DOWNTOWN GUMBO CRAWL: 5:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Downtown Lafayette. Enjoy 8-ounce samples of specialty gumbo at four stops, followed by an after-party at the 2nd Floor Nightclub. Registration at Dat Dog from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. $20 in advance at,


WINTER STAMPFEST: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. DoubleTree New Orleans Airport, 2150 Veterans Memorial Highway, Kenner. Featuring stamp and postcard dealers and sellers, as well as appraisals and exhibits. Hosted by the Crescent City Stamp Club. Free.


NEW ORLEANS WINTER BEAD & JEWELRY SHOW: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Featuring an assortment of vendors offering the latest innovations and styles in the jewelry industry. $5 admission.