FRIDAY

MARKING TIME EXHIBIT: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., USS KIDD, 305 S. River Road. A new traveling exhibit portraying the artwork and slogans capturing the era's politics, recorded by men headed for battle in the late 1960s. On display through Feb. 28. Parental guidance suggested. usskidd.com.

FALL FUN FEST: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd. Featuring card games, luncheon tea and a plant sale. $20. Call Cathie Ryan at (225) 921-8898 or Susie Smith at (225) 926-8483.

BOOS AND BREWS: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tin Roof Brewing Company, 1624 Wyoming St. Enjoy a specialty blood orange Voodoo Pale Ale, food by Reed's Cakes and a pet costume contest at 6:30 p.m. facebook.com/tinroofbeer.

BELLY UP WITH THE BAR: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Live Oak Arabians, 6300 Jefferson Highway. Annual brew fest and cook-off competition, benefiting the Baton Rouge Bar Foundation's youth education programs. Call Donna Buuck at (225) 214-5556 for more information. 

HALLOWEEN EVENT: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave. Trick-or-treating, vintage holiday games, robotics activities and music. 

ZOMBIE PUB CRAWL: 6 p.m. to 2 a.m., Belle of Baton Rouge Casino Atrium, 103 France St. Get a quick zombie makeover and have some drinks. $15 per person. 1031consortium.com/index.php/zombie-pub-crawl-3/.

PECHAKUCHA NIGHT BATON ROUGE VOL. VI: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Mid City Ballroom, 136 S. Acadian Thruway. Featuring locals such as Jenny Ballard, Jalea Jackson and Donney Rose speaking. $10 at the door. facebook.com/pechakuchabatonrouge

TAKE IT TO THE STREETS FEST: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Cemeteries District, Mid City Baton Rouge. A busking and art festival. Artists and performers registration fee is $10. midcitystudio.org/tittsfest

TRIVIAL OBJECTIONS: 8 p.m., Hartley/Vey Theatres, 100 Lafayette St. Local comedians try to outsmart others in a series of quizzes and debates. Ages 16 and up. $7. manshiptheatre.org

FRIDAY, SATURDAY

"THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW": 8 p.m. & 11:59 p.m. both nights, Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. See this campy salute to horror movies and sexual liberation. $25 general admission, $19 for students. theatrebr.org, (225) 924-6496. 

BREC-A-BOO: FOREST: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for ages 6 and under on Friday, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for all ages on both days, BREC's Forest Community Park, 13900 S. Harrells Ferry Road. Enjoy carnival games, ghostly visitors and costume contests. brec.org

FRIDAY-SUNDAY 

FIFOCON: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Belle of Baton Rouge, 103 France St. A new convention showcasing tabletop and video gaming and cosplaying. One-day pass $30, weekend passes are $45. fifocon.com

"THE COMEDY OF ERRORS": 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. LSU School of Theatre's Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive. The college company tackles William Shakespeare's classic tale of mistaken identity. $9. 

SATURDAY

THE SWORD EXPERIENCE WITH ADRIAN PAUL OF "HIGHLANDER": 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. A unique training program featuring the martial artists and TV star. Tickets and more info at swordexperience.com

2017 LOUISIANA BOOK FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., State Library of Louisiana, 701 N. Fourth St. Featuring a wide variety of book-related activities and exhibitors. louisianabookfestival.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

SPCA ROCK ROLL & RESCUE: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hancock and Whitney Bank, 523 S.W. Florida Ave., Denham Springs. Featuring vendors, live music and fun. Proceeds benefit SPCA for Livingston. facebook.com/rockrollandrescue.

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.

SUPER SCIENCE SATURDAY: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., LSU Pete Maravich Assembly Center. A free, family-friendly day of hands-on chemistry and science demonstrations. 

HENRY TURNER JR. DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square. Enjoy live music all day at this inaugural event. htjday.com.

FALL FEST PARTY: 1 p.m., Southern Craft Crewing Co., 14141 Airline Highway, Suite 4J. With music, food from Smokin Aces BBQ and special beers. Wear a costume for 10 percent off a beer tab. facebook.com/socraftbeer.

BOO AT BOGAN!: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Bogan Baton Rouge Fire Museum, 427 Laurel St. Featuring face painting, balloons and hot dogs. RSVP by emailing at boganfiremuseum@gmail.com

A HALLOWEEN DAY AT THE MUSEUM: 2 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Culminating with a live presentation of "The Astronomical World of Harry Potter." (225) 344-5272, lasm.org.

BATON ROUGE HALLOWEEN PARADE: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., downtown Baton Rouge. Rolling rain or shine with the theme "rhythm and boos," led by grand marshal Patrick Mulhearn, king Mark Bounds and queen Judy Gonzales. 1031consortium.com

COMMUNITY FALL FEST: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., 559 Rushing Road, Denham Springs. Featuring trick-or-treating, a costume contest and food. 

HANNAH Q SMOKEHOUSE WING EATING CONTEST: 4 p.m., Hannah Q Smokehouse, 17097 Airline Highway, Suite 201, Prairieville. The grand prize goes to the fastest eater. $15.00 entry fee. 15 contestants max. facebook.com/hannahqsmokehouse. (225) 313-6528.

MID CITY RISING: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., The Collective, 2678 Government St. A monthly Mid City art show featuring art, food and music. facebook.com/thecollective2678, (985) 264-0656.

MID CITY MAKERS MARKET: THE HALLOWEEN EDITION: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Mid City Makers Market, 541 S. Eugene St. With local vendors and artisans showing off their latest wares. facebook.com/midcitymakersmarket.

ZOMBIE 5K FUN RUN: 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., BREC's Forest Community Park, 13900 S. Harrells Ferry Road. Zombies are unleashed in this fun event. Ages 16 and up. Register and get more info at brec.org/zombierun

OPEN STUDIO AND ARTS EVENT: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., N the Art Space, 7809 Jefferson Highway. More than 35 artists in residence will present their works. facebook.com/ntheartspace

FIREHOUSE GALLERY COSTUME PARTY: 6 p.m., Firehouse Gallery, 427 Laurel St. Dress up in costume and spend one last night with the artists as the Runnels faculty art show comes to a close. Free. (225) 344-8558.

NIGHT MAZE AND BONFIRE: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Burden Museum & Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane. A family fun night with pumpkin decorating, glow-in-the-dark bowling and concessions. (225) 763-3990.

MAKE IT A HALLOWEEN MOVIE NIGHT: 7 p.m., BREC's Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Free screening of "The Witches." theparktheatre.org.

LSU STEP SHOW: STEP UP OR STEP ASIDE: 7 p.m., Raising Cane's River Center, 275 S. River Road. $15 plus fees at ticketmaster.com. raisingcanesrivercenter.com.

PUBLIC STAR PARTY: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Landolt Astronomical Observatory, the roof of Nicholson Hall at LSU. Check out awesome views of the quarter moon and Saturn, if weather permits. Free. (225) 578-2261.

THE RESURRECTION II: 7 p.m. to midnight, The Station Sports Bar and Grill, 4608 Bennington Ave. Featuring music from The 17th Floor and Flow Tribe. $20. facebook.com/thestationbr

MOVIES & MUSIC ON THE LAWN WITH "BLACKMAIL" & PALOMINO DARLING: 8 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Art, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Palomino Darling provides a never-before-heard soundtrack to Alfred Hitchcock's silent film. Free for members, $7 for nonmembers. batonrougegallery.org, (225) 383-1470.

GHOULS' NIGHT OUT FEATURING BAG OF DONUTS: 8 p.m., L'Auberge Casino & Hotel, 777 L'Auberge Ave. A costume contest and music from the variety band. $10, free with Mychoice card. lbatonrouge.com, (225) 215-7777.

HALLOWEEN DANCE PARTY & COSTUME CONTEST: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., The Radio Bar, 3079 Government St. Come dressed in a frightening or hilarious costume. 21 and up. facebook.com/theradiobar.

SATURDAY, SUNDAY

BOO AT THE ZOO: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Join us for a trick-or-treating, merry-not-scary Halloween tradition. Regular zoo admission applies. brzoo.org, (225) 775-3877.

BASF KIDS' LAB: THE PHUN FACTOR: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, and 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Discover what some weird pairings have in common by exploring the PH scale. For ages 6-12 with accompanying adults. lasm.org, (225) 344-5272.

SUNDAY

COFFEE ON THE PORCH: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Magnolia Cemetery, 422 N. 19th St. Special Halloween edition with bike tour of the cemeteries to follow, led by Mark Martin. midcitystudio.org/coffee

2017 ROYALTY BRUNCH: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cane Land Distilling Company, 760 St. Phillip St. Celebrate the Halloween season with the parade's king and queen. $31 at 1031consortium.com.

JDRF ONEWALK: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., BREC's Highland Road Community Park, 14024 Highland Road. Featuring music, inflatables and food. walk.jdrf.org/batonrouge

"THE MAGIC FLUTE": 3 p.m., Raising Cane's River Center Theater, 275 S. River Road. See Opera Louisiane's Young People's Program's production of Mozart's classic tale. $18 plus fees at ticketmaster.com. raisingcanesrivercenter.com.

HAINTS, HAUNTS AND HALLOWEEN: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., LSU Rural Life Museum, 4560 Essen Lane. An old-fashioned country fair with storytelling, cake walks and trick-or-treating. Come in  costume. For ages 2-9. $5; children ages 2 and under are free. (225) 765-2437, lsu.edu/rurallife/.

FALL FESTIVAL 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., St. Andrew's UMC, 17510 Monitor Ave. Featuring food, live music, hayrides and games for all ages. saumcbr.com, (225) 752-2903.

"BEETLEJUICE" MOVIE IN THE PARK: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square, 130 Third St. Enjoy a free screening of the movie. 

DELTA MOUTH SCRABBLE TOURNEY: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., The Radio Bar, 3079 Government St., Suite B. Supporting the local literary festival. $10 entry fee. 

MONDAY

TURKEY & SIDES WITH IVERSTINE FAMILY FARMS: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Red Stick Spice Company, 660 Jefferson Highway. Learn about free-range turkeys and get tips for brining, roasting and carving. $45 at redstickspice.com.

WEDNESDAY

QUICK & DIRTY DEMOS: GERMAN SPICES: noon to 1 p.m., Red Stick Spice Company, 660 Jefferson Highway. A whirlwind spice tour with delicious bites and delectable information. $20 at redstickspice.com.

THURSDAY

ART AFTER HOURS: RED: 5:30 p.m., Louisiana Arts & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. View "The Red That Colored the World" and enjoy demonstrations of the dye-making process. Free for members, $5.50 for students with ID, $7.50 for nonmembers. (225) 344-5272, lasm.org.

RETRO DATE NIGHT FUNDRAISER FOR ST. VINCENT DE PAUL: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Restaurants and pop-ups will donate a percentage of sales to St. Vincent de Paul with receipt of donations or purchases. facebook.com/geauxrouge

ONGOING

AT LSU AGCENTER BOTANIC GARDENS: 4560 Essen Lane. Corn Maze Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bring the family and enjoy games, food, animals and the maze. (225) 763-3990, lsu.edu/botanic-gardens/events/cornmaze.php.

AT 13TH GATE HAUNTED HOUSE: 832 S. St. Phillip. Get scared at the award-winning haunted house and attraction. Open 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Friday-Tuesday. midnightproduction.com, (225) 389-1313.

AT THE USS KIDD VETERANS MUSEUM: 305 S. River Road. Featuring "Voices from the Lost Generation" on display through Dec. 2018.

AT THE LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES BUILDING: 3851 Essen Lane. Featuring the "48th National River Road Art Show and Sale."

AT FW GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. Featuring "Julie Crews: The Everyday" on display through Tuesday.

AT WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Highway, Port Allen. Featuring "Raw Sugar: Harvest in Black and White" on display through Dec. 31; "Water Trails of the Atchafalaya" on display through Sunday.

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.