• JOHNETTE DOWNING: 11 a.m., New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, 916 N. Peters St. The show will feature Downing’s classic children’s songs.


  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Market special friends, the Haase Family, will serve hot dogs. Music by Olga Wilhelmine. (985) 892-1873 or
  • SUMMER ARTS AND CRAFTS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Ormond Plantation, River Road, Destrehan. Featuring seasonal fruit, vegetables, meat, desserts, artisan bread, homemade items, plants, soaps, candles, local wine and bee honey, and seafood. Special vendors, entertainment, and fun activities.
  • SUMMER ART MARKET: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tchefuncte River, Water Street, Old Madisonville. Featuring painting, photography, wood working, pottery, jewelry and other varied art. All of the art is handmade by the artist.
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St., New Orleans. 40-plus vendors offer art, handmade jewelry and crafts, homemade goodies, vintage clothes and collectibles, used books and flea market finds.
  • LOOKING GLASS SHOW: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Northshore Harbor Center, 100 Harbor Center Blvd., Slidell. Offering American antique and collectible glassware, including elegant glass, Depression glass and art glass, china, pottery and kitchen collectibles.


  • MUCK DYNASTY: 7 p.m., Columns Hotel, 3811 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Philip Melancon and Chris Champagne in a jaunty satirical romp through the landscape of New Orleans and Louisiana politics in music and comedy.


  • BLACKSMITH RACHEL DAVID REDMETAL: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., RHINO Gallery, 333 Canal St., New Orleans.


  • 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.
  • EXHIBITION “IT’S ONLY NATURAL FLORA AND FAUNA IN LOUISIANA DECORATIVE ARTS”: THNOC’s Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, through Nov. 28. Admission is free. Curator-led tours will take place at noon each Tuesday during the run of the exhibition.
  • 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 — 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,” focusing on artists Helen Clark Warren and John Scheffler, both of whom lived and worked in New York. Through Dec. 4, 2016.

Compiled by Whitney Christy