june under the moon
June Under the Moon, a new event at City Park, opens the magical amusement park to adults for the evening and provides beer; food will be available for purchase. $30. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, City Park, New Orleans. (504) 482-4888. neworleanscitypark.org/events/june-under-the-moon.
bright and tight night
Billed as a glowing affair to benefit InterACT NOLA, the Bright and Tight Night of music, food and fun raises funds for the acting company, which is supported by the Arc of Greater New Orleans. The MuffAlottas Dance Troupe, Gravy and Margie Perez perform. $20. 5 p.m. Friday, Southport Hall, 200 Monticello Ave., Jefferson. (504) 8737-5140. facebook.com/interactnola
summer wine festival
“La France, je t’aime!” The Summer Wine Festival by the French American Chamber of Commerce, Gulf Coast, features beverages, entertainment and food, with a 1960s accent. It’s all in the comfort of the Shops at Canal Place. $55 for nonmembers. 8 p.m. 333 Canal St., New Orleans. (504) 458-3528. facc-gc.com.
theater without borders
Food, music and drama celebrate the contributions of the Latino community to the rebuilding of New Orleans post-Katrina. José Torres-Tama, MC & performance artist; violinist Denise Frazier; poet Veronica Isabel Giraldo-Puente; and others. Free. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Art Estuary, 1024 Elysian Fields Ave.
wednesdays on the point
Live music, food and drinks, with a panoramic view of the city by the river — it must be Wednesdays on the Point in Algiers. The eight-week concert series, sponsored by the Algiers Economic Development Foundation, kicks off with the Rebirth Brass Band and DJ Rik Ducci at the Algiers Ferry Landing. No outside food and drink are permitted. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, 200 Morgan St., New Orleans. wednesdaysonthepoint.com.
french market summer harvest gala
Celebrate the tomato season and a kickoff for the Creole Tomato Festival when the French Market brings food, music and beverages out in family style for the Summer Harvest Gala. Proceeds dedicated to the expansion of weekly farmers markets. French Market Pavilion at Barracks Street. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, $150. (504) 522-2621. frenchmarket.org.