Saturday, June 4, 2011

Oyster Lovin' Saturday and More!!

It's another fun Saturday in New go out there enjoy!!!!

It's time for the first annual New Orleans Oyster Festival with great Louisiana music, a cultural oyster tent, the finest local cuisine, and competitions for oyster shucking and the largest oyster. The "Acme Oyster House, World Oyster Eating Competition" will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the revered New Orleans institution. Weekend performances on the Event's Stage include:
  • Treme Brass Band - 11:45a.m.-12:45p.m.
  • Oyster Shucking Contest - 1:00p.m. - 1:45p.m.
  • Bucktown All-Stars - 2:00p.m. - 3:30p.m.
  • Bag of Donuts - 4:00p.m. - 5:30p.m.
  • John Popper & The Duskray Troubadours - 6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m.
  • Be sure to click on the above link for complete details!
It's the monthly  Freret Market (corner of Freret and Napoleon) today...where you can get beautiful crafts, yummy food, hear some great music and even adopt a new forever pet friend....So come on out for Debauche at Noon, Lagniappe Brass Band at 1:45, Louisiana Hellbenders at 3:30...You'll never know what good stuff you'll find at the market!

Don't forget it's the second day at Back to the Beach (where Williams meets the Lake)...There's gonna be more food, fun and music today...check out today's line-up!  Gates open at 2:45 and the music starts up at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM with Christian Serpas &amp, Ghost Town, 4:20 PM The Revivalists, 6:00 PM Kermit Ruffins & the Barbeque Swingers, 7:35 PM Contraflow and 9:30 PM Chee Weez ...Go out and support our Lake and our Coast!!

Tonight is the WYES International Beer Tasting....this a great one for all you beer lovers out there...You will be in beer heaven!!  Sample over 200 beers, ales, lagers and more....This event is at the UNO Lakefront Arena and goes from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.  Tickets are $30 for groups of for seniors and groups of six or more, $35 for individual and $45 at the really can't miss this beer event!

For more fun going on be sure to check out the WWOZ Livewire...Have a fun Saturday!!

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