- COLUMBIA STREET BLOCK PARTY: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., City of Covington. covla.com
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
- “WHEN YA’ SMILIN’”: 8 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. A 10-year-old child’s recollection of a year living in the Ninth Ward of New Orleans. Directed by Ricky Graham. $27-$32. (504) 461-9475 or RivertownTheaters.com
- “SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER”: 8 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Ashe Powerhouse Theater, 1731 Baronne St., New Orleans. A presentation of the Tennessee Williams play directed by Aimee Hayes. $25. (504) 522-6545 or southernrep.com
- “LOVE ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE”: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A tribute to the legendary country singer, who died in a plane crash in 1963. The show is based on a true story about Cline’s friendship with Louise Seger, a fan from Houston. Meal and show, and show only options. nationalww2museum.org
- COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. There will be a cooking demo. Music will be vintage jazz. (985) 892-1873 or covingtonfarmersmarket.org
- EASTER EGG HUNT: 9 a.m., Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, 7 Victory Ave., New Orleans. Recommended for children ages 8 or older, there will be more than 15,000 candy-filled Easter eggs hidden throughout the park. There will also be face painting and photos with the Easter Bunny. No basket required; egg cartons will be provided. $4.
- PANEL DISCUSSION: 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. In conjunction with “Tina Freeman: Artist Spaces.” The panel will be moderated by Bradley Sumrall, curator of the collection, with Tina Freeman, Morgan Molthrop and several of the artists in the exhibition.
- REDD LINEN NIGHT – A VISUAL ARTS FUNDRAISER WITH A TWIST: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1724 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. A celebration of the life and visual art work of Ashé’s cofounder Douglas Redd. $15-$35. (504) 569-9070 or bit.ly/ReddLinenNight2015
- N’KAFU TRADITIONAL AFRICAN DANCE COMPANY’S DINNER THEATER: 8 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Written by Awa Thioubou, Asia Rainey and Roscoe Reddix. $25. facebook.com/nkafu.dance?fref=nf
- BIRD WATCH THRU THE WOODS: 8 a.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. A hike with bird guides. Reservations required. Free to members; $5 general. (985) 626-1238 or Rue@northlakenature.org
- LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING: 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Dr. Perry Khepera Kyles will present her book, “The Resurrection of Kemet and Other African Spiritual Systems in the New Age.” $5-$10.
SUNDAY AND MONDAY
- VOICES NOT FORGOTTEN: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. A performance dealing with the history of music and how it has changed over time. $7. (504) 569-9070
- BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS AND THE BACK TRAILS HIKE: 8 a.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Coffee, breakfast and trail hiking. Reservations required. Free to members; $5 general. (985) 626-1238 or Rue@northlakenature.org
- WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. By museum admission. (504) 528-1944, ext. 288 or nationalww2museum.org
- CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER: 900 Camp St., New Orleans. “‘EN MAS’ - Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean,” exhibit exploring the influences of Carnival on contemporary performance practices in the Caribbean, North America and Europe. Exhibit runs through June 7. Admission: $8-$10. (504) 528-3805 or cacno.org/en-mas
Historic New Orleans Collection: 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. “Andrew Jackson: Hero of New Orleans,” through Sunday. “Recent Acquisitions in Louisiana Art, 2010-2014,” through May 2. (504) 523-4662
National World War II Museum: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. “From Barbed Wire to Battlefields, Japanese American Experiences in WWII” exhibit. “Manufacturing Victory - The Arsenal of Democracy.” The exhibit examines how the unprecedented drive of great leaders and industry brought America out of the Great Depression and united citizens on the homefront. Through May 31. nationalww2museum.org
Newcomb Art Gallery: Woldenberg Art Center, Tulane University, New Orleans. “Degas: The Private Impressionist,” through May 24, closed Mondays. (504) 865-5328 or www.newcombartgallery.tulane.edu. Free admission.
NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. “Josephine Sacabo:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Salutations,” through April 5. (504) 658-4100 or noma.org
OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. “Mark Steinmetz:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color South,” through May 10. “Tina Freeman: Artist Spaces.” (504) 539-9650 or ogdenmuseum.org
ST. TAMMANY ART ASSOCIATION: 320 N. Columbia St., Covington. “The Antiquarian Image,” an exhibit of 19th century photographic processes, through April 4. Free. sttammanyartassociation.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,” an exhibition focusing on artists Helen Clark Warren and John Scheffler, both of whom lived and worked in New York, but were a generation apart. Through Dec. 4, 2016.
Compiled by Leslie D. Rose