THURSDAY, JAN. 29

  • BRIDGE LESSONS: 9 a.m., Wes Busby Bridge Center, 2709 Edenborn Ave., Metairie. (504) 889-0869.
  • MORNING BIRDING: 9 a.m., Bayou Segnette State Park, 7777 Westbank Expressway, Westwego. Ranger-led activity. (504) 736-7140. www.lastateparks.com.
  • 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.
  • WORKPLACE WELLNESS LUNCHEON: Noon, Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Andrea McNeil speaks on “Going Up in Smoke: Ending the Stronghold of Tobacco in New Orleans through Faith-Based Partnerships.” (504) 569-9070. www.ashecac.org.
  • RANGERS CHOICE TALK: 2 p.m., Barataria Preserve of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Wednesdays through Sundays. (504) 689-3690, ext. 10. www.nps.gov/jela.

“STOLEN INTO SLAVERY — THE TRUE STORY OF SOLOMON NORTHUP”: 4:30 P.M., OCTAVIA BOOKS, 513 OCTAVIA ST. JUDITH FRADIN ANSWERS QUESTIONS ABOUT HER BOOK. (504) 899-7323.

  • AN AFTERNOON TEA WITH WYES: 3 p.m., 5531 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Benefit for WYES with tea inspired by the popular “Downtown Abbey” program. Period attire optional. $100. www.wyes.org.
  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET MID-CITY: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Mid-City Farmers Market, 3700 Orleans Ave., New Orleans. www.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.
  • YOGA FOR CANCER PATIENTS: 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., also Saturdays 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Benson Cancer Center, Ochsner Medical Center, 1515 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson. Open to all cancer survivors. (504) 842-3910. www.ochsner.org/ochsner_cancer_institute/healing_yoga.
  • RINGSIDE ROAST: 6:30 p.m., Chateau Golf and Country Club, 3600 Chateau Blvd., Kenner. Roast of Kenner Mayor Mike Yenni benefits WLAE public television. (504) 467-1351. www.ringsideroast.com.
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION CONSENT DECREE INFORMATIONAL MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. (504) 569-9070. www.ashecac.com.
  • “NEW ORLEANS’ BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANTS” AND “NEW ORLEANS BEST ETHNIC RESTAURANTS”: 6:30 p.m., Nix Library, 1401 S. Carrollton Ave. Ann Benoit discusses her books as author and photographer. (504) 596-2630.
  • “NEW ORLEANS CARNIVAL KREWES”: 7 p.m. East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave. Rosary O’Neill signs and reads about this unique Crescent City tradition. (504) 889-8143.
  • CHRISETTE MICHELE WITH CARL THOMAS: 7:30 p.m., Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans. R&B artist Michele plays the Crescent City. $45 and up. (504) 525-1052. www.saengernola.com.

FRIDAY, JAN. 30

  • 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.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. Art on the Spot, music by New Orleans Sax Quartet at 5:30 p.m. (504) 658-4100. noma.org.
  • SO GOOD — A TRIBUTE TO ED BISHOP: 6 p.m., Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1724 Oretha C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Program to celebrate the life of director, producer and poet Ed Bishop, artistic director of American Theatre Project of New Orleans. (504) 569-9070. www.ashecac.org.
  • SWEET SPOT NATION: 7 p.m., Eiffel Society, 2040 St. Traveling pop erotica show with burlesque, dance, art, music, Top 40 DJs, fashion, poetry, comedy. Local sponsors for food and drink. 21 and up. www.sweetspotnation.com.

SATURDAY, JAN. 31

  • PILATES IN THE SCULPTURE GARDEN: 8 a.m., also Monday evening. New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. In conjunction with East Jefferson Wellness Center. $5. (504) 658-4106. www.noma.org.
  • CAMELLIA 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.
  • KENNER RIVERTOWN FARMER’S 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.
  • OLD ALGIERS HARVEST FRESH MARKET: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 922 Teche St., Algiers. www.oldalgiersharvestfreshmarket.com.
  • 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.
  • FAMILY DAY AT NOMA: 10 a.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Visual and performing arts, workshops and activities throughout the day. Included with museum admission. (504) 658-4100. noma.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.
  • 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. www.swapmeetnola.com.
  • KREWE DU VIEUX: 6:30 p.m., on a new route through the Faubourg Marigny, the French Quarter and onto the CBD to the Civic Theater, 510 O’Keefe Ave., New Orleans. $40 for the ball. www.kreweduvieux.org.
  • MONSTER JAM: 7 p.m., Mercedes-Benz Superdome, 1 Sugar Bowl Drive, New Orleans. Sixteen monster trucks, featuring two “grave digger” trucks will take on the champion in this high-energy automotive event. www.monsterjam.com.
  • NORDC TEEN COUNCIL MASQUERADE BALL: 7 p.m., Berhman Center, 2529 Gen. Meyer Ave., New Orleans. Carnival ball for youth ages 13-18 with photo ID. Formal attire required. (504) 234-8156. www.nola.gov/nordc/teen-council.
  • KREWE DELUSION: 7:15 p.m., St. Ferdinand Street and Architect Alley, New Orleans. The walking club’s parade meanders through the Marigny and French Quarter then returns to the Den of Delusion for The Bedlam Ball around 9 p.m. $10. www.krewedelusion.org.

SUNDAY, FEB. 1

  • NOLA CHESS CLUB: Noon, Latter Library, 5120 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Free, open to the public. www.nolachessclub.yolasite.com.
  • TRINITY ARTIST SERIES: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Ivan Griffin, bass/baritone, with pianist Michael Borowitz, sings American songs and spirituals. (504) 522-0276. www.trinityartistseries.com.

MONDAY, FEB. 2

  • 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. www.noma.org.
  • CHORAL AUDITIONS FOR CRESCENT CITY SOUND CHORUS: 7 p.m., Music room, Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave., New Orleans. Auditions for new members of local chapter of Sweet Adelines International women’s chorus. (504) 442-7449 or (985) 898-0951. www.crescentcitysound.com.

TUESDAY, FEB. 3

  • CRESCENT CITY FARMERS MARKET UPTOWN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 200 Broadway St., New Orleans. www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org.
  • 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.
  • “STANDING IN THE SHADOWS (NO MORE)” QUILTING WORKSHOP: 6 p.m., Ashé Cultural Center, 1712 Oretha C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Exhibited in March and April. (504) 569-9070 www.ashecac.org.
  • “THE MARAUDERS” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St. Tom Cooper signs and reads his work about a one-armed treasure hunter in south Louisiana and his travails and encounters. (504) 895-2266.?
  • “THE TEST”: 6 p.m., Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. Anya Kamenetz signs and discusses her book about the increase in standardized testing. (504) 899-7323.
  • “N.O. LIT — 200 YEARS OF NEW ORLEANS LITERATURE”: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave. Nancy Dixon discusses her collection that traces the city’s history through its authors. (504) 889-8143.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4

  • 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. www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Covington Trailhead at 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. www.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. www.germancoastfarmersmarket.org.
  • “THE GIRL FROM STATION X” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St. Elisa Segrave signs and discusses her book about her mother’s adventures during World War II. (504) 895-2266.
  • “RESCUED BY A KISS”: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Colleen Mooney signs and discusses the first in her “To Go Cup Chronicle” series about a mysterious kiss at a Carnival parade and how it gets the heroine in trouble. (504) 897-6110. www.colleenmooney.com.
  • THNOC-LPO CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, New Orleans. “New Orleans and the Spanish World” is the ninth installment of Musical Louisiana: America’s Cultural Heritage. First-come, first-serve basis. (504) 523-4662. www.lpomusic.com.
  • NEW ORLEANS ROSE SOCIETY MEETING: 7:30 p.m., Whitney Bank Room, 441 Metairie Road. Join members of the society to learn about pruning and spring care of roses. Free. (504) 368-6885.