Out & About for Oct. 11-17

COMMUNITY EVENTS

COMMUNITY EVENTS

PAINTED PELICAN MONTHLY MARKET: 9 a.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. The Painted Pelican, 1957 Collins St., Covington. Vintage and antique furniture plus other items. (985) 900-2007 or thepaintedpelican.com

NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Pearl River Town Hall. Pearlriverla.com.

WILD THINGS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Bayou Lacombe Center, 61389 La. 434, Lacombe. A celebration of National Wildlife Refuge Weeks. Displays, activities and presentations. Free. (985) 882-2025 or fws.gov/southeastlouisiana.

WOODEN BOAT FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Lake Pontchartrain Basin, Mulberry and Water streets, Madisonville. More than 100 vintage boats on display along with live music, kids village, arts and crafts area and more. $8 advance, $10 at the gate. $5 for seniors. Free for 12 and under and military. (985) 845-9200 or dwoodenboatfest.org.

SLIDELL NEWCOMERS SEL-A-BRATION: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Northshore Harbor Center, 100 Harbor Center Blvd., Slidell. More than 50 vendors selling handcrafted items. Free. (985) 641-2021 or sell-a-brationcraftsshow.webs.com.

SECOND SATURDAY EVENING STROLL: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. Downtown Covington. Arts, crafts, food, drinks and music. (985) 892-1873 or covla.com.

VICTORIAN MOURNING CUSTOMS: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 31. Otis House Museum, Fairview-Riverside State Park, Highway 22, Mandeville. Learn the way Victorians mourned their loved ones through art, music, symbolism and superstitions. $4, seniors and children free. (985) 792-4652.

NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday. Mandeville Trailhead, 675 Lafitte St. Food, face painting, obstacle courses, music by DJ Shwny and more. cityofmandeville.com.

SPOOKY STUFF

PUMPKIN PATCH: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 31. First United Methodist Church, 433 Erlanger St., Slidell. Ongoing celebration of all things pumpkin.

ZOMBIE PAINTBALL: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 28. Gulf Coast Paintball Field, 54262 Pie Ridge Road, Slidell. Shoot at both live and stationary zombies, plus other activities. $15. (985) 707-7445 or slidellpaintball.com.

FIELD OF SCREAMS: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Covington Recreation Center at Blue Swamp Creek, 4001 DePorres Road. Spooky walks in the woods. Free. (985) 892-1873.

ANGELS GROVE FUN FEST: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Angel’s Grove, 81270 Katie Lane, Bush. Horse parties, hayrides and other animal-related activities. $5. (504) 220-5180 or angelsgrove.org.

STEPHEN KING HALLOWEEN: Time TBA, Saturday. Land O Pines Campground, 17145 Million Dollar Road, Covington. The horror author is honored with lots of Halloween activities. $10 adults, $8 children. (985) 892-6023 or camplop.com.

THEATER

"ALL MY SONS": 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Oct. 20-21; 2 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 22. Fuhrmann Auditorium, 317 N. Jefferson Ave., Covington. Arthur Miller’s story of a family torn apart because of choices made in war. $17, $12 students, seniors and military with ID. (985) 400-1645 or evangelinetheater.com.

"THE SUNSHINE BOYS": 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Oct. 20-21. Café Luke Dinner Theater, 153 Robert St., Slidell. $45, $25 for show and dessert. (985) 707-1597 or cafeluke.com.

"MACBETH": 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Oct. 20-21; 2 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 22. Slidell Little Theater, 2024 Nellie Drive. The Bard’s tale of the price of ambition. $25 adults, $15 children. Call (985) 643-0556 slidelllittletheater.org.

ONE-ACT PLAYWRITING COMPETITION: The 30 by Ninety theater is accepting entries in its one-act playwriting competition through Oct. 31. Entry fee is $25. 30byNinetyOneAct@gmail.com.

AUDITIONS

"BABES IN TOYLAND": 2 p.m. Sunday. 30 by Ninety Theater, 880 Lafayette St., Mandeville. Boys and girls ages 8-17 needed. (985) 373-8089 or 30byNinetyAuditions.@gmail.com.

MUSIC

VIVE LA QUINTET: 6 p.m. Wednesday. Slidell Library, 555 Robert Blvd. Free. (985) 646-6470 or sttammanylibrary.com.

THE YAT PACK: 5 p.m. Thursday. Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire St. The Rocking the Rails series continues. Free. (985) 892-1873 or covla.com.

TIM O’SHEA AND FRIENDS: 7 p.m. Thursday. Ruby’s Roadhouse, 840 Lamarque St., Mandeville. No cover. (985) 626-9748 or rubysroadhouse.com.

CHRISTIAN SERPAS & GHOST TOWN: 6 p.m. Friday. K, Gee's Restaurant, 2534 Florida Street, Mandeville, No cover. (985) 626-0530.

JAMES BASS AND THE LA. BLUES HOUNDS: 9:30 p.m. Friday. Ruby’s Roadhouse, 840 Lamarque St., Mandeville. (985) 626-9748 or rubysroadhouse.com.

THE NECESSARY GENTLEMEN: Noon Saturday. Marsolan’s Feed and Seed Store, 314 E. Gibson St., Covington. Free. (985) 515-1934.

WALTER “WOLFMAN” WASHINGTON: 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Pontchartrain Vineyards, 81250 La. 1082, Bush. The Jazz’n the Vines concert series continues. $10. (985) 892-9742 or pontchartrainvineyards.com.

LPO: 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Our Lady of Lourdes, 400 Winchester, Slidell. The Louisiana Philharmonic makes it first full-fledged appearance in its new Slidell home with selections from Verdi, Beethoven, Strauss and others. $22-$50. (504) 523-1530 or lpomusic.com.

VOODOO GUMBO: 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Ruby’s Roadhouse, 840 Lamarque, Mandeville. (985) 626-9748 or rubysroadhouse.com.

FLIP SIDE: 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Heritage Park, 1701 Bayou Lane, Slidell. The Bayou Jam series continues. Free. (985) 645-4384 or myslidell.com.

ART

WOMEN’S CAUCUS FOR ART: Noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays through Oct. 27. The local chapter’s fall show. Louisianaweebly.com.

REDISCOVERY OF A SOUTHERN REGIONAL ARTIST: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays through Oct. 28. The Atrium Gallery, 100 Christwood Blvd., Covington. A collection of paintings by Martha Wright Ambrose. Free. Christwoodrc.com.

SNEAK PREVIEW OF 'SELF-REFLECTION': 4 p.m. Sunday. St. Tammany Art Association, 320 N. Columbia St., Covington. Anne C.B. Roberts previews the upcoming show, "Self-Reflection: Photographs from the New Orleans Museum of Art." Free (985) 892-8650 or sttammannyartassociation.com.

CALL FOR ARTISTS

CITY OF SLIDELL MIXED MEDIA: The 25th annual event is soliciting entries from 10 states. Artists must use two or more mediums to create their works. Deadline is Monday. More information: (985) 646-4375 or myslidell.com.

KID STUFF

AFTER THE FALL STORY TIME: 11 a.m. Saturday. Barnes & Noble, 3414 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Humpty Dumpty adjusts to life after his fall. (985) 626-8884 or barnesandnoble.com.

KIDS CLAY IMAGINATION CLASSES: 4 p.m. Mondays through Nov. 27. Revival Clay Studio, 420 N. Vermont St., Covington. Hand-building skills will be taught. $85. (513) 490-6836.

OUTDOORS

NATURE WALK AND TITIVATION: 1 p.m. Wednesday. Northlake Nature Center, U.S. 190 across from Fontainebleau State Park. Smell the clean air, enjoy the sights and sounds while sprucing up the trails. Loppers provided. (985) 626-1238 or northlakenature.org

CONTINUING EDUCATION

WATERCOLOR EXPLORATIONS FOR BEGINNERS: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 25. St. Tammany Art Association Art House, 320 N. Columbia St., Covington. Instructor Joleen Shiller instructs in the fundamentals of watercolor techniques. $150 for members, $160 for nonmembers. sttammanyartassociation.org.

DRAWING: BACK TO BASICS: 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays through Nov. 7. STAA Art House, 320 N. Columbia St., Covington. Inga Clough Falterman instructs. $150 for members, $160 for nonmembers. (985) 892-8650 or sttammanyartassociation.com

HAND BUILDING CERAMIC VESSELS: 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 25. STAA Art House, 320 N. Columbia St., Covington. Richard Lo Piccolo instructs. $125 for members, $135 for nonmembers. (985) 892-8650 or sttammanyartassociation.com.

COLOR THERAPY: 10 a.m. Wednesday. Castine Center at Pelican Park. Free but reservations recommended. (985) 626-7997 or pelicanpark.com.

ONE OF A KIND CARDS: 1 p.m. Wednesday. Castine Center at Pelican Park. Free but reservations recommended. (985) 626-7997 or pelicanpark.com.

EVENING CARDS: 6 p.m. Wednesday. Castine Center at Pelican Park. Free but reservations recommended. (985) 626-7997 or pelicanpark.com.

CROCHETING: 10 a.m. Monday. Castine Center at Pelican Park. Free but reservations recommended. (985) 626-7997 or pelicanpark.com.

YA-YA ART: 1 p.m. Monday. Castine Center at Pelican Park. Free but reservations recommended. (985) 626-7997 or pelicanpark.com.

WEEKLY EVENTS

SQUARE DANCE LESSONS: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. 35386 Home Estate Drive, Slidell. Offered by Tammany Twirlers Square and Round Dance Club. $15 per month for adults, $5 for youth. (985) 649-3968.

SENIOR EXERCISE: 9 a.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Slidell Senior Center, 610 Cousin St. Balance and fitness for older adults. Free. (985) 705-4565.

CAMILLIA QUILTERS: 1 p.m. Monday. Slidell Public Library, 555 Robert Blvd. The group’s weekly sewing bee.

NORTHSHORE BRIDGE CLUB: 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays and 1 p.m. Fridays. Bridge Clubhouse, 24670 Esquinance St., near Pelican Park, Mandeville. Free snacks and drinks available. Swiss Team games on first Thursday and third Sunday. Beginner games first and third Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call Celeste Bowden at 985 892-6766.

MANDEVILLE BINGO: 9 a.m. Fridays. Mandeville Civic Center, 3090 E. Causeway Approach. The weekly bingo game is hosted by the Mandeville New Image Seniors Club. The group also meets at 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month.

COVINGTON BINGO: 2 p.m. Sundays. St. Benedict-Covington Council, Knights of Columbus, 75050 La. 25, Covington. (985) 892-3212).

COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire St.; 8 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St. The market includes fresh seasonal produce, baked goods, plants and more.

FOLSOM VILLAGE MARKET: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. second Saturday of each month. 13401 June St., behind City Hall.

MANDEVILLE TRAILHEAD COMMUNITY MARKET: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Mandeville Trailhead, 675 Lafitte St. The weekly market includes music, seasonal fruits and vegetables, arts and crafts, and more.

CAMELLIA CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays. 1808 Front St., Slidell. Live music, seasonal fruits and vegetables, arts and crafts and more.

ABITA SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET: Noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. Abita Springs Trailhead, 22056 La. 59. The market includes fresh produce, local food, crafts and more.

COVINGTON BREWHOUSE TASTING ROOM AND BREWERY TOURS: Tastings, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Tours: 11:30 a.m. Saturdays. 226 E. Lockwood St., Covington, Free. (985) 893-2884.

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