“JAMES HOODS MESMERICA”: 5:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., Irene W. Pennington Planetarium at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Visual musical journey combining the music of composer and percussionist James Hood with visually hypnotic 3D animation art. $12 and up. lasm.org.
RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Fifth Street and Main Street, downtown. Farm fresh produce, merchandise, cooking demonstrations and more. breada.org.
NORTH BATON ROUGE TOWN FARMERS MARKET: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 5068 Airline Highway. With local farmers and small businesses as vendors, the new market’s mission is to revitalize North Baton Rouge by encouraging entrepreneurship and providing residents with a place to shop in their immediate area.
THE MARKET IN THE OASIS: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 13827 Coursey Blvd. Vendors selling farm products, handcrafted items, baked goods, and more. themarketattheoasis.com.
STAR WATCHING: 10 a.m., Irene W. Pennington Planetarium at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Learn about the stars and constellations in the local night sky, followed by an all-ages show. Included in regular admission. lasm.org.
MEET THE LAWYER: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Goodwood Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Tips for subscribers on using The Advocate newspaper’s website and more. theadvocate.com.
RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road. Farm fresh produce, merchandise, cooking demonstrations and more. breada.org.
“Stranger Things” Escape Room: 3 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Suitable for teenagers. ebrpl.com.
TACOS ‘N TRIVIA: 7 p.m., Three Roll Estate, 760 St. Philip St. facebook.com/threerollestate.
CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 660 N. Fourth St. “Carnival in the Nation’s Capital: The Washington Mardi Gras Ball.” (225) 342-5428 or louisianastatemuseum.org.
CARY SAURAGE COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER SHELL GALLERY: 233 St. Ferdinand St. “The Artist’s Question: Answered in Fiber,” a regional exhibition by Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc., through Saturday, December 31. artsbr.org.
ELIZABETH GALLERY: 680 Jefferson Freeway. Fall Art Show with Carol Hallock and other gallery artists through Saturday December 31st. (225) 924-6437 or on the gallery’s Facebook page.
LAGNIAPPE dulcimer society: Mondays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Community Bible Church Fellowship Hall, 8354 Jefferson Highway. Weekly Jam; all acoustic instruments welcome. (225) 753-7917. lagniappedulcimerbr.org.
LOUISIANA ART AND SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 S. River Road. Photographs by Paula Sharp and Ross Eatman, Wild Bees is on view at the Colonnade Gallery through April 30. Diamonds of History: Mighty Women by Ashley Longshore, through January 29; Pinpointing the Stars, Universe Gallery, featuring works from the permanent collection highlighting the history of the planetarium, the timeline of its development and its focus on the stars through August 2024. Illustrating Health, which looks at the often-overlooked work of medical illustrators through August 6, 2023; and “Our Louisiana” through January 14, 2023. (225) 344-5272 or lasm.org.
LSU GLASSELL GALLERY: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “Protective Element by Chris Marin and Wesley Chavis” through Friday, December 16. For free. (225) 389-7180 or design.lsu.edu/student-life/galleries/glassell-gallery.
LSU HILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY: 95 Field House Dr. “Water, Water Everywhere: Control and Consequence in Louisiana’s Coastal Wetlands,” through Wednesday, December 21. For free. Visit lib.lsu.edu/special.
LSU ART MUSEUM: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “Mediterranea: American Art from the Graham D. Williford Collection”; and “Pearlware, Polish, & Privilege: Art by Paul Scott” through February 26, 2023. (225) 389-7200 or lsumoa.org.
MAGNOLIA HILL PLANTATION: 2161 Nicholson drive. Guided and self-guided tours. The opening times are Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. www.brec.org/index.cfm/park/MagnoliaMoundPlantation.
OLD GOVERNOR’S VILLA: 502 North Blvd. Open for guided tours. The opening times are Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission. oldgovernorsmansion.com.
OLD CAPITAL: 100 North Blvd. “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” through Sunday, December 11; and The Boggs Family Legacy through Friday, December 16. Admission free. louisianaoldstatecapitol.org.
RED STICK STRUMMER: Dulcimer Jam, Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Fairwood Branch Library, 12910 Old Hammond Highway. (225) 753-7917 or www.lagniappedulcimerbr.org.
SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY FINE ARTS GALLERY: Frank Hayden Hall, South Campus. “Malaika Favorite: Faces and Spaces” through Friday, December 9th. Opening hours are Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free. Call (225) 771-4109 or email [email protected] or [email protected]
USS KIDD VETERANS MUSEUM: 305 S. River Road. Traveling exhibition “Fur, Feathers and Faithfulness: Military Mascots” until December 31st.
WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N Jefferson Avenue, Port Allen. “Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic. A Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition” through January 7, 2023 and “Angela Gregory: Doyenne of Louisiana Sculpture” through August 7, 2023. (225) 336-2422 or West Baton Rouge Museum. org.