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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Apr 29 - Dec 17, 2017
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Backyard Grooves

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Beyond the Canvas:…

Apr 29 - Jul 9, 2017
Spanning several generations, five Puerto Rico-based artists Zilia… more

Cecilia Vicuña: About…

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Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to… more

Chicken on the Bone…

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Disney On Ice…

Apr 29 - 30, 2017
Make unforgettable memories with Mickey, Minnie and all your Disney friends… more

Disney On Ice…

Apr 29 - 30, 2017
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Double Dose

Apr 29, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Apr 29 - May 21, 2017
NOMA is organizing A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s in cooperation… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Apr 29 - Oct 8, 2017
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Apr 29 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

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Newcomb Art Museum -…

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Senga Nengudi:…

Apr 29 - Jun 18, 2017
In 1975, artist Senga Nengudi began a series of sculptures, entitled R.S.V.P.,… more

SoFAB Museum Presents…

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STS9

Apr 29 - 29, 2017
Since forming in Atlanta 15 years ago, instrumental electronic rock band STS9… more

Take Steps New Orleans

Apr 29 - 29, 2017
Take Steps New Orleans is a community fundraising campaign that raises funds… more

Tennessee Williams -…

Apr 29 - May 16, 2017
Experience SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH, a decadent fever dream by Tennessee Williams! … more

The Georgian…

Apr 29 - Oct 16, 2017
For more than a century, a King George sat on the British throne. The Georgian… more

The House of Groove

Apr 29, 2017
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Apr 29 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

NOLA Motorsports Park to host first annual OctoberFast, October 28

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Bridget Cloud 
The Ehrhardt Group
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(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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