THURSDAY, OCT. 30

  • BRIDGE LESSONS: 9 p.m., Wes Busby Bridge Center, 2709 Edenborn Ave., Metairie. (504) 889-0869.
  • CRAWLOWEEN AT AUDUBON BUTTERFLY GARDEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Audubon Insectarium, 423 Canal St., New Orleans. Costumes encouraged, trick-or-treating. Also Thursday and Friday. (504) $12 and up. (504) 581-4629. www.auduboninstitute.org.
  • PUMPKIN PATCH: 10 a.m. to dusk, First Baptist Church of Chalmette, 305 E. St. Bernard Hwy., Chalmette. (504) 277-2939. Ends Oct. 31.
  • HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., weekdays, 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. www.hollygrovemarket.com.
  • PEARLS OF WISDOM WORKPLACE WELLNESS LUNCHEON: noon, Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castel Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Financial program. (504) 569-9070. www.ashecac.org.
  • 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. www.hgghh.org.
  • PUMPKIN PATCH: 2 p.m., St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 2216 Metairie Road, Metairie. Ends Oct. 31.
  • RANGERS CHOICE TALK: 2 p.m., Barataria Preserve of Jean Lafitte National Historial Park, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Wednesdays through Sundays. (504) 689-3690 x 10. www.nps.gov/jela.
  • BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS TALK: 2:15 p.m., Chalmette National Cemetery, 8606 W. St. Bernard Hwy., Chalmette. Tuesdays through Saturdays. (504) 281-0510. www.nps.gov/jela/chalmette-national-cemetery.htm.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET MID-CITY: 3-7 p.m., Mid-City Farmers Market, 3700 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • MARKETPLACE AT ARMSTRONG PARK: 3-7 p.m., 901 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Food, music and arts and crafts market. (504) 684-5410. icdnola.org.
  • YOGA FOR CANCER PATIENTS: 4-6 p.m., Benson Cancer Center, Ocshner Medical Center, 1515 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson. Open to all cancer survivors. (504) 842-3910. Also Thursdays 6 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m. www.ochsner.org/ochsner_cancer_institute/healing_yoga.
  • HALLOWEEN PUBCRAWLS: 5 p.m., Thursday and Friday, 4 p.m. Saturday, Hard Rock Café, 125 Bourbon St., New Orleans. Three days of libations. $25 all access. (888) 998-6609. www.pubcrawls.com.
  • PATRON PARTY FOR POYDRAS HOME ART SHOW: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Poydras Home, 5354 Magazine St., New Orleans. Preview art, silent auction, music. $100. (504) 897-0535. www.poydrashome.com.
  • GUANTANAMO:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color CUBAN AND HAITIAN REFUGEE STORIES: 6 p.m., Jones Hall 204, Tulane University, 6801 Freret St., New Orleans. In conjunction with the touring “Guantanamo Public Memory Project. gitmomemory.org.
  • “LUXURY, INEQUITY & YELLOW FEVER” BOOK DISCUSSION: 6 p.m., Maple Street Book Shop, 7529 Maple St., New Orleans. Hermann-Grimma and Gallier Historic Houses director Mamie Sterkx Gasperecz discusses Kerri McCafferty’s book. (504) 866-4916. www.maplestreetbookshop.com.
  • KREWE OF BOO PARADE: 6:30 p.m. Elysian Fields Avenue to N. Peters Street, to Decatur Street, then back onto N. Peters to Canal Street; right turn on Canal, then U-turn at Royal Street. Canal to Tchoupitoulas Street, right turn into the Warehouse District; left turn onto St. Joseph Street; right turn onto Convention Center Boulevard to Henderson Street. www.kreweofboo.com.
  • YEN VE LOU HALLOW’S EVE VOODOO BALL: 6:30 p.m., Voodoo Spiritual Temple, 828 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. $50. Open house Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. $25. (504) 522-9627. www.voodoospiritualtemple.org.
  • BRAHMS AND BARTOK: 7:30 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. LPO musical tour of Eastern Europe. $20 and up. (504) 523-6530. www.lpomusic.com.
  • FLEUR DE LYS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: 8 p.m., Marigny Opera House, 725 St. Ferdinand St., New Orleans. (504) 948-9998. www.marignyoperahouse.org.
  • SAINTS HALLOWEEN COSTUME BALL: 8 p.m. to midnight, Perseverance Hall, Armstrong Park, 950 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. www.pufap.org.

FRIDAY, OCT. 31

  • PONCHATOULA ANTIQUE TRADE DAYS ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown Ponchatoula. Also Saturday and Sunday. (985) 386-2536. www.ponchatoulachamber.com/events.
  • VOODOO MUSIC AND ARTS EXPERIENCE: 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Festival Grounds, New Orleans City Park, Wisner Boulevard and Friedricks Avenue, New Orleans. $73 and up. Also Saturday and Sunday (til 9 p.m.). (877) 569-7767. worshipthemusic.com.
  • WESTWEGO FARMERS AND FISHERIES MARKET: noon, Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market, 484 Sala Ave., Westwego. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. (504) 341-9803.
  • FREE VOODOOFEST: 1-7 p.m., Voodoo Authentica of New Orleans Cultural Center and Collection, 612 Dumaine St., New Orleans. Celebrates region’s contributions. (504) 522-2111. www.voodoofest.com.
  • 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.
  • BOO AT THE VIEW: 5-7 p.m., Clearview Mall, 4436 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Halloween events. (504) 885-0202. clearviewmall.com.
  • ABITA SPRINGS TOWN HALLOWEEN PARTY: 5 p.m., Abita Town Hall, 22161 Level St., Abita Spring. Trunk or treat. (985) 892-0711. www.townofabitasprings.com.
  • CRUISE NIGHT AT COLUMBIA STREET: 5:30 p.m., 200 N. Columbia St., Covington. (985) 871-4141.
  • “SPACE JAM”: 6 p.m., Bodenger Playground, 3400 Kansas St. New Orleans. Part of the NORDC Movies in the Park series of family-friendly films. Movies at sunset 7:15-7:45 p.m. Field games at 6 p.m., fitness activities led by Fit NOLA Park instructors at 6:30. www.nola.gov/nordc/movies-in-the-park.
  • EAT, DRINK AND BE SCARY COSTUME PARTY: 6:30 p.m., The Cabildo, Jackson Square, 701 Chartres St., New Orleans. Costumes encouraged. $40. (504) 523-3939. www.friendsofthecabildo.org.
  • JIM MONAGHAN’S 19TH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARADE: 6:30 p.m., Molly’s at the Market, 1107 Decatur St., New Orleans. Carriage parade through French Quarter. (504) 525-5169. www.mollyatthemarket.net.
  • COLUMBIA STREET BLOCK PARTY: Columbia Street, downtown Covington. (985) 892-1873. www.covla.com.
  • PREMIERE OF “I’D RATHER BE RICH!”: 8 p.m. , Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Fred Roberts’ comedy about how friends are affected by the desire for wealth. $20. Through Nov. 23 Fridays and Saturdays, Sundays 3 p.m. (504) 862-7529. www.anthonybeantheater.com.
  • LESTAT CORONATION BALL FEATURING ANNE RICE: 8 p.m., The Republic, 828 S. Peters St., New Orleans. Part of Anne Rice Vampire Lestat Fan Club’s Undead Con 2014. Other events. $75. www.arvlfc.com.

SATURDAY, NOV. 1

  • NORTHSHORE GLADIATOR GAMES: 7 a.m. Fritchie Park, 901 Howze Beach Road, Slidell. A day of athletic events, include races, softball, basketball, tug-of-war, obstacle courses. (504) 305-7563. www.northshoregames2014.com.
  • CAMELIA CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Griffith Park, 333 Erlanger St., Slidell. (985) 640-7112. camelliacitymarket.org.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, 700 Magazine St., New Orleans. www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. (985) 892-1873. www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org
  • GERMAN COAST FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Ormond Plantation, 13786 River Road, Destrehan. (985) 764-9762.
  • GRETNA FARMERS MARKET: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 300 Huey P. Long Ave., Gretna. Gretnafarmersmarket.com.
  • KENNER RIVERTOWN FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Heritage Park, 303 Williams Blvd., Kenner. (504) 468-7211.
  • STEP OUT WALK TO END DIABETES: 9 a.m., Newman Bandstand, Audubon Park, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. American Diabetes Associaton. (228) 238-6057. stepoutdiabetes.org.
  • OLD ALGIERS HARVEST FRESH MARKET: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 922 Teche St., Algiers. www.oldalgiersharvestfreshmarket.com.
  • POYDRAS HOME ART SHOW & SALE: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Poydras Home, 5354 Magazine St., New Orleans. (504) 897-0535. www.poydrashome.com.
  • GIRLS SCOUT DAISIES FLOWER GARDEN WORKSHOP: 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. $12 per scout. Registration required. (504) 293-4722. www.longuevue.com.
  • AIRBORNE SCHOOL FAMILY WORKSHOP: 10-11:30 a.m., Louisiana Memorial Pavilion, National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Design, build and test parachutes, plus learn about the Normandy drop zones and target practice with a model glider. For kids 8-12. Advance ticket required. $9 per child, 1 adult for every 3 children. (504) 528-1944 x 304. nationalww2museum.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. www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN SOCIETY FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Food, music, entertainment. With zoo admission.
  • FALL FUN FESTIVAL: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Algiers Regional Library, 3014 Holiday Drive, Algiers. Entertainment, crafts, information booths. (504) 596-2641. www.neworleanspubliclibrary.org.
  • 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. www.swampmeetnola.com.

“ALWAYS A FIGHTING TIGER” AUTHOR EVENT: NOON, BARNES & NOBLE, PREMIER CENTER II, 3414 HWY. 190. DAVID SCHOEN RECOUNTS THE HISTORY, LEGENDS AND LORE OF LSU’S FOOTBALL PROGRAM AND WHAT BEING A FAN MEANS. (985) 626-8884.

  • “NEW ORLEANS CLASSIC CREOLE RECIPES” AUTHOR EVENT: 1 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St. Author Kit Wohl shares recipes from classic Crescent City restaurants for true Creole fare. (504) 895-2266.
  • “RUIN AND RISING” AUTHOR EVENT: 5 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. Leigh Bardugo signs and discusses her final book in the “Grisha” trilogy. (504) 899-7323.
  • ECOLE BILINGUE DE LA NOUVELLE-ORLEANS SOIREE: 6 p.m., Republic New Orleans, 828 S. Peters St., New Orleans. $80. “Casino Royal.” (504) 896-4500. www.eb-soiree.com.

SON OF A SAINT GALA: 6 P.M. RECEPTION, 7 P.M. DINNER, WINDSOR COURT HOTEL, 300 GRAVIER ST., NEW ORLEANS. BENEFIT FOR YOUTH PROGRAM. (504) 421-9144. WWW.SONOFASAINT.ORG.

  • A TOAST TO OUR HEROES K9S FOR WARRIORS EVENT: 7-10 p.m., Deutsches Haus, 1023 Ridgewood Drive, Metairie. Food, wine and beer tasting fundraiser to provide service dogs for wounded soldiers. (504) 432-2873. www.k9sforwarriors.org.
  • DEITIES AND DEMONS BALL NOLA — A CELESTIAL CIRCUS: 10:30 p.m., Historic Carver Theater, 2101 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. Exotic costume required. $45 general admission. www.dadsballnola.com.

SUNDAY, NOV. 2

  • NEIGHBORHOOD PET ADOPTION AND BAKE SALE: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Lafreniere Park, 3000 Downs Blvd., Metairie. Sponsored by LA/SPCA. (504) 368-5191. www.la-spca.org.
  • “PRINCE LESTAT” AND “THE VINES” AUTHOR EVENT: 1 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania. Anne and Christopher Rice will be on hand to sign their books at this ticketed event. Books go on sale Oct. 21 and tickets come with purchase. (504) 895-2266.

“THE HALF HAS NEVER BEEN TOLD: TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORSLAVERY AND THE MAKING OF AMERICAN CAPITALISM” AUTHOR EVENT: 2 P.M. OCTAVIA BOOKS, 513 OCTAVIA ST. HISTORIAN EDWARD E. BAPTIST PRESENTS AND SIGNS HIS BOOK THAT OFFERS A RADICAL NEW INTERPRETATION OF AMERICAN HISTORY. (504) 899-7323.

  • STAINED GLASS TOUR: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., departs and returns to Our Lady of Prompt Succor, 2320 Paris Road, Chalmette. Explore stained glass artistry in St. Bernard Parish churches and courthouse. $25. (504) 581-7032, www.prcno.org.

“THE HOLY MARK - THE TRAGEDY OF A FALLEN PRIEST” AUTHOR EVENT: 4 P.M., TUBBY & COO’S MID-CITY BOOK SHOP, 631 N. CARROLLTON AVE. GREGORY ALEXANDER’S NOVEL OF A POWERFUL NEW ORLEANS FAMILY AND THE CHURCH.

“MADAM: TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORA NOVEL OF NEW ORLEANS” AUTHOR EVENT: 4 P.M., OCTAVIA BOOKS, 513 OCTAVIA ST. CARI LYNN WILL BE ON HAND TO SIGN HER NOVEL BASED ON TRUE EVENTS THAT FOLLOWS THE RISE TO POWER OF NEW ORLEANS’ MOST INFAMOUS MADAM. (504) 899-7323.

  • TRINITY ARTIST SERIES: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. New Orleans Concert Band “Clarinet Choir” plays Mozart, Bizet, Ravel, Kern, Holst. (504) 522-0276. www.trinityartistseries.com.

MONDAY, NOV. 3

  • GLASSYBABY GRASSROOTS TOUR BENEFITTING LA/SPCA: 4-7 p.m., Esplanade Studios, 2540 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. National tour stopping and selling votives. (504) 655-0432. www.la-spca.org.
  • DRINK THE HARVEST WORKSHOP: 5-8 p.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. Garden to glass workshop for wine and mean. $35 for members, $40 nonmembers. (504) 293-4724. www.longvue.com.
  • “BEWARE THE WILD,” “THE BLOOD JOURNALS” AND “SIDE EFFECTS MAY VARY” AUTHORS EVENT: 5:30 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. Authors Natalie C. Parker, Tessa Gratton and Julie Murphy (respectively) will sign their books. (504) 899-7323.

TUESDAY, NOV. 4

  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET UPTOWN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 200 Broadway St., New Orleans. www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • KINDER GARDEN - CREEPY CRAWLIES: 9:30 a.m., Longue Vue House and Gardens, Into to garden for toddlers up to 3 years. $12. (504) 293-4722. www.longuevue.com.
  • HOLLYGROVE MARKET AND FARM: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 8301 Olive St., New Orleans. (504) 483-7037. www.hollygrovemarket.com.
  • SANKOFA MOBILE MARKET: 11 a.m. to noon, Lower Ninth Ward Senior Center, 5234 Claiborne Ave., New Orleans. (504) 872-9214. www.sankofanola.org
  • “EMPIRE OF SIN” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m. Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. Author Gary Krist reads and signs his book about sex, jazz, murder and the battle for control of New Orleans. (504) 899-7323.
  • ORGAN AND LABYRINTH: 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1320 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. (504) 522-0276. www.albinas.org.
  • “STANDING IN THE SHADOWS (NO MORE)” QUILTING WORKSHOP: 6 p.m., Ashe Cultural Center, 1712 Oretha C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Exhibited in March and April. (504) 569-9070.
  • LADYFEST NEW ORLEANS: 6 p.m., Hi-Ho Lounge, 2239 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Variety of events at locations throughout the city. (504) 949-3001. www.ladyfestneworleans.org.
  • “NOBODY IS EVER MISSING” AUTHOR EVENT: 7 p.m., The Columns Hotel, 3811 St. Charles Ave. Catherine Lacey reads from her work for the 1718 Society. Maple Street Book Shop will be on hand to sell. (504) 866-7916.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 5

  • WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St. By museum admission. (504) 528-1944 x 288. www.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.
  • LUNCHBOX LECTURES: noon, National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St. The Sinking of the USS Panay. (504) 528-1944 x 288. www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • GERMAN COAST FARMERS’ MARKET WEST BANK: 2:30-6 p.m., 12715 Hwy. 90, St. Charles Plaza Shopping Center, Luling. (504) 782-8517. www.germancoastfarmersmarket.org.
  • “ARTIST SPACES” AUTHOR AND PHOTOGRAPHER EVENT: 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. Author Morgan Molthrop and photographer Tina Freeman are on hand to sign their book about the places artists create and live. (504) 899-7323.
  • BIG READ KICKOFF EVENT: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie. John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath” is the featured book. (504) 889-8143. www.jplibrary.net.