Around Baton Rouge for March 2

Community events

Baton Rouge Arts Market: 8 a.m. to noon, Fifth and Main streets. (225) 344-8558.

Book Bazaar: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 4-H Mini-Farm and Nelson Memorial Building, LSU campus. The Friends of the LSU Libraries’ “2013 Book Bazaar” will have books in dozens of categories for a fraction of the retail price along with CDs, DVDs, sheet music and vinyl record albums. Money from the bazaar will go to the Friends of the LSU Libraries’ endowment fund. The bazaar is dedicated to the memory of Patricia Boyet Millican, one of seven founding members of the Friends of the LSU Libraries, and Zelda Klein Long, long-time committee member. Admission is free.

Canary Islanders Meeting: 11 a.m., Louisiana State Archives Building, 3851 Essen Lane. Stella Carline Tanoos, a member of the Board of Directors for the Iberville Museum and LeComite, will be the featured speaker at the Canary Islanders Heritage Society meeting. She will present information on the historical cattle trails from Texas and across Louisiana dating from the French and Spanish Colonial Period. The meeting is open to the public.

“Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse”: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Reilly Theatre, LSU campus. The play is a Playmakers of Baton Rouge production. Tickets are $15 each. (225) 578-6996 or

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