• “THE TAMING OF THE SHREW”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Theatre Baton Rouge’s Studio Theatre, 7155 Florida Blvd. Theatre Baton Rouge’s Young Actors Program’s production of William Shakespeare’s comedy. $19. (225) 924-6496 or


  • PERKINS ROWE ARTS FESTIVAL: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, noon-6 p.m., Perkins Rowe, Perkins Road at Bluebonnet. Shop with artists from Louisiana and the Southeast, who will present original works of art in a variety of mediums including, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, textiles, photographs, glass and paintings.


  • WEARIN’ FOR ARON: 11 a.m., Lewy Physical Therapy, 8448 Siegen Lane. Fundraiser to benefit ALS patient Aron Duncan. Food, live music, jambalaya cook-off, silent auction, kids’ games, bingo, wine cork pull, raffle. (225) 767-8182. or
  • HALFWAY TO ST. PATRICK’S DAY BASH: 2:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Chelsea’s Café. The event will feature an open bar, jambalaya dinner, green beer and green jello shots. Tickets are $40. Proceeds benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area.
  • CREATIVE WRITING AT LSU: 4 p.m. Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Creative Writing professors Zack Godshall, Laura Mullen, Jason Buch and Joshua Wheeler talk about their creative process and read from their works in this Sundays @ 4 free presentation.


  • AN EVENING OF CHAMBER MUSIC: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive. Philip Myer, principal horn with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, performs with violinist Yova Milanova and pianist Willis Delony. Tickets are $15. For more information, call (225) 578-3527 or visit


  • FREE BAYOU RUM TASTING: 5 p.m.-7 p.m., The Radio Bar, 3079 Government St., Suite B. Sample the local distillery’s line of spirits.
  • LSU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. First Baptist Church, 529 Convention St. Enjoy a performance from the orchestra. Tickets are $15. For more information, call (225) 578-3527 or visit


  • SIP & SHOP: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Studio 667. In this event from the Baton Rouge Fashion Council, you can enjoy complementary wine and light bites to enjoy while you shop local boutiques such as Savannah Jane, Rouge Boutique and Kat Noel Designs. For more information, visit
  • FRENCH CULINARY SERIES IN CELEBRATION OF FRENCH WINE, FOOD & ART: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St., 5th Floor. Relax as chefs from local French restaurants guide you through a variety of wine and food pairings. $35 for museum members. $40 for non-members. All three evenings are $100 for museum members and $110 for non-members. Contact the museum store at (225) 389-7210 for more information.


  • COMMON GARDENING MISTAKES: September 22 at 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Galvez Branch. Janis Poche, a local master gardener and past president of Ascension Parish Master Gardeners and the Gonzales Garden Club, reveals common gardening blunders.


  • BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. New works from gallery members Anne Boudreau, Haejung Lee and Matt Morris will be on display through Sept. 31.
  • NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: Serving four communities — Scotlandville, Gardere, Old South Baton Rouge, and Melrose East. Art activities are developed around themes that celebrate different artists across cultures as well as exhibitions on view at the LSU Museum of Art. The education department also integrates a science or math component. All activities are adapted to pre-school through high school ages and a range of abilities. (225) 389-7212
  • CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, Acadian Village Petco, 3535 Perkins Road.
  • CAAWS DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive.

Cat adoptions: Noon-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. (225) 636-2680

  • ELIZABETHAN GALLERY: 680 Jefferson Highway. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.
  • FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (225) 769-0582 or visit
  • HILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY: LSU campus. Check out “Graphic Sensibility: Selected Comics & Illustrations from DC to Dürer,” through Sept. 26. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday; hours are extended to 8 p.m. Tuesdays when classes are in session; and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Free. (225) 578-6544 or
  • JONES WALKER FOYER: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “Do You See What I See?,” featuring photography by Denise Roussel, runs through Oct. 11. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, and 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Free. (225) 346-5001.
  • LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 River Road S. The museum is showing “Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami,” through Sept. 27; and “Selected Recent Acquisitions,” through Sept. 13. Hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. (225) 344-5272 or
  • LOUISIANA’S OLD STATE CAPITOL: 100 North Blvd. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (225) 342-0500
  • LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Check out the exhibitions “Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris 1880-1910,” running through March 20, 2016 and “Shaking Up Prohibition: The Cocktail Drawings of Olive Leonhardt,” through Oct. 31.
  • LSU SCHOOL OF ART’S ALFRED C. GLASSELL JR. GALLERY: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. (225) 389-7180
  • PET ADOPTIONS: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Companion Animal Alliance, 2680 Progress Road. (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 Hwy. Kittens, cats, puppies and dogs are 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, Friends of the Animals Adoption House, 8476 Highland Road.
  • SHAW CENTER FOR THE ARTS FRONT LOBBY: 100 Lafayette St. Check out paintings by Elan Vital Montessori School students created through pin art, bubble art and pendulum painting.
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY’S VISUAL ARTS GALLERY: Frank Hayden Hall. Charlie T. Johnson’s solo show, “Art Reclaimed and Reconstituted,” through Oct. 1.
  • WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. “Holding Out and Hanging On: 10 Years Later,” featuring photographs by Thomas Neff, commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, will be on display through Sept. 13. “House & Home” will also be on display through Oct. 18.
  • WINE WALK: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Restaurant IPO, 421 Third St. Taste wines and enjoy foods in downtown Baton Rouge. $10 for a wine bracelet and a wine card for the list of venues and the number of tastings. Must be 21 years old.
  • YELP! BR PET ADOPTIONS: Noon-4 p.m. Sundays, and 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road. Applications accepted for adoption approval. (225) 485-9200 or

Compiled by Whitney Christy