NaNoWriMo, anyone? It’s shorthand for National Novel Writing Month, and it takes place every November across the country wherever writers live – which is to say just about everywhere. Alexander’s was thrilled to host a write-in last night for participants, writers who pulled tables together, pulled out their lap tops, and posted a “Novelists at Work” caution sign.
We’ve had a wonderful response to our guided healthy eating tours of Alexander’s that begin Friday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m. led by nutrition expert Kendra Julian-Baker, a registered nurse whose focus is patient education.
Make Oct. 30 a Wine Down Wednesday and celebrate the harvest season with us as we sample seasonal wines throughout the store Oct. 30 from 5 pm to 8 pm.
Alexander’s floral department is now a member of FTD, a national floral wire service connecting our local store with mom-and-pop flower shops in every city across the nation.
Sample Alexander’s Cajun Fried Turkey and watch The Sharp Cook Dana Delatte prepare a tasty appetizer, sides and dessert in this pre-Turkey Day cooking class Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 9:30 a.m. in our cafe.
Like a little pumpkin in your beer? You might set that spice latte down and opt for an adult beverage once you’ve tasted some of the autumnal brews we’re sampling Oct. 24 from 5 pm until 8 pm.
Alexander’s partnered with the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge to host “Fall into Art,” a free painting party designed to enrich and supplement local kids’ arts education and raise money for the Community Fund for the Arts.
Kids are invited to sign up for our second fun morning of painting. Fall Into Art will feature blank canvases and miniature pumpkins for kids to decorate and express their creativity, and artists from the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge will be available for guidance and collaboration.
How’d you like to get paid to eat pizza or brownies? Or earn a gift card to talk about what, when and how you eat? Pennington Biomedical Research Center on Perkins Road invites people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in their clinical trials. All of the studies are free, and some offer compensation.
Alexander’s Highland Market sponsored a booth at the Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge’s 31st annual Capital Chefs’ Showcase at the River Center downtown last week. Executive Chef Michael Bogdan prepared and served attendants with three crowd-pleasing signature dishes: Alexander’s Boudin, Smoked Sausage and Crawfish Pasta, and Cajun Smoked Salmon Canapes. The event included a Read more