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12th Annual Saints…

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America's Hometown…

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Andrew Jackson: Hero…

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Artist Spotlight…

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Edgar Degas: The…

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EN MAS’: Carnival and…

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Hogs for the Cause

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Eighty teams of BBQ competitors, comprised of a mix of some of the region's… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

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Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Kikuo Saito at…

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Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

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Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

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Le Petit Theatre…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Louisiana Crawfish…

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Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 27 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Mahalia Jackson…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
The sounds of the 60's will come alive starring The Midtwon Men singing their… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

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Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for The Fuzz: A Tribute to The Police. more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 27 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Music at the Mint…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Smokin' Time Jazz Club is a New Orleans based traditional jazz band. They… more

NORDC Movies in the…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of  "Big Hero… more

Pirate's Choice…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Join us for Pirate's Choice featuring Luke Quaranta, Terrence Houston, and… more

12th Annual Saints…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

Friends of the Cabildo hosts its 27th annual Ghostly Galavant Fundraiser

October 25 – 27, 2013
  • Location: Cabildo on Jackson Square
  • Address: 1850 House Museum Store Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA
  • Admission: Tickets for the “Gala” are $35 dollars in advance and $45 dollars at the door. / Tour tickets are only $20 for adults (+21), $10 for students and children are free.
  • Contact: Kaydee Nenninger
  • Phone: 504-523-3939
  • Email: kaydee@friendsofthecabildo.org.
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Friends of the Cabildo, the support organization for the Louisiana State Museum, will host its 27th annual Ghostly Galavant Fundraiser, October 25th-27th  The three-day event kicks off with a Friday night “Gala” at the Cabildo from 7:30 p.m. -10:00 p.m. The Saturday and Sunday Ghostly tours leave from the 1850 House Museum Store on Historic Jackson Square. The tours will run every half-hour from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., each day.

            The Ghostly Galavant weekend begins with the “Gala,” a Halloween costume party at the Cabildo on Jackson Square. Guests are encouraged (but not required) to dress up in costume and get in the Halloween spirit! Tickets include food and drink (beer and wine) from restaurants in the French Quarter. DJ Brice Nice will be providing entertainment. Tickets for the “Gala” are $35 dollars in advance and $45 dollars at the door.

On Saturday and Sunday, Friends of the Cabildo tour guides will take guests on a haunting and hilarious tour of the French Quarter. Ghosts, such as Louisiana Governor Earl Long, voodoo priestess Marie Laveau and the Baroness Michaela Pontalba, may all be happened upon in French Quarter buildings and courtyards. Tours begin at 10am on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are only $20 for adults (+21), $10 for students and children are free.

            To purchase your “Gala” or tour tickets, contact the Friends of the Cabildo office at (504) 523-3939 or online at www.friendsofthecabildo.org.

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