FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Art on the Spot family activity, a '60s dance party, live numbers from Summer Lyric's production of "Hairspray" plus a viewing of the film, Latin Cuisine and appearances by Abita Queen Bees and the Priscillas of the Krewe of Rolling Elvi. (504) 658-4100. noma.org.
LAGNIAPPE CLASSIC DOG SHOW: 8 a.m., Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. American Kennel Club all-breed dog features a variety of dogs competing in various categories, all headed for "best in show." akc.org.
SATCHMO SUMMER FEST: Noon, New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Three days of entertainment, food and fun in celebration of Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong's birthday on several stages and other spots. $5. Children ages 12 and under get in free. (504) 522-5730. fqfi.org.
GREAT AMERICAN SEAFOOD COOK-OFF: 11:30 a.m., Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans. Professional chefs vie in staggered heats of a cooking competition as part of the Louisiana Restaurant Association Show. $10. greatamericanseafoodcookoff.com.
"COOK LIKE A NEW ORLEANIAN": 3:30 p.m., Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 1504 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Chef Toya Boudy signs and demonstrates from her first cookbook. (504) 267-7490. natfab.org.
WHITE LINEN NIGHT: 5:30 p.m., 300 to 700 Block of Julia Street, and the Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Art openings, music, food and fun throughout the downtown area, with special by-ticket events at the CAC. cacno.org.
GALA OF THE ROYAL HORSES — CAROUSEL OF DREAMS: 7:30 p.m., UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. Live performance featuring horses and the story of girl who explores the magic of her dreams. (504) 280-7222. arena.uno.edu.
4-H GREAT AMERICAN SEAFOOD COOK-OFF: 11 a.m., Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans. Members of 4-H vie in staggered heats of a cooking competition as part of the Louisiana Restaurant Association Show. $10. greatamericanseafoodcookoff.com.
SUNDAY SWING: 1:30 p.m. lesson, 2:30 p.m. live music; BB's Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Instructions and local swing bands provide afternoon adventure. $10, free for members. (504) 528-1944, ext. 267. nationalww2museum.org.
KREWE OF PANDORA MEET & GREET: 6 p.m., Mellow Mushroom, 3131 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Jefferson ladies Carnival organization hosts open event for women age 21 and over. kreweofpandora.org.
THE HAYRIDE SUMMER DINNER: 6 p.m., Metairie Country Club, 580 Woodvine Ave., Metairie. Speakers and discourse on state and national politics. $80. thehayride.com.
LAGNIAPPE — THE 2017 NABJ CONVENTION WELCOME AFFAIR: 9 p.m., Masquerade Nightclub, Harrah's Casino, 8 Canal St., New Orleans. Kickoff event for National Association of Black Journalists' national convention. $20 and up. nabjconvention.com/events.cfm.
Visit theadvocate.com/new_orleans for more events and a complete listing of what's going on this weekend.
Compiled by Marchaund Jones