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Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 1 - 8, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 1 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Preservation Jazz…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Live New Orleans Jazz nightly! more

Southern Decadence…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Southern Decadence started forty one years ago as a simple going-away… more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Standing in the…

Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
For the first time, this event is open-to-the-public and attendees will be able… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! more

FRIENDS OF THE CABILDO GHOSTLY GALAVANT TICKETS NOW ON SALE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Kaydee Nenninger
(504) 523-3939
kaydee@friendsofthecabildo.org                                                                                                 

FRIENDS OF THE CABILDO GHOSTLY GALAVANT TICKETS NOW ON SALE

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Friends of the Cabildo, the support organization for the Louisiana State Museum, will host its 27th annual Ghostly Galavant Fundraiser, October 25th-27th  The three-day event kicks off with a Friday night "Gala" at the Cabildo from 7:30 p.m. -10:00 p.m. The Saturday and Sunday Ghostly tours leave from the 1850 House Museum Store on Historic Jackson Square. The tours will run every half-hour from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., each day.

The Ghostly Galavant weekend begins with the "Gala," a Halloween costume party at the Cabildo on Jackson Square. Guests are encouraged (but not required) to dress up in costume and get in the Halloween spirit! Tickets include food and drink (beer and wine) from restaurants in the French Quarter. DJ Brice Nice will be providing entertainment. Tickets for the "Gala" are $35 dollars in advance and $45 dollars at the door.

On Saturday and Sunday, Friends of the Cabildo tour guides will take guests on a haunting and hilarious tour of the French Quarter. Ghosts, such as Louisiana Governor Earl Long, voodoo priestess Marie Laveau and the Baroness Michaela Pontalba, may all be happened upon in French Quarter buildings and courtyards. Tours begin at 10am on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are only $20 for adults (+21), $10 for students and children are free.

To purchase your "Gala" or tour tickets, contact the Friends of the Cabildo office at (504) 523-3939 or online at www.friendsofthecabildo.org. For media inquiries, please contact Kaydee Nenninger at kaydee@friendsofthecabildo.org.

Founded in 1956, the Friends of the Cabildo (FOC) is 501(c)(3) organization that supports the Louisiana State Museum (LSM). The FOC assist the LSM through a variety of functions including providing volunteers and financial support to all State Museum properties in New Orleans and the state of Louisiana. The Friends of the Cabildo are located on Historic Jackson Square in the Cabildo at 701 Chartres Street and can be contacted at (504) 523-3939.