It's a super fun Saturday!!!
It's the 2010 Fall Garden Festival in the Botanical Gardens in City Park....There's gonna be horticultural displays, vendors, demonstrations and local artists and landscape designers....There will of course be MUSIC!!
Egg Yolk Jubilee at 11:00 am, Miss Sophie Lee at 1:00 pm, Jayne Morgan & the Sazerac Sunrise Jazz Band at 3:00, and to close out the fun the New Orleans Moonshiners at 4:45...admission is $8.00 and it's for a great cause City Park!!!
WILLKOMMEN from Broussard's Restaurant!!! (819 Conti)
Chef Gunter Preuss & Henryk "Heiner" Orlik, Brew Master of Heiner Brau Microbrewery, invite you to celebrate their German heritage at the First Annual French Quarter OKTOBERFEST. Celebrate in true, German fashion at this unforgettable courtyard from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm and the festival which will feature:
* Live, traditional German music
* Many types of German beer provided by Covington's own, Heiner Brau Microbrewery such as "Festbier", "Kolsch", "Heiner Brau Bock", "Maerzen" & "Pontchartrain Pilsner".
* Authentic German cuisine like Smoked Pork Loin, Sauerbraten, Bratwurst, Apple Strudel, Lentil Soup, Red Cabbage, Currywurst, Pork Belly, Pork Shank, Roasted Chicken and more!
* Costume clad Ladies and Gentlemen
* Fun for the whole family.
Admission, Food & Beer range $5-$10...and admission includes a Complimentary pint of Oktoberfest Beer!!!!
Don't forget it's the CRESCENT CITY BLUES and BBQ FESTIVAL 2010 today from 10:30 am to 8:15 pm at Lafayette Square!!!
Check out this schedule!!!
11:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Honey Island Swamp Band
1:15 p.m. 2:15 p.m. Little Freddie King
3:15 p.m. 4:15 p.m. The Stanton Moore Trio plus Anders Osborne
5:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m. Luther Kent & Trick Bag
7:00 p.m. 8:15 p.m. Taj Mahal
JUKE JOINT STAGE
10:30 a.m. 11:30 p.m. New Orleans Blues Society Contest Winner
12:30 p.m. 1:15 p.m. Carol Fran
2:15 p.m. 3:15 p.m. Otis Taylor with Don Vappie
4:15 p.m. 5:15 p.m. Corey Harris
6:15 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Henry Gray
ORAL HISTORY STAGE
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Little Freddie King
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Stanton Moore and Anders Osborne
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Corey Harris
5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Henry Gray
6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Otis Taylor
And most importantly it's the St. Alphonsus Art & Cultural Center Gala at 2025 Constance Street from 7:30 to 11:00 pm. Return to the Bali Hai tonight!! Be sure don beach attire, '60 outfits, or dress for the Miss Pontchartrain Beach Contest! Celebrity guests include Becky Allen who will crown the winner!! Tickets are $60, $100 per couple, and include a Polynesian buffet, exotic drinks, and games and prizes!!! Call 524-8116 for more info!
Have fun on this beautiful Saturday and for even more good stuff going on check out the WWOZ Livewire!!