WORLD OF WHEELS: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center, 275 S. River Road. Admission for the car show is $18 for adults, $6 for ages 6 to 12 and free for ages 5 and younger. www.batonrougeworldofwheels.com.
LIVE AFTER FIVE: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square, downtown. Marcia Ball will perform. Call (225) 389-5520 or www.townsquarebr.org.
“THE CRADLE WILL ROCK:” 7:30 p.m., Shaver Theater, LSU campus. LSU Opera will perform. Admission is $20 for the general public, $15 for faculty/staff/seniors and $12 for students with LSU ID.
“THE WOMEN OF BREWSTERS PLACE:” 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. The New Venture Theatre musical focuses on eight black women who live in a housing project. Tickets are $25. www.newventuretheatre.org.