- FIRST FRIDAYS ON THE FERRY: 3 p.m.-9 p.m., Canal Street Ferry, New Orleans. Trip to Algiers Point. $2 each way. Exact change required.
- WINGS AND WINE: 7 p.m., Wild Bird Center, 2033 N. U.S. 190, Covington. A wings slideshow of local birds and their toys with wine tasting, contests, coffee and more. (985) 626-1238 or www.northlakenature.org
- HOUSE OF SHOCK: 8 p.m.-11:30 p.m., 319 Butterworth St., Jefferson. Haunted house and outdoor festival. $25, general admission; $45, VIP fast pass (online) and $50 (at the door). http://www.houseofshock.com/#
- MYSTERIOUS WISTERIAS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m.-2 p.m, Sunday, Stage Door Canteen, National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A murder mystery event starring Ricky Graham. (504) 528-1943 or www.stagedoorcanteen.org
- THE MORTUARY HAUNTED HOUSE: 7 p.m.-11 p.m., 4800 Canal St., New Orleans. $25, general admission; $35, VIP. themortuary.net
- BEGINNERS BIRD HIKE: 8 a.m., Fairview-Riverside State Park, 119 Fairview Drive, Madisonville. An introduction to birding and a presentation on the survival adaptations for various species. (985) 792-4652
COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORA.M.-NOON, COVINGTON CITY HALL, 609 N. COLUMBIA ST. COVINGTONFARMERSMARKET.ORG
- ART FOR ART’S SAKE: Noon-9 p.m., CAC Galleries, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. More than 100 galleries, shops, and restaurants are participating. Free. (504) 528-3805 or www.cacno.org/afas
- ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Callan Contemporary, 518 Julia St., New Orleans. Reception for Raine Bedsole’s “Imagined Stories” exhibit.
- “BROOMSTICK”: 8 p.m. 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
- CHICAGO - THE MUSICAL: 7:30 p.m., Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans. $25 and up. (800) 982-2787 or www.saengernola.com
- THE VICTORY BELLES PRESENT AMERICA’S WARTIME SWEETHEARTS: 11:45 a.m., The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters. $40. (504) 528-1943 or www.stagedoorcanteen.org
NATURE WALK AND TITIVATION: 1 P.M., NORTHLAKE NATURE CENTER, 23135 U.S. 190, MANDEVILLE. (985) 626-1238 OR RUE@NORTHLAKENATURE.ORG
- BOOK SIGNING AND RECEPTION: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. Author Donald Peter Moriarty II will sign copies of “A Fine Body of Men: The Orleans Light Horse, Louisiana Calvry, 1861-1865.” (504) 598-7147 or www.hnoc.org
- DOCUMENTARY SCREENING: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Solomon Victory Theatre, National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Screening of “Good Luck Soup.” (504) 528-1944 ext. 229
- HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION: 410 Chartres St. “From Cameo to Close Up: Louisiana in Film,” through Nov. 26. (504) 523-4662
National World War II Museum: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. “From Barbed Wire to Battlefields, Japanese American Experiences in WWII” exhibit. nationalww2museum.org
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
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
- NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 Collins Diboll Circle. “Alexis Rockman: Drawings from Life of Pi,” through Sunday, Oct. 12. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Mondays.
White Glove Wednesdays: 9 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, 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
Tribute to the Andrews Sisters: 11:45 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. The Victory Belles pay tribute to the famed WWII singing group. (504) 528-1943
Compiled by Leslie D. Rose