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Movie in the Garden: Fae Fest Edition

Independence Community Park (Botanical Garden/Theater Lawn), 7500 Independence Blvd.

A magical day full of fantasy and tradition awaits you from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Guests are encouraged to dress up in their favorite FAE costume and enjoy whimsical and fun activities with a FAE twist. Movies, games, traveling entertainment, FAE folk, face artists, crafts and other family entertainment are planned. Admission is free for fairies, pixies, gnomes and elves of all ages. brec.org.

Busking by Visit Baton Rouge

Courtyard Marriott, 360 Third St.

Attend smooth jazz by Lazzaro and Dee between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Fridays. The duo will perform in front of the hotel’s Starbucks.

Live final after five

Rhorer Plaza, 200 St. Louis Street

The free spring concert series ends on Friday with a performance by Press 1 for English. The band will play everything from classic rock to R&B between 5 and 8 p.m.

Personal exhibitions of 2 local artists

Manship Theater Art Galleries, 100 Lafayette St.

The Jones Walker Foyer Gallery presents Keith Douglas’ exhibition, “K Douglas: Creative Virtuoso”. In his artist statement, Douglas explains that most of his works depict what he witnessed in the neighborhood of New Orleans where he grew up.

This show focuses on jazz and ladies in church.

On the gallery floor of the Manship Theatre, Jennifer Carwile’s exhibit, “Nature as Muse: The Art of Jennifer Carwile,” explores patterns in nature, including those of wood, gulf waves, soil erosion and those found in the animal kingdom.

Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. at 5 p.m. on Sunday.

For more information, call (225) 344-0334 or visit manshiptheatre.org.

-Judy Bergeron

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