THURSDAY, AUGUST 30
Rêve Coffee Lab hosts the next Latte Art Throwdown at White Star Market on Government Street. $5 to pour, free to watch. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Grab your friends and head out to Pop Up Trivia Night at Tin Roof Brewing Company from 7-9 p.m.
- The River Writers Reading Series resumes at Cane Land Distilling Co. from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. See which authors will be present to read here.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 31
Lafayette-based pop band GIVERS perform at Spanish Moon. Tickets are $15, and the show starts at 9 p.m.
Xavier University’s “Institutionally Aggravated” debuts at the HopKins Black Box Theatre. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. Learn more about the production here.
To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Yellow Submarine is playing at the Manship Theatre at 7 p.m. Tickets are $6.50 and can be bought on the Manship Theatre’s website.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
Wizards and muggles alike are invited to the Harry Potter Extravaganza at the Main Library at Goodwood for the series’ 20th anniversary. The event is free and starts at 3 p.m. RSVP here.
- Gymfit Fest: Cirque and Movement Festival is a free event, including workshops, performances, live music and more at the Galvez Plaza/Repentance Park in downtown Baton Rouge from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Stock up on fresh food and artisan goods at the Red Stick Farmers Market at 5th and Main streets downtown. 8 a.m. to noon.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
LSU will face Miami in Arlington, Texas, on Sunday for its season opener. Fans not traveling to see the Tigers play can watch on ABC at 6:30 p…
- The LSU Tigers take on the Miami Hurricanes in Texas for the season opener. Kickoff at 6:30 p.m.
Alabaster Stag opens up for psychedelic funk band Zoofunkyou at Mid City Ballroom. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Ticket prices TBA — stay updated on the event’s Facebook page here.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
No class due to Labor Day
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
Emerging writers can share their work at Eclectic Truth's Poetry Slam and Writing Workshop is at the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Pay what you can. Find more information here.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
Sunset Paddle on the LSU Lakes. Meet at BREC’s Milford Wampold Memorial Park at 6:30 p.m. Find information on pricing on the event’s Facebook page.
Parks and Rec Trivia kicks off at Willie’s Restaurant on Coursey Blvd from 7 to 9 p.m.
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