OUTDOOR & FESTIVALS
Children's Miracle Network Carnival with food, games and prizes. Denham Springs Wal-Mart. July 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 665-0270.
Christmas In July Art & Craft Show with 175 artists and craftsmen from 10 states. Blackham Coliseum, Lafayette. July 28-29, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 504-796-5853.
National Senior Olympics. LSU Recreational Sports Complex and other locations.Through July 28. Call for events, times and locations: 273-6424 or 925-5678.
Stargazing and campfire with astronomical society member available to identify constellations. Observatory 13800 Highland Road, Baton Rouge. July 27, 8 p.m. 768-9948.
LHSA Hunter/Jumper Show. Farr Park Horse Activity Center, 6400 River Road, Baton Rouge. July 28, 8 a.m. 769-7805.
Tickfaw State Park, Springfield: guided and unguided walking and canoe tours, videos, children's activities, camping. 294-5020.
Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center with day camps through July 27. 10503 North Oak Hills Parkway, Baton Rouge. 757-8905.
Magnolia Mound Plantation is dressed for summer. History day camps through Aug. 9. 2161 Nicholson Drive, Baton Rouge. 343-4955.
LSU Hilltop Arboretum, 11855 Highland Road, Baton Rouge. 767-6916.
"Hurly-Burly," a Green Door production of the comic drama. Theater 150, LSU Music Building on Dalrymple. July 26-28 and Aug. 2-4, 7:30 p.m.
"SubUrbia," an all-student production about post high school teens using very explicit language. Vonnie Borden Theatre, SLU, Hammond. July 26-28, 7:30 p.m.
"Much Ado About Nothing" at Lupin Theater, 7:30 p.m.; "With Malice Towards All," on Lagniappe Stage, 8 p.m. Shakespeare Festival of Tulane University, New Orleans. July 26-28. 504-865-5105.
"Smoke on the Mountain," Columbia Players production of a Bluegrass/gospel musical comedy. The Playhouse, 1320 N. Morrison Blvd., Hammond. July 27-28, 8 p.m. Also, due to sell-out performances, two matinees have been added July 28 and 29 at 2 p.m. 985-542-1115.
"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," Baton Rouge Little Theater performs the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. 7155 Florida Blvd., behind Bon Carr. July 26-28, 8 p.m. with sign interpreter July 28; and July 28-29, 2 p.m. 924-6496.
Hot Summer Nights and Cool Jazz 4 with Eleanor Winston, vocals; Bill Grimes, bass; Troy Davis, percussion; and Jeff Hellmer, piano. LSU Music Recital Hall. July 26, 8 p.m.
Godsmack. NO Arena. July 31. 800-488-5252.
"Loving You," Sam Hart singing songs Elvis loved. North Star Theatre, Old Mandeville.Fridays and Saturdays through July 28, 8 p.m. 800-924-5538.
Argosy Riverview Sports Bar: Two Slick, July 27; Don Juanabees, July 28. 378-6000.
America's Pub, Argosy Atrium: Chris LeBlanc, July 27; Cameron Pyle, July 28. 343-7821.
Bayview Bar and Grill, Port Vincent: Fly By Nite, July 27; Side Effects, July 28. 698-3147.
Blue Moon Grill, 780 S. Range Ave. in Bowl N Putt Shopping Center, Denham Springs: Ashley Salario, July 26; Chicago Al, July 28. 791-1996.
Canal Bank Club, French Settlement: Boogie Knights, July 28; Gary T & Southern Breeze, July 29. 698-9357.
Casino Rouge: Jean Knight & Frankie Ford, July 26; Blue-Eyed Soul, July 27; Fantasy, July 28; Eric Baskin jazz brunch, July 29; Bofus, July 30. 709-7777.
Chelsea's Caf, Florida Ave., Denham Springs: Boss Tweed, July 26; Bone Frog, July 27; Stick Chap, July 28. 665-0077.`
The Country Village Live Gospel Music Restaurant, Tickfaw: Christlike, July 27; Stonebridge, July 28. 985-542-7020.
End of the Line, Watson: Josh Brister, July 27; Fly-By-Nite, July 28. 665-8441.
Fred's on the River, Port Vincent: Side Effects followed by Fly-By-Nite, July 29. 622-4884.
Kabara II, Gonzales: Stone's Throw, July 26; Van Broussard, July 27; Kenny fife & Bak Trak, July 28. 647-6818.
M's Fine & Mellow Cafe, Third St., Baton Rouge: Rock trio of Roger Hornsby, Rex Bradley and Meg Fujioka unplugged, July 26; Cliff Hays opens for The Joseph Motter Group, July 27; poetry benefit slam followed by The Tenderloins, July 28; open jazz jam featuring the Patrick Cronin Group, July 29. 344-5368.
Magnolia Sports Bar, 6865 Magnolia Beach Road, Denham Springs: Kosmic Kowboyz, July 26; Jerad Perck, July 27. 667-0205.