Thursday, Aug. 14

  • “BOURBON WHIZ” FINAL SCREENING: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., Chalmette Movies, 8700 W. Judge Perez Drive. Come see the final screening of “Bourbon Whiz” and a live performance.

Tacoma Rainiers at New Orleans Zephyrs: 7 p.m., Zephyr Field, 6000 Airline Drive, Metairie. Aug. 14-15.

Under The Streetlamp: 8 p.m., Harrah’s New Orleans Casino & Hotel, 228 Poydras St. Aug. 14-16.

Friday, Aug. 15

  • COCKTAIL HISTORY TOUR: 5 p.m., Evangeline, 329 Decatur St. Join New Orleans tour guide Dylan O’Donnell, aka Dr. Gumbo, on a journey through New Orleans’ history of cocktails, and sample them along the way. $65 for adults who will drink; $32 for adults who will not drink.

The Fourth Circle: 8 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St. Dane Rhodes and DaDa Productions present a performing arts experience that shows what can happen when different disciplines work together. After being exposed to a short art-house film as inspiration, three artists, a musician, a dancer and a painter, come together to create a new original piece in front of your eyes.

Saturday, Aug. 16

  • YOGA IN THE SCULPTURE GARDEN: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Saturdays, New Orleans Museum of Art, Collins Diboll Circle. Beginner-friendly classes taught in the Sculpture Garden, weather permitting. To register, call East Jefferson Healthfinders at (504) 456-5000. $5.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Magazine Street Market, Magazine and Girod streets. The market features produce, flowers and food. Call (504) 861-5898.
  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. The market offers local produce. Call (985) 892-1873.
  • BACK TO SCHOOL RALLY: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, New Orleans Main Library, 219 Loyola Ave. Book parade, school supply giveaway, food, music, exhibits, petting zoo. Free. (504) 596-2565.
  • RENO ACES AT NEW ORLEANS ZEPHYRS: 6 p.m., Zephyr Field, 6000 Airline Drive, Metairie.
  • MORE THAN SKIN DEEP: 9:30 a.m., Tulane University Matas Library Mezzanine Lab (207), 1430 Tulane Ave. Free seminar from the National Psoriasis Foundation. Parking is $5 (three to four hours) La Salle Parking Garage.
  • RENO ACES AT NEW ORLEANS ZEPHYRS: 6 p.m., Zephyr Field, 6000 Airline Drive, Metairie.
  • MORE THAN SKIN DEEP: 9:30 a.m., Tulane University Matas Library Mezzanine Lab (207), 1430 Tulane Ave. Free seminar from the National Psoriasis Foundation. Parking is $5 (three to four hours) La Salle Parking Garage.

BONSAI AUCTION: tree viewing 4 to 6 p.m., auction 6 p.m., Marine Corps League Hall, 2708 Delaware St., Kenner. Auction of bonsai trees sponsored by the Greater New Orleans Bonsai Society. Free. (504) 458-6956, wevoodoo@cox.net.

BETTER THAN EZRA ROCK ’N’ ROLL MINI GOLF: 8 p.m., at L’Auberge Casino Hotel, 777 L’Auberge Ave., Baton Rouge. Benefits after-school program at Bethune Elementary School in the Hollygrove neighborhood. Acoustic performance by Better Than Ezra, mini golf on a course built by See Hear Productions, an open bar, premium food stations and a silent auction. General admission is $100, with tickets available at www.eventbrite.com.

SUNDAY AND MONDAY, AUG. 17 and 18

  • TEMPLE SINAI ATTIC SALE: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, and from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 18, at Congregation Temple Sinai, 6227 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Shoppers who arrive at 8 a.m. Aug. 17 pay an early bird entrance fee of $10. Entry is free after 9 a.m. For information, call (504) 432-5322 or visit www.templesinaino.org.

Monday, Aug. 18

  • AUTHORS & READERS CONVENTION: 4 p.m., Marriott New Orleans, 555 Canal St. Meet Heather Graham in the French Quarter as keynote speaker. The convention is for authors and readers to meet one another in a fun environment.

Monday Night Writer’s Group: 7:30 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Meeting every Monday. (504) 455-4929. Recurring dates: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25.

TUESDAY, AUG. 19

  • HOW TO PROPAGATE IRIS: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, City Park. Second Tuesday event features demonstration and discussion of propagating iris by division. Free. (504) 866-2381.
  • FAMILY AND FRIENDS CPR: A basic introduction to CPR will be provided from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, in the first-floor classroom of West Jefferson Medical Center, 1101 Medical Center Blvd., Marrero. Preregistration is required. For information, call (504) 349-6200.
  • ORCHID SOCIETY MEETING & SWAP: 7 p.m., Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden (enter through rear gates). Orchid basics, meeting and orchid swap. Free. www.neworleansorchidsociety.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 20

  • GRIEF AND LOSS SUPPORT GROUP: Free grief and loss support group, provided by the Akula Foundation, will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, at West Jefferson Medical Center. To register or for information, call the Grief Resource Center at (504) 247-7818.
  • 6X6: 7:30 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St. See six staged readings of six brand-new 10-minute plays exploring themes close to the heart of New Orleans. Tickets are $10, cash only. (504) 488.1460.
  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Covington Trail Head, 419 N. New Hampshire St., Covington. The market offers local produce. Call (985) 892-1873.
  • WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m. to noon. The National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St. Curator Eric Rivet leads a program on the uniforms and equipment used by American and German soldiers during World War II. Free with admission. Call (504) 528-1944, ext. 288. nationalww2museum.org.
  • WEDNESDAYS ON THE POINT: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Algiers Point Riverfront, 200 Morgan St. Live music, food and local vendors. Call (504) 362-6436.

Thursday, Aug. 21

  • COURAGE CAPS: 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at the West Jefferson Medical Center Infusion Center, 4511 West Bank Expressway. Knit and crochet caps for cancer patients. Donations of yarn are welcome. For information, call Tabitha at (504) 349-1232.
  • BESH STEAK BEER DINNER: 7 p.m., Besh Steak, 228 Poydras St. Featuring a different beer from NOLA Brewing Co. for each course. $75 per person. harrahsneworleans.com/restaurants/besh-steak.html.
  • HELP FREE AN ANGEL FOUNDATION, PAINT WITH A PURPOSE: 7 p.m., Painting with a Twist, 700 Dublin St.

Friday, Aug. 22

  • STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS: 10 a.m., The Williams Group NOLA, 201 St. Charles Ave. Learn how to take your dream of starting a business and put it into action. In this workshop, you’ll learn everything you need to know about starting a business.

Saturday, Aug. 23

  • YOGA IN THE SCULPTURE GARDEN: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Saturdays, New Orleans Museum of Art, Collins Diboll Circle. Beginner-friendly classes taught in the Sculpture Garden, weather permitting. To register, call East Jefferson Healthfinders at (504) 456-5000. $5.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Magazine Street Market, Magazine and Girod streets. The market features produce, flowers and food. Call (504) 861-5898.
  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. The market offers local produce. Call (985) 892-1873.
  • CUTTING EDGE CE CONFERENCES: 10 a.m., Historic Carver Theater, 2101 Orleans Ave. Three-day conference that draws together established and aspiring music industry professionals from around the world. Sessions in this national conference cover vital phases of the business end of the music industry.
  • FAMILY FAIR 2014: 10 a.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp Place. This annual event will feature a variety of art activities inspired by a Southern county fair as well as games and performances for children of all ages. Food and drink will be available for purchase. Free admission. ogdenmuseum.org.
  • OLD ALGIERS HARVEST FRESH MARKET: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Old Algiers Harvest Fresh Market, 922 Teche St. Produce, seafood and more are available for purchase. oldalgiersharvestfreshmarket.com.
  • BIG EASY ROLLERGIRLS AUGUST DOUBLE HEADER: 5 p.m., Uno, 2000 Lakeshore Drive. Big Easy Rollergirls AllStars take on the Texas Rollergirls Firing Squad followed by the TXRG Texecutioners versus the Atlanta Rollergirls Dirty South Derby Girls. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 the door. Kids 7-12 are $5, kids 6 and under are free. College students get in for just $5 with valid school ID. crawfishmambo.com/sslpage.aspx?pid=391
  • JAKE OWEN: 7 p.m., Champion Square, Benson Tower and Superdome.
  • BREWSIANA CRAFT BEER & MUSIC FESTIVAL: 7 p.m., House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur St. Featuring 21 varieties of craft beer, including seasonal and rare releases by NOLA Brewery, Bayou Teche Biere, Chafunkta Brewing Co., Covington Brewhouse, Parish Brewing Co., Tin Roof Brewing Co. and Gnarly Barley Brewing Co. Live music from Colin Lake, Brass Bed, The Scorseses, The Wooden Wings, Hazy Ray and Kelly Love Jones. $12+. hob.com/venues/clubvenues/neworleans.
  • SUNSET ON SATURDAY: 7 p.m., The Saratoga, 212 Loyola Ave. Trunk show featuring designer Kano Branon, wine-tasting and custom rolled cigars.
  • AVITA DRUGS BELLE REVE BREEZE GALA: 8 p.m., Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins Drive. Gala will have food, drinks and entertainment. www.jambase.com/Venues/5784/Generations-Hall.
  • PAPA MALI: 10 p.m., Freret Street Publiq House, 4528 Freret St.

ONGOING

  • NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM MONTH: Aug. 1-31. A new collaboration launches this month between museums across the greater New Orleans area. During August, members of one participating museum will receive free admission or tours at more than a dozen others. Join one and visit them all for free. Participating institutions include the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Beauregard Keyes House, the Cabildo, the Contemporary Arts Center, the Historic New Orleans Collection, the Irish Cultural Museum, Le Musee de f.p.c., Longue Vue House and Gardens, Madam John’s Legacy, the McKenna Museum of African American Art, the National World War II Museum, the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and the Old U.S. Mint. Details at www.touristathome.com.