Happy Memorial Day Weekend Everybody!!
There are plenty of fun events going on this weekend!!
It's the second day of the fabulous Greek Fest (on the corner of Robert E. Lee and St. Bernard) with this year's Greece on the Bayou...Went there last night, and there is plenty of food, music, dancing and crafts! Make sure you stock up on some ouzo - OPA!!
And if you're looking for a great little road trip...(it's really not that far)...You've got to go to the Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival, and support Louisiana's local fisherman...There's gonna be delicious food (of course), music, crafts and more!! Click on the link for more details...but the fun gets going tonight and lasts all weekend long!!!
Come join the New Orleans String Project (NOSP) from 12pm-6pm on Saturday May 29th at Washington Square Park on Frenchmen and Royal Street for the 5th Annual Crawfish Boil. This exciting fundraiser will feature live music performed by the children with special performance by Sharon Martin. This fun family event will include games and arts and crafts for children of all ages. Come take a chance on some of the great items that will be raffled off during the festival. All the proceeds from the Crawfish Boil will help continue NOSP commitment of providing music lessons to all children.
Don't forget the Arts Market of New Orleans at Palmer Park (corner of S. Claiborne and S. Carrollton from 10 am to 4:00 pm today!! Free and open to the public! Whether you're looking for metal art by Travis Linde, traditional handmade belts by Bob Friedrich of Crescent Belt, or a "Trish Fish" made of recycled materials by debris artist Trish Ransom this month's Arts Market of New Orleans has something for all types of Dads. Discover distinctive gifts that celebrate the unique style of your Dad this Father's Day with locally handcrafted treasures. Choose from glass, metal, wood and leather art to paintings, photographs, yard decor and more created by more than 100 of the region's best artists. Plus live music, food and drink from your favorite local restaurants, and exciting and educational kid's activities.
Come enjoy the music & seafood that has always been Louisiana's voice to the rest of the world!! It's "Holla at the Gulf" from 7:00 to 11:00 pm at Broussard's on 819 Conti....Come enjoy Chef Tori Stewart's specialties along with hand crafted Bacardi and Grey Goose cocktails and they'll be music from the one and only Walter Wolfman Washington...all this for the low price of $40 and you're helping out the Gulf Aid Relief Foundation!! For more info call 504-581-3866.
And of course, don't forget the really big show at Tipitina's tonight!! It's the 27th Anniversary of the Rebirth Brass Band!! Things get kickin' around 10ish...and Billy Iuso and the Restless Natives and Lingo open up this show...Don't miss it!!
If you're looking for more fun stuff to do today...be sure to check out the WWOZ Livewire...to see what's going on!! Have a great Saturday!