New Orleans area calendar for July 11-18, 2014

FRIDAY

MOONLIGHT HIKE AND SNOW AND ICE WITH THE SHIVER SHACK: 7:45 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. A 2-mile stroll through the site under the moonlight, snowball treats. Bring own flashlights. Free, members; $5, nonmembers. (985) 626-1238

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

‘DYING CITY’: 7:30 p.m., The Shadowbox Theatre, 2400 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Play by Christopher Shinn. $20. (504) 298-8696

‘A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM’: 7:30 p.m., New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane University, Lupin Theater, New Orleans. With the help of new technology, viewers will be led from an elegant but earthbound palace into a magical forest where some of the inhabitants may not be bound by anything at all. $15, students; $20, seniors; $25, general admission. (504) 865-5106

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

‘A CHORUS LINE’: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Tulane University, Dixon Hall, New Orleans. $30. (504) 865-5105

‘THE KING AND I’: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Playmakers Theater, 1916 Playmakers Road, Covington. $28, adults; $15, students. (985) 893-1671

UNDER THE BOARDWALK MUSICAL REVUE: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Le Petit Theatre, 616 St. Peter St., New Orleans. $30-$50. (504) 522-2081

‘THE HUMAN BUFFET’: 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Tally, a lonely divorcĂ©e of 12 years is pushed by friends, Ami and Bertie, to join in their hunt for love on the Internet. midcitytheatre.wordpress.com

‘SAY AMEN’: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. (504) 862-7529

OUTAKES FILM FESTIVAL: The Old Firehouse, 720 Mandeville St., New Orleans. Presented by the New Orleans Film Society and Shotgun Cinema. shotguncinema.org

SAN FERMIN IN NUEVA ORLEANS: various locations in New Orleans. Running of the “bulls” Saturday morning with plastic bat-wielding Big Easy Rollergirls chasing runners. Other events include a wine dinner, festival of pants. nolabulls.com

FRIDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY

‘HANSEL AND GRETEL’: 11:30 a.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Tuesday, and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts Lagniappe Stage, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Performance by Patchworks Players. $8, general admission. (504) 461-9475 or rivertowntheaters.com

SATURDAY

ST. BERNARD SEAFOOD & FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Aycock Barn, 409 Aycock St., St. Bernard. The market showcases fresh seafood, local produce, jams and preserves, baked goods, crafts, live entertainment and children’s activities. (504) 355-4442

PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St., New Orleans. More than 40 vendors offering an array of art, handmade jewelry and crafts, homemade food, vintage clothes and collectibles, used books and flea market finds in a neighborhood setting. (504) 269-3982

ZEPHYRS DISCO RESURRECTION NIGHT: 4 p.m.-11 p.m., Zephyr Field, 6000 Airline Drive, Metairie. On July 12, 1979, DJ Steve Dahl invited disco haters to Comiskey Park to blow up disco records and declared it the Death of Disco. Come out on the 35th anniversary to prove disco is alive in New Orleans. Wear your hottest disco attire to receive discounted tickets.

NIGHT VISION, A JOURNEY INTO THE DARK: 7:30 P.M., FAIRVIEW-RIVERSIDE STATE PARK, ONE MILE EAST OF MADISONVILLE ON LA. 22 IN ST. TAMMANY PARISH. PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN HOW OUR EYES OPERATE, HOW WE PERCEIVE COLORS, SHAPES AND MOVEMENT AND HOW THIS RELATES TO SOME ANIMAL NIGHT VISION AND THEIR ADAPTATIONS FOR SURVIVAL AFTER DARK. THIS EVENING PROGRAM IS DESIGNED FOR AGES 8 THROUGH ADULT. FREE WITH PARK ADMISSION OF $2 PER PERSON AGES 4-61; FREE, SENIORS AGES 62+ AND CHILDREN 3 AND YOUNGER. (985) 792-4652

TRIPLE FEATURES: Kenner Planetarium & MegaDome Cinema, 2020 Fourth St., Kenner. 8 p.m., “Laser X” with alternative rock; 9 p.m., “Laser Metallica” explores hard-hitting heavy metal; 10 p.m., “Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.” $5 per show. (504) 468-7231

‘LORD IF I CAN HELP SOMEBODY’: 7 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. mahaliajacksontheater.com

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

COIN AND CURRENCY SHOW: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Double Tree Hotel, 2150 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Kenner. Dealers selling coins, currency, medals, artifacts, stamps, bonds, tokens and more. Sponsored by the Louisiana Numismatic Association. Free. crescentcitycoinclub.org

REPTICON NEW ORLEANS REPTILE & EXOTIC ANIMAL EXPO: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Sigur Civic Center, 8245 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette. Vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and raffles. $10, adults; $5, children ages 5-12; free, children ages 4 and younger. (863) 268-4273

‘JUMP, JIVE & WAIL’ THE MUSIC OF LOUIS PRIMA: 6 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. Sunday, The Stage Door Canteen, The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. The cast of 10 brings to life legendary songs, musicians, vocals and dance. (504) 528-1943 or stagedoorcanteen.org

SATURDAY, SUNDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED): 1:30 p.m. Saturday, and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Lab Theatre, 18 Newcomb Place, New Orleans. Madcap men in tights as weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare’s plays. $15, general admission; $12, students/seniors. (504) 865-5106

SUNDAY

FRENCH MARKET ANNUAL BARTENDER AND WAITERS RACE: 4 p.m., Washington Artillery Park across from Jackson Square (700 Decatur St.), ends at Ursulines Avenue near the French Market arch, New Orleans. Brief parade at 3:45 p.m. featuring French costumed characters, a French vintage car and a brass band to clear the way for the racers.

TUESDAY-THURSDAY

ANAIS ST. JOHN PRESENTS THE AMERICAN SONGBOOK: 12:30 p.m., The Allways Theatre, 1030 Marigny St., New Orleans. The cabaret performance features classic songs from the American Songbook. $18. (504) 758-5590

WEDNESDAY

VICTORY BELLES’ ‘SPIRIT OF AMERICA’: 11:45 a.m., The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Red, white and blue celebration featuring a potpourri of songs from the Great American Song Book. Includes dining by Chef John Besh and the American Sector restaurant. $40. (504) 528-1943 or stagedoorcanteen.org Compiled by Emily Beck Cogburn