SWEETARTS 2018 is the Contemporary Arts Center's gala fundraiser under the banner "Art Unfolds," with art and entertainment, cuisine and cocktails, auction and more. Late Night Party continues in the CAC Warehouse. Gala $100 and up. Late Night $50.7 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. (504) 528-3800.
GET YAH PRAISE ON is the zoo's annual Gospel showcase features local and regional artists and spotlights Black History Month and the influence of music in the African-American church and community. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Capital One Performance Pavilion, Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans.(504) 861-2537. audubonnatureinstitute.org.
If being out of doors is in the plan, try the PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL FOR LANDSCAPE ART Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday at Crevasse 22 | River House, 8122 Sara Lane, Poydras. Artists, nonartists, youths and parents can enjoy a day and make art in a bucolic setting, surrounded by sculpture, paintings and all forms of carved and painted wild fowl and duck decoys on the two closing weekends of Prospect 4. (504) 905-7616. cano-la.org/crevasse22.