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BRIDAL SHOW

  • WHAT: The Ultimate Bridal Show.
  • WHEN: 1-4 p.m. today.
  • WHERE: Old Governor’s Mansion, 502 North Blvd.
  • ADMISSION: $10.
  • DETAILS: Includes a fashion show from Gabrielle’s Bride & Occasion Salon, more than 40 vendors and giveaways, including a honeymoon to the Dominican Republic.

COSTUME SALE

  • WHAT: Theatre Baton Rouge’s annual costume sale.

WHEN: 10 A.M.-5 P.M. WEEKDAYS, 9 A.M.- 1 P.M. SATURDAY THROUGH OCT. 24.

  • WHERE: Theater box office, 7155 Florida Blvd.
  • INFORMATION: (225) 924-6496.

DETAILS: COSTUMES, CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES FOR ALL AGES AND SIZES ARE AVAILABLE. PRICES RANGE FROM 50 CENTS TO $30.

HERITAGE LECTURE

  • WHAT: “The Day the War Stopped,” Foundation for Historical Louisiana lecture by David Norwood.
  • WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
  • WHERE: Old Governor’s Mansion, 502 North Blvd.
  • TICKETS & INFORMATION: $10; free to FHL members. (225) 387-2464.

DETAILS: NORWOOD WILL DISCUSS HOW A HISTORIC DAY OF PEACE TOOK PLACE IN ST. FRANCISVILLE DURING ONE OF THE BLOODIEST MONTHS OF THE CIVIL WAR.

POINTE COUPEE HISTORY

  • WHAT: Foundations of Pointe Coupée Community Series.

WHEN: 10 A.M.-3 P.M. SATURDAY.

WHERE: JULIEN POYDRAS MUSEUM AND ARTS CENTER AUDITORIUM, 500 W. MAIN ST., NEW ROADS.

ADMISSION: $25

  • REGISTRATION & INFORMATION: pointecoupeehistory.com; (225) 718-4275; email director@creolewest.com.
  • DETAILS: The forum focuses on the journey of early Creole families from Nouvelle France to Pointe Coupee from 1608-1740s. Descendant Judith Rabalais Scola shares the discoveries of her research and travels to the early origins.

3RD STREET COFFEE CRAWL

  • WHAT: A pub crawl to benefit Triumph Kitchen, a nonprofit education venue from chef Chris and Sommer Wadsworth that will serve as a training facility for at-risk youth to learn culinary, hospitality and life skills.
  • WHEN: 6-10 p.m. Oct. 24; registration begins at 5:30 p.m.
  • WHERE: Crawl begins at 3rd Street Pub, 421 Third St., and proceeds to three more pubs.
  • TICKETS & INFORMATION: $10; coffeepubcrawl.eventbrite.com.
  • DETAILS: The event will feature Tin Roof Brewing Co.’s fall seasonal beer, the Parade Ground Coffee Porter. The first 50 people to buy tickets will get a free limited edition Tin Roof shirt. Everyone will receive four raffle tickets for prizes. For more information about Triumph Kitchen, visit triumphkitchen.org.