FRIDAY

  • LIVE AFTER FIVE: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Galvez Stage, North Boulevard Town Square. With music by Colin Lake with Startisan. Free.
  • BREC’S HOWL-O-WEEN EVENT: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Forest Community Park, 13900 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. Baton Rouge Kennel Club will have some of their dogs on hand for a “meet and greet.” Free.
  • BEN SOLLEE: 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. A live music performance by the American cellist, singer-songwriter and composer. (225) 344-0334 or manshiptheatre.org
  • ATLAS FIGHTS 22 - LIVE ULTIMATE MIXED MARTIAL ARTS: 8 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center Arena. Team Louisiana vs. Team Mississippi. $20 and up. www.brrivercenter.com

FRIDAY AND SUNDAY

  • DISNEY’S ALADDIN, JR.: 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Runnels Theatre for the Performing Arts, 17255 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. Runnels Elementary School musical, (225) 751-2192

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • SPRING AWAKENING: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Theatre Baton Rouge Studio Theatre, 7155 Florida Blvd. The story of youth in 1891 Germany learning about their pubescent bodies. $28 or $25 per person for groups 10 or more and $20, students. (225) 924-6496 or theatrebr.org
  • CHOIR BOY: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre, Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. Presented by New Venture Theatre, it’s the story of the fictional choir from The Charles R. Dew Prep School for Boys. For mature audiences. (225) 344-0334 or newventure.org

SATURDAY

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth Street between Main and Laurel streets, downtown. Home grown produce and other homemade products. (225) 267-5060

COOKOFF BEFORE KICKOFF: NOON-5 P.M., TAILGATE AREA, LSU. COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS, TAILGATE CONTEST. COOKOFFBEFOREKICKOFF.COM/CONTEST

FALL FESTIVAL: 1 P.M.-3 P.M., THE ENCHANTED MANSION, A DOLL MUSEUM, 190 LEE DRIVE. CHILDREN CAN PAINT PUMPKINS, MAKE PAPER TURKEYS AND DECORATE LEAVES. ALSO, SNACKS AND GAMES. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED; LIMITED SEATING. (225) 769-0005

  • CORN MAZE AND BONFIRE: 4 p.m.-9 p.m., Burden Museum & Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane. Corn maze, bonfire, food and live music. $10, general admission; free, children 3 and younger. (225) 763-3990

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

  • BOO AT THE ZOO: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road, Baker. A merry-not-scary trick-or-treating extravaganza. (225) 775-3877

THE BIENVILLE HOUSE CENTER FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE ANNUAL AWARDS: 6 P.M., UNITARIAN CHURCH OF BATON ROUGE, 8470 GOODWOOD BLVD. FREE.

SUNDAY

  • YAPPY 5K RUN AND 1 MILE COSTUME STROLL: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square. Held this year will be in conjunction with Sunday in the Park.
  • HALLOWEEN CHARITY SCAVENGER HUNT: 1 p.m.-6 p.m.,Caliente Mexican Craving, Lee Drive. Up to five-person team, $20 per person. Proceeds go toward doctoral student Niki Hansen’s work at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine on implanting prosthetic legs onto horses. experiment.com/users/nikimariehansen
  • ECLECTIC FALL GARDENS IN OLD BATON ROUGE: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., seven gardens in the Southdowns, Old Goodwood and Afton neighborhoods. Hosted by the LSU Hilltop Arboretum. $20; students with ID, $5. Buy tickets and view map at www.lsu.edu/hilltop
  • SUNDAY IN THE PARK: 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Galvez Stage, North Boulevard Town Square. Featuring music by the Damon Fowler Band. Free.
  • LSU SOPRANO SANDRA MOON: 3 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall. $10.
  • SUCCESS IN THE CITY: 3 p.m.-7 p.m., Greenwell Springs Road Regional Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Local author/poet showcase featuring Erika LèSha.
  • SALSA SUNDAYS: 4 p.m.-7 p.m., The Red Shoes, 2303 Government St. In support of Breast Cancer Awareness, proceeds will be donated to SurviveDat, a program for young breast cancer survivors. Minimum Donation requested is $5. (225) 278-4449

MONDAY

  • CASTLE CREEP FEST: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. Trick-or-treat stations, face painting, storytelling, magic shows, mad scientist demonstrations and more. $5, children; free, adults accompanying children. (225) 342-0500

TUESDAY

  • 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.
  • DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM: 7:30 p.m., River Center Theatre, 275 St. Louis St. Celebrating its 45th year, the multicultural company is known for bringing innovative and bold new forms of artistic expression to audiences around the world. Presented by Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre. $30-$60. (225) 766-8379 or batonrougeballet.org

TUESDAY-SUNDAY, NOV. 2

  • ‘EURYDICE’: 7:30 p.m. nightly and 2 p.m. Sunday, Studio Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building. An LSU Theatre Lab production. $10, at the door only. (225) 578-4174 or theatre.lsu.edu

WEDNESDAY

  • 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.
  • MOVIE NIGHT BR: 7 p.m. North Boulevard Town Square. Music from 6 p.m.-7 p.m., followed by screening of “Hocus Pocus.”
  • LSU PHILHARMONIA CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall. $10, general public; $5, students.

THURSDAY

  • BOO WITH THE BLUE: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., new Baton Rouge Police Headquarters, Airline Highway at Goodwood Boulevard. Halloween party with costumes, games and food. Geared toward younger children. Visitors can also view some of the department’s vehicles and horses.

JOHNETTE DOWNING: 6 P.M., ASCENSION PARISH MAIN LIBRARY, 708 S. IRMA AVE., GONZALES. THE MUSICIAN WILL PERFORM “EL SUENO DE LOS ISLENOS (THE DREAM OF THE CANARY ISLANDS),” A SET OF NEW SONGS AND STORIES IN CELEBRATION OF THE CANARY CULTURE. (225) 647-3955

MOZART’S DON GIOVANNI: 7:30 P.M., CLAUDE L. SHAVER THEATRE, MUISIC AND DRAMATIC ARTS BUILDING, LSU. AN LSU OPERA PRODUCTION. $30. MUSIC.LSU.EDU

ONGOING

  • ANN CONNELLY FINE ART: 4221 Perkins Road. Patrick Tiek exhibition, through Tuesday. www.annconnelly.com
  • BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Latest works from artist members Rosemary Goodell, Craig McCullen and Amy James, through Friday, Oct. 31. Noon-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Free.
  • BREC SPLASH PADS: 8 a.m.-8 p.m., City-Brooks, Forest and Greenwood Community Parks. Open through October.
  • 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
  • CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 660 N. 4th St. “Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn,” exhibit of art and history spanning the late 18th and early 19th centuries, including Napoleon Bonparte’s death mask. Through March 1.
  • 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
  • DOG ADOPTIONS: Noon-4 p.m., Petco, 3535 Perkins Road. $125 adoption fee. Sponsored by YELP! BR. (225) 485-9200
  • ELIZABETHAN GALLERY: 680 Jefferson Highway. Hours: Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Featured artist exhibition by Darryl Alello. Alello’s portion of the show is called “Italia Rivisitato,” which was inspired by a trip to Italy. The show marks the 25th year that he has had work at the gallery. Other featured artists are Carol Hallock, oils, and Krista Roche, mixed media. Through Saturday, Nov. 8.
  • LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 River Road S. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Main Gallery feature: “Art in Action: Inflate. Draw. Pour,” an exhibit presented in honor of Prospect 3, an international contemporary art biennial. Soupcon Gallery features “Peter de Francia: An Italianate in Britain,” an exhibit to showcase the distinctive paintings the British writer and teacher. Through Jan. 4.
  • 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. “Rooted Communities” by Nari Ward, through Jan. 18. “Accalia and the Swamp Monster” by Kelli Scott Kelley, through Jan. 25. lsumoa.org
  • 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
  • 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 Sunday. “Mill Sessions,” an exhibit of photographs by New Orleans photographer David Armentor focuses on the sugar production in south Louisiana. Exhibit runs through Sunday, Nov. 9. (225) 336-2422, ext. 15
  • Compiled by Leslie D. Rose