Castle Creep Fest
Bring the kids and wear your costume for this fun event.
WHAT: Louisiana’s Old State Capitol’s Halloween celebration.
WHEN: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday.
WHERE: Louisiana’s Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd., Baton Rouge.
ADMISSION & INFO: $5 for children, free for adults. (225) 342-0500.
DETAILS: The Halloween event for children includes face painting, trick or treating, magic shows, a story teller, a mad scientist, demon dungeon tours, games and “The Ghost of the Castle” show. There will also be food from the Jambalaya Shoppe and the Happy Hot Dog Cart. Sponsors are ExxonMobil and the Junior League of Baton Rouge.
The presentation of the 2012 Douglas Manship Sr. Torch Award for Ethics in Business.
WHAT: The Better Business Bureau of South Central Louisiana’s 12th annual Torch Awards Banquet.
WHEN: 6 p.m. Tuesday.
WHERE: L’Auberge Casino & Hotel, 777 L’Auberge Ave., Baton Rouge.
INFORMATION: (225) 346-8343.
DETAILS: The 2012 recipients will be recognized and the BBB will present its fourth annual scholarship to a high school senior. The evening also includes a speaker and entertainment by Percy Sledge.
Champagne & Jazz
Prepare for brunch, dancing and music all for a good cause.
WHAT: The Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera’s Champagne & Jazz Brunch.
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Audubon Tea Room, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans.
TICKETS & INFO: $75 per person. (504) 267-9527 or email@example.com.
DETAILS: The event benefits the New Orleans Opera Association, and includes dancing to the music of the Jimmy Maxwell Orchestra, a silent auction and more.
The McMains Children’s Developmental Center is celebrating 58 years of serving children.
WHAT: Annual Developing Dreams breakfast.
WHEN: 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., Nov. 8.
WHERE: Boudreaux’s, 2647 Government St.
INFORMATION: (225) 923-3420.
DETAILS: Featured speaker is Sister Helen Prejean, Baton Rouge native and author of “Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty.” The annual event serves as a major fundraiser for the center that treats children with cerebral palsy, developmental delays and learning disabilities.
Get ready for a red carpet night in Red Stick.
WHAT: Manship Theatre’s fundraising black-tie optional gala where you are the star.
WHEN: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Nov. 8.
WHERE: Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge.
INFORMATION: (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
DETAILS: Stroll down the red carpet to enjoy cocktails and heavy hors d’oevres as you shop the silent auction. A live auction gets under way at 8 p.m. followed by a performance by Chicago’s renowned improv comedy troupe, Second City.
Red Rooster Bash
Enjoy an evening of “boots, bluegrass and barbecue.”
WHAT: Fundraiser for the Friends of the LSU Rural Life Museum.
WHEN: 6:30 p.m., Nov. 8.
WHERE: Rural Life Museum, 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge.
INFORMATION: (225) 765-2437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
DETAILS: Don cowboy boots, dress-up jeans and a shiny big buckle for an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, bidding in the silent auction and dancing to the sounds of The Fugitive Poets all to benefit the Rural Life Museum.