Another gorgeous October Friday...Let's celebrate!!
IT'S THE LAST WEEKEND TO PUT ON YOUR CHICKEN HAT AND DANCE!!!! If you don't do anything else this weekend head on down for the Final Oktoberfest at Deutsches Haus (200 S. Galvez)...this fun festival starts up at 4:00 pm today and this is the last weekend (Friday and Saturday only)...Admission: $8, Children 12 & under Free....Enjoy great German food, drink, and music...come do the Chicken Dance!!!
Get your wine on this evening with a little tasting at Swirl (3143 Ponce de Leon) with the Friday Free for All from 6 to 8:00 pm....there's gonna be 4 free wines plus tapas from Chef Dan Esses' new restaurant, 3 Muses. At the bar this week they'll be serving up some of Dan's empanadas, fresh pasta and more!!!
This sounds cool.....#1 NY Times Best Selling Author and Zappos.com's Tony Hsieh is bringing his Delivering Happiness "Inspire and Be Inspired" Bus Tour to our fair City to celebrate the strength of community and spirit of support that is helping post-Katrina New Orleans recover and move forward. Tonight from 4:30 to 8:00 pm, happiness will be delivered on Girod St. between Magazine and Camp as the Delivering Happiness Block party is presented to benefit The St. Bernard Project. This community event will feature fun, food and a fantastic lineup of New Orleans music featuring Bonerama, Mia Borders and John Michael Rouchell. Big Sam's Brass Band will make an appearance and kick off the event NOLA style. More information is available at http://www.backbeatfoundation.org/
There's good stuff happenin' over in Gretna....where there's some great music and fun this evening! It's Gretna's Rockin' on the River Concert Series from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm with Bag of Donuts. Head on over to the River Front Amphitheater on Huey P Long Avenue at the intersection of First Street!!
TGIF it the whole night at Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal)!!! Stop by for Happy Hour with Vincent Marini at 5:30 pm, have some delicious dinner outside, stick around for the Threadheads with Paul Sanchez and friends at 8:00 pm and then Brian Ernst closes out the night with a show at 10:00 pm....It's gonna be terrific evening so come on out!!
Head on down to The Bayou Bar at the Pontchartrain Hotel (2031 St. Charles Ave.) and enjoy the amazing sounds of Armand St. Martin, New Orleans Celeb-Entertainer...the fun starts up at 7:00 pm and goes to 10 pm..and there's no cover charge and enjoy the smoke-free atmosphere for this fun evening!!
That should keep you busy this evening...and for even more fun stuff going on be sure to check out the WWOZ Livewire!!!