"WWE ULTIMATE SUPERSTAR GUIDE": 3 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 3721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Jake Black signs the second edition of his guide to wrestling's "superstars," with Jeff Hardy scheduled to attend. (504) 455-4929. barnesandnoble.com.
FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Art on the Spot family activity, music by Josh Paxton, Tulane-NOMA Design Symposium "Photography and Fashion — Capturing and Creating Costumes and Couture," gallery tour of "Carlos Rolon — Outside/In." Taco Truck Theater in Besthoff Sculpture Garden separate admission. (504) 658-4100. noma.org.
STUDIO 504 — DISCO FOR DANCE: 6:30 p.m., New Orleans Jazz Market, 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Benefit for creARTive grants for summer camps for Upturn Arts, Big Freedia is celebrity emcee, with food, music and cash bar. $35 advance and up. upturnarts.org/studio504/
DELGADO MUSIC FESTIVAL: 11 a.m., Delgado Community College, City Park Campus, 615 City Park Ave., New Orleans. Two-day free festival of performances, with Big Sam's Funky Nation, Brass-A-Holics and more. Concessions available. In collaboration with Cutting Edge CE Conference and Events. delgadomusicfest.com.
MAGNOLIA FEST: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Magnolia Community Services, 100 Central Ave., Jefferson. Arts and crafts market, with food trucks, beverages, live music, kids' area, raffles, games and more. (504) 733-2874. mcs-nola.org.
ASIAN-PACIFIC AMERICAN SOCIETY FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Annual celebration of Asian pride, partnership and progress, with food, performances, information and a resource center. audubonnatureinstitute.org/zoo.
SPRING WILDFLOWER WALK: 10:30 a.m., Barataria Preserve, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Volunteer-led stroll through the wetlands to see what's in bloom and learn basic botany. (504) 689-3690, ext. 10. nps.gov/jela.
FRERET STREET FESTIVAL: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Freret Street between Napoleon Avenue and Valmont Street, New Orleans. Music on three stages vendors, festival food court, pet adoptions and kids' activities are just part of this Uptown one-day festival. freretstreetfestival.org.
LOUISIANA CRAWFISH BOIL CHAMPIONSHIP: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Immaculate Conception School, 601 Avenue C, Marrero. More than 50 teams vie for honors, with carnival rides, entertainment and crawfish. $25, $10 ages 13-17. icpops.com.
NOLA DISABILITY PRIDE FESTIVAL: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Advocacy Center, 8325 Oak St., New Orleans. Fine arts, crafts, entertainment, food and more celebrating disability arts and culture. (800) 960-7705. advocacyla.org.
RED BEANS MADNESS CHAMPIONSHIP: 4 p.m., Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 1504 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Attendees judge between final competitors for "Legume D'Or" trophy, with music and beer. Proceeds benefit Anna's Place and Make Music Nola. $15 and up. natfab.org.
COCHON COTILLION XXII: 6 p.m., Mardi Gras World, 1380 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans. Parody of traditional Carnival balls to raise funds for Bridge House and Grace House, with music, food and silent auction. $100 and up. bridgehouse.org/events/chocho-cotillion/
WIGS & WINE FUNDRAISER: 6 p.m., 700 Club, 700 Burgundy St., New Orleans. Wig and wine pairings will be judged and awards given for in a variety of categories. Wines are collected for a giant raffle at the end of the evening. Cover funds go to GNOF LGBT Fund and Friends of the New Orleans Public Library. $5 with wig, $10 without. facebook.com/events.
JAZZ ON THE GREENS: 6 p.m., Bethany United Methodist Church, 4533 Mendez St., New Orleans. "White Linen Night" is the theme for the celebration with music, food and dancing on the grounds of the church. $50. (504) 324-5056. facebook.com/bethanyuncnewolreans/
"SOUTHERN NIGHTS" GALA AND AUCTION: 7 p.m., Abita Springs Town Hall, 22161 Level St., Abita Springs. Fundraiser for Women's Center for Healing and Transformation, with music, food, live and silent auctions and raffles. $55 and up. 501auctions.com/wcht
SPRING GARDEN SHOW: 9 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday, New Orleans Botanical Gardens Tolmas Center, 5 Victory Ave., City Park. Exhibits, activities, lectures, plant sales, plant "health" clinic and live music. $10, $5 children 5-12, Friends of City Park free. (504) 736-6519. neworleanscitypark.com.
KIDS ON THE GRILL: 10 a.m., Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 1830 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., New Orleans. Kids in the Kitchen switches to the grill, with hands-on class, info on spices and burgers or portobello mushrooms. Ages 7-11. $20, $15 members. (504) 267-7490. natfab.org.
FASHION SHOW: 11:30 a.m., Audubon Tea Room, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Women's Auxiliary of the Greater New Orleans Salvation Army event with local media serving as models in a variety of styles, including items from the Salvation Army Family Store on Jefferson Highway. $70. (504) 891-8635.
HEART OF THE PARK HAT LUNCHEON: Noon, Arbor Room at Popp Fountain, 30 Zachary Taylor Drive, City Park, New Orleans. Dining, Champagne, music and more to benefit the park and New Orleans Town Gardeners, Inc. $150 and up. friendsofcityparkFOCP@gmail.com.
A TASTE OF COVINGTON: 6:30 p.m.,various locations throughout Covington. Five-day event of food, wine, music and art, with grand tastings, Spring for Art and Champagne brunch, opening with two days of vintners' dinners at selected restaurants. Prices vary per event. atasteofcovington.com.
Visit theadvocate.com/new_orleans for more events and a complete listing of what's going on this weekend.
Compiled by Marchaund Jones.