Photo by Matthew Murphy -- Julia Udine plays Christine Daaé and Cooper Grodin is The Phantom, in 'The Phantom of the Opera,' which opens Wednesday at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans.


  • GHOSTLY GALLIVANT FUNDRAISER: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 1850 House Museum Store, Jackson Square, New Orleans. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cabildo, the tours will run every hour. The Friends will also host its Gala at the Cabildo from 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. (504) 523-3939 or
  • WESTWEGO FARMERS AND FISHERIES MARKET: noon, Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market, 484 Sala Ave., Westwego. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. (504) 341-9803
  • ABITA SPRINGS TOWN HALLOWEEN PARTY: 5 p.m., Abita Town Hall, 22161 Level St., Abita Spring. Trunk or treat. (985) 892-0711 or
  • EAT, DRINK AND BE SCARY COSTUME PARTY: 6:30 p.m., The Cabildo, Jackson Square, 701 Chartres St., New Orleans. Costumes encouraged. $40. (504) 523-3939 or
  • JIM MONAGHAN’S 19TH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARADE: 6:30 p.m., Molly’s at the Market, 1107 Decatur St., New Orleans. Carriage parade through French Quarter. (504) 525-5169 or
  • COLUMBIA STREET BLOCK PARTY: 6:30 p.m., Columbia Street, downtown Covington. (985) 892-1873 or
  • ‘I’D RATHER BE RICH!’: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Fred Roberts’ comedy about how friends are affected by the desire for wealth. $20. (504) 862-7529 or
  • LESTAT CORONATION BALL FEATURING ANNE RICE: 8 p.m., The Republic, 828 S. Peters St., New Orleans. Part of Anne Rice Vampire Lestat Fan Club’s Undead Con 2014. $75.


  • ‘BROOMSTICK’: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. The story of one woman who hovers in the shadowy space between good, evil, fantasy and reality. (504) 522-6545
  • MYSTERIOUS WISTERIAS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Stage Door Canteen, The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A murder mystery event starring Ricky Graham. (504) 528-1943 or


  • NORTHSHORE GLADIATOR GAMES: 7 a.m. Fritchie Park, 901 Howze Beach Road, Slidell. A day of athletic events, include races, softball, basketball, tug-of-war, obstacle courses. (504) 305-7563 or
  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. (985) 892-1873 or
  • COVINGTON ART MARKET: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire St., Covington.
  • VICTORY CORPS SATURDAY: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. War history through a hands-on program. (504) 528-1944 or
  • ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN SOCIETY FESTIVAL: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Food, music, entertainment. With zoo admission.
  • ALL SAINTS’ DAY FAMILY PROGRAM: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., The Cabildo, 701 Chartres St., New Orleans. Free.
  • BUCCANEER BASH: 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., The Old US Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans.
  • SON OF A SAINT GALA: 6 p.m., reception; 7 p.m., dinner, Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier St., New Orleans. Benefit for youth program. (504) 421-9144 or
  • A TOAST TO OUR HEROES K9S FOR WARRIORS EVENT: 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Deutsches Haus, 1023 Ridgewood Drive, Metairie. Food, wine and beer tasting fundraiser to provide service dogs for wounded soldiers. (504) 432-2873 or


  • THE ENDLESS NIGHT NOLA: House of Blues, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. Events include the Vampire Meet & Greet, the New Orleans Vampire Court, Vampire Theatre, the New Orleans Vampire Ball and the Masque Inner Sanctum. Tickets start at $75.


  • STAINED GLASS TOUR: 2 p.m.-5 p.m., departs and returns to Our Lady of Prompt Succor, 2320 Paris Road, Chalmette. Explore stained glass artistry in St. Bernard Parish churches and courthouse. $25. (504) 581-7032 or
  • DAY OF CHAMPIONS CRUISE: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m., The Steamboat Natchez, New Orleans. Cruise with Ringside International & World Amateur Boxing Champions Wayne Boudreaux Jr. and Yvonne Flores. Reservations required. (504) 569-1401.
  • TRINITY ARTIST SERIES: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. New Orleans Concert Band “Clarinet Choir” plays Mozart, Bize, Ravel, Kern, Holst. (504) 522-0276 or


  • EXHIBIT OPENING: The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. ‘Andrew Jackson: Hero of New Orleans.’
  • WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m.-noon, The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Curator Eric Rivet leads the program on the uniforms and equipment used by American and German soldiers during World War II. Free with general admission. (504) 528-1944 ext. 288
  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Covington Trailhead at East Lockwood and North New Hampshire streets, Covington. (985) 892-1873


  • ‘THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA’: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sundays. Presented by Broadway in New Orleans, composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, starring Cooper Grodin in the title role and featuring Ben Jacoby and Julia Udine. Directed by Laurence Connor. $45-$155. (800) 218-7469 or


  • CALLAN CONTEMPORARY: 519 Julia St., New Orleans. New paintings and sculpture by George Dunbar.

Historic New Orleans Collection: 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. “From Cameo to Close Up: Louisiana in Film,” through Nov. 26. (504) 523-4662

The Joan Mitchell Center: 1000 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. “JMC@Prospect.3” exhibit to showcase biennial artists McArthur Binion, Los Jaichackers, Akosua Adoma Owusu and Hayal Pozanti. Ends Jan. 25.

Louisiana landmarks society and pilot house: 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Fridays, 1440 Moss St., New Orleans. Special tours: 19th Century Mourning & Interment Customs. Until Nov. 21. $30. (504) 482-0312

National World War II Museum: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. “From Barbed Wire to Battlefields, Japanese American Experiences in WWII” exhibit.

Otis house museum: 119 Fairview Drive, Madisonville. “Victorian Mourning Customs.” $4, general admission; free, seniors older than 62 and children younger than 12. (985) 792-4652

Compiled by Leslie D. Rose