Baton Rouge Halloween events set for adults, children
The 1980s cover band The Molly Ringwalds will provide entertainment at Moll-o-ween at 8 p.m. Thursday at L’auberge Casino and Hotel Baton Rouge, 14777 River Road. Guests must be 21 or older. Ticket are $15. For tickets, call (800) 745-3000.
Night Maze at Burden returns 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday at LSU AgCenter’s Burden Center, 4560 Essen Lane. Bring a flashlight and join the parade of Halloween costumes. The event will also feature a bonfire, live music, hot dogs, s’mores, and sodas. Admission is $10 per person and includes all activities and refreshments. Children 5 and under are admitted free. For more information, visit burdenhorticulturesociety.com or call (225) 763-3990.
Louisiana’s Old State Capitol Castle Creepfest will be held 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday at 100 North Blvd. Trick or treat with the friendly Ghost of the Castle. Other activities include facepainting, magicians, storytelling, food and much more. Admission is $5 for children and free for adults. For details, call (225) 342-0500.
Boo at the Zoo continues Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, Thomas Road. Children can visit treat stations throughout the zoo, make a memory at the safari snapshot photo booth and wander throughout the merry-not-scary hay maze. Call (225) 775-3877 for details.
Theatre Baton Rouge presents ‘The Woman in Black’
“The Woman in Black” opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. Performances run at 7:30 p.m. through Nov. 10 with matinees at 2 p.m. Sundays and Saturday, Nov. 2. An American Sign Language performance for the hearing impaired will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $25 for individuals, $22 for groups of 10 or more, $15 for student advance and $13 for student rush (at the door.) Call (225) 924-6496 for details.
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Annual Hollydays runs through Saturday
The Junior League of Baton Rouge’s annual holiday market, Hollydays, will be open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Baton Rouge River Center. Tickets are $10 in advance, $11 at the door; $8 for senior citizens; and $20 for all three days. For more information, visit hollydays.org or call (225) 924-0298.
Lunchtime Lagniappe series continues
Ken Dixon will present “Louisiana Indians and the Native Americans of the Southeast U.S.” at the Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. at noon Wednesday. Attendees are welcome to bring lunches. The event is free. For details, call (504) 568-6968.
Art and wine event benefits hospice
Hosted by artists, the Wine Tasting Experience includes art, wine, hors d’oeuvres and live music. Twenty percent of the proceeds benefit Hospice of Baton Rouge. The event will take place at 6 p.m. Friday at Circa 1857, 1857 Government St. Admission is $20. For details, call (225) 343-9722.
LSU Theatre’s ‘Five Flights’ closes Sunday
The last two performances of the play by LSU Theatre will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive. Tickets are $12-$18. For more information, call (225) 578-3527.
Mix Tape Lecture Series explores censorship
The talk will be moderated by 225 editor Jeff Roedel and speakers will include Baton Rouge Area Foundation Executive Vice President John Spain and East Baton Rouge Parish Libraries Assistant Library Director Mary Stein. The event will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Call (225) 344-0334 for reservations.
Dance company holds swing workshop, dance
The West Coast Swing Workshop takes place at 7 p.m. Friday at Ric Seeling Dance Studio, 10776 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road followed by a social dance at 8 p.m. For details, call (225) 928-2788.
Sunday in the Park features zydeco band
Grammy winner Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience will perform a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at North Boulevard Town Square, Third Street and North Boulevard. For more information, call (225) 344-8558.
Ceramic sculpture exhibit opens Thursday
“Messages from the Other Side: Haejung Lee- Interpersonal Relationships and Eunjung Shin-Birthmark” opens at 6 p.m. Thursday with a free reception at LSU School of Art’s Glassell Gallery, 100 Lafayette St. The exhibit will be on view until Dec. 8. For details, call (225) 389-7180.
LASM teaches science to children
Kids’ Lab will be held 10:15 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. The program is included with the price of museum admission and members and groups may schedule in advance by emailing email@example.com.
Pet events planned in area this week
The Capital Area Animal Welfare Society will host cat adoptions 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday at Acadian Village Petco, 3535 Perkins Road. The society also holds dog adoptions 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. For more information, go to caaws.org.
The Companion Animal Alliance of Baton Rouge is offering pit bulls and pit mixes for $50 including spay/neuter, microchip and all vaccinations through Sunday. CAA offers pet adoptions at its shelter located at 2680 Progress Road, and hours are noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; closed Monday. Prices include spay/neuter, microchip and all vaccinations. For more information, call (225) 774-7701 or go to caabr.org.
The Friends of the Animals Adoption House, 8476 Highland Road, is open 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. The organization also offers adoptions noon-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Orvis in Perkins Rowe, Bluebonnet at Perkins Road. For more information, visit fotabr.org.
By Red staff