CAMPAIGNS OF COURAGE

The National World War II Museum recently unveiled its newest expansion, a 31,000-square-foot pavilion using digital technology, personal storytelling and artifacts to explore the experience of the average American fighting the war.

945 Magazine St.,

$14-$23

(504) 528-1944

CREOLE CHRISTMAS HISTORIC HOME TOUR

Take a peek inside the past on this tour of five French Quarter homes decorated for the Christmas season.

Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Starts: The 1850 House, 523 St. Ann St.

$25. (504) 523-3939 in advance; (504) 524-9118 days of tour. friendsofthecabildo.org

ALLSTATE SUGAR BOWL FAN FEST

The Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic returns to New Orleans on New Year’s Day, but first the University of Alabama and Ohio State University will rev up the fans at this pep rally with music, mascots and more.

Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 30-31

Free. In the Jax Brewery Parking lot.