'Disney's Beauty and the Beast' comes to the Saenger Theatre _lowres

Photo by JOAN MARCUS -- Hilary Maiberger as Belle and the cast of 'Disney's Beauty and the Beast' are pictured here. The production continues at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans through Sunday.

FRIDAY

  • GREAT AMAZING RACE: 2 p.m., Fontainebleau State Park, 62883 La. 1089, Mandeville. Modeled after the popular TV show, teams complete a cross-country course sprinkled with a string of outdoor challenges. Clue cards at each station challenge teams to complete a task before advancing to the next station. To purchase tickets, visit eventbrite.com.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • DISNEY’S ‘BEAUTY AND THE BEAST’: Showtimes vary, Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St. Features the Academy Award-winning score with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman, with additional songs composed by Menken and lyrics by Tim Rice. To purchase tickets, visit saengernola.com.

SATURDAY

  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington.

WEDNESDAY

  • DOOKY CHASE’S 75TH ANNIVERSARY AND LEAH CHASE’S 93RD BIRTHDAY: 6 p.m., Dooky Chase’s Restaurant, 2301 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. Enjoy a sit-down meal, wrapped within the cultural environment of African-American art, jazz and Creole cooking. To purchase tickets, visit eventbrite.com.
  • AUTHOR EVENT: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Ron Chapman, author of “The Battle of New Orleans: But for a Piece of Wood,” discusses the book. Free and open to the public.

THURSDAY

  • WORLD WAR II DISCUSSION GROUP: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Chrissy Gregg, virtual classroom coordinator for the World War II Museum, will discuss works of American cartoonist Bill Mauldin. Free and open to the public.
  • LAFITTE DOCUMENTARY FILM PREMIERE: 7 p.m., The Carver Theater, 2101 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. Join for food, music, dancing and the premiere of the short film “If Those Bricks Could Talk.” Tickets are $20.
  • ‘THE SNOW QUEEN’: 7:30 p.m., Jesuit High School Theatre, 4133 Banks St., New Orleans. The ballet retells the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale of an enduring bond of friendship and a love that conquers all adversity. Tickets may be purchased at jeffersonballettheatre.com or at the door. All seats reserved; ticket prices are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for children ages 11 or younger.
  • AND THE BALL AND ALL FOR PRE-MARDI GRAS RUN: 8 p.m., Rivertown Theaters, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Penned comedy about the Mystic Krewe of Terpsichore. Tickets are $26. Corporate and individual sponsorships, season tickets, group and military discounts are available as well. To purchase, call the Box Office at (504) 461-9475 or (504) 468-7221, or visit rivertowntheaters.com
  • ‘LATE, A COWBOY SONG’: 8 p.m., Old Marquer Theatre, 2400 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. A mixture of fantasy and comedy with more than a touch of yodeling and country music. To purchase tickets, visit Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Coloreventbrite.com Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color.

ONGOING

  • ‘AT HOME AND AT WAR NEW ORLEANS, 1914–1919’ EXHIBITION: 9:30 a.m., The Historic New Orleans Collection Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. This exhibition displays the various sentiments throughout the city with letters, newspapers, film reels and records. Admission is free. On view through May 7.
  • ‘THE KATRINA DECADE — IMAGES OF AN ALTERED CITY’: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through 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’ recovery, taken by David G. Spielman, and runs through Jan. 9. hnoc.org.
  • ‘KEY-SOOK GEUM — LIVING ENERGY’: 10 a.m., Callan Contemporary, 518 Julia St., New Orleans. A ravishingly beautiful suite of sculptural objects, Geum weaves together delicately shaped webs of gold and black wire with pearl, coral, amber and crystal beads, transforming simple but luxuriant materials into a network of intersecting lines, planes and curves. Runs Jan. 7 through Feb. 27.
  • ‘JACQUELINE HUMPHRIES’: 6:30 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Composed of entirely new works, the exhibition is the most extensive presentation to date of both her silver and blacklight paintings. Runs through Feb. 28.
  • ‘JAMES HOFF — BRICKING’: 6:30 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Hoff’s recent “virus paintings” and sound works exhibit an inevitable development of his engagement with technology, popular and political culture, and the intentional and unintentional disruptions therein. Runs through Feb. 28.
  • ‘JOSEPHINE SACABO — JUANA AND THE STRUCTURES OF REVERIE’: 10:30 a.m. to 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 . nationalww2museum.org.

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

Compiled by Marchaund Jones