Happy Friday Everybody!!
There's sooo much going on this weekend - I wish I could be in two places at once!!
The Louisiana Crawfish Fest is kickin' in Chalmette, and the fun starts up tonight at 6:00 pm and all weekend long. There's going to be plenty of amazing food, music and you can ride the rides for one low low price!! Click on the link for all the info!!!
Lookin' to hang out on the Bayou and enjoy some lovely wine and beautiful weather...then go no further than the Pitot House on Moss Street for Vino on the Bayou tonight from 5:30 to 7:30 pm!! This event is always a great way to kick off the evening. For more information concerning the Pitot House's springtime event, you can contact Louisiana Landmark Society at 504.482.0312.
Hangin' in the Quarter this beautiful evening? Well then you have to head over to the French Market for the Fridays in the French Market music series where the fun gets started at 4:00 pm!! The series starts with the award-winning Honey Island Swamp Band (Voted Best Roots Rock Artist 2010 by Offbeat Magazine) with special guests members of Bonerama and Walter Wolfman & the Roadmasters. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring their own chairs and enjoy the concert "festival-style". Remember it's always festival time at the French Market!!
There's good times at the New Orleans Museum of Art this evening with Where Y'Art from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm, it's FREE and all events will be in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden!
* Outdoor film screening of King Kong (circa 1933) at dusk
* Walk-Through of the Sculpture Garden at 6 pm
* Art-Making activity: Guatemalan Worry Dolls
* Live music by Pepe Coloma
* Salsa dancing lessons by Cathy Bordelon 7-8 pm
The first 250 visitors get free German Kettle Popcorn from Ye Olde Kettle Cooker. It's $2 after that! And Ralph Brennan's Courtyard Cafe will be selling BBQ in the Garden, too!
The New Orleans Roadfood Fest gets kicked off this evening with a really big party!! It's the Kickoff Party with Oysters, Cocktails 'n' Cracklin's - tonight from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum (Julia Street Entrance of the RiverWalk).....It's a party where festival chefs and foodies from around the country have a chance to talk about food, enjoy oysters on the half shell, hot cracklin's and hors d'oeuvres, and partake of an open bar featuring local cocktails!! Admission to the museum is included in the price of a ticket, which is $50, including food and drinks.
Tomorrow is another day with the New Orleans Roadfood Fest, Hogs for the Cause, Taste at the Lake, and more Crawfish!!! Click on all the links so you can make your weekend plans!!
Start enjoying your weekend and If you're looking for more fun stuff to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire! Don't forget about the membership drive...GET YOUR BRASS PASSES NOW! :)