FRIDAY

  • ‘GREETINGS, FROM QUEER MOUNTAIN’: 7:30 p.m., The New Movement Nola, 2706 St. Claude Ave. New Orleans. A LQBT storytelling/stand-up showcase. Tickets are $5 online and $8 at the door. newmovementtheater.com
  • ‘LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS’: 8 p.m., Cutting Edge Theater, 767 Robert Blvd., Slidell. A comedy horror rock musical about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. Tickets and more information available at Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Coloreventbrite.com Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color
  • BIG EASY FESTIVAL OF LAUGHS: 8 p.m., Lakefront Arena, UNO East Campus, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. Mike Epps, Earthquake, Sommore, Tommy Davidson and Gary Owen bring their hilarious style to New Orleans in this comedy show. Tickets are $89 and up. arena.uno.edu Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color

‘ELYSIAN FIELDS FOREVER,’ A BEATLEMANIACAL CABARET: 10 P.M., THE ALLWAYS LOUNGE & THEATRE, 2240 ST. CLAUDE AVE., NEW ORLEANS. ENJOY SPECIAL SOLO PERFORMANCES AND BRAND NEW INSPIRED COLLABORATIONS. GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS ARE $10. VIP RESERVED SEATING IS $30. MORE INFO AT TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORWWW.EVENTBRITE.COM/

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • LOVE TAPS’: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Feb. 27; 2 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 28; Nims Black Box Theatre, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. Narrative works of dance theater through tap and live music in a cabaret setting. Tickets are $18 and up. theatreontap.com

‘KINKY BOOTS’: 8 P.M. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, 2 P.M. SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, AND 7:30 P.M. SUNDAY; SAENGER THEATRE, 1111 CANAL ST., NEW ORLEANS. THE BROADWAY HIT, BASED ON THE FILM OF THE SAME NAME, BRINGS THE MUSIC OF CYNDI LAUPER AND WORDS OF HARVEY FIERSTEIN TO THE STAGE IN THIS DELIGHTFUL SHOW. TICKETS ARE $30 AND UP. (504) 525-1052. SAENGERNOLA.COM

JAZZ AND HERITAGE FILM FESTIVAL: SHOWTIMES VARY, GEORGE AND JOYCE WEIN JAZZ & HERITAGE CENTER, 1225 N. RAMPART ST., NEW ORLEANS. THE EVENT INCLUDES FILM SCREENINGS, PANEL DISCUSSION AND MUSIC. JAZZANDHERITAGE.ORG

‘VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE’: 8 P.M. FRIDAY. ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCES 8 P.M. SATURDAYS, 2:30 P.M. SUNDAYS; THROUGH FEB. 28. NINETY THEATRE, 880 LAFAYETTE ST., MANDEVILLE. SEE THIS TONY WINNER FOR BEST PLAY ABOUT THREE MIDDLE-AGED SIBLINGS. (884) 843-3090. FACEBOOK.COM/30BYNINETY

SATURDAY

  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Cooking demo by Chefs Keith and Nealy Frentz and music by Chris Talley.
  • 504K 2016: 8:30 a.m., 3036 Chartres St., New Orleans. A race for all New Orleans benefitting Youth Run NOLA. Registration is $25.
  • MONSTER JAM: 7 p.m., Mercedes-Benz Superdome, 1500 Sugar Bowl Drive, New Orleans. Monster trucks come to New Orleans for a one-day event. Tickets are $10 and up. Call (800) 745-3000, visit ticketmaster.com or monsterjam.com for more information.

SUNDAY

  • ST. BERNARD BRIDAL FESTIVAL: 3 p.m., St. Bernard Civic Center. 8245 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette. Brides will meet one-on-one with the best of the best in the wedding industry, from wedding gowns to flowers to caterers, event facilities, photographers, makeup artist, decorators, limousines, and even the ring. General admission starts at $10.
  • ‘SHOWDOWN IN DESIRE — THE DESIRE FOR HEALING’: 3 p.m. Sunday, Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. An original performance piece with Kathy Randels and Oliver Thomas inspired by the 1970 conflict between Black Panthers and police. Tickets are $30.
  • BRIDGE HOUSE/GRACE HOUSE RECYCLED FASHION SHOW: 6 p.m., Rock N Bowl, 3016 S Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Entertainment includes the Rolling Elvi and the Pussyfooters, food from more than 15 restaurants and a cash bar for all attendees. Tickets start at $25 and are available at bridgehouse.org or by calling (504) 821-7288.

MONDAY

  • MOONLIGHT HIKE AND MARSHMALLOW MELT: 5:20 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Take a quiet walk under the full moon. northlakenature.org

WEDNESDAY

  • NATURE WALK AND TITIVATION: 1 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Visit swamps, ponds, bayous, hardwoods forests and pineland habitats. northlakenature.org
  • FRED HERSCH TRIO: 7:30 p.m., NOCCA’s Freda Lupin Memorial Hall, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. Tickets to the event are $32 and can be purchased on Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Coloreventbrite.com Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color.

GOLDSTEIN-PELED-FITERSTEIN TRIO: 8 P.M., TULANE UNIVERSITY’S DIXON HALL, 6329 FRERET ST., NEW ORLEANS. THE ENSEMBLE’S PROGRAM WILL FEATURE CLASSICAL AND CONTEMPORARY SELECTIONS, INCLUDING WORKS FOR THE FULL TRIO BY BEETHOVEN, BRAHMS, AND WAGNER. SINGLE TICKETS ARE $35, WITH DISCOUNTS FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS ($18) AND STUDENTS ($5). FREE FOR TULANE STUDENTS.

ONGOING

  • AFRICAN DRUMMING WITH LUTHER GRAY: 4 p.m., George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center, 1225 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Learn the African drumming tradition in New Orleans. Runs through April 20.

‘At Home and at War New Orleans, 1914–1919’ Exhibition: The Historic New Orleans Collection Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. This exhibition displays the various sentiments throughout the city with letters, newspapers, film reels and records. Free. Through May 7.

‘Awash with Color — Seldom-Seen Watercolor Paintings by Louisiana Artists, 1789–1989’: The Historic New Orleans Collection Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. Features some of the institution’s extensive holdings in watercolors, which are displayed infrequently due to the delicate nature of the medium. Free. Through May 21.

A Chinese Lantern Festival: New Orleans Botanical Garden, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. See dozens of dazzlingly colorful lighted displays created at City Park by a team of 100 artisans and technical staff. Admission is $18 for adults, $12 for children 3 to 12, and free for children under 3. For more event details or to purchase tickets, visit cityparkpresentschinalights.com or call (504) 482-4888. Event will run from Tuesday through May 1.

Galerie Jochen Hempel: Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400A Julia St., New Orleans. Features the work of German artists such as Hartwig Ebersbach, Uwe Frauendorf and Gerhard Gäbler. Through Saturday.

‘Key-Sook Geum — Living Energy’: Callan Contemporary, 518 Julia St., New Orleans. Geum weaves delicately shaped webs of gold and black wire with pearl, coral, amber and crystal beads, transforming simple but luxuriant materials into a network of intersecting lines, planes and curves. Through Feb. 27.

‘Jacqueline Humphries’: Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Composed of entirely new works, the exhibition is the most extensive presentation to date of her silver and blacklight paintings. Through Feb. 28.

‘James Hoff — BRICKING’: Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Hoff’s recent “virus paintings” and sound works exhibit an inevitable development of his engagement with technology, popular and political culture, and the intentional and unintentional disruptions therein. Through Feb. 28.

MARDI GRAS INDIAN BEADWORK WITH CHIEF HOWARD MILLER: 4 p.m., George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center, 1225 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Learn how to design and create beadwork patches suitable to be part of a Mardi Gras Indian “suit.” All beads and other supplies will be provided. Runs through April 20.

National World War II Museum: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. “Fighting for the Right to Fight: African-American Experiences in World War II” will be shown through May 30. nationalww2museum.org

OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. (504) 539-9650 or ogdenmuseum.org

Tulane Contemporary Glass Exhibit: 6 p.m., The St. Tammany Art Association, 320 N. Columbia St., Covington. View works from professors, graduate students and former students of the glass art program at Tulane which has inspired and shaped the New Orleans’ glass art movement. The exhibit will be on display Saturday through April 2.

Compiled by Marchaund Jones