FRIDAY

  • FRIDAY NIGHT AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle. Art on the Spot, music by Dave Jordan, film “Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance,” 7:30 p.m. (504) 658-4100 or noma.org

SATURDAY

  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Cooking demo by chefs Nealy Crawford-Frentz and Keith Frentz. Music by Chris Talley. (985) 892-1873 or covingtonfarmersmarket.org
  • “ACADIE THEN AND NOW — A PEOPLE’S HISTORY” AUTHOR EVENT: 9 a.m., Loyola University College of Law, Main Building 308, 7214 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Warren Perrin speaks about his new collection of 65 articles by 55 authors on thee Acadians and Cajuns in America today. (504) 897-6101 or acadianmuseum.com
  • FREE SATURDAY: 11 a.m.-noon, Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Free admission and a chance to learn about various holidays and treats. This month, Chinese New Year. (504) 569-0405 or southernfood.org
  • “ROSIE DAY”: 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m., Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, 1751 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. In conjunction with Louisiana Derby Preview Day presented by Lamarque Ford to honor jockey Rosie Napravnik. FairGroundsRaceCourse.com
  • THE 250TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF BEAUSOLEIL AND THE ACADIANS: 1:30 p.m., Old US Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. There will be music and a reception. (337) 233-5832
  • COOKIES AND COCKTAILS: 7:30 p.m., Harrah’s Theater, 228 Poydras St., New Orleans. Inaugural benefit for Girl Scouts. Food, silent auction and music. $60 or $100 couple. (504) 355-5885 or gsle.org

SUNDAY

  • TRINITY ARTIST SERIES: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. The U.S. Air Force Bank of the West, Dimensions in Blue, jazz big band will perform. (504) 522-0276 or trinityartistseries.com
  • OSCAR SCREENING PARTY: 6 p.m., Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St., New Orleans. Watch the annual awards on the big screen, sponsored by the New Orleans Film Society. $20 members; $25 nonmembers. (504) 309-6633 or neworleansfilmsociety.org
  • TRINITY JAZZ VESPERS: 9 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Jazz artists Charmaine Neville and Amasa Miller will perform. (504) 522-0276 or trinityartistseries.com

MONDAY

  • CHORAL AUDITIONS FOR CRESCENT CITY SOUND CHORUS: 7 p.m., Music Room, Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave., New Orleans. Auditions for new members of local chapter of Sweet Adelines International women’s chorus. (504) 442-7449, (985) 898-0951 or crescentcitysound.com

TUESDAY

  • ORGAN AND LABYRINTH AND CANDLELIGHT: 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Music director Albinas Prizgintas performs classical to rock to pop on the 5,000-pipe organ. (504) 670-2520 or albinas.org

WEDNESDAY

  • WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. By museum admission. (504) 528-1944, ext. 288 or nationalww2museum.org

NATURE WALK AND TIVITATION: 1 P.M., NORTHLAKE NATURE CENTER, 23135 U.S. 190, MANDEVILLE. A TWO-HOUR GUIDED WALK IN THE WOODS. (985) 626-1238

THURSDAY

  • “BECOMING//BLACK”: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Cafe Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Book release party and reading for Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa. FreeQuencySpeaks.com

ONGOING

  • HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION: 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. “Andrew Jackson: Hero of New Orleans,” through March 29. “Recent Acquisitions in Louisiana Art, 2010-2014,” through May 2. (504) 523-4662
  • NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. “From Barbed Wire to Battlefields, Japanese American Experiences in WWII” exhibit. “Manufacturing Victory - The Arsenal of Democracy.” The exhibit examines how the unprecedented drive of great leaders and industry brought America out of the Great Depression and united citizens on the home front. Through May 31. nationalww2museum.org

NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. “Josephine Sacabo:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Salutations,” through April 5; “Photo-Unrealism” and “Emmet Gowin:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself,” through March 15; and “Degas’ Little Dancer,” through March 1. (504) 658-4100 or noma.org

OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. “The Gasperi Collection:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Self-taught, Outsider and Visionary Art,” through Sunday; and “Mark Steinmetz:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color South,” through May 10. (504) 539-9650 or ogdenmuseum.org

Compiled by Leslie D. Rose