AROUND BATON ROUGE: Markets, museums, films and more | Entertainment / life


“DOUBT: A PARABLE”: 7:30 pm, Theater Baton Rouge Studio Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. $ 30, general public; $ 25, students and children.


RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8:00 to 12:00, Fifth and Main Streets, downtown. Fresh farm produce, wares, cooking demonstrations and more.

URBAN FARMERS ‘MARKET OF NORTH OF BATON ROUGE: 8:00 to 12:00, 5068 Airline Highway. With local farmers and small businesses as vendors, the new market’s mission is to revitalize North Baton Rouge by encouraging entrepreneurship and offering residents a place to shop within their immediate community.

DAY TO DISCOVER THE MUSEUM: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. Offers interdisciplinary fun for all ages.

THE MARKET AT THE OASIS: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, 13827 Coursey Blvd. Vendors selling farm produce, handmade items, baked goods and more.

LOOK AT THE STARS: 10:00, Irene W. Pennington Planetarium at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Discover the stars and constellations in the local night sky, followed by a show for all ages. Included in regular admission.

LSU SATURDAY SCIENCE: 13: 00-14: 00, Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. LSU’s Department of Physics and Astronomy will host a talk by Prosanta Chakrabarty on “My Life as a Fish: Stories from a Museum Curator.” Free.

“DOUBT: A PARABLE”: 7:30 pm, Theater Baton Rouge Studio Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. $ 30, general public; $ 25, students and children.

FILM EVENING: 8:00 pm, UpTown Climbing, 10505 Coursey Blvd. Climbing shorts from Colorado film production company Reel Rock. Limited seats; tickets available on the website calendar.


AUDITIONS FOR CHILDREN “NUTCRACKER – A STORY FROM THE BAYOU”: 12:45 pm, Dancers Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court. The annual Baton Rouge Ballet Theater production seeks to fill many roles available for ages 8-14. Audition times vary by age. Cost of $ 10.

READING ON SCENE OF “INTERLOCUS”: 2pm, LSU Studio Theater, Dalrymple Drive. The Red Magnolia Theater Company presents the work of Tiffany Gilly-Forrer. $ 12.

FROM BLUE JEANS TO WEDDING DRESSES: From 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, LSU Textile & Costume Museum, Tower and South Campus units. The museum’s annual Friends group meeting features retail designer and LSU alumnus Yvonne LaFleur with a video presentation and clothing donation, and Louisiana first lady Donna Edwards.

“DOUBT: A PARABLE”: 2:00 pm, Theater Baton Rouge Studio Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. $ 30, general public; $ 25, students and children.

ORGANIZED! UNDERSTANDING: 3:00 pm, Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. With professional organizer Alyssa Trosclair. Register for free at or by calling (225) 231-3750.


ART AT LUNCH: noon, LSU Museum of Art, third floor, 100 Lafayette St. With speech by Baton Rouge artist Malaika Favorite. Bring a lunch; water and soft drinks provided. Free.


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“NATIONAL PARK AND MONUMENTAL AREAS IN THE USA”: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm, Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Part of OLLI at the LSU Coffee and Lagniapp Series. With speaker Dr. Brooks Elwood, LSU Professor Emeritus. Free.


RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8:00 to 12:00, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road. Fresh farm produce, wares, cooking demonstrations and more.

“DESIGN OF THE CAMPAIGN PROCESS”: noon, Old State Capitol of Louisiana, 100 North Blvd. Roundtable focused on candidates involved in the political process, along with behind-the-scenes stories from the perspective of the candidates. Moderated by Greg Buisson and including guest speakers from Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin, Beverly Brooks Thompson and Julie Emerson.

TACOS’N TRIVIA: 7:00 pm, Three Roll Estate, 760 St. Philip St.


BATON ROUGE GALLERY CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. “Favorite / Jahnke / Walton”, exhibitions by Malaika Favorite, Ross Jahnke and John Isiah Walton, until Thursday 29 September.

CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 660 N. Fourth St. Letitia Huckaby, “This Same Dusty Road” and “Katrina Andry: The Promise of the Rainbow Never Came”, both until Saturday. (225) 342-5428 or

CARY SAURAGE COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER SHELL GALLERY: 233 St. Ferdinand St. “Members + Exhibition”, an annual showcase of Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge member artists in the visual realm, runs until Friday 21st October.

LAGNIAPPE DULCIMER COMPANY: Monday 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Community Bible Church Fellowship Hall, 8354 Jefferson Highway. Weekly jam; all acoustic instruments are welcome. (225) 753-7917. Workshop with North Carolina folk musician Joe Collins, Friday and Saturday, September 23-24. For details and registration, send a text message or call Helen Bankston at (225) 953-1382 or email

LOUISIANA MUSEUM OF ART AND SCIENCE: 100 S. River road. “Illustrating Health”, delving into the often overlooked work of medical illustrators, until 6 August 2023. “In Empathy We Trust”, until Monday 31 October; and “Our Louisiana”, until Saturday, January 14th. (225) 344-5272 or

LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES GALLERY: 3851 Essen lane. The 52nd edition of the “River Road Show”, a nationally-sponsored art exhibition sponsored by the Art Guild of Louisiana, runs until Thursday 29 September. Hours are from 8:00 to 16:30 from Monday to Friday.

LSU GLASSELL GALLERY: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “The Art of Creative Fiber”, featuring works by Contemporary Fiber Artists of Louisiana, until Friday 7 October. Reception of the artists from 14:00 to 16:00 on Sunday 2 October. Free. (225) 389-7180 ​​or

LSU HILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY: 95 Field House Drive. “Water, water everywhere: control and consequences in the coastal wetlands of Louisiana”, until Wednesday 21 December. Free. Visit

LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “Mario Moore: Responding to History”, runs through Sunday, October 23, offering an in-depth look at Moore’s nuanced artwork “During and After the Battle.” “Blurring Boundaries: The Women of American Abstract Artists, 1936-Present”, until Sunday 23 October. “Eugene Martin: The Creative Act” runs through Sunday October 2, featuring a selection of a 2008 acquisition of 31 works and focuses on Martin’s unique abstraction brand. (225) 389-7200 or

PLANTATION OF MAGNOLIA: 2161 Nicholson Drive. Guided and self-guided tours. Hours are from 10:00 to 16:00 from Monday to Saturday and from 13:00 to 16:00 on Sundays.

OLD GOVERNOR’S PALACE: Viale Nord 502 After a renovation, the building is open for guided tours. The hours are from 10:00 to 16:00 from Tuesday to Friday. Free admission.

CAPITAL OF THE OLD STATE: Viale Nord 100 “The Boggs Family Legacy”, until December 16th. Free entry.

RED STICK STRUMMER: Dulcimer Jam Thursday 10am to 11.30am, Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. (225) 753-7917 or

WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. “Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic”, running until January 8th. Triennial exhibition, “Angela Gregory: Doyenne of Louisiana Sculpture”, with a donation of 15 pieces of Gregory’s work from Angela Gregory Legacy LLC. The donated works, other Gregory pieces from the permanent collection, as well as Gregory’s sculptures on loan from other institutions included in the exhibition. (225) 336-2422 or

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