“This Week in Baton Rouge – Family Friendly Events & Entertainment” will be a weekly column published on Baton Rouge Moms every Sunday. Baton Rouge is a bustling, growing community and it can be difficult to keep up with the happenings around town. We hope this weekly post will help you get a head start on your weekly planning. With the weather starting to cool down a bit, it’s the perfect time to get outdoors. If you have an event you would like added to our page, please feel free to contact us via email or leave us a comment below. Info@BatonRougeMomsBlog.com
- Happy Monday!
- Midweek Farmers Market- This local farmer’s market is a great way to support our local agriculture market. Baton Rouge producers come to the market to bring their fresh produce and crops from all over the area. Make sure you check out this market for all your fresh food needs! Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge 8:00 am to 10:00 pm
- Zoo & Me Mornings– Trick or Tweet- 12:00 AM – 12:00 AM – 225 775-3877
- Lunchtime Lagniappe: The 1779 Battle of Baton Rouge – 12:00pm Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth – John Hickey will present the Battle of Baton Rouge, discussing how the Spanish captured the town from the British. John Hickey retired from the U.S. Army Reserve in 1995 as lieutenant colonel and is an active member of the Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana.
Redstick Mobile Farmer’s Market – The Redstick Farmer’s Market is mobilizing! Come to the Scotlandville Branch Library to enjoy that same freshness you’ve come to count on. Scotlandville Branch Library 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Red Stick Farmers Market – Come by and pick up some locally grown treats Thursday morning at the infamous Red Stick Farmer’s Market! Pennington Biomedical Research Center – 8:00 pm to 12:00 pm
- United Way Jambalaya Jam – 5pm – 8pm North Boulevard Town Square http://www.cauw
- Rock N Rowe Featuring Justin Adams Band – 6pm -9pm – Perkins Rowe
– Perkins Rowe really comes alive on Rock N Rowe Thursdays. Justin Adams Band, one of Baton Rouge’s most entertaining bands will play an exciting live show in Town Square Park. Start your weekend early with shopping, dining and a little rocking at Perkins Rowe.
- Live after Five in Downtown Baton Rouge – is the Capital City’s premier FREE live, outdoor, music entertainment. Hosted by the Downtown Business Association, it takes place every spring and fall with a various genres of music. The concert series is held every year to entice people to visit and journey through downtown Baton Rouge. Visitors then have the opportunity to visit with the local merchants and their businesses in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.
Louisiana Gospel Tradition – Concert and community-wide project involving collaborations between Capital city churches, local businesses, the Baton Rouge Symphony and chorus and other local professional musicians to celebrate the great traditions of Gospel music in our state. The roots of the Gospel music tradition will be narrated by Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne. River Center 7:30 pm
LSU vs Florida Tiger Stadium 2:30 pm GEAUX Tigers!
- Red Stick Farmers Market – 8am – 12pm – 501 Main Street Baton Rouge, LA The Red Stick Farmers Market is a producer only market with over 50 vendors that has been in operation for nearly ten years. Open on Saturday mornings from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm in conjunction with The Main Street Market which is a six day a week public marketplace located on the first floor of the Galvez Garage in downtown Baton Rouge.
- Baton Rouge Arts Market – St. Joseph Cathedral parking lot. The Baton Rouge Arts Market typically takes place the first Saturday each month from 8:00AM – Noon at 5th and Main Streets in Downtown Baton Rouge! Click here for more information.
- CORN MAZE SATURDAYS AT BURDEN – 4pm to 7pm – LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden Center – Bigger and better, more twists and turns, this Corn Maze ROCKS! http://www.LSUAgCenter.com/Burden
Saturday Arts for Families: Book Art – $3 per child, Free to Family Level Museum Members Fifth Floor, 10:30 a.m. Be inspired by Walter Anderson’s creative vision of the animal world. LSU Museum of Art 10:30 am to 11:30 am
- BASF Kids’ Lab – Louisiana Art and Science Museum –Saturdays at 10:15 AM, 12:00 PM, & 2:00 PM Sundays at 1:30 PM & 3:00 PM225 344-5272 Explore the dynamic world of chemistry in hands-on Kids’ Lab workshops for children ages 6-12 and a parent or caregiver. This exciting program is sponsored by BASF and offered at LASM on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays and Sundays of each month!
- Sunday in the Park Featuring Mountain Standard Time (Bluegrass Fusion) – North Boulevard Town Square – Sundays in October & November at Live Oak Plaza in North Boulevard’s Town Square from 2-5 PM and enjoy FREE live music under the oaks.For more information click HERE – Free, family-friendly outdoor concert.
Alice in Wonderland – Manship Theatre 2:00 pm $20
It’s beautiful living in Baton Rouge!
We hope you have a great week! Meet us back here tomorrow for Manger Monday!