FRIENDS OF THE CABILDO GHOSTLY GALLIVANT TICKETS NOW ON SALE
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Friends of the Cabildo, support organization for the Louisiana State Museum, will host its 28th annual Ghostly Gallivant Fundraiser, October 25th – 31st. The three-day event kicks off Saturday (25th) and Sunday (26th) with Ghostly tours leaving from the 1850 House Museum Store on Historic Jackson Square. The tours will run every half-hour from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., each day. On the Friday night of Halloween, the Friends will host its “Gala” at the Cabildo from 6:30 p.m. -9:00 p.m.
The Ghostly Gallivant weekend is highlighted with the “Gala,” a Halloween costume party at the Cabildo on Jackson Square. Guests are encouraged (but not required) to dress up in costume and get in the Halloween spirit! Tickets include food and drink (beer and wine) from restaurants in the French Quarter. Tickets for the “Gala” are $40 dollars in advance and $50 dollars at the door. All For One brass band, DJ, tarot card reader and restaurants will be on hand to entertain guests.
Gumbo Shop, Redemption Restraunt, Baker Maid, Antoine’s, Deanie’s Seafood, Muriel’s Jackson Square, Tableau, Kyoto, Community Coffee, Irene’s Cuisine, Abita, Martin Wine Cellar and Zea’s
Founded in 1956, the Friends of the Cabildo (FOC) is 501(c)(3) organization that supports the Louisiana State Museum (LSM). The FOC assist the LSM through a variety of functions including providing volunteers and financial support to all State Museum properties in New Orleans and the state of Louisiana. The Friends of the Cabildo are located on Historic Jackson Square in the Cabildo at 701 Chartres Street and can be contacted at (504) 523-3939.
Every Friday in October, Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant delivers live music and fresh Louisiana seafood during its free outdoor concert series, Bucktober Fridays, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Deanie’s Seafood in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave. Bucktober will feature live music with activities for the kids on Halloween night. Full menu will be available plus Charbroiled Oysters grilled to order. Visit http://www.deanies.com/bucktober/ for details.
Renowned alternative band, Fishbone is joining MarchFourth Marching Band for DejaVoodoo at the Joy Theater in New Orleans on October 31, 2014. Tickets go on sale Sept. 5 and will be available at www.TheJoyTheater.com or by phone at (504) 208-1180.
The funk punk fusion band, Fishbone is celebrating more than 25 trailblazing years in the live music scene, influencing many artists such as Red Hot Chili Pepers and No Doubt. Lead by their charismatic front man, Angelo Moore, Fishbone’s frenzied and hyperactive stage show is as unique as their sound.
Formed in Portland, Oregon on March 4, 2003, a group of artists and musicians formed a marching band for a Mardi Gras party, and the group came to be known as MarchFourth. Despite marching band costumes and instruments, “M4” is anything but an ordinary marching band. MarchFourth’s live show has progressed beyond the brass to showcase various American styles including jazz, rock and funk. The show is packaged together with high-energy dancers and stilt-acrobatics.
The concert will showcase a Halloween Aqua-Circus Extravaganza with amazing costumes, acrobatics, stilt walkers, and unforgettable music. This is an opportunity to catch two world renowned musical acts in a classic New Orleans theater on one of the city’s favorite holidays.
Molly’s at the Market is proud to announce the return of Jim Monaghan’s Halloween Parade on Friday, October 31, 2014. Rolling through the French Quarter every Halloween since 1995, this parade has come to be a cornerstone of the holiday widely considered in New Orleans to be “Mardi Gras for the locals.” Featuring costumed riders in horse-drawn carriages hurling Halloween-themed throws, the parade will be accompanied by local marching organizations and bands, including The Storyville Stompers, The Kazoozie Floozies, The Bearded Oysters, and The Muff-a-lottas.
Gathering at Molly’s At The Market (1107 Decatur Street) at 6:00pm and departing at 6:30, the parade will proceed through the French Quarter to The Erin Rose at 811 Conti Street via Decatur, Bienville and Burgundy Street. The parade will pause for 30 minutes at The Erin Rose to refill drinks and conduct our no-holds-barred killer costume contest. From there, it’s a straight shot through the heart of the French Quarter’s world-famous Bourbon Street and back to home base at Molly’s.