THURSDAY, MARCH 19

  • PATOIS INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL: Through Sunday, various locations throughout the metropolitan area. Festival is dedicated to nurturing the city’s human rights community, supporting the work of local organizers and organizations involved in these struggles and providing a forum for artistic expression of local and international issues. patoisfilmfest.org.
  • FIRST ROBOTICS COMPETITION BAYOU REGIONAL: 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m., also 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sunday, Pontchartrain Center, 4400 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Competition for Louisiana and Mississippi for teams of 25 students or more on “real-world engineering.” (504) 355-3698. frcbayouregional.com.
  • BRIDGE LESSONS: 9 a.m., Wes Busby Bridge Center, 2709 Edenborn Ave., Metairie. (504) 889-0869.
  • MORNING BIRDING: 9 a.m., Bayou Segnette State Park, 7777 Westbank Expressway, Westwego. Ranger-led activity. (504) 736-7140. crt.state.la.us/louisiana-state-parks .
  • ART IN BLOOM: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., also 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Four-day event showcasing over 100 exhibitors of creative and inspirational floral designs. Included with admission. $10; $8 seniors; $6 children 7-17. (504) 658-4100. noma.org.
  • HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 8301 Olive St., New Orleans. For $25, customers can purchase a share of local produce. Walk-ins welcome. (504) 483-7037. hollygrovemarket.com.
  • AMERICAN LEGION POST NO. 175 BAND CONCERT: Noon, St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1025 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans. Celebration of St. Joseph’s Day will feature Italian music including “O Sole Mio,” “Ciribiribin” and “Tesoro Mio.” Conducted by Charmaine deMoruelle. ALB175.webs.com.
  • RANGERS’ CHOICE TALK: 2 p.m., Barataria Preserve of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Wednesdays through Sundays. (504) 689-3690, ext. 10.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET MID-CITY: 3 p.m.-7 p.m., Mid-City Farmers Market, 3700 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • MARKETPLACE AT ARMSTRONG PARK: 3 p.m.-7 p.m., 901 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Food, music, and arts and crafts market. (504) 684-5410.
  • SPAGHETTI DINNER: 4 p.m.-7 p.m., Brother Martin High School, 4401 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans. Dine-in or take-out to benefit missions. (504) 283-1561. brothermartin.com.
  • YOGA FOR CANCER PATIENTS: 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., also 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Benson Cancer Center, Ochsner Medical Center, 1515 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson. Open to all cancer survivors. (504) 842-3910. ochsner.org/ochsner_cancer_institute/healing_yoga.
  • ALTAR MAKERS, MASTER BAKERS AND GUARDIANS OF THE FLAME: 5 p.m., Entrepreneur’s Row, 221 Camp St., New Orleans. Descendants of the founders of New Orleans’ St. Joseph Feast Day gather for a discussion on the local observances.
  • DOG DAY EVENT T-SHIRT PICKUP: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., The Mid-City Bulldog, 5135 Canal Blvd., New Orleans. Last-minute registration for Dog Day walk, plus 20 percent of beverage sales donated to Louisiana SPCA. Leashed pets welcome on back patio. la-spca.org/dogday.
  • JAZZIN’ ON JACKSON: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., St. Alphonsus Art and Cultural Center, 2045 Constance St., New Orleans. Benefit for Mercy Endeavors with food, music, auction. $50. (504) 568-0607. mercyendeavors.com/jazzin-on-jackson.
  • PFLAG NORTH SHORE MEETING: 7:30 p.m., Grace Disciples Church, 975 U.S. 190, Covington. Monthly support meeting for parents, family, friends and members of the LGBTQ community. (504) 862-5912. pflagno.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 20

  • NORTHSHORE GARDEN SHOW AND PLANT SALE: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Tammany Fairgrounds, 1304 N. Columbia St., Covington. The St. Tammany Master Gardeners Association and LSU AgCenter sponsor the event, which includes 50 exhibitors, educational talks by pros and concessions. Rain or shine. $5. (985) 875-2635.
  • GREATER NEW ORLEANS INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW: 3 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center Hall F. $10. neworleansauto.com.
  • NORTHSHORE BOAT-N-FISHING SHOW: 3 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Northshore Harbor Convention Center, 100 Harbor Center Blvd., Slidell. Expo to feature more than 90 exhibitors for water sports and other aquatic activities. Also includes the Rice and Spice Jambalaya Cookoff with samplings from noon-2 p.m. Saturday. $10. boat-n-fishing.com.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. Art on the Spot, music by Daniele Spadavecchia, “Raiders of the Lost Ark” movie in the garden at 7:30 p.m. (504) 658-4100. noma.org.
  • TERRYTOWN SPRING FESTIVAL: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., 2 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 2-9 p.m. Sunday, Oakwood Center, 197 Westbank Expressway, Terrytown. Music, food, crafts, pageants, rides and games. Bands include Loverboy, Cowboy Mouth, Top Cats and Chee Weez. $8 per day, $20 three-day pass, does not include rides. (504) 361-6013. terrytownfestival.com.
  • DRAFTS FOR CRAFTS: 7 p.m.-10:30 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Fundraiser to benefit Young Benefactors’ restoration of the Higgins boat PT-305, with dining, live music and beverages. $65. (504) 528-1944. draftsforcrafts.org.
  • SWEETARTS 2015: 7 p.m.-11 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Annual gala fundraiser for CAC, including preview performance of “The Grand Parade,” with dinner and dancing. Guests in all black or white will be decorated by costume artists. $100 and up. (504) 528-3800. cacno.org.
  • SHRINE CIRCUS: 7:30 p.m.; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday; Lakefront Arena, University of New Orleans, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. New theme, costumes and feats are part of this annual circus that raises funds for the Jerusalem Shrine Temple. $18 and up. Coupons for children available. neworleanscircus.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 21

  • GREAT ST. CHARLES AVENUE ROAD RACE: 7 a.m., De La Salle High School, 5300 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. School’s alums sponsor 10K, 5K and 1-mile races. Registration fees vary. runnotc.org.
  • WALK MS — NEW ORLEANS 2015: 8 a.m., Audubon Park, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Fundraising 1.5-mile walk with food and entertainment. (504) 322-3779. walkms.org.
  • YOGA IN THE SCULPTURE GARDEN: 8 a.m., also Monday evening. New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. In conjunction with East Jefferson Wellness Center. $5. (504) 658-4106. noma.org.
  • CAMELLIA CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Griffith Park, 333 Erlanger St., Slidell. (985) 640-7112. camelliacitymarket.org.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 700 Magazine St., New Orleans. crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. (985) 892-1873. covingtonfarmersmarket.org.
  • GERMAN COAST FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Ormond Plantation, 13786 River Road, Destrehan. (985) 764-9762.
  • KENNER RIVERTOWN FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Heritage Park, 303 Williams Blvd., Kenner. (504) 468-7211.
  • NORTHSHORE GARDEN SHOW AND PLANT SALE: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Tammany Fairgrounds, 1304 N. Columbia St., Covington. The St. Tammany Master Gardeners Association and LSU AgCenter sponsor the event, which includes 50 exhibitors, educational talks by pros and concessions. Rain or shine. $5. (985) 875-2635.
  • TO BE SOLD — THE AMERICAN SLAVE TRADE FROM VIRGINIA TO NEW ORLEANS: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Williams Research Center, the Historic New Orleans Collection, 410 Chartres St. Daylong symposium and simulcast on the domestic slave trade. (504) 523-4662. hnoc.org.
  • SECRET GARDENS TOUR: 8:30 a.m.-noon, guided tours; noon-5:30 p.m., self-guided tours. Tour headquarters at 2324 Prytania St. Tour 15 New Orleans gardens at this annual fundraiser for brain and spinal cord injury research. $25 self-guided tour, $60 guided tour. (719) 306-6871. secretgardenstour.org.
  • GRETNA FARMERS MARKET: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 300 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna. gretnafarmersmarket.com.
  • MANDEVILLE TRAILHEAD COMMUNITY MARKET: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 675 Lafitte St., Mandeville. (985) 624-3147. mandevilletrailheadmarket.com.
  • THE FOUNDATION FOR CAMPUS INTERNATIONALIZATION AT HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Xavier University of Louisiana Center, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans. Symposium will clarify the role of the campus Senior International Officer and engage attendees in discussions about creating teams of campus stakeholders, utilizing campus internationalization assessment tool and building an institutional global engagement plan. $25. (504) 520-5490.
  • OLD ALGIERS HARVEST FRESH MARKET: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 922 Teche St., Algiers. oldalgiersharvest freshmarket.com.
  • GROW DAT FARM STAND: 9 a.m., 150 Zachary Taylor Drive, City Park, New Orleans. Produce grown in City Park, sold by youth. (504) 598-2743. growdatyouthfarm.org.
  • NORTHSHORE HEART WALK: 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. walk, Fountainebleau State Park, 97825 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Fundraising walk for the American Heart Association. (504) 830-2300 x 6188. northshoreheartwalk.org.
  • EASTER EGG HUNT: 9:30 a.m.-10: 30 a.m. for members, 12:30-1:30 p.m. for public; Longue Vue House and Gardens, No. 7 Bamboo Lane, New Orleans. Annual event includes hunt, games, face painting, plant sales and more. $6 members, $8 nonmembers. (504) 293-4724. longuevue.com.
  • SPRING FIESTA FRENCH QUARTER GUIDED WALKING TOUR I AND II: 9:30 a.m., also Sunday, departs 826 St. Ann St. Vieux Carré tour is led by a licensed guide. $20. springfiesta.com.
  • EASTER EGG ROLL: 10 a.m.-noon, St. Mary’s Dominican High School, 7701 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans. Annual Alumnae Association event with hunt, snacks, activities, petting zoo and the Easter Bunny. In event of rain, will be held at the Siena Center. $15. stmarysdominican.org.
  • TOUCH-A-TRUCK: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Children’s Hospital, 210 State St., New Orleans. Junior League of New Orleans’ annual chance for families to get “up close and personal” with big trucks and those who protect, serve and build the greater metropolitan area. Includes emergency responder vehicles, tractors, fire engines and more. $8, $30 for a family of five. (504) 891-5845. jlno.org/touchatruck.
  • FRIENDS OF THE NEW ORLEANS PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK SALE: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Latter Library, 5120 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Also Wednesday.
  • VICTORY CORPS SATURDAY: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. War history through a hands-on program. (504) 528-1944. nationalww2museum.org.
  • SPRING CRAFT SHOW: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Mandeville Lions Hall, 720 Lafitte St., Mandeville. Show with crafts, art, specialty food, furniture, jewelry and more. mandevillecraftshow.com.
  • NEIGHBORHOOD PET ADOPTION: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Clearview Mall, 4436 Veterans Blvd., Metairie. Louisiana SPCA adoption. (504) 368-5191. la-spca.org.
  • CONGO SQUARE RHYTHMS FESTIVAL: 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m., also Sunday, Congo Square, Armstrong Park, 701 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. This New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation event celebrates the music and culture of the African diaspora with music, dance, Mardi Gras Indians, arts market, food and beverage vendors. jazzandheritage.org/congo-square.
  • NORDC EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Joe W. Brown Park, 5601 Read Blvd., New Orleans. Hunt, snacks, games and inflatables, sponsored by New Orleans Recreation Development Commission. nola.gov/nordc.
  • CHILDREN’S SPRING PARTY 2015: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Opera Guild Home, 2504 Prytania St., New Orleans. Egg hunt, interactive performance by MetroPelican Opera, food and refreshments. $15 adults, $10 children, $18 door, under 2 free. (504) 267-9527. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colortinyurl.com/jccsp2015 .
  • GIFT OF SIGHT CELEBRATION: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Day at the zoo for donor families and recipients sponsored by Southern Eye Bank, includes inflatables, picnic and events. (504) 581-4629. southerneyebank.com.
  • MADE FROM THE MARKET: 11 a.m., Farmers Market, 1235 N. Peters St., New Orleans. Dirty Dishes duo Artis and Lesley Turner demonstrate using fresh market supplies. (504) 569-0405. southernfood.org.
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 612 Piety St., New Orleans. Indoor-outdoor market. (504) 269-3982.
  • “FUN, FUNKY & FABULOUS — NEW ORLEANS’ CASUAL RESTAURANT RECIPES” BOOK EVENT: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Jyl Benson and Sam Hanna sign their book about affordable restaurants and history. Chef Michael Nirenberg, of Fulton Alley, demonstrates andouille tots. (504) 569-0405. southernfood.org.
  • SWAP MEET NOLA: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Margaret’s Church, 3525 Bienville St., New Orleans. An all-in-one farmers market, bakers market, arts and crafts market and flea market. (504) 813-5370. swapmeetnola.com.
  • FÊTE FRANÇAISE: 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans, 821 Gen. Pershing St., New Orleans. Festival of all things French to benefit school. Music, food, arts, auction are planned. (504) 896-4500. fetefrancaise.com.
  • “MEDITATION IS AN OPEN SKY — MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS”: 11:30 a.m., Maple Street Book Shop, 7523 Maple St., New Orleans. Whitney Stewart will read and sign her book about daily meditation for young people. (504) 866-4916. maplestreetbookshop.com.
  • FRERET MARKET: Noon-4 p.m., Freret Street at Napoleon Avenue. More than 90 vendors of food, art, crafts, live music and flea market finds. freretmarket.org.
  • LEUKEMIA CUP REGATTA: 1 p.m. race, 6 p.m. party, Southern Yacht Club, 105 North Roadway, New Orleans. Two days of sailing and party to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. (504) 288-4200. leukemiacup.org.
  • BRAD ORRISON AT SOFAB: 2 p.m., Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Chef of The Shed Barbeque and Blues Joint in Mississippi demonstrates how to make one of the eatery’s signature dishes. Part of monthlong program of Mississippi cuisine. (504) 569-0405. southernfood.org.
  • PRESENTATION AT JACKSON SQUARE AND PARADE: 3 p.m., French Quarter, New Orleans. Annual presentation of Spring Fiesta queen and court, followed by “Night in Old New Orleans” parade of horse-drawn carriages to Spring Fiesta gala. springfiesta.com.
  • ART AND ACTIVISM: 4 p.m., The Foundation Gallery, 1109 Royal St., New Orleans. Second in series to include a talk with artist Demond Matsuo and a presentation and performance from the local nonprofit Stomp the Violence. $5 and up suggested donation. (504) 568-0955. foundationgallerynola.com.
  • SOIREE OF FEATHERS: 6 p.m.-3 a.m., Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal St., New Orleans. Black-tie gala for New Orleans Black Indians Alliance, featuring dinner, ceremony and entertainment. $155. 4nobia.com.
  • SPRING LOVE AFFAIR: 6:15 p.m.-10:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, 8012 Oak St., New Orleans. Fundraiser with music and live entertainment for school. $65. (504) 861-3743. standrewsepiscopalschool.org.
  • BROADMOOR IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION’S METAMORPHOSIS: 7 p.m.-11 p.m., Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center, 4300 S. Broad St., New Orleans. Benefit for Arts and Wellness Center. Music, food, drink, auction and chance to participate in art-making process to be installed in the center. $35 and up. (504) 309-2561. broadmoorimprovement.com.
  • GRETNA JUBILEE: 7-10 p.m., Gretna Farmers Market, Huey P. Long Avenue at Second Street, Gretna. Music, food, auctions, Kermit Ruffins and more to benefit West Bank magnet schools. $50. facebook.com/gretnajubilee.
  • AUDUBON CHARTER SCHOOL SOIREE: 7 p.m., Mid-City Theater, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Music from cabaret singer Amy Alvarez, the Sirens and the Siren Sisters, cuisine, a live and silent auction. $40 in advance, $50 door. (504) 324-7102. auduboncharter.com.
  • PINK TIE AFFAIR: 7 p.m., Lakefront Airport, 6001 Stars and Stripes Blvd., New Orleans. Benefit for Pink House. $100. (504) 383-4233. pinkhouseinc.org.

AN EVENING WITH DEACON JOHN: 8 P.M., PRESERVATION RESOURCE CENTER, 923 TCHOUPITOULAS ST., NEW ORLEANS. BENEFIT FOR NEW BEGINNINGS SCHOOLS FOUNDATION, INCLUDING THE ADULT LITERACY CENTER AND MUSIC PROGRAMS. $65. NEWBEGINNINGSNOLA.NET/TICKETS.

SUNDAY, MARCH 22

  • SUPERHERO 5K AND 1K RACE: 8:30 a.m., Tulane University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Race through Audubon Park to benefit CASA New Orleans, including prizes for costume, pet costume and funds. $40 race day, $15 for kids’ 1K. superherorace.org.
  • DOG DAY WALK-A-THON, PET ADOPTION AND BAKE SALE: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Big Lake Lawn, City Park, New Orleans. Walk and festival celebrating canines. (504) 368-5191. la-spca.org.
  • SPRING FIESTA BRUNCH AND HOME TOUR: 11 :30 a.m., Antoine’s Restaurant, 713 St. Louis St., New Orleans. Three-course brunch included with tour of French Quarter homes. Reservations required. $80. springfiesta.com.
  • NOLA CHESS CLUB: Noon, Latter Library, 5120 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Free, open to the public. nolachessclub.yolasite.com.
  • SPRING FIESTA FRENCH QUARTER SELF-GUIDED TOUR: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., departs 826 St. Ann St., New Orleans. Go inside several Vieux Carre homes. $30. springfiesta.com.
  • “WALKING NEW ORLEANS”: 2 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Barri Bronston launches her book of 30 tours exploring historic neighborhoods, waterfront districts, culinary and music corridors, and recreational wonderlands. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.
  • “BLUE STEEL CRUCIFIX”: 2 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Former federal prosecutor Sal Perricone reads and signs his book about a young Native American lawyer, corrupt politicians and law enforcement officials, the mob and murder in New Orleans. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com
  • “DRUNK ON SALT” AND “THE LAND BARON’S SON” POETRY EVENT: 3 p.m., Maple Leaf Bar, 8316 Oak St., New Orleans. Poets James Nolan and Genaro Ky Ly Smith read and sign their new collections. (504) 866-9359.
  • NICKEL-A-DANCE WITH TOM SAUNDERS AND THE TOMCATS: 4-7 p.m., The Maison on Frenchmen Street, 508 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. Weekly concert series during March sponsored by New Orleans Jazz Celebration. nojc.org/nickel.
  • MCGEHEE CHOIRS SPRING CONCERT: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. (504) 561-1224. mcgeheeschool.com.
  • TRINITY JAZZ VESPERS: 9 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Ingrid Lucia and Amasa Miller on the keyboard in a 30-minute program of music and Scripture. (504) 522-0276. trinityartistseries.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 23

  • BROOKLYN BREWERY MASH: Through March 29. Events throughout the city at various times including food and beer tastings, dinners and demonstrations. brooklynbrewerymash.com.
  • “BAND OF ANGELS — THE FORGOTTEN WORLD OF EARLY CHRISTIAN WOMEN”: 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Kate Cooper reveals the engaging stories of unfamiliar women in their reshaping of the Christian religion and their role it its viral growth. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.
  • TAI CHI CLASS: 6 p.m., NOMA Sculpture Garden, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. East Jefferson Wellness Center classes outside or in the museum. $5. (504) 456-5000. noma.org.
  • CHORAL AUDITIONS FOR CRESCENT CITY SOUND CHORUS: 7 p.m., music room, Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave., New Orleans. Auditions for new members of local chapter of Sweet Adelines International women’s chorus. (504) 442-7449 or (985) 898-0951. crescentcitysound.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 24

  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET UPTOWN: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 200 Broadway St., New Orleans. crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 8301 Olive St., New Orleans. (504) 483-7037. hollygrovemarket.com.
  • SANKOFA MOBILE MARKET: 11 a.m.-noon, Lower 9th Ward Senior Center, 5234 Claiborne Ave., New Orleans. (504) 872-9214. sankofanola.org.
  • SHOTGUNS REVISITED: 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. presentation, Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. Delve into the origins of the shotgun house type with architectural historian Ellen Weiss, of the Tulane School of Architecture. $5. (504) 581-7032, www.prcno.org.
  • “FOLLIES OF GOD — TENNESSEE WILLIAMS AND THE WOMEN OF THE FOG”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. John Grissom discusses and signs his book about his dealings with Williams and those close to him. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.
  • ORGAN AND LABYRINTH AND CANDLELIGHT: 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Music director Albinas Prizgintas performs classical to rock to pop on the 5,000-pipe organ. (504) 670-2520. albinas.org.
  • STEVIE WONDER: 8 p.m., Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans. The legendary singer, songwriter, musician and producer brings his “Songs in the Key of Life Performance” to the Crescent City. $48.50 and up. (504) 587-3822. smoothiekingcenter.com.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25

  • WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m.-noon, National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Visitors can pick up and try on original and reproduction uniforms and more. Free with museum admission. (504) 528-1944, ext. 288. nationalww2museum.org.
  • ACADEMY OF OUR LADY NEW CAMPUS BLESSING: 10 a.m., 5501 Westbank Expressway, Marrero. Blessing of new 120,000-square-foot facility for Catholic girls’ school. (504) 341-6217. theacademyofourlady.org.
  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Covington Trailhead at East Lockwood and North New Hampshire streets, Covington. (985) 892-1873.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET: 2 p.m.-6 p.m., French Market Farmers Market, 1235 N. Peters St., New Orleans. (504) 522-2621. frenchmarket.org.
  • GERMAN COAST FARMERS MARKET WEST BANK: 2:30 p.m.-6 p.m., 12715 U.S. 90, St. Charles Plaza Shopping Center, Luling. (504) 782-8517. germancoastfarmersmarket.org.
  • SIPPIN’ IN THE COURTYARD: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Maison Dupuy Hotel, 1001 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Music, food and drink, plus a chance to win a bottle of wine during a cork pull. (504) 586-8000. maisondupuy.com.
  • WEDNESDAY AT THE SQUARE: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., TYSSON and Mia Borders perform. Lafayette Square, between St. Charles Avenue and Camp Street across from Gallier Hall in the CBD, New Orleans. 12-week series put on by Young Leadership Council. Food and beverages for purchase help support the event. (504) 585-1500. wednesdayatthesquare.com.
  • “WHAT STANDS IN A STORM — THREE DAYS IN THE WORST SUPERSTORM TO HIT THE SOUTH’S TORNADO ALLEY” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Kim Cross signs and discusses her book about the April 2011 tornadoes that devastated Alabama and 20 other states. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.
  • TENNESSEE AND TOUSSAINT — SOUL OF NEW ORLEANS: 6:30 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Opening gala for Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival featuring Allen Toussaint at the keyboard. $100. (504) 581-1144. tennesseewilliams.net.