Carnival time is upon us and there's quite a few fun things you can do to celebrate!!
Gather round the Willow Streetcar barn (S. Carrolton at Willow) at 6:30 to toast the Krewe of Phunny Phorty Fellows....They'll be some music by the Storyville Stompers and a toast to the Krewe for the big sendoff at 7:00 pm! Bring your own libations, or grab one at Carrollton Station right on the corner!!
If you're thinking about heading to the French Quarter on this beautiful evening...check out the Third Annual Joan of Arc Parade....12th Night is St. Joan's birthday and this is the perfect way to celebrate her birthday. The parade gets kickin' at 6:00 pm at the Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville statue and park at Conti and Decatur and ends at the golden Joan of Arc statue at the New Place de France at Decatur and St. Phillip Streets at approximately 6:45 p.m. The parade route goes along Chartres Street, crosses Jackson Square, and continues past St. Louis Cathedral to the other side of Chartres to St. Phillip Street.
If you're not in the mood for a parade and looking for some great music...you've got your options too!! Head on down to The Ogden Southern Museum of Art today for Ogden after Hours. Music starts up at 6:00 pm with the boogaloo sounds of Los Po-Boy-Citos!!
And if you're looking to help out some amazing animals and celebrate the evening...then don't miss the fun at the 12th Night Annual Fundraiser for ARNO Shelter tonight from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm at The Creole Gardens Bed and Breakfast Hotel (1415 Prytania St. parking in lot Thalia and Prytania)....a $20 ticket gives you chance at the grand prize: RCA 37" LCD TV and Theatre Setup; great raffle prizes: hotel packages, artwork, photographs, riverboat dinner cruises, and more!! Your ticket also gets you hors d'oeuvres and one drink, cash bar, and music by Jumpin Johnny Sansone!!! Be there or be square and come support ARNO and have fun while your doing it!
If you're looking for more fun stuff to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire! And have an amazing 12th Night Celebration!!