Photo provided by LIZ WALKER --- 'Louisiana: Cloudy and Bright' exhibit at The Elizabethan Gallery


DANCE EXPERIENCE INTENSIVE #2: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St. A series of one-week Dance Intensives, which are open to all levels of dancers. Ages 8-11. Registration fee $200. Call (225) 344-8558, ext. 233.

NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 10 a.m., Bethel AME Church, 1358 S. Blvd. A series of different art projects, from painting and sculpture, as well as a dedicated area for reading and other activities.

SASS BLAST SUMMER: 8 p.m., The State Bar, 209 W. State St. This free party will include tunes by Matsy and DJ Don Chi Chi as well as nostalgic VHS-tracked visuals by Future Slants.


EVENING SKY VIEWING: 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturdays. Highland Road Park Observatory, 13800 Highland Road.

"TALLEY'S FOLLY": 7:30 p.m., The Guru, 1857 Government St. The Pulitzer Prize winning romantic comedy is about the reunion of former lovers. Gregory Leute and Michele Guidry star. Tickets $18 at the door.


LIVINGSTON PARISH FARMER'S MARKET: 7 a.m. to noon, New Covenant Church parking lot, 215 Florida Ave SE, Denham Springs.

RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Fifth and Main streets, downtown.

2016 REDFISH STEVENS TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Highland Road Park, 14024 Highland Road. Hosted by the Baton Rouge Rugby Club.

COFFEE AND CRAFTS -- ADULT COLORING CRAZE: 9:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Ave., Gonzales. Adults color together in groups or individually. Bring your friends, socialize, enjoy the coffee, but most of all, relax.

SCIENCE ACADEMY: 10 a.m., Highland Road Park Observatory, 13800 Highland Road. Children engage in visuals presentations and hands-on demonstrations related to astronomy, physics and space science. Registration is required. East Baton Rouge Parish residents, $5. Out-of-parish residents, $6. For more information, (225) 768-9948. Ages 8-12.

BOOK SIGNING AND STORYTIME: 11 a.m., Barnes and Noble Perkins Rowe, 7707 Bluebonnet Blvd., #100. Robbie Clark celebrates the release of his book, “In My Words: The Stories of an Autistic Boy.” A portion of sales on Saturday and Sunday will go to The Emerge Center.

MISS TRUDY’S TRAVELING TRUNK SHOW: 11 a.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Join Miss Trudy to explore the art and science of the seasons through stories, songs and games sprinkled with humor and fun. Free.

AUDITIONS for “SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF”: 1 p.m., Arts Council of Greater Baton Roufe, 427 Laurel St. Prepare a 45-second dramatic monologue. (225) 588-7576.

POP-UP PLAY: 2 p.m., Highland Road Park, 14024 Highland Road. A pop-up adventure playground area will be set up. Benefitting the Loveabulls Project. Bring a donation if you can.

BLACK LIVES MATTER ASSEMBLY: 3 p.m., Louisiana State Capitol, 900 N. Third St.

FOOD TRUCK ROUND-UP: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., The Addison, 10231 The Grove Blvd. Will include local favorites Taco De Paco, Pullin’ Pork, Ninja Snowballs, and Dolce de Vita Wood Fired Pizza. Free parking.

ONE NIGHT ONLY — AN EVENING OF SOULFUL MUSICAL MILESTONES: 7 p.m., Arts Council of Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St. A fundraiser for New Venture Theatre that will showcase soulful musicals. The evening will also include hors d’oeuvres, an auction of one-of-a-kind experiences, and complimentary champagne. Tickets $35.

DANCING FOR A CAUSE: 7 p.m., Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9029 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. Local community celebrities will dance with professionals in this star-studded event. $30 at the door.


FLASH BRUNCH: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., La Divina Italian Cafe, 3535 Perkins Road. Hosted by Baton Rouge Brunches and featuring a special menu.

WHO’S THE SICKEST CAR, TRUCK AND BIKE SHOW: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., 8500 Airline Highway. The 11th annual event will have awards for best original and tricked out rides. Call (225) 445-6237.

ELLEN KENNON — COLLABORATIONS IN COLOR: 2 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St. Join Ellen Kennon as she gives a gallery talk over collaborations. Admission, $5 or free for museum members.

BEST FOOD FORWARD SKATEBOARD CONTEST SERIES: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., BREC’s Extreme Sports, 7122 Perkins Road. More info and tickets available at


HISTORY MYTHBUSTERS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, La. 10, St. Francisville. Explore commonly-believed myths by relating how and why they were created, and presenting the factual information behind each myth.


RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, EBPR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd.

HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB WEEKLY RUN: 6 p.m., Happy’s Irish Pub, 136 Third St.


RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m. to noon, LSU Health Baton Rouge, 5437 Airline Highway.

LUNCHTIME LECTURE: noon, West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave. Featuring Dr. John W. McEwen. The talk will review how bars are regionalized across the United States in the present and how the parish bar landscape compares to the rest of Louisiana.

YOGA ON TAP: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tin Roof Brewery, 1624 Wyoming St. A complimentary yoga class followed by a well-earned brew. Bring your yoga mat and favorite drinking buddy.


MISS GAY LOUISIANA 2016: Times vary. Splash Nightclub, 2183 Highland Road. More than a dozen contestants from around the state compete in five categories. Tickets are $5 for Wednesday and Thursday.


RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road.; and 9 a.m. to noon, Exxon Mobil YMCA, 7717 Howell Blvd.

HERITAGE LECTURE: The Foundation for Historical Louisiana, 502 N. Blvd. A bare-bones account of ancestral adventure, facts, and finds with Yvonne Lewis Day.


“ART IN LOUISIANA – VIEWS INTO THE COLLECTION”: LSU Museum of Art, Fifth Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St.

“ANTEBELLUM POP!”: LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St. The show features Hunt Slonem’s bird, bunny and butterfly paintings, through Aug. 5.

BATON ROUGE GALLERY: Noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. “50/50” retrospective exhibition, on display to July 28.

CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 660 N. Fourth St.

FROM GRAND VILLAGE TO BLUFF CITY: LSU Hill Memorial Library. Subjects showcased include archaeological reports and early French accounts regarding the Natchez Indians. Free. Through September 3.

“HUEY LONG AND THE NOBLE EXPERIMENT — PROHIBITION IN LOUISIANA”: West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. Through Sept. 4.

“INTERPRET THE OLD MASTERS”: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, Independence Park Theatre Gallery, 7800 Independence Park Blvd. Through Wednesday.

JENNIFER POE AND TRACY LEMIUEX: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Frameworks Gallery, 8501 Highland Road. Through July 23.

“LOUISIANA — CLOUDY AND BRIGHT”: Elizabethan Gallery, 680 Jefferson Highway. Artists participating in the show include Carol Hallock, Heather Ricard, Betty Efferson, Don Ayres, Nancy Harris, Katie McGarry, Lynn Washauer, Sharon Richard, Nancy Ward, Kay Lusk, Janice Evans, Krista Roche, Ed Eure, Barbara Fornias, Felicia Hunt and Keith Douglas. Through July 16.

SUMMER AT THE GALLERY: Ann Connelly Fine Art, 4221 Perkins Road. Step into the gallery this month to see a collection of bold colors, inventive media and the larger than life sized mural by international grafitti artist, PASTEL who visited Baton Rouge from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Also view July Splash Exhibit featuring artist Paul Yanko and Enid Williams. Through July 31.

“THE ART OF WARNER BROS. CARTOONS”: Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Explores the elaborate process that went into the making of the classics. Through July 24.

“THE ORIGINS OF ANIMATION”: Colonnade Gallery, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. The display explores various historical and current devices used in animation. Through Aug. 7.

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 wine card for list of venues and the number of tastings. Must be 21 or older.

Compiled by Whitney Christy