The Week In Arts for Dec. 30

A compilation of arts events for the week ahead.

SUNDAY, DEC. 30

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.

THE VICTORY BELLES PRESENT MAGICAL MUSICAL CHRISTMAS: 11 a.m., brunch 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 favorite songs of the season along the way. Advance ticket purchase recommended. (504) 528-1943 or http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

SHUT UP, SWEET CHARLOTTE!: 6 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3520 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $30. (504) 488-1460 or http://www.midcitytheatre.com.

MONDAY, DEC. 31

NEW YEAR’S EVE EVENT: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Louisiana Children’s Museum, 420 Julia St., New Orleans. For children and families, including confetti toss, a balloon release, music by the Lagniappe Brass Band. $10, $5 for museum members, $12 at the door. (504) 523-1357 and http://www.lcm.org.

NEW YEAR’S NOON CARNIVAL AND COUNTDOWN: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Children’s Museum of Acadiana, 201 E. Congress St., Lafayette. $6 per person, 25 cents a ticket for outdoor carnival games, crafts and food. (337) 232-8500 or http://www.childrensmuseumofacadiana.org.

ZOO YEAR’S EVE: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. For families and children of all ages. Featuring bookoo bounce, gymrompers, art from the heart, the Porta Puppet Players, inflatable zoo and pony tales. Free for Audubon members or with paid zoo admission. Info: (800) 774-7394 and http://www.auduboninstitute.org/zoo-years-eve.

NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION: 8 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Music, open bars, food, cocktail attire only. $50 per person, $75 per couple.

NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION: 8 p.m.-1 a.m., 721 E. Kaloon Road, Lafayette. Presented by the Performing Arts Society of Acadiana. $100. (337) 237-2787.

SHUT UP, SWEET CHARLOTTE!: 8 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3520 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $30. (504) 488-1460 or http://www.midcitytheatre.com

THURSDAY, JAN. 3, 2013

BAL DES ARTISTES: 7 p.m.-11 p.m., Morning Call in the Old Casino, City Park. Bal masque and benefit for the Creative Alliance of New Orleans. Visit baldesartistes.eventbrite.com or call (504) 218-4807.

FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 2013

GARDEN TOUR FRIDAY: 10 a.m., Rosedown State Historic Site, 12501 La. 10, St. Francisville. $10, adults; $8, seniors; $4, ages 6-17; free, children 5 and younger. (888) 376-1867.

SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT CELEBRATION: 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Rivertown Theater for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Musical performances from next season’s shows, food, open bar. $40. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.RivertownTheaters.com.

SHUT UP, SWEET CHARLOTTE!: 8 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3520 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $30. (504) 488-1460 or http://www.midcitytheatre.com

SATURDAY, JAN. 5, 2013

AUDITIONS FOR DEBBIE ALLEN PRODUCTION: Magnolia Performing Arts Pavilion, Baton Rouge Community College, 201 Community College Drive. Times are: 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m., girls ages 8-11; 11 a.m.-noon, boys ages 8-12; 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., girls ages 12-16; 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m., girls ages 17-26; 4 p.m.-5 p.m., boys ages 13-17; and 5 p.m.-6 p.m., young men ages 17-26. (225) 344-8558 or http://www.artsbr.org.

SHUT UP, SWEET CHARLOTTE!: 8 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3520 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $30. (504) 488-1460 or http://www.midcitytheatre.com