THURSDAY

FRIDAY

  • TOPS CHAPTER LA. 0312: 10 a.m., South Baton Rouge Church of Christ, 8725 Jefferson Highway.

SATURDAY

  • SATURDAY BEADING SOCIAL: 11 a.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. No formal instruction. Seating is limited.
  • BOWIE BUCK CONTEST: 11 a.m., Bowie Buck Contest, 8630 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge.

MONDAY

  • DULCIMER CLASS BEYOND BEGINNER: 6 p.m., Community Bible Church, 8354 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge. Free. For those who have had a dulcimer beginner class or who had played this in the past and want to brush up on old favorites. It is taught by the Lagniappe Dulcimer Society. Contact Pat Murphy at (225) 926-4139 or Helen Bankston at (225) 753-7917.
  • DULCIMER CLASS BEGINNER: 6:30 p.m., Community Bible Church, 8354 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge. Free. This class will take one from the basic knowledge of how the mountain dulcimer works through several simple mountain fiddle tunes. It is sponsored by the Lagniappe Dulcimer Society. Loaner dulcimers will be available for use. Contact Bonnie Guelfo at (225) 343-9797 or Helen Bankston at (225) 753-7917.

TUESDAY

  • BASIC BEADING CLASS: 6 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. Instruction is free, just buy the beads and materials needed. RSVP at (225) 223-6573.

WEDNESDAY

  • NEW ROADS AND OLD RIVER COUNTRY DAY TRIP: 7:30 a.m., LSU Friends of Hilltop Arboretum, 11855 Highland Road. A drive along new roads and old rivers through the Louisiana countryside. Some of the gardens to be visited: Boisvert Farms and Purdin Koi Farm, LeJuene House, Live Oak Plantation and Ouida Plantation.