WHAT: Meeting of the Baton Rouge Military Officers Association of America
WHEN: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 29
WHERE: 3482 Drusilla Lane, Baton Rouge
INFORMATION: (225) 766-4900
DETAILS: Richard “Dick” Brandt, who was elected state commandant at the Marine Corps League Department of Louisiana, will speak. He is a member of the Choctaw Detachment in Baton Rouge. All members, spouses, widows, widowers, auxiliary members and guests are invited.
WHAT: The Foundation for Historical Louisiana’s monthly Heritage Lecture featuring Michael Martin, author and history professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette
WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14. Reception begins at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Old Governor’s Mansion, 502 North Blvd., Baton Rouge
TICKETS: $10; free for FHL members. Preregister at fhl.org or call (225) 387-2464
DETAILS: Martin’s presentation will be based on his University of Mississippi Press publication, “Russell Long: A Life in Politics,” which focuses on the political history of one of the nation’s most powerful lawmakers. Long was the son of Gov. Huey P. Long.
BETTER THAN EZRA GOLF
WHAT: Rock ‘n’ Roll Mini Golf with Better Than Ezra to support the band’s foundation
DETAILS: The VIP event will feature an acoustic performance by Better Than Ezra, golf on a mini golf course built by See Hear Productions, an open bar, premium food stations and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit BTEF’s after-school arts and education initiative in Baton Rouge-area schools.
WHAT: East Ascension Parish Ducks Unlimited Banquet
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11
WHERE: Trademart Building at the Expo, 9039 Landry Road, Gonzales
TICKETS: $50 in advance, $60 at the door, $90 per couple in advance, $100 per couple at the door. Visit ducks.org/louisiana
INFORMATION: (225) 266-2909, (225) 715-6395 or (225) 573-4030
DETAILS: A great family atmosphere and home-cooked Cajun food. There will also be live and silent auctions, DU apparel table and great raffles, including limited edition Ducks Unlimited merchandise. Tickets are expected to go fast.