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Ashé & Congo Square…

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BACCHUS BASH 2017

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CANO & PhotoNOLA…

Feb 26 - 28, 2017
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International House…

Feb 26 - 27, 2017
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Joe Krown Trio +…

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New Orleans Museum of…

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Feb 27 - 27, 2017
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David Hansen's Garden…

Feb 27, 2017
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Lundi Gras with New…

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Monday Blues

Feb 27, 2017 - Jan 05, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Get your live local blues fix with Sean Riley. more

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Feb 27, 2017
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Feb 27, 2017
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Clarence John…

Feb 28 - Mar 25, 2017
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Feb 28 - Mar 25, 2017
 The Historic New Orleans Collection will open its next exhibition,… more

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Ashé & Congo Square…

Feb 26 - 26, 2017
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Charity Beneficiaries of Galatoire’s Mardi Gras Auction Add Special Items for Purchase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contacts:
Jyl Benson
504.913.4747
jylb@cox.net

Tambry Reed
504-962-3711
treed@z-comm.com

Charity Beneficiaries of Galatoire’s Mardi Gras Auction Add Special Items for Purchase
Event to benefit New Orleans City Park and the Historic New Orleans Collection

January 18, 2010—NEW ORLEANS – On Monday, January 25, 2010, Galatoire’s Restaurant will host its annual Mardi Gras auction, in which patrons bid on table seating for lunch on February 12, the Friday before Mardi Gras.

Proceeds from the auction will benefit two local organizations, New Orleans City Park (NOCP) and the Historic New Orleans Collection (HNOC). Both beneficiaries will donate items to be auctioned off in addition to the coveted seats.

HNOC will offer:

  • Framed and matted reproduction map of 1812 New Orleans
  • Admission for two (2) for The Collection’s 15th Annual Williams Research Center Symposium, Between Colony and State: Louisiana in the Territorial Period, 1803-1812 and a framed poster invitation to the event
  • Collectible book, Charting Louisiana: 500 Years of Maps

NOCP will offer:

  • Two water color serigraphs of City Park by acclaimed local artist Robert Guthrie
  • Golf package for four to play City Park’s North Golf Course.

The night will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a reception featuring hors d’oeuvres by Executive Chef Brian Landry and champagne compliments of Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin. Auctioneer Ruthie Winston will take the floor at 6:30 p.m.

Pre-registration for the auction is required. Numbered auction paddles will be presented in advance to the first 150 persons to register. Due to limited space, only those registered plus one guest of their choice will be admitted. Contact Christi Gaudet, 504-525-2021 or cgaudet@galatoires.com, to reserve a paddle. For more information about Galatoire’s visit www.galatoires.com.

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