FRIDAY

  • FRIDAY NIGHT AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle. (504) 658-4100 or noma.org
  • MOONLIGHT HIKE AND MARSHMALLOW MELT: 5:50 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. $5 or free to members. (985) 626-1238 or Rue@northlakenature.org
  • OPENING RECEPTION - EN MAS’ - CARNIVAL AND PERFORMANCE ART OF THE CARIBBEAN: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Exhibit exploring the influences of Carnival on contemporary performance practices in the Caribbean, North America and Europe. The artist, Radcliffe Bailey, will attend. Exhibit runs through June 7. Museum admission $8-$10. (504) 528-3805 or cacno.org/en-mas

FRIDAY-APRIL 5

  • “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 Louis Seger, a fan from Houston. Meal and show, and show only options. nationalww2museum.org

SATURDAY

  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Cooking demo by Pat Lester; Bad Penny Pleasuremakers will perform. (985) 892-1873 or covingtonfarmersmarket.org
  • “THE IRISH IN NEW ORLEANS”: 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Historic New Orleans Collection, 410 Chartres St. A book signing and lecture. Free. (504) 523-4662 or hnoc.org

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

  • SOUL FEST: 11:05 a.m., Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Grammy-winning trumpeter Irvin Mayfield will headline. Regular zoo admission: $18.95, adults; $13.95, children 2-12 and $14.95, seniors. (504) 581-4629 or AudubonInstitute.org
  • BALLET SUMMER INTENSIVE AUDITIONS: 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturday for ages 9-11, and 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday for ages 12-18. Hosted by the New Orleans Ballet Association. (504) 522-0996 ext. 213 or NOBAdance.com

SATURDAY-MARCH 29

  • “SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER”: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Ashe Powerhouse Theatre, 1731 Baronne St., New Orleans. A presentation of the Tennessee Williams play directed by Aimee Hayes. $25. (504) 522-6545 or southernrep.com

SUNDAY

  • FAMILY DAY - PRINCESSES, PONIES AND SUPERHEROES: noon-4 p.m., Fairgrounds Race Course & Slots, 1751 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. Children will have the opportunity to meet some of their favorite movie characters. $5; free to children 12 and younger. fairgroundsracecourse.com
  • JUNIOR PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY CONCERT: 2 p.m., Dixon Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans. A showcase of young instrumentalists and dancers. jrphilnola.org
  • “DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS” AUDITIONS: 6 p.m., Encore Studio, 1999 Hickory Ave., Harahan. Director Gary Rucker is looking for six men and six women, ages 18 and older, with singing and/or dancing ability. Show will run May 8-23. info@rivertowntheatres.com

TUESDAY

  • KUNDALINI YOGA WITH SALLY DUNN: 1 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. A form of yoga that practices meditation and movement. Reservations required. $5 or free to members. (985) 626-1238 or Rue@northlakenature.org

WEDNESDAY

  • 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
  • NATURE WALK AND TIVITATION: 1 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. A two-hour guided walk in the woods. (985) 626-1238
  • NEW ORLEANS OPERA ASSOCIATION: 7 p.m., Four Points By Sheraton French Quarter, 541 Bourbon St., New Orleans. (504) 648-2331

ONGOING

  • 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-$10. (504) 528-3805 or cacno.org/en-mas
  • HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION: 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. “Andrew Jackson: Hero of New Orleans,” through March 29. “Recent Acquisitions in Louisiana Art, 2010-2014,” through May 2. (504) 523-4662
  • NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. “From Barbed Wire to Battlefields, Japanese American Experiences in WWII” exhibit. “Manufacturing Victory - The Arsenal of Democracy.” The exhibit examines how the unprecedented drive of great leaders and industry brought America out of the Great Depression and united citizens on the homefront. Through May 31. nationalww2museum.org
  • NEWCOMB ART GALLERY: Woldenberg Art Center, Tulane University, New Orleans. “Degas: The Private Impressionist,” through May 24, closed Mondays. (504) 865-5328 or www.newcombartgallery.tulane.edu
  • ADMISSION: Free
  • NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. “Josephine Sacabo:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Salutations,” through April 5; and “Photo-Unrealism” and “Emmet Gowin:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Concerning America and Alfred Stieglitz, and Myself,” through March 15. (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. (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

Compiled by Leslie D. Rose