Saturday

  • PRAYER BREAKFAST: 10 a.m., Mount Sinai Baptist Church, 1249 LeBoeuf St.
  • ASHE TO AME VISUAL ART EXHIBITION EXPLORING THE ENDURING SPIRITUALITY OF PEOPLE OF AFRICAN DESCENT: 3 p.m., Ashé Cac, 1712 Oretha C. Haley Blvd. An exhibition that looks at the evolution of creativity and spirituality of people of African descent. For more information, call (504) 569-9070.
  • LIVING NATIVITY: 6 p.m., Mount Zion Lutheran Church, 1401 Simon Bolivar Ave. All are invited to view an annual presentation of the birth of Jesus with the church’s living Nativity scene and sing Christmas carols.

Sunday

  • KIRK FRANKLIN PRESENTS GOSPEL BRUNCH AT HOUSE OF BLUES (NOLA): 10 a.m., House of Blues, 225 Decatur St. Kirk Franklin’s handpicked performers showcasing explosive energy, contemporary music and spectacular new cuisine, it’s a spectacle of great tunes and tastes.

Thursday

Feeding the Community: 10 a.m., Mount Sinai Baptist Church, 1249 LeBoeuf St. Feel free to stop in and have a Pre-Christmas meal.

Friday

  • CHRISTMAS SERVICE: 7 a.m., Mount Sinai Baptist Church, 1249 LeBoeuf St.

Saturday, Dec. 26

  • KWANZAA - LIGHTING OF THE CANDLES: Noon, Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans. All are invited to celebrate Kwanzaa a weeklong celebration which is observed Dec. 26-Jan. 1.