Don’t skip these events in a Baton Rouge area (April 20-26)


PASTRY BASICS: COOKIES BARS: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Red Stick Spice Company, 660 Jefferson Highway. Master tricks of a trade in formulating a ultimate cookie platter. $55 during

YAPPY HOUR: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Forest Community Dog Park, 13900 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. Featuring giveaways, games and fun. 

LSU BALLROOM CLUB SHOWCASE: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., LSU Student Union. Students and ballroom pros from internal studios perform during this fundraiser show. $15-$20 during

MOVIE IN THE PARK “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST”: 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., BREC’s Antioch Park, 6229 Antioch Blvd. Enjoy a giveaway screening of a renouned Disney film. 


BIOBLITZ: 4 p.m. Friday to 4 p.m. Saturday, Greenwood Community Park, 13350 La. 19, Baker. Identify as many category as we can in this 24-hour event. All ages. Register at

DOUBLE BILL: “LOOK!” “GLORYFIRE”: 7:30 p.m. both nights, Hopkins Black Box Theatre, 137 Coates Hall, LSU. See dual melodramatic productions from a college company. Reserve seats during


“TARTUFFE”: 7 p.m. Friday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Gladys Hague Runnels Theatre, 17255 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. Runnels High School’s play dialect presents Molière’s comedy. $5 for students and $8 adults in advance; $10 during a door.


“NICKEL AND DIMED”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, LSU Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive. A play formed on a book about not removing by in America. $14-$22 at


“IT’S ONLY A PLAY”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Thursday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. A wickedly humorous play about plays by Terrence McNally. $19-$25 during


RECORD STORE DAY 2018: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Capital City Records, 4641 Perkins Road. Featuring special releases as good as food for sale from Tiger Deaux-nuts and French Truck Coffee. 

RECORD STORE DAY: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Kerry Beary’s Atomic Pop Shop, 2963 Government St. Featuring live song from The Patsies and The Sun Room. Wristbands during 7 a.m. to haven your mark in line.

PARTY FOR THE PLANET: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. A day filled with charge education, zoo screw chats and entertainment.

NATIONAL ASTRONOMY DAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Louisiana Arts Science Museum, 100 River Road S. Experience a accumulation of astronomy-related activities for all ages. Included with ubiquitous admission.

STICK HORSE RODEO: 10 a.m., Farr Park Equestrian Center, 6402 River Road. Participants contest in rodeo events in a tiny arena. $5 per class, $20 for all classes. (225) 769-7805.

TUNICA HILLS MUSIC FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Parker Memorial Park, St. Francisville. All-day eventuality with Louisiana musicians and jam circles in mixed genres.

TROOPERS FEST: 11 a.m. to midnight, Club Coozan, 10929 Mead Road. Crawfish cook-off and live song from Chase Tyler, Wayne Toups and others to support Louisiana State Troopers Troop A Association charities. $25 in advance, $30 during a gate. 

WINGAMANIA!: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tin Roof Brewing Company, 1624 Wyoming St. Daylong festival dedicated to a strong duck wing. $30 at

AUTHORS ROW: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Meet and plead books with internal published authors. 

INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMY DAY: 3 p.m. to 11 p.m., Highland Road Park Observatory, 13800 Highland Road. A worldwide jubilee of all things astronomy.

RSRD SEASON 10, BOUT 1: 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Family Life Center, 9700 Scenic Highway. Roller derby transformation earnings to Baton Rouge. $15 ubiquitous admission; $10 with military, tyro or initial responder I.D.; $8 for ages 5-12; giveaway for children underneath 4. 

ALICE IN WONDERLAND BR: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., The Collective, 2678 Government St. Featuring a special screening of a renouned film as good as food and drinks accessible for purchase. 

ROSÉ SOIRÉE: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Martin Wine Cellar, 7248 Perkins Road. Put on your pinkish clothes and representation an array of rosés. $15 during

SATURDAY SHOWCASE: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Ruffins Downtown Daiquiri Lounge, 602 Main St. Open mic poetry, song and oral word opening showcase. $10. 

EPHEMERAL GALLERY — ART AT THE SHOP: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., The Ephemeral Gallery, 522 N. 18th St. Art uncover spectacular with work from internal artists. 

KATT WILLIAMS: 8 p.m., Raising Cane’s River Center, 275 S. River Road. The comedian brings his new special to a collateral city. $52-125 during

PUBLIC STAR PARTY: 8 p.m. to 9 p.m., LSU Landolt Astronomical Observatory. Check out views of a Moon with closeups of a lunar seas and craters. 


AGMAGIC: 10 a.m. both days, Parker Coliseum, Highland Road during Stadium Drive. Take an interactive tour by Louisiana agriculture. Free.


CAPITAL CITY CAR SHOW: Noon to 6 p.m., Southern University and AM College. Family-friendly automobile uncover facilities hundreds of tradition cars, trucks, and motorcycles.

LOUISIANA YOUTH ORCHESTRA III: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Raising Cane’s River Center Theatre, 220 St. Louis St. $10 at

“NATURAL SHOCKS” BY LAUREN GUNDERSON: 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., LSU School of Theatre. A inhabitant debate of museum activism opposite gun violence. Free.


LSU SCIENCE CAFE: JAZZ REFLECTIONS: 5 p.m., Varsity Theatre, 3353 Highland Road. Virtuoso jazz bassist William Grimes discusses his universe of music. Free.


WINE CLASS SERIES WITH STEVE STAPLES: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., City Pork Deli Charcuterie, 2363 Hollydale Ave. A array of booze classes focusing on red grape varietals and varietal blends. $85 per person. Space is limited. (225) 300-4550.


RED STICK INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL FESTIVAL: 2 p.m., LSU’s Digital Media Center. This year’s festival focuses on digital media, animation, maker-fairs, initial song concerts, digital art exhibits and diversion jams. Free.


SPRING FLOWER GARDEN CONFERENCE: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Southern University Agriculture Research and Extension Center. Featuring demonstrations, tours, giveaways, and so many flowers.

ART RECEPTION FEATURING EVE CARMENA: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., La Divina Italian Cafe, 3535 Perkins Road #360. Artist Eve Carmena discusses and shares her latest works. 


“PERCEPTIONS PERSPECTIVES” RECEPTION: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Firehouse Gallery, 427 Laurel St. Featuring a latest works of painter Anne Jarrett.

CHEF’S TABLE #4: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Bernadette’s Table, 5405 La. 44, Gonzales. Chefs Joshua Hebert and Adam Reeson benefaction twists on Southern cuisine in this four-course meal. $114-$139 during

FIVE-COURSE WINE DINNER: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Crowne Plaza, 4728 Constitution Ave. $100 per person. (225) 930-0150.

THE PENDULUM SWINGS: IMPRESSIONISM POSTMODERNISM: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 930 N. Blvd. Featuring performances of works by Alfred Schnittke, Maurice Ravel and Claude Debussy. $35 during


“THE STINKY CHEESE MAN AND OTHER FAIRLY STUPID TALES”: 7 p.m., Mid City Ballroom, 136 S. Acadian Thruway. Your favorite storybook fables uproariously derailed. $15 during

DANCE AND PHYSICAL THEATRE SHOWCASE: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Theatre. Students tell stories by transformation with partial dance, partial aerial silk works. $12 at



RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Main and Fifth streets. Featuring internal furnish and anniversary vegetables as good as a cooking proof during 10 a.m. inside a Main Street Market.

AT BATON ROUGE GALLERY OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Featuring “The Real-Life Experience Juried High School Exhibition” on arrangement by Thursday.

AT THE LOUISIANA’S OLD STATE CAPITOL: 100 North Blvd. “From Study to Studio Exhibition” 10 a.m. any day. On arrangement by Apr 28.

AT WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. Featuring “Fait á la Main: The Acadian Handicraft Project” on arrangement by Aug. 5; “Creoles Du Monde” on arrangement by May 6.

AT LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Fifth building of a Shaw Center for a Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Featuring “Robert Williams: Slang Aesthetics” and “Collection Spotlight: William Hogarth” on arrangement by Jun 17; and “Art in Louisiana: Views into a Collection.”

AT LOUISIANA ART SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 S. River Road. Featuring “Tradition in Transition: Inuit Art Culture” by Jun 3, and “Dreamcatchers: Courtney Egan” by Jun 10.

AT LOUISIANA’S OLD STATE CAPITOL: 100 North Blvd. Featuring “From Study to Studio,” a open Associated Women in a Arts show, by Apr 28.

AT CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays by Saturdays, 660 N. Fourth St. Featuring “For Home and Country: Louisiana in a Great War” on arrangement by Jun 9; and selections from a permanent collection.

Compiled by Kristie Bihm. 

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