RUSSIAN TEA DINNER: 7 p.m. Friday. English Tea Room, 734 E. Rutland St., Covington. Dine like they do in the north country. $40. (985) 898-3988 or

BAYOU GARDENS OPEN HOUSE: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center, 61389 La. 434, Lacombe. Talks, workshops and camellias and other gardening topics. Free. (985) 882-0251 or facebook/cov/nwrs.

KREWE OF MARDI PAWS: 2 p.m. Saturday. Mandeville Lakefront. Pooches on parade with the theme “Fables, Fairy Tales and Nursery Rhymes.” (985) 892-0060 or

CHRISTIAN SINGLES DANCE: 8 p.m. Saturday. St. Luke’s Family Center, 910 Cross Gates Blvd., Slidell. Jake and the Nifty 50s plays. $15. (504) 285-8174.


GLYN BAILEY: Noon Thursday. English Tea Room, 734 E. Rutland St., Covington, (985) 898-3988 or

JUDY SEGHERS, Noon Friday, English Tea Room, 734 E. Rutland St., Covington, (985) 898-3988 or

BIG AL AND THE HEAVYWEIGHTS: 9:30 p.m. Friday. Ruby’s Roadhouse, 840 Lamarque St., Mandeville. (985) 626-9748 or

BEETHOVEN MEETS THE WILD WEST: 7 p.m. Saturday. Our Lady of Lourdes, 400 Westchester Drive, Slidell. The William Tell Overture and Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony highlight a night with the Louisiana Philharmonic. $20-$37. (504) 523-6530 or

NORTHSHORE CAJUN DANCERS: 8 p.m. Saturday. Abita Springs Town Hall, 22161 Level St. The group’s monthly dance with lessons available beforehand. Bruce Daigrepont performs $8 members; $10 non-members. (504) 583-8603 or

THE MEANIES: 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Ruby’s Roadhouse, 840 Lamarque St., Mandeville (985) 626-9748 or

SUPERCHARGER: 10 p.m. Saturday. Columbia Street Blues Café, 427 N. Columbia St., Covington.

VICTORY BELLES: 5 p.m. Sunday. Christ Episcopal Church, 120 S. New Hampshire, Covington. A patriotic program from the National WWII Museum’s vocal trio. Free. (985) 892-3177 or


THE FOREIGNER: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 and March 2-3; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb 25 and March 4. 30 by Ninety Theater, 880 Lafayette St., Mandeville. Comedy of misperceptions by New Orleans-born Larry Shue. $21 adults; $19 seniors; $16 students and military. (844) 843-3090 or


ADDAMS FAMILY: 2 p.m. Feb. 24, Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Drive. Show runs April 27-May 13. Details at (985) 643-0556 or

THE GRADUATE: 6 p.m. Feb. 24-25. Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. Show dates are May 4-20. (985) 893-1671 or

JULIUS CEASAR: Noon, March 10. St. Tammany Public Library, Pontchartrain Branch, Slidell Empire Theatrics’ production of the Shakespeare tragedy scheduled for May 18-19 at Slidell Little Theatre.

CLAPS: March 17 and March 24, Covington High School, 1 Lions Drive. Children’s and high school preforming and technical positions open for the Covington Louisiana Actors Playhouse System. Rehearsals begin May 7 and production dates are June 14-30. Details at


INTERSECTIONS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays though March 31. Art House, 320 N. Columbia St., Covington. The St. Tammany Art Association show features the works of Meredith Pardue and Sarah Wiseman. Free. (985) 892-8650 or

BEING ABSTRACT IN 2018: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through Feb. 24. Atrium Gallery, 100 Christwood Blvd., Covington. Regional artists Robin Benton Crutcher, David Doherty and Nancy Lassen among those on exhibit. Free.

SALAD DAYS: Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Feb. 23. Slidell Cultural Center, 2055 Second St. The 27th juried exhibition of local student art. Free. (985) 646-4375 or


SLIDELL LITTLE THEATERre: Artists and graphic designers being sought to create posters for the 2018-19 season. Samples can be submitted electronically to Deadline is March 17. (985) 285-3819 or


THE GINGERBREAD MAN AND THE LEPRECHAUN LOOSE AT SCHOOL: 11 a.m. Saturday. Barnes & Noble, 3414 U.S. 190, Mandeville. The Gingerbread Man saves the day when a mischievous leprechaun causes havoc at school. Activities to follow. Free. (985) 626-8884 or


STORYWALK: Noon to 3 p.m. Friday. Northlake Nature Center, U.S. 190 across from Fontainebleau State Park. Walk the trails while reading an interactive story along the way. Picnic to follow. Free. (985) 626-1238 or

DOG WAG AND WALK: 8 a.m. Sunday. Northlake Nature Center, U.S. 190 across from Fontainebleau State Park. Take a guided tour along with your four-legged companion. Free for members; $5 for nonmembers. (985) 626-1238 or


CANASTA: 9 a.m. Wednesday. Castine Center at Pelican Park. Free but reservations recommended. (985) 626-7997 or

TAI CHI: 10 a.m. Wednesday. Castine Center at Pelican Park. Free but reservations recommended. (985) 626-7997 or

ONE OF A KIND CARDS: 1 p.m. Wednesday. Castine Center at Pelican Park. Free but reservations recommended. (985) 626-7997 or

CROCHET: 1 p.m. Monday. Castine Center at Pelican Park. Free but reservations recommended. (985) 626-7997 or

RECIPE SCRAPBOOK: 10 a.m. Tuesday. Castine Center at Pelican Park. Free but reservations recommended. (985) 626-7997 or


SQUARE DANCE LESSONS: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. 35386 Home Estates Drive, Slidell. Offered by Tammany Twirlers Square and Round Dance Club. $15 per month for adults, $5 for youth. (985) 649-3968.

SENIOR EXERCISE: 9 a.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Slidell Senior Center, 610 Cousin St. Balance and fitness for older adults. Free. (985) 705-4565.

CAMELLIA QUILTERS: 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday. First United Methodist Church, 433 Erlanger St., Slidell.

NORTHSHORE BRIDGE CLUB: 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays and 1 p.m. Fridays. Bridge Clubhouse, 24670 Esquinance St., near Pelican Park, Mandeville. Free snacks and drinks available. Swiss Team games on first Thursday and third Sunday. Beginner games first and third Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. For information, call Celeste Bowden at (985) 892-6766.

MANDEVILLE BINGO: 9 a.m. Fridays. Mandeville Civic Center, 3090 E. Causeway Approach. The weekly bingo game is hosted by the Mandeville New Image Seniors Club. The group also meets at 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month.

COVINGTON BINGO: 2 p.m. Sundays. St. Benedict-Covington Council, Knights of Columbus, 75050 La. 25, Covington. (985) 892-3212.

COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire St.; 8 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St. The market includes fresh seasonal produce, baked goods, plants and more.

FOLSOM VILLAGE MARKET: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. second Saturday of each month. 13401 June St., behind City Hall.

MANDEVILLE TRAILHEAD COMMUNITY MARKET: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Mandeville Trailhead, 675 Lafitte St. The weekly market includes music, seasonal fruits and vegetables, and arts and crafts.

CAMELLIA CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays. 1808 Front St., Slidell. Live music, seasonal fruits and vegetables, and arts and crafts.

ABITA SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET: Noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. Abita Springs Trailhead, 22056 La. 59. The market includes fresh produce, local food and crafts.

COVINGTON BREWHOUSE TASTING ROOM AND BREWERY TOURS: Tastings, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays to Fridays; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Tours: 11:30 a.m. Saturdays. 226 East Lockwood, Covington. Free. (985) 893-2884.