"BEETHOVEN MEETS THE WILD WEST" in two Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra concerts featuring Rossini's "William Tell Overture," made famous as the theme from "The Lone Ranger"; selections from Aaron Copland's "Rodeo" and Beethoven's "Symphony No. 6 'Pastoral'." Timothy Muffitt conducts. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Columbia Theatre, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond; Saturday, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 400 Westchester Place, Slidell. $20 and up. (504) 523-6530. lpomusic.org.
The BAYOU GARDENS CAMELLIA OPEN HOUSE celebrates the flowering shrub with tours, workshops, speakers and floral displays. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge, Bayou Lacombe Center, 61389 Highway 434, Lacombe. (985) 882-2015. fws.gov/refuge/Big_Branch_Marsh/bayou_lacombe_visitor_center.html
The world-famous HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS basketball squad face their longtime adversaries the Washington Generals at 2 p.m. Saturday in a family entertainment extravaganza. $24.50 and up. Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans.(800) 745-3000. harlemglobetrotters.com.