• 99TH ANNUAL LAGNIAPPE CLASSIC DOG SHOW: 8 a.m., Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. More than 1,000 dogs are entered each day and compete for the coveted “Best In Show” and “Reserve Best In Show” trophies.
  • “THE GLOVE”: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Anthony Bean Theater and New Orleans Recreation Development Commission Summer Camp participants present a world premiere by Bean. The story is about a young man named Michael, devastated by the death of Michael Jackson, who desperately seeks his glove, which he believes was the source of Jackson’s talent. $15. (504) 862-7529 or
  • “PETER PAN JR.”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. The production of the Disney classic film will be performed by the Summer Theatre Camp, complete with flying and the memorable songs like “You Can Fly.” $15. (504) 461-9475 or
  • “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR.”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 6400 Airline Drive, Metairie. The Academy Award-winning film comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairy tale. Part of the Jefferson Performing Arts Society’s Summer Theatre Intensives program for students grades 3-7. $18. (504) 885-2000 or


  • MOONLIGHT HIKE AND SNOW AND ICE: 8 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Two-mile stroll with guides, snowballs. Bring own flashlight. $5; non-members, free. (985) 626-1238


  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Chef Robert Vasquez of Opal Basil and Vive Foods in Mandeville will team up with Jubilee Farm for a tailgate. Jimmy Robinson music performance. (985) 892-1873 or
  • WHITNEY WHITE LINEN NIGHT: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., 20 museums and galleries, Arts District, Julia Street, New Orleans. Fundraiser for the Contemporary Arts Center. Also, live music on three stages, cash bars and cuisine from 25 local restaurants. or (504) 528-3805


  • GREATER NEW ORLEANS YOUTH ORCHESTRA’S ANNUAL SUMMER ORCHESTRA CONCERT: 7 p.m., Roussel Hall, Loyola University, 6363 St Charles Ave., New Orleans. Free and open to the public.


  • NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM MONTH: New Orleans Museum Month is a collaboration between museums across the Greater New Orleans area. It offers museum members the opportunity to use their membership to allow two people admission to all other participating institutions, free of charge, throughout August.
  • TEENS FREE ADMISSION TO NOMA: All teenagers receive free admission to NOMA through the end of the year. Pick up your Teen Pass at the museum’s front desk any time during regular hours.
  • CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER: 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Admission: $8-$10. (504) 528-3805 or
  • THE BOTANICAL GARDEN THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT: 5 p.m., Pavilion of the Two Sisters, City Park, New Orleans. Concert series. Gates open, 5 p.m.; music, 6 p.m. $10; parking, free.
  • CAROL ROBINSON GALLERY: 840 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans, (504) 895-6130.
  • HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION: 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. “From Winnfield to Washington: The Life and Career of Huey P. Long,” an exhibit of more than 140 documents, maps, objects and photographs from THNOC’s holdings, including several new, never-before-exhibited items. Through Oct. 11. (504) 523-4662
  • LEMIEUX GALLERIES: 332 Julia St., New Orleans. (504) 522-5682 or
  • LOUISIANA’S GREAT OUTDOORS KIDS SUMMER SERIES 2015: 10 a.m.-noon Fridays until Aug. 14, Botanical Garden, City Park, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. Topics and activities will include uncovering the insect world, exploring native animals and food webs, learning about the importance of coastal wetlands, gardening, creating homemade snacks, doing arts and crafts, playing games and more. Kids can take one class or sign up for more than one. To register, or for more information, contact Lindsay at or (504) 483-9470.
  • MARTIN LAWRENCE GALLERY: 433 Royal St., New Orleans. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., daily. (504) 299-9055 or
  • MARTINE CHAISSON GALLERY: 727 Camp St., New Orleans.
  • NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. “Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in World War II,” through May 30, 2016, in the Joe W. and Dorothy D. Brown Foundation Special Exhibit Gallery.
  • NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. “Ten Years Gone,” a Hurricane Katrina exhibit featuring work by six contemporary artists exploring the four themes of the show — the passage of time, memory, loss and transformation. Through Sept. 7. $10, adults; $8, seniors; $6, children (7-17); free, children under 6 (all times) and for Louisiana residents (with ID) on Wednesdays. (504) 658-4100 or
  • OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. “Self-Taught, Outsider & Visionary Art from the Permanent Collection,” through Nov. 7. “Tina Freeman: Artist Spaces,” through Sept. 6. (504) 539-9650 or
  • THE PRESBYTERE: 751 Chartres St., New Orleans. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. “From the Big Apple to the Big Easy: Two Carnival Artists,” an exhibition focusing on artists Helen Clark Warren and John Scheffler, both of whom lived and worked in New York, but were a generation apart. Through Dec. 4, 2016.

Compiled by Whitney Christy