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15th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

Anthony Bean…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Experience over 80 youth giving an electrifying performance in tribute to the… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for the opening reception for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality… more

COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 2 - 31, 2015
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

Louisiana SPCA’s…

Aug 2 - 31, 2015
In memory of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana SPCA is… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 2 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Off-site Pet…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Off-site Pet Adoption, sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA, will be held in the… more

The Historic New…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
One of the premier decorative arts events in the country, the four-day program… more

The Sweat Social…

Aug 2 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

American Recovery…

Aug 6 - 8, 2015
The American Recovery Association (ARA) and Harding Brooks Associates, LLC… more

Langlois Girls Night…

Aug 6 - Sep 3, 2015
Bring your friends to Langlois on Thursdays or Fridays this summer for girls'… more

Yappy Hour in the…

Aug 6 - 27, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Chef's Taste Challenge

Aug 7 - 7, 2015
The Farm to Table Chefs Taste Challenge (CTC), scheduled for August 7, 2015 at… more

Dirty Linen Night

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
Not to be outdone by White Linen Night, Royal Street merchants decided to… more

Off-site Pet…

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
Off-site Pet Adoption, sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA, will be held at… more

Opening Reception -…

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
Join us for the opening reception  at The Foundation Gallery for the… more

Red Dress Run 2015

Aug 8 - 8, 2015
The Annual Red Dress Run through the French Quarter and downtown New Orleans is… more

Saturday Farmers…

Aug 8 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

15th Annual Satchmo…

Aug 2 - 2, 2015
Celebrate our native son, Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, at this free… more

Party your Fins Off at Scales & Ales

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Katie Smith
Office 504-378-2693
Cell 504-278-0542
ksmith@auduboninstitute.org

Party your Fins Off at Scales & Ales
Friday, September 14

Tickets on Sale Now!
(New Orleans, La. )- Casting about for an evening of fun? You can stop fishing!

Make plans now to be at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas on Friday, September 14 for Scales & Ales presented by Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board to benefit the Aquarium's education programs and conservation efforts.

The third annual event features New Orleans cuisine from more than two dozen local restaurants, live music, raffle items and a unique opportunity to watch the stars come out over the Mississippi River. Guests are invited to enjoy the exceptional sights and sounds of Audubon Aquarium after dark.

Partygoers will shake their fins to local favorite Papa Grows Funk and Mingo Fishtrap of Austin, Texas. The bash will also include a performance by the New Orleans Sirens marching krewe and Fleurty Girl, Lauren Thom, will be the Master of Ceremonies. Scales & Ales patrons can enjoy Abita beers, including Amber and Purple Haze, along with specialty offerings such as Vanilla Doubledog, Pecan Harvest Ale and Barley Wine.

The party's extensive selection of beers are perfect for pairing with dishes from New Orleans favorite eateries including Galatoire's Restaurant, Antoine's Restaurant, Red Fish Grill, RioMar, Dish on Hayne, The Praline Connection, Huck Finn's Café, Acme Oyster House, Corky's Bar-B-Q, and Camellia Grill. With a focus on local ales and food, several of the dishes at Scales & Ales will be prepared with fresh Louisiana seafood.

Scales & Ales is an adult-only event on Friday, September 14 from 8pm-11pm with a Patron Party that begins at 7pm. Tickets start at $55. Patron tickets are $100 per person. Sponsor packages start at $500. All food and drinks are included in ticket price. Please call (504) 861-5107 for more information.

Audubon Aquarium and Entergy IMAX® Theatre will be closed all day on Sept. 14 to prepare for the event.

Scales & Ales supports Audubon's education and conservation program, including our efforts in rescuing, rehabilitating and successfully releasing stranded and injured sea turtles and marine mammals.

Tickets are on sale now and are limited! No tickets will be sold at the door the night of the event. Event parking will be available at a discounted rate of $7 in the Canal Place Parking Garage with validation.

To purchase tickets visit www.AudubonInstitute.org.

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
General admission tickets to Audubon Aquarium of the Americas are $21 for adults, $14 for children and $17 for seniors. Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is located at 1 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130. General admission tickets are not valid for Scales & Ales.

Audubon Nature Institute
The not-for-profit Audubon Nature Institute in New Orleans operates ten parks and museums dedicated to Celebrating the Wonders of Nature. For more information about Audubon Nature Institute, its public attractions, and conservation efforts, please visit AudubonInstitute.org.

 

 

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