Weekend Events for October 16-18th
October 17th 10am-5pm
State Library of Louisiana, Louisiana State Capitol, Louisiana State Museum and nearby locations
Louisiana's FREE, world-class literary celebration offers unique opportunities for booklovers of all ages to interact with more than 175 expeptional writers, poets and storytellers and to enjoy an inspiring variety of book-related activities, exhibitions, crafts and demonstrations. Food and music, too!
Check website for more details! http://www.louisianabookfestival.org/
Highland Road Park Observatory's FREE events
Friday- An Introduction to Jupiter
Go HERE for more details and calendar of events!
Visit the Art Gumbo Market at Houmas House Plantation on the third Saturday of every month. Located on River Road in Darrow, Louisiana, this event is FREE and open to the public from 10am-2pm and features a variety of talented Louisiana artists. Here you will find art, crafts, home grown and home made products to enjoy. There will be pottery, paintings, jewelry, fused glass designs, carved gourds, birdhouses, carved ducks, live plants, photography, wood clocks, lamps, and folk art.
Sunday in the Park
Shaw Center for the Arts,
100 Lafayette Street, Baton Rouge
Sunday in the Park, presented by the Arts Council and 225 Magazine, is a series of FREE outdoor concerts. This week's feautures music from Streamline. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy brunch on the plaza provided by Sunday in the Park food vendors, at Capitol City Grill or neighboring downtown restaurants. For more information, go to artsbr.org.
4th Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Festival
Saturday, October 17, 2009 - 9:00 - 5:00
Sunday, October 18, 2009 - 9:00 - 4:00
$5.00 ..... 13 years & over
$2.00 ..... 6 to 12 years
tours of the mansion not included)