New Orleans Area for Dec. 28, 2012

Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKERDrew, 7,  and Kylee Seitz walk through the Celebration in the Oaks lights display at City Park in New Orleans. The display can be viewed through Tuesday, Jan. 1. For more information, go to http://www.celebrationintheoaks.com. Show caption
Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKERDrew, 7, and Kylee Seitz walk through the Celebration in the Oaks lights display at City Park in New Orleans. The display can be viewed through Tuesday, Jan. 1. For more information, go to http://www.celebrationintheoaks.com.

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. 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.
  • 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 recommended. (504) 528-1943 or http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

SATURDAY, DEC. 29

  • COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Music by Brian Bonura beginning at 9:30 a.m., fresh produce, seafood, meat and dairy products, herbs, baked goods, tamales, plants, crafts and more. http://www.cityofcovingtonla.com.
  • ART IN MOTION: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., New Orleans Healing Center, 2362 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Indoor artist market with fine art, crafts and fashion along with live demonstrations. For more information, email info@spuncrossroads.com.
  • 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 recommended. (504) 528-1943 or http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

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.
  • 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.

TUESDAY, JAN. 1, 2013

  • 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.

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.

ONGOING

  • THE 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 Jan. 6, 2013. (504) 920-3980 or http://www.nolafront.org.
  • 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 2013. (504) 568-6968 or http://www.crt.state.la.us/museum/properties/cabildo.aspx.
  • ZEITGEIST MULTI-DISCIPLINARY ARTS CENTER: 1618 Oretha Castle Hailey Blvd., New Orleans. Film schedule: Tai Chi Zero, Wednesday through Thursday, through Jan. 3 at 7:30 p.m. (closed on New Year’s Eve) and Bones Brigade, an autobiography and skateboard documentary, 5:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. daily. $8, adults; $7, students and seniors; $6, Zietgeist members and children 16 and younger. http://www.zeitgeistinc.net or (504) 352-1150.
  • NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Guests Of The Third Reich: The New Orleans Area calendar is a listing of events taking place in New Orleans and surrounding areas from Dec. 28, 2012-Jan. 3, 2013.
  • AMERICAN POWS IN EUROPE, THROUGH FEB. 3, 2013. HTTP://www.nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • EW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: One Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Make Yourself at Home, works by Jim Richard, through Feb. 24, 2013; ‘FOREVER’ Mural by Odili Donald Odita, through October 2013; Ida Kohlmeyer: 100th Anniversary Highlights, through Feb. 10, 2013; Lifelike, through Jan. 27, 2013. (504) 658-4100 or http://noma.org.