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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, comedy 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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Wednesday Dec 07, 2016

1

Art is the Driving Force Art Exhibition

December 07 – 30, 2016
  • Location: Ashe Cultural Arts Center
  • Address: 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Venue: Ashe Cultural Arts Center
Art has a power that reaches beyond personal visual expression. This exhibition will examine how art is used as a medium to connect and unravel the layers of our current social climate; fighting for r... more
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Ashe Cultural Arts Center Presents - The Origin of Life on Earth An African Creation Myth

December 7, 2016
  • Location: Loyola University New Orleans - Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall
  • Address: 6363 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Time: 10:00 am
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"The Origin of Life on Earth: An African Creation Myth" that tells the story of how Earth and the first people created, according to the Yoruba Culture of West Africa. Written by Dr. David A... more
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Celebration in the Oaks

December 7, 2016 – January 1, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: New Orleans Botanical Garden
  • Address: Victory Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70124
  • Time: Friday and Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm; Sunday - Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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City Park's annual holiday lighting exhibit and festival returns with one of the most beautiful holiday light exhibits in the country. Closed November 28-December 1, December 24th and December 31st.&n... more
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Christmas New Orleans Style

December 07 – 31, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: New Orleans
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There's no place like New Orleans for the holidays during Christmas New Orleans Style, a celebration of uniquely New Orleans holiday activities taking place throughout December. Experience the magic o... more
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Clarence John Laughlin and His Contemporaries: A Picture and a Thousand Words

December 7, 2016 – March 25, 2017
  • Location: The Historic New Orleans Collection - Williams Research Center
  • Address: 533 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: The Historic New Orleans Collection
  • Time: Tuesday - Saturday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
A Louisiana native, Clarence John Laughlin (1905 - 1985) ranks among the most significant artists in New Orleans history. Laughlin corresponded extensively and often traded photographs with the intern... more
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Comedy Gold hosted by Leon Blanda

December 7, 2016 – January 7, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages (content may not be appropriate for all ages). It's all gold! Every Wednesday is the city's first "booked" open mic. What does that mean? If you are a comedian... more
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7

David Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio

Starting December 7, 2016
  • Location: Houston's Restaurant
  • Address: 1755 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: Mon-Thur 6:45 pm to 9:15 pm | Fri/Sat 6:45 pm to 9:45 pm | Sun 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at Houston's Restaurant located at 1755 St. Charles Ave. in New Orleans, LA. They are a sophisticated jazz ensemble performi... more
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8

Dean's List

December 07 – 28, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Location: The New Movement
  • Address: 2706 St. Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
  • Time: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Dean's List is a variety show of a most unusual kind. This show blends improv, sketch and standup.  Changing every week in theme and content you will follow the members of Dean's List (Cyrus Coo... more
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Exhibition to feature art, writings of photographer Clarence John Laughlin

December 7, 2016 – March 25, 2017
  • Location: The Historic New Orleans Collection
  • Address: 533 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: The Historic New Orleans Collection
  • Time: Tuesday?Saturday, 9:30 am ?4:30 pm (excluding holidays)
 The Historic New Orleans Collection will open its next exhibition, "Clarence John Laughlin and His Contemporaries: A Picture and a Thousand Words," which spotlights one of the most sig... more
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Grease Trio: Terence Higgins, Eric Vogel, Andrew Block & special guest Nigel Hall

December 7, 2016
  • Location: Maple Leaf Bar
  • Address: 8316 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Venue: Maple Leaf Bar
  • Time: 10:00pm
Join us for Grease Trio: Terence Higgins, Eric Vogel, Andrew Block & special guest Nigel Hall.
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Happy's Running Club NOLA

December 07 – 28, 2016
  • Location: Happy's Running Club NOLA
  • Address: 1009 Poydras, New Orleans, LA
  • Time: 6:16 pm
Join us every Wednesday  for a  fun 5k or close at the Happy's Irish Pub on Poydras!
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12

Historic New Orleans Collection - "Goods of Every Description: Shopping in New Orleans, 1825 - 1925"

December 7, 2016 – April 9, 2017
  • Location: The Historic New Orleans Collection
  • Address: 533 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: The Historic New Orleans Collection
  • Time: Tuesday - Saturday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm; Sunday 10:30 am– 4:30 pm (Excluding Holidays)
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The Historic New Orleans Collection is gearing up for an exciting new exhibition. "Goods of Every Description: Shopping in New Orleans, 1825-1925" invites visitors to explore 100 years of th... more
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13

Holiday Home and Courtyard Tours of the Williams Residence

December 07 – 31, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: The Historic New Orleans Collection -Williams Residence
  • Address: 533 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: The Historic New Orleans Collection
  • Time: Tuesday–Saturday: 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm; Sunday 11:00 am, 2:00 pm, and 3:00 pm; Closed Dec 24 and Dec 25
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Just in time for the holiday season, The Historic New Orleans Collection will once again offer Holiday Home and Courtyard Tours of the Williams Residence. The two-story brick townhouse, built in 1889... more
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Jonathan Weiss Dark History Tours donates 15% of ticket proceeds to Bridge House

December 07 – 31, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Pirate's Alley
  • Address: 622 Pirate's Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Time: 7:30pm
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Tour company Jonathan Weiss Tours will donate 15% of proceeds during the month of December to Bridge House. Bridge House helps members of the community with drug and alcohol addiction.
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15

Luna Fete: 2016

December 07 – 10, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Various Venues
  • Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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    LUNA (Light Up NOLA Arts) Fete returns this December to once again position iconic local architecture as a canvas for an impressive display of cutting-edge, outdoor light installa... more
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Miracle on Fulton Street

December 07 – 24, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Fulton Street
  • Time: Varies by day, see event description for details.
NOV 22 – DEC 24 Hourly Snowfall 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Gingerbread replica of the St. Louis Cathedral in the hotel lobby Giant ornament leading guests to a landscape of glittering trees and spa... more
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Napoléon: General. Emperor. Legend.

December 7, 2016 – January 7, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Address: 630 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: M. S. Rau Antiques
  • Time: 9:00am - 5:15pm
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M.S. Rau Antiques will host a comprehensive exhibition Napoléon: General. Emperor. Legend. at their New Orleans’ gallery at 630 Royal Street in the French Quarter, New Orleans beginning N... more
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Newcomb Art Museum - Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women's Art from Aboriginal Australia

December 07 – 30, 2016
Featuring work by nine women artists from the island continent, this exhibition offers a glimpse into the diverse contemporary art practice of Aboriginal Australia.
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Oscar and The Blues Cats Jam

December 07 – 28, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Location: The Pour House Saloon
  • Address: 3501 Jefferson Hwy, Jefferson, LA 70121
  • Time: 8:30pm
This bands plays Blues music, which guest musicians will sit in and play with the band in Jam Night.
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20

Saenger Theatre Presents Tony Bennett

December 7, 2016
One of the biggest icons in American music, Tony Bennett, comes to the Saenger Theatre for an evening of beloved songs. Bennett has set worldwide record sales, has dozens of platinum and gold albums t... more
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The Gallier House Presents - Decorations and Holiday Cooking

December 7, 2016 – January 9, 2017
  • Location: The Gallier House
  • Address: 1132 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA
  • Time: Mondays and Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10am, 10:30am, 11am, 11:30am, 12pm, 12:30pm, 1pm,1:30 pm, 2pm, 2:30pm, & 3pm & appt; Sat 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, & 3pm; Closed Wednesdays & Sundays
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The Gallier Historic House will feature holiday decorations using period-inspired decorations. The museum will interpret the importance of the holiday season and trace its development throughout the 1... more
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The Maison Presents - New Orleans Jazz Vipers

December 7, 2016 – July 26, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Location: The Maison
  • Address: 508 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Venue: The Maison
  • Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The New Orleans Jazz Vipers play a free dinner show at The Maison every Wednesday from 7PM-10PM. In 2009, the original New Orleans Jazz Vipers morphed into two new bands, Joe Braun's The New Orleans J... more
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The New Movement Presents - Chris & Tami

December 07 – 28, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Location: The New Movement
  • Address: 2706 St. Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
  • Venue: The New Movement
  • Time: 9:30 pm
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Join us at the New Movement for Chris & Tami! Chris Trew and Tami Nelson started The New Movement with their bare hands & brains, and this is their show - 2 people focused-up, onstage, and re... more
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Volunteer Interest and Members Meeting

December 7, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Wednesday
  • Location: New Orleans Community Printshop and Darkroom
  • Address: 1201 Mazant St, New Orleans, LA 70117
  • Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Come join us for our monthly Volunteer Interest & Members Meeting! Our meetings are on the 1st Wednesday of every month at 7:30pm. Is Open Shop not enough time? Printshop members have 24 hour acce... more
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Volunteer Interest and Members Meeting

December 7, 2016
  • Location: New Orleans Community Printshop and Darkroom
  • Address: 1201 Mazant St, New Orleans, LA 70117
  • Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Come join us for our monthly Volunteer Interest & Members Meeting! Our meetings are on the 1st Wednesday of every month at 7:30pm. Is Open Shop not enough time? Printshop members have 24 hour acce... more
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