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Artist Spotlight…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 31 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 31 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 31 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Mar 31 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 31 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Voices Not Forgotten…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Many of us have heard our elders talking about the great music and fancy dances… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Apr 1 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Apr 1 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Apr 1 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Opera on Tap

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Now in its 8th season, Opera on Tap - New Orleans is attracting people from… more

Smoker's World…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for Smoker's World featuring Eric… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Victory Belles…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

Exhibition Opening -…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Self-Taught, Outsider and Visionary Art will showcase works from the Ogden… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Apr 2 - 4, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Ogden After Hours…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Christ Thomas King. more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Fat Monday at the French Market- Lundi Gras Celebration

February 11, 2013
  • Location: French Market Corporation
  • Address: 1008 N. Peters St., New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Times: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
  • Contact: Amy A. Kirk Duvoisin
  • Phone: 504-522-2621
  • Venue: French Market Corporation
  • Visit Website

FULL SCHEDULE FOR LUNDI GRAS “FAT MONDAY AT THE FRENCH MARKET” MONDAY FEB 11TH 10 A.M. TO 4 P.M.

Throughout the French Market, see and hear these strolling brass bands:

11-12:30 pm. Tornado Brass Band  
12:45-2:15 p.m. Lagniappe Brass Band
2:30-4:00 p.m. Storyville Stompers

FARMERS MARKET STAGE
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Royal & Dumaine Hawaiians perform a mix of Mardi Gras and trad jazz
11 a.m. Seguenone Kone presents a children's performance featuring musical styles from around the world with audience participation encouraged
12 noon Colette Le Blanc Tatum, author of  Mardi Gras: An Alphabet Parade
12:30 p.m. Children’s author Cecilia Dartez, Jenny Giraffe goes to Mardi Gras           
1:00 p.m. Children’s author Alex McConduit, The  Little Who Dat Who Didn’t
1:30-2:00 p.m. Children’s author Diane de Las Casas , Dinosaur Mardi Gras and more! 
2:00-2:45 Nari the world famous puppeteer will be performing a variety of colorful voices and amazing stories
2:45-3:05 KING CAKE EATING CONTEST featuring King Cake Cupcakes by THE CUPCAKE FAIRIES.  Limited to 10 participants.
3:15-4:00 Nari the world famous puppeteer will be performing a variety of colorful voices and amazing stories

KIDS ACTIVITIES WITHIN AND NEXT TO THE FARMERS MARKET:

Facepainter Irina decorates faces and hands for free!
Balloon Artist   &  Juggler  from CARL MACK PRESENTS

CRAFT BOOTHS (Kids make stuff to take home—FREE!) 10 am to 4 p.m.