SLU presents plays, recital, dance event
Southeastern Louisiana University’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will present a free faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Pottle Music Building Auditorium on campus in Hammond. For more information, call (985) 549-2184.
“An Evening of One Acts,” plays directed, acted and designed by students, will have its last performance at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Vonnie Borden Theatre, also on campus. General admission tickets are $10; non-SLU students, SLU faculty, staff and seniors are $5 and SLU students are admitted free.
SLU dance student Crystal Schayot will present “The Fun House” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Vonnie Borden Theatre. Tickets are $5. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donaldsonville lights up for downtown Stroll
The Donaldsonville Downtown Development District hosts Avenue Evening Stroll 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Saturday on Railroad Avenue. The event includes live music, jambalaya, classic cars, dancing, buggy rides and shopping. For details, call (225) 323-2555.
Turkey Day runs will benefit center, pantry
Registration for the Turkey Day 7K and Mashed Potato Mile begins at 7 a.m. Saturday at Chappapeela Sports Park, 19325 HiPark Blvd., Hammond. The event benefits the Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center and Tangi Food Pantry. Registration is $40 for adults and $20 for children ages 12 and younger. A $5 discount is available with three cans for food for the Tangi Food Pantry. For details, visit perfectlyfitsports.com.
Run in Thibodaaux will help parish schools
Run 4 The Health of It 10K race and fun run begins at 7 a.m. Thursday at Wow Cafe & Wingery, 800 S. Acadia Road, Thibodaux. This annual event and fundraiser will benefit local schools and teachers, with all proceeds being donated to Lafourche Parish Schools. Register at advanceptandrehab.com
Pine needle basket class set for Saturday
Participants will learn the basic techniques of making a pine needle basket. The workshop is 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Louisiana State Arboretum, Chicot State Park, La. 3042, Ville Platte. Admission is $2 per person. For more information, call (888) 677-6100.
BRSO to perform at St. Francisville church
The Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra presents Festival of the Baroque at 7 p.m. Friday at Grace Episcopal Church, 11621 La. 1258, St. Francisville.
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Civil War comes to Kentwood museum
Camp Moore presents a Civil War living history encampment beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at Camp Moore Cemetery and Museum, U.S. 51, Kentwood. Events include demonstrations, drills and battle re-enactments. Food, souvenirs and books will be available for purchase. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and free for children ages 6 and younger and includes a tour of the museum. Call (985) 229-2438 for details.
Compiled by Red staff