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FRIDAY, OCT. 12

  • VINO ON THE BAYOU: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Pitot House, 1440 Moss St., New Orleans. Live music with The Courtyard Kings, wine and book signing with Phil Sandusky. $10, general admission; $5, Landmarks members. Tickets sold at gate only. (504) 482-0312 or http://louisianalandmarks.org.
  • JUMP, JIVE & WAIL: THE MUSIC OF LOUIS PRIMA: 6 p.m. dinner seating, 8 p.m. show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Featuring a cast of 10 who bring to life these legendary songs, musicians, vocals and dance. http://www.nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • HOUSE OF SHOCK: 7 p.m., box office opens; 8 p.m., haunted house opens, 319 Butterworth St., New Orleans. Haunted house experience. DJ Swamp & After Party for the Monster Dash benefiting The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. $25, general admission; VIP Fast Pass, $50 ($40 online). http://www.houseofshock.com
  • FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY THE MUSICAL: 7:30 p.m., The Lagniappe Stage, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $15, adults; $12, children. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.

SATURDAY, OCT. 13

  • UNCF WALK FOR EDUCATION: 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Audubon Park Riverview area behind Audubon Park & Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. 5K walk/run. (504) 581-3794.
  • WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S: 8 a.m., registration; 9:15 a.m., opening ceremony; 9:30 a.m., walk begins, Lakeshore Drive (shelter #1 to Marconi Drive), New Orleans. Entertainment and refreshments. Emceed by Margaret Orr. http://www.alz.org/louisiana or (504) 849-9081.
  • COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 600 Columbia St., Covington. Music by Olga Wilhelmine. http://www.cityofcovingtonla.com.
  • VICTORY CORPS SATURDAY: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Explore and learn about WWII history in an exciting, new way — through touching actual artifacts from the war that changed the world. (504) 528-1944, ext. 304, or http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY THE MUSICAL: 11 a.m., The Lagniappe Stage, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $15, adults; $12, children. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.
  • SPUN CROSSROADS “ART IN MOTION”: 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Fine art, crafts, and fashion. For more information, email info@spuncrossroads.com.
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 612 Piety St., New Orleans. Food, live music, arts, crafts, vintage clothing and flea market. Special offerings for Halloween include costumes, masks, headpieces homemade crafts and goodies. Free.
  • PITCHING YOUR STORY: 1:30 p.m., Third Floor, Room 305Q, Education Building, University of New Orleans, New Orleans. Lecture sponsored by the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators. Critique meeting follows at 3 p.m. http://scbwi-louisiana.org.
  • JUMP, JIVE & WAIL: THE MUSIC OF LOUIS PRIMA: 6 p.m. dinner seating, 8 p.m. show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Featuring a cast of 10 who bring to life these legendary songs, musicians, vocals and dance. http://www.nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • HAUNTE COUTURE @ THE PARLOR: 6-9 p.m., 3913 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. A living installation of to-die-for fashions for the spooky season by Oliver Manhattan, Cree McCree, Kate McNee and King Charles. Seasonal libations and savory comestibles.
  • JAZZ’N THE VINES: 6:30-9 p.m., Pontchartrain Vineyards, 81250 Old Military Road, Bush. Featuring rhythm and blues artist Eric Lindell. Gates open at 5 p.m. $10, adults; free, children 17 and younger. (985) 892-9742 or http://www.pontchartrainvineyards.com.
  • HOUSE OF SHOCK: 7 p.m., box office opens; 8 p.m., haunted house opens, 319 Butterworth St., New Orleans. Music from ZOSO and The Atone Pain Tribe. $25, general admission; $50, VIP Fast Pass ($40, online). http://www.houseofshock.com.
  • SOUNDS OF THE CINEMA: 7:30 p.m., Freda Lupin Memorial Hall, NOCCA Institute, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. The Faubourg Quartet performs music from movies, with local jazz musicians. $20. (504) 940-2900 or http://www.noccainstitute.com.
  • THE NEW ORLEANS TO THE NORTHSHORE SHOW: 8 p.m., Fuhrmann Auditorium, 317 Jefferson St., Covington. An evening of comedy and music. (504) 250-5537 or http://www.eventbrite.com.

SUNDAY, OCT. 14

  • ATIONAL CHOCOLATE-COVERED INSECT DAY: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, 423 Canal St., New Orleans. Sample chocolate-covered bugs and desserts.
  • CELEBRACIÓN LATINA: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Live music, children’s activities, crafts, health information and authentic Latin cuisine. Free with zoo admission.
  • JUMP, JIVE & WAIL: THE MUSIC OF LOUIS PRIMA: 11 a.m. buffet seating, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Featuring a cast of 10 who bring to life these legendary songs, musicians, vocals and dance. http://www.nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY THE MUSICAL: 2 p.m., The Lagniappe Stage, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $15, adults; $12, children. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.

TUESDAY, OCT. 16

  • DINNER WITH A CURATOR: 6:30-8:30 p.m., The Solomon Victory Theater Atrium, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Tom Czekanski presents “Thinking Outside the Box: German Problem Solving in WWII.” Reservations required. http://www.american-sector.org or (504) 528-1944 ext. 213.
  • MEANWHILE, BACK AT CAFE DU MONDE...: 8-10 p.m., Irish House, 1432 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Celebrate the launch of the coffee-table book. Appetizers will be served and a cash bar available. The book will be available for purchase.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17

  • WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m.-noon, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Curator Eric Rivet leads a program on the uniforms and equipment used by the U.S. and Germany in World War II. Free with admission. (504) 528-1944, ext. 288. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • THE VICTORY BELLES PRESENT A SALUTE TO OUR HEROES: Noon buffet seating, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. The vocal trio’s musical journey salutes the military and homefront heroes in all eras. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • LUNCHBOX LECTURE: noon, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. “The M-1 Garand” presented by John McGuckin. Bring your lunch or just come and enjoy the lecture. http://www.nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1944, ext. 229.
  • A SURVIVOR’S STORY: 5 p.m., reception; 6 p.m., presentation; 7 p.m., book signing, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Severin Fayerman will discuss his experiences during WWII. Free. Reservations are required. (504) 528-1944, ext. 412.
  • THE LILY’S REVENGE: A FLOWERGORY MANIFOLD: 6 p.m., Den of Muses, Architect Street between Port and St. Ferdinand streets, New Orleans. Preview of the performance by Southern Repertory Theatre. $10, advance; $15, door. http://www.southernrep.com.

THURSDAY, OCT. 18

  • FALL JAZZ IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES: 5 p.m., Armstrong Park, 835 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. With Corey Henry and John Boutte. Free.
  • THE LILY’S REVENGE: A FLOWERGORY MANIFOLD: 6 p.m., Den of Muses, Architect Street between Port and St. Ferdinand streets, New Orleans. Performance by Southern Repertory Theatre. $20, advance; $25, door. http://www.southernrep.com.

ONGOING

  • LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM-CABILDO: 751 Chartres St., New Orleans. “The Palm, the Pine and the Cypress: Newcomb Pottery of New Orleans,” major exhibition of Newcomb art pottery. (504) 568-6968 or http://www.crt.state.la.us/museum/properties/cabildo.aspx.
  • GARDEN GATEWAYS PROGRAM: Families can visit participating New Orleans museum gardens including the National WWII Museum’s Victory Garden in October for special activities and a chance to win a prize from the garden of their choice. For more information, call (504) 528-1944 or visit http://www.nationalww2museum.org.