- FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Art on the spot, music by The New Orleans Moonshiners, film showing “I’m Not There.” (504) 658-4100. noma.org
- SYMPHONY BOOK FAIR: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturady, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday to 4 p.m.; UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. Annual literary sale, including music, foreign language books, collections, collectibles and educational tools. Early admission $15 Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; after free. symphonyvolunteers.org/book-fair
- “SOUTH PARK — BIGGER, LONGER & UNCUT” LIVE!: 8 p.m., Cafe Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Come see the musical movie from 1999 brought to life by New Orleans finest actors in a staged reading/singing. Bring your own punch and pie.
- “A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré, 616 St. Peter St., New Orleans. A hilarious romp through ancient Rome is the setting for one of Broadway’s greatest musical comedies, $35 and up. (504) 522-2081. lepetittheatre.com
- “WICKED”: Various times to June 19; Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans. The other side of the story of the Wicked Witch of the West and Glenda, the “good” witch, this Broadway smash brings stellar sets, imaginative costumes and a totally different perspective on “The Wizard of Oz” story. $62 and up. Day-of limited number of orchestra seats offered in lottery two-and-one-half hours prior to each show for $25; must be present, limit two per person. (504) 525-1052. saengernola.com
- COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St. Food demo by Market Vendors, Josh and Jessica of Simply Pure Juices and Tonics and music by Spadavecchia.
- OPENING RECEPTIONS AT LEMIEUX GALLERIES: 6 p.m., 332 Julia St., New Orleans. “Luminescence” features Deedra Ludwig’s environmental paintings. “Memento Wild” is Marcy Lally’s latest series on time and remembering, primarily with found objects. Both through July. (504) 522-5988. lemieuxgalleries.com
- “DAWLIN’ AND HAWT”: 8 p.m., Castle Theatre, 501 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Becky Allen and Amanda Hebert, under the direction of Ricky Graham, return to the stage for a hilarious look at New Orleans and its residents. $15 advance, $20 door. (504) 287-4707. castle501.com
- ARTIST WORKSHOP — MYTHOLOGY & MISHIMA: Noon, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Workshop participants will each be provided with a wet ceramic tile, and, using a needle tool, will inscribe drawings directly into the surface of the clay.
- HATS, HEELS & HIGHBALLS: 2 p.m., Harrah’s Casino, 8 Canal St., New Orleans. The soiree will feature hat/headdress fashion shows produced by NOLA Fashion Week and showcasing local designers and more. Tickets available at hatsheelsandhighballs.com. Cost $50 per person.
- “HEATHERS THE MUSICAL”: 7:30 p.m., Freda Lupin Memorial Hall, NOCCA, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. Based on one of the 1980s top teen dark comedies, the show looks at the perils and punishment of high school cliques. Presented by the NOCCA Stage Company. $27. nocca.com
- “ADAM PENDLETON — BECOMING IMPERCEPTIBLE”: Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. The exhibition frames the artist’s oeuvre as a complex dialogue between culture and system. On display through June 16. cacno.org
- BOOKS/CATALYSTS — A BOOK ARTS SURVEY CURATED BY JON COFFELT: 6 p.m., The Foundation Gallery, 1109 Royal St., New Orleans. Through June 26.
- GROUP ART EXHIBITION “INTERPRETATIONS” INCLUDING “NEW HERITAGE TRAIL” BY MORGAN MOLTHROP: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, New Orleans Art Center, 3330 St. Claude Ave. New Orleans. A group exhibition featuring more than 15 local artists. On display through Saturday.
- JOHN FOLSOM COASTAL CARTOGRAPHY: 10 a.m., Callan Contemporary, 518 Julia St., New Orleans. Enjoy nuanced technique of merging the photographic image with densely layered and excavated oil paints. On display through July 30th.
- JOHN JONATHAN FERRARA GALLERY: 400A Julia St., New Orleans. Opening of three exhibitions. “Art Hysterical” features six locally based artists in various media employing references to art history. “Web of Life” features abstract paintings by Richelle Gribble. “Mother Vision” features photography by Rosemary Scott-Fishburn. All through July. (504) 522-5471. jonathanferraragallery.com.
- MONEY, MONEY, MONEY! CURRENCY HOLDINGS: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, THNOC’s Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. Features more than 200 original objects — including coins, paper currency, printing plates, political cartoons, counterfeit detectors and paintings — that illustrate the history of money in America, with a special focus on Louisiana.
TIFF and Telefilm Canada tour the film series ‘SEE THE NORTH’: Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Audiences will be treated to a curated selection of Canada’s finest creative talent. Through Aug. 11. zeitgeistnola.org
- VOICES OF PROGRESS — 20 WOMEN WHO CHANGED NEW ORLEANS: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. The stories of 20 women who helped shaped the city, through photographs, letters, diaries and personal effects. On display through Sept. 11.
Compiled by Marchaund Jones