Saturday, August 20, 2011

Saturday Family Fun with the "O", the Hornets & Some Brass Bands!!

Happy Saturday and Geaux Saints!!!

Here's some Saturday Fun!!

It's fun time for everybody at the Ogden Family Fair today at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art (925 Camp St.) from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and it's FREE!!

There gonna be arts and crafts, as well as music, will keep all ages entertained at our own version of a Southern county fair. Crafts include: Hobby horses, watercolor painting, sunflowers sculptures, art scavenger hunt, fishing grab bag, animal creations, games, and more!
Entertainment includes:
10 a.m. New Orleans Suzuki Forum
11:15 a.m. Calliope Puppets
12:15 p.m. Young Audiences
1:15 p.m. Ogden Teen Docents Puppet Theater
2 p.m. Preservation Hall Jr. Brass Band

There will also be food and drink available for sale. For more info call 504-539-9600

And there's more family fun at the New Orleans Arena for Hornets Family Fun Day!! The New Orleans Hornets host this fun day and Select-a-Seat event from Noon to 2:00 pm! The "behind the scenes" experience includes locker room tours, a chance for fans to take shots on the court and many other interactive opportunities for the entire family. In addition, Hugo and the Honeybees will be on-hand for pictures and autographs. Fans can interact with Hornets Lead Assistant Coach Randy Ayers, and assistant coaches Dave Hanners, James Borrego, Bryan Gates and Fred Vinson.The Hornets recently released their half-season plans for the 2011-12 season. Fans can place their initial payment per seat by visiting Where: New Orleans Arena
Just show up! Free and open to the public. Free parking will be available
in Lot 3 and fans should enter through the East VIP door.

The Dinerral Shavers Educational Fund will sponsor its 3rd Annual Back to School Extravaganza today at 1:00 pm over at the Treme Community Center (900 N. Villere). This event will be a free school supply giveaway targeted towards all New Orleans students, and will include food, music, entertainment, blood pressure screenings, cholesterol screenings, child health screenings, and much more for the youth of New Orleans. There also be great entertainment by The Hot 8 Brass Band, Free Agents Brass Band, To Be Continued Brass Band, Baby Boyz Brass Band, Black Leather Indians and there could be some special guests - so head on out there for an afternoon of fun!

The Louisiana Music Factory (210 Decatur) Free Concert Series continues today with Earphunk at 3:00 pm and Shamarr Allen 4:00 pm - you don't want to miss these two great shows - and be sure to purchase a CD while you're there!!

Saturday Night Fun!!

Help out your furry friends with some human fun at the Bow Wow Luau at the Eiffel Society (2040 St. Charles). There's gonna be a singles auction, dates with 24 eligible bachelors and bachelorettes will be available to the highest bidders. The fun starts at 6:00 pm and tickets are $20 and admission gets you a complimentary cocktail too. All this fun benefits the Humane Society of Louisiana - so go bid on a hot date and help out some pups and kitties!

Alrighty then this should keep you busy - Cheer on the Saints tonight at your favorite place, and then be sure to click on the WWOZ Livewire for all kind of good music going on tonight. Have a good one everybody!

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