AROUND BATON ROUGE: Markets, Museums, Movies and more | Entertainment / Life


Doubt: as: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Studio Theatre, 7155 Florida Blvd. $30 for the audience; $25 for students and children.


Red Steak Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to noon, Fifth Street and Main, Downtown. Fresh farm produce, merchandise, cooking shows and more.

North Baton Rouge Urban Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to noon, 5068 Airlines Highway. With local farmers and small businesses as vendors, the new market’s mission is to revitalize North Baton Rouge by encouraging entrepreneurship and giving residents a place to shop within their immediate community.

Museum discovery day: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Capitol Park Museum, 660 North, Fourth Street, offers multidisciplinary fun for all ages.

The market in the oasis: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 13827 Coursey Blvd. Vendors selling farm-raised products, handmade items, baked goods, and more.

stars: 10 a.m., Irene W. Pennington Planetarium at the Louisiana Museum of Art and Science, 100 S River Road. Learn about the stars and constellations in the local night sky, followed by a show for all ages. Included in regular admission.

LSU on Saturday: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. LSU’s Department of Physics and Astronomy will host a lecture by Prosanta Chakrabarti on “My Life as a Fish: Tales from a Museum Curator.” free.

Doubt: as: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Studio Theatre, 7155 Florida Blvd. $30 for the audience; $25 for students and children.

Movie Night: 8 p.m. Climb Uptown, 10505 Corsi Boulevard. Climbing film shorts from Real Rock Film Production in Colorado. Seats are limited. Tickets are available on the site’s calendar.


“NUTCRACKER – A tale from BAYOU” children’s ratings: 12:45 p.m., Dancers Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court. The annual production of Baton Rouge Ballet Theater looks to take on several roles available to ages 8-14. Test times vary by age. $10 fee.

Interim reading of “INTERLOCUS”: 2 p.m., LSU Studio Theatre, Dalrymple Drive. The Red Magnolia Theater Company presents the work of Tiffany Gilly Forer. $12.

blue jeans for wedding dresses: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., LSU Museum of Textiles and Fashion, Tower and South Campus. The Museum’s Group of Friends annual meeting features retail designer and LSU alumnus Yvonne LaFleur with a video presentation and a clothing donation, and Louisiana First Lady Donna Edwards.

Doubt: as: 2 p.m., Baton Rouge Studio Theatre, 7155 Florida Blvd. $30 for the audience; $25 for students and children.

Be organized! Understanding comprehension: 3 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. With professional arranger Alyssa Trusler. Free registration in Or by calling (225) 231-3750.


Art at lunch: Noon, LSU Museum of Art, 3rd Floor, 100 Lafayette Street with a talk by Baton Rouge artist Malaika Favorit. Bring lunch water and soft drinks provided. free.


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National Park and Archaeological Areas in the United States of America: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Part of the OLLI at LSU Coffee and Lagniappe Series. With the speaker Dr. Brooks Elwood is Professor Emeritus at LSU. free.


Red Steak Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to noon, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Street. Fresh farm produce, merchandise, cooking shows and more.

Deconstructing the campaign process: Noon, Old Louisiana State Capitol, 100 North Boulevard. Panel discussion focusing on candidates involved in the political process, along with behind-the-scenes stories from the candidates’ perspectives. Run by Greg Boyson, it features Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin, Beverly Brooks Thompson, and Julie Emerson.

Taco n Trivia: 7 pm, Three Roll Estate, 760 Phillip Street


Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Art: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. “Favorite/Jankee/Walton,” shows Malaika Favorit, Ross Yankee and John Ischia Walton, until Thursday, September 29.

Capitol Park Museum: 660 n. Fourth St. Letitia Huckabee, “Same Dusty Road” and “Katrina Andrey: The Promise of the Rainbow Never Came” during Saturday. (225) 342-5428 or

Shell Gallery of the Carrie Sarraj Center for Community Arts: 233 Saint Ferdinand Avenue Members + Gallery, the Arts Council’s annual show of member artists in the visual field, Baton Rouge’s largest, through Friday, October 21.

LAGNIAPPE DULCIMER ASSOCIATION: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Bible Church Community Fellowship Hall, 8354 Jefferson Highway. Weekly jam welcome all acoustic instruments. (225) 753-7917. Workshops with North Carolina folk musician Joe Collins, Friday and Saturday, September 23-24. For details and registration, text or phone Helen Bankston at (225) 953-1382, or email

Louisiana Museum of Arts and Sciences: 100 S River Road. “Health Illustrated,” delving into the often-overlooked work of medical illustrators, until August 6, 2023. “In Sympathy We Trust,” until Monday, October 31; And “Our Louisiana” until Saturday January 14th (225) 344-5272 or

Louisiana State Archives Gallery: 3851 Essen Lane. The 52nd annual “River Road Show,” a national art fair sponsored by the Louisiana Arts Guild, runs until Thursday, September 29. Opening hours are from 8 AM to 4:30 PM from Monday to Friday.

LSU GLASSELL Gallery: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette Street “Creative Fiber Art,” showcases the work of Louisiana’s contemporary fiber artists, through Friday, October 7. Artists Reception from 2 pm to 4 pm on Sunday 2 October. free. (225) 389-7180 ​​or

LSU Hill Memorial Library: 95 Field House Drive. “Water, Water Everywhere: Control and Results in Coastal Wetlands in Louisiana,” until Wednesday, December 21. Free. visit

LSU Museum of Art: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette Street “Mario Moore: Responding to History” through Sunday, October 23, offers an in-depth look at Moore’s meticulous artwork “during and after the battle.” “Blurring Boundaries: The Women of American Abstract Artists, 1936-Present” until Sunday, October 23. “Eugene Martin: The Creative Act,” through Sunday, October 2, features a selection from the 2008 acquisition of 31 works and focuses on Martin’s unique brand of abstraction. (225) 389-7200 or

Planting magnolia hills: 2161 Nicholson Drive. Guided and self-guided tours. Hours of operation are 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Saturday, and 1 pm to 4 pm on Sunday.

Old Governor’s Palace: 502 North Avenue. After renovation, the palace is open for tours. Opening hours are from 10 AM to 4 PM from Tuesday to Friday. Free admission.

Old state capital: 100 North Blvd. “The Boggs Family Legacy” until 16 December. Free admission.

Steak red steak: Dulcimer jam 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, 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: Photos by Jerry Dantzic,” “Through January 8” Three-year exhibition, “Angela Gregory: Doyenne of Louisiana Sculpture,” which features a donation of 15 Gregory works from Angela Gregory Legacy LLC. Donated works and other Gregory pieces from the permanent collection, as well as Gregory sculptures on loan from other institutions included in the gallery. (225) 336-2422 or

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