Weekend Events in Baton Rouge

Kite Fest. Friday-Sunday. Enjoy a kite design contest, kite building workshops, kite flying lessons, a show-kite musical ballet and other professional kite exhibitions. westbatonrouge.net.

Denham Springs Fair. Friday-Sunday. For an old fashioned, small-town fair, head to Denham Springs’ South Park for some family fun. Give all the fair rides that you and your kids love a whirl, plus enjoy live entertainment by the Chee Weez, Werewolf, and the Chase Tyler band. livingstontourism.com

Zippity Zoo Fest. Saturday and Sunday. Celebrate the Zoo’s birthday with the Children’s Village, education stations, face painting, giant inflatables, animal encounters, music and more! Regular Zoo admission applies.! brzoo.org

Fest for All. Saturday and Sunday. Food, art, music, theater, poetry, dance, fun! New for this year, the festival will stretch along North Boulevard from 5th Street and the Old Governor’s Mansion to the North Boulevard Town Square, and will add an opening ceremony featuring a Children’s Parade led by Kids’ Orchestra. Shop for unique handmade jewelry, pottery, woodwork, stained glass, fabric art, metal work and other handmade art and fine crafts from the 100 visual artists and master craftsmen from over a dozen states. Be on the lookout for an Arts Scavenger Hunt with great prizes! artsbr.org/our-programs/festforall/

Red Stick Farmers Market. Saturday. Fresh food, culinary gifts, and fun. Take a chance to win a selection of market gift baskets, including products from Jay Ducote and other market vendors. Jambalaya dinners will also be available for pickup with proceeds going directly to support small farmers who experienced loss due to the recent heavy rains throughout the state.

Relay for Life Garage Sale. Saturday. Front lawn of Woman’s Hospital, 7:00 AM-2:00 PM. There is a lot of furniture up for grabs!

Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day. Saturday. brgov.com/recycle/pdf/HHMD.pdf

Harlem Globetrotters. Sunday at 2:00 PM. A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball-handling wizardry, basketball artistry, and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages. ticketmaster.com.

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