Around Baton Rouge for Jan. 18, 2014


RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Main Street Market, 501 Main St. Local farmers and artisans will be available with fruits, vegetables, Angus beef, poultry, eggs, dairy products, baked goods, flowers, plants, wines and more.

ARBOR DAY: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane. Learn about threes and their uses through family tree planting, a scavenger hunt, storytime, lumber jack demonstrations, children’s tree climbing, a visit by Smokey Bear, a bonfire, hayrides and more. Fee is $5 per adult and free for children 3 and younger. (225) 763-3990 or

TRAIN AT THE CREEK: 10 a.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Watch presentations of model trains. (225) 756-1150.

RUBBER BAND BRACELETS: 2:30 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Teens can make colorful rubber band bracelets. (225) 763-2270.

LINCOLN THEATRE ANNIVERSARY: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 185 Eddie Robinson Sr Drive . The event will celebrate the theatre’s 65th year and will feature an original anniversary painting of the theatre and the documentary, “4-South: The First Black Nurses of Baton Rouge General Hospital.” Admission is free, but RSVP is requested for proper seating. (225) 270-1741.