- WWII AIRPOWER SWING DANCE: 7 p.m.-10 p.m., New Orleans Lakefront Airport Terminal, 6001 Stars and Stripes Blvd., New Orleans.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
- BOO AT THE ZOO: 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. A kid-friendly fundraiser to benefit Children’s Hospital and Audubon Zoo featuring Imagination Movers, The Matthew Davidson Band, The Lowe’s Build and Grow workshop and costume and decoration contests. $17. auduboninstitute.org
- WWII AIRPOWER EXPO: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closes at 4 p.m. Sunday, New Orleans Lakefront Airport Terminal, 6001 Stars and Stripes Blvd., New Orleans. An exhibit of WWII planes fully restored presented by The National WWII Museum and the CAF.
- FANCY NANCY, THE MUSICAL: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon and 2 p.m. Sunday. Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $16.50. (504) 461-9475 or www.rivertowntheaters.com
- MYSTERIOUS WISTERIAS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Stage Door Canteen, The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A murder mystery event starring Ricky Graham. (504) 528-1943 or www.stagedoorcanteen.org.
- COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colora.m.-noon, Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St. covingtonfarmersmarket.org
- TRICKIN’ AND TREATIN’: 10 a.m.-noon, Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire, Covington. There will be arts and crafts, trick-or-treating, a jump rope performance and a healthy snack activity. covla.com
- PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St., New Orleans. As part of the Mirliton Fest, there will be arts, crafts, food and live music. (504) 269-3928 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- BREWS AND BRATS ON THE RIVER: Noon-8 p.m., The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk & Spanish Plaza, 500 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans. Live music and food. Free.
- MOONLIGHT HIKE AND MARSHMALLOW MELT: 6:10 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. $5 or free for members. Reservations required. (985) 626-1238 or Rue@northlakenature.org
- ‘BROOMSTICK’: 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. The story of one woman who hovers in the shadowy space between good, evil, fantasy and reality. (504) 522-6545
SATURDAY-FRIDAY, OCT. 31
- GHOSTLY GALLIVANT FUNDRAISER: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 1850 House Museum Store, Jackson Square, New Orleans. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cabildo, the tours will run every hour, each day. On Halloween, the Friends will host its Gala at the Cabildo from 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. (504) 523-3939 or friendsofthecabildo.org
- BIRD WATCH THRU THE WOODS: 8 a.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. A guided hike and bird watch with Tom Trenchard. $5 or free for members. (985) 626-1238 or Rue@northlakenature.org
HALLOWEEN COSTUME BOO-TIQUE: 11 A.M.-5 P.M., NEW ORLEANS HEALING CENTER, 2372 ST. CLAUDE AVE., NEW ORLEANS. MORE THAN 18 NEW ORLEANS COSTUMERS AND MASK-MAKERS WILL SHOWCASE THEIR WORK. (504) 505-4113
- BOO DAT - A SPOOKTACULAR SUNDAY: Noon-2 p.m., The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk & Spanish Plaza, 500 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans. Family-friendly event with trick-or-treating and costumes.
- IN SEARCH OF THE LIVING DREAM: 2 p.m.-7:30 p.m., The Old Firehouse, 720 Mandeville St., New Orleans. A symposium exploring dreams as a wellspring of healing, creativity and community with workshops and free one-on-one consultations. $25. dreamitout.com
- OPEN AUDITIONS FOR ‘SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER’: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities at Turners’ Hall, 938 Lafayette St., New Orleans. A Southern Rep Theatre production. (504) 523-9857
- VIEUX CARRE COMMISSION FOUNDATION’S FALL FETE: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Muriel’s Jackson Square, 801 Chartres St., New Orleans. $75. (504) 342-4760 or www.vccfoundation.org
- WHERE Y’HAT HAT SALE BENEFIT: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Pearl Wine Co., 3700 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. Benefits the annual St. Catherine’s Day Hat Parade. www.hatnola.com
- ORCHESTRA OF THE UNVERSIDAD DEL BOLIVAR DE CARTAGENA, COLUMBIA: 7 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Fifty-five piece ensemble plays contemporary Columbian and classic pieces. (504) 522-0276 or www.trinityartistseries.com
- ‘THE DUNNING MAN STORIES’: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Kevin Fortuna discusses and signs his book of six stores featuring anti-heroes who reject society’s rules. (504) 895-2266
- PUB QUIZ: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Play one round or all six. (504) 528-1944 or nationalww2museum.org
- 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 TITIVATION: 1 P.M., NORTHLAKE NATURE CENTER, 23135 U.S. 190, MANDEVILLE. A TWO-HOUR WALK IN THE WOODS AND LIGHT EXERCISE. (985) 626-1238 OR RUE@NORTHLAKENATURE.ORG
TRIBUTE TO THE ANDREWS SISTERS: 11:45 A.M.-2 P.M., THE NATIONAL WWII MUSEUM, 945 MAGAZINE ST., NEW ORLEANS. THE VICTORY BELLES PAY TRIBUTE TO THE FAMED WWII SINGING GROUP. (504) 528-1943
- TINA FREEMAN BOOK LAUNCH: 6 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Freeman will sign copies of her book, “Artist Spaces.”
- KREWE OF BOO! HALLOWEEN PARADE: 6:30 p.m., through the French Quarter, New Orleans. Floats, marching groups, King Billy Nungesser and Grand Marshal Deuce McAllister. kreweofboo.com
- HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL: 8 p.m.-midnight, National Jazz Complex Compound, Armstrong Park, New Orleans. Hosted by People United for Armstrong Park to benefit the restoration of Preseverance Hall. $5. pufap.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. (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
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