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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 Dec 08, 2012

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13th Annual Holiday on the Boulevard

December 08 – 09, 2012
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Ashe Cultural Arts Center
  • Address: 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113
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For the thirteenth consecutive year, music and merriment are the order of the day as Ashé Cultural Arts Center lights up the boulevard with musicians, actors, merchants, and the community, cre... more
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Beauregard-Keyes House Celebrates Christmas

December 08 – 29, 2012
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Location: Beauregard-Keyes House
  • Address: 1113 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Time: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
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Throughout Decemeber visit a historic French Quarter home as it celebrates the Christmas Season in traditional ways.  See the house donned in the Victorian-style decorative trim of velvet, ribbon... more
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Celebration in the Oaks

December 8, 2012 – January 1, 2013
  • 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 December 24th and December 31st. 
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Christmas Concerts at Historic St. Augustine Church

December 08 – 15, 2012
  • Location: St. Augustine Church
  • Address: 1210 Henriette Street, New Orleans, LA
  • Time: 4:00 pm
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Enjoy the sounds of the season at the beautiful and historic St. Augustine Church- the oldest African-American Catholic parish in the United States.  Produced by French Quarter Festivals, Inc., t... more
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Christmas New Orleans Style

December 08 – 31, 2012
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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Creole Queen's Cajun Holiday Tea with Papa Noel

December 08 – 22, 2012
  • Location: Creole Queen
  • Address: 1 Poydras Street @ Riverwalk Marketplace, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: 1:30 PM
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Each December, the Creole Queen Paddlewheeler is transformed into a Cajun Christmas wonderland.  Papa Noel, his Elf Magician, and Cajun Gator are sure to delight.  Guests can even hold a rea... more
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Critter Cinema Night sponsored by LASPCA

December 8, 2012
  • Location: The LA/SPCA
  • Address: 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd., New Orleans, LA
  • Time: 6:00pm-9:00am
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Great fun for animal-loving, pizza-eating, movie-watching kids! What better way to end the week than getting cozy with kitties & puppies, enjoying G-rated critter movies, making friends with o... more
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Exhibition: Louviere + Vanessa: Something Whispered Something Sung

December 8, 2012 – January 7, 2013
  • Location: Ogden Museum of Southern Art/ University of New Orleans
  • Address: 925 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: Weds.-Mon. 10am-5pm; Thurs. 6pm-8pm
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Jeff Louviere and Vanessa Brown incorporate elements of painting, film, and printmaking into their work, creating elaborate images that blur the traditional notion of a photograph. Exploring themes ... more
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Festival of Trees

December 08 – 21, 2012
  • Location: Louisiana Children's Museum
  • Address: 420 Julia St., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: 9:30 AM-4:30 PM Sunday 12:00 PM-4:30 PM
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Celebrate the holidays by visiting an enchanted forest of decorated trees sponsored by community partners representing the arts, culture, food, and literature of the region.
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From Terra to Verde: The Work of Sharon Kopriva Exhibition

December 8, 2012 – January 7, 2013
  • Location: Ogden Museum of Southern Art
  • Address: 925 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: Weds.-Mon. 10am-5pm; Thurs. 6pm-8pm
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From Terra to Verde is a thirty year survey of works created between 1982 and 2012 by Houston artist, Sharon Kopriva. Born into a Catholic family in the Houston Heights in 1948, she received a Maste... more
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Gingerbread Holiday Tea

December 8, 2012
  • Location: Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport, New Orleans Hotel Collection
  • Address: 2829 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA 70062
  • Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
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The Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport Hotel presents its second annual Gingerbread Tea on December 8, 2012! Join us for this great family holiday event in Kenner. There will be a lunch buffet for adult... more
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Happy Ho-Ho-Holidays Family Tea with Santa

December 8, 2012
  • Location: Longue Vue House and Gardens
  • Address: 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans, LA
  • Time: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
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Join Santa at Longue Vue with caroling, crafts, and good cheer!  Have photos taken with Santa.  Toast the holidays with a complimentary glass of bubbly cheer, served with hot chocolate, cook... more
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Jingle Bugs

December 8, 2012
  • Location: Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium
  • Address: 423 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA
  • Time: 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
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Bug out with a day of family fun with butterflies and bugs!  See the newly renovated butterfly garden, meet Santa Claus, try Bug Nog, play the Gum Drop game for prizes, and catch a buggy reading ... more
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Michael J. Deas Exhibition Opening

December 8, 2012 – January 7, 2013
  • Location: Ogden Museum of Southern Art
  • Address: 925 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: Weds.-Mon. 10am-5pm; Thurs. 6pm-8pm
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Michael J. Deas is a master realist painter and one of the nation's premier illustrators. Working from his studio in New Orleans' historic Vieux Carré, he creates paintings and drawings with ... more
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Reindeer Run and Romp

December 8, 2012
  • Location: Audubon Aquarium of the Americas A Facility of Audubon
  • Address: #1 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: Registration 8:00 AM, Race starts at 9:00 AM
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Calling all kids!  The Downtown Development District and Entergy present the 3rd annual holiday fun run for kids!  Participants receive bells for their sneakers, antlers, race t-shirts, and ... more
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Shelby Lee Adams: Salt & Truth Exhibition

December 8, 2012 – January 7, 2013
  • Location: Ogden Museum of Southern Art
  • Address: 925 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: Weds.-Mon. 10am-5pm; Thurs. 6pm-8pm
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For more than thirty-five years, Shelby Lee Adams has been making powerful and honest photographs of the hollow dwellers of eastern Kentucky. These images described by Adams as "collaborations&... more
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Tav Falco - 50 Photographs: An Iconography of Chance

December 8, 2012 – January 7, 2013
  • Location: Ogden Museum of Southern Art
  • Address: 925 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: Weds.-Mon. 10am-5pm; Thurs. 6pm-8pm
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Musician, filmmaker, performance artist, photographer and Southern provocateur Tav Falco presents 50 photographs: An Iconography of Chance. These black and white photographs-taken in the 1970s and e... more
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Tea Party for the Dolls

December 8, 2012
  • Location: Beauregard-Keyes House
  • Address: 1113 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Time: 1:45 PM-3:00 PM
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The Tea Party for Dolls is back for Christmas 2012!  Enjoy tea and the Christmas season with some of Mrs. Keyes favorite dolls.  Open to all ages, be sure to bring a favorite doll too! ... more
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Treme Creole Gumbo Festival

December 8, 2012
New Orleans jazz and R&B by Treme artists, gumbo-cooking demos, crafts and Jazz Fest memorabilia.