The Baton Rouge Epicurean Society will host the annual Grace “Mama” Marino Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner on June 13. Pictured here is Jim Albert with Kate and Geordy Waters at last year’s event.

Celebrate the start of summer with these exciting Baton Rouge events in June

The Little Mermaid Jr.

Through June 9

Reilly Theatre

Join the Playmakers of Baton Rouge this summer for the theater company’s production of The Little Mermaid Jr. Performances of this family-friendly play will last for 10 days at the Reilly Theatre on LSU’s campus.

A Joyful Noise: Juneteenth Celebration

June 14

LSU Museum of Art

The LSU Museum of Art is celebrating Juneteenth with a special performance by renowned choir Heritage. The Baton Rouge-based group aims to keep the legacy of Negro spiritual music alive, performing across the country and abroad.

Cinderella (Enchanted Version)

June 14-30

Theatre Baton Rouge

Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo! Theatre Baton Rouge is presenting a fresh take on the classic Cinderella story with an “Enchanted Version” inspired by Brandy and Whitney Houston’s 1997 teleplay. Audiences of all ages are invited to immerse themselves in the fan-favorite fairytale with a fun twist.

Karen Waldrup

June 15

Manship Theatre

Manship Theatre will host award-winning singer and NBC’s The Voice star Karen Waldrup for one night only. Country music lovers are invited to hear the hits from Waldrup’s newly released album Kendall Country Road live.

Grace “Mama” Marino Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner

June 13

L’Auberge Casino & Hotel

The Baton Rouge Epicurean Society will celebrate the 17th annual Grace “Mama” Marino Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner this month. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a five-course meal and wine pairing to celebrate this year’s award recipients, Luci and Wayne Stabiler.

Vinyl & Vino Art Exhibit Wine Tasting Social

June 20

Blend Wine Bar

Art, music, wine and community come together for this event hosted by and Blend Wine Bar. The art exhibit wine tasting will feature works by Nathaniel A.J. Landry, wines chosen by a certified sommelier, as well as music from around the world.

Four Tops

June 28

L’Auberge Casino & Hotel

If you didn’t get the chance to see them last time, the famous 1960s pop vocal group, Four Tops, will return to Baton Rouge this month. Get ready to sing, dance and reminisce with the award-winning quartet, including founding member, Duke Fakir.

The Buddy Ride

June 29

15001 River Rd.

The Baton Rouge Bike Club and the VS Tour de Friends Ride Hard Live Easy group by Varsity Sports will host the 6th annual Buddy Ride to honor Buddy Amoroso. Participants are invited to bike a 47-, 26- or 10-mile route, raising money to send children in need to the C.B. Pennington Jr. YMCA summer day camp program.

Fourth of July Celebration

July 4

Shaw Center for the Arts

Celebrate the Fourth of July with LSU Museum of Art and Tsunami Sushi Downtown’s festive holiday event. Enjoy food, a DJ and fireworks on the terrace at this magical evening celebrating the United States’ independence.