Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Second Line for Earl Wheeler Tonight

It's Wednesday December 22nd....

Pat O'Brien's bartender Earl Wheeler will be honored with a Second Line Parade this evening.....Earl Wheeler, would have celebrated his 22nd birthday today and due to his tragic murder, he will be not be there in person to celebrate, but he will be in spirit.  Pat O'Brien's Bar, friends and family will pay homage to their beloved friend and co worker with a traditional New Orleans second line parade with a band and Mardi Gras Indians. The parade will begin at 6:00 pm at Pat O' Brien's 718 St. Peter Street go down Royal, right on Toulouse then end up at Pat o's Courtyard Restaurant 624 Bourbon Street. Everyone is welcome to join his friends and family as the celebration of Earl Wheeler's life and all the happiness he brought to other people will continue in the Bourbon Bar.

Christmas events continue....

Start off your evening enjoying Christmas with the Boutte Family and Treme Community Choir tonight from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm at St. Anna's Episcopal Church (1313 Esplanade Ave.).....Mass at 6:00 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:15 p.m. John, Lilian, and the whole Boutte Family will sing make sure to stay for the 8:15 gift giveaway for selected families in need....then more music!!

There's a Miracle On Fulton Street  (Fulton and Poydras)  it's free and open to the public!  Come see the Canopy of Lights ~ A series of 14-foot, custom-built, faux wrought iron arches, 8-foot Christmas trees and 3-foot fleur de lis ornaments!....And there's also "Faux Sneaux" which falls daily!  Tonight check out entertainment by Angela Bell from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm!!  And don't forget about Santa and his "real" reindeer too!  All the holiday fun runs thru January 2nd!

If you're looking for more things to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire!

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