HOT COUTURE LATE NIGHT: 6 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle. The museum stays open late with Art on the Spot, live music by Joy Hart, performances by the New Orleans Drag Workshop, music and film screenings. $20, members free. (504) 658-4100.

"JUMANJI": 6 p.m., Rosenwald Playground, 1120 S. Broad St., New Orleans. NORDC Movies in the Park wraps up a screening of this new film starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart. Rain site is Rosenwald Rec Center. (504) 658-3013.

SEERSUCKER & SAZERACS: 7 p.m., Southern Hotel, 428 Boston St., Covington. St. Tammany Art Association fundraiser with food and beverages, silent auction and music. $75 advance, $100 door. (985) 892-8650.


"EXPLORING THE DIASPORA — HAITI": 6 p.m. Friday and Noon Saturday, Ashé Power House, 1731 Baronne St., New Orleans. Experience Haiti and its similarities to New Orleans. $10, $8 children. (504) 569-9070.

LOUISIANA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt War, New Orleans. Hear Carlos Miguel Prieto conduct the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and NOVA Masterworks vocalists perform Carl Orff's classic. $20 and up. (504) 523-6530.


MID-CITY BAYOU BOOGALOO: 5 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, 500 N. Jefferson Davis Parkway, New Orleans. Music, food, and an arts market against the backdrop of Bayou St. John.

PLAQUEMINES PARISH SEAFOOD AND HERITAGE FESTIVAL: 6 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, F. Edward Hebert Boulevard, Belle Chasse. Visitors enjoy local seafood and other food specialties plus live music and carnival rides.


ARMED FORCES DAY: 9 a.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Current military and veterans are admitted free for the day to the galleries. Ticket purchase required for "Beyond All Boundaries and Mission: USS Tang Submarine Experience," $6 each. Also featuring live music and commemorative ceremonies. (504) 528-1944.

JUMPIN' INTO SUMMER: 10 a.m., Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire St., Covington. Start the season with a pony rodeo, storywalk, kids' magic show and summer activities. (985) 892-1873.

LOUISIANA VETERANS’ FESTIVAL: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Heritage Park, 1701 Bayou Lane, Slidell. A day of tribute and honor for Louisiana veterans with car show, amusement rides and entertainment. $15; free for veterans and ages 12 and under.

INSECT ADVENTURES: 1 p.m., Audubon Wilderness Park, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, 14001 Patterson Road, New Orleans. Learn about local insects while hiking the trails. Registration required. Ages 6 and up. $70, $60 members. (504) 587-2109.

HAITIAN FLAG DAY: 2 p.m., Norman Playground, 3301 Eton St., New Orleans. Celebration of culture and heritage of Haiti, with music and dance. (954) 934-4055.

BUGS & BREW FOR DREW: 3 p.m., Fulton at Poydras streets, New Orleans. Fundraiser for Drew Rodrigue Foundation with crawfish cooking contest, live music and more. Free, $5 a la carte, $60 all-access Cajun Pass.

ASHÉ SPRING ARTIST SHOWCASE: 4 p.m., Roux Carré, 2000 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Featuring works from visual artist Wanda Wiggins and jazz from Starte Notes. (504) 569-9070.

VOLKSFEST 2018: 5 p.m., Deutsches Haus, 1023 Ridgewood Drive, Metairie. German festival to celebrate the start of summer, including maypole dancing and German cuisine. $6, members and under 12 free.

ONCE UPON A PARTY: 4:30 p.m., Central City BBQ, 1201 S. Rampart St., New Orleans. Fundraiser for Communities in Schools, with music and food. For all ages. $15 child, $45 adult, $100 family of four.

ABITA SPRINGS OPRY: 7 p.m., Abita Springs Town Hall, 22161 Level St. Musical evening akin to the "Grand Ole Opry," with Last Chance Bluegrass band, Daryl, Daryl, Daryl and my Cousin Daryl country band, Sheryl Cormier Cajun band and Miss Sophie Lee with jazz. $18. (985) 892-0711.


MARIGNY HOME TOUR: Noon, Washington Square Park, 700 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. Spring tour including after party in Den of Muses featuring Krewe du Vieux floats, music and refreshments. $25, $20 members.

FRENCH QUARTER COURTYARD AND HOME TOUR: 2 p.m., 1850 House Museum Store, 523 St. Ann St., New Orleans. Friends of the Cabildo annual fundraiser with a self-guided tour of five homes and courtyards in the lower sections of the Vieux Carré. $25, $20 members.

LONGUE VUE CONTRA DANCE: 4:15 p.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. American folk and social dance with music and lessons from High Cotton. $7. (504) 293-4721.


NEW ORLEANS WINE AND FOOD EXPERIENCE: Various locations, New Orleans. From vintner dinners to wine strolls, seminars to grand tastings, this gourmand’s paradise is a five-day event packed with the flavors of the city. Events kick off with wine dinners at various restaurants.


COOL ZOO AT AUDUBON ZOO: Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Water park includes Gator Run lazy river, slips, spouts and soakers. For all ages. Open weekends through May 26. $12, $10 members, in addition to zoo admission. (504) 861-2537.

"WALTZING THE MUSE: THE PAINTINGS OF JAMES MICHALOPOULOS": 6 p.m., Ogden Museum Of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. A retrospective on the local artist will be the subject of an opening reception. Through July 16. (504) 539-9650.

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Compiled by Marchaund Jones.