Free Weekend Events

Friday, September 14th

Live After Five 5-8pm - music by Clutch. Downtown Baton Rouge

Highland Road Park Observatory's FREE events

Barnes & Noble Perkins Rowe - 7pm The Circus Ship

Barnes & Noble Citiplace 7pm - 'Stand Back,' Said the Elephant, 'I'm Going to Sneeze!'

Saturday, September 15th

LSU vs Idaho - 7pm @ Tiger Stadium

Red Stick Farmers' Market - Downtown Baton Rouge

Art Gumbo Market - 10:00am - 02:00pm - An open air market held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Houmas House Plantation, Darrow, featuring art, jewelry, photography, pottery, local crafts, a free tasting booth by Chef Jeremy Langlois of Houmas House Plantation and a free children's art booth. Presented by River Region Art Gallery artists. (Credit: BR Parents)

Oldies But Goodies Fest and Smokin’ Oldies BBQ Cook-Off - Sixth annual festival held on the West Baton Rouge Tourist Information and Conference Center grounds through September 16 with food and music on September 15 and a poker run, antique car display, music, food, Oldies costume and jitterbug, hula-hoop and twist contests on September 16. Free admission. (Credit: BR Parents)

Barnes & Noble Citiplace - 2pm The Pirate of Kindergarten

Whole Foods (Baton Rouge) The Great Organic Cookoff  - 12pm-5pm - Who will be crowned the Organic King or Queen? Vote for your favorite dish from 12pm – 2pm and continue to enjoy the sampling until 5pm.

They will also be featuring a beer tasting in their Specialty department from 12pm – 4pm. They will be highlighting some organic beers during the tasting.

Dinner with Mr. Jefferson and Mr. Madison - 10:00am - Presentation at the Bluebonnet Library at 10 a.m. by Gayle Smith, an open hearth cooking expert. Sponsored by the Baton Rouge Genealogical and Historical Society. (Credit: BR Parents)

LIGO Science Saturday - 1:00pm - 05:00pm - 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. This month’s theme is Go With The Flow. (Credit: BR Parents)

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.

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  1. Lsu vs Idaho game is free?

  2. I spoke to someone who takes care of LSU game tickets and it is not a free event.

    1. he he....I meant that it's FREE to watch on TV. I'm a huge football fan so you'll hear a lot about it during the season. :-)


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