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30 Americans

Apr 20 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… 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

Irving "Honey"…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
Various Mardi Gras Indian tribes will line up  for the 1st Annual Irving… more

Kirk Franklin…

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

Kirk Franklin…

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

Zurich Classic

Apr 21 - 27, 2014
Golf fans will have a chance to support regional children's charities while… more

Organ & Labyrinth…

Apr 22 - May 6, 2014
Organ Recital & Candlelight with Albinas on the 5000 pipe trinity tracker… more

The Victory Bells -…

Apr 23 - 30, 2014
Salute the USA with the Victory Belles’ newest red, white and blue… more

White Glove…

Apr 23 - 30, 2014
The National WWII Museum It’s one thing to read on an exhibit label… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Apr 23 - 23, 2014
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

Bootsy Collins

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
 Founding father of funk Bootsy Collins funks up The Joy Theater during… more

Crescent City…

Apr 24 - 24, 2014

Ogden After Hours-…

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
Ogden After Hours is the place to go on Thursday nights to to hear Southern… more

Slightly Stoopid

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
 Slightly Stoopid will be bringing their signature San Diego vibe to New… more

Slightly Stoopid with…

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
While it’s a rare commodity for a band to tour as consistently as… more

The Andrews Brothers

Apr 24 - 26, 2014
Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and miscal treasures fill this… more

New Orleans Jazz &…

Apr 25 - May 5, 2014
Jazz Fest is the celebration of the unique culture and heritage of New Orleans… more

PINTS & PLAYS

Apr 25 - Nov 25, 2014
PINTS & PLAYS is a monthly play reading in the true spirit of New Orleans. … more

30 Americans

Apr 20 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

Tastings at the Track Wine Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:

Cheryl Lemoine
504.782.2410
clemoine@vivanola.com

Fair Grounds
Jim Mulvihill
504.948.1233
james.mulvihill@fgno.com

 Tastings at the Track Wine Series 
Concludes its 2011 series with a Holiday Bubbly Bash! 

NEW ORLEANS (Tuesday, October 18, 2011) - Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, located at 1751 Gentilly Blvd., concludes its "Tastings at the Track" wine tasting series for 2011 on Thursday, November 17 with "A Bounty of Bubbles: From Champagne to Prosecco". Held in partnership with Dorignac's Food Center, this special Holiday Bubbly Bash will feature 65 top Champagnes and sparkling wines from around the world, plus gourmet cheeses and light hors d'oeuvres for $30 per person. The casual tasting will be held from 6 to 9 p.m and will also offer live entertainment by The Yat Pack. Tickets are available at Dorignac's (710 Veterans Blvd in Metairie) and, if not sold out, will be sold at the door.

 

Held in the Fair Grounds 4th floor Clubhouse, the reception-style tasting will also feature a selection of desserts and gourmet cheeses, and wine experts who will answer wine-related questions. For more information, visit http://www.fairgroundsracecourse.com/ or call 504-948-1285. NOTE: 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. Fair Grounds will host its third annual Quarter Horse Season Sept. 14-25 as well as Quarter Horse racing's richest event, the Bank of America Challenge Championships, Nov. 19. The 139th Thoroughbred Racing Season will run Nov. 25, 2010-March 27, 2011, highlighted by the 98th Grade II Louisiana Derby on March 26. Information about Fair Grounds can be found online at http://www.fairgroundsracecourse.com/.

                                                                                                                   

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