• ‘IRELAND AND NEW ORLEANS — OVER 200 YEARS OF SHARED HISTORY’ SYMPOSIUM: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Alphonsus Art and Cultural Center, 2025 Constance St., New Orleans. Tulane University symposium in conjunction with the International Famine Commemoration.
  • LACE CURTAIN NIGHT: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans, 933 Conti St., New Orleans. Music, food, exhibits. $25. (855) 514-8139 or
  • RAISE THE ROOF FOR ROOTS: 7 p.m., Nola Brewing Company, 3001 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans. Benefit for Roots of Music program. $85. (504) 722-2961 or
  • ZULU FIRST FRY-DAY OPEN MIC NIGHT: 7 p.m., the New Zulu Hall, Roy E. Glapion Jr. Building, 730 N. Broad St., New Orleans. $5. (504) 827-1661 or
  • BLUE AND GREEN GALA: 7 p.m.-11 p.m., St. Peter Catholic School, 130 East Temperance St., Covington. Featuring music by Tony Marks and No Idea. $65. (985) 892-1831 ext. 8
  • ‘THE LOVE SONG OF R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER’: 7:30 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Created and narrated by Sam Green accompanied by Yo La Tengo, it’s the story of neo-futuristic architect Fuller. Advance $35, general; $25, CAC members. Day of show, $40, general; $30, CAC members. (504) 528-3805 or
  • CHEYENNE JACKSON AND SETH RUDETSKY: 7:30 p.m., Lupin Hall at NOCCA, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. Part of the Broadway@NOCCA series with star of “Glee” and “30 Rock” with pianist/host Rudetsky. $50 and up.
  • STARS OF AMERICAN BALLET: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater of the Performing Arts, Armstrong Park, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. National dancers perform classics of the American repertoire. Presented by New Orleans Ballet Association. (504) 522-0996, ext. 0 or


  • MYSTERIOUS WISTERIAS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Stage Door Canteen, The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A murder mystery event starring Ricky Graham. (504) 528-1943 or


  • ‘THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA’: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans. Presented by Broadway in New Orleans, composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, starring Cooper Grodin in the title role and featuring Ben Jacoby and Julia Udine. Directed by Laurence Connor. $45-$155. (800) 218-7469 or


  • ‘ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS’: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Rivertown Theater for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Directed by comedian Ricky Graham, it is the story of the fictional Francis Henshall looking to make his mark. $37, adults; $35, seniors; $32 students/active military. (504) 461-9475 or


  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. (985) 892-1873 or
  • CRESCENT CITY FALL CLASSIC 5K: 8:30 a.m., Golf Drive, City Park, New Orleans. Post-race party at the Practice Track featuring music, food, family zone. Registration at event 7 a.m. $35.
  • COVINGTON ART MARKET: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire St., Covington.
  • JDRF’S WALK FOR THE CURE: 9:30 a.m., Audubon Park Shelter #10, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Fundraising 1.5-mile. (504) 828-2873 or
  • VICTORY CORPS SATURDAY: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. War history through a hands-on program. (504) 528-1944 or
  • ARTIST OPEN HOUSE: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mid-City Art Studios, 4436 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Artist meet-and-greet and art sale. (504) 450-1699 or
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 612 Peity St., New Orleans. Indoor/outdoor market. (504) 269-3982.
  • 5 PRESS GALLERY GRAND OPENING: Noon-6 p.m., The NOCCA Institute’s 5 Press Gallery, 5 Press St., New Orleans. The gallery focuses on artists with a connection to the NOCCA, including present and former faculty, visiting artists and alumni. The first show “Salutations” opens with a silent auction and reception.
  • ‘STILL I RISE, A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO MAYA ANGELOU’ GALA: 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Ellis Marsalis Center for Music, Musicians Village, 1901 Bartholomew St., New Orleans. Benefit showcasing musicians, poets and artists plus dinner for SISATAWorks Scholarships. (504) 301-4800 or
  • BRASS MENAGERIE PARADE AND BRASS BALL: 8 p.m., parade lineup at Michalopoulos Studio, 527 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans. Parade through French Quarter and Faubourg Marigny to Blue Nile, 532 Frenchman St. for event. $15 in advance; $20 at door. Benefits WWOZ. (646) 290-0506 or


  • PURPLESTRIDE NEW ORLEANS: 7:30 a.m., Roosevelt Mall, City Park, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. 5K Run/walk fundraiser for Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
  • KAYAKING THE BAYOU: 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S., Mandeville. A trip down Bayou Castine led by Massey’s professional outfitter David Woodard. Free for members and $5, general. (985) 626-1238 or
  • TRINITY ARTIST SERIES: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Lionel Ferbos Memorial Concert with New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra. (504) 522-0276 or


  • ‘BETWEEN SHOWS — ANYTHING GOES’: 6:30 p.m., The Shadowbox Theatre, 2400 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. A “Roaring Twenties meets Carnival” cocktail party/concert extravaganza to raise funds for See ’Em On Stage, with performances by local entertainment luminaries. Costumes encouraged. $20 and up. (504) 298-8676 or


  • VETERANS DAY AT WWII MUSEUM: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Free admission for all veterans. (504) 528-1944 or
  • MAGAZINE STREET 2.0 DISH CRAWL: 7 p.m., Magazine Street, New Orleans. Two nights, three restaurants each night. Ticket holders notified 48 hours in advance where to meet. Also Wednesday.


  • WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m.-noon, The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Curator Eric Rivet leads the program on the uniforms and equipment used by American and German soldiers during World War II. Free with general admission. (504) 528-1944 ext. 288
  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Covington Trailhead at East Lockwood and North New Hampshire streets, Covington. (985) 892-1873
  • MANUFACTURING VICTORY — ARESENAL OF DEMOCRACY: 5 p.m., Louisiana Memorial Pavilion, National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Reception and opening of new exhibit. (504) 528-1944 or


  • GET FIRED UP FOR KINGSLEY HOUSE: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Kingsley House, 1600 Constance St., New Orleans. A jazz and barbecue event featuring Kermit Ruffins. Free, but guests must bring business cards. Donations accepted. (504) 523-6221


  • CALLAN CONTEMPORARY: 519 Julia St., New Orleans. New paintings and sculpture by George Dunbar.

Historic New Orleans Collection: 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. “From Cameo to Close Up: Louisiana in Film,” through Nov. 26 and “Andrew Jackson: Hero of New Orleans,” through March 29. (504) 523-4662

The Joan Mitchell Center: 1000 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. “JMC@Prospect.3” exhibit to showcase biennial artists McArthur Binion, Los Jaichackers, Akosua Adoma Owusu and Hayal Pozanti. Ends Jan. 25.

Louisiana landmarks society and pilot house: 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Fridays, 1440 Moss St., New Orleans. Special tours: 19th Century Mourning & Interment Customs. Until Nov. 21. $30. (504) 482-0312

National World War II Museum: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. “From Barbed Wire to Battlefields, Japanese American Experiences in WWII” exhibit.

Otis house museum: 119 Fairview Drive, Madisonville. “Victorian Mourning Customs.” $4, general admission; free, seniors older than 62 and children younger than 12. (985) 792-4652

Compiled by Leslie D. Rose