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Boudin Bourbon & Beer

DATE
Fri, Nov 7, 2014
TIME
6:00pm - 10:30pm

The fourth annual Emeril Lagasse Foundation’s Bourbon, Boudin & Beer festival returns on November 7th at Champions Square. This celebration of Louisiana culture features boudin and artisan sausages from 50 of the country’s best chefs. Abita will pour its flagship beers and specialty selections, and Buffalo Trace will provide an array of bourbon cocktails. Grace Potter will headline the roster of great music, including Brooklyn-based The Lone Bellow and Louisiana favorites Pine Leaf Boys and Sweet Crude. Co-chaired by Emeril Lagasse and Donald Link, the funds raised benefit Emeril Lagasse Foundation, which supports children’s educational programs, life skills development initiatives, culinary training, and cultural enrichment. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.boudinbourbonandbeer.com or in a limited quantity at the gate. Ticket admission price includes all food, beverage and musical entertainment.

Tickets are $99 for all inclusive food, drinks, and entertainment!

LOCATION

Champion Square a
Lasalle St.
New Orleans , LA 70113

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Shrimp Boil on the Lake

DATE
Fri, Nov 7, 2014
TIME
6:30pm - 9:30pm

Treasure Chest Casino, in conjunction with the City of Kenner, will be offering “Shrimp Boil on the Lake”, Friday, November 7 from 6:30pm – 9:30pm. Boiled Shrimp Trays(includes Corn, Potato, and Cole Slow),cold beer and beverages will be available for purchase.

Along with the great food, there will be free live entertainment from 6:30pm – 9:30pm on the front lawn of Treasure Chest over looking Lake Pontchartrain with the funky sounds of Papa C and the Slammin' Horns. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Dawn Busters Kiwanis Club helping support their many outreach programs throughout the community.

For more information, contact the Treasure Chest Casino at (504) 443-8000 or visit the website at www.treasurechestcasino.com. *B Connected Playing Card must be shown upon purchase to receive membership rate on Shrimp plate. Membership into the B Connected Club is free. See B Connected in the casino for more details.

LOCATION

Treasure Chest Casino
5050 Williams Blvd
Kenner, LA 70065

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2014 Louisiana International Trade Gala

DATE
Sat, Nov 15, 2014
TIME
6:30pm - 10:00pm

The 2014 Louisiana International Trade Gala is the World Trade Center of New Orleans' largest fundraiser of the year.

The Gala serves to celebrate Louisiana's international trade success. The annual Eugene J. Schreiber Award will also be presented to this years recipient Congressman Charles Boustany, Jr. MD.

The Gala will feature a silent and live auction, dinner and dancing, and live music from Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra.

Join us for this unforgettable event!

LOCATION

National WWII Museum
945 Magazine St
New Orleans, LA 70130
2014 Louisiana International Trade Gala
Join us on November 15th as we celebrate another year of trade success!

2014 Urban Heroes Gala

DATE
Sat, Nov 15, 2014
TIME
6:30pm - 9:30pm

Celebrate New Orleans' staying power and to honor three visionaries shaping our future with the Urban Conservancy and StayLocal. This year, we are thrilled to recognize the heroes behind some of New Orleans' most exciting legacy projects: Dwayne Boudreaux (Circle Food Store), Bart Everson (Friends of Lafitte Corridor), and Lee Stafford (Eat Local Challenge).

Please join us for delectable local food, drink, music, and inspiration. The Laissez Boys and Camel Toe Lady Steppers will help us keep it classy!

LOCATION

Propeller Incubator
4035 Washington Ave
New Orleans, LA 70125

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2nd Annual Fur de Lis Costume Ball "Meowlin Rouge"

DATE
Sat, Nov 22, 2014
TIME
7:00pm - 11:00pm

Great Food, Music by Swingaroux & Judy Spellman, Spirits, Silent Auction and a GREAT Burlesque & Boyesque Show featuring Lady Ginger Licious, Charlotte Treuse, "The Princess of N.O. Burlesques, May Hemmer, Elle Dorado and Eros Sea as the Hot Boyesque, just to name a few! Dress to impress the local Celebrity Judges; Margarita Bergen w/Duchess Chiquita Linda, Edward R. Cox, and Barbara Spencer in Burlesques or Vintage Glam to compete in the costume contest! A benefit for the Humane Society of Louisiana. To buy tickets, please visit https://www.501auctions.com/furdeliscostumeball

LOCATION

Eiffel Society
2040 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

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