Around Baton Rouge for Saturday, April 5, 2014


GREAT ROVER ROAD RUN 5K: 8 a.m., LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, Skip Bertman Drive, LSU campus. The run is for people and their dogs. A 1-mile run will also begin at 9:15 a.m. Dogs must be on a 6-foot, nonretractable leash. Aggressive dogs or female dogs in heat may be excluded at the discretion of the race organizers. Water and refreshments will be provided. Registration is $25 for one race or $30 for both.

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.

LOUISIANA DAY OF PERCUSSION: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., School of Music, LSU campus. The event will feature door prizes, a concert, master classes, showcases and more. Admission is $10 for nonmembers.

EGGS ARE EGG-STRAORDINARY: 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Williams-Sonoma, Mall of Louisiana, 6401 Bluebonnet Blvd. The free class is recommended for children ages 6 to 12 to learn how to prepare foods. Reservations are requested. (225) 757-0016.

FEST FOR ALL: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square, downtown. The festival will include a children’s village, food, live music, arts, crafts and more.

VIEWING AND DOING ART — PAPER MAKING: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road South. Children can learn how to turn discarded paper products into creative gifts.

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cortana Mall, 9401 Cortana Place. The event will include a visit from the Easter bunny, arts, crafts, breakfast and more.

BUTTERFLY GARDEN PLANTS: 1 p.m., Central Branch Library, 11260 Joor Road. Discover plants that attract butterflies.

“THE PAINTING LE TABLEAU”: 2 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The animated film is about three characters who go on a mysterious journey. Admission is $8.50.

ARTSFEST “BLOOD WEDDING”: 2 p.m., Baton Rouge Community College, 201 Community College Drive. The theme for the sixth annual event is “Community,” and it will feature a variety of artistic disciplines. Admission is free.

SCENE DESIGN: 2 p.m., Greenwell Springs Road Regional Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Learn about how to support a script with set design. (225) 274-4440.