Good Morning and GEAUX SAINTS!!
If you think this rainy day has gone to the dogs maybe it has, but that's a good thing....because Twist Cocktails (628 St. Charles Ave - part of Mike's on the Avenue)has "Top Dog" a dog-friendly event going on this evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.! Celebrity bartending teams will vie for the title of "Top Dog"...tonight's team is Kelder Summers-Jones and Wendy Waren!! The dynamic bartending duo that rings up the most sales during their two-hour bartending gig will be crowned the "Top Dogs". Presented by Szimblich Vodka, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Southern Animal Foundation. The event is dog-friendly, so guests are invited to bring their pooches along to join in the fun...and don't worry....there will be plenty of tv's to watch your favorite football team!!!
Don't miss out on the weekly wine tasting at Cork and Bottle about 5:00 pm in Mid-City......and be sure to stop by the Crescent City Farmer's Market and patronize local Louisiana vendors with fresh veggies, seafood and more!
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 the sounds of Christian Serpas and Ghost Town. So come on down for some music, culture, fun and the "O" bar will be serving some Jack & Ginger specialty cocktails!! (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 M. I. Scoggin! 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. (Click link above to confirm this event due to rain).
Come on down this evening to the Maison Frenchmen on Frenchmen Street (of course) tonight for the FREE BBQ and of course the magnificent New Orleans Saints game at 6:30! Bar patrons can load up on loads of yummy grilled meats, veggies and $5.00 pitchers of beer.....be sure and stay on for Yojimbo at 10:00 pm!
And of course...most importantly....GO SAINTS!!!!!!
And for all your musical fun this evening be sure to click on the WWOZ Livewire...Have a great black & gold Thursday!!