FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • “A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE MUSICAL”: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Main Stage, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Adults, $37; seniors, $35; and students and active military, $32. (504) 461-9475 or RivertownTheatres.com
  • “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Marquette Theatre, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. A Southern Rep Theatre presentation of the Charles Dickens classic. Adults, $25; children younger than 12, $12.50. (504) 522-6545

AMAZING ACRO-CATS: 7 P.M., ALL WAYS THEATRE, 2240 ST. CLAUDE AVE., NEW ORLEANS. PERFORMING FELINES PRESENT “MEOWY CATMAS” WITH PORTION OF PROCEEDS GOING TO JEFFERSON SPCA. (504) 218-5578 OR THEALLWAYSLOUNGE.NET

  • TWELFTH NIGHT: 7:30 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, The Great Hall, 1 Collins Diboll Circle. A comedy by William Shakespeare. $24 or $18 for members. noma.org

FRIDAY-MONDAY

  • ROYAL TEDDY BEAR TEA: 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Royal Sonesta New Orleans, 300 Bourbon St., New Orleans. A high tea presentation with Christmas characters. General admission: $69, adults; $49, children. VIP experience: $85, adults; $65, children, includes a photo and commemorative tea cup for the children and champagne for the adults. Reservations required. (504) 553-2328

FRIDAY-DEC. 26

  • “MIRACLE ON FULTON STREET”: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Fulton Street, New Orleans. Dancing lights, winter décor, falling snow and a 30-foot Christmas tree. Other highlights of the month-long festive celebration include a gingerbread house replica of the St. Louis Cathedral and live music performances every Friday. miracleonfulton.com

FRIDAY-JAN. 3

SATURDAY

  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. (985) 892-1873 or covingtonfarmersmarket.org

LEE LANE CRAFT FAIR: LEE LANE, COVINGTON. LOCAL CRAFTS AND COLLECTIBLES. (985) 288-9609

PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 A.M.-4 P.M., 612 PIETY ST., NEW ORLEANS. INDOOR/OUTDOOR MARKET. (504) 269-3982

  • BOOK SIGNING: 2 p.m.-4 p.m., The Shop at The Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. Author Tina Freeman will sign and discuss her book “Artist Spaces, New Orleans.”

SUNDAY

  • NOVA CHORALE: LUCEAT, CONTEMPORARY CHRISTMAS MUSIC: 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Holy Name of Jesus Church, 6220 Lasalle Place, New Orleans. Free.

MONDAY

  • MOONLIGHT HIKE AND MARSHMALLOW MELT: 4:45 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. $5 or free for members. Reservations required. (985) 626-1238 or Rue@northlakenature.org
  • HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: 6 p.m.-midnight, House of Blues, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans. Presented by the NOCCA Institute, House of Blues and the family of Daniel Price to benefit the Daniel Price Memorial Fund for Aspiring Artists. Patron party with silent auction, $127; and live music performances, $37. (504) 310-4999 or HOB.com/NewOrleans

WEDNESDAY

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

ONGOING

  • CALLAN CONTEMPORARY: 519 Julia St., New Orleans. New paintings and sculpture by George Dunbar.
  • CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., weekends through Christmas, throughout downtown Covington. Shopping events, musicians, refreshments and door prizes. covla.com
  • HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION: 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. “Andrew Jackson: Hero of New Orleans,” through March 29. (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. joanmitchellfoundation.org
  • MARTIN LAWRENCE GALLERIES: 433 Royal St., New Orleans. “The Works of Erte & Artist Mark Kostabi,” until Jan. 1. martinlawrence.com
  • 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

Compiled by Leslie D. Rose