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30 Americans

Apr 18 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

Civic Theatre plus …

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Join us for Mike Birbiglia "Thank god for Jokes" Comedy tour 2014. more

Georga Porter Jr. &…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
George Porter, Jr. is best known as the bassist of The Meters, along with Art… more

The Andrews Brothers

Apr 18 - 26, 2014
Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and miscal treasures fill this… more

The Contemporary Arts…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Join the CAC and Junebug Productions for an evening of poetry—during… more

Walter Wolfman…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Walter “Wolfman” Washington has been an icon on the New Orleans… more

"Run For It - Run For…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
“Run For It – Run for Spot!” Crescent City Classic… more

An Evening with Chita…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Chita Rivera is a living Broadway legend and a two-time Tony winner who… more

Crescent City Classic

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
With top runners from throughout the world participating in previous years, the… more

Earth Day Festival…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Join us in celebrating Earth Day with music, food, art, local green vendors,… more

Family Workshop:…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Don’t touch that dial! In this fun-filled family workshop, kids and… more

Historic Saturday…

Apr 19 - Nov 22, 2014
One of the keys to understanding NOLA’s past, present, and future is to… more

Living History Corps

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
The Museum’s World War II re-enactors, collectively known as the Living… more

LIVING LEGEND CHITA…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
***Two time Tony winner and Broadway’s original Anita in “West Side… more

Southern Rep, Stage…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Southern Rep, the Stage Door Canteen at the National WWII Museum and… more

Victory Corps Saturday

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
During D-Day on June 6, 1944, the Naval Construction Battalions called… more

Double Violin Concert…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
Performing Bach's violin concerto and Vivaldi's double violin concerti. more

Early Modern Faces: …

Apr 20 - Jun 29, 2014
This exhibition brings together nearly ninety Old Master paintings and prints… more

Easter Brunch at the…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
Join us on Easter Sunday, April 20th in the hotel's elegant Grand Ballroom for… more

Kirk Franklin…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
The new Gospel Brunch experience at House of Blues New Orleans features local… more

30 Americans

Apr 18 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

Try 35 Wines for $25 at May 19 “Tasting at the Track”

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Jim Mulvihill
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504.948.1233
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                                  Try 35 Wines for $25 at May 19 “Tasting at the Track”

NEW ORLEANS (Thursday, April 14, 2011) – Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, located at 1751 Gentilly Blvd., continues its “Tastings at the Track” wine tasting series on Thursday, May 19, from 6 to 8 p.m., with “The Grape Adventure: A Varietal Journey from Albarino to Zinfandel.” Held in partnership with Dorignac’s Food Center, this reception-style tasting will feature more than 35 premium red and white wine grape varieties including Merlot, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Tempranillo, Shiraz, Pinot Gris, Grenache, Sangiovese, Malbec, Riesling and more, from top producers throughout the world.

Tickets are $25 per person and are available at Dorignac’s (710 Veterans Blvd in Metairie). If not sold out tickets will be available at the door.

Held in the Fair Grounds Clubhouse, the sampling also features a selection of gourmet cheeses and wine experts on hand to answer questions. For more information, visit www.fairgroundsracecourse.com or call 504-948-1285.

The Tastings at the Track series will continue monthly throughout 2011. Please note that all Tastings at the Track guests must be at least 21-years-old to attend.

About Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, the nation’s third-oldest racetrack, has been in operation since 1872. Located in New Orleans, Fair Grounds is owned by Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ Global Select Market: CHDN); it also operates a slot-machine gaming facility and 10 off-track betting parlors throughout southeast Louisiana. Access information about Fair Grounds online at www.FairGroundsRaceCourse.com.

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