Baton Rouge Calendar Includes Comedy, Markets and More | entertainment/life


WHITE LIGHT NIGHT: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Mid City. Louisiana artists, makers and others will exhibit their work in locations along the Government Street/Jefferson Highway corridor. Christmas shopping, live music; Neighborhood restaurants are open for dinner.

THE FAMILY DINNER IMPROV COMEDY SHOW: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theater’s Hartley/Vey Theater, 100 Lafayette St. Live, interactive improv games. Rated R-ish. $10.


BROADMOOR ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL: 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday and 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Broadmoor Senior High School, 10100 Goodwood Blvd. Hundreds of artists and craftsmen. $3.


HOLIDAY MARKET AT THE MILL: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Cotton Mill, 311 Mill St., New Roads. Vendors, artisans and artisans selling handmade items. Admission $5-$20.

“PAW PATROL LIVE: THE GRAND PIRATE ADVENTURE”: 6:00 p.m. Friday, 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Sunday, Raising Cane’s River Center Performing Arts Theater, 396 St. Louis St. Stage version of the popular Nickelodeon children’s show. $25 and up.

“THE ADDAMS FAMILY”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Baton Rouge Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. $25-$35. (225) 924-6496 or


“TRIANGLE OF SADNESS”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Manship Theater, 100 Lafayette St. Presented by Films at the Manship, the film tells the story of a cruise for the super-rich that goes down leaving survivors, including a famous model couple, trapped on an island. $9.50.

“OPERATING SYSTEMS”: Friday 7:30 p.m. and Sunday 2:00 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU. Swine Palace’s staging of Corinna Schulenberg’s 2018 drama. $32, adults; $22, seniors, faculty and staff of LSU; $12, students.


“JAMES HOODS MESMERICA”: at various times, Irene W. Pennington Planetarium of the Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Visual musical journey combining the music of composer and percussionist James Hood with visually hypnotic 3D animation art. $12 and up.


RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Fifth Street and Main Street, downtown. Farm fresh produce, merchandise, cooking demonstrations and more.

NORTH BATON ROUGE TOWN FARMERS MARKET: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 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 providing residents with a place to shop in their immediate area.

THE MARKET IN THE OASIS: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 13827 Coursey Blvd. Vendors selling farm products, handcrafted items, baked goods, and more.

PLAY NEXT @ THE LIBRARY: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Free event for all ages. Card games, life size games, board games, virtual reality games – take your pick.

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

MUSIC WITHOUT SPRING HICKS: 10:30 a.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Lively interactive music event for children and their families. The musicians sing and play original and traditional songs. Percussion instruments are provided for the little ones and the young at heart, and a few marionettes join in. Registration required at (225) 763-2260.

AUTUMN FUN FEST: 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Zachary Community Park, 20055 Old Scenic Highway. Carnival games, prizes, live entertainment, food vendors, crafts, music, bouncy castles.

LSU vs. UAB: 8 p.m., Celebrity Theaters Baton Rouge, 15365 George O’Neal Road. The game on the big screen; Food and drinks for sale. Free admission. [email protected]


“MEET ME IN THE BATHROOM”: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theater, 100 Lafayette St. Presented by Films at the Manship, the film takes an immersive journey through the New York music scene of the early 2000s, as a new generation ushered in a musical rebirth for the city that resonated around the world . $9.50.


YOGA ON THE GRASS: 6:30 p.m., Tin Roof Brewing Company, 1624 Wyoming St. Free.


RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road. Farm fresh produce, merchandise, cooking demonstrations and more.

TACOS ‘N TRIVIA: 7 p.m., Three Roll Estate, 760 St. Philip St.


CARY SAURAGE COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER SHELL GALLERY: 233 St. Ferdinand St. “The Artist’s Question: Answered in Fiber,” a regional exhibition by Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc., through December 31.

ELIZABETH GALLERY: 680 Jefferson Freeway. Fall Art Show with Carol Hallock and other gallery artists through December 31 at (225) 924-6437 or via the gallery’s Facebook page.

LAGNIAPPE dulcimer society: Mondays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Community Bible Church Fellowship Hall, 8354 Jefferson Highway. Weekly Jam; all acoustic instruments welcome. (225) 753-7917.

LOUISIANA ART AND SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 S. River Road. Photographs by Paula Sharp and Ross Eatman, Wild Bees is on view at the Colonnade Gallery through April 30. “Diamonds of History: Mighty Women by Ashley Longshore” through January; Pinpointing the Stars, Universe Gallery, featuring works from the permanent collection highlighting the history of the planetarium, the timeline of its development and its focus on the stars through August 2024. Illustrating Health, which looks at the often-overlooked work of medical illustrators through August 6, 2023; and “Our Louisiana” through Saturday, January 14, 2023. (225) 344-5272 or

LSU GLASSELL GALLERY: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “Protective Element by Chris Marin and Wesley Chavis” through December 16. For free. (225) 389-7180 ​​or

LSU HILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY: 95 Field House Dr. “Water, Water Everywhere: Control and Consequence in Louisiana’s Coastal Wetlands,” through December 21. For free. Visit

LSU ART MUSEUM: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “Mediterranea: American Art from the Graham D. Williford Collection”; and “Pearlware, Polish, & Privilege: Art by Paul Scott” through February 26, 2023. (225) 389-7200 or

MAGNOLIA HILL PLANTATION: 2161 Nicholson drive. Guided and self-guided tours. The opening times are Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

OLD GOVERNOR’S VILLA: 502 North Blvd. Open for guided tours. The opening times are Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission.

OLD CAPITAL: 100 North Blvd. “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” through Sunday, December 11; and The Boggs Family Legacy through Friday, December 16. Admission free.

RED STICK STRUMMER: Dulcimer Jam, Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. (225) 753-7917 or

SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY FINE ARTS GALLERY: Frank Hayden Hall, South Campus. “Malaika Favorite: Faces and Spaces” through Friday, December 9th. Opening hours are Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free. Call (225) 771-4109 or email [email protected] or [email protected]

USS KIDD VETERANS MUSEUM: 305 S. River Road. Traveling exhibition “Fur, feathers and fidelity: military mascots” until Saturday 31 December.

WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N Jefferson Avenue, Port Allen. “Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic. A Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition” through January 7, 2023 and “Angela Gregory: Doyenne of Louisiana Sculpture” through August 7, 2023. (225) 336-2422 or West Baton Rouge Museum. org.


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