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17th Annual Martin…

Feb 1 - Mar 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

Albinas Prizgintas…

Feb 1 - 1, 2015
Join us for  Albinas Prizgintas organist/pianist/harpsichordist, Raul… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Feb 1 - Mar 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Feb 1 - Mar 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

BODY ELECTRIC Group…

Feb 1 - Mar 1, 2015
Inspired by Walt Whitman's "I Sing the Body Electric", this… more

House of Blues Gospel…

Feb 1 - 1, 2015
Grammy award winning star Kirk Franklin is joining forces with the House of… more

Joe Krown Trio feat.…

Feb 1 - 1, 2015
Join us for the  Joe Krown Trio feat. Walter "Wolfman"… more

Marigny Opera House…

Feb 1 - 1, 2015
New Orleans Singer-Songwriter Sarah Quintana began her musical studies in high… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

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

The Gasperi…

Feb 1 - 22, 2015
Richard Gasperi opened Gasperi Gallery in the French Quarter in 1980.… more

The New Orleans…

Feb 1 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Feb 2 - 2, 2015
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jon Cleary & the…

Feb 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen. more

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Feb 2 - 2, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

"Annie"

Feb 3 - 8, 2015
It doesn’t get more Broadway than this, although this popular musical… more

"Organ and Labyrinth"…

Feb 3 - 3, 2015
Join us for  "Organ and Labyrinth" and Candlelight with Albinas… more

Baby Arts Play! at…

Feb 3 - 3, 2015
Instill a love of art at a young age through a guided, hands-on gallery… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Feb 3 - 3, 2015
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Feb 3 - 24, 2015
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Music at the Mint…

Feb 3 - 3, 2015
Saxophonist Jerry Embree is one of the busiest musicians in New Orleans. He… more

17th Annual Martin…

Feb 1 - Mar 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

NOLA Motorsports Park to host first annual OctoberFast, October 28

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Bridget Cloud 
The Ehrhardt Group
bcloud@theehrhardtgroup.com
(504) 558-1780

 

NOLA Motorsports Park to host first annual OctoberFast, October 28

Event to Include Zombie 5K Race, Trunk-or-Treat, Pumpkin Patch, Hayride and More

(NEW ORLEANS, La.) - Oct. 1, 2012 - Trick or treat! Kick-off your Halloween celebration early with NOLA Motorsports Park first annual OctoberFAST, Sunday, Oct. 28 from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m.

To begin, participate in the Zombie 5K race, featuring hungry Zombies who are on a mission to sneak up on participants and take their flags, which symbolize their lives. Whoever finishes the race with the most number of flags will be named the winner. Participants will also be awarded for best costume and most creative hiding spot. Children are invited to participate in a free one mile fun run! To register for the Zombie 5K, visit http://www.motorsportsreg.com/.

The public is also invited to enjoy an array of activities for all ages, including:

  • Trunk-or-Treat - Trick-or-Treat out of the trunks of the stars of the Krewe du Vroom car show, from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to the best-decorated trunk or car.
  • Drag-n-Lap - Compete for the fastest quarter mile time and lap around the 1.8 mile track. For more information, email wes@nolamotor.com.
  • Ghosts of Corner Works Past Hayride - Take a hayride on the racetrack as ghosts of some ill-fated corner workers take their revenge.
  • Blood Drive - Donate blood at the mobile blood center to receive a free OctoberFAST t-shirt.
  • "Pumpkin Patch" Kids' Crafts - Enjoy pumpkin painting and other fall crafts at NOLA Motorsports Events Center. Also, grab a bite to eat at Chef Scott Boswell's Stanley at the Track.
  • Karting Costume Contests - Show off your unique costume while whipping around in our European-bred geaux karts.

Sponsorships are available for purchase, including the Platinum ($2,000),       Gold ($1,000), Silver ($500) and Bronze ($350). Proceeds will benefit the Roots of Music with a mission to help at-risk kids through music education, tutoring and mentoring.

For information regarding sponsorships or volunteer opportunities, please contact Ann Smith at (504) 273-4601 or ann@nolamotor.com.

NOLA Motorsports Park is located at 11075 Nicolle Boulevard in Avondale, La. The park is open seven days a week. For more information, please visit http://www.nolamotor.com/ or follow NOLA Motorsports on Facebook.

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