Editor’s note: This story has been updated to clarify the Blooms & Bites event and that each participating business is hosting ticket holders on Sunday, May 2. 225 apologizes for this error.
Take part in the City Nature Challenge this weekend
The City Nature Challenge, from Friday, April 30, to Monday, May 3, is a competition that is all about exploring the wildlife of Baton Rouge and celebrating nature.
The goal is to see which city can identify the most wildlife diversity within its community, including wild plants, animals, bugs and more. Participants take pictures of what they see and upload them to a mobile app.
Several local businesses will be hosting a Blooms and Bites Shop Hop on Sunday, May 2, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. For a small fee, you can shop a variety of woman-owned businesses, browse art, taste some snacks and wine and be treated to gifts from these local businesses, including Sweet Baton Rouge, Mimosa Handcrafted, Sosis, Baton Rouge Succulent Company and Bites and Boards.
Stream two live short plays with LSU Theatre this weekend
LSU Theatre and Andy Jordan Productions will stream two live short plays Saturday, May 1, at 1:30 p.m. The plays by Vince LiCata, The Lilly Pod and The Lab Meeting, will be streamed live and then available after that until May 16.