Good Morning Everybody - go out enjoy this cold weather with some special holiday shopping and music!
Don't miss out on the weekly wine tasting at Cork and Bottle (3700 Orleans ) about 5:00 pm in Mid-City - Taste some amazing wines. So, come sip, shop and get some gifts for your friends and family! You can also stop at Clever (right next door) for their "tasting special" - $1 off your first cocktail after attending the free wine tasting. And be sure to stop by the Crescent City Farmer's Market and patronize local Louisiana vendors with fresh veggies, seafood and more!
It's the Second Annual Green Light Distict Holiday Party tonight in the 2000/2100 blocks of Magazine Street. The evening includes festive drinks and nibbles, launch event and lighting of holiday trees and decoration made by students of Sacred Heart Enviromental Club from recycled light bulbs and sponsered by Greenlight New Orleans and Unique Products holiday tunes from Ms. Mec and Belizaire, chance to win a wonderful green holdiay gift basket, info from local green non-profits, Green Santa and lots more holiday happenings!
And there's more shopping fun with some Hot Glass and Cold Cocktails at Vella Vetro and Studio Inferno (3000 Royal). It's a holiday sale kick off and open house at Vella Vetro Art Glass and Studio Inferno! Come check out hot glass blowing and over 10 other artist studios open and holiday sales! Very Cool! Great COCKTAILS!!
Need a little art, culture and music? You gotta go to the show at the Ogden Southern Museum of Art (925 Camp St.) -better known as Ogden after Hours. The concert starts up at 6:00 pm with Spencer Bohren, his music resonates with the ambience of the rivers, roads, and bayous of the American South. He has a marvelous gift for sharing his great love for America's wealth of traditional folk, blues, gospel, and country music with audiences of all ages. Come enjoy a delicious hot toddy at the "O" bar, and remember if you're a member of the Ogden you always get in free!
Some More Thursday Night Music
It's a lovely evening for some winter cocktails and Latin music over at the the Columns Hotel (3811 St. Charles) this evening. Enjoy the sounds of Fredy Omar at 8:00 pm.
Spotted Cat Music Club (623 Frenchmen) has a triple header with Brett Richardson at 4:00 pm, Miss Sophie Lee at 6:00 and stay on and party with The Smokin' Time Jazz Club at 10:00 PM!!
There's more fun on Frenchmen over at d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) with piano playin' man Jon Cleary at 7:00 pm with no cover!! And stay on for the Jack Eckert Band ($5 cover) at 10:00 pm!
For more fun stuff to do and more music...check out the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!