We are pleased to announce the kick-off of a new annual festival called the 4-14 Fest: A Celebration of Independence. The 4-14 Fest will be held each year at Dijon, 1379 Annunciation Street in the lower Garden District, the inaugural French-centric event will feature a kick off party Friday July 12 from 5:30-10:30pm with French cocktail specials. On Saturday July 13, several top New Orleans chefs will partner to create a special 5-course seated dinner, complete with a cocktail reception, wine pairings and a silent auction. Proceeds from the dinner and auction will benefit ReNEW Charter Schools. The three-day fete wraps up on Sunday, July 14 with a family-friendly “French Countryside” themed brunch featuring a gourmet buffet, French-inspired brunch cocktails and children’s activities. Reservations for the dinner and brunch (seating is limited for both events) can be made by calling 504.522.4712 or visiting dijonnola.com.