FRIDAY

  • FRIDAY NIGHT AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle. Art on the Spot, music by The New Orleans Moonshiners and “Chuck Close: A Portrait in Progress” film. (504) 658-4100 or noma.org
  • BATTLE OF THE BANDS AND GREEK SHOW: 6 p.m., Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Sugar Bowl Drive. Southern and Grambling State universities’ marching bands and Greek organizations vie for honors before Saturday’s football classic.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

  • EDUCATOR APPRECIATION DAY AT NOMA: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park. Free admission for educators with ID and up to three family members. (504) 658-4100 or noma.org

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • 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

SATURDAY

  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. There will be a barbecue cooking demo by Chompers BBQ, and music by Zac Maris. (985) 892-1873 or covingtonfarmersmarket.org
  • DRAW-A-THON: 6:30 a.m., Marigny Opera House, 725 St. Ferdinand St., New Orleans. Press Street’s 24-hour art experience by participants, with materials provided. (504)-298-3161 or press-street.org

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

  • ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Palmer Park, South Carrollton and South Claiborne avenues. Market features art and crafts vendors, plus food, music and a kids’ tent. Free. (504) 523-1465

MONDAY

  • CATHEDRAL CONCERTS — LEROY JONES: 6 p.m., St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, New Orleans. Produced by French Quarter Festivals Inc. fqfi.org

TUESDAY

  • “YO GABBA GABBA” LIVE! MUSIC IS AWESOME: 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans. Children’s television phenomenon comes to life with guests Leslie Hall and Biz Markie. (504) 525-1052 or saengernola.com
  • “A WORLD AT ARMS — A GLOBAL HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m., U.S. Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center, National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Gerhard L. Weinberg lectures on “The Legacies of World War I” and signs his book. (504) 528-1944, ext. 229
  • ORGAN AND LABYRINTH: 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1320 Jackson Ave. (504) 522-0276 or albinas.org
  • CATHEDRAL CONCERTS — CRESCENT CITY BRASS QUINTET: 6 p.m., St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, New Orleans. Produced by French Quarter Festivals Inc. fqfi.org
  • HERMITAGE PIANO TRIO: 8 p.m., Dixon Hall, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave. Friends of Music presentation of Russian ensemble. $35. (504) 895-0690 or friendsofmusic.org

WEDNESDAY

  • 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
  • NOMA’S NOONTIME TALK: Noon, New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle. Q&A with curator on photorealism exhibit. (504) 658-4100 or noma.org
  • LUNCHBOX LECTURE: Noon, H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center, National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St. Nathan Huegen presents “Womanless Weddings: Arkansas Drag Tradition During WWII.” (504) 528-1944, ext. 229 or nationalww2museum.org
  • CATHEDRAL CONCERTS — BETTY WINN AND ONE A-CHORD: 6 p.m., St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, New Orleans. Produced by French Quarter Festivals Inc. fqfi.org
  • “EYES WIDE SHUT”: 7 p.m., Marigny Opera House, 725 St. Ferdinand St., New Orleans. Showing of Stanley Kubrick’s thriller. $7. (504) 948-9998 or marignyoperahouse.org

ONGOING

  • CALLAN CONTEMPORARY: 519 Julia St., New Orleans. New paintings and sculpture by George Dunbar.
  • HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION: 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. “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
  • 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. “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 Home Front. Through May 31. nationalww2museum.org
  • Compiled by Leslie D. Rose