- BARN TALK: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. Titled “Plight of Horses in World War I”, the event is a talk by veterinarian Dr. Amy Cangelosi and farrier Cindy Meeker.
LIVE AFTER FIVE: 5 P.M.-8 P.M., GALVEZ STAGE, NORTH BOULEVARD TOWN SQUARE. FEATURING MUSIC BY CHRIS LEBLANC AND THE SPANISH TOWN BIG BAND FREE.
- TAILGATE CELEBRATION: 5:30 p.m., Richard F. Gill Cub Stadium, LSU campus. In celebration of Glen Davis’ induction into the U-High Hall of Fame, he will host the tailgate during the school’s home opener against Southern Lab. (225) 328-3765 or gbbdf.org
- ANNUAL WINE AND FOOD EXPERIENCE: 7 p.m., Celtic Media Centre, 10000 Celtic Drive. Sponsored by the Baton Rouge Irish Club and hosted by WBRZ’s Whitney Vann. Guest can enjoy wine tasting and food by area vendors and vintners. Tickets are $30 for club members, $35 for nonmembers and $40 at the door. (225) 924-6437
- “ IN THE HEIGHTS”: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. $25. (225) 344-0334 or newventuretheatre.org
- ‘MARY POPPINS’: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Thursday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. A musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film, it’s the story of the Banks family who live in a big house in London and are in need of nanny services. $28, $25 each for groups of 10 or more and $20, students with ID. (225) 924-6496 or theatrebr.org
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth Street between Main and Laurel streets, downtown. Homegrown produce and other homemade products. (225) 344-8558
- INNER BALANCE YOGA CHAKRA WORKSHOP: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Red Shoes, 2303 Government St. Learn yoga poses designed to bring each area into balance. $20. (225) 388-1170 or theredshoes.org
- COVER KID AND BIRTHDAY BASH: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road. Contest for children 18 months to age 17 to have an opportunity to be selected as one of 50 to appear on the covers and within Baton Rouge Parents Magazine. There will also be free children’s activities and entertainment. $20 to enter contest. (225) 292-0032 or brparents.com
- BATON ROUGE BALLET THEATRE ENSEMBLE AUDITIONS: 10:30 a.m., The Dancers’ Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court. Auditions for The Ensemble, a new contemporary group. (225) 766-8379
- LIGHT UP LOUISIANA PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. Featured presenters and workshops on underwater, landscape and wildlife photography. Free. (225) 342-0500
- SATURDAY ARTS FOR FAMILIES: LEROY NEIMAN: COLOR MOVEMENT PLAY AND PAINT: 10:30 a.m., Fifth Floor, LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. $3, free to museum members.
- HERPETORAMA/REPTICON REPTILE SHOW: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Lamar Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. One-day tickets: $10, adults; $5, ages 5-12; and kids 4 and under, free. Two-day tickets: $15, adults; $5, ages 5-12; kids 4 and under, free.
- ROCK THE PAWS: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square. A pet adopt-a-thon and concert featuring a family fun day, food and pet activities and music by Fandango and Fur Baby. (225) 765-7400
- “ARSENIC & OLD LACE” AUDITIONS: 3 p.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, and 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Monday, Pasqua Theatre, 823 N. Felicity Ave., Gonzales. An Ascension Community Theatre production. The show will run Nov. 6-9, and 13-16. (225) 647-1230
- “GOOD JOB” BOOK SIGNING AND SEMINAR: 3 p.m.-6 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Meet author Michelle McCalope and learn tips on how to pen your first novel or book.
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 8470 Goodwood Blvd. (parking lot of Unitarian Church).
- THE ECLECTIC TRUTH SLAM AND OPEN MIC POETRY READING: 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Firehouse Gallery, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St. $7.
- RED STICK MOBILE FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway; and 12:30 p.m-2 p.m., Star Hill Church, 1400 N. Foster Drive. Weather permitting.
- CHRONOLOGICALLY GIFTED AND TALENTED: Noon, Naylor Hall, Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. The speaker will be artist and cartoonist David I. Norwood. Registration is due by Monday. (225) 924-4271
- WOMEN & WINE WEDNESDAYS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Mestizo’s Restaurant, 2323 S. Acadian Thruway. A social event for women sponsored by Baton Rouge’s Business & Social Network for Women. Free.
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 6400 Perkins Road (behind Pennington Biomedical Research Center).
- RED STICK MOBILE FARMERS MARKET: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Delmont Service Center, 3535 Riley St.; and noon-2 p.m., Dr. Leo S. Butler Community Center, 950 E. Washington St. Weather permitting.
- “A NIGHT OF ART AND SCIENCE”: 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m., Beauregard Gallery, 715 Europe St. A showcase of nature photography from The Nature Conservancy of Louisiana’s State Land Steward Matt Pardue, as well as a recently published book on the Atchafalaya Basin by Director of Freshwater and Marine Science Bryan Piazza. (225) 383-1932
- HERITAGE LECTURE: 6 p.m., Old Governor’s Mansion, 502 North Blvd. Author and historian Ron Chapman will speak on his publication, “Battle of New Orleans: But for a Piece of Wood,” which focuses on the British Campaign for the Gulf as they tried to take New Orleans. Free for FHL members, $10 guest. (225) 387-2464 or fhl.org
MUSEUM AFTER DARK: 6 P.M.-8 P.M., LSU MUSEUM OF ART, SHAW CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 100 LAFAYETTE ST. SHOW YOUR LSU SPORTS KNOWLEDGE WHILE SAMPLING FOOD FROM HEIRLOOM CUISINE AND BEER FROM TIN ROOF BREWING COMPANY. LSU SPORTS GUESTS WILL ALSO MAKE AN APPEARANCE.TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR $45 MEMBERS, $55 NON-MEMBERS. (225) 389-7210
- BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Exhibit by Scott Finch, Charles Barbier, Leanne Cambric and Paul Dean, through Thursday, Sept. 25. Hours: noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Free. (225) 383-1470
- BREC SPLASH PADS: 8 a.m.-8 p.m., City-Brooks, Forest and Greenwood Community Parks. Open through October.
- EBR MAIN LIBRARY: 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Eric J. Brown exhibit, The “Creator’s Breath” collection and “form of calligraphy” paintings; and “Ransom Rambo,” a collection of original paintings honoring African-American heroes, through Sept. 30. (225) 231-3712 or ebrpl.com
- LAGNIAPPE DULCIMER SOCIETY: Basic beginner class and beyond-beginner class offered four Mondays in September, with final class on Monday, Oct. 6. Classes are 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at Community Bible Church, 8354 Jefferson Highway. (225) 261-6696 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- LIVINGSTON PARISH CHILDREN’S CHORUS: New Convenant Church, Denham Springs. Fall semester underway. Apprentice choir for children in grades K-3 meets 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Chorus for grades 3-10 meets 6 p.m. Tuesday. lpccsing.org or (225) 247-5555
- LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “LeRoy Neiman: Action!,” exhibit of work by the American artist and sports illustrator, through Jan. 17, 2015. “Rooted Communities” by Nari Ward, through Jan. 18, 2015. “Accalia and the Swamp Monster” by Kelli Scott Kelley, through Jan. 25, 2015. lsumoa.org
- LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 River Road S. Hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. “CANstruction Competition,” participants in area design, building and business communities have built structures made of cans of food. Display runs through Friday. “American Brilliant Cut Glass: A Silver Lining” and “Herman Mhire - Emilio Garcia: The Art and Science of Shells,” through Wednesday, Sept. 24. “Selections from the LASM Collection: Egyptian Tapestries,” through Sunday, Oct. 12. $7.25 for adults; $6.25 for children ages 2-12 and seniors age 65 and older; $5 for groups of 15 or more. College students with ID and museum members are admitted free. (225) 344-5272 or lasm.org
- LOUISIANA’S OLD STATE CAPITOL: 100 North Blvd. “Light Up Louisiana,” presented by the Louisiana Photographic Society. Exhibit continues until Saturday, Sept. 20. (225) 342-0500
- LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES: 3851 Essen Lane. Exhibits by Tony Bernard and woodcarver Henry Watson through Tuesday, Sept. 30. Free. (225) 922-1000
- CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, Acadian Village Petco, 3535 Perkins Road. CAAWS.org
- CAAWS DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. CAAWS.org
- CAT ADOPTIONS: noon-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. The society also holds adoption events 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the PetSmart in Siegen Marketplace and the Acadian Village Petco. (225) 636-2680
- PET ADOPTIONS: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Companion Animal Alliance, 2680 Progress Road. Prices include spay/neuter, microchip and all vaccinations. The society also offers adoptions 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Acadian Village Petco. For more information, call (225) 774-7701.
- PET ADOPTIONS: 11:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, PetSmart, 8660 Airline Highway. Kittens, cats, puppies and dogs available from the Northside Humane Society. (225) 964-6992
- PET ADOPTIONS: 11:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday (during Daylight Saving Time only), The Friends of the Animals Adoption House, 8476 Highland Road. The organization also offers adoptions noon-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Orvis in Perkins Rowe. friendsoftheanimalsbr.org
- RIVER COMMUNITY CHURCH: 36367 Old Perkins Road, Prairieville. Third annual “Children’s Community Art and Photography Show,” through Sunday, Sept. 28. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sundays and by appointment. Free. For an appointment, email email@example.com.
Southern University Visual Arts Gallery: Frank Hayden Hall. “The Importance of Art to Historically Black Colleges and Universities in This New Millennium,” through Friday, Oct. 31. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and by appointment on Friday. Free.
West Baton Rouge Museum: 845 N. Jefferson, Port Allen. “100 Years After the War to End All Wars,” exhibit marking the centennial anniversary of the start of World War I, through Oct. 26. “Mill Sessions,” an exhibit of photographs by New Orleans photographer David Armentor focuses on the sugar production in south Louisiana. Exhibit runs through Nov. 9. (225) 336-2422, ext. 15
Compiled by Leslie D. Rose