As the month of June comes to an end, Baton Rouge is hosting an array of activities over the next two weekends. Residents and visitors have the opportunity to enjoy their summer by attending musicals and festivals.
Toast Under The Oaks Beer Fest
Nottoway Plantation & Resort is hosting Toast Under The Oaks Beer Fest on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Attendees can sample a variety of commercial and home-brewed beers, as well as rum and daiquiris from a local distillery. There will also be a cash bar and food available, along with music and entertainment. General admission tickets are $35 and VIP tickets are $75, which are available to purchase at NottowayBeerFest.com. Nottoway is also offering designated drivers for $10. This is a 21 and older event, though, so make sure you leave the kiddos at home.
Theatre Baton Rouge is presenting “Mamma Mia!” an adaptation of the musical that has been running for nearly 20 years. This weekend is your last chance to catch it. Shows are running Thursday- Saturday 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. You can order tickets at theatrebr.org for $30 or $19 for students.
Bring it! Live
Raising Cane’s River Center Arena is hosting Bring it! Live on Saturday. This off-Broadway show is touring around the country and delves into the elite world of hip-hop. Tickets can be found on Ticketmaster and range from $42.75 to $49.75. The show is also offering a VIP meet and greet at 5 p.m. on the day of the show.
Baton Rouge Oyster Festival
On June 30, Jolie Pearl Oyster Bar is hosting the inaugural Baton Rouge Oyster Festival at the Galvez Plaza from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The festival is free and will feature performances from Spin Doctors, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Werewolf, The Legendary ‘80s Cover Band and Parish County Line. There will be eating, cooking and shucking competitions for those who dare to enter. Not a fan of oysters? The festival will also offer other foods from local vendors.
Wine Walk Summer Kick Off is a white-linen edition of Baton Rouge's traditional. Starting at the the LSU Museum of Art on Wednesday, June 20, at 5:30 p.m., attendees of the Wine Walk can visit about five downtown locations, receiving two gasses of wine at each location. The event is $10 and you must be 21 or older to attend.