FOOD TRUCK ROUNDUP AT TIN ROOF!: 5 p.m., Tin Roof Brewing, 1624 Wyoming St. Enjoy food from Baton Rouge and New Orleans food trucks.
"ALTERNATIVE LANDSCAPES" AND "MUSICAL CHAIRS": 6 p.m., Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St. Featuring the latest works from artists Matthew Blessing and Erfan Ghiasi. artsbr.org, (225) 344-8558.
WHITE LIGHT NIGHT ART FESTIVAL: 6 p.m., from the intersection of Jefferson Highway and Goodwood Boulevard to the intersection of Government and 14th streets. This annual, free art hop features local artists, vendors, live music and food at various locations. facebook.com/midcitymerchants, midcitymerchantsbr.org.
FALL ART SHOW AND OPENING RECEPTION: 6 p.m., Elizabethan Gallery, 680 Jefferson Highway. Featuring new work by gallery artists in honor of the 200th anniversary of Baton Rouge. Free. (225) 924-6437.
OPEN HOUSE: 6 p.m., Forward Arts, 100 Lafayette St., Suite 227. Celebrate our new space with poetry, music and snacks. (225) 333-8916.
FAMILY DINNER IMPROV SHOW: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. Hang out with the Baton Rouge comedy troupe and enjoy live improv games. For ages 17 and up. $6 plus fees. manshiptheatre.org, (866) 451-2787.
BROADMOOR ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL: 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Broadmoor High School, 10100 Goodwood Blvd. An annual event featuring handcrafted items and original artwork. $3 admission for ages 13 and up, free for ages 12 and under. $2 parking. facebook.com/broadmoorfest.
"SISTER ACT": 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film. $19 for students, $30 general admission at theatrebr.org.
SHADRACK CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND: Dusk to 10 p.m. Monday-Thursday & dusk to 11 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. A drive-through LED Christmas show synchronized to music. $25 per car, $40 for vans and small buses, and $80 for school and tour buses. On display through January 7.
CONTRA DANCE: 3 p.m., St. Alban's Chapel, 11 Dalrymple Drive (at Highland Road). Featuring a Double Dance with Ladies at Play from Oklahoma. All dances walked and cued throughout; beginners welcome. Registration at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. One dance $10; two dances $15. (225) 803-9194.
"RE-MISSION": 6 p.m. & 8 p.m., LSU Rural Life Museum, 4560 Essen Lane. A newly revamped version of the dance work, inspired by the life of Cristy Mumphrey. $25 online, $30 at the door. fortheloveofdance.org.
B&B RODEO: 7 p.m., Parker Coliseum, LSU Ave. An annual LSU tradition benefiting the Cancer Services of Baton Rouge. $8 general admission, $5 for students. (985) 713-5231.
LEUR LIVE: 7 p.m., The Radio Bar, 3079 Government St. Celebrating the release of the third issue of the LGBTQIA+ magazine.
GREEN UP RED STICK: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Main Library at 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Featuring a curated group of makers, music and food. $50. batonrougegreen.com.
"MEAN STREETS" DINNER AND A MOVIE: 8 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. A screening of the classic film featuring Robert De Niro. $5 for screening only; $30 with meal from Capital City Grill. (866) 451-2787, manshiptheatre.org.
PLANETARIUM FAMILY HOUR AND STARGAZING: 10 a.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Learn about stars and constellations in the local night sky; planetarium show to follow. (225) 344-5272, lasm.org.
SCIENCE ACADEMY SATURDAYS: 10 a.m. to noon, Highland Road Park Observatory, 13800 Highland Road. Explore gravity, simple machines, stars and more in this series. For ages 8-12. $5 per in-parish cadet, $6 per out-of-parish cadet. hrpo.lsu.edu/programs/academy.html.
"PAW PATROL LIVE": 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. both days, and 6 p.m. Saturday, Raising Cane's River Center, 275 S. River Road. A music-filled production based on the animated series. Tickets start at $22. ticketmaster.com.
LIHA POW WOW: Noon to 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. Learn about the state's Indian heritage at this annual event. $5. crazycrow.com/site/event/liha-powwow.
ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Spanish Town Market, 701 Spanish Town Road. The neighborhood market celebrates 103 years with music, art, beer and food.
CAPITAL CITY CLASSICS CRUISE IN: 3 p.m., Pep Boys Auto Parts & Service, 9704 Airline Highway. A classic car club meet.
BACKYARD BIRD GARDENER CAMP: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., LSU Hilltop Arboretum, 11855 Highland Road. Children ages 7-10 will learn how to prepare an inviting backyard for bird watching. $50 for members, $85 for nonmembers. (225) 767-6916, lsu.edu/hilltop.
NO SHOW COMEDY: 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., The Guru, 1857 Government St. Featuring headliner Dan van Kirk. $10, $5 with a No Show shirt. BYOB. facebook.com/thenoshowcomedy.
FALL ROCKET CAMP: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Highland Road Observatory, 13800 Highland Road. A two-day program where kids can construct a rocket. Ages 9-13. $55 for in-parish residents, $66 for out-of-parish residents. hrpo.lsu.edu, (225) 768-9948.
MOVIE IN THE PARK — "FREE BIRDS": 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Mante Sano Park, 2701 Greenwell St. Enjoy a free screening of "Free Birds."
AT THE LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES BUILDING: 3851 Essen Lane. Featuring the 48th National River Road Art Show and Sale.
AT WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Highway, Port Allen. Featuring "Over Here & Over There: Americans at Home and Abroad in WWI" on display through Jan. 8; "Raw Sugar: Harvest in Black and White" on display through Dec. 31.
AT LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Fifth floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Featuring "Bonjour: Au Revoir Surréalisme" on display through March 25; "Broken Time: Sculpture by Martin Payton" through Feb. 11; and "Art in Louisiana: Views into the Collection." lsumoa.org.
AT LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 S. River Road. Featuring "The Art of Chaos & Order: Sam Losavio" on display through Jan. 7; "The Red That Colored the World" on display through Jan. 14; "Alyce Simon: Atomic Art" through Dec. 3; and Miss Trudy's Traveling Trunk Show 11 a.m. Saturdays. lasm.org.
AT CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 660 N. Fourth St. Featuring selections from the permanent collection. louisianastatemuseum.org/museums/capitol-park-museum.
Compiled by Kristie Bihm.