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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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Saturday Oct 14, 2017

1

“Giants of Jazz: Art Posters and Lithographs by Waldemar Swierzy from the Daguillard Collection”

October 14 – December 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection highlights its recent acquisition of art posters made by Polish artist Waldemar Świerzy (1931-2013) featuring music legends.... more
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12th Annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival

October 14 – 15, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Lafayette Square Park
  • Address: 540 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: Friday 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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The 12th annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival celebrates the soul of the South in music and food, featuring music on two stages, a smorgasbord of barbeque and other delicious smoked treats, ... more
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2017 Steam Train Festival

October 14 – 15, 2017
  • Location: The Fly at Audubon Park
  • Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Fall is in the air and that means it's time for Steam Fest and the annual appearance of historic Southern Pacific Steam Locomotive #745! It's the 2017 Steam Train Festival! SP 745 and her exhibit tr... more
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Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure - New Orleans

October 14, 2017 – July 3, 2027
Turn New Orleans into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their... more
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5

Art for Arts Sake

October 14, 2017
  • Location: Contemporary Arts Center
  • Address: 900 Camp St., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: Contemporary Arts Center
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Created by the Contemporary Arts Center in 1980, this annual rite of fall has become one of the best events of the year for art lovers in and around New Orleans. Art for Arts' Sake | DOWNTOWN 2017 ce... more
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6

Backyard Grooves

October 14, 2017 – January 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.  
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7

Dim Sum Brunch at Maypop

Starting October 14, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
  • Address: 611 O'Keefe Ave., New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Venue: Maypop Restaurant
  • Time: 11 am to 3 pm
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Sister to Gulotta’s acclaimed MOPHO, Maypop located in downtown’s South Market District, is known for its unique menu of elevated, Southern-influenced Southeast Asian cuisine. Now diners c... more
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Double Dose

October 14, 2017 – January 10, 2026
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Location: House of Blues
  • Address: 225 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: House of Blues
  • Time: 9 PM to 2 AM
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ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of your favorite songs. Whether you are coming to see a show or just looking for a Saturday night destination, we'll be party... more
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East of the Mississippi: Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Photography

October 14, 2017 – January 7, 2018
  • Location: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Address: 1 Collins Diboll Cir., New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Venue: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Time: Tuesday – Thursday 10 am-6 pm; Friday 10 am-9 pm; Saturday 10 am-5 pm; Sunday 11 am-5 pm; Closed Mondays
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present East of the Mississippi: Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Photography.  In association with NOMA, this landmark exhibition, co-organized by ... more
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East of the Mississippi: Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Photography

October 14, 2017 – January 7, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Address: 1 Collins Diboll Cir., New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Venue: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Time: Mondays Closed; Tuesday-Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present East of the Mississippi: Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Photography. In association with NOMA, this landmark exhibition, co-organized by the Na... more
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11

Eleanor Tallie live at The Den at Howlin Wolf

October 14, 2017
  • Location: Howlin' Wolf
  • Address: 907 St. Peters St., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: 9:00 pm
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Join us at the Howlin' Wolf for "neo-neo-soul" songstress Eleanor Tallie!
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12

Houmas House Presents - October Haunted Tours

October 14 – 31, 2017
For the month of October, there will be a 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm haunted tour. Hear about the sightings and interactions that guest and staff have had with the ghosts of Houmas House Plantation. 
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13

Jefferson Performing Arts Society Presents - "Chicago"

October 14 – 15, 2017
  • Location: Jefferson Performing Arts Center
  • Address: 6400 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA 70001
  • Time: Fridays and Saturdays 7:30 pm; Sundays 2:00 pm
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In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to take the rap...until he finds out he's been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and ... more
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Kids in the Kitchen: Fall 2017 Programs - Gullah-Geechee: Ova deh Shrimp and Rice

October 14, 2017
  • Location: Southern Food & Beverage Museum
  • Address: 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Venue: Southern Food & Beverage Museum
  • Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Join the Southern Food and Beverage Museum for  the next installment of the monthly Kids in the Kitchen programs! This class will highlight the Gullah-Geechee people who have created a food cultu... more
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15

Louisiana Walks for Parkinson's

October 14, 2017
  • Location: Lafreniere Park
  • Address: 3000 Downs Blvd, Metairie, LA 70003
  • Time: 9am-1pm
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A fundraising walk supporting Parkinson’s programs and research is happening in your area! The event is Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Lafreniere Park in Metairie, Louisiana and features a 3/4 mi... more
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16

Magazine St. Art Market

Starting October 14, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Address: 3336 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Venue: Dat Dog
  • Time: Friday 4-9pm, Sat + Sun Noon-6pm
Magazine St. Art Market is a unique way to experience the best of our local artists, every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in the colorful courtyard of Dat Dog on Magazine Street. Painters, photographers... more
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17

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Presents - Christmas Cantata

October 14, 2017
Gracias Christmas Cantata has toured places like New Orleans, Detroit, and Red Lake reservation with the sole purpose of bringing the Christmas spirit and heart of God to the doorsteps of people who m... more
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18

Oktoberfest NOLA

October 14 – 21, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Deutsches Haus
  • Address: 1700 Moss, New Orleans, LA
  • Time: Fri. 4-11 PM; Sat. 1-11 PM
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Cost $8 - children 12 and under free - tickets available at gate Deutsches Haus Members free - must pick up tickets prior to festival at the Haus (see member emails for information) G... more
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19

Secret Gardens of the Vieux Carré

October 14 – 15, 2017
Join us for the annual Secret Gardens of the Vieux Carré. This highly anticipated event offers the allure of private and historic gardens otherwise closed to the public. The walking tour revea... more
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20

The Fountain Lounge at the Roosevelt New Orleans Present - Amanda Ducorbier

October 14 – November 18, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: The Fountain Lounge (inside the Roosevelt Hotel)
  • Address: 130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Time: Thursdays 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm; Fridays and Saturdays 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Join us for Amanda Ducorbier at the Fountain Lounge in the Roosevelt Hotel. While enjoying weekly shows from talented local artists, Fountain Lounge guests can enjoy innovative seasonal cocktails and ... more
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21

The Historic New Orleans - Presents - A Most Significant Gift:The Laura Simon Nelson Collection”

October 14 – 21, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: The Historic New Orleans Collection
  • Address: 533 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: The Historic New Orleans Collection
  • Time: Tuesday-Saturday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm (Excluding Holidays)
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The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for Louisiana Art are once again showcasing selections from the extensive collection of Louisiana art donated to THNOC by the galleri... more
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22

The House of Groove

Starting October 14, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Location: The House of Groove
  • Address: 1927 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Time: 9:00 pm until
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The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey featuring some of New Orleans most progressive musicians. DJ Kelly Fresh will be on the ones and twos! This week we are featu... more
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Wooden Boat Festival

October 14 – 15, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum
  • Address: 133 Mabel Drive, Madisonville, LA 70447
  • Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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The Wooden Boat Festival will celebrate 28 years on the banks of the beautiful Tchefuncte River. Presented by the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum, this premier family event attracts over one... more
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