Fête Rouge

It’s called “A Louisiana Celebration of Wine and Food.” We’re in.

WHAT: Baton Rouge Epicuran Society’s Fête Rouge.

WHEN: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.

WHERE: Crowne Plaza, 4728 Constitution Ave.

TICKETS: $50 per person in advance; $65 at the door. Visit http://www.bresbr.com or call (225) 773-4889.

DETAILS: Event includes a chefs’ competition, entertainment, silent auction and a chance to win a 150 bottle wine collection.

Zoo Zoom

It’s time to sprint, gallop or trot to the finish line for this fundraiser.

WHAT: BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo Zoom run with Club South Runners.

WHEN: Saturday. The Kids’ Half-Mile Fun Run starts at 7:45 a.m.; the 5K starts at 8:15 a.m.

WHERE: BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road.

REGISTRATION: Children 12 and younger can pre-register for $12 or pay $17 on race day. Adults can pre-register for $17 or for $20 on race day. Pre-register at http://www.active.com or by mail, or on race day, starting at 6:30 a.m.

INFORMATION: Visit http://www.brzoo.org.

DETAILS: A portion of each registration fee supports the zoo’s conservation programs for threatened and endangered animals.

Tiger Tailgating

It’s time for the biggest tailgating party of the year.

WHAT: Tenth Annual Taste of Tiger Tailgating.

WHEN: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Baton Rouge River Center, 275 S. River Road.

TICKETS & INFO: Visit http://www.eagle981.com.

DETAILS: More than 4,000 LSU fans are expected to attend this event, which includes food, drinks, music and all types of LSU merchandise for sale.