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Artist Spotlight…

Mar 30 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 30 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 30 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

George Porter Jr. Trio

Mar 30 - 30, 2015
Join us for live entertainment  at the Maple Leaf Bar featuring George… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 30 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 30 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Preservation Jazz…

Mar 30 - 30, 2015
Live New Orleans Jazz Nightly! more

Tennessee Williams:…

Mar 30 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 30 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Voices Not Forgotten…

Mar 30 - 31, 2015
Many of us have heard our elders talking about the great music and fancy dances… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 31 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Mar 31 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Apr 1 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Opera on Tap

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Now in its 8th season, Opera on Tap - New Orleans is attracting people from… more

Smoker's World…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for Smoker's World featuring Eric… more

The Victory Belles…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

Exhibition Opening -…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Self-Taught, Outsider and Visionary Art will showcase works from the Ogden… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 30 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Festival Invites Women Everywhere to the Ultimate Weekend Getaway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Ashley Sutton
Gambel Communications
504-324-4242
Ashley@gambelcommunications.com

Festival Invites Women Everywhere to the Ultimate Weekend Getaway
FestiGals® celebrates women, their lives and friendships while supporting women’s causes

WHO: Women everywhere of all ages

WHAT: A weekend festival dedicated to celebrating women! Fashion, food, friendship and fun, FestiGals® is the original girlfriend getaway for women to recharge and reconnect with a relaxing, festive and authentic New Orleans experience. Whether you’re in the mood to shop, eat, drink, explore local culture and history or just relax and be pampered, FestiGals® has you covered. Choose from our New Orleans Escapade Packages or customize your own visit.

Highlights of the weekend include the following, to name a few:

S.H.E. Series: A series of seminars with dynamic guests speaking on a variety of topics

dedicated to Self, Heart and Empowerment (S.H.E.) featuring a keynote luncheon with

CNN Special Correspondent, Soledad O’Brien!

Fire & Ice: Bienville House Cocktail block party featuring “HOT” firemen, “COOL” cocktails,

Rockin’ Dopsie and Amanda Shaw.

If These Walls Could Talk: Private tours that take you behind the walls of the French Quarter, Garden District and nearby plantations for a glimpse of New Orleans history and architecture

Retail Therapy: Spa and shopping experiences that will pamper and spoil

Diva Dine Arounds: Fine and casual dining at some of New Orleans most famous restaurants

Sinfully Sweet: A chocolate and wine pairing experience for sweet indulgers

Stiletto Stroll: An authentic New Orleans style parade for all FestiGalsÒ guests and sponsors

Sip n Sashay: Slip on your walking shoes for a sophisticated bar crawl

Gospel & Grits: A soulful brunch where you can sing, clap and dance while enjoying fabulous food; perfect close to FestiGalsÒ weekend

WHEN: Friday, October 7 – Sunday, October 9, 2011

WHERE: Hotel Monteleone – FestiGalsÒ Headquarters
214 Royal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

WHY: FestiGalsÒ is about having fun with your closest girlfriends while supporting women’s causes. FestiGalsÒ is partnering with Women for Women International and Dress for Success to give back to women everywhere.

Visit www.FestiGals.org for details and ticket information. Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FestiGalsNewOrleans and follow us on Twitter @FestiGalsNOLA. Questions? Call 1-855-GAL-WKND (425-9563) or email info@festigals.org.

FestiGalsÒ, conceived by Diane B. Lyons, CMP, DMCP, promises to be an event that women and their girlfriends will remember forever. Lyons has 25+ years as a professional event planner, creating one-of-a-kind memorable experiences in New Orleans. FestiGalsÒ is a world-class girls weekend full of festivities for “Just Us Women.” The weekend is about having fun with your closest girls while supporting women’s causes. FestiGalsÒ has partnered with international women’s organizations and several local charities to give back to women everywhere.