New Orleans Events Calendar, Oct. 8-14, 2015 _lowres

Roosevelt New Orleans photo. In 1949, women grew tired of waiting until Carnival to enjoy the Sazerac Bar at the Roosevelt and stormed the venerable men-only club. Today, the event is celebrated with a day of activities, including a lunch in the Blue Room and a "storming" of the club today.

THURSDAY

  • NOTARIAL ARCHIVES TOURS: 10 a.m., also Oct. 15 and 29, Notarial Archives Division, Suite 360, 1340 Poydras St., New Orleans. Clerk of Civil District Court Dale Atkins offers free public tours during American Archives Month. Registration required. jstrawn@orleanscdc.com.
  • YAPPY HOUR: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Rare Form, 437 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Courtyard happy hour for people and pets, with discounts and proceeds for Louisiana SPCA.
  • JAZZ IN THE PARK: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Armstrong Park, 701 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Mike “Soulman” Baptiste and Gina Brown. facebook.com/armstrongpark.
  • ROCKIN’ THE RAILS: 5 p.m., Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire St., Covington. Eden Brent performs in the five-Thursday series of concerts. (985) 892-1873. covla.com.
  • “THE GREAT ESCAPE — NINE JEWS WHO FLED HITLER AND CHANGED THE WORLD”: 5 p.m., U.S. Freedom Pavilion, the Boeing Center, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Author Kati Marton discusses the book about Hungarian Jews who traveled to the West. Reservations suggested. (504) 528-1944, ext. 412. nationalww2museum.org.
  • FASHION AFTER 5: 5 p.m., The Columns Hotel, 3811 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Fashion Group International New Orleans has after-work mixer.
  • THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT CONCERT: 6 p.m., Pavilion of the Two Sisters, Botanical Gardens, City Park, New Orleans. John Rankin, Clarence Johnson III, Charlie Fardella and Washboard Chaz. $10. (504) 483-9488. neworleanscitypark.com.
  • “LOUISIANA WILD — THE PROTECTED AND RESTORED LANDS OF THE NATURE CONSERVANCY”: 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Photographer C.C. Lockwood presents his book of scenic images from Louisiana. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.
  • “CREOLE SON — A NOVEL OF DEGAS IN NEW ORLEANS” AND “THAT WINTER IN VENICE”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Michael Llewellyn and Ciji Ware discuss their books, respectively. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.
  • WINE, DINE & DESIGN PREVIEW: 6 p.m., Audubon Tea Room, Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Fundraiser for Operation Homefront features decorated tables by local retailers and designers. $40. myneworleans.com/events.
  • COMMUNITY GALA AND AUCTION: 6:30 p.m., New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course Clubhouse, Fourth floor, 1751 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. Fundraiser for Morris Jeff Community School, with art, food and live music. $60. (814) 404-8809. mjcsgala2015.eventbrite.com.
  • HEALTHY EATING SEMINAR: 7 p.m., West Bank Regional Library, 2571 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey. LSU AgCenter sponsors session on physical activity, with a fun fruit salad. (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net.
  • SPECTRI SONORI CONCERT SERIES: 7 p.m., Dixon Hall, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone, Paula Fan, piano, will perform. (504) 862-3214. tulane.edu.
  • VOCAL SERIES: 7:30 p.m., Dixon Annex Recital Hall, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Carol Chapman, soprano, and Peter Collins, piano. (504) 862-3214. tulane.edu.

FRIDAY

  • WINE, DINE & DESIGN LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m., Audubon Tea Room, Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Fundraiser for Operation Homefront features decorated tables by local retailers and designers. $125. myneworleans.com/events.
  • “STORMIN’ THE SAZERAC”: 1 p.m., The Roosevelt New Orleans, 123 Baronne St., New Orleans. Commemoration of 1949 event when women first entered the famous hotel bar. Lunch in the Blue Room at 1 p.m., entertainment and cocktails in the Fountain Lounge at 2 p.m., “Stormin’ ” at 3:34 p.m. Lunch $49. (504) 335-3131. waldorfastoria.com.
  • PET ADOPTION: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., NOMAR, 3645 N. I-10 Service Road West, Metairie. Louisiana SCPA will have a variety of pets for adoption. (504) 368-5191. la-spca.org.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. Art on the Spot. (504) 658-4100. noma.org.
  • OKTOBERFEST OPENING: 4 p.m., Deutsches Haus, Rivertown, 415 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Opening of three-weekend festival of German food, culture and entertainment through Oct. 24. Various events are slated throughout the celebration. oktoberfestnola.com.
  • CADA CARNIVALE: 7 p.m., City Park Carousel Gardens, Victory Avenue, New Orleans. Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse night of unlimited rides, face painting, cotton candy. $10 adults, $8 children.

SATURDAY

  • UNCF WALK FOR EDUCATION: 7:30 a.m., Audubon Park Riverview, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Annual 5K to raise funds for the United Negro College Fund. (504) 581-3794. uncf.org/neworleanswalk.
  • TEAM UP TO CLEAN UP: 7:30 a.m. to noon, New Orleans East. Community-coordinated cleaning of corridors, including tree trimming. Meeting places 6003 Bullard Ave., 5770 Read Blvd. and 7200 Crowder Blvd. Bring gloves, pruners and rakes. Register online. eastnolabdd.com.
  • PILATES IN THE SCULPTURE GARDEN: 8 a.m.; also 6 p.m. Monday. 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.
  • MAKING STRIDES OF NEW ORLEANS: 8 a.m., Champion Square, 600 Lasalle St., New Orleans. American Cancer Society event to raise funds for breast cancer research through noncompetitive 3- to 5-mile walks. makingstrides.acsevents.org/neworleans.
  • PUMPKIN PATCH CRAFT FAIR: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Charles United Methodist Church, 1905 Ormond Blvd., Destrehan. Fall festival with storytime, firetruck rides, food and a pumpkin patch. (985) 764-8292.
  • VOLUNTEER GRAFFITI CLEANUP: 9 a.m. to noon, 8th District Police Station, 334 Royal St., New Orleans. “NCIS New Orleans” sponsors graffiti cleanup day. Register at fqba.org.
  • DAY OF THE GIRL MENTORSHIP PROGRAM: 9:30 a.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. Lectures, discussions and team building for girls ages 7-12, with Olympic medalist Ashley Tappin as keynote. $10 children, $12 adults. (504) 293-4722. longuevue.com.
  • ART ON OAK: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Symphony Book Fair Warehouse, 8605 Oak St., New Orleans. LPO Volunteers fundraiser with framed and unframed posters, prints and paintings.(504) 861-2004. symphonyvolunteers.org.
  • WOODEN BOAT FESTIVAL: 10 a.m., also Sunday, Madisonville. Activities include music, contests, Children’s Village, rides, food and beer garden. Parking at 69630 Stirling Blvd., Covington, with shuttle. $10, $5 seniors. woodenboatfest.org.
  • SHOP FOR CHANGE FUNDRAISER: 10 a.m., the Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, 500 Port of New Orleans, New Orleans. Dress for Success New Orleans inventory reduction.
  • GENEALOGY FAIR: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., banks of the Tchefuncte River, Madisonville. East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Genealogical and heritage society from the metro area will be on hand. Sal Seio, curator of the American Italian Research Center, will keynote. (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net.
  • VICTORY CORPS SATURDAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. War history through a hands-on program. (504) 528-1944. nationalww2museum.org.
  • “BLOW YOUR OWN” BREAST CANCER BENEFIT: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Rosetree Blown Glass Studio and Gallery, 446 Vallette St., New Orleans. Krewe de Pink-sponsored glass blowing of pink pumpkins to raise funds for research. Registration required. (504) 366-3602. rosetreegallery.com.

PET ADOPTION: 11:30 A.M. TO 7 P.M., WHOLE FOODS, 3420 VETERANS MEMORIAL BLVD., METAIRIE. LOUISIANA SCPA WILL HAVE A VARIETY OF PETS FOR ADOPTION. (504) 368-5191. LA-SPCA.ORG.

  • BOUNTIFUL BOOTY FUNDRAISER: noon to 7 p.m., Treasure Tattoo, 2350 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Benefit for Louisiana SPCA with raffle, bang and beard trims, and tattoos. (504) 344-7989. treasuretattoo.brownpapertickets.com.
  • OLD ARABI SUGAR FEST: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., Aycock Barn, 409 Aycock St., Arabi. Food, music, kids’ activities, contest and more. (504) 278-4242.
  • BIG EASY SISTERS OF PERPETUAL INDULGENCE EXEQUATUR: 5 p.m., Grand Pre’s, 834 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Ceremony to mark authorization of activists, community service and outreach group. Second-line to Oz, 800 Bourbon St., for ceremony. thebigeasysisters.org.
  • BAYOU JAM: 5:30 p.m., Heritage Park, 1701 Bayou Lane, Slidell. Band of Brothers performs for this fall concert series. (985) 646-4375. myslidell.com.
  • A NIGHT OF INSPIRATION GALA: 7 p.m., Alice M. Harte School, 5300 Berkley Drive, New Orleans. Food, libations, music and auction for InspireNOLA Charter Schools. $50. (504) 227-3057. bit.ly/iNOLAgala.
  • A TASTE OF ITALY: 7 p.m., American Italian Cultural Center, 537 S. Peters St., New Orleans. Food, music and libations mark the celebration of Italian-American heritage month. $65 in advance, $75 door. (504) 522-7294. americanitalianculturalcenter.com.

DWIGHT YOAKAM: 8:30 P.M., ORPHEUM THEATER, 129 ROOSEVELT WAY, NEW ORLEANS. COUNTRY STAR YOAKAM ALSO PERFORMS WITH LANCO. $45 AND UP. (504) 274-4870. ORPHEUMNOLA.COM.

SUNDAY

  • YOGA IN THE GARDEN: 9 a.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. $5 suggested donation. (504) 293-4721. longuevue.com.
  • DEDICATION OF HARPSICHORD: 10:15 a.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Service with special music to dedicate the instrument’s icon “The Creation of the Cosmos” painted on the lid by Raymond N. Calvert. Service also marks the 10th anniversary return of the congregation to the church following Katrina. (504) 522-0276. trinitynola.com.
  • GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN — A CEMETERY AND MOURNING EVENT: 12:30 p.m., St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 2130 Rectory St., Paulina. (225) 869-5751.
  • CELEBRACION LATINA: Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Music, children’s activities, Latin cuisine, crafts and information. $18.95 adults, $13.95 children 2-12, $14.95 for seniors 65+, members free. (504) 581-4629. auduboninstitute.org.
  • WAVE, LEAF AND STONE —IMAGES OF MEDIEVAL SONG: 3 p.m., St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1031 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. New Orleans Musica da Camera celebrates 50 years performing. (504) 895-1972. nomdc.org.
  • ORLEANS SIERRA CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Dominion Auditorium, Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Woodlands Conservancy presents video and discusses Plaquemine Parish’s changes to Woodland trail. (504) 307-0187.
  • MASTERS OF ILLUSION — BELIEVE THE IMPOSSIBLE: 7:30 p.m., Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans. Live magic production of the television series. $35 and up. (504) 525-1052. saengernola.com.

MONDAY

  • NOCCA COOKING CLASS: 6 p.m., Press Street Station, 5 Press St., New Orleans. Study culinary arts for an evening with “Terrific Tailgating.” Proceeds benefit NOCCA. Enrollment limited to 10. $100. rread@noccainstitute.com.
  • “DON’T SUCK, DON’T DIE — GIVING UP VIC CHESNUTT”: 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Kristin Hersh reads and signs her book about the songwriter and their relationship. (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.
  • GRACIAS CHRISTMAS CANTATA: 7 p.m., Lakefront Arena, UNO, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. International Youth Fellowship performance. (504) 602-9930. christmascantata.us.
  • CHORAL AUDITIONS FOR CRESCENT CITY SOUND CHORUS: 7 p.m., music room, Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave., New Orleans. Local chapter of Sweet Adelines International women’s chorus. (601) 550-0983. crescentcitysound.com.
  • CONCERT PIANO SERIES: 8 p.m., Dixon Hall, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Mikhail Yanovitsky will perform. (504) 862-3214. tulane.edu.

TUESDAY

  • CRIMESTOPPERS NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Bonnabel Boat Launch, 199 Bonnabel Blvd., Metairie. Food, drinks, exhibits, music and children’s activities. (504) 837-8477. crimestoppersgno.org.

“IT’S YOUR WORLD —GET INFORMED, GET INSPIRED & GET GOING”: 5:30 P.M., OCTAVIA BOOKS, 513 OCTAVIA ST., NEW ORLEANS. CHELSEA CLINTON READS AND SIGNS HER BOOK. TICKETS ARE REQUIRED, WILL BE EXCHANGED FOR ONE COPY AND WILL ADMIT UP TO FOUR FAMILY MEMBERS. (504) 899-7323. OCTAVIABOOKS.COM.

  • “A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES COOKBOOK — RECIPES FROM IGNATIUS J. REILLY’S NEW ORLEANS”: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Cynthia LeJeune Nobles discusses and signs her book, with a Lucky Dog cart on hand. (504) 895-2266. gardendistrictbookshop.com.
  • NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME: 6 p.m., St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 6336 Berkley Drive, New Orleans. Music, food and drinks. (504) 394-4956.
  • NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME: 6 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 620 Eliza St., New Orleans. Music, food and drinks. (504) 368-0411. sites.google.com/site/trinityalgierspoint.
  • NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME: 6 p.m., Faith is The Victory Christian Center, 3145 Alex Kornman Blvd., Harvey.
  • SCHOOL FAIR: 6:30 p.m., auditorium, Children’s Hospital, 200 Henry Clay Ave., New Orleans. The Parenting Center hosts informational event for parents of preschool children about area schools and service organizations, as well as the OneApp admissions process for public schools. (504) 896-5919. chnola.org/parentingcenter.
  • “GETTING OFF AT ELYSIAN FIELDS”: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave. , Metairie. John Pope discusses his book of obituaries from The Times-Picayune. (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net.

WEDNESDAY

  • WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m. to 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.
  • MUSIC AT MIDDAY: Noon, Rogers Memorial Chapel, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Alfred Lemmon on organ. (504) 862-3214. tulane.edu.
  • JAZZ PILATES: Noon to 1 p.m., New Orleans National Historical Park Visitor Center, Dutch Alley, 916 N. Peters St., New Orleans. Stephanie Jordan leads a free class; participants bring their own mats. (504) 589-4841. nps.gov/jazz.
  • “GETTING OFF AT ELYSIAN FIELDS”: 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. John Pope launches his collection of obituaries from The Times-Picayune. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.
  • JAZZ AT THE SANDBAR: 7 p.m., UNO Sandbar in the Cove, Founders Road, UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. $5, free for students/faculty/staff. (504) 280-6039. nojc.org/sandbar.

THURSDAY, OCT. 15

  • BIG BOOK SALE: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., also Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Friends of the Jefferson Parish Public Library semi-annual sale with used books, puzzles, DVDs, CDs, video and audio tapes and records. (504) 455-2665. friendsofjeffersonlibrary.org.
  • CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT: 10:30 a.m., Lakewood Golf Course, 4801 Gen. DeGaulle Drive, New Orleans. Benefits Louisiana SPCA, Options and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. lafcaa.com.
  • YAPPY HOUR: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Rare Form, 437 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Courtyard happy hour for people and pets, with discounts and proceeds for Louisiana SPCA. rareformnola.com.
  • ROCKIN’ THE RAILS: 5 p.m., Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire St., Covington. Eden Brent performs in the five-Thursday series of concerts. (985) 892-1873. covla.com.
  • “THE GREAT ESCAPE — NINE JEWS WHO FLED HITLER AND CHANGED THE WORLD”: 5 p.m., U.S. Freedom Pavilion, the Boeing Center, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Author Kati Marton discusses the book about Hungarian Jews who traveled to the West. Reservations suggested. (504) 528-1944, ext. 412. nationalww2museum.org.
  • “EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE — A SEMI-COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO SOME OF THE WORLD’S MOST FASCINATING INDIVIDUALS”: 5:30 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Michael Hearst offers music and a PowerPoint presentation. (504) 899-7323. octaviabooks.com.
  • THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT CONCERT: 6 p.m., Pavilion of the Two Sisters, Botanical Gardens, City Park, New Orleans. $10. (504) 483-9488. neworleanscitypark.com.
  • HEALTHY EATING SEMINAR: 7 p.m., West Bank Regional Library, 2571 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey. LSU AgCenter sponsors session on physical activity, with a fun fruit salad. (504) 889-8143. jplibrary.net.
  • “THE TROUBLE IN ME”: 6:30 p.m., St. Tammany Parish Library Slidell Branch, 555 Robert Blvd., Slidell. Jack Gantos visits library to discuss and sign his book, including other works in the Joey Pigza series. (985) 646-6470. sttammanylibrary.org.
  • “ARTIST SPACES, NEW ORLEANS”: 7 p.m., Nix Library, 1401 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Photographer Tina Freeman presents her book about the creative spaces of more than a dozen artists. (504) 596-2630. neworleanspubliclibrary.com.
  • NEW ORLEANS FILM FESTIVAL KICKOFF: 9 p.m., Rebellion Bar & Urban Kitchen, 749 Camp St., New Orleans. New Orleans Video Access Center starts the annual film fest with libations and food. Open to all-access passholders and NOVAC members. neworleansfilmfestival.org.
  • MARKETS

THURSDAY

  • HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 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.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET MID-CITY: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Mid-City Farmers Market, 3700 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • MARKETPLACE AT ARMSTRONG PARK: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., 901 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Food, music and arts and crafts market. (504) 684-5410. icdnola.org.

SATURDAY

  • CAMELLIA CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Chamber of Commerce parking lot, 1808 Front St., Slidell. (985) 640-7112. camelliacitymarket.org.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, 700 Magazine St., New Orleans. crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. (985) 892-1873. covingtonfarmersmarket.org.
  • GERMAN COAST FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Ormond Plantation, 13786 River Road, Destrehan. (985) 764-9762. germancoastfarmersmarket.org.
  • KENNER RIVERTOWN FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Heritage Park, 303 Williams Blvd., Kenner. (504) 468-7211.
  • GRETNA FARMERS MARKET: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 300 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna. gretnafarmersmarket.com.
  • MANDEVILLE TRAILHEAD COMMUNITY MARKET: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 675 Lafitte St., Mandeville. (985) 624-3147. mandevilletrailheadmarket.com.
  • OLD ALGIERS HARVEST FRESH MARKET: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 922 Teche St., Algiers.
  • 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.
  • ST. BERNARD SEAFOOD & FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 409 Aycock St., Arabi. visitstbernard.com.
  • ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park (South Carrollton at South Claiborne avenues). The market features arts and crafts vendors plus food, music and a kids’ tent. (504) 523-1465. artsneworleans.org.
  • SATURDAY FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., French Market, 1235 N. Peters St., New Orleans. Weekly market featuring produce, seafood, preserves, breads and baked goods. (504) 522-2621. frenchmarket.org.
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 612 Piety St., New Orleans. Indoor-outdoor market. (504) 269-3982.
  • SWAP MEET NOLA: 11 a.m. to 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.
  • FRERET MARKET: Noon to 4 p.m., Freret Street at Napoleon Avenue. More than 90 vendors of food, art, crafts, live music and flea market finds. freretmarket.org.

TUESDAY

  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET UPTOWN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 200 Broadway Ave., New Orleans. crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 8301 Olive St., New Orleans. (504) 483-7037. hollygrovemarket.com.
  • SANKOFA MOBILE MARKET: 11 a.m. to noon, Lower 9th Ward Senior Center, 5234 Claiborne Ave., New Orleans. (504) 872-9214. sankofanola.org.

WEDNESDAY

  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Covington Trailhead, East Lockwood and North New Hampshire streets, Covington. (985) 892-1873.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET: 2 p.m. to 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. to 6 p.m., 12715 U.S. 90, St. Charles Plaza Shopping Center, Luling. (504) 782-8517. germancoastfarmersmarket.org.

AROUND THE STATE

THURSDAY-SATURDAY

  • ZWOLLE TAMALE FIESTA: Fiesta Grounds, South Main Street, Zwolle. One of the most unique titles of any festival, this north Louisiana event celebrates the Spanish and Indian heritage of the town. Entertainment, arts, crafts, food and contests. $5. zwolletamalefiesta.com.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • BRIDGE CITY GUMBO FESTIVAL: Angel Square, 1701 Bridge City Ave., Bridge City. Gumbo is cooked daily at the festival, with both seafood and chicken and sausage types. Also on hand are other Louisiana dishes, music, rides, festival fun and some of the most interesting royal crowns in the state.$3. gumbo.olpsw.org.
  • FESTIVALS ACADIENS ET CRÉOLES: Girard Park, 500 Girard Park Drive, Lafayette. Celebrating the 250th anniversary of the arrival of Acadians in south Louisiana, this international festival celebrates the heritage of the region with food, music, special events and activities just for kids. festivalsacadiens.com.
  • LOUISIANA CATTLE FESTIVAL: Downtown Abbeville. This salute to the state’s cattle industry features pageants, contests, a livestock show, parades, street dancing and more. louisianacattlefestival.org.
  • LOUISIANA GUMBO FESTIVAL OF CHACKBAY: Chackbay-Choupic Fairgrounds, 326 La. 304, Chackbay. Gumbo is the name of the game at this event, sponsored by the Chackbay Volunteer Fire Department, with live music, other good food and rides. (985) 633-2828. lagumbofest.com.

SATURDAY

  • FALL FOR ART: Downtown Covington. Live performances, gallery openings, movie screenings and dining are the marks of this event sponsored by the St. Tammany Art Association. (985) 892-8650. sttammanyartassociation.org.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

  • CARNAVAL LATINO: French Quarter, New Orleans. The Latin heritage of New Orleans is celebrated in this festival of parades, music and food throughout the French Quarter in this “Celebration of the Americas.” (504) 528-8560. carnavalatinola.com

THURSDAY-SUNDAY, OCT. 15-18

  • INTERNATIONAL RICE FESTIVAL: Parkerson Avenue at Court Circle, Crowley. This festival is one of the oldest and largest agricultural festivals in the South. Food, music, parades and all things rice. ricefestival.com.