This Week in Baton Rouge: Wellness Activities, Halloween Crafts and Free Museum Admission | Entertainment


Monday, September 26

LSU Wellness Week | LSU Parade Ground

If you need a mental break, wellness week activities include meditation, yoga, tarot readings and many other peaceful pursuits. Wellness Week is a three-day event hosted by Sofia on Campus, a holistic health and alternative wellness organization. starting Monday, September 26 and runs from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day. Registration is required, but the events are free! You can pre-register on Eventbrite.

Tuesday, September 27

Skip the Bertman Book Signing | by Lipsey

Legendary LSU baseball coach Skip Bertman and Glenn Guilbeau, author of The book, “Everything Matters in Baseball – The Skip Bertman Story,” will be signed Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Lipsey’s, 7277 Exchequer Dr., Baton Rouge. The event is open to the public from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and includes drinks and appetizers.

Ballroom dancing lessons | LSU Student Union

Ballroom dancing might not have been something you’ve thought about in the past, but this fun class is a great way to meet people and learn something new. This class is open to everyone, from beginners to people who have been dancing for years. There are no fees or registration required. The course begins at 6 p.m. every Tuesday in room 325 of the Vieux Carré of the LSU Student Union.

Wednesday, September 28

Louisiana Advocacy 101 Training | East Baton Rouge Main Library

Not all citizens can speak for themselves. Louisiana Advocacy 101 was created to help educate people on how to effectively advocate for children and families in need. This event teaches people how to communicate their thoughts to members of government to help the community. This training session takes place at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Conference Room of the East Baton Rouge Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Register in advance on the Save the Children Action Network website.

Quiz night | Pickers

Win prizes by playing free quizzes as a team every Wednesday night at Pluckers Wing Bar. The Pluckers on Bluebonnet begin trivia at 7:30 p.m., while Nicholson’s location begins at 8 p.m.

Thursday September 29

Frequency Dance Party | Chelsea live

If you want to dance the night away, head to Chelsea’s Live, 1010 Nicholson Dr., on Thursday September 9th for a Frequency Dance Party filled with techno, club and house music. The dance starts at 9 p.m. Admission can be purchased in advance for $10 on Ticketweb. Coverage is $12 at the door.

Friday September 30

The Haunted Book | Create studios

Create Studios is kicking off spooky season with a class to create your own weird book cover that you can use to decorate your living space for Halloween. The event will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at 546 Bienville Street in Baton Rouge. Tickets are $35 on Eventbrite, and you must bring your own reading book for the craft.

Saturday October 1

Slow mode operation | Milford Wampold Memorial Park

If you love the outdoors, you should check out the Slow Mode Running Club. This group of walkers and runners from Baton Rouge meets every Saturday at 8 a.m. at Milford Wampold Memorial Park, 901 Stanford Ave. Registration is required via Eventbrite, where you can also find more information about the band.

Sunday October 2

First Sunday free | LSU Art Museum

From 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 2, the LSU Museum of Art is offering free admission to its galleries. If you’re looking for a relaxing activity this weekend, taking a stroll and looking at the art makes for the perfect Sunday outing. LSU MOA is located on the fifth floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St.


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