6:30 pm. Café NOMA, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle (City Park), 504.482.1264; cafenoma.com. Free.
Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave; fqfi.org
8 am sharp. The Sugar Mill, 1021 Convention Center Blvd., nolabulls.com
Various times, venues across the city. essence.com
7 pm. Champions Square, 1500 Poydras St., 800.745.3000; champions-square.com.
2 pm. Washington Artillery Park, 749 Decatur St., frenchmarket.org. Free.
9 pm. Mississippi riverfront, go4thontheriver.com
Amanda Shaw. 5:30 pm. Algiers Point, wednesdaysonthepoint.com. Free.
Bag of Donuts. 5:30 pm. Algiers Point, wednesdaysonthepoint.com. Free.
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