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In New Orleans we've always got a reason to eat drink and be merry! New Orleans is home to hundreds of special events- large, small and in-between. We celebrate our food, our music, art, athletics and more. So whether you are a literary aficionado, a po boy addict or just looking to boogie to amazing live music in the Louisiana sunshine- there is a festival or event right up your alley.

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Saturday Aug 29, 2015

1

A Louisiana Parlor: Antebellum Taste & Context

August 29 – October 11, 2015
  • Location: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Address: 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Venue: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Time: Tuesday- Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm; Saturday - Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
This exhibition is in celebration of the acquisition of a superb Rococo Revival parlor from the Butler Greenwood Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana
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Abita Springs Opry at the French Market

August 29, 2015
Two bands - Three Hours - Five Saturdays First band plays approx 12 noon to 1:15 p.m. Second band performs approx 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. August 8 Amadee Frederick "The Creole Man" and L... more
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Ashe Cultural Arts Center Presents - Ashe to Amen: A Visual Art Exhibition

August 29 – October 4, 2015
  • Location: Ashe Cultural Arts Center
  • Address: 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Venue: Ashe Cultural Arts Center
  • Time: Closed Mondays; Tuesday- Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Closed Fridays; Saturday- Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African Descent- an exhibition that looks at the evolution of creativity and spirituality of people of African descent, with particula... more
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Ashe Cultural Arts Center Presents - Ashe to Amen: A Visual Art Exhibition

August 29 – October 4, 2015
  • Location: Ashe Powerhouse Theater
  • Address: 1731 Baronne Street, New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Time: Closed Mondays; Tuesday- Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Closed Fridays; Saturday- Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African Descent- an exhibition that looks at the evolution of creativity and spirituality of people of African descent, with particula... more
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5

COOLinary New Orleans Restaurant Month - Celebrating Dining in America's Most Delicious City!

August 29 – 31, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Restaurants across New Orleans
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It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy 2-3 course lunch menus for $20 or less, 3 course dinner menus at $39 or less and 3 course brunch menus at $39 or less at ... more
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Foundation for Louisiana Co-Hosts Katrina 10 Commemorative Block Party

August 29, 2015
The Katrina 10 Commemorative Parade will begin at approximately 5:15PM on August 29 and will culminate with a public block party outside of Ashe Cultural Arts Center (1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.) f... more
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Foundation for Louisiana Co-Hosts Katrina 10 Commemorative Downtown Parade

August 29, 2015
  • Location: Louis Armstrong Park
  • Address: Corner of Basin Street and S. Peters, New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Time: 5:30 pm
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The Katrina 10 Commemorative Parade will begin at approximately 5:15PM on August 29 and will culminate with a public block party outside of Ashe Cultural Arts Center (1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.) f... more
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Foundation for Louisiana Co-Hosts Katrina 10 Commemorative Uptown Parade

August 29, 2015
  • Location: Booker T. Washington High School
  • Address: 1201 S. Roman Street, New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Time: 5:15 pm
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The Katrina 10 Commemorative Parade will begin at approximately 5:15PM on August 29 and will culminate with a public block party outside of Ashe Cultural Arts Center (1712 Oretha Castle H... more
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Harrah' New Orleans Theater Presents "Live from the Writer's Room 2015"

August 29, 2015
  • Location: Harrah's New Orleans Casino
  • Address: 8 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: Harrah's New Orleans Casino
  • Time: 7:00 pm
Join us for a night of song at LIVE FROM THE WRITERS ROOM Featuring Brett James, Danny Myrick, Marti Frederiksen, Kent Blazy and Karen Waldrup.This will be an exclusive private night with some of Nash... more
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Joy Productions Presents - Katrina: Mother-In-Law Of ‘Em All"

August 29, 2015
  • Location: Joy Theater
  • Address: 1200 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Venue: Joy Theater
  • Time: 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm
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Joy Productions and Jonathan Mares Productions present KATRINA: MOTHER-IN-LAW OF ‘EM ALL, a stage play by Rob Florence to commemorate Hurricane Katrina's 10th anniversary at the Joy Theater, an... more
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11

Longue Vue House and Gardens K10: Reflections on Renewal through Art

August 29 – October 11, 2015
For the 10th Anniversary of the storm, Longue Vue will commemorate the revival of its gardens and community alongside the artistic reflections of New Orleans artist and Longue Vue Board Member Wayne A... more
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12

Louisiana SPCA’s Community Art Display

August 29 – 31, 2015
  • Location: Louisiana SPCA
  • Address: 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd, New Orleans, LA
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In memory of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana SPCA is asking the public to donate $10 towards in-need pets in our community. With every $10 donation, a staff member or voluntee... more
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13

New Orleans Jazz Market featuring Leroy Jones Quintet

August 29, 2015
  • Location: The Bolden Bar @ New Orleans Jazz Market
  • Address: 1436 Oretha Castle Haley, New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Time: 8:30 pm to midnight
Enjoy Live Performance.
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14

New Orleans Museum Month

August 29 – 30, 2015
New Orleans Museum Month, now in its second year, is a collaboration between museums of all sizes across the greater New Orleans area. It offers museum members of participating institutions the opport... more
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New Orleans Museum of Art Presents - Ten Years Gone Exhibition - Marks 10th Anniversary of Kat

August 29 – September 7, 2015
  • Location: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Address: 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Venue: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Time: Tuesday- Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm; Saturday - Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad themes of time, memory, loss and transformation. Timed to coincide with the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the exh... more
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NOBA Hosts Registration for After-School Classes

August 29 – September 26, 2015
  • Location: Chalmette High Cultural Arts Center
  • Address: 1100 E Judge Perez Dr, Chalmette, LA
  • Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) in partnership with Chalmette Refining, L.L.C., and the St. Bernard Parish School Board is proud to offer free after-school ballet classes in St. Bernard Pari... more
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NOBA's tuition-free Dance Class Registrations

August 29 – September 25, 2015
  • Location: Andrew P. Sanchez NORDC Center
  • Address: 5501 N. Claiborne Avenue (Lower Ninth Ward), New Orleans, LA
  • Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Beginning this weekend, the NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance, along with other NOBA partner programs, will hold ongoing registrations for free after-school dance classes throughout the city for the curren... more
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18

Pilates in the Sculpture Garden

August 29, 2015
  • Location: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Address: 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Venue: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Join us for Pilates in the Sculpture Garden, among NOMA's outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.
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19

Saturday Farmers Market

August 29 – December 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market! Join the French Market as we return to our roots by offering the best fresh produce, seafood, preserves, breads and baked g... more
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20

Smoothie King Center Presents -Katrina 10 Commemoration: The Power of Community

August 29, 2015
  • Location: Smoothie King Center
  • Address: Sugar Bowl Drive, New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Venue: Smoothie King Center
  • Time: 5:00 pm
President Bill Clinton,Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans Residents, faith leaders, and advocates over the last ten years helped the City recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, will take pa... more
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21

The Foundation Gallery Presents - Botanical Explorations: New Work by Layla Messkoub

August 29 – 31, 2015
  • Location: Foundation Gallery and Shop, The
  • Address: 1109 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Venue: Foundation Gallery and Shop, The
  • Time: Open daily 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Closed Tuesdays
The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Botanical Explorations, new work by Layla Messkoub. Layla Messkoub's mixed collages are delicate and intricately composed, yet have a lush, bold quality t... more
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22

The Historic New Orleans Collections Presents- The Katrina Decade: Images of an Altered City

August 29, 2015 – January 9, 2016
  • Location: Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for Louisiana Art
  • Address: 400 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA
  • Time: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m
The Historic New Orleans Collection marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with the release of the new book and exhibition The Katrina Decade: Images of an Altered City, featuring the hauntin... more
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The Katrina Decade: Images of an Altered City

August 29, 2015 – January 9, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for Louisiana Art
  • Address: 400 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA
  • Time: Tuesday - Saturday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm.
The Historic New Orleans Collection marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with the release of the new book and exhibition The Katrina Decade: Images of an Altered City, featuring the hauntin... more
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The Sweat Social Workout Experience

August 29 – December 20, 2015
  • Location: Woldenberg Park, next to Steamboat Natchez
  • Time: Tuesday - Friday 7:00 am and 6:00 pm; Saturday - Sunday 8:00 am and 5:00 pm
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers 30 minute workouts in the French Quarter allowing for lifestyle continuance of health and fitness goals. The Sweat Social ... more
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