New Orleans calendar for Nov. 20-26, 2015 _lowres

Photo by John Barrios -- From left, Madison Kerth, Johnny Lee Missakian, Christian Collins and Trina Beck star in Rivertown Theater's production of 'The Addams Family.'

FRIDAY

  • CONCERTS IN THE COURTYARD WITH LITTLE FREDDIE KING: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. A popular outdoor music series with a performance from blues musician Little Freddie King. Admission is $10, free for THNOC members, and includes three beverages. Guests must be 21 or older to enter. In the event of rain, visit www.hnoc.org or call (504) 523-4662 for updates.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

  • ‘THE MUTILATED’: 7:30 p.m., The Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Directed by Cosmin Chivu, legendary avant-garde performer Mink Stole, and New Orleans favorite Donna Duplantier will star in the New Orleans revival of The Mutilated, with original jazz music by Jesse Selengut, performed by a band featuring Louis Ford.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • ‘THE ADDAMS FAMILY’ : 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. on Sundays, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Show will run through Nov. 22. Enjoy the Broadway hit musical, which features an unforgettable cast of characters who entertained us weekly on television during the mid 1960s.

SATURDAY

  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Covington City Hall, 609 North Columbia St., Covington. Food demo byText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Eric AquistapaceText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color of Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket and music byText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Sweet Jones.

KAYAKING THE BAYOU: 9 A.M., 11 A.M., 1 P.M., AND 3 P.M., NORTHLAKE NATURE CENTER, 23135 U.S. 190, MANDEVILLE. MASSEY’S PROFESSIONAL OUTFITTER DAVID WOODARD WILL BRING ALL THE GEAR AND TEACH YOU ALL THE BASICS OF KAYAKING AND THEN GUIDE SEVERAL GROUPS THROUGHOUT THE DAY ON A TOUR OF THE BAYOU. SPACE IS LIMITED. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. $5 FOR MEMBERS, NON-MEMBERS-$10. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (985) 626-1238.

VINEAUX ON DA BAYOU: 2 P.M.-5 P.M., PEARL WINE CO., 3700 ORLEANS AVE., NEW ORLEANS. A WINE TASTING EVENT THAT WILL PREPARE MID-CITY RESIDENTS FOR THE UPCOMING HOLIDAY SEASON BY EMBRACING THIS MAGICAL TIME OF THE YEAR. TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE AT VINEAUXONDABAYOU.COM FOR $35.

DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM: 8 P.M., THE MAHALIA JACKSON THEATER, 1419 BASIN ST., NEW ORLEANS. A BOLD AND DAZZLING EVENING OF BALLETS, THE NEXT GENERATION OF DTH ARTISTS CONTINUES THE COMPANY’S EXTRAORDINARY LEGACY OF BREAKING BOUNDARIES AND TRANSFORMING LIVES.

MONDAY

  • STORYWALK: Noon, Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Walk the trails at the Northlake Nature Center while reading an interactive story along the way. No reservations required. Free to the public. Bring a snack or lunch to enjoy a picnic before or after.

TUESDAY

  • MOONLIGHT HIKE AND MARSHMALLOW MELT: 4:40 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Take a quiet walk under the full moon. Bring your own flashlight, sticks will be provided for pleasant surprise. Space is limited. Reservations Required. Free for members, non-members-$5. Call (985) 626-1238.

TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY

  • BUGGY FEAST AT HOPPY THANKSGIVING: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, 423 Canal St., New Orleans. Enjoy traditional dishes with a particularly exotic flair including turkey with cornbread and mealworm stuffing, wax worm cranberry sauce and cricket pumpkin pie. The tastings are included with regular Butterfly Garden and Insectarium admission. Advanced tickets are recommended and can be purchased by visiting auduboninstitute.org or at any Audubon Nature Institute attraction.

ONGOING

  • 5 PRESS GALLERY: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 5 Press Gallery, 5 Press St., New Orleans.

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  • THE KATRINA DECADE ‘IMAGES OF AN ALTERED CITY’: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, The Historic New Orleans Collection’s Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for Louisiana Art, 400 Chartres St., New Orleans. The display presents 77 photographs of New Orleans’s ongoing recovery, taken by David G. Spielman, and runs through Jan. 9, 2016. hnoc.org

Exhibition ‘It’s Only Natural Flora and Fauna in Louisiana Decorative Arts’: THNOC’s Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, through Nov. 28. Admission is free. Curator-led tours will take place at noon each Tuesday during the run of the exhibition.

Josephine Sacabo — Juana and the Structures of Reverie: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., A Gallery for Fine Photography, 241 Chartres St., New Orleans. On view through Jan. 1.

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, 2016, in the Joe W. and Dorothy D. Brown Foundation Special Exhibit Gallery. nationalww2museum.org

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

THE PRESBYTERE: 751 Chartres St., New Orleans. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. “From the Big Apple to the Big Easy: Two Carnival Artists,” focuses on artists Helen Clark Warren and John Scheffler, both of whom lived and worked in New York.

RHINO presents ‘UPcycle — Reuse, Reconstruct, Reconfigure’: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Rhino Contemporary Craft Company, 333 Canal St., New Orleans. The exhibit will be on view through Nov. 22. The show will feature pieces made by gallery artists in glass, metal, wood, fiber, clay and found objects.

Saturdays with yoga: 9 a.m.-10 a.m., Press Street Gardens, 7 Press St., New Orleans. Classes are $8 per person (with a small surcharge for credit card payments). Students should bring their own mats and anything else they like to use for their practice. Classes are led by Thomas Q. Sims, certified Jivamukti instructor, weather permitting.

Compiled by Marchaund Jones