Sunday October 3
Sugar festival | Baton Rouge West Museum
Make your Sunday sweet at the socially distanced SugarFest at the West Baton Rouge Museum. Cross the bridge to Port Allen to learn all about the local culture. Watch demonstrations of how sugarcane is cut and cane syrup boiled while live jazz, Cajun, and bluegrass music plays. Learn how to make pralines, chew candy cane samples, or play a game of Bourré. SugarFest is a free event open to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 845 N. Jefferson Avenue in Port Allen.
Monday October 4
The vinyl metro | East Baton Rouge Parish Library Bluebonnet Regional Branch
If Monday turns your head, go back in time to the good old days of vinyl records. Whether you’re a record collector or a music enthusiast who swears by the sound quality of vinyl, you can meet like-minded people at the Bluebonnet Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd., Monday, October 4 from 6:30 p.m. at 8 o’clock. : 30 pm The meeting will focus on the first albums, or the first song from an artist’s first album. Registration is open and available here.
Tuesday, October 5
Learn to climb | LSU UREC
Climb all the mountains, or since its Tuesday, settle for the UREC climbing wall. From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on October 5, rock climbing beginners can learn the basics of rock climbing. Registrations are open from now until noon on the day of the event. You can register for free here.
Wednesday October 6
Fall Festival | LSU Students Union
Campus Outreach is hosting a Fall Festival Celebration in the Student Union’s Magnolia Room on Wednesday, October 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy all kinds of fall entertainment like pumpkin painting, games, and fall deserts. Sign up for free on tigerlink.
Thursday October 7
Rock N Rowe | Perkins rowe
Bring your lawn chairs and dancing shoes to Town Square in Perkins Rowe for a live performance by Phat Hat, a funk / soul band from Baton Rouge spanning the best of the 60s, 70s and 80s. The group will perform from 18 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, October 7. Take 15% off ice cream at Creamistry, the liquid nitrogen ice cream parlor, and enjoy the free show.
Friday October 8
Live after 5 | Town Hall Square
Leaving time on a Friday means the weekend is just beginning. The Live After 5 concert series features Shaun Ward Xperience, the musical prodigy son of jazz violinist Michael Ward. From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., enjoy funk, hip hop, R&B, rock and soul from this creative violinist. The free event takes place at 238 North Blvd. # 200 Baton Rouge.
Meeting Wars | Tureaud LSU room
Dust off your set of seven dice and get ready for dungeons and dragons. The LSU Wargaming and Roleplaying Society club will be holding their introductory meeting on Friday October 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Tureaud room. RSVP on tigerlink.
Saturday October 9
Super Saturday Coast Cruise | Biloxi, Mississippi
Celebrate the classics of the 25e anniversary of Cruisin ‘the Coast, “America’s Biggest Block Party”. Enjoy classic cars, hot rods, music and other events. Designated festival stops stretch along thirty miles of beach road on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Events take place all week from Sunday October 3 to Sunday October 10. For more information and a calendar of events, visit the Cruisin ‘the Coast website.
Sunday October 10
Bâton Rouge Boutique Blowout Sale | The Crowne Plaza
Buy until sold out at the Baton Rouge Shop Burst Sale. Blush & Rouge, Wanderlust By Abby and over 20 other local boutiques will have stalls stocked with sale items at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4728 Constitution Ave. Navigation is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 10.
Sunday at the park | 100 rue Lafayette Bâton Rouge
The Greater Baton Rouge Arts Council is hosting a free downtown concert at the Shaw Center for the Arts Plaza on Sunday, October 3. From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., join New Cajun Xpress for a Louisiana musical experience with Cajun, Zydeco and Swamp Pop sounds.