A compilation of arts events for the week ahead.

SUNDAY, AUG. 28

STAGED READING OF AUNTIE MAME: 2 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater Social Room, 7155 Florida Blvd. An afternoon of comedy and cocktails. $30, includes one free drink. Seating limited. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF: 2 p.m., Runnels School Auditorium, 17255 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. A Runnels Community Theater production. $15, adults; $12, students; $20, at the door. (225) 751-2192 or email a.dalrymple@runnels.org.

RABBIT HOLE AUDITIONS: 3-6 p.m., Pasqua Theater, 823 N. Felicity Ave., Gonzales. An Ascension Community Theatre drama production. Five characters will be cast. http://www.ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.

ARSENIC AND OLD LACE: 3 p.m., Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. Classic comedy. $10. Tickets available at Delaune’s, Paul’s Flowers and Accentrics of New Iberia. (337) 364-6114

ART DEFINES ART: 3 p.m., Stern Auditorium, New Orleans Museum of Art, One Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. Comedy examining various perspectives defining art. $16, general admission; $8, NOMA members and students. http://www.noma.eventbrite.com.

ACROBAT, AERIALIST SHOW: 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., Beau Rivage Resort and Casino, 875 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, Miss. New Ezuru, an international cast of acrobats, aerialists, artists and comedians. Family entertainment. $9.95-$19.95. http://www.beaurivage.com.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL AUDITIONS: 6:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas tale. Open to adults (ages 15 and up); children’s auditions will be at a later date. http://www.brlt.org.

MONDAY, AUG. 29

RABBIT HOLE AUDITIONS: 6-8 p.m., Pasqua Theater, 823 N. Felicity Ave., Gonzales. Ascension Community Theatre drama production. Five characters will be cast. http://www.ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL AUDITIONS: 7 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas tale. Open to adults (ages 15 and up); children’s auditions will be at a later date. http://www.brlt.org.

TUESDAY, AUG. 30

ACROBAT, AERIALIST SHOW: 7 p.m., Beau Rivage Resort and Casino, 875 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, Miss. New Ezuru, an international cast of acrobats, aerialists, artists and comedians. Family entertainment. $9.95-$19.95. http://www.beaurivage.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31

MUSIC AT MID-DAY: noon, fourth floor terrace, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Lunchtime concert. Free.

ACROBAT, AERIALIST SHOW: 7 p.m., Beau Rivage Resort and Casino, 875 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, Miss. New Ezuru, an international cast of acrobats, aerialists, artists and comedians. Family entertainment. $9.95-$19.95. http://www.beaurivage.com.

A NICE GATHERING AUDITIONS: 6 p.m., 121 S. Second St., Eunice. Four men and three women needed for the comedy. Also, people needed to assist with set decorations, backstage duties, and costuming. (337) 580-1787.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 1

THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT SERIES: 6 p.m., Pavilion of the Two Sisters, New Orleans Botanical Gardens, City Park, New Orleans. Native musician Phil Melancon performs. $8, adults; $3, children under 12.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 3

BATON ROUGE ARTS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 5th and Main streets. More than 50 artists featured, plus kids booth. (225) 344-8558.

MISS TRUDY’S TRAVELING TRUNK SHOW: 11 a.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Interactive program for young children and their families.