- SAINTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION LUNCHEON: Noon, Chateau Country Club, 3600 Chateau Blvd., Kenner. $60. (504) 471-2192 or neworleanssaints.com
BYE BYE HURRICANE SEASON CELEBRATION: NOON-6 P.M., ARMSTRONG PARK, NEW ORLEANS. THERE WILL BE LIVE MUSIC, SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS, FACE PAINTING, LOCAL FOOD AND DRINKS AND CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES. EVACUTEER.ORG
- STOMP OPENING CEREMONY: 5 p.m.-6 p.m., lecture, THNOC’s Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St.; concert, 7 p.m.-10:30 p.m., The Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Bourbon St., New Orleans. The lecture is presented by Capt. Clarke “Doc” Hawley followed by Banu Gibson, Yerba Buena Stompers and more in concert.
- MYSTERIOUS WISTERIAS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Stage Door Canteen, The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A murder mystery event starring Ricky Graham. (504) 528-1943 or stagedoorcanteen.org.
- ‘THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA’: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans. Presented by Broadway in New Orleans, composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, starring Cooper Grodin in the title role and featuring Ben Jacoby and Julia Udine. Directed by Laurence Connor. $45-$155. (800) 218-7469 or saengernola.com
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, NOV. 22
- ‘ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS’: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Rivertown Theater for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Directed by comedian Ricky Graham, it is the story of the fictional Francis Henshall looking to make his mark. $37, adults; $35, seniors; $32 students/active military. (504) 461-9475 or RivertownTheaters.com
- COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. (985) 892-1873 or covingtonfarmersmarket.org
- FRENCH MARKET’S SATSUMA CELEBRATION: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., French Market Farmers Market, 1235 N. Peters St., New Orleans. Music, cooking demonstrations and culinary information about this Louisiana citrus. (504) 522-2621 or frenchmarket.org
- FAMILY FUN & BETTER HEALTH BAYOU: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Health screenings, chair yoga, youth dance classes and family trail walks. (504) 689-3690 or nps.gov/jela
PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 A.M.-4 P.M., OLD IRONWORKS, 612 PIETY ST. ART, CRAFTS, VINTAGE ITEMS, A FLEA MARKET, FOOD AND LIVE MUSIC. (504) 269-3982
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
- NEW ORLEANS REPTILE AND EXOTIC ANIMAL SHOW: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Sigur Civic Center, 8245 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette. Featuring reptile and amphibian breeders and wholesalers, reptile pet products and supplies, educational seminars and exhibits and family activities. fairsandfestivals.net
- TRINITY ARTIST SERIES: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. (504) 522-0276 or trinityartistseries.com
- MODERN INSTINCTS: 9 p.m., Café Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave. Contemporary ballet and short operas, with other selected works. allenhallmusic.com
- THE SMITHSONIAN’S HISTORY OF AMERICA IN 101 OBJECTS: 5 p.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Lagniappe Lecture by Richard Kurin. RSVP required. (504) 528-1944 or nationalww2museum.org
- ORGAN AND LABYRINTH: 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1320 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. (504) 522-0276 or albinas.org
- ‘LAST COMIC STANDING’ LIVE TOUR: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. Touring ensemble from NBC television show. (504) 525-1052 or mahaliajacksontheater.com
- WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m.-noon, The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Curator Eric Rivet leads the program on the uniforms and equipment used by American and German soldiers during World War II. Free with general admission. (504) 528-1944 ext. 288
NATURE WALK AND TIVITATION: 1 P.M., NORTHLAKE NATURE CENTER, 23135 U.S. 190, MANDEVILLE. TWO-HOUR WALK THROUGH THE WOODS AND LIGHT EXERCISE IN THE OUTDOORS. (985) 626-1238 OR RUE@NORTHLAKENATURE.ORG
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL — ‘VAREKI’: 7:30 P.M., THROUGH NOV. 22, WITH SHOWS 4 P.M. NOV. 22, AND 1:30 P.M. AND 5 P.M. NOV. 23. SMOOTHIE KING CENTER, 1501 DAVE DIXON DRIVE. CIRQUEDUSOLEIL.COM
- NEW ORLEANS FRINGE FESTIVAL: through Nov. 23, various venues, New Orleans. Original theater; $99 all-access pass. (504) 941-3640 or nofringe.org
- LES COMEDIENS FRANCAIS LECTURE: 6:30 p.m., THNOC’s Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St. A celebration of the life and music of Jean-Philippe Rameau on the 250th anniversary of his death.
- ‘RUDE MECHANICS - NOW NOW OH NOW’: 7:30 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center Freeport-McMoRan Theatre and Warehouse, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. $30, members and $40 non-members. cacno.org
- MISTLETOE MARKETPLACE: 4 p.m., French Market, French Quarter, There will be giveaways and live music. fqba.org
- CALLAN CONTEMPORARY: 519 Julia St., New Orleans. New paintings and sculpture by George Dunbar.
Historic New Orleans Collection: 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. “From Cameo to Close Up: Louisiana in Film,” through Nov. 26 and “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
Louisiana landmarks society and pilot house: 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Fridays, 1440 Moss St., New Orleans. Special tours: 19th Century Mourning & Interment Customs. Until Nov. 21. $30. (504) 482-0312
- NEW ORLEANS ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS: 5256 Magazine St., New Orleans. “Annual Miniature Exhibition,” until Dec. 17. (504) 899-8111 or noafa.com
National World War II Museum: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. “From Barbed Wire to Battlefields, Japanese American Experiences in WWII” exhibit. nationalww2museum.org
Otis house museum: 119 Fairview Drive, Madisonville. “Victorian Mourning Customs.” $4, general admission; free, seniors older than 62 and children younger than 12. (985) 792-4652
Compiled by Leslie D. Rose