• LSU STUDENT UNION ART GALLERY’S FALL POSTER SALE: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Free Speech Alley Circle. More than 1,000 posters will be available with most prices ranging between $7 and $9. (225) 578-5124
  • LIVE AFTER FIVE: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Galvez Stage, North Boulevard Town Square. Featuring music by After 8 with the LSU Jazz Ensemble Horns. Free.
  • COMEDY NIGHT: 7:30 p.m., UpStage Theatre, 1713 Wooddale Blvd. Hosted by Will Merrill. $5, includes soft drinks. (225) 924-3774 or


  • HOLLYDAYS: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m-4 p.m. Saturday, River Center Exhibition Hall. Holiday marketplace sponsored by the Junior League of Baton Rouge.
  • 8 SECONDS TO GLORY: 8 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. A bull-riding event to benefit Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.


  • THE 13TH GATE AND NECROPOLIS 13: 6:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m., 832 St. Phillip St. Haunted house and New Orleans-style cemetery. 13th Gate only: General, $25; VIP, $50 ($40 online); Necropolis only: General, $20; VIP, $40 ($30 online); both attractions: General, $35; VIP, $60 ($55 online).


  • FRANKENSTEIN: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. A Swine Palace production. $15, students; $20, general public. (225) 578-3527 or


  • DOWNTOWN KIWANIS PANCAKE FESTIVAL: 6 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Pete Maravich Assembly Center, LSU. Also features youth talent show and student art contest. $5 in advance, $6 that day; takeout orders available. Proceeds go to help youth and disadvantaged members of community.
  • LOUISIANA SKEETER RUN: 7:30 a.m., registration; 8 a.m., 1-mile fun run/walk; 8:30 a.m., 5K race, St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. Packet pickup and registration 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, University United Methodist Church, 3350 Dalrymple Drive. $20, adults; $10, runners and walkers under 18.
  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth Street between Main and Laurel streets, downtown. Home grown produce and other homemade products. (225) 267-5060
  • FIRE PREVENTION BARBECUE COOK-OFF: Noon-5 p.m., Cabela’s, 2200 W. Cabela’s Parkway, Gonzales. Teams will have a choice of category they want to participate in: chicken, brisket, pork ribs or all three. Registration is $50. (225) 767-7640
  • CORN MAZE SATURDAYS: 4 p.m.-7 p.m., Burden Museum & Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane. Corn maze, giant sling shots, hayride. $5, general admission; free, children 3 and younger. (225) 763-3990
  • CONTRA & SQUARE DANCE: 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m., St. Alban’s Chapel, corner of Highland and Dalrymple. Live music by Back Up & Push. No experience necessary; basics for beginners at 4:45 p.m. $6. (225) 803-9194


  • SUNDAY IN THE PARK: 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Galvez Stage, North Boulevard Town Square. Featuring music by Mulligan Brothers. Free.
  • LOUISIANA SINFONIETTA CONCERT: 2 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive. $15, adults; $5 students. (225) 578-4010 during the day or (225) 766-3487 in the evening.


  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 8470 Goodwood Blvd. (parking lot of Unitarian Church).
  • LIKE, TOTALLY: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Of Moving Colors’ first production of the 2014-15 season. $12-$35. (225) 344-0334 or
  • THE ECLECTIC TRUTH SLAM AND OPEN MIC POETRY READING: 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Firehouse Gallery, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St. $7.


  • RED STICK MOBILE FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway; and 12:30 p.m-2 p.m., Star Hill Church, 1400 N. Foster Drive. Weather permitting.
  • ART RECEPTION: 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Louisiana’s Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. Featuring the exhibit “The Social History of Stationery,” which runs through Dec. 20.
  • ART RECEPTION: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Louisiana State Archives, 3851 Essen Lane. Featuring artists in the “Associated Women in the Arts Members Show.”


  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 6400 Perkins Road (behind Pennington Biomedical Research Center).
  • RED STICK MOBILE FARMERS MARKET: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Delmont Service Center, 3535 Riley St.; and noon-2 p.m., Dr. Leo S. Butler Community Center, 950 E. Washington St. Weather permitting.
  • BATON ROUGE SYMPHONY MASTERWORKS CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., River Center Theatre. With violinist Yevgeny Kutik. (225) 383-0500 or
  • “STAR NIGHT AT THE MIC”: 7:30 p.m., UpStage Theatre, 1713 Wooddale Blvd. Moderated by Alexander Scott. $5, includes soft drinks. (225) 924-3774 or


  • ANN CONNELLY FINE ART: 4221 Perkins Road. Patrick Tiek exhibition, through Tuesday, Oct. 28.
  • BREC SPLASH PADS: 8 a.m.-8 p.m., City-Brooks, Forest and Greenwood Community Parks. Open through October.
  • BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Exhibit by artist members Rosemary Goodell, Craig McCullen and Amy James, through Friday, Oct. 31. Free.
  • LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “LeRoy Neiman: Action!,” exhibit of work by the American artist and sports illustrator, through Jan. 17. “Rooted Communities” by Nari Ward, through Jan. 18. “Accalia and the Swamp Monster” by Kelli Scott Kelley, through Jan. 25.
  • FIREHOUSE GALLERY: 427 Laurel St. Hours are 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. “Frame by Frame: Sequential Works by Daniel Strickland,” drawings and comic panels, through Friday.
  • LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 River Road S. Hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. “Selections from the LASM Collection: Egyptian Tapestries,” through Sunday. “Art In Action:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Inflate. Draw. Pour,”Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color through Jan. 4. $7.25 for adults; $6.25 for children ages 2-12 and seniors age 65 and older; $5 for groups of 15 or more. College students with ID and museum members are admitted free. (225) 344-5272 or
  • LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES: 3851 Essen Lane. “Associated Women in the Arts Members Show,” through Friday, Oct. 31.
  • LOUISIANA’S OLD STATE CAPITOL: 100 North Blvd. “The Social History of Stationery,” through Dec. 20.
  • CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, Acadian Village Petco, 3535 Perkins Road.
  • CAAWS DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive.
  • CAT ADOPTIONS: noon-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. The society also holds adoption events 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the PetSmart in Siegen Marketplace and the Acadian Village Petco. (225) 636-2680
  • DOG ADOPTIONS: Noon-4 p.m., Petco, 3535 Perkins Road. $125 adoption fee. Sponsored by YELP! BR. (225) 485-9200
  • PET ADOPTIONS: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Companion Animal Alliance, 2680 Progress Road. Prices include spay/neuter, microchip and all vaccinations. The society also offers adoptions 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Acadian Village Petco. For more information, call (225) 774-7701.

PET ADOPTIONS: 11:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, PetSmart, 8660 Airline Highway. Kittens, cats, puppies and dogs available from the Northside Humane Society. (225) 964-6992

pet adoptions: 11:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday (during Daylight Saving Time only), The Friends of the Animals Adoption House, 8476 Highland Road. The organization also offers adoptions noon-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Orvis in Perkins Rowe.

  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY VISUAL ARTS GALLERY: Frank Hayden Hall. “The Importance of Art to Historically Black Colleges and Universities in This New Millennium,” through Friday, Oct. 31. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and by appointment on Friday. Free.
  • WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson, Port Allen. “100 Years After the War to End All Wars,” exhibit marking the centennial anniversary of the start of World War I, through Sunday, Oct. 26. “Mill Sessions,” an exhibit of photographs by New Orleans photographer David Armentor focuses on the sugar production in south Louisiana. Exhibit runs through Sunday, Nov. 9. (225) 336-2422, ext. 15

Compiled by Leslie D. Rose