Fest For All
Fest For All 2015, hosted by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, is scheduled for March 28-29 downtown. North Boulevard Town Square will be packed with a variety of live music, artwork from visual artists spanning a dozen states, kids’ activities, food, and more. The festival is also happening on the grounds of the Old State Capitol and the Shaw Center for the Arts. Fest For All annually features music styles of blues, jazz, bluegrass, Cajun, country, Americana, and rock.
Faces of Hope gala
The fifth annual Faces of Hope gala benefitting Trafficking Hope is scheduled for this Saturday, March 7, at 7 p.m. at the Capitol Park Museum. All proceeds help the nonprofit in the fight against human trafficking. Read more on the organization, including its founders, here. Gala attendees will enjoy live music, live and silent auctions and delectable fare. Get details.
MPAC tickets on sale
MPAC is back! The event, hosted jointly by 225 and inRegister magazines, is happening Thursday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. downtown. This can’t-miss party of the summer—where attendees are encouraged to wear white—sold out last year. Each floor of the Shaw Center will feature different cuisine and music. Early bird tickets are $50 and full-price tickets are $65. Purchase here.
Camping at Highland
Pack up the family and get set to sleep under the stars without ever having to leave Baton Rouge. BREC’s Great Family Campout will take place next Saturday, March 14, at Highland Road Community Park. As the sun goes down, kids and their parents will gather to make s’mores, play kickball and football, and go slacklining. Food and fun activities are included in the $35 family registration fee—all participants need to bring is a tent. Register online here. For additional details, call 272-9200, ext. 559, or email [email protected].