Baton Rouge Area for Jan. 25, 2013

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, JAN. 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.

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Pet adoptions and fostering. Three Dog Nights Special. Dogs over 40 pounds are half price ($40) including all vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. http://www.caabr.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.

KICK IT OUT: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Of Moving Colors’ annual post-holidays community performance. $12.50-$35. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Individual, $24; groups of 10 or more, $20; students, $12. (225) 924-6496.

THE SEVEN: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater’s Second Stage, 7155 Florida Blvd. Performance of an original musical created by LSU students and presented by Braud Productions. $18, general admission; $15, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

MONSTER X TOUR: 7:30 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. Monster truck show. $5 and up. http://www.MonsterXTour.com.

SATURDAY, JAN. 26

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 (farmers market).

ROD’S CRUISE BREAKFAST: Holiday Inn South, Airline Highway at Interstate 12. For information, call Homer, (225) 773-2487.

BENEFIT CONCERT FOR ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S RESEARCH HOSPITAL: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square. Bands include Jason, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Flexx, 12:20 p.m.-1:05 p.m.; The Chambers, 1:10 p.m.-1:55 p.m.; and Young Band Nation Blues Project, 2 p.m.-3 p.m.

LAHOUSE WINTER OPEN HOUSE: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., LaHouse, Gourrier Ave., LSU. Discover cost-effective, practical and durable green living solutions and techniques to improve comfort and energy efficiency in the home during the cold winter months. LSU AgCenter housing experts will be on hand to answer questions. $5 suggested donation. http://www.lsuagcenter.com.

ANGRY BIRDS LIVE: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. Tweens ages 9-12 will play a live version of their favorite app and make a mini version of the game to take home. (225) 647-3955.

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.

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport and noon- 3 p.m., Orvis Perkins Rowe. Pet adoptions and fostering. Three Dog Nights Special. Dogs over 40 pounds are half price ($40) including all vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. http://www.caabr.org.

BASF KIDS’ LAB: 10:15 a.m.-11 a.m., 12:15 p.m.-1 p.m. and 2 p.m.-2:45 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. Children ages 6-12 and a parent or caregiver explore the dynamic world of chemistry in hands-on workshops. Free for LASM members and included in the price of admission for non-members. http://www.lasm.org

CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Airline Petsmart, 8660 Airline Highway. 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 and 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.

BYZANTINE ICONS — A WINDOW TO HEAVEN: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Orangerie at the Burden Center, 4560 Essen Lane. Premiere exhibition of Byzantine icons by local iconographers. Selected works offered for sale to benefit Burden Horticulture Society. Admission, $5. (225) 763-3990.

KREWE OF JUPITER AND JUNO MARDI GRAS PARADE: 6:30 p.m., downtown Baton Rouge. http://www.kreweofjupiter.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.

SURREAL SALON SOIREE: 7-11 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Art, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Baton Rouge Gallery’s party coinciding with its annual Surreal Salon national juried pop surrealism exhibit. $15 for those in costume; $20 for those not in costume. (225) 383-1470 or http://www.batonrougegallery.org.

KICK IT OUT: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Of Moving Colors’ annual post-holidays community performance. $12.50-$35. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Individuals, $24; groups of 10 or more, $20; students, $12. (225) 924-6496.

THE SEVEN: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater’s Second Stage, 7155 Florida Blvd. Performance of an original musical created by LSU students and presented by Braud Productions. $18, general admission; $15, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

MONSTER X TOUR: 7:30 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. Monster truck show. $5 and up. http://www.MonsterXTour.com

SUNDAY, JAN. 27

MYSTIC KREWE OF MUTTS MARDI GRAS PARADE: activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; parade rolls at 1:30 p.m., Baton Rouge. http://www.caaws.org/parades/.

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.

COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport and noon- 3 p.m., Orvis Perkins Rowe. Pet adoptions and fostering. Three Dog Nights Special. Dogs over 40 pounds are half price ($40) including all vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. http://www.caabr.org.

BATON ROUGE BRIDAL SHOW: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., River Center. Produced by N-joy! Weddings & Events. $10. http://batonrougebridalshow-eorg.eventbrite.com/#

BYZANTINE ICONS — A WINDOW TO HEAVEN: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Orangerie at the Burden Center, 4560 Essen Lane. Premiere exhibition of Byzantine icons by local iconographers. Selected works offered for sale to benefit Burden Horticulture Society. Admission, $5. (225) 763-3990.

BASF KIDS’ LAB: 1:30 p.m.-2:15 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. Children ages 6-12 and a parent or caregiver explore the dynamic world of chemistry in hands-on workshops. Free for LASM members and included in the price of admission for non-members. http://www.lasm.org.

KICK IT OUT: 2 p.m., Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Of Moving Colors’ annual post-holidays community performance. $12.50-$35. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org. who’s afraid of virginia woolf?: 2 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Individual, $24; groups of 10 or more, $20; students, $12. (225) 924-6496.

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?: 2 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Individuals, $24; groups of 10 or more, $20; students, $12. (225) 924-6496.

LOUISIANA SINFONIETTA: 2 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive. Music for the Young at Heart concert featuring works by Vivaldi, Wagner, Schubert. (225) 578-4010.

AUDITIONS FOR AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE SUMMER PROGRAM: 3 p.m. for dancers ages 11-14 and 5 p.m. for dancers ages 15 and older, Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre Dancer’s Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court. Participants must arrive 30 minutes prior to their scheduled audition time for registration. For more information, call (225) 766-8379 or email nicole@batonrougeballet.org.

TUESDAY, JAN. 29

MARK NIZER: 3D — EXPECT THE IMPOSSIBLE: 7:30 p.m., LSU Union Theater. One-man show of comedy, juggling, movement, music and technology. $36-$44; free for LSU students. (225) 578-5128 or http://www.uniontheater.lsu.edu

THURSDAY, JAN. 31

BATON ROUGE UNCORKED: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., L’Auberge Casino & Hotel. Seasonal wine tasting competition benefiting local charities and presented by Forum 35 and Inherit Baton Rouge. Minimum $20 per person. http://www.Forum35.org

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Individual, $24; groups of 10 or more, $20; students, $12. (225) 924-6496. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

OPENING RECEPTION: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Opening of the exhibit Practically Absurd: Art and Design by Peter Shire. (225) 389-7200.

THE BEST OF OPERA AND BROADWAY: 7:30 p.m., Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. Performance by Opéra Louisiane. $25-$85. Pre-performance party catered by Heirloom Cuisine. $35. http://www.operalouisiane.com or (225) 377-2029.

PHILADANCO: 8 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Performance by the Philadelphia Dance Company, popularly known as Philadanco. $40-$75. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.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.

ARTS COUNCIL OF LIVINGSTON PARISH: 133 Hummell St., Denham Springs. Exhibit of works by members of the Louisiana Photographic Society, through Thursday, Jan. 31. (225) 644-1168 or email artscouncilofliv@bellsouth.net.

BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive, (225) 383-1470. Surreal Salon 5 — A National Juried Exhibition of Pop-Surrealist & Lowbrow Art, through Thursday, Jan. 31.

ELIZABETHAN GALLERY: 680 Jefferson Highway. Spirit of Mardi Gras show with particular emphasis on the Spanish Town Parade mascot, the pink flamingo, through Feb. 28. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday. (225) 924-6437 or http://www.elizabethangallery.com.

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

FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. Louisiana: Through the Years, a display of vintage festival posters and Louisiana prints, through Feb. 20. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM & IRENE PENNINGTON PLANETARIUM: Exhibits: On the Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photography, Gloriously Colorful Kodaks: Vintage Cameras from the Greg Milneck Collection and Animal Fair: Photographs from the LASM Collection. Planetarium shows: Life of Trees, The Little Prince, Digital Universe and We are Aliens!, through June 30; visual music shows: Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon and Rock the Dome. For times, visit http://www.lasm.org.

LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES: 3851 Essen Lane. River Road Show by the Louisiana Art & Artists’ Guild, through Wednesday, Jan. 30.

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. Louisiana’s Artist: Clementine Hunter, through March 31. Cascade of Color: Gabriel Dawe, through April 7. $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.

MANSHIP THEATRE GALLERY: 100 Lafayette St. Ann Connelly Fine Art presents Louisiana Landscapes, work by Lisa Di Stefano, Jill Hackney and George Marks.

SENIOR BUS TRIPS: April 18-27, to Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon, $829 and May 19-24, to Biltmore Estate and Asheville, N.C., $485. Tours include transportation, lodging, most meals and all tours and attractions. Call Leslie Tassin (225) 769-5872.

WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. (225) 336-2422 or http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com. From Morning to Night: Domestic Service in the Gilded Age South, through Feb. 2. Color in Freedom: Journey along the Underground Railroad, etchings and drawings by Joseph Holston, through March 24. 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: 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, dancing at the VFW Hall, 13214 S. Choctaw; 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, meet at Coffee Call on College Drive; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, volleyball in the gym.

SLIDELL CHRISTIAN SINGLES: (985) 649-4219 or (985) 285-8174.

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