New Orleans Area for March 15, 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, MARCHthe front: 4100 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Four solo exhibitions featuring the visual experiments of Carl Joe Williams, Kyle Hossli, Rajko Radovanovic and Mike Drake through Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (504) 920-3980 or http://www.nolafront.org.martin lawrence galleries: 433 Royal St., New Orleans. “MModern Masters Touchdownodern Masters Touchdown” and 1999 Super Bowl trophy and ring on exhibit Jan. 25 through Friday, Feb. 15. The gallery will welcome visitors with complimentary wine and king cake during the exhibition. Hours are: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., every day. http://www.martinlawrence.com or (504) 299-9055. 15

Concerts in the Courtyard featuring Country Fried: 5:30 p.m., doors open; 6 p.m.-8 p.m., music, The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. In the event of rain, concert will be canceled. $10; free for THNOC members. Admission includes three complimentary beverages. Guests must be 21 or older to enter.

vino on the bayou: 5:30 p.m., Pitot House, 1440 Moss St., New Orleans. Wine, live music by John Rankin and kid chef Eliana will sign her book Cool Kids Cook. $10, general admission; $5, Landmarks members. Tickets sold at gate only. (504) 482-0312.

sunset at the landing: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Columbia St., Covington. Featuring the Bloomin’ Onions at 6 p.m. and the Beth Patterson Trio at 7:15 p.m. Bring chairs and refreshments. (985) 966-1786.

my way — a musical tribute to frank sinatra: 6 p.m., dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Four singers will bring Sinatra’s repertoire to life. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

Samson And Delilah: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com.

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

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.

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

Found Footage Festival: 10 p.m., La Nuit Comedy Theater, 5039 Freret St, New Orleans. A hilarious comedy event that showcases footage from videos that were found at garage sales and thrift stores and in warehouses and dumpsters across the country. $10, advance; $12, door.

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

bogue chitto adventure race: 9 a.m., Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton. Trail riding, paddling along the river and hiking/running through the forest. Camping available. (985) 839-5707.

sidewalk sale: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Sponsored by the students of Ashé College Unbound. Benefits the students and features books, clothing, CDs, household items and more. (504) 569-9070.

Farmers Market Workshop: 10 a.m.-noon, Crescent City Farmers Market, 700 Magazine St., New Orleans. The Brooklyn Brewery House chef will be cooking up some of his favorite finds from the market. Also, beer pairing tips. http://BrooklynBreweryMash.com.

family programming — young historians tour: 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Young historians ages 8-12 will explore the exhibition Gridiron Glory and then move up to the classroom for a discussion and hands-on activity. To sign up, email lauren-handley@nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1944, ext. 229.

racket giveaway/playday: 10 a.m.-noon, City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center, 5900 Marconi Drive, New Orleans. New Orleans Youth Tennis presents a festive day of tennis fun. Prizes and refreshments. Free. Email hughes357@cox.net.

walk in the woods: 8 a.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Guided hike through the nature center. Free, members; $5, nonmembers. Reservations required. (985) 626-1238 or email rue@northlakenature.org.

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

VINTAGE GLASS AND COLLECTIBLES SHOW AND SALE: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Pontchartrain Center, Williams Boulevard, Kenner. Sponsored by the Crescent City Depression Glass Society. Door prizes, glass ID booth, food on site. $6. http://www.crescentcityglass.org.

my way — a musical tribute to frank sinatra: 6 p.m., dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Four singers will bring Sinatra’s repertoire to life. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

Wonder Women — The Untold Story of American Superheroines: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. The screening of this film is presented by Ashé Cultural Arts Center in partnership with WYES, ITVS, Community Cinema, the Charitable Film Network, and the New Orleans Film Society. Complimentary refreshments from Whole Foods will be served. Free and open to the public. (504) 569-9070.

N’Kafu Traditional African Dance Company presents M’batle Su (Going Home): 7 p.m., 1520 N. Claiborne Ave., New Orleans. The concert includes a colorful array of traditional African dance and drama. Part of N’Kafu’s 20th Annual Concert & Workshop Series and Conference which features daily drum, dance and history classes. (504) 430-0892.

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

christian howes and the christian howes trio: 8 p.m., NOCCA’s Nims Black Box Theatre, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. $20. http://noccainstitute.com or (504) 940-2900.

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.

Found Footage Festival: 10 p.m., La Nuit Comedy Theater; 5039 Freret St., New Orleans. A hilarious comedy event that showcases footage from videos that were found at garage sales and thrift stores and in warehouses and dumpsters across the country. $10, advance; $12, door.

SUNDAY, MARCH 17

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.

VINTAGE GLASS AND COLLECTIBLES SHOW AND SALE: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Pontchartrain Center, Williams Boulevard, Kenner. Sponsored by the Crescent City Depression Glass Society. Door prizes, glass ID booth, food on site. $6. http://www.crescentcityglass.org.

my way — a musical tribute to frank sinatra: 11 a.m. brunch seating, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Four singers will bring Sinatra’s repertoire to life. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

usa dance: 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Jefferson Orleans North, 2600 Edenborn Ave., Metairie. Salsa lesson at 1:30 p.m. No dance partner required. Mixer dances, light snacks. Bring a snack to share. $10, USAD members; $12, nonmembers; $5, students. (504) 258-2220.

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

LEND ME A TENOR: 2 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. (985) 893-1671.

Samson And Delilah: 2:30 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com.

the buddy holly story: 3 p.m., Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 400 Phlox St., Metairie. Adults, $30; seniors 65-plus, $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.

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 18

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 19

Nature talk — monica pasos discusses bats: 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 20

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.

The 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.

lunchbox lecture: noon-1 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Meg Roussel will give a lecture titled “WWII Fashion.” http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

ylc wednesday at the square: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Lafayette Square, St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans. Outdoor concert series featuring Col. Bruce Hampton and Andrew Duhon. (504) 585-1500, ext. 200 or email feedback@wednesdayatthesquare.com.

ART IN BLOOM PATRON AND PREVIEW PARTY: 6 p.m., patron party; 7 p.m., preview party, New Orleans Museum of Art, One Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Food, silent auction and a preview of the Art in Bloom-Celebrating Steel Magnolias exhibit. (504) 658-4121.

irish blessings, bagpipes and bon operatit: 7 p.m., Puccini Bar, Four Points by Sheraton French Quarter, 541 Bourbon St., New Orleans. Free. (504) 648-2331.

mold: 7:30 p.m., The Freeport-McMoRan Theater, The Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Preview performance by Southern Rep Theatre. $20; $5 discount for seniors, students, teachers, military personnel and theater professionals.

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 21

NEW ORLEANS HISTORY AND HERITAGE TOUR: National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Tour the galleries and the museum, shop and explore in historic New Orleans and sample the world-famous cuisine. Dinner cruise on the Mississippi River on the Steamboat Natchez. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

ART IN BLOOM lectures, luncheon and fashion show: 9:30 a.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, One Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Susan Haltom and Tara Guérard will lecture on design. At noon, there will be a luncheon and fashion show presented by Saks Fifth Avenue. (504) 658-4100.

meet the author: 5 p.m., reception; 6 p.m., presentation; 7 p.m., book signing, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Craig B. Smith will discuss his book Counting the Days. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

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 New Leviathan Oriental Fox Trot Orchestra. $10, adults; $3, children ages 5-12. http://www.neworleanscitypark/garden.

mold: 7:30 p.m., The Freeport-McMoRan Theater, The Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Preview performance by Southern Rep Theatre. $20; $5 discount for seniors, students, teachers, military personnel and theatre professionals. http://www.southernrep.com.

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.

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

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 Orleans. This 1963 film is about an escape by Allied prisoners of war from a German POW camp during World War II, starring Steve McQueen, James Garner and Richard Attenborough. http://www.nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1944, ext. 229.

Celebration IN THE OAKS: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., City Park, New Orleans. Park decorated for the holidays, nightly musical entertainment. $7; free, children under 3. http://celebrationintheoaks.com.

Opera returns to bourbon Street: 7 p.m., Puccini Bar, Four Points by Sheraton French Quarter, 541 Bourbon St., New Orleans. Performance by Bon Operatit! Free.(504) 648-2331.

pub quiz: 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Test your knowledge on an array of topics including World War II. (504) 528-1940 or http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

thursday, JAN. 3

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.

The Victory Belles present magical musical christmas: noon brunch seating, 12:45 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.

Celebration IN THE OAKS: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., City Park, New Orleans. Park decorated for the holidays, nightly musical entertainment. $7; free, children under 3. http://celebrationintheoaks.com.

opera returns to bourbon street: 7 p.m., Puccini Bar, Four Points by Sheraton French Quarter, 541 Bourbon St., New Orleans. Performance by New Orleans Opera Association vocalists with pPianist Todd Simmons. (504) 648-2331.

tastings at the track: 6-9 p.m., Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, 1751 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. A Bounty of Bubbles: From Champagne to Prosecco will feature 75 top cChampagnes and sparkling wines from around the world plus gourmet cheese and desserts. $35 per person. http://www.fairgroundsracecourse.com or (504) 948-1285.

opera returns to bourbon street: 7 p.m., Puccini Bar, Four Points by Sheraton French Quarter, 541 Bourbon St., New Orleans. Performance by Bon Operatit! Free.

???workplace wellness luncheon: noon-1:30 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. The New Orleans Place Matters team led by André Perry will present “Place Matters: Social Determinants of Health.” RSVP (504) 569-9070.

FALL JAZZ INLoving 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.

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 a

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.

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., Friday-Sunday, March 15-17. Treasure Of The Black Jaguar, 7 p.m. Monday, March 18. $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.