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12th Annual Saints…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

America's Hometown…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
In the adventuresome spirit of the weekend's FoodFest, it will bring the best… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 27 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 27 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 27 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Hogs for the Cause

Mar 27 - 28, 2015
Eighty teams of BBQ competitors, comprised of a mix of some of the region's… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 27 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 27 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Le Petit Theatre…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Louisiana Crawfish…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 27 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Mahalia Jackson…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
The sounds of the 60's will come alive starring The Midtwon Men singing their… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for The Fuzz: A Tribute to The Police. more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 27 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Music at the Mint…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Smokin' Time Jazz Club is a New Orleans based traditional jazz band. They… more

NORDC Movies in the…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of  "Big Hero… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Mar 27 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

12th Annual Saints…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

French Market St. Nicholas Day Fair

Saturday, December 1
10am - 4pm at Dutch Alley

Event: French Market St. Nicholas Day Fair

Start: December 1, 2012 11:00 am
End: December 1, 2012 5:00 pm
 

 

AT THE PERFORMANCE PAVILION

10 A.M.-10:15  Cecilia Dartez reads "Jenny Giraffe Discovers Papa Noel"

10:20-10:35   Alex McConduit  ‘The Little Who Dat Who Didn't"

10:40-10:55 a.m  Monica Davillier Barrois,  "Squirrelly Squirrels"

12 -12:45 p.m.  Johnette Downing performs a mix of her Louisiana tunes plus some holiday specials

1-1:45 p.m.  Jayna Morgan and the Sazerac Sunrise Jazz Band present Swingin' Christmas tunes 

2-2:45 p.m.  Diane de Las Casas presents interactive storytelling featuring her popular children's books

3-3:45 p.m. Royal & Dumaine Hawaiians Holiday Happening: Mele Kalikimaka!

SAINT NICK SECONDLINE and Saint Nicholas arrival

11 a.m. -11:30 a.m.  SANTA SECONDLINE begins at Washington Artillery Park with New Wave Brass Band and International School stilt walkers

11:30 a.m.  SAINT NICHOLAS ARRIVES AT JAZZ PARK PORCH! St Nick will be stationed here with chair and decorations for photographs, but will also walk through Dutch Alley and our retail shops throughout the day.

INSIDE THE JAZZ PARK

12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.   Jim & Martha Hession

2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Stephen Dale & Friends 

 

IN DUTCH ALLEY, across from Jazz Park (under and near tree)

10 a.m.-4 p.m.   Petting zoo and pictures

12 noon to 4 p.m. Balloon Artist

 

CRAFTS AND ACTIVITIES across from Pavilion

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Facepainting and Interactive Kids Craft Booths:

Kids can make and take holiday themed art projects, including hats, secondline hankies, and ornaments!

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Author signing station and book sales hosted by A Tisket A Tasket BookShop

DUMAINE PLAZA at Dumaine & Decatur Streets

 4 p.m.  New Orleans Navy Band Full Steam Brass Band

For more information contact: French Market Corporation at 504.522.2621 or info@frenchmarket.org.