WHAT: Academic Distinction Fund’s Distinguished Speaker Series with child development educator Ellen Galinsky.
WHEN: 4:30 p.m. Monday.
WHERE: Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd.
INFO/REGISTRATION: email@example.com or (225) 922-4560 .
WHAT: Foundation for Historical Louisiana’s Heritage Lecture with LSU Rural Life Museum archeologist Dennis Jones.
WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
WHERE: Old Governor’s Mansion, 502 North Blvd.
“Chatsworth Plantation: Discoveries From Our Past,” will discuss the cultural resource management project at the Chatsworth site in East Baton Rouge Parish and the development of the archaeology lab at the LSU Rural Life Museum. A reception at 6 p.m. will be hosted by Calandros Select Cellars and Fine Wines. The event is free for FHL members; $10 for guests.
WHAT: West Baton Rouge Museum Scavenger Hunt.
WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Friday.
WHERE: WBR Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen.
WHAT: Master Gardeners PlantFest.
WHEN: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
WHERE: Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St., Lafayette.
DETAILS: The event will include the sale of unique and interesting plants. Representatives of the LSU AgCenter will be on hand to answer questions about weeds, pests, disease and other topics. The group is also looking for volunteers for setup on Friday and at the event. To assist, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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