Friday, October 8, 2010

TGIF with BBQ, Gumbo, Schnitzel and Happy Hour!!

It's another gorgeous Friday...Let's celebrate!!

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!!!

Get Fired Up for Kingsley House (1600 Constance) from 6:00 to 9:00 pm tonight!! Kermit Ruffins and his BBQ Swingers will entertain and there will be drinks and raffles. Ruffins will man the grill to cook up tasty treats for guests.  Kingsley House serves nearly 7,000 people annually throughout southeast Louisiana with a wide variety of nationally accredited and state-certified capacity-building programs.  There is no admission fee, but all who attend are asked to present a business card....and spend some money too on the drinks and raffle!!

Are you having Gretna Fest withdrawal this can still head over to Gretna for some great music and fun this evening!  It's Gretna's Rockin' on the River Concert Series from 6:30pm until 8:30pm with the Honey Island Swamp Band.  Head on over to the River Front Amphitheater on Huey P Long Avenue at the intersection of First Street!!

And don't forget it's the Bridge City Gumbo Festival this weekend!!!  There's gonna be music, rides, arts and crafts...and of course lots of GUMBO!!!  Click on the link above to check out all the fun in Bridge City this weekend!!!

Put on your chicken hat and head on down to the Final Oktoberfest at Deutsches Haus (200 S. Galvez)...this fun festival starts up at 4:00 pm today and is going on each weekend from Sept. 24- October 23...Admission: $8, Children 12 & under Free....The Deutsches Haus opens Oktoberfest for the final time at the original location in Mid City.  Enjoy great German food, drink, and music...come do the Chicken Dance!!!

Hang out in Mid-City tonight at Chickie Wah Wah on 2828 Canal for Happy Hour with Daemon Shea of The Geraniums and Tribe Nunzio along with Craig Aspen from The Believers at 5:00 pm....And be sure to stay on after Happy Hour for the 10:00 pm show with COOT!!  It's gonna be a fantastic FREE show, and they will soon be releasing their next CD on Threadhead records - so come support those Threadheads!

That should keep you busy this evening...and for even more fun stuff going on be sure to check out the WWOZ Livewire!!!

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