- SINGING FOR MOVEMENT BUILDING WORKSHOP: 6 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. This workshop will focus on the role that singing has played historically in organizing and movement-building in African American communities. Participants will share stories, learn songs and compose short vocal pieces combining elements of spirituals, freedom songs, blues, and spoken word that tell personal and collective stories of resistance and struggle.
- COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m., Covington City Hall, 609 North Columbia St., Covington. Food demo by Shah Kinjal will present Vegetarian Punjabi Food for the tasting at the Market. Music performance by We 3 beginning at 9:30 a.m.
- GREATER NEW ORLEANS PAGAN PRIDE DAY: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Washington Square Park, 700 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans.
- PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St., New Orleans. A Halloween-themed market. 50+ vendors offer a wide array of costumes & masks, creative art, handmade jewelry and crafts, homemade goodies, vintage clothes & collectibles, used books and flea market finds in a bustling neighborhood setting.
- “BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD” WITH LIVE SCORE: 8 p.m., Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans. The screening will be accompanied by a live score performed by the 25-piece Worldless Music Orchestra. Ryan McAdams will conduct the musical performance, which also features the Lost Bayou Ramblers.
- 5 PRESS GALLERY: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 5 Press Gallery, 5 Press St., New Orleans. Brandan Odums brings common themes of his murals into a gallery context. In addition to painting, the exhibition will focus on artworks created on the spray cans used for his street art installations. The exhibit runs through November 7th.
- DAVID BORGERDING “RECENT SCULPTURE” EXHIBITION: 10 a.m. Callan Contemporary, 518 Julia St., New Orleans. Runs from Oct. 1-Oct. 31. In his third solo exhibition with Callan Contemporary, David Borgerding presents a collection of fabricated bonze sculptures that marry intricate planning and detail with a sense of spontaneity, lyricism, and freedom.
- 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.
- CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER “REVERB PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE”: 900 Camp St., New Orleans. This exhibition runs through Nov. 1 and features local artists exploring the evolution of art and artistic practices in New Orleans and its surrounding region over the last decade. Admission is $8-$10. (504) 528-3805 or cacno.org
- THE BOTANICAL GARDEN THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT: 5 p.m., Pavilion of the Two Sisters, City Park, New Orleans. Concert series. Gates open at 5 p.m.; music starts at 6 p.m. Admission is $10. Parking is free.
- HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION: 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. “From Winnfield to Washington: The Life and Career of Huey P. Long” runs through Oct. 11 and is an exhibit of more than 140 documents, maps, objects and photographs from THNOC’s holdings, including several never-before-exhibited items. (504) 523-4662 or hnoc.org
Inside Art Invisible Ping & Absence and Presence: 10 a.m., Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400A Julia St. New Orleans. Runs through Oct. 31. See new paintings and collages by Brian Guidry and new drawings and paintings by Monica Zeringue.
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
NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students serve brunch: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Press Street Gardens, 7 Press St. between Dauphine & Burgundy, New Orleans. NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students serve brunch every Saturday.
- OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. “Self-Taught, Outsider & Visionary Art from the Permanent Collection” runs through Nov. 7. (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. The exhibit runs through Dec. 4, 2016.
- “STAGE KISS” BY SARAH RUHL: 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday. Ashé Power House, 1731 Baronne St., New Orleans. A charming play-within-a-play, “Stage Kiss” reveals a frisky insider’s view of how love can unexpectedly happen both on and off the stage. Tickets can be purchased online at southernrep.com
Compiled by Marchaund Jones