Baton Rouge Area for Nov. 23, 2012

By FUN staff

Advocate file photo by BRENDEN NEVILLE -- Kristy Coast, playing the role of Miss Trudy, does a puppet performance for the audience of children during one of her Miss Trudy's Traveling Trunk Shows at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum. The show starts at 11 a.m. each Saturday and is included in regular museum admission.
Advocate file photo by BRENDEN NEVILLE -- Kristy Coast, playing the role of Miss Trudy, does a puppet performance for the audience of children during one of her Miss Trudy's Traveling Trunk Shows at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum. The show starts at 11 a.m. each Saturday and is included in regular museum admission.

The BR Area calendar is a listing of events taking place in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas from Nov. 23-29, 2012. It covers plays, shows, parties, family-oriented entertainment and everything in between.

To submit event and entertainment items for the Bon Temps calendar, email details to fun@theadvocate.com or fax to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon Monday.

FRIDAY, NOV. 23

FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 5905 Florida Blvd. Kajun Corner, NFL sports and gifts, plant shop, Nita's Pralines, Deep South furniture, and café.

CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell's Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.

PROJECT PURR Cat ADOPTIONS: 6 a.m.-10 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillard's). Black Friday Special: all black, black and white and torti cats and kittens $25. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

SAFARI NIGHT: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 a.m. the next morning, BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Walking tours, hands-on activities, animal encounters. Designed for groups; 15-person minimum. Pre-registration required. (225) 775-3877.

SATURDAY, NOV. 24

5K RUN/WALK AND 1 MILE FUN RUN/WALK: 7 a.m., registration begins; 7:30 a.m., fun run/walk; 8 a.m., 5K run/walk, Greystone Country Club, 9214 Greystone Drive, Denham Springs. Proceeds benefit Denham Springs High School Project Graduation. Registration includes a T-shirt, refreshments during the race and food, drink and entertainment following the race. $25. Call (225) 362-2643 for more information.

RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth and Main streets, downtown. Fresh seasonal vegetables and other homegrown and homemade food for sale. (225) 267-5060.

FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 5905 Florida Blvd. Kajun Corner, NFL sports and gifts, plant shop, Nita's Pralines, Deep South furniture, and café.

CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. http://www.caaws.org.
CAAWS DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. http://www.caaws.org.

MISS TRUDY'S TRAVELING TRUNK SHOW: 11 a.m., Adalié Brent Auditorium, Louisiana Art & Science Museum. Entertaining, interactive program for young children and families. Free for LASM members and is included in the general price of admission for nonmembers. http://www.lasm.org.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). Noon-4 p.m., Petsmart, Millerville Road. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

LOOKING FUR LOVE DOG RESCUE DOG ADOPTION EVENT: noon-3 p.m., 5757 Corporate Blvd. Also collecting nonperishable food for the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank and canned sweet peas for the St. Vincent de Paul dining room. http://www.lfldr.com.

SAFARI NIGHT: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 a.m. the next morning, BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Walking tours, hands-on activities, animal encounters. Designed for groups; 15-person minimum. Pre-registration required. (225) 775-3877.

SUNDAY, NOV. 25

FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 5905 Florida Blvd. Kajun Corner, NFL sports and gifts, plant shop, Nita's Pralines, Deep South furniture, and café.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). 1-4 p.m., Petsmart, Millerville Road. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

MONDAY, NOV. 26

CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell's Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

TUESDAY, NOV. 27

CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell's Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28

CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell's Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.

­PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

THURSDAY, NOV. 29

CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell's Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor near Dillards). http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

OUTDOORS

BRAMBA (BATON ROUGE AREA MOUNTAIN BIKE ASSOCIATION): http://www.bramba.org.

BATON ROUGE TRIKKE CLUB: http://www.brtrikke.com, email brtrikke@cox.net.

BATON ROUGE AUDUBON SOCIETY: Robert McLaughlin, (225) 926-2223 (call between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.).

BAYOU HAYSTACKERS PADDLING CLUB: (225) 387-3717 or http://www.bayouhaystackers.com.

BATON ROUGE BIKE CLUB: (225) 963-8616 or http://www.batonrougebikeclub.com. Call for details or go to the website for weekend ride information.

BATON ROUGE HASH HOUSE HARRIERS: (225) 603-8467. Call for details of special events.

BURDEN CENTER: (225) 763-3990, 5460 Essen Lane. Urban hiking. Two miles of hiking, walking trails.

ONGOING

ART GUMBO CENTER: 1835 N. Magnolia St., Gonzales, (225) 644-6131. Open noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Gumbo Center is a program of the River Region Art Association.

BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive, (225) 383-1470. Artist Member Group Show, through Nov. 29, featuring the works of more than two dozen artists.

THE ENCHANTED MANSION, A DOLL MUSEUM: 190 Lee Drive, (225) 769-0005. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Angels and Cherubs exhibit, through the holidays. Adults, $4.50; seniors, $3.50; children, $2; children under 2, free. http://www.enchantedmansion.org.

LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM & IRENE PENNINGTON PLANETARIUM:  e_SHrS http://www.lasm.org. Nano Exhibition, interactive exhibition engages family audiences in nanoscale science, engineering and technology. LASM: 50 Years of Collecting and Train Memorabilia from the LASM Collection, through Jan. 6, 2013. Planetarium shows: Kaluaka'hina, the Enchanted Reef, through Friday, Nov. 30; Led Zeppelin; Pink Floyd, The Wall . For times, visit http://www.lasm.org.

LOUISIANA VETERANS HALL OF HONOR: permanent exhibit, USS Kidd, River Road downtown. Dedicated to service men and women who have had outstanding military careers. Each person is a Louisiana native. (225) 342-1942.

LSU MUSEUM OF ART: 5th Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Once Upon a Time, LA Machinery Gallery, through Feb. 13, 2013. Louisiana's Artist: Clementine Hunter, through March 31, 2013. Mysteries: Works by Michael Crespo, through Dec. 14. Cascade of Color: Gabriel Dawe, through April 7, 2013. Trains, Planes and Automobiles: Vintage Toys, Prints and Photographs, on view through the holiday season. $5; free, students and children 12 and younger. Free admission, fifth floor, on first Sunday of month.

LOUIS DEANGELO GALLERY: 16645 Highland Road, Suite F., (225) 250-7750. Featuring work by local abstract artist Lou Deangelo and showcasing work by more than a dozen regional artists in various media. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays.

TAYLOR CLARK GALLERY: 2623 Government St. Exhibit of sculptor Angela Gregory's work, through December. Free. (225) 383-4929 or http://www.taylorclark.com.

WALKER MUSEUM & COMMUNITY ART GALLERY: 29350 Walker South Road, Walker. (225) 665-4356. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Becoming Louisiana: Path to Statehood, Nov. 24 through the end of December. Free.

­WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. (225) 336-2422 or http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com. Our Lives, Our Stories, America's Greatest Generation, through Jan. 7, 2013. Mardi Gras Shipwreck: Recovered Cache c. 1812, through Dec. 2. Adults, $4; students and seniors, $2; West Baton Rouge Parish residents and West Baton Rouge Historical Association members, free.

SINGLES EVENTS

BATON ROUGE SINGLES: Visit http://www.meetup.com/Singles-Group-of-Baton-Rouge/ for a full list of events.

BROADMOOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SINGLES: 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, watch the LSU game at 935 Westbrook; 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, dinner at TJ Ribs, 6330 Siegen Lane followed by a dance at 7:30 p.m. at Kristenwood Reception Hall, St. Alphonsus Church, 14040 Greenwell Springs Road; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, Irish/Italian night dance and dinner at Phil Brady's, 4848 Government St.

TANGI CHRISTIAN RE-SINGLES: Meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Wesley Foundation, 307 W. Dakota St., Hammond. (225) 567-9567.