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Upcoming Community Events in the New Orleans Area

Below are upcoming single-day Community Events in and around New Orleans. For events with multiple dates please see our Ongoing Events page.

Non-Profit Organizations: WWOZ broadcasts PSAs on-air in our "Community Notebook" segment. If you would like us to consider including your event, please submit a brief description of your organization, the details of your event and proof of 501(c) 3 status to help@wwoz.org. We recommend submitting your request at least 3 weeks in advance.

Single-Day Events  |  Ongoing Events

Porter Lyons Beer My Valentine Pop up!

DATE
Fri, Feb 12, 2016
TIME
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Porter Lyons Beer My Valentine Pop Up!

Beer My Valentine Event happening at the NOLA Brewery this February 12th from 5-8pm. The event will be hosted by Porter Lyons, a jewelry and accessory brand whose mission is to preserve culture through design.

This event will be a perfect one-stop shop for the upcoming day of love, clients can enjoy local craft beer while shopping the Porter Lyons collection and pop up booths from a charming selection of local businesses including Smoke Perfume, Madly Yours, and Neon Heart Shop. Ideal for a Valentine’s Day surprise!

LOCATION

Nola Brewing Company
3001 Tchoupitoulas Street
New Orleans , LA 70115

EVENT WEBSITE

Murder Mystery Party

DATE
Fri, Feb 12, 2016
TIME
6:00pm - 8:00pm

On this February night in 1926, destiny seems to finally catch up with the famous Louisiana politician, Alain Sassin. The political man, famous for his corruption, was just found assassinated in a clandestin bar in the French Quarter. The mystery is all-encompassing: come to relax in the company of his new, frisky spouse, the famous singer Simone Rivière, Mister Sassin sees his final hour arrive in this shady New Orleans speakeasy. We are not short of suspects! This crooked political man has made many enemies in his long career and had many vagaries in his private life…
Are you capable of finding the assassin amongst the many suspects?
Prizes to be won!
The game will be in French. There will be ways to participate even if you are an absolute beginner to French. Don’t be afraid to come out!

LOCATION

Alliance Francaise
1519 Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

6th Annual Back to Nature Heart Walk

DATE
Sat, Feb 13, 2016
TIME
9:00am - 12:00pm

"Take your heart for a walk in Joe Brown Park." Join your New Orleans East Hospital on Saturday February 13, 2016 for the 6th Annual Back to Nature Walk. This will be a great opportunity for you to spend time with your family as we celebrate National Heart Month in partnership with the New Orleans East Hospital.

TOPICS
Health

LOCATION

Joe W. Brown Memorial Park
5601 Read Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70127

Valentine’s Day Celebration

DATE
Sat, Feb 13, 2016
TIME
11:00am - 3:00pm

Come celebrate the sweet holiday of Valentine’s Day! Make valentines, create a heart-shaped bird feeder and don a paper plate heart.

LOCATION

Louisiana Children's Museum
420 Julia St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

EVENT WEBSITE

Cooking Demonstration with Chef Erik Loos of Besh Restaurant Group Saturday, February 13

DATE
Sat, Feb 13, 2016
TIME
2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum (SoFAB) is pleased to announce that Erik Loos, Executive Chef of Pigeon & Prince, Besh Restaurant Group’s new private event space, will host a cooking demonstration on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 2PM – 3PM.

Offered in the state-of-the-art Rouses Culinary Innovation Center by Jenn-Air, Loos will preview some of the tantalizing offerings available at Pigeon & Prince. Guests can enjoy close-up action while Loos demonstrates how to prepare Slow Cooked Two Run Farm Lamb & Herbed Pasta Ragout with artichokes, roast heirloom carrots & turnips.

The demo begins promptly at 2PM and samples are available on a first come, first served basis. Chef demonstrations are open to the public and complimentary with museum admission. The Rouses Culinary Innovation Center by Jenn-Air is located in the Southern Food & Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard in New Orleans. For further information call 504-267-7490.

LOCATION

Southern Food and Beverage Museum
1504 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70113

Cooking Demonstration with Chef Erik Loos of Besh Restaurant Group Saturday, February 13

DATE
Sat, Feb 13, 2016
TIME
2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum (SoFAB) is pleased to announce that Erik Loos, Executive Chef of Pigeon & Prince, Besh Restaurant Group’s new private event space, will host a cooking demonstration on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 2PM – 3PM.

Offered in the state-of-the-art Rouses Culinary Innovation Center by Jenn-Air, Loos will preview some of the tantalizing offerings available at Pigeon & Prince. Guests can enjoy close-up action while Loos demonstrates how to prepare Slow Cooked Two Run Farm Lamb & Herbed Pasta Ragout with artichokes, roast heirloom carrots & turnips.

The demo begins promptly at 2PM and samples are available on a first come, first served basis. Chef demonstrations are open to the public and complimentary with museum admission. The Rouses Culinary Innovation Center by Jenn-Air is located in the Southern Food & Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard in New Orleans. For further information call 504-267-7490.

LOCATION

Southern Food and Beverage Museum
1504 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70113

Big Freedia: God Save the Queen Diva at Your Library

DATE
Sat, Feb 13, 2016
TIME
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Big Freedia, Queen of Bounce, has gone from a New Orleans phenomenon to a national one, and she is coming out to the Main Library as part of our 2016 Black History Month Celebration. She will be talking about her new book, her music, and fabulous future plans. Q & A to follow; books will be available for sale.

LOCATION

New Orleans Public Library
219 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70112

I'll Be Single Before I Settle (stageplay)

DATE
Sat, Feb 13, 2016
TIME
6:30pm - 8:30pm

"Bringing Awareness to HIV/Domestic Violence"

I'll Be Single Before I Settle is centered on the lives of four best friends who rekindle an old college bet to see who can find true love first. As they race to the finish line, their foundation crumbles. Forcing them to deal with secrets from the past. I'll Be Single Before I Settle is a realistic production because it entertains and educates the audience on issues that are plaguing our communities.

LOCATION

Rivertown Theaters
325 Minor Street
Kenner , LA 70062

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

The Emergency Circus Strikes Back

DATE
Sat, Feb 13, 2016
TIME
8:00pm - 11:00pm

After bringing circus and music to refugees throughout Europe, the Emergency Circus has returned to host a gala performance featuring world renowned circus performers, live bands, and stories from their tour down refugee road.

At 8:00pm an art-crawl led by Afro-Brazilian troupe BateBunda will meet at Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude) and bring circus revelers through Second Saturday galleries to Castillo Blanco for a dance party, art auction, and circus show.

FEATURING: performers from CIRQUE COPINE, VAUDE D'GRAS, and from across the country including:
American idol Joey Cook
Clay Mazing,
Arianna ladyBEAST,
Nick Guglielmo,
Chatty The Mime,
Xena Zeit-Geist,
Pennelope Little,
internet sensations Matthew Silver and Special Head,
and many more!

All proceeds of this by donation event will go to bringing the Emergency Circus back to refugee road this spring. Join the revolution of joy!

LOCATION

Castillo Blanco Art Studios
4321 Saint Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

Celebrate Valentine's Day at Grand Isle

DATE
Sun, Feb 14, 2016
TIME
11:00am - 10:00pm

GRAND ISLE

Lovers will rejoice with Grand Isle’s 3-course Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe menu, available for lunch and dinner on Sunday, February 14th. Priced at $45 per person, with an optional wine pairing for an additional $25 per person, menu follows.
1st Course
Cured Spice Rubbed Venison Carpaccio
Kumquat | Almond | Radicchio | Nuoc Cham Caramel

2nd Course
Crawtator Crusted Drum
Crawfish & Cauliflower Salad | LA Citrus | Radish | Smoked Shallot Aioli

3rd Course
Blood Orange Chantilly Pie
Candy Pecan "cereal" | Honey Milk

Grand Isle is located at 575 Convention Center Boulevard, on the Fulton Street promenade in New Orleans. Telephone: (504) 520-8530; www.grandislerestaurant.com.

LOCATION

Grand Isle Restaurant
575 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA

Celebrate Valentine's Day at Compere Lapin

DATE
Sun, Feb 14, 2016
TIME
5:30pm - 10:00pm

COMPÈRE LAPIN

On Sunday, February 14th, Compère Lapin will feature a 6-course prix fixe menu, in addition to the regular dinner menu. Priced at $75 per person, diners can delight in Chef Nina Compton’s bold and exciting Valentine-inspired dishes. Menu follows:

1st Course
Stellar Bay Oyster
Champagne Sabayon

2nd Course
Foie Gras Royal
Citrus Gelee

3rd Course
Crab Fat Risotto
Nasturtiums

4th Course
Squab Raviolini
Chanterelles, Black Truffles

5th Course
Speckled Trout
Salsify, Fennel Sofrito

Dessert
Gianduja Cotta
Seasonal Berries, Hazelnut Tuile

Compère Lapin is located in The Old No.77 Hotel & Chandlery, 535 Tchoupitoulas Street in the Warehouse District. Telephone: (504) 599-2119; www.comperelapin.com

LOCATION

Compère Lapin
575 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA

Celebrate Valentine's Day at Compere Lapin

DATE
Sun, Feb 14, 2016
TIME
5:30pm - 10:00pm

COMPÈRE LAPIN

On Sunday, February 14th, Compère Lapin will feature a 6-course prix fixe menu, in addition to the regular dinner menu. Priced at $75 per person, diners can delight in Chef Nina Compton’s bold and exciting Valentine-inspired dishes. Menu follows:

1st Course
Stellar Bay Oyster
Champagne Sabayon

2nd Course
Foie Gras Royal
Citrus Gelee

3rd Course
Crab Fat Risotto
Nasturtiums

4th Course
Squab Raviolini
Chanterelles, Black Truffles

5th Course
Speckled Trout
Salsify, Fennel Sofrito

Dessert
Gianduja Cotta
Seasonal Berries, Hazelnut Tuile

Compère Lapin is located in The Old No.77 Hotel & Chandlery, 535 Tchoupitoulas Street in the Warehouse District. Telephone: (504) 599-2119; www.comperelapin.com

LOCATION

Compère Lapin
575 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA

Cupid's Cabaret

DATE
Sun, Feb 14, 2016
TIME
6:00pm - 9:30pm

Orpheum Theater, in partnership with Trixie Minx Productions, is charmed to present Cupid’s Cabaret, a classic vaudeville show with a contemporary heartbeat. Cupid’s Cabaret combines a sizzling seated dinner with champagne alongside a seductive line up of local singers, comedians, aerialists, & Trixie’s trademark burlesque dancers that arouse from head to tease. Join Trixie and the Orpheum February 14th for a night of love, lust, and burlesque (date not included).

PRICING:

General Admission Balcony: $30
General Admission Loges: $50
Admit One—Dinner Guest: $112.50: Includes Seated Dinner with Champagne
Dinner Add-On Bar Packages: Full Open Bar for couple: $80 | Beer & Wine Open Bar for couple: $50
Add-On Bar Packages available for Dinner Guests Only: Cocktails, specialty drinks and wine available for purchase by the glass for dinner patrons and Balcony & Loge guests. Wine also sold by the bottle for dinner patrons.

LOCATION

The Orpehum Theater
129 Roosevelt Way
New Orleans, LA 70115

EVENT WEBSITE

Nonprofit workshop: Creating and Managing an Individual Donor Program

DATE
Tue, Feb 16, 2016
TIME
9:00am - 12:00pm

Creating and Managing an Individual Donor Program
Tuesday, February 16
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans
Details and registration at www.thefundingseed.com

Individual donors give three quarters of all private charitable donations- more than foundation grants and corporate gifts combined.
How can your nonprofit find individual donors to support your work? What can you do to ensure that your individual donor program is as successful as possible?

Registration $40 per person. Discounts available for students, AmeriCorps members and organizations registering two or more people.
Attendees will receive a Certificate of Participation for completing the workshop.
For questions, to inquire about discount codes, or to reserve your space and pay at the door, email info@thefundingseed.com. For more on workshops and other services from The Funding Seed, visit www.thefundingseed.com.

LOCATION

Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70113

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Weill at Heart

DATE
Wed, Feb 17, 2016
TIME
8:00pm - 9:30pm

Bremner Duthie performs the cabaret songs of Kurt Weill. Tickets: $12, $8 students/seniors.

LOCATION

Marigny Opera House
725 St. Ferdinand Street
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Third Thursday at Artists' Galleries de Juneau

DATE
Thu, Feb 18, 2016
TIME
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Wine & Cheese ** Meet the Artists ** Live Music

Music by Andre'

Art Demonstration by Dolores Crain

Door Prize by Jenna Tucker

LOCATION

Artists' Galleries de Juneau
2143 First Street Olde Towne
Slidell, LA 70458

Arts and Activism Fundraiser for the Backstreet Cultural Museum

DATE
Thu, Feb 18, 2016
TIME
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Come out and celebrate the final days of Momentum Indumenta Costume show and support us in our final push to raise funds for the incredible, the essential Backstreet Cultural Museum with our 9th Arts and Activism Fundraiser!

The fundraiser will be held on February 18th from 6 - 9pm and will include libations and a set from Sunpie Barnes at 7pm!

$10 - $15 suggested donation. 100% of proceeds from the door and 25% of proceeds from all sales will benefit Backstreet Cultural Museum

Hope to see you there!!

LOCATION

The Foundation Gallery
1109 Royal Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

New Year, New Skills with Tech Talent South - Coding Bootcamp

DATE
Fri, Feb 19, 2016
TIME
8:00am - 11:00am

Tech Talent South is hosting 8-week, beginner-focused coding boot camps, teaching web development and coding to adults throughout New Orleans. Our goal is to bring code education to our region and empower people who are on a mission to do something big!

Our Winter Code Immersion Boot Camp begins on January 19th! We have both full and part-time boot camps. Full-time course are are from 8-11am Monday - Thursday and part-time classes are from 6-9pm on Monday and Wednesdays.

Check out our website for more information: techtalentsouth.com

Apply for our Coding Boot Camp here:
http://form.jotformpro.com/form/42805623160953

We offer the following scholarships!

Women’s Scholarship
http://bit.ly/TpeSZt

Teacher’s Scholarship, Rock Star Scholarship
http://bit.ly/1OCxU6j

Recent Grad Scholarship
http://www.jotformpro.com/techtalentsouth/Rockstar_Scholarship_App

Contact lindsay@techtalentsouth.com with any questions!

LOCATION

Propeller Incubator
4035 Washington Ave,
New Orleans, LA 70125

EVENT WEBSITE

African-American Heritage Festival Sponsored by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation and Umoja Institute

DATE
Sat, Feb 20, 2016
TIME
11:00am - 3:00pm

Enjoy interactive musical performances, African Drumming, an African market, paper weaving in the style of Kente Clothe, and more! Immerse yourself in African culture at the Museum’s annual exploration of the traditions and customs of Africa!

LOCATION

Louisiana Children's Museum
420 Julia St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

Slow Burn Burlesque presents Burning Variety

DATE
Sat, Feb 20, 2016
10:00pm - 12:00am

The award winning Slow Burn Burlesque brings you an evening of unbridled fun and lascivious entertainment with some of the most well known burlesque performers from New Orleans and beyond! Join us for the best show in the Big Easy with steamy and hilarious burlesque performances, circus arts, comedy and drag!
Tickets:http:/slowburnburlesquevariety.bpt.me

LOCATION

Howlin' Wolf
907 South Peters St
New Orleans, LA 70130

EVENT WEBSITE

The Punany Poets' Valentines in NOLO

DATE
Sat, Feb 20, 2016
11:00pm - 12:00am

The perfect Date night for lovers & friends as seen on HBO - Jessica Holter's The Punany Poets celebrate 21 years of romantic theater this Valentine's Season in New Orleans. You and your Valentine's date will enjoy this classic poetry cabaret show show filled with music, spoken word, burlesque dance and adult humor. Punany Experiences are unique among theater shows, they are intimate, interactive, and baptized in the knowledge of our unique African American sexual narrative. Punany shows are uplifting, encouraging and sex positive, educational and created for mature audiences. Some artistic nudity. Adults Only.

LOCATION

Cafe Istanbul
2372 ST CLAUDE AVENUE
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Intro to Programming for Business People

DATE
Mon, Feb 22, 2016
TIME
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Does programming terminology sound like a foreign language? If you're interested in getting a high-level understanding of programming tools and terminology, being able to more effectively communicate with your developers, and feeling more confident in your understanding of what's going on 'under the hood' with the technology at your business, this class is for you. In this intensive class, we'll arm you with the terminology and know how to comfortably 'talk the talk' and no longer feel left in the dark when it comes to computer programming.

Apply here: https://calpalstate.nextdoor.com/events/502735/

EVENT WEBSITE

White Wines of Burgundy Wine Class

DATE
Tue, Feb 23, 2016
TIME
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join Sommelier, Bill Burkhart, as he takes you on a tour of the incomparable white wines from the French appellation of Chablis and the historic vineyards of Côte de Beaune. Learn about and sample the subtle differences between the wines of Chablis, Puligny-Montrachet, Chassagne-Montrachet and Meursault as small bites from Chef de Cuisine, Daniel Causgrove, are served.
$45.00 per person plus tax and gratuity

LOCATION

The Grill Room at Windsor Court
2nd Floor, 300 Gravier St
New Orleans, LA 70130

New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity Homebuyers Program Presentation-Gentilly

DATE
Thu, Feb 25, 2016
TIME
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Come see our free presentation and learn how you can become a homeowner with the New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity!

We will be giving a detail program information session on our First Time Homebuyers Program.

New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) believes that all hard-working individuals and families should have access to the benefits and stability of homeownership. In this belief, we are committed to partnering with families to build simple, decent, and affordable housing. Our First Time Homebuyers program offers low income residents an opportunity to own a home of their own. Participants can choose a Habitat for Humanity owned lot on which we will build a brand-new, single family home. Habitat will then sell them the property with no financial down payment and a 0% interest loan.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-orleans-area-habitat-for-humanity-homeb...

LOCATION

Norman Mayer Library
3001 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122

United Way's 16th Annual "Got Gumbo?" Cook-Off

DATE
Fri, Feb 26, 2016
TIME
5:00pm - 8:00pm

United Way of Southeast Louisiana presents the 16th Annual “Got Gumbo?” Cook-off. The culinary event, sponsored by Royal Sonesta Hotel and Shell Oil Company, will feature mouth-watering gumbos and desserts from New Orleans’ top chefs and first-rate restaurants! All event proceeds benefit United Way’s services to the community.

LOCATION

Royal Sonesta Hotel New Olreans
300 Bourbon Street Grand Ballroom
New Orleans, LA 70130

United Way's 16th Annual "Got Gumbo?" Cook-Off

DATE
Fri, Feb 26, 2016
TIME
5:00pm - 8:00pm

United Way of Southeast Louisiana presents the 16th Annual “Got Gumbo?” Cook-off. The culinary event, sponsored by Royal Sonesta Hotel and Shell Oil Company, will feature mouth-watering gumbos and desserts from New Orleans’ top chefs and first-rate restaurants! All event proceeds benefit United Way’s services to the community.

LOCATION

Royal Sonesta Hotel New Olreans
300 Bourbon Street Grand Ballroom
New Orleans, LA 70130

The Pancakes & Booze Art Show

DATE
Fri, Feb 26, 2016
8:00pm - 2:00pm

New Orleans' LARGEST Underground Art Show
$5 • 18+
-Over 55 emerging artists
-Live body painting
-FREE pancake bar
-Live audio performances
-Live body painting

vimeo.com/119205273
pancakesandbooze.com
instagram.com/pancakesandbooze
twitter.com/pancakesbooze

Interested in showing your work? Submit here:
pancakesandbooze.com/submit-your-artwork

LOCATION

The Howlin' Wolf
907 S Peters St
New Orleans, LA 70130

EVENT WEBSITE

New Orleans Saroidosis Patient Conference!

DATE
Sat, Feb 27, 2016
TIME
8:00am - 5:00pm

Internationally renowned experts in sarcoidosis provide an opportunity for patients and family members to learn and discuss questions about sarcoidosis research, treatment options and clinical care.

The patient conference will be held in two-parts. Both parts address patient knowledge of sarcoidosis from different angles.

The morning session provides background knowledge on sarcoidosis for patients and family members to gain a deeper understanding of its various manifestations. This section will be attended by clinicians also; and accommodate mixed levels of learning.

The afternoon session is dedicated to patient-centered concerns.

It is essential to register:
at links provided
or call the FSR: 312-341-0500

Healthy, Delicious Breakfast and Lunch provided by Good Karma Café and Breads on Oak.
$10 registration fee, can be waived if not affordable, just call # above.
$3 all day parking across and adjacent to the conference building.

TOPICS
Health

LOCATION

Tulane University School of Public Health
1440 Canal Street
New Orleans!, LA 70112

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity Open House

DATE
Sat, Feb 27, 2016
TIME
10:00am - 2:00pm

PAYING TOO MUCH FOR RENT? DO YOU DREAM OF A HOME TO CALL YOUR OWN?

COME TO NEW ORLEANS AREA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY'S FREE OPEN HOUSE FEBRUARY 25, 2016 FROM 10AM -- 2PM and see how your dream of homeownership can come true!

Tour a New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity home and chat with Habitat staff about our easy four-step process to homeownership.

Our First Time Homebuyers program offers low income residents an opportunity to own a home for about the same monthly payment as renting. Participants can choose a Habitat for Humanity owned lot in the 7th, 8th, Upper 9th wards, New Orleans East or Central City on which we will build a brand-new, single family home. Habitat will then sell them the house and lot with no financial down payment and a 0% interest loan.

Come on by 1911 Montegut St New Orleans, LA 70117 on Saturday FEBRUARY 27, 2016 from 10am to 2pm, enjoy some light refreshments and chat with us about how you can become a homeowner!!!

LOCATION

NOAHH Model Home
1911 Montegut St
New Orleans, LA 70117

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Leap Year Celebration

DATE
Sat, Feb 27, 2016
TIME
11:00am - 3:00pm

It only happens once every four years so come and celebrate at the Louisiana Children’s Museum! We have a leapin line up of fantastic activities. Jump, hop and leap through fun games, count by fours, learn about the history of Leap Day and calendars, and make your own Leap Day Frog Mascot!

TOPICS
Education

LOCATION

Louisiana Children's Museum
420 Julia St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

EVENT WEBSITE

The Murder Mystery Company in New Orleans

DATE
Sat, Feb 27, 2016
TIME
7:00pm - 9:30pm

The Murder Mystery Company is now performing live at Boomtown Casino! Join the experts in mystery entertainment for an immersive mystery experience full of intrigue and deception. Dine on a delicious three course meal while you sleuth your way through this comedic case. Examine clues and question suspects -- and maybe become one yourself! Tickets go fast, so get yours today!

LOCATION

Boomtown Casino
4132 Peters Rd
Harvey, LA 70058

Galatoire’s 33 Bar & Steak Louis Jadot Wine Dinner

DATE
Thu, Mar 3, 2016
TIME
7:00pm - 11:30pm

Enjoy fabulous wine at a fabulous place. Galatoire’s 33 Bar & Steak is hosting a Louis Jadot Wine Dinner on Thursday, March 3 at 7 p.m. Join us on Bourbon Street for the finest cocktails and delicious traditional steakhouse meals.

LOCATION

Galatoire’s 33 Bar & Steak
215 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

DAVID LIEBE HART (Adult Swim/Tim & Eric) + Joystick, Miss Wallace & Valerie Sassyfras

DATE
Fri, Mar 4, 2016
9:00pm - 1:00am

David Liebe Hart (best known from Adult Swim’s Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!) presents hilarious multimedia spectacular, complete with music, puppets and videos, with backing musician Jonah “Th’ Mole” Mociun. Support acts include New Orleans favorites Joystick, Miss Wallace, and Valerie Sassysfras.

LOCATION

Siberia
2227 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Leprecrawl 2016

DATE
Sat, Mar 5, 2016
TIME
2:00pm - 11:30pm

Leprecrawl is the only Leprechaun pub-crawl in NOLA, a new addition to St. Patrick’s Day events starting with a free family-oriented block party from 2-5pm w/activities that include a DJ, red carpet photos, face painting, 50/50 raffle, & the Roux La La Dancers. Wristbands only $15 prior to January 31st, then they go up to $20 until March 5th then $25 ($35/couples) at the door. You can also purchase an All Access Pass for $55 to attend all 4 of our pub crawls throughout the year. 21 and older ONLY for the crawl-ID required. Ticket sales raise funds for Gradeuxity, a positive reinforcement education initiative that awards registered, graduating seniors a check of $50 in a booklet of life skills. Purchase Wristbands at www.creativitycollective.com/store until March 2nd. Leprecrawl and Gradeuxity are the projects of The Creativity Collective, a 501c3 non-profit. Updates at www.leprecrawl.com & www.facebook.com/events/1425745004402576

LOCATION

Faubourg St. John
Esplanade Avenue and Ponce de Leon Block Party & Starting point
New Orleans, LA 70119

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity Homebuyers Program Presentation

DATE
Thu, Mar 10, 2016
TIME
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Come see our free presentation and learn how you can become a homeowner with the New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity!

We will be giving a detail program information session on our First Time Homebuyers Program.

New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) believes that all hard-working individuals and families should have access to the benefits and stability of homeownership. In this belief, we are committed to partnering with families to build simple, decent, and affordable housing. Our First Time Homebuyers program offers low income residents an opportunity to own a home of their own. Participants can choose a Habitat for Humanity owned lot on which we will build a brand-new, single family home. Habitat will then sell them the property with no financial down payment and a 0% interest loan.

LOCATION

Clarion Inn New Orleans East
0100 I- 10 Service Road. Conference Rooms A & B
New Orleans, LA 70127

The Murder Mystery Company in New Orleans

DATE
Sat, Mar 26, 2016
TIME
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join The Murder Mystery Company for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious food! Pay attention to the action, follow the clues, and attempt to become the night's top detective in this comedic thriller. Now performing at the beautiful Boomtown Casino in Harvey, LA, tickets are subject to availability, so get yours today.

LOCATION

Boomtown Casino
4132 Peters Rd
Harvey, LA 70058

Festival of Balloons

DATE
Sun, Apr 10, 2016
TIME
11:00am - 3:30pm

Featuring the world's largest and most elaborate balloon displays, the Festival of Balloons comes to New Orleans on Sunday, April 10 at the Hilton Riverside Hotel. The Festival of Balloons allows guests to view and/or purchase large balloon sculptures, balloon couture and other masterpieces. Also on-site to wow visitors include balloon entertainers, interactive balloon demonstrations and balloon costumes. Tickets to the Festival of Balloons are free for children 12 and under, $10 for adults and are available online at festivalofballoons2016.eventbrite.com. For more information, please visit the Festival of Balloons’ Facebook page at www.facebook.com/festivalballoon or follow on Twitter @festivalballoon.
What you will see:
- Colossal balloon sculptures with some featuring animation, lighting, music, and special effects
- Intricate, twisted balloon figures
- Dresses made out of balloons
- Interactive balloon displays
- Themed party deco

LOCATION

hilton new orleans riverside
2 poydras st
new orleans, LA 70094

13th Annual Crawfish Cookoff

DATE
Sat, Apr 16, 2016
TIME
11:00am - 6:00pm

The Hospice Foundation's Crawfish Cookoff, one of St. Tammany's biggest, is an all-you-can-eat event with 60 teams boiling crawfish to compete for the title "Best Tasting Crawfish," juried by a panel of celebrity judges. Over 45,000 lbs. of crawfish will be boiled.

Live music by:
Christian Serpas and Ghost Town - 11-1:00
The TopCats - 1:30-3:30
The Boogie Men - 4:00-6:00

Ticket donations are $35 in advance at Northshore Whitney Banks or $40 at the gate. Kids 10 and under are $10 in advance or $15.00 at the gate. The event is all the crawfish you can eat (crawfish boiled till 5:00pm). All crawfish must be consumed on premises.

Tickets may be purchased at Northshore Whitney Banks as the event nears.

Pets, ice chests, tents, tables and alcohol are not permitted. Beverages and other food will be available for purchase.

Admission: Adults $35 Advance, $40 at gate; $10 Children 10 and under, $15 at gate.

LOCATION

Fritchie Park
901 Howze Beach Rd
Slidell, LA 70458
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