Upcoming Events



Oct 21 - 21, 2016
Artist Thomas Mann will don his chef's hat to host a private… more

Annual ‘Up on the…

Oct 21 - 21, 2016
The Foundation at East Jefferson General Hospital – a not-for-profit… more

Art is the Driving…

Oct 21 - Dec 30, 2016
Art has a power that reaches beyond personal visual expression. This exhibition… more

Boo at the Zoo

Oct 21 - 29, 2016
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Boo at the Zoo Presented by Bryan… more

Concerts in the…

Oct 21 - 21, 2016
Now in its ninth year, The Historic New Orleans Collection's Concerts in the… more

Danse Macabre- The…

Oct 21 - 30, 2016
The Historic New Orleans Collection will be offering a special Halloween-themed… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Oct 21, 2016
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Dragon Eye Moon

Oct 21 - 21, 2016
This band plays all the mixtures of Rock-N-Roll music. more

Education Gallery…

Oct 21 - Nov 27, 2016
Artists and Sense of Place Residency Show featuring artwork created by students… more

Ghosts in the Oaks

Oct 21 - 23, 2016
Join us at the Amusement Park & Storyland for this family friendly… more

Historic New Orleans…

Oct 21, 2016 - Apr 09, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection is gearing up for an exciting new… more

House of Blues…

Oct 21 - Dec 30, 2016
Every Friday join us in the Voodoo Garden for live music, beer and drink… more

New Orleans Secrets…

Oct 21 - 22, 2016
Part ghost hunt, part séance...there's nothing else in New Orleans like… more

Ogden Museum of…

Oct 21 - Nov 8, 2016
Each year, the Ogden Museum celebrates Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead),… more

Oktoberfest NOLA

Oct 21 - 22, 2016
Cost $8 - children 12 and under free - tickets available at gate … more

Spooky Tour for Kids

Oct 21, 2016 - Sep 21, 2026
On this tour for kids, we will search for and possibly find these playful and… more

The Franchise

Oct 21 - Dec 30, 2016
The best of the cream of the crop. A showcase of the heavyweights. The… more

Wheel Fun Rentals…

Oct 21 - 23, 2016
Located at New Orleans City Park, Wheel Fun Rentals Pumpkin Patch is the place… more

" Enduring Legacy,…

Oct 22 - 22, 2016
The Louisiana Creole Research Association presents a special collaboration of… more

Annual Susan G. Komen…

Oct 22 - 22, 2016
Help Fight Breast Cancer! The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Series raises… more


Oct 21 - 21, 2016
Artist Thomas Mann will don his chef's hat to host a private… more


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On December 7, 2013 the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum in Madisonville LA, will host a Texas Hold'Em Poker Tournament, doors will open at 5 PM; tournament play begins at 6 PM until 12 AM. This event will benefit the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum. 

The tournament is open to the first 150 players that register. Initial buy-in is $50.00, re-buys and add-ons are optional at $50.00 each. Players that register early, before December 7, will receive a 2013 Wooden Boat Festival poster. All donations to the Museum are tax deductible. Poker Productions LLC will conduct the tournament. Doors open at 5 PM for registration. The top five finishers will receive gift cards in amounts based on a percentage of the initial buy in, 40% for 1st place, 20% for 2nd place, 15% for 3rd place, 10% for 4th place, and 5% for 5th place. Gift baskets will be awarded to the 6th, 7th and 8th place winners.

In conjunction with the Poker Tournament, the Museum will also hold a 50/50 Raffle with the winner announced that evening. A concession stand and bar will be available to the players.

The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum in Madisonville is an educational non-profit organization that offers exhibits and unique hands-on educational programs that bring the story of Louisiana's heritage to life. The museum exhibits are open Tuesday through Saturday 10 AM-4 PM and Sunday Noon-4 PM. For additional information call the Maritime Museum at (985) 845-9200 or visit the website at