ESSENCE OF STYLE DESIGN SYMPOSIUM: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. Annual enclave features Julia Reed and Bunny Williams in discussion of Furlow Gatewood, lunch and auction. $125 for nonmembers, $100 for members. (504) 293-4723.
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.
SACRED TO THE MEMORY — MOURNING TOURS: 12:30 p.m., Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Homes, 820 St. Louis St., New Orleans. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays through Nov. 17. $30. (504) 525-9735. hgghh.org.
RANGERS CHOICE TALK: 2 p.m., Barataria Preserve of Jean Lafitte National Historial Park, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Wednesdays through Sundays. (504) 689-3690, ext. 10. nps.gov/jela.
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.
YOGA FOR CANCER PATIENTS: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Benson Cancer Center, Ochsner Medical Center, 1515 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson. Open to all cancer survivors. (504) 842-3910. Also Thursdays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 11 a.m. ochsner.org/ochsner_cancer_institute/healing_yoga.
“WHAT JACKIE TAUGHT US”: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., U.S. Freedom Pavilion, National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Tina Santi Flaherty presents insights and signs book about former first lady. RSVP required. (504) 528-1944. nationalww2museum.org.
BARONESS PONTALBA BIRTHDAY BASH: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Upper Pontalba Building, Jackson Square, 520 St. Peter St., New Orleans. Re-enactments, food, drink and more by French Market District. (504) 522-2621. frenchmarket.org.
CITYWIDE HIGH SCHOOL FAIR: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Benjamin Franklin High School, 2001 Leon C. Simon Drive, New Orleans. Public, private and parochial school information, sessions. (504) 620-2332. urbanleagueneworleans.org.
“NEW ORLEANS RADIO” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St. Dominic Massa discusses and signs his book about the origins and history of radio in the Crescent City. (504) 895-2266.
“YOU DON’T KNOW ME” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m. Maple Street Book Shop, 7529 Maple St. James Nolan reads and signs his interrelated collection of short stories based in the Crescent City. (504) 866-4916.
TOM DENT LITERARY FESTIVAL: 6 p.m. opening reception, New Orleans Public Library, 219 Loyola Ave., New Orleans. Two-day festival on African-American literature at library branches throughout the city. neworleanspubliclibrary.org.
“NEW ORLEANS HISTORIC HOTELS”: 6 p.m., Roux on Orleans, Bourbon Orleans Hotel, 717 Orleans St., New Orleans. Launch of Paul Oswell’s book. (504) 523-2222. bourbonorleans.com.
“THE PETTICOAT REBELLION —A CULINARY HISTORY OF FRENCH COLONIAL LOUISIANA”: 6 p.m., Madisonville Branch, St. Tammany Parish Library, 1123 Main St., Madisonville, and Saturday 10:30 a.m., Slidell Branch, 555 Robert Blvd. Authors Jon and Elizabeth Laiche discuss their book. (985) 845-4819 or (985) 646-6470. sttammany.lib.la.us.
BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Cars of Yesteryear Museum, 4625 Fairfield St., Metairie. Joint fundraiser for East Jefferson Business Association and Jefferson Performing Arts Society. $20. (504) 828-0500. ejba.org.
HOLIDAY MARKET: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 3939 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans.
HISTORY ON THE MOVE: 7 p.m., Pitot House, 1440 Moss St., New Orleans. Gala to mark 50th anniversary of moving house to present location. $50. (504) 482-0312. louisianalandmarks.org.
“THE MANY FACES OF LOUIS ARMSTRONG”: 7 p.m., McCaffrey Ballroom, Xavier University Center, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans. Lecture and concert. (504) 520-7568. xula.edu.
JOHN BERENDT LECTURE: 7 p.m., New Orleans Athletic Club, 222 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Author of “Midnight in the Garden of Good And Evil.” Part of NOAC’s Community Outreach lecture series. (504) 525-2375. neworleansathleticclub.com.
WHAT’S COOKING WITH CASA: 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Board of Trade, 316 Magazine St., New Orleans. Food, auction, cocktails, entertainment. $52 and up. (504) 522-1962. casaneworleans.org/whatscookin.
COCKTAILS FOR KID SMART: 7:30 p.m., 1207 Webster St., New Orleans. Fundraiser for KID smART. $125 and up. (504) 940-1994. kidsmart.org.
“THE WHOLE GRITTY CITY” SCREENING: 7:30 p.m., AMC Elmwood Palace Theatre, 1200 Elmwood Park Blvd., Elmwood. Showing with filmmakers, music and Q&A to benefit Dinerral Shavers Educational Fund. $10. (504) 235-2084.
FRIDAY, NOV. 7
“IRELAND AND NEW ORLEANS — OVER 200 YEARS OF SHARED HISTORY” SYMPOSIUM: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. Alphonsus Art and Cultural Center, 2025 Constance St., New Orleans. Tulane University symposium in conjunction with the International Famine Commemoration. ifnola2014.org.
MOTHER’S CIRCLE: 10 a.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Exclusively for mothers who have lost a child to gun violence. (504) 658-4993. ashecac.org.
WOMEN OF DISTINCTION LUNCHEON: 11 a.m., Audubon Tea Room, Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Girl Scouts Louisiana East honors four women at annual fundraiser. $50. (504) 355-5885. gsle.org.
WESTWEGO FARMERS AND FISHERIES MARKET: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market, 484 Sala Ave., Westwego. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. (504) 341-9803.
19TH CENTURY MOURNING AND INTERMENT CUSTOMS: 1:30 p.m., The Pitot House Museum, 1440 Moss St., New Orleans. House in mourning dress and nearby St. Louis Cemetery No. 3. $30. (504) 482-0312. louisianalandmarks.org.
FASHION FOR HOPE: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Café Hope, 1101 Barataria Blvd., Marrro. Fall fashion show and tea to benefit Café Hope. $45. (504) 503-0202. cafehope.org.
“HAPPY FEET” SCREENING: 6 p.m., Carver Playground, 7400 Prytania St., New Orleans. Part of NORCD’s Movies in the Park. Games, fitness at 6 p.m., movie at sunset. (504) 658-3032. nola.gov/nordc/movies-in-the-park.
“A STREET IN A TOWN REMEMBERED” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m. Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St. Carole Shelby Carnes tells the stories of the people and places of Shelby, Miss. (504) 895-2266.
PONTCHARTRAIN FILM FESTIVAL: 6 p.m., opening reception, Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell. Three-day festival through Sunday. $5. pontchartrainfilmfestival.com.
BOURBON, BOUDIN & BEER: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Champions Square, Lasalle Street, New Orleans. To benefit the Emeril Lagasse Foundation. $99. boudinbourbonandbeer.com.
LACE CURTAIN NIGHT: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans, 933 Conti St., New Orleans. Music, food, special exhibits. $25. (855) 514-8139. icmnola.com.
RAISE THE ROOF FOR ROOTS: 7 p.m., Nola Brewing Company, 3001 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans. Benefit for Roots of Music program. $85. (504) 722-2961. therootsofmusic.org.
HOLY NAME OF JESUS GATOR FEST: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., 6325 Cromwell Place, New Orleans. Three-day school fair celebrating 30 years. Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (504) 339-3339. facebook.com/hnjfair.
ST. CLEMENT OF ROME OYSTER FESTIVAL: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., St. Clement of Rome Parish, 4317 Richland Ave., Metairie. Three-day school fair celebrating 50 years. Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sunday noon to 8 p.m. (504) 887-7821. scroysterfestival.org.
ST. RITA PECAN FESTIVAL: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., St. Rita Church and School, 7100 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan. Three-day school fair. Saturday noon to 11 p.m., Sunday noon to 9 p.m. (504) 737-0744, ext. 100. stritapecanfestival.com.
WESTWEGO CYPRESS SWAMP FESTIVAL: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market, 484 Sala Ave., Westwego. Three-day festival. Saturday noon to 10 p.m., Sunday noon to 9 p.m. cityofwestwego.com.
THE PLATFORMS FUND INFORMATION SESSION: 7 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Fund provides support for the development and presentation of self-organized, artistic projects. (504) 569-9070. platformsfund.org.
ZULU FIRST FRY-DAY OPEN MIC NITE: 7 p.m., the New Zulu Hall, Roy E. Glapion Jr. Building, 730 N. Broad St., New Orleans. $5. (504) 827-1661. kreweofzulu.com.
“DISOBEDIENCE — THE LURE OF THE ENGENDER FAILURE” LECTURE: 7 p.m., Parker United Methodist Church, 1130 Nashville Ave., New Orleans. C.G. Jung Society lecture by analyst Jutta von Buchholtz. $15, $10 students. jungneworleans.org.
CITY STARS SOIREE: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Junior Achievement New Orleans, 5100 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. Fundraiser and salute to Rising Star honorees. (504) 569-8657. jagno.org.
LET’S MAKE WAVES: 7 p.m., Pontchartrain Yacht Club, 1501 Lakeshore Drive, Mandeville. Fundraiser for Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation. $75 and up. (504) 836-2215. saveourlake.org.
CHEYENNE JACKSON AND SETH RUDETSKY: 7:30 p.m., Lupin Hall at NOCCA, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. Part of the Broadway@NOCCA series with star of “Glee” and “30 Rock” with pianist/host Rudetsky. $50 and up. broadwaynola.com.
ODYSSEY’S NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: 8 p.m. to midnight, NOMA, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Annual black-tie fundraiser. $125 and up. (504) 658-4100. noma.org.
STARS OF AMERICAN BALLET: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater of the Performing Arts, Armstrong Park, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. National dancers perform classics of the American repertoire. Presented by New Orleans Ballet Association. (504) 522-0996, ext. 0. nobadance.com.
SATURDAY, NOV. 8
IRISH FEST: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Kingsley House, 1600 Constance St., New Orleans. Part of the Irish Famine Commemoration. Food, music, dancing, sports. $12 advance, $15 at door. irishfestneworleans.com.
CAMELIA CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Griffith Park, 333 Erlanger St., Slidell. (985) 640-7112. camelliacitymarket.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.
KENNER RIVERTOWN FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Heritage Park, 303 Williams Blvd., Kenner. (504) 468-7211.
NEIGHBORHOOD SUMMIT: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Professional Services Building, Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. Professional development conference for Orleans neighborhood associations and members. nola.gov/neighborhood-engagement/projects/summit.
CRESCENT CITY FALL CLASSIC 5K: 8:30 a.m., Golf Drive, City Park, New Orleans. Post-race party at the Practice Track featuring music, food, family zone. Registration at event 7 a.m. $35. ccc10K.com/crescent-city-fall-classic.
SAVE A HEART TAG SALE: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4310 Magazine St., New Orleans. To benefit LA/SPCA. Also, Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Pet adoptions 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (504) 368-5191. la-spca.org.
SUPER SATURDAY: 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteer Center, City Park, Harrison Avenue, New Orleans. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring drinking water. firstname.lastname@example.org.
DESTREHAN PLANTATION FALL FESTIVAL: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Destrehan Plantation, 13034 River Road, Destrehan. Food, music, arts and crafts. Also Sunday. $7. (877) 453-2095. destrehanplantation.org.
PARKWAY PARTNERS PLANT SALE: 9 a.m. to noon. Parkway Partners Greenhouse, 1137 Baronne St., New Orleans. Variety of trees, shrubs and mulch. “Trees in Your Landscape” presentation by Scott Courtright, 10 a.m. (504) 620-2224, ext. 2. parkwaypartnersnola.org.
JDRF’S WALK FOR THE CURE: 9:30 a.m., Audubon Park Shelter #10, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Fundraising 1.5-mile. (504) 828-2873. louisiana.jdrf.org.
UNIVERSITY MONTESSORI SCHOOL’S BOOK FAIR: 10 a.m. to noon, Maple Street Book Shop, 7523 Maple St., New Orleans. Portion of proceeds go to school. (504) 866-4916. umsnola.org.
FRIENDS OF THE NEW ORLEANS PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK SALE: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Latter Library, 5120 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Also, Wednesday, Nov. 12. friendsnola.org.
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. wnationalww2museum.org.
WHITE ELEPHANT SALE: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., McDonogh 15 School, 721 St. Philip St., New Orleans. Patio Planters annual auction, yard sale and raffle. patioplanters.org.
WEB WEEKEND: 11 a.m., New Orleans BioInnovation Center, 1441 Canal St., New Orleans. Two days of events on Web innovations and uses hosted by NOVAC. $20 and up. (504) 308-1421. webweekend.org.
PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 612 Peity 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.
TREME CREOLE GUMBO FESTIVAL: 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Armstrong Park, 701 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Food, music and second-line parade. Also Sunday. (504) 558-6100. jazzandheritage.org/treme-gumbo.
“CROSSING THE ICE” AUTHOR EVENT: 1 p.m. Barnes & Noble, Premier Center II, 3414 Hwy. 190. Local author Jennifer Comeaux signs copies of her romance novel. (985) 626-8884.
PROSPECT.3 BUILDING WORKSHOP FOR KIDS: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. Kids 5 and up learn about green building practices. Bring a lidded shoebox. $18 for nonmembers, $15 for members. (504) 293-4721.
PUPPIES GONE POKER 2014: 2 p.m., 639 Girod St., Mandeville. Fundraiser for St. Tammany Humane Society. $30. (985) 892-7387. sthumane.org.
“STILL I RISE, A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO MAYA ANGELOU” GALA: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Ellis Marsalis Center for Music, Musicians Village, 1901 Bartholomew St., New Orleans. Benefit showcasing musicians, poets and artists plus dinner for SISATAWorks Scholarships. (504) 301-4800. sistaworks.org.
MINIATURE EXHIBITION: 6 P.M. TO 8 P.M. ACADEMY GALLERY, 5256 MAGAZINE ST. DISPLAY OF WORK BY 500 NATIONAL AND LOCAL ARTISTS. THROUGH DEC. 2. (504) 899-8111.
OPENING CARNIVALE DU VIN: 6 P.M., EMPIRE BALLROOM, HYATT REGENCY NEW ORLEANS, 601 LOYOLA AVE., NEW ORLEANS. EMERIL LAGASSE FOUNDATION BLACK-TIE EVENT. $1,000 AND UP. CARNIVALEDUVIN.COM.
IRISH NETWORK-NEW ORLEANS FAMINE COMMEMORATION GALA: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Black tie event. $125. innolagala.org.
BRASS MENAGERIE PARADE AND BRASS BALL: 8 P.M., PARADE LINEUP AT MICHALOPOULOS STUDIO, 527 ELYSIAN FIELDS AVE., NEW ORLEANS. PARADE THROUGH FRENCH QUARTER AND FAUBOURG MARIGNY TO BLUE NILE, 532 FRENCHMAN ST. FOR EVENT. $15 IN ADVANCE; $20 AT DOOR. BENEFITS WWOZ. (646) 290-0506. JAZZANDHERITAGE.ORG.
SUNDAY, NOV. 9
PURPLESTRIDE NEW ORLEANS: 7:30 a.m., Roosevelt Mall, City Park, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. 5K Run/walk fundraiser for Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. purplestride.org.
HIBERNIAN MEMORIAL PARK DEDICATION: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., New Basin Canal, West End Boulevard in Lakeview, New Orleans. Blessing of new 4-acre park. ifnola2014.org.
“FALLIN’ (FROM HIS GRACE INTO HIS MERCY)”: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Dance theater production, part of the Soul Full Sunday Brunch Theater Series. $35. (504) 569-9070. ashecac.org.
MILENBERG JOYS CONCERT: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Chapel of the Holy Comforter, 2220 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. New Leviathan Oriental Fox-Trot Orchestra. (504) 920-1223. facebook.com/newleviathan.
TRINITY ARTIST SERIES: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Lionel Ferbos Memorial Concert with New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra. (504) 522-0276. trinityartistseries.com.
“LOUISIANA’S COASTAL CRISIS — HOW WE GOT HERE AND CAN WE PREVENT DISASTER”: 7 p.m., Freeman Auditorium, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Pulitzer Prize-winner Bob Marshall presents join Orleans Sierra Club and Tulane Green Club talk with Q&A. (504) 307-0187.
“DEADBEAT VS. DEAD BROKE — HOW TO COLLECT YOUR CHILD-SUPPORT” AUTHOR EVENT: 5 p.m., Café Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Simone Spence book signing, part of Ladyfest New Orleans. (504) 949-3001. ladyfestneworleans.org.
SINGING WORKSHOP: 6 p.m., Old Firehouse, 720 Mandeville St., New Orleans. Three-hour workshop by Bulgarian musician Donka Koleva. $30. (985) 855-0652.
MONDAY, NOV. 10
MASTER CLASS BY BULGARIAN MUSICIANS: 1:30 p.m., UNO Performing Arts Center Room 103, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. Free class with a chance to see instruments up close. (985) 855-0652.
FRENCH AMERI-CAN CLIMATE TALKS: 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Lavin-Bernick Center, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. One of only seven climate conferences in North America. facts.france-science.org.
“THE MIDNIGHT PLAN OF THE REPO MAN” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m. Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. W. Bruce Cameron marks the release of his latest book about a man who hears the voice in his head of murder victim. (504) 899-7323.
“BETWEEN SHOWS — ANYTHING GOES”: 6:30 p.m., The Shadowbox Theatre, 2400 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. A “Roaring Twenties meets Carnival” cocktail party/concert extravaganza to raise funds for See ’Em On Stage, with performances by local entertainment luminaries. Costumes encouraged. $20 and up. (504) 298-8676. theshadowboxtheatre.com.
BULGARIKA — MAESTROS OF TRADITIONAL BULGARIAN MUSIC: 8:30 p.m., Café Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Music and dance from the Balkans. $10. (985) 855-0652.
TUESDAY, NOV. 11
VETERANS DAY AT WWII MUSEUM: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Free admission for all veterans. (504) 528-1944. nationalww2museum.org.
KINDER GARDEN — CREEPY CRAWLIES: 9:30 a.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, New Orleans. Intro to garden for toddlers up to 3 years. $12. (504) 293-4722. longuevue.com.
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.
“ARTIST SPACES” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 P.M., GARDEN DISTRICT BOOK SHOP, 2727 PRYTANIA ST. AUTHOR MORGAN MOLTHROP AND PHOTOGRAPHER TINA FREEMAN ARE ON HAND TO SIGN THEIR BOOK ABOUT THE PLACES ARTISTS CREATE AND LIVE. (504) 895-2266.
“DOWNSTREAM TOWARD HOME — A BOOK OF RIVERS” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m., Maple Street Book Shop, Oliver Houck signs his engaging travelogue of 32 rivers found across the country. (504) 866-4916.
“THE ICE GARDEN” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m. Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. Moira Crone discusses her new book about life and mental illness in the 1960s South. (504) 899-7323.
ORGAN AND LABYRINTH: 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1320 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. (504) 522-0276. albinas.org.
“STANDING IN THE SHADOWS (NO MORE)” QUILTING WORKSHOP: 6 p.m., Ashé Cultural Center, 1712 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Exhibited in March and April. (504) 569-9070.
NETWORKING NIGHT: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Studio A, Communications/Music Complex, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Internship fair for local college students. (504) 865-3430. loyno.edu/masscomm.
BRAIN FOOD LECTURE: 7 P.M., GEORGES AUDITORIUM, DILLARD UNIVERSITY, 2601 GENTILLY BLVD., NEW ORLEANS. AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE DANCER AND AUTHOR MISTY COPELAND PRESENTS AS PART OF THE DILLARD UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT’S SERIES. (504) 283-8822. DILLARD.EDU.
SPECIAL OPERATIONS WARRIOR FOUNDATION PAINT AND SIP BENEFIT: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Painting with a Twist, 2132 Gause Blvd., Slidell. Companywide fundraiser with 50 percent of proceeds to foundation. $35. (985) 641-6433. paintingwithatwist.com/slidell.
MAGAZINE STREET 2.0 DISH CRAWL: 7 p.m., Magazine Street, New Orleans. Two nights, three restaurants each night. Ticket holders notified 48 hours in advance where to meet. Also Wednesday. dishcrawl.com.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 12
WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St. By museum admission. (504) 528-1944, ext. 288. nationalww2museum.org.
COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Covington Trailhead at E. Lockwood and N. New Hampshire Streets, Covington (985) 892-1873.
GERMAN COAST FARMERS’ MARKET WEST BANK: 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., 12715 Hwy. 90, St. Charles Plaza Shopping Center, Luling. (504) 782-8517. germancoastfarmersmarket.org.
HARRISON AVENUE MARKETPLACE: 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Harrison Avenue corridor between Canal Boulevard and Gen. Haig Street. Food, vendors, music. (504) 535-4486. harrisonavenuemarketplace.org.
MANUFACTURING VICTORY — ARESENAL OF DEMOCRACY: 5 p.m., Louisiana Memorial Pavilion, National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Reception and opening of new exhibit. (504) 528-1944. nationalww2museum.org.
“THE ESSENTIAL LOUISIANA COOKBOOK” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m. Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. Author Stanley Dry and photographer Eugenia Uhl launch their collection of 50 Louisiana recipes. (504) 899-7323.
“THE LAST GREAT WALK” AND “NOBODY IS EVER MISSING” AUTHOR EVENTS: 6 p.m., Press Street Headquarters, 3718 St. Claude Ave. Authors Wayne Curtis and Catherine Lacey will sign their respective book, with Maple Street Book Shop on site to sell copies. (504) 298-3161.
WILLWOODS COMMUNITY AUCTION: 6 p.m., Henry Shane Cars of Yesteryears Museum, 4625 Fairfield St., Metairie. Disco party to benefit Willwoods Community programs. $35. (504) 830-3700. willwoods.org.
“IMMIGRANT DREAMS & ALIEN NIGHTMARES” BOOK LAUNCH: 7 p.m., The Shadowbox Theatre, 2400 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Author José Torres-Tama poetry book spans 25 years of work. (504) 232-2968. torrestama.com.