Events this Week in the 225

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 11:32am

September 21 – October 3, 2010

The Big Spill Art Exhibit
Thursday, 09/16/2010 - 11/11/2010
Time: All Day
Members of the Louisiana Art & Artist's Guild have mounted an artful response to the Gulf Oil Spill. See their latest artwork in an exhibit. Call for more information.
Location: Independence Park Theater
Contact: 225-926-4657

Mid Week Thursday Farmer's Market
Tuesday, 09/21/2010
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Red Stick Farmers Market is a producer only Market where shoppers make real connections with the farmers who grow local food.
Location: 7248 Perkins Road

Cooking at the Panhandler with David Gallent
Tuesday, 09/21/2010
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Gumbo Workshop - You will cover gumbo-making skills, such as planning ahead, roux development, the three S’s (skim, stir and season), and dealing with gumbo disasters. Turkey and sausage gumbo (tan roux and chicken broth), Duck and oyster gumbo (dark roux and duck broth), and Seafood gumbo (dry roux and easy shrimp-shell broth). Call for reservations.
Location: The Panhandler
Contact: 225-927-4371

West Florida Revolt
Thursday, 09/23/2010
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The 200th anniversary of the West Florida Revolt commemorative ceremony will be held at the site of Fort San Carlos at the State Capitol Park in Baton Rouge.
Location: La State Museum 660 North Fourth Street
Contact: 225-342-5428

United Way Jambalaya Jam
Thursday, 09/23/2010
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Live Music, Great Food & Drinks. For tickets visit www.cauw.org.
Location: Downtown Third Street
Contact: 225-383-2643

The 13th Gate Haunted House
Thursday, 09/23/2010 – Saturday, 09/25/2010
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
The 13th gate will open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday through Oct 16th and nightly from Oct 21 to Oct. 31 starting at 6:30 pm until the last victim gets in. Nov. 5, and 6, will be Flashlight Fright Nights starting at 6:30 pm. For more information call the hotline at 389-1313 or visit www.midnightproduction.com.
Location: Downtown Baton Rouge near the I-10 bridge and the Pastime Restaurant
Contact: 225-389-1313

Lost Fingers in Concert
Thursday, 09/23/2010
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
This acoustic trio plays standards of the gypsy jazz repertoire and arrangements of 80's hits, including You Give Love a Bad Name and Tainted Love.
Location: The Manship Theatre
Contact: 225-344-0334


Pirates of Penzance
Thursday, 09/23/2010 – Saturday, 09/25/2010 | Sunday, 09/26/2010
Time: 7:30 p.m.- 11:00 p.m. | 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Join the theatre as they open their season with this hilarious musical comedy of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers, dewy-eyed daughters and an eccentric Major-General, all morally bound to the often-ridiculous dictates of honor and duty.
Location: Baton Rouge Little Theatre
Contact: 225-924-6496

Cajun Country Corn Maize
Friday, 09/24/2010 | Saturday, 09/25/201 | Sunday, 09/26/2010
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. | 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. | 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Come out and enjoy this wonderful seasonal Corn Maize. For more information call 1-877-843-9421, 225-357-4924 or 225-939-8305 or visit http://www.cajuncountrycorn.com/corn_maze_cajun_country_corn.htm. For Thanksgiving Week, check the website for different hours, as well as for Haunted Times.
Location: Hwy. 16 @ Hwy. 449 Junction
Contact: 1-877-843-9421

Women's Week-2010 Women! A Week Long Celebration!!
Friday, 09/24/2010 – Sunday, 10/03/2010
Time: All Day
The Women's Council of GBR and several of our local entrepreneurs, instructors and women of a variety of backgrounds have prepared workshops, seminars, makeovers and more to help us better our lives as women. For information visit www.wcgbr.com/womensweek, e-mail info@wcgbr.com or call 225-302-8018.
Location: Various Locations
Contact: 225-287-9997

Movies and Music on the Lawn: The Adventures of Prince Achmed
Saturday, 09/25/2010
Time: 8:00 p.m. - 9:10 p.m.
This year's theme, dayDREAMS & nightSCREAMS, focuses on our wildest dreams and our darkest nightmares. The gallery invites everyone to come out on the last Saturday of the month, May through October, to snack under the stars and enjoy an exciting silent film paired with live music supplied by local contemporary musicians.
Location: Baton Rouge Gallery
Contact: 225-383-1470

The 13th Gate Haunted House
Thursday, 09/30/2010 – Saturday, 10/02/2010
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
The 13th gate will open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday through Oct 16th and nightly from Oct 21 to Oct. 31 starting at 6:30 pm unitl the last victim gets in. Nov. 5, and 6, will be Flashlight Fright Nights starting at 6:30 pm. For more information call the hotline at 389-1313 or visit www.midnightproduction.com.
Location: Downtown Baton Rouge near the I-10 bridge and the Pastime Restaurant
Contact: 225-389-1313
Admission: $20 per person; VIP & Group Tickets are available.

Run for you Life Zombie Bash
Friday, 10/01/2010
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5K fun run/walk for all ages begins and ends at the award-winning 13th Gate Haunted House in downtown Baton Rouge and follows the River Road. Early packet pick-up September 30 at Varsity Sports 11am-2pm and 4pm-6pm. Same day packet pick-up starts at 5pm at the race site. After the run join the OMC Company Dancers as we close out the Zombie Bash with a mass street dance of 'Thriller' following the race. Call to register for race or via www.active.com.
Location: 13th Gate-
Contact: 225-338-0804

Manhattan Short Film Festival
Friday, 10/01/2010
Time: 7:30 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.
An extraordinary global event will take place when over 100,000 people in over 200 cities across six continents gather in cinemas, galleries, museums and cafes for one purpose - to view and vote on the finalists in the annual Manhattan Short Film Festival.
Location: Manship Theatre
Contact: 225-344-0334

Baton Rouge Arts Market
Saturday, 10/02/2010
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Arts Market is an open-air market and cultural event featuring over 50 artists from Louisiana with pottery, jewelry, woodwork, photography, and more!
Location: Main Street Market
Contact: 225-344-8558

First Sundays of the Month Free
Sunday, 10/03/2010
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free admission to the LSU Museum of Art, the Louisiana Art & Science Museum, the Old State Capitol, USS Kidd, and the Louisiana State Museum make downtown Baton Rouge the place to be every first Sunday of the month. Also, the LASM features reduced admission to planetarium shows and exhibits. 1-5 p.m.
Location: LSU Museum of Art, LASM, Old State Capitol, USS Kidd, and Louisiana State Museum

'Treasures of LSU' Book Signing
Sunday, 10/03/2010
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fifth Floor, 3 pm. The LSU Museum of Art will host a book signing, in conjunction with LSU’s Sesquicentennial celebration and the release of the Treasures of LSU book. Come see 26 of the official treasures on display at the Museum and have your book signed by its editor, Dr. Laura Lindsay. Go on a “treasure hunt” in our galleries and receive a great gift at the end of your journey in our museum store.
Location: 100 Lafayette Street - 5th Floor Shaw Center for the Arts Baton Rouge LA,70801

'Meanwhile, Back at Cafe Du Monde' - Food/Story Monologue Event
Sunday, 10/03/2010
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
This is a unique, festive food story/monologue event about the 2nd Universal Language, FOOD, and how our lives revolve around food. For reservations & tickets call 225-766-2113.
Location: Ralph & Kacoo's Restaurant
Contact: 310-709-2851
Admission: Yes

Fall 2010 Live After Five Concert Series
Friday, 09/24/2010 Bucktown All Stars (Rock and R&B)
Friday, 10/1/2010 Brandon Foret Band (Soul and Rock)
Friday, 10/8/2010 Lil Ray Neal Blues Band (Blues)
Friday, 10/15/2010 Neighborhood Stars (Party mix)
Friday, 10/22/2010 Curtis Coubello and the Insta-Gators (Zydeco, Swa.m.p Pop and Country)
Friday, 10/29/2010 Transit (Classic Roock)

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy live musical performances by various artists in downtown Baton Rouge! Takes place on Friday evenings. For more information visit www.liveafterfiveonline.com.
Location: Galvez Plaza
Contact: 225-937-9736

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