Purchase art dolls, headdresses, paintings, hula hoops, jewelry and other eclectic finds by local artists at The Pandemonium Shadow Show Saturday, Oct. 16, from 6 p.m. to midnight at 3 Ring Circus' The Big Top Gallery (1638 Clio St., 569-2700; www.3rcp.com). A free performance by Ratty Scurvics begins at 9:20 p.m.
Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church (312 Lafitte St., Mandeville, 985-626-5671; www.ollparish.info) hosts its 28th annual Festival of the Lake Friday, Oct. 15, through Sunday, Oct. 17. The celebration features more than 50 craft and game booths for children, a vintage car show, a 5-kilometer race, food from local restaurants and music by Marcia Ball and Four Unplugged, among others. All funds raised benefit the church, Our Lady of the Lake School and local charities. Free admission.
Southern Craft and Design presents John Humphries: Second Line, a display of Humphries' new jewelry designs, Thursday, Oct. 14, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art (925 Camp St., 539-9650; www.ogdenmuseum.org).
Saturday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friends of Mel Ott Park hosts the second annual Fall Bazaar at Mel Ott Park (2310 Belle Chasse Hwy., Gretna). The free event features food, music, hayrides and craft vendors showcasing an assortment of jewelry, ceramics, paintings, candles and more.