Good Morning Everbody!
There's lots going on today...so let's get to it!
Don't miss out on the weekly wine tasting at Cork and Bottle about 5:00 pm in Mid-City......Steve Wilshire from Glazer's Distributors is rolling out some of their favorite Argentine selections and a little something bubbly to get you going....and be sure to stop by the Crescent City Farmer's Market and patronize local Louisiana vendors with fresh veggies, seafood and more! Also at the Farmer's Market there's gonna be.....A Louisiana Eat In from 4:00 to 6:00 pm....to demonstrate to the nation that Louisiana seafood is still available, safe and delicious in conjunction with the publication of "Endangered Foods of the Gulf South". Many of the authors will be on hand to sign copies of the publication. Chef Chris Lusk of Café Adelaide, Louisiana's 2010 Seafood King; Chef Stephen Stryjewski of Cochon, Chef's Collaborative board member; Jay Nix of Parkway Bakery will serve free of charge, delicious dishes made with Louisiana Seafood!!!
It's a big show at the Ogden this evening!! The Ogden Southern Museum of Art better known as Ogden after Hours starts up at 6:00 pm with bluesy singer/songwriter, Colin Lake.....So come on down for some music, culture, fun and the "O" bar will be serving some yummy margaritas!! (remember if you get down there early - go grab a cocktail at the Circle Bar on Lee's Circle...one of the best happy hours in town!)
You can also go hang out at City Park this evening for The Thursdays at Twilight Garden Concert Series with New Orleans Banjos +2! The gates open up at 5:00 pm and the performance starts at 6:00 pm in the City Park Botanical Garden Pavilion of the Two Sisters...There is an admission charge, but hey, it's helping the Park out..so....it's a good thing...$8 for adults and $3 for children.
The Lakeview Civic Organization is having their Annual BBQ tonight from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at 801 Harrison Avenue....There will be delicious BBQ and other delectables prepared by Lakeview Grocery and Robert Fresh Market, music, popcorn, and snowballs! Bring your fold up chairs, your family and friends and enjoy a lovely summer night under the stars!
Come on down this evening to the Maison Frenchmen on Frenchmen Street (of course) tonight at 7:00 pm for the Grill Out Chill Out! Bar patrons can load up on loads of yummy grilled meats, veggies and $5.00 pitchers of beer.....be sure and stay on for the Abney Effect at 9:00 pm!
AND DON'T FORGET TO GO OUT AND EAT TONIGHT!!!
The No Aids Task Force - Dining Out for Life....dozens of the areas best restaurants will donate 25% of their proceeds to NO/AIDS Task Force. All you have to do is dine at one of these restaurants and 25% of your bill will help someone living with HIV /AIDS. Click on the above link for a complete list!
And if you want to help out some dogs and cats...you have to attend Pasta with a Purpose for the Louisiana SPCA...Louisiana SPCA has invited you to join them for dinner, which will help raise money for the organization, when you come and dine-in (or carryout), Semolina will donate 10% of the proceeds from your visit to the Louisiana SPCA. You must present the Pasta With A Purpose invitation to your server (available by download at http://www.la-spca.org/). Call 454-7930 to make a reservation or visit http://www.la-spca.org/ for more information.
And for all your musical fun this evening be sure to click on the WWOZ Livewire...Have a great Thursday!