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"Thanks for the…

Sep 21 - 21, 2014
Take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage, just as he did during… more

A Taste of the Opera:…

Sep 21 - 28, 2014
A TASTE OF THE OPERA at the French Market every Sunday in September 4:00 p.m.… more

American Theater…

Sep 21 - 21, 2014
American Theatre Project of New Orleans (ATPNO) returns to Dillard University's… more

Auditions for Ballet…

Sep 21 - 21, 2014
AUDITIONS for Ballet Hysell's, The Nutcracker will be Sunday, September 21,… more

Ballet Hysell's, "The…

Sep 21 - 21, 2014
AUDITIONS for Ballet Hysell's, The Nutcracker will be Sunday, September 21,… more

Be the Peace …

Sep 21 - 21, 2014
Be the Peace Meditation Flash Mob is a live event celebrating the… more

CELEBRATE THE BLACK…

Sep 21 - 21, 2014
Get your fix of Emeril's famed contemporary New Orleans cuisine at the flagship… more

CELEBRATE THE BLACK…

Sep 21 - 21, 2014
NOLA, the casual, funky eatery located in the heart of the French Quarter, is a… more

Dance for Social…

Sep 21 - 21, 2014
Dance for Social Change is New Orleans' first outdoor, site-specific dance… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 21 - 21, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel… more

Jefferson Performing…

Sep 21 - 28, 2014
The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be opening their 37th Season with an… more

Joe Krown Trio feat.…

Sep 21 - 28, 2014
Join us for the  Joe Krown Trio feat. Walter "Wolfman"… more

Kirk Franklin…

Sep 21 - 21, 2014
Kick off Sunday mornings with hoodoo blessings. Get into the spirit with… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 21 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

New Orleans Fringe…

Sep 21 - Oct 15, 2014
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New Orleans Saints…

Sep 21 - 21, 2014
The New Orleans Saints & Minnesota Vikings  kick-off at 12 noon. more

Rivertown Theaters…

Sep 21 - 28, 2014
Based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks film that started it all, we bring the… more

Thanks for the…

Sep 21 - 21, 2014
This incredible reenactment lets you take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes… more

The Anthony Bean…

Sep 21 - 28, 2014
Two Trains Running is the powerful, often funny, always compassionate story of… more

The National WWII…

Sep 21 - 21, 2014
This incredible reenactment lets you take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes… more

"Thanks for the…

Sep 21 - 21, 2014
Take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage, just as he did during… more

"Shop Away in the Vieux Carre" this Season!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Annie L. Flettrich
annie@fqba.org
504.309.1423



"SHOP AWAY IN THE VIEUX CARRE" this Season!
French Quarter Business Association hosts a Special Holiday Shopping Day - Saturday, November 17th


New Orleans, LA -
French Quarter businesses are hosting a special pre-holiday shopping day. Businesses will be offering a little something extra to get shoppers in the holiday spirit. Specials range from artist and author signings, to jewelry makers on site, special discounts and of course holiday treats will also be offered to those enjoying the shopping day.

Some "don't miss" spots include, but are certainly not limited to:
Dutch Alley Artist Co-op will be celebrating their 9th Anniversary with a "Cloud 9" Event beginning at 6 pm, and throughout the day artists will be unveiling holiday items. (Remember: all original art purchased in the French Quarter Cultural Product District is tax free!)

French Market & Jackson Square Shops will be offering holiday treats and a variety of discounts.

M.S. Rau Antiques on Royal Street will have just premiered a specially curated exhibit of significant Impressionist paintings. This remarkable collection includes paintings spanning the pre-Impressionist and Impressionist movements with works by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vincent van Gogh and Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, works owned by M.S. Rau as well as works on loan.

Nadine Blake on Royal will be hosting local jeweler Suzannah Murray showing her new designs for her jewelry line Lark & Lotus. 5- till.

Hermann-Grima and Gallier Historic House Museum
The Exchange Shop on the Hermann-Grima House property is a consignment shop selling the work of local female artists. Special for November 17th the first floor of the Hermann-Grima House will be open for visitors, as well as have artists in the courtyard to meet and greet.

The Shops at Canal Place is an excellent place to park and start your French Quarter day. A pedi-cab pick up and drop off spot will be at the Iberville Street entrance. There will be live music in the atrium throughout the day.

NOLA Pedi Cabs will be available to shoppers at no cost with specific stops. Several pedi-cabs will be rolling to offer your tired feet and bag-filled hands a break to get from store to store. These specially designated pedi-cabs are sponsored by Aunt Sally's Praline Shop, The Black Butterfly, Historic New Orleans Collection, Huck Finns, Jax Brewery, Pat O'Brien's and The Shops at Canal Place.

Maps with more details on business specials and pedi-cab drop & pick up stops will be available at The Shops at Canal Place information desk and the Jax Brewery tour desk. Participating businesses will also have maps available.

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The French Quarter Business Association is an organization of business owners and associates located in and around the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Our purpose is to assist in the development and success of business in the Vieux Carre while protecting the integrity of this historic and cultural district.
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