Editor's note: Events might be rescheduled or canceled due to inclement weather. Check with the venue for additional details. 

MEMBER'S NIGHT: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Members-only night gives exclusive access to the zoo to see what it's like after the gates close to the public. Visit to become a member. 

DISTILLERY TOUR: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Baton Rouge Distilling, 11616 Industriplex Blvd., Suite 21. A guided tour of the distillery, featuring a sample of strawberry brandy. 21 and up.

HOOPER GRAND OPENING & MOVIE NIGHT FOR ADULTS: 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., BREC's Hooper Road Park, 6261 Guynell Road. Celebrate the grand reopening with ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a screening of "Power Rangers." Bring blanket or lawn chair and ID., (225) 357-7903.

LATIN NIGHT: 9 p.m., Varsity Theatre, 3353 Highland Road. Celebrate the mix of cultures in Baton Rouge with the sounds of salsa, bachata, merengue and more. $10 in advance.


"LEMON": 7 p.m. Friday and Wednesday, Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. A man watches his life unravel after he is left by his girlfriend of 10 years. Rated R. $9.50 plus fees., (866) 451-2787. 


BATON ROUGE ARTS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Lottery Lot on Fifth Street between Laurel and Main streets. Featuring a variety of handmade arts, furniture, jewelry, soaps and sculptures. Free.

CARS & COFFEE: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., The Legacy, 1655 Sherwood Forest Blvd. A monthly car show.

BIG RIVER PADDLE CHAMPIONSHIP 2017: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., starting in downtown Baton Rouge and flowing to L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge. The annual stand-up paddle and kayak race on the Mississippi River. Followed by a fun fest with music from Soul Jukeboxx. Register and get more information at

HANDS-ON HAPPENINGS: INSECT ILLUSTRATIONS: 10 a.m. to noon, Louisiana Arts & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Create an artistic insect illustrations in the workshop.

SOUTHERN MUSCLE MONTHLY CRUISE-IN: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Twin Peaks, 6990 Siegen Lane. The monthly show's proceeds benefit Youth Oasis Children's Shelter.

TIME TRAVELERS — THE THUNDER OF CANNON 1810: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Audubon State Historic Site, 11788 La. 965, St. Francisville. View a cannon demonstration or dress in uniform, load, and fire one. For ages 16 and up. Call (225) 635-3739 or visit

TAILGATE DAY: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Southern Craft Brewing Co., 14141 Airline Highway, Suite 4J. Featuring jambalaya, red beans and rice, and muffuletta po-boys from Secret Lair Taqueria. 

POP-UP ARTISANS: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Corporate Brew & Draft, 2561 Citiplace Court. A free art show featuring Stephen Beard Blades, Sam Brewster Frake, Mitzi Marcello and LaFon Willis-Johnson, with food from chef Jamie Brown, of BouillaBabes. Ages 21 and up. 

15TH ANNUAL JAGUAR JAMBOREE "ALL WHITE AFFAIR": 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Southern University Smith-Brown Memorial Union, Jesse N. Stone Ave. Honoring a few of Southern University's finest. $35 general admission at (225) 443-2167,

SATURDAY NIGHT BALLROOM: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., American Legion Post 38, 151 S. Wooddale Blvd. Saturday Night Ballroom celebrates its 20th anniversary with a dance party. Open to public. $10 (cash only)., (225) 767-3853.


CLASSIC ARMS GUN AND KNIFE SHOW: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. $9 for adults, $2 for children ages 6-11. Under 18 admitted with parent only. Law enforcement officers in uniform admitted free. Call (985) 624-8577 or visit, (225) 450-1009.

PLANETARIUM GRAND REOPENING FILM FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. Saturday & 1 p.m. Sunday, Louisiana Arts & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. A festival featuring favorite planetarium shows while experiencing the new 4K projection system.

BACKYARD BARBECUE FESTIVAL: Noon to 5 p.m., Bass Pro Shop, 175 Bass Pro Blvd., Denham Springs. A free family day with a fishing challenge, duck pond game, free photo downloads and face painting.

"JUNIE B. JONES, THE MUSICAL": 2 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive. Enjoy a trip with Junie B. Jones and her adventures in first grade in this family-friendly play. $21 for adults and $15.75 for children at


FIRST SUNDAY: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, USS KIDD, and LSU Museum of Art in downtown Baton Rouge. Free admission to the galleries, $6 unlimited admission to planetarium shows at LASM, and a variety of art and science exhibitions and activities make this a fun and unique day out for all ages. and

1810 WEST FLORIDA REBELLION: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Audubon State Historic Site, 11788 La. 965, St. Francisville. Visit the camp of a Spanish soldier at St. Francisville. (225) 635-3739,

FREE FOOD SUNDAY: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Radio Bar, 3079 Government St., Suite B. Featuring barbecue chicken, mac and cheese and corn on the cob, free to customers. 21 and up. 


ARTS JUDICATA: 9 a.m., Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St. Area lawyers show off their talents while raising money for the Baton Rouge Bar Foundation. On display through September., (225) 344-8558.


LEATHER APRON THEATRE CO. IMPROV COMEDY NIGHT: 8 p.m. to midnight, Driftwood Cask & Barrel, 326 Third St. Enjoy an improv show., (225) 478-2550.


RETRO CINEMA: "BACK TO THE FUTURE": 7:30 p.m., Movie Tavern Juban Crossing in Denham Springs and Movie Tavern Citiplace in Baton Rouge. Head back in time, all the way to 1985, to see this sci-fi classic. Ticket purchase required.


BRAZIL WINE WALK: 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Lava Cantina downtown, 151 Third St. Celebrating Brazilian culture with a show of Capoeira, giveaways, prizes and caipirinhas. $10.

PUPS AND PINTS: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tin Roof Brewing Company, 1624 Wyoming St. Enjoy an evening of yoga, pups and beer. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Companion Animal Alliance. 

12 EMEZZO ITALIAN WINE DINNER: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Rouses Market, 14635 Airline Highway, Gonzales. Enjoy five courses paired with wine. Must be 21 or older to attend. Tickets are $55 at (225) 673-4255.

FIRST WEDNESDAY: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery-Center for Contemporary Art, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Enjoy the latest works from Jamie Baldridge, Rosemary Goodell and Isoko Onodera.

SUNSET PADDLE: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., BREC's Milford Wampold Memorial Park, 901 Standford Ave. Meet at University Lakes for an evening paddle under the setting sun. The last scheduled sunset paddle of the year. Ages 12 and up. $12 per boat. (225) 620-0500,


BOOK & BREW VOL. 6 WITH GEAUX ROUGE & CANE LAND: Three Sixty Eight, 10889 Perkins Road, Suite D. Join us for drinks and networking. RSVP through Free.,

DUCKS UNLIMITED EAST ASCENSION CHAPTER DINNER: 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. Featuring food from Don's Seafood, live and silent auctions, numerous raffles, tons of guns and gear, and limited edition 80th anniversary Ducks Unlimited merchandise. $60 per person, $100 per couple,

RECEPTION AND CONVERSATION WITH MYRNA COLLEY-LEE: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St., Fifth floor. Featuring a discussion with collector and costume designer Myrna Colley-Lee. $10 for nonmembers, $5 for students with ID.

ROCK N ROWE: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Perkins Rowe, 10000 Perkins Rowe. Featuring a performance from The Rusty Yates Band.

CAPITAL CHEFS' SHOWCASE: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Crowne Plaza Executive Center, 4728 Constitution Ave. Featuring delectable cuisine from community restaurants, chefs and caterers, as well as live and silent auctions, open bars, gift cards and wine pulls. $100 at

"ESCAPES": 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. A documentary chronicling the life of actor and Blade Runner screenwriter Hampton Fancher. Not rated. $9.50 plus fees., (866) 451-2787.

MOVIE IN THE PARK "MOANA": 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., BREC, 7717 Howell Blvd. Enjoy a free screening of the hit Disney film.


AT WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Highway, Port Allen. Featuring "Water Trails of the Atchafalaya" on display through Oct. 29.

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; "Reflections: African-American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection" through Oct. 1; "Emily Lacour: The Inbetween" through Oct. 15.

AT LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 S. River Road. Featuring "CANstruction: Rock-Can-Roll" through Sept. 10; "Alyce Simon: Atomic Art" through Dec. 3; "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 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.