New Orleans area Calendar for March 8, 2013

By FUN staff

To submit event and entertainment items for the Bon Temps calendar, email details to fun@theadvocate.com or fax to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon Monday.

friDAY, march 8

BUKU Music + Art Project: 4 p.m., Mardi Gras World, 1380 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans. Live bands, art. http://thebukuproject.com.

BIG BAND HITS DINE & DANCE: 6 p.m., dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Big band hits with the 17-piece Victory Big Band. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

LEND ME A TENOR: 8 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. Free champagne. (985) 893-1671.

Sweeney Todd: 8 p.m., Cutting Edge Theater, 747 Robert Blvd., Slidell. A 1979 musical thriller with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and libretto by Hugh Wheeler. $20. http://www.cuttingedgetheater.com or (985) 640-0333.

Noises off: 8 p.m., Rivertown Theater for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. http://www.rivertowntheaters.com or (504) 461-9475.

SATURDAY, march 9

race judicata: 8:30 a.m., Audubon Park, Shelter 1, Magazine Street, New Orleans. Family and pet friendly 5K race and one-mile fun run/walk benefiting Boys Hope Girls Hope of New Orleans. Complimentary food and beverages and live music. http://www.racejudicata.org or (504) 484-7744.

COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Music by The Lucky Dogsat 9:30 a.m., fresh produce, seafood, meat and dairy products, herbs, baked goods, tamales, plants, crafts and more. http://www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org.

boy scout day: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. All levels of Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and their families can enjoy fun activities. Special pricing for Scouts in uniform. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St., just off Chartres, New Orleans. Art, crafts, vintage, flea. Food. Live music by Rites of Swing. Free. Email creemccree@gmail.com. BUKU Music + Art Project: 4 p.m., Mardi Gras World, 1380 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans. Live bands, art. http://thebukuproject.com.

BIG BAND HITS DINE & DANCE: 6 p.m., dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Big band hits with the 17-piece Victory Big Band. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

life, laughter and love: 6 p.m., VIP patron reception; 7 p.m., dinner gala, Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans. Dinner gala and auction to benefit Divine Care Hospice and Ida Steib Nreaux Foundation. $150. http://www.divine_isbfoundation.eventbrite.com.

the buddy holly story: 7:30 p.m., Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 400 Phlox St., Metairie. Adults, $30; seniors 65+, $27; Students with valid ID, $20; children 12 and younger, $15. (504) 885-2000 or http://jpas.org.

louisiana philharmonic orchestra: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. Performance of Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 with Danny Driver. (504) 523-6530 or http://www.lpomusic.com.

LEND ME A TENOR: 8 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. (985) 893-1671.

Noises off: 8 p.m., Rivertown Theater for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. http://www.rivertowntheaters.com or (504) 461-9475.

Cabaret Month at Mid City Theatre: 8 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Harry Mayronne’s “Red Hot Blue Notes”. $15. (504) 488-1460.

SPANK!: 8 p.m., Harrah’s New Orleans Theatre, 228 Poydras St., New Orleans. The show is produced by Mills Entertainment. SPANK! is not associated with, nor authorized by, author E.L. James or Vintage Press. For more information about SPANK!, visit http://www.spankshow.com. $29.75-$39.75. http://www.HarrahsNewOrleans.com, http://www.ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.

Sweeney Todd: 8 p.m., Cutting Edge Theater, 747 Robert Blvd., Slidell. A 1979 musical thriller with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and libretto by Hugh Wheeler. $20. http://www.cuttingedgetheater.com or (985) 640-0333.

SUNDAY, march 10

salvage sunday: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fatoush Restaurant, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Artists bring discarded materials back to life. See artists and craftspeople while enjoying an exotic belly dancing brunch. For more information, email info@spuncrossroads.com.

BIG BAND HITS DINE & DANCE: 11 a.m. brunch seating, Sunday, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Big band hits with the 17-piece Victory Big Band. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

Noises off: 2 p.m., Rivertown Theater for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. http://www.rivertowntheaters.com or (504) 461-9475.

the buddy holly story: 3 p.m., Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 400 Phlox St., Metairie. Adults, $30; seniors 65+, $27; Students with valid ID, $20; children 12 and younger, $15. (504) 885-2000 or http://jpas.org.

SPANK!: 3 p.m., Harrah’s New Orleans Theatre, 228 Poydras St., New Orleans. The show is produced by Mills Entertainment. SPANK! is not associated with, nor authorized by, author E.L. James or Vintage Press. For more information about SPANK!, visit http://www.spankshow.com. $29.75-$39.75. http://www.HarrahsNewOrleans.com, http://www.ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.

garden party: 4 p.m., City Park, New Orleans. Music by Honey Island Swamp Band and Mia Borders. No outside food and beverages allowed. http://neworleanscitypark.com.

auditions for chapter two: 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. Show runs May 10-26. Prepare for a cold read and perhaps with a preference for the part desired. (985) 893-1671.

Cabaret Month at Mid City Theatre: 6 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. M.I. Scoggin’s “Soiree Edith Piaf.” $15. (504) 488-1460.

monday, march 11

CONGO SQUARE: THE AFRICAN ROOTS OF NEW ORLEANS MUSIC: 7 p.m., Xavier University Center, McCaffrey Ballroom (3rd Floor), Drexel Drive, New Orleans. Discussion and dance performance. Free.

auditions for chapter two: 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. Show runs May 10-26. Prepare for a cold read and perhaps with a preference for the part desired. (985) 893-1671.

fiction writers’ group: 7 p.m., East Branch Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Stephen Rea will discuss Finn McCool’s Football Club: The Birth, Death and Resurrection of a Pub Soccer Team in the City of the Dead. (504) 838-1190.

Cabaret Month at Mid City Theatre: 7:30 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. 3X3 The One Acts. Parking is free and cash bar is available. Tickets available at the door only. $10. (504) 488-1460.

SPANK!: 8 p.m., Harrah’s New Orleans Theatre, 228 Poydras St., New Orleans. The show is produced by Mills Entertainment. SPANK! is not associated with, nor authorized by, author E.L. James or Vintage Press. For more information about SPANK!, visit http://www.spankshow.com. $29.75-$39.75. http://www.HarrahsNewOrleans.com, http://www.ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.

tuesday, march 12

foreign movie night — the snapper: 7 p.m., East Branch Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. (504) 838-1190.

Cabaret Month at Mid City Theatre: 7:30 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. 3X3 The One Acts. Tickets available at the door only. $10. (504) 488-1460.

SPANK!: 8 p.m., Harrah’s New Orleans Theatre, 228 Poydras St., New Orleans. The show is produced by Mills Entertainment. SPANK! is not associated with, nor authorized by, author E.L. James or Vintage Press. For more information about SPANK!, visit http://www.spankshow.com. $29.75-$39.75. http://www.HarrahsNewOrleans.com, http://www.ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.

WEDNESDAY, march 13

WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m.-noon, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Curator Eric Rivet leads a program on the uniforms and equipment used by the U.S. and Germany in World War II. Free with admission. (504) 528-1944, ext. 288. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

Spring Fashion Show at 7:30 p.m. http://harrisonavenuemarketplace.org.

wednesday at the square: 5 p.m., Lafayette Square, downtown New Orleans. Outdoor concert featuring Bucktown All-Stars and Park Row. Free.

1st Annual New Orleans Vendy Awards: 7 p.m.-10 p.m., The HistorThe Victory Belles present A Salute to Our Heroes: 11:45 a.m. buffet seating, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. The vocal trio’s musical journey salutes the military and homefront heroes in all eras. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

harrison avenue marketplace: 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m., 801 Harrison Ave., New Orleans. Band: Eudora Evans & Deep Soul. Muggivan School of Irish Dance at 6:15 p.m. and Fini Beauty Boutiqueic French Market, 1008 N. Peters St., New Orleans. After eight years in New York and events in LA and Philadelphia, the Vendy Awards — an intense cook-off between the best sidewalk chefs in the city — is coming to New Orleans to determine the best street food vendor in town while raising money for the New Orleans Food Truck Coalition (NOFTC) & Slow Food NOLA.

irish blessings, bagpipes and bon operatit: 7 p.m., Four Points by Sheraton, 541 Bourbon St., New Orleans. Free. http://www.bonoperatit.com.

Cabaret Month at Mid City Theatre: 7:30 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Pat Bourgeois’ “Debauchery”. Tickets available at the door only. $10. (504) 488-1460.

SPANK!: 8 p.m., Harrah’s New Orleans Theatre, 228 Poydras St., New Orleans. The show is produced by Mills Entertainment. SPANK! is not associated with, nor authorized by, author E.L. James or Vintage Press. For more information about SPANK!, visit http://www.spankshow.com. $29.75-$39.75. http://www.HarrahsNewOrleans.com, http://www.ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.

ThurSDAY, march 14

thursdays at twilight series: 5 p.m., gates open; 6 p.m., performance begins, New Orleans Botanical Garden, City Park, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. With Paul Sanchez. $10, adults; $3, children ages 5-12. http://www.neworleanscitypark/garden.

freedom’s forge — how american business produced victory in world war ii: 6 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Arthur Herman discusses his latest book Freedom’s Forge. Free. (504) 528-1944, ext. 412 or http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

pre-st. patrick open mic night: 7 p.m., Fair Grinds Coffee House, 3133 Ponce de Leon St., New Orleans. (504) 913-9072 or (504) 481-6664 or email robert@desotostreetband.com.

an extremely precarious and uncertain character of property — irish slave owners and slavery in antebelum new orleans: 7 p.m., East Branch Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Lecture by Tulane history professor Terrence Fitzmorris. (504) 889-8143 or wcsmith@jefferson.lib.la.us.

ray nagin — the going away party: 8 p.m., Andrea’s Italian, 3100 19th St., Metairie. A comedic performance by Chris Champagne and Philip Melancon. $15. (504) 330-9117.

SPANK!: 8 p.m., Harrah’s New Orleans Theatre, 228 Poydras St., New Orleans. The show is produced by Mills Entertainment. SPANK! is not associated with, nor authorized by, author E.L. James or Vintage Press. For more information about SPANK!, visit http://www.spankshow.com. $29.75-$39.75. http://www.HarrahsNewOrleans.com, http://www.ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.

NY Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off with DJ Mr. Jonathan Toubin: 9 p.m., Siberia, 2227 St. Claude, New Orleans. America’s most popular soul party returns to New Orleans. Get down to the exquisite 1960s soul 45s of Brooklyn DJ Jonathan Toubin. 1 a.m. dance contest for $100 cash prize and a trip to New York for the Dance-Off championship at Brooklyn Bowl. The evening kicks off with a live performance by New Orleans’ legendary King Louie One Man Band. $7.

ONGOING

Ashé Cultural Arts Center: 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. The New Orleans Chapter of the National Conference of Artists, in partnership with the New Orleans African American Museum of Art, Culture and History, presents Loving Your Enemies, celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, the Civil Rights Movement, and those working to further peace and human understanding. The exhibition, which runs through March 30, will feature the work of local and national artists. (504) 715-8137.

CALLAN CONTEMPORARY: 518 Julia St., New Orleans. Mitchell Lonas’ Zelma on display through March 30. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.(504) 525-0518 or http://www.callancontemporary.com.

Contemporary Arts Center: 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Color Fall Down, photographs by Priya Kambli in conjunction with PhotoNOLA; Where Do We Migrate To?, a group show; Rooted, a mixed-media installation by Ben Diller; Revolve, sculpture by Rontherin Ratliff. Swamp to Swamp: Works by MILAGROS until Sunday, April 6. (504) 528-3800.

dutch alley artists’ co-op: 912 St. Peters St., New Orleans. Representing 25 local artists working in fabric, glass, clay, photography, collage, painting, jewelry, wood, mixed media and printmaking. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.(504) 412-9220 or http://dutchalleyartistsco-op.com.

Jean Bragg Gallery of Southern Art: 600 Julia St., New Orleans. Carol Hallock, through March 31. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

jonathan ferrara gallery: 400a Julia St., New Orleans. Brian Borrello, Dark Matter, through March 30. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and by appointment (504) 522-5471 or http://www.jonathanferraragallery.com.

LeMieux Galleries: 332 Julia St., New Orleans. Recent Works by Billy Solitario will remain on view until April 12. Chris Guarisco’s Upon an Altar on display until March 30. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Free. (504) 522-5988.

LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM-CABILDO: 751 Chartres St., New Orleans. The Palm, the Pine and the Cypress: Newcomb Pottery of New Orleans, major exhibition of Newcomb art pottery, through September. (504) 568-6968 or http://www.crt.state.la.us/museum/properties/cabildo.aspx.

M.S. Rau Antiques: 630 Royal St., New Orleans. Impressionism — Influences and Impact, paintings by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vincent van Gogh and Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot. (504) 523-5660 or http://www.rauantiques.com.

The McKenna Museum: 2003 Carondelet St., New Orleans. Faces of Treme, photographs by Chandra McCormick and Keith Calhoun. (504) 586-7432.

National World War II Museum: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Gridiron Glory Exhibition, a new traveling exhibition detailing pro football’s history in America with special sections devoted to the game’s World War II history and the New Orleans Saints, through May 5. (504) 528-1943 or http://www.nationalww2museum.org. http://www.nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.

Octavia Art Gallery: 4532 Magazine St., New Orleans. Recent oil paintings by Edward Bear Miller. http://www.octaviaartgallery.com.

Ogden Museum of Southern Art: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Deborah Luster: Tooth For an Eye: A Chorography of Violence in Orleans Parish, through April 7. Well Suited: The Costumes of Alonzo Wilson for HBO’s Treme, through March 31. Southern Abstraction from the Permanent Collection of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. http://www.ogdenmuseum.org or (504) 539-9600.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 24OCT. 3

???free webinar: 9-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. To mark the anniversary of the creation of the Manhattan Project, join us for a special one-time only webinar about the role of science and technology in WWII. Perfect for history, science, and computer classes, grades 5- – 12. Register at http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

The Victory Belles present magical musical christmas: noon buffet seating, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. The vocal trio journey to the North Pole in search of Santa, singing all your favorite songs of the season along the way. Advance ticket purchase required. (504) 528-1943 or http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

???Film Screening - “The Great Escape”: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New OrPerique: Photographs by Charles Martin, an exhibition with a companion catalogue, through Saturday, March 16. Open 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

zeitgeist multi-disciplinary arts center: 1618 Oretha Castle Hailey Blvd., New Orleans. Film schedule: Bless me, Ultima, 6 p.m.; ABC’s of Death, 8 p.m., March 8-17. $8, adults; $7, students and seniors; $6, Zietgeist members and children 16 and younger. http://www.zeitgeistinc.net or (504) 352-1150.zeitgeist multi-disciplinary arts center: 1618 Oretha Castle Hailey Blvd., New Orleans. A Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey With Mumia Abu-Jama, 9 p.m. Friday through Thursday, Feb. 22- through 28 (except closed Sunday, Feb. 24). $8, adults; $7, students and seniors; $6, Zietgeist members and children 16 and younger. http://www.zeitgeistinc.net or (504) 352-1150.To submit event and entertainment items for the Bon Temps calendar, email details to fun@theadvocate.com or fax to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon Monday.

FRIDAY, DEC. 28sept. 28

creole christmas: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 1850 House Museum Store, 523 St. Ann St., New Orleans. Self guided tour of five French Quarter historic houses decorated for Christmas. Spring Fiesta House presentations on the history of Creole Christmas and Reveillon. $20, FOC member; $25, general. http://www.friendsofthecabildo.org.

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at The National WWII Museum: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Sacred Heart Kindergarten Chorus pPatriotic cConcert, Navy Band New Orleans pPerformance and Pearl Harbor rRemembrance Cceremony. Lagniappe Lecture — “71 Years Ago: The Pearl Harbor Attack.” http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

Holiday on the Boulevard: 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans, Family festival and& holiday marketplace with music. Indoors. Free. (504) 813-9008.

santa’s secret workshop: Noon-8 p.m., 4800 Canal St., New Orleans. An adventure through Santa’s wWorld with the enchanting self workshop, Santa’s jet powered sleigh, magical entertainment, food and beverages. Photos with Santa. $14, children 12 and younger; $20, adults. Family discounts for three3 or more people. http://santassecretworkshop.net.

CHRISTMAS IN TREME’: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Treme Villa, New Orleans African American Museum, 1418 Governor Nicholls St., New Orleans. A neighborhood holiday celebration featuring live music by Treme’s own Glen David Andrews and The Congo Square Preservation Society. An evening of holiday music, refreshments and a tree lighting ceremony in the beautiful gardens. (504) 566-1136 or visit http://www.noaam.org.

celebration IN THE OAKS: 6 p.m.-11 p.m., City Park, New Orleans. Park decorated for the holidays, nightly musical entertainment. $7; free, children under 3. http://celebrationintheoaks.com.

???The Victory Belles present magical musical christmas: 6 p.m., dinner seating, 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. The vocal trio journey to the North Pole in search of Santa, singing favorite songs of the season along the way. Advance ticket purchase required. (504) 528-1943 or http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

The Abandoned Heart Circus: 7 p.m., Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Avatar Movement Dance Co.’s original production follows a young girl whose dark past forces her to choose a new life. $15 and $20. http://www.avatarmovementdanceco.com.

fresh friday: 7 p.m.-10 p.m., New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Theme: dogs. Art, food demonstrations, special cocktails. Proceeds benefit Dag’s House. Email info@spuncrossroads.com.

the pecan cracker: 7:30 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. New Orleans Christmas musical based on the NutThe Nutcrackercracker. $17-$20. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.

A Christmas Carol: 7:30 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Southern Rep production of Charles Dickens’ classicA Christmas Carol featuringes John “Spud” McConnell as Ebenezer Scrooge. Call (504) 522-6545 or visit http://www.southernrep.com for reservations.

home for the holidays: 7:30 p.m., House of Blues, New Orleans. An evening of music and art benefiting the Daniel Price Memorial Fund for Aspiring Artists. $35. http://www.houseofblues.com or (504) 310-4999.

Mary Poppins: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 801 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com.

“Titanic” and “The Actor’s Nightmare”: 8 p.m., Lupin Theatre, Tulane University, New Orleans. Promethean Theatre Co. presents a double feature of the Christopher Durang short pieces. $20, general admission; $15, students and seniors. (504) 865-5106.

Scrooge in Rouge: 8 p.m., Mid-City Theater, 3540 Toulous St., New Orleans. Ricky Graham, Varla Jean Merman, Yvette Hargis and Jefferson Turner reprise their British Music Hall romp in which a cast of three attempts to stage Dickens’ A Christmas CarolA Christmas Carol. (504) 488-1460.

cirque du noel: 8 p.m., Paragon Casino Resort, 711 Paragon Place, Marksville. $15. (800) 946-1946.dirt, dust and trees: 7:30 p.m., The Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., New Orleans. A jazz tribute to Ernest Gaines, written by Irvin Mayfield and performed by the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra. $15, students; $25, general admission; $40, premium seating. http://www.thejoytheater.com or (504) 301-9006.

book signing: 1 p.m.-2 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., Alex Kershaw will sign copies of his latest book, The Liberator: One World War II Soldier’s 500-Day Odyssey from the Beaches of Sicily to the Gates of Dachau, in the mMuseum’s retail store. (504) 528-1944???magnolia dancesport challenge: Westin Canal Place, 100 Rue Iberville, New Orleans. Ballroom competition. Spectator tickets, $15. http://www.magnoliadancesport.com.

vino on the bayou: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Pitot House, 1440 Moss St., New Orleans. Live music, wine and authors. (504) 482-0312 or http://www.louisianalandmarks.org.

vino on the bayou: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Pitot House, 1440 Moss St.reet, New Orleans. Live music with The Courtyard Kings, wine and book signing with Phil Sandusky. $10, general admission; $5, Landmarks members. Tickets sold at gate only. (504) 482-0312 or http://louisianalandmarks.org.

ochsner goes pink: 5:45 p.m., doors open, Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans. Live auction with actor Alan Thicke and performance by singer Robin Thicke. Proceeds benefit The Gayle & Tom Benson Cancer Center. (504) 842-9143.

hi speed fashion show: 6 p.m., patron party; 8 p.m.-midnight, main event, Harrah’s Theatre, 228 Poydras St.reet, New Orleans. Fashion by Sak’s Fifth Avenue. Complimentary food and cocktails. Proceeds benefit the Al Copeland Foundation for local cancer research. Tickets start at $45. http://www.alcopelandfoundation.org.

legends of rock and roll gala: 6:30-8 p.m., patron party; 8-11 p.m., main party, Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Entertainment by 1950s celebrity impersonators, live auction, and food by New Orleans’ finest restaurants. Proceeds benefit the Louisiana Museum Foundation. Tickets for the main party start at $75; tickets for the patron party start at $250 for Louisiana Museum Foundation members and $300 for nonmembers. Scholarships available. http://www.thelmf.org or (504) 558-0493.

Jump, Jive & Wail: THE MUSIC OF LOUIS PRIMA: 6 p.m., dinner seating, 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. F“Jump, Jive & Wail” featuringe a cspectacular cast of 10ten who bring to life these legendary songs. http://www.nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.

???wolves: 8 p.m., The Shadowbox Theatre, 2400 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. (504) 523-9857. http://www.southernrep.com.

retro reprom: 8 p.m.-midnight, Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Guests can wear whatever reminds them of their high school proms. Celebrity and community leader King and Queen contest and music by ELS. Proceeds benefit Boys Town Louisiana. $75. http://www.boystown.org/reprom.

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???house of shock: 7 p.m., box office opens; 8 p.m., haunted house opens, 319 Butterworth St., New Orleans. With music by The Topcats and a performance by The Reverend B Dangerous Side Show. $25, general admission; VIP Fast Pass, $50 ($40 , online); $50, VIP Fast Pass. http://www.houseofshock.com.

ghostly galavant fundraiser: 8-11 p.m., Cabildo, Jackson Square, New Orleans. Gala Halloween costume party. Food and drink from restaurants in the French Quarter. Entertainment by Los Po-Boy Citos. Proceeds benefit Louisiana State Museum. $40, advance; $45, door.

spill: 8 p.m., Nims Black Box Theatre, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. Workshop performance of the new play by Leigh Fondakowski about life in Louisiana during the 87 days of the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill. Talkback with Fondakowski and the cast follows each performance. $20, adults; $15, students and seniors. http://www.noccainstitute.com or (504) 940-2900.

???extravetteganza pre-show party: 7 p.m., Hampton Inn, 56460 Frank Inchon Road, Slidell. Greater New Orleans Corvette Club. For reservations, call (985) 726-9777.

freckleface strawberry the musical: 7:30 p.m., The Lagniappe Stage, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $15, adults; $12, children. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.

???legally blonde- the musical: 8 p.m., Main Stage, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $35. Discounts are available for seniors, students, groups and military. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.

SATURDAY, DEC. 29sept. 29

???uncf walk for education: 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Audubon Park Riverview area behind Audubon Park & Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. 5K walk/run. (504) 581-3794.

walk to end alzheimer’s: 8 a.m., registration; 9:15 a.m., opening ceremony; 9:30 a.m., walk begins, Lakeshore Drive. (shelter #1 to Marconi Drive.), New Orleans. Entertainment and refreshments. Emceed by Margaret Orr. http://www.alz.org/louisiana or (504) 849-9081.

COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 600 Columbia St., Covington. Music by ???The Petty Bones.Jessica MeltzAmadee Frederick. Pot Luck Strong Band.Olga Wilhelmine.http://www.cityofcovingtonla.com.

le marchÉ des fÊtes: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Pitot House, 1440 Moss St., New Orleans. Holiday boutique featuring handmade art and accessories, food, holiday plants and garden accessories. Photographs with Papa Noël and live entertainment. http://www.louisianalandmarks.org.

magnolia dancesport challenge: Westin Canal Place, 100 Rue Iberville, New Orleans. Ballroom competition. Spectator tickets, day session, $15; nighttime Professional Show Session, $40; Parti-Gras, after competition party, $35. http://www.magnoliadancesport.com or (504) 566-7006.

extravetteganza: 8:30 a.m. registration begins, Bayou Country Village, 1101 E.ast Howze Beach Road., Slidell. All-Corvette car show by Greater New Orleans Corvette Club featuring People’s Choice and Best of awards. Entry fee: $40 per Covette. (504) 738-6525 or email vicepresident@gnocc.com.

covington art market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire St., Covington. Featuring a variety of work from local and regional artists. (985) 892-8650 or http://www.sttammanyartassociation.org.