FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

  • 2015 MODEL SEARCH: 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. Open casting call.

“KICK IT OUT”: 7:30 P.M. FRIDAY, AND 1 P.M. AND 7:30 P.M. SATURDAY, MANSHIP THEATRE IN THE SHAW CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 100 LAFAYETTE ST. OF MOVING COLOR’S COMMUNITY PRODUCTION. $13-$35. (225) 344-0334 OR MANSHIPTHEATRE.ORG

FRIDAY-FEB. 8

  • “OTHER PEOPLE’S MONEY”: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and Feb. 5-7; and 2 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Feb. 8, Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. $25, general; $21, subscribers; $22, groups of 10 or more; $20, students. (225) 924-6496 or TheatreBR.org

SATURDAY

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth Street between Main and Laurel streets, downtown. Homegrown produce and other homemade products. (225) 267-5060
  • ASHVILLE BALLET SUMMER INTENSIVE: NOON, REGISTRATION; 1 P.M.-2:30 P.M., CLASS, THE DANCERS’ WORKSHOP, 10745 LINKWOOD COURT. FOR AGES 11 AND OLDER. (225) 766-8379 OR BATONROUGEBALLET.ORG.

300 YEARS OF SOUL: 7:30 P.M., LSU STUDENT UNION THEATER, LSU CAMPUS. A PERFORMANCE BY SIX VOCALISTS WHO WILL TAKE THE AUDIENCE ON AN EXCURSION THROUGH AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE VIA SONGS FROM JAZZ TO RHYTHM AND BLUES. STUDENTS, $10; GENERAL PUBLIC, $35 AND UP. LSU.EDU/UNION

SUNDAY

  • FIRST FREE SUNDAY: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., USS Kidd Veterans Memorial & Museum, 305 S. River Road. Free, self-guided tours of both the ship and museum, games, coloring stations, music, movies in theater and fall crafts. (225) 342-1942 or usskidd.com

FREE FIRST SUNDAY: 1 P.M.-5 P.M., FIFTH FLOOR, LSU MUSEUM OF ART, 100 LAFAYETTE ST. PICK UP A FREE ARTBOX AT THE ADMISSIONS DESK.

  • FIRST SUNDAY: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. Free general admission and discounted planetarium rates.

MONDAY

  • A BUTTERFLY OPERA BALL: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., City Club of Baton Rouge, 355 North Blvd. An Opera Louisiane production featuring cocktails, arias, buffet-style meal, champagne and music by Magnolia Strings. $150, or $275 per couple. operalouisiane.com.

TUESDAY

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 8470 Goodwood Blvd. (parking lot of Unitarian Church).
  • ZYDECO ARTIST CHUBBY CARRIER: 1:30-2:30 p.m., Dumas Conference Room on Baton Rouge Community College’s Mid City campus, 201 Community College Drive. Lecture followed by a performance. Free.
  • WHIRLING DERVISHES OF RUMI: 7 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. An 800-year-old traditional spiritual performance by members of a branch of the Sufi order of Turkey. $20, general public; $15, seniors; $10, students with valid ID (225) 216-0660, theparktheatre.com or eventbrite.com/e/the-whirling-dervishes-of-rumi-tickets-15134207823
  • 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. Featuring a sandlot-style poetry slam between two teams. $7.

WEDNESDAY

  • SEMESTER-AT-A-GLANCE: 9:30 a.m., First Christian Church, 8484 Old Hammond Highway. Presented by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Lagniappe Chapter, course instructors will offer a look at offerings for the spring semester. (225) 578-2500 or OLLI@outreach.lsu.edu.
  • FIRST WEDNESDAY: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Opening reception for an exhibition featuring Jamie Baldridge in his debut as a BRG artist member, Kathryn Hunter and Kelli Scott Kelley. (225) 383-1470

WEDNESDAY-SUNDAY, FEB. 15

  • ALL MY SONS: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, Feb. 7, and Tuesday, Feb.10-Saturday, Feb. 14, and 2 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 8 and 15, Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive. A Swine Palace production. Pay-what-you-can night on Wednesday; all other shows, $30, general public; $20, seniors and LSU faculty and staff; $15, students. (225) 578-3527 or swinepalace.org.

THURSDAY

  • SPECTRAL SPACES: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Red Shoes, 2303 Government St. An Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge adult poetry workshop taught by Cynthia Toups. $25 per class or $130 for full session. Ends April 16. (225) 344-8558

YOGA IN THE GALLERIES: 6 P.M., LSU MUSEUM OF ART, 100 LAFAYETTE ST. ORGANIZED BY THE RED STICK PEACE MAKERS, THE SERIES WILL RUN THURSDAYS THROUGH FEB. 5. $15 PER CLASS OR $40 FOR THE BUNDLE. (225) 389-7209

“OUR CHILDREN ON STAGE”: 6 P.M., EBR MAIN LIBRARY, 7711 GOODWOOD BLVD. DEBOSE FINE ARTS VISUAL ARTS AWARDS CEREMONY AND RECEPTION. (225) 387-5932 OR THEDEBOSEFOUNDATIONINC.COM

  • IRISH MUSIC NIGHT: 6:30 p.m., Cafe Americain, 7521 Jefferson Highway. Featuring live music by Beth Patterson and Brian Breen. $10, Irish Club members; $15, general admission. bririshclub.org.

ONGOING

  • ARTS COUNCIL OF GREATER BATON ROUGE FIREHOUSE COMMUNITY GALLERY: 427 Laurel St. (225) 344-8558. “I On The Road Connecting Us,” artworks in response to a walk in the neighborhood by Sheryl Southwick. Opening reception 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Friday. Show runs through Feb. 27.
  • BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, (225) 383-1470. Exhibition featuring Jamie Baldridge in his debut as a BRG artist member, Kathryn Hunter and Kelli Scott Kelley. Through Feb. 26. batonrougegallery.org.
  • BREC’S BLUEBONNET SWAMP NATURE CENTER: 10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway. “American Decoy Exhibit,” through Feb. 28. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $3, adults; $2, children ages 3-17; and $2.50, seniors 65 and older. (225) 757-8905
  • 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 Feb. 28.
  • 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. Saturday, Petco, 3535 Perkins Road. $125 adoption fee. Sponsored by Yelp! BR. (225) 485-9200
  • LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 River Road S. “A World of Dreams: Landscapes by Tula Telfair,” Main Gallery; and “Manchac: In the Wake of North Pass, An Installation by Megan Singleton,” SoupCon Gallery, both through March 15. Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
  • DOG TRAINING CLASSES: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Blue Cross Blue Shield parking lot, 5525 Reitz Ave. A one-hour per week, six-week course facilitated by the Louisiana Capital City Obedience Club. Experienced teachers offer training for puppy, beginner and advanced classes. All breeds accepted. Proceeds to benefit LCCOC. $100. lccoc.org
  • LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “An American in Venice; Venice, Traces.” Through April 19. lsumoa.org
  • LSU SCHOOL OF ART’S GLASSELL GALLERY: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “Freedom of a Different Kind: The Art of Michael Triegel,” runs through Sunday, March 1. Free. (225) 389-7180 or glassellgallery.org
  • LIVINGSTON PARISH CHILDREN’S CHOIR OPEN ENROLLMENT: Enrollment for the spring semester. $150. (225) 247-8555 or LPCCsing.org
  • OSCHNER MEDICAL CENTER - TOM WALLACE ART WALL: 17000 Medical Center Drive. An exhibit of art by Bonnie Smith Williams titled “Familiar Subjects - New and Old” will run through March 28. Each piece of art tells a story or is done in a different technique.
  • 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 through Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 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: 801 Harding Blvd. (225) 771-4109. “Irvin Jones Collection of African-American Art.” Opening reception 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4. Show runs through March 5.

  • WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson, Port Allen. “Brave Steps: The Louisiana Native Guard,” an exhibit to mark the last year of the U.S. Civil War Sesquicentennial, through March 22. “Apron Chronicles: A Patchwork of American Recollections,” a pairing of stories collected by author and curator EllynAnne Geisel with portraits by Kristina Loggia, through April 5. (225) 336-2422, ext. 15

Compiled by Leslie D. Rose