Calendar

Oct
17
Tue
Generations of Struggle: Readings
Oct 17 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

“Generations of Struggle: Readings,” an LEH/NEH program featuring a viewing of the film Slavery by Another Name, followed by two books: A Lesson Before Dying, by Ernest Gaines, and Between the World and Me, by Ta Nehisi Coates.

Oct
24
Tue
Generations of Struggle: Readings
Oct 24 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

“Generations of Struggle: Readings,” an LEH/NEH program featuring a viewing of the film Slavery by Another Name, followed by two books: A Lesson Before Dying, by Ernest Gaines, and Between the World and Me, by Ta Nehisi Coates.

Oct
27
Fri
Annual Halloween Event hosted by the West Baton Rouge Parish Library and West Baton Rouge Museum
Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Annual Halloween Event
hosted by the West Baton Rouge Parish Library and West Baton Rouge Museum
Friday, October 27th from 5:30 – 8:00pm, Free
The West Baton Rouge Parish Library and the West Baton Rouge Museum are promising tricks, treats and terribly fun activities and entertainment for Halloween revelers, young and old, on Friday evening, October 27, 2017 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. on the grounds of the West Baton Rouge Museum. Enjoy trick or treating, vintage holiday games, robotics activities, music and more! All are welcome to come in costume and are encouraged to bring goodie bags for collecting sweet treats and blankets or lawn chairs to sit and enjoy the evening’s festivities. This entire evening of events is free and open to the public.

From 5:30 – 6:55 p.m., enjoy vintage games, craft making, concerts in the courtyard featuring the Lagniappe Dulcimer Society and in front of the Arbroth Plantation Store featuring the Port Allen High School Alumni Band, a visit from LSU’s Tiger H.A.T.S. Dogs dressed in costume, a West Baton Rouge Parish Library Robot activity, and trick-or-treating at the historic houses on the museum’s six acre campus. The Halloween Celebration also recognizes October as Fire Prevention Month.  The West Baton Rouge Fire Department will be present to demonstrate “Stop, Drop and Roll” fire safety techniques and will provide families an opportunity to practice them in its smoke house trailer.

At 7:00 p.m., the fun doesn’t end! Everyone is invited to have a seat under the stars for the grand finale’ featuring a live animal performance entitled “Creepy Freaky Animals and Why They Are,” presented by Zoo Zoom: The Little Zoo on Wheels. The audience will have an opportunity for limited contact with some of the animals at the end of the show.

The Library and Museum have jointly sponsored annual Halloween festivities since 1993. The West Baton Rouge Museum is located at 845 North Jefferson Avenue in Port Allen. For more information, visit the Library’s Facebook page, http://www.wbrpl.com/ or call the Library at (225)342-7920, Ext. 227, 224, or 231 and visit the museum’s website, www.westbatonrougemuseum.com or call (225)336-2422 Ext. 15.

Oct
31
Tue
Generations of Struggle: Readings
Oct 31 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

“Generations of Struggle: Readings,” an LEH/NEH program featuring a viewing of the film Slavery by Another Name, followed by two books: A Lesson Before Dying, by Ernest Gaines, and Between the World and Me, by Ta Nehisi Coates.

Dec
3
Sun
Holiday Open House 2017
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Feb
8
Thu
Manship Theatre Screening of Black Orpheus
Feb 8 all-day

This 1959 film made in Brazil is an adaptation of the Greek legend of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth set during Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro. For ticket information, visit http://www.manshiptheatre.org.

Mar
8
Thu
Dulcimer Fête
Mar 8 – Mar 10 all-day
Oct
7
Sun
SugarFest 2018
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Oct
11
Thu
Annual West Baton Rouge “Veterans on Parade” 2018
Oct 11 @ 1:30 pm

The parade will conclude with a ceremony and reception at the West Baton Rouge Museum. FREE.

Dec
2
Sun
Holiday Open House 2018
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm