WHAT: Meeting of Second Time Around, a support group of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
WHEN: 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 28
WHERE: Family Roads of Greater Baton Rouge, 323 E. Airport Road, Baton Rouge
INFORMATION: (225) 810-3555
DETAILS: Refreshments will be served.
WHAT: Full Moon Feast, a picnic under the stars
WHEN: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6
WHERE: Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St., Baton Rouge
TICKETS/INFO: $50, eventbrite.com
DETAILS: Bring a picnic basket of goodies or let a local chef create a special dinner ready for pick-up. Magpie Cafe, Indie Plate, Bergeron's City Market and Heirloom Cuisine will offer picnic packages. You can also add cocktails and wine pairings from Blend's head sommelier Scott Higgins (no outside alcohol permitted). Tables, chairs and linens will be available for a small rental fee or bring your own. Quiana Lynell will provide the entertainment. Proceeds benefit the museum.
WHAT: "Senator Edgar G. Mouton: Legislator, Humanitarian, Philanthropist, Orator: A Remembrance by Former Governor Kathleen Blanco”
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11
WHERE: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, James Oliver Hall auditorium, Room 112, Lafayette
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: (337) 482-6906
DETAILS: An Acadiana native, Mouton served in the state Legislature for 16 years, becoming president pro tempore. Mouton was instrumental in securing state funds for the construction of the Cajun Dome, Cajun Field, the University Medical Center and the Lafayette Regional Technical Vocational Institute. He also worked to establish the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana, which brought elementary and secondary French immersion classes to Louisiana public schools.
Flowers & fashion
WHAT: Couture de la Fleur, a runway show featuring real flowers and fashion
WHEN: 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11
WHERE: LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge
TICKETS/INFO: $35 at eventbrite.com
DETAILS: Presented by Friends of the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden, Mendel University of Czech Republic and the LSU School of Apparel and Design. Guests will enjoy wine, music and dessert and a meet and greet with the artists and models.
SPECIAL EVENT: Wine and Roses, a formal sit-down dinner will precede the fashion show. Tickets are $125 and include admission to the fashion show. Deadline for tickets is Oct. 1. Contact Mary Coco at email@example.com....Read more