Opelousas' Native American heritage is celebrated with traditional dancing, drumming, storytelling and demonstrations. There's also food, arts and crafts, face painting and a talking stick contest. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Free
Perennial favorite (but only sporadically active) blast-from-the-past swing revivalists Squirrel Nut Zippers return for the first time since 2009’s live Lost at Sea, promising Jimbo Mathus, Chris Phillips, Ingrid Lucia and “other members.” Andrew Bird-watching, anyone? At 10 p.m. at Tipitina’s. | Sat. July 30
The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans opens its second season with the playwright’s tale of a Sicilian woman living in the South who confronts infidelity, loss and new hope. At Dillard University’s Samuel Dubois Cook Performing Arts Center.
Visit www.twtheatrenola.com or call (504) 264-2580 for tickets. Tickets $20-$25. 8 p.m. Friday-Sunday. | Fri.-Sun. July 22-August 7
Russell Harris teaches the class on the basics of beekeeping. Call 483-9473 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register (required). Registration $10. 10 a.m.
Neon Burgundy and guests star in a drag show. 10 p.m. Saturday.
LL Production Company presents a comedy about the imagined writing of Good Will Hunting. Visit www.facebook.com/MBinBoston for details. Tickets $15. 8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.
There are youth performances, a flash mob and class demonstrations at this daylong celebration of dance. Visit www.noladancenetwork.org for details. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
When lapels were wide and men wore heels. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Bella Blue produces the burlesque Bowie tribute accompanied by local bands. Tickets $15. 10 p.m. Saturday.
The garden party with food and drinks benefits the Safe Harbor Northshore, a domestic violence victims group. Visit www.safeharbornorthshore.org for details. Tickets $50-$60. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Music industry professionals lead small group discussions with mentees. Visit www.yheardmemusic.splashthat.com for details. Free admission. Noon.
The convention covers the topics of ranked-choice voting, environmental issues and building the Green Party on its key values.http://www.lagreens.org
The family-friendly festival includes live music, food trucks, games, free brewery tours and exclusive test brews. RSVP to www.bit.ly/Abita30th required. Free admission.