LOUISIANA FASHION WEEK TRUNK SHOW: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., The EpiCenter, 6220 Florida Blvd. Trunk show and crawfish boil as part of the first Louisiana Fashion Week. $10.

TUNES & TRUCKS: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Perkins Rowe, 10000 Perkins Rowe. Monthly mini food truck round-up. This month featuring Curbside, Pullin Pork Baton Rouge, Vegan Meets Soul and Sneaux Angels Sneauxballs. Music by Caleb Paul. Free.

FRIDAY LECTURE SERIES: 7:30 p.m., Highland Road Park Observatory, 13800 Highland Road. Lectures are geared toward a general adult audience. Free.

THE FAMILY DINNER IMPROV COMEDY SHOW: 7:30 p.m., Hartley/Vey Theatres, 100 Lafayette St. Live, interactive improv games with the Family Dinner Comedy Troupe. Rated R-ish. $6 at

MOVIES & MUSIC ON THE LAWN — "SEVEN CHANCES" AND CAPTAIN GREEN: 8:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Baton Rouge funk band Captain Green provides the soundtrack to the 1925 Buster Keaton classic "Seven Chances." $7, free for members.


"SLEEPING BEAUTY": 7 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Shaver Theatre, LSU campus. A retelling of the well-loved fairy tale, but featuring a headstrong princess and added characters. $15.75-$21 at


BATON ROUGE ARTS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Fifth and Main streets. Open air art market held in conjunction with the Red Stick Farmer's Market. Free.

BLIGHT BOOT CAMP: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Main Library at Goodwood, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Hosted by Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome. One-day seminar about how to fight against blight in Baton Rouge neighborhoods. Registration starts at 8 a.m.; seminar starts at 9 a.m. Free.

SCIENCE ACADEMY SATURDAYS: 10 a.m., Highland Road Park Observatory, 13800 Highland Road. Kids ages 8-12 can take part in hands-on demonstrations, crafts and experiments. $5 in-parish kids, $6 out-of-parish kids.

PLANETARIUM FAMILY HOUR: 10 a.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Museum admissions: $9 adults; $7.50 ages 3-12 and over 65; free for members.

WOMEN WITH BALANCE "I AM HEALED" TOUR: 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Renaissance Center, 2783 Plank Road. Speakers and vendors focused on healing and independence. With music, brunch and mimosas. $30.

LOUISIANA FASHION WEEK KIDS SHOW AND FINALE: 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., Ruffins The Showroom, 14502 Plank Road, Baker. Part of the first Louisiana Fashion Week. Kids' show at 2 p.m. ($18); finale show at 7 p.m. ($25).

MIND OVER MATTER: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Southern Grind, 8418 Scotland Ave. Open dialogue session for black men, along with a yoga lesson led by The Yoga Noir Project.

OLD SCHOOL GREEK STEP SHOW: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Southern University Minidome, 801 Harding Blvd. Annual step show hosted by the Greater Baton Rouge Pan-Hellenic Council. Proceeds to benefit the council. $15-$20 at

ALYSSA'S SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS — "A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES": 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. A student showcase of songs from movies. Tickets are $10.70, call for child and infant pricing at (225) 344-0334. 

SATURDAY NIGHT BALLROOM: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., American Legion, 151 S. Wooddale Blvd. Fine ballroom, Latin and swing dancing with exhibitions by Brad Petrie and partners. $10 per person at the door. Cash only. On Facebook as "Saturday Night Ballroom." (225) 767-3853 for more information.


ZOO GUEST APPRECIATION DAYS: 9:30 a.m., Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. "Buy one, get one" pricing on zoo admission.

MILLERVILLE ADOPTION EVENT: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days, PetSmart, 1653 Millerville Road. The Companion Animal Alliance will have animals for adoption.


FIRST SUNDAY: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, USS Kidd Veterans Memorial & Museum, Capitol Park Museum and LSU Museum of Art in downtown Baton Rouge. Free admission to galleries, $6 unlimited admission to planetarium shows at LASM, with a variety of art and science exhibitions and activities for all ages. and

"FITZ!": 2 p.m., Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. A documentary on the life of former Lt. Gov. Jimmy Fitzmorris. Fitzmorris will participate in a Q&A following the screening. Held in conjunction with the exhibit "Born to Run: Louisiana's Almost Governors." Free.

ART UNLEASHED: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., BREC's City-Brooks Community Park, 1515 Dalrymple Dr. Art in the Park event with your dogs. Live music by Ship of Fools, food from Fete Au Fete and Taco De Paco, live art and crafts for all ages — and dogs. Free.


RURAL LIFE MUSEUM APPRENTICE PROGRAM: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., LSU Rural Life Museum, 4560 Essen Lane. Louisiana artisans will teach children traditional folk arts, such as candle making, weaving, blacksmithing and other 19th century activities. Open to all children entering the fourth through eighth grades. Advanced registration required. $100 per child. Download the registration form at

BRBT YOUTH BALLET SUMMER THEATRE TOUR 2019: Various times, dates and locations around the Baton Rouge area. Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre's Youth Ballet will perform free programs at area community centers, libraries and retirement centers. This year, the Youth Ballet will perform "Adventures in Neverland," a 30-minute adaptation of the Peter Pan story. Continues through June 11. For dates, times and location, go to


2019 LOUISIANA MASTER GARDENER TRAINING: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Burden Museum & Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane. Classes 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday morning. Event information at or contact

"NEWSIES": 6 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. A preview of the upcoming Theatre Baton Rouge summer performance. $15, includes one free cocktail; $10 for ages under 21. Limited tickets available.

ECLECTIC TRUTH POETRY SLAM AND OPEN MIC: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St. $5 or pay what you can.


FIRST WEDNESDAY: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. An open reception for the latest works by James Flynn, Randell Henry, Phyllis Lear and David Scott Smith. On display through June 30. Free.

CLUBS & COCKTAILS: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Topgolf, 10955 N. Mall Drive. Fundraising event for the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana. Along with golf for all experience levels, the event includes an open bar and music. $75-$130 at


48 HOUR FILM PROJECT NETWORKING MIXER: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Blend, 304 Laurel St. Networking and information mixer for the 48 Hour Film Project. This year's filmmaking event takes place July 26-28.


LOUISIANA OLD STATE CAPITOL: 100 North Blvd. Featuring "Louisiana's Charity Hospital System: Medicine and Matters of State" exhibit, on display through Dec. 31.

LAGNIAPPE DULCIMER SOCIETY: 8354 Jefferson Highway. Jam from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Monday. All acoustic instruments are welcome.

BATON ROUGE GALLERY CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Featuring artwork from James Flynn, Randell Henry, Phyllis Lear, and David Scott Smith, through June 30.

RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Main and Fifth streets. Featuring local produce and seasonal vegetables as well as a cooking demonstration at 10 a.m. inside the Main Street Market.

LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Fifth floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. "Frameworks of Absence: Brandon Ballengée," through Aug. 11; "Matt Wedel: On the Verge," through Sept. 29; "Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism through the French Lens," through June 9; and "Art in Louisiana: Views into the Collection."

LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 S. River Road. "ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection," through Aug. 7; "Frameworks of Absence: Brandon Ballengée," through Oct. 22; "Astral Visions: Photographs by Connor Matherne," through Dec. 1.

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Compiled by Kristie Bihm