GOOD MORNING - GEAUX SAINTS AND PARTY DOWN!!
SUNDAY, SUNDAY, SUNDAY!!! Come tailgate with the NOFD. The United Fire Fighters Association presents our second tailgate party of the season. 9am on Loyola and Julia (between post office and train station). Look for the firetrucks! We have 50/50 raffle, food, music, and beer on tap out of the Dragos fire truck. Do you have to be a fireman? NOOOO! Come party. Be there!!!!!
It's the Oktoberfest Celebration in the CBD.....The InterContinental's (corner of St. Charles and Poydras) Oktoberfest celebration continues with a German Tailgate Party - experience a tailgate party with a German twist, featuring German cuisine and beverages, before the Saints take on the Carolina Panthers at Noon...The party goes from 9:00am to 1:00 pm!!!
What ya gonna do after the Saints game??? Go to the Oktoberfest Parade of course!!! The fun kicks off at 3:30 pm!!! The German Heritage Festival Association is sponsoring the parade which forms on Elysian Fields Avenue, makes a loop through the FrenchQuarter, and then takes Canal Street to South Galvez Street, disbanding at Deutsches Haus, 200 S. Galvez. WWL-TV meteorologist Laura Buchtel will be grand marshal, and the parade will include bandsand floats representing German states. An after-party, 5-8, at Deutsches Haus ($25 per person) will include dinner, beer, soft drinks, Black Forest Cake and music by Rocky's Hot Fox Trot Orchestra. Reservations required for after-party; call 485.6454 or 522.8014.
And Nickel-a-Dance is back on Frenchmen!!! This afternoon is Shannon Powell's Traditional All-Stars
from 4:00 to -7:00 p.m. at the Maison (508 Frenchmen St.).....New Orleans Classic Jazz Soiree is Free and Family Friendly since 1994...Check out the schedule for the whole series!!!
October 10: Porch Party Band
October 17: Evan Christopher's Clarinet Road
October 24: Don Vappie's Creole Jazz Serenaders
October 31: Lionel Ferbos & The Palm Court Jazz Band
Have a most wonderful day and for more fun stuff going on be sure to check out the WWOZ Livewire!!! And WHO DAT...WE DAT!!!