"HONK!" JR. THE MUSICAL PRODUCTION: 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. A heartwarming adaptation of the classic ugly duckling tale. $10 plus fees., (866) 451-2787.

'GINORMOUS FOOD' VIEWING PARTY: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., City Pork Deli & Charcuterie, 2363 Hollydale Ave. Check out this party for City Pork chef Ryan Andre as he appears on the Food Network show.,

OPENING RECEPTION: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., FW Gallery, 8501 Highland Road. Featuring new works from Patti Hough and Taylor Cox. On display through Aug. 19., (225) 769-0582. 

ART MELT PREVIEW PARTY: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. Get a first look at pieces featured in the juried exhibit, featuring music, food and awards ceremony. Tickets are $85 per person, $150 per couple, $60 for Forum 35 members.

80S NIGHT PROM: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., Spanish Moon, 1109 Highland Road. Get all dressed up and have the time of your life during this 1980s-themed dance, featuring DJs Ze Idolist and Goshzilla. $7.


"VOICES: DEFINING AMERICAN": 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Greenwell Springs Road Regional Library. Featuring an interactive dialogue session what it means to be American. Free. Preregister at

"IMMEDIATE FAMILY" AUDITIONS: 1 p.m., Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, second floor, 427 Laurel St. Audition to be a part of New Venture Theatre's next show. Register now at Email for a perusal script. Show will run Aug. 25-27.

BATON ROUGE TRIVIA CITY CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., The Londoner, 4215 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. Win hundreds in prizes and bragging rights for an entire year. Check in begins at 1:30 p.m. Five people max per team., (225) 292-9291.

ART MELT PUBLIC OPENING: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. Join Forum 35 for the grand opening of the Art Melt exhibit, hosted by Capitol Park Museum. The first day of this six-week exhibit is free and open to the public.

"THE DANCE ON WIDOWS ROW": 7 p.m., Elevate Church, 1450 N. Airway Drive. See the two-act comedy written by Samm-Art Williams. $21., (225) 924-3774.

BATON ROUGE IRISH FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS "A DARK SONG": 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. Featuring a screening of the thriller directed by Liam Gavin. Rated R. $9.50 plus fees.

CAJUN DANCE: 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., UCT Hall, 11175 Florida Blvd. Dance starts at 8 p.m. with free Cajun dance lessons at 7 p.m. This week's bands are Lee Benoit & The Swamp Stompers.

TRIVIAL OBJECTIONS: 8 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. See a new trivia and debate game show where local comedians try to outsmart each other during a series of quizzes and debates from current events. $5 plus fees. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For ages 16 and up., (866) 451-2787.


KIDS' LAB: HAPPY HANDS: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, and 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, Louisiana Arts & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Oil and water do mix in this experiment. Participants may register by emailing For ages 6-12 with accompanying adults., (225) 344-5272.


"GAME OF THRONES" SUNDAY FUNDAY: 4:30 p.m., Varsity Theatre, 3353 Highland Road. Enjoy a "Game of Thrones"-themed day of games. Season 7, episode 1 encore starts at 6:45 p.m. Season 7, episode 2 starts at 8 p.m., (225) 383-7018. 

GOV'T TACO X OVERPASS MERCHANT TAKEOVER: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., The Overpass Merchant, 2904 Perkins Road. Gov't Taco is taking over The Overpass Merchant kitchen, featuring beer from Parish Brewing., (225) 508-4737.


EAT FIT BR: EAT FIT PIZZA: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Red Stick Spice Company, 660 Jefferson Highway. A series of creative, innovative cooking classes that show us to indulge without the guilt. Tickets are $25 at (225) 930-9967.


WINE WALK WEDNESDAY: TEACHER'S NIGHT OUT: 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., Lava Cantina, 151 Third St. An open group of wine lovers comes together every Wednesday in downtown Baton Rouge. $10.50 at Includes 4-5 places with 2 tastings at each venue, spending one hour at each stop. Must be 21 or older.

BLAST TO THE PAST DANCE PARTY!: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Old Governor's Mansion, 502 North Blvd. Get ready to dance to your favorite tunes from the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s. $10 at the door. All proceeds go to Preserve Louisiana


GUTS & GLORY POP-UP DINNER: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Red Stick Spice Company, 660 Jefferson Highway. Featuring five courses from local chefs and food artisans all benefiting Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of LA/MS. Tickets are $65 at (225) 930-9967.

FRANK FAMILY VINEYARDS WINE DINNER: 7 p.m., Galatoire's Bistro, 3535 Perkins Road, Suite 400. Featuring passed hor d'oeuvres and four courses paired with wines. $85 on Eventbrite

LYRICAL THERAPY OPEN MIC: 7 p.m., Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St. Open mic at 7:30 p.m. $5 cover. Free Wine.,

LISTENING PARTY: A COMEDY SHOW No. 17: 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Kerry Beary's Atomic Pop Shop, 2963 Government St. Featuring Andy Huggins, Gabe Bravo, Dave Losso, Jason Melton and hosted by Evan Rabalais. All ages. BYOB. $12., (225) 771-8455.

F*N FUNNY! THE SUMMER COMEDY COOL DOWN: 9 p.m. to midnight, Ruffins' Downtown Daiquiri Lounge, 602 Main St. Featuring performances by Howard Hall, Sebastian "C-Bazz" Fort, Mike Honore, Go DJ Automatik and hosted by Tony King. Tickets are $8-22.50 at


AT WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Highway, Port Allen. Featuring "Water Trails of the Atchafalaya" on display through Oct. 29; “The River Rises: Historical Floods” on display through Aug. 27.

AT BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Featuring the latest works from Amy James, Tom Richard and David Scott Smith, on display through July 27. 

AT THE LSU ALFRED C. GLASSELL JR. EXHIBITION GALLERY: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Featuring "Off to See the Wizard," the gallery's summer invitational exhibit, through Aug. 13.  

AT LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Fifth floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Featuring "When the Water Rises: Recent Paintings by Julie Heffernan" through Sept. 17.

AT LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 S. River Road. Featuring "Alyce Simon: Atomic Art" through Dec. 2; "Faces of the Flood" through Sept. 3; “Saving Stories: A Playful Take on Recording Personal History” through Oct. 1; and Miss Trudy's Traveling Trunk Show 11 a.m. Saturdays.

AT MANSHIP THEATRE: 100 Lafayette St. Featuring "Wanderlust," a new exhibition from photographer Aaron and Jency Hogan. Showing through July 31.

AT CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 660 N. Fourth St. Featuring selections from the permanent collection.