Free Weekend Events

Friday January 20th

Highland Road Park Observatory's FREE events

Barnes & Noble Citiplace - 7pm, Biscuit Visits the Doctor

Louisiana Art and Artists' Guild 42nd River Road Show Reception

From Friday, January 06, 2012 - 05:00am
To Friday, January 27, 2012 - 08:00pm

Free reception and awards presentation from 5-8 p.m. at the State Archives. Show runs through January 27th. For more information, call (225) 922-1000.

Saturday January 21th

Red Stick Farmers' Market - Downtown Baton Rouge

Barnes and Noble Citiplace - Storytime 2pm Biscuit's Snowy Day

Book Bunch: Two Bobbies - 10:00am
Book club for children ages 7-11 at the Zachary library at 10 a.m. They will discuss the book Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship and Survival. Registration is required. For more information, call (225) 658-1860.

The Louisiana Bicentennial - 10:00am - 04:00pm
A day-long celebration of the Bicentennial Anniversary of Louisiana’s statehood at the Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Various stations will trace the early years of Louisiana’s history. For more information, call (888) 677-2838.

LIGO Science Saturday - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
The Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory, Livingston, is open to the public for free from 1-5 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month. For more information, call (225) 686-3173 or visit

Winter Flowers - 2:00pm
Teens can go to the Pride-Chaneyville library at 2 p.m. and learn how to brighten the winter days by turning empty water bottles into glowing, brightly-colored flowers. Registration is required. For more information, call (225) 658-1550.

Celebrate Chinese New Year - 3:00pm
Children ages three to six can get ready for the Year of the Dragon at the Baker library at 3 p.m. by listening to two books and making a dragon paper lantern. Registration is required. For more information, call (225) 778-5960.

Michael's - Check HERE for your store's event calendar.

Target – select a city to find free or reduced-price admission to arts and cultural events in your area, sponsored by Target.

Walmart Event Finder – enter your zip code to see what is going on in your area.

Sunday, January 22nd

Pottery Barn- 10am, How to Set Up Your New Home: Learn tips on choosing tableware, bedding and bath products for your new space. RSVP.

Sundays@4 - 4:00am
Free articulate artist lecture at the Baton Rouge Gallery at 4 p.m. with Surreal Salon IV's special guest juror Casey Weldon. For more information, call (225) 383-1470 or visit

Wimpy Kid Cabin Fever Party - 6:30pm
Party at the Zachary library at 6:30 p.m., with games, trivia contest and light refreshments for children in grades 5th-8th. Registration is required. For more information, call (225) 658-1870.

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