THURSDAY

  • BATON ROUGE FOOD TOURS: 11 a.m., downtown Baton Rouge. A guided tour which includes tastings at local restaurants infused with historical and cultural stories. For details or reservations call (800) 622-3241, or visit www.batonrougefoodtours.com/tours.
  • ART AFTER HOURS — THE ARTIST REVEALED: 5:30 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. A behind-the-scenes look from museum director of art interpretation Elizabeth Weinstein. Made by famous names in art history, the artworks on view range from paintings and prints to photographs and sculpture, and date from 1857 to 1992. Admission: Members free, students with ID $5, nonmembers $7.
  • WISDOM TEACHINGS WITH STACY HILTON — JANUARY 21ST: 6 p.m., Indigo Spiritual Center, 609 Jefferson Highway. Cost is $11 per person. For information, email info@indigospiritual.com.
  • BOOK TALK — “THE CROSSOVER” BY KWAME ALEXANDER: 6 p.m., Baton Rouge Community College, Magnolia Library, 201 Community College Drive.
  • WOMEN’S STEPSISTERS RECOVERY GROUP: 6:30 p.m. A women’s only group of Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous. For location and information, visit brslaa.blogspot.com/.
  • PRESENTATION OF THE ERNEST GAINES AWARD: 6:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. T. Geronimo Johnson, author of “Welcome to Braggsville,” is the winner of the 2015 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. The Gaines Award is a nationally acclaimed $10,000 annual prize created by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation. Visit www.braf.org.
  • AGLOW MEETING: 7 p.m., Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd.

FRIDAY

  • LARK CERAMICS EXHIBIT: 8:30 a.m., LSU Union Art Gallery, 210 LSU Student Union. The LSU School of Art Ceramics Program has teamed up with the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Ceramics Program to bring the LSU and Baton Rouge Community the LaRK Ceramics Exhibit. The Exhibit will be on display through Feb. 19.
  • TOPS CHAPTER LA 0312: 10 a.m., South Baton Rouge Church of Christ, 8725 Jefferson Highway.
  • MOVIE IN THE PARK — “INSIDE OUT”: 6:30 p.m., Cedar Ridge Park, Cedar Ridge Ave.

SATURDAY

  • RED STICK FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m., 501 Main Street.
  • EYEBALL RUN FOR GLAUCOMA AWARENESS: 9 a.m., 3810 W. Lakeshore Dr. Visit www.glaucoma.org.

SUNDAY

MONDAY

  • LEGAL ISSUES AFFECTING SENIORS AND THOSE WHO LOVE THEM.: 5:30 p.m., Williamsburg Senior Living Community, 5445 Government St. RSVP to Tonia Griffin at (225) 929-8917 or tonia@williamsburgbr.com.
  • DULCIMER CLASSES: 6 p.m., Community Bible Church, 8354 Jefferson Highway.

TUESDAY

  • ECLECTIC TRUTH POETRY SLAM & OPEN MIC: 7:30 p.m., Arts Council of Baton Rouge, 437 Laurel St.

WEDNESDAY

  • CASA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION: Noon, Capital Area CASA, 848 Louisiana Ave. Find out how to become a voice for an abused or neglected child while he or she awaits a safe and permanent home during this 45-minute informational session at 848 Louisiana Ave. Call CASA at (225) 379-8598, email volunteer@casabr.org or visit www.casabr.org to learn more.

JAN. 28

  • SEED BEAD CLASS: 6 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. Seating is limited so RSVP by calling (225) 223-6573.