Friday, October 19, 2012

Weekend Fun w/a Fish Fry, Wine, Scary Movies & Fests Galore!


Looking for some yummy lunch to support a great cause - well here you go!
St. Joseph Church Lantern Light Ministry Fish Fry
It's a Benefit Fish Fry for the Rebuild Center, which provides lunches and services to homeless people in New Orleans. The lunch, courtesy of The Wisdom Reception Center, is fried catfish, baked macaroni, corn salad, bread, bread pudding and soft drinks. Servers will include New Orleans chefs who’ve appeared on the Food Channel’s “Chopped” cooking show.
*Pre-order from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Call 504.273.5573 , ext. 116. Walk-in orders from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
*The Rebuild Center, 1803 Gravier St. (behind St. Joseph Church). You can park in the church parking lot. Enter on Gravier Street.
*Cost: $10 donation.

Hooray for wine!  It's the weekly wine tasting over at Cork & Bottle (Orleans at Moss St.) - from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.  Come out and sample some fantastic wines and the tasting wines are always 10% off!

And you can double your wine tasting fun in Mid-City! Check out Swirl located on Ponce de Leon right off Esplanade and enjoy a FREE wine tasting at 6:00 pm. 

Enjoy a Scary Night in the Sculpture Garden tonight!  Check out The Where Y'Art? The New Orleans Museum of Art and the The New Orleans Film Society as we present live music, an art making activity, a tour, and an outdoor screening of The Birds during the Movies in the Garden: Fall 2012. The event is FREE with admissions. $6 Adults, Free for children 12 and under, and $3 for NOMA/NOFS members!  Check out this evening's activities below!
  • 5pm to 8pm: Food vendors will include Crepes a la Cart, Woody’s Fish Tacos, & Green to Go NOLA
  • 5pm to 6:30pm: Art Making Activities
  • 5pm to 6:30pmpm: Music by Dave Jordan
  • 6pm: Scary Sculpture Tour with docent Sheila Fenton and special guest Messr. Darque (Actor Edward R. Cox)
  • Birds - Screening at sundown (approximately 6:45pm)

Head down to the Quarter for the spring season finale performance for Concerts in the Courtyard at the Historic New Orleans Collection....Experience a concert in the courtyard at the Historic New Orleans Collection in the heart of the French Quarter - 533 Royal Street. The fall series continues with a performance by the Palmetto Bug Stompers! Admission is $10, FREE for THNOC members, and includes 3 complimentary margaritas! Guests must be 21 or older to enter and memberships begin at the low low price of $35.00 per person.

Fun All Weekend Long Fun!

Broadmoor will be holding its annual Broadmoor Fest Saturday from 11:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m. on the grounds of the Rosa F. Keller Library and Community Center (4300 South Broad Street). It’s a great day to celebrate with your neighbors and friends, eat some great food, listen and dance to live New Orleans music, the kids will love playing in the children’s section!  Music includes Charmaine Neville, Sharon Martin, Naydja Cojoe to just name a few!  And they'll be food from Woody's Fish Tacos, Dat Dog, Cane River Meat Pies and more!  Be sure check out the artists section for some great gifts - it's never to early to fill your holiday shopping list! Click on the link for all the info - Broadmoor!

Celebrate Japanese culture this Saturday at Japan Fest 2012: Food, Fashion & Fun in front of the New Orleans Museum of Art from 11:00 to 5:00 pm - Immerse yourself in another culture for a day! Japan Fest will kick off at 11 a.m. with the Kaminari Taiko Drummers, visitors will experience a day full of martial arts demonstrations, performances, exhibits, and hands-on activities, all exploring the rich culture of Japan.  Click here for more info - Japan!

The Treme 200 celebration continues with a weekend of events!


6:00 p.m. Brass Under the Bridge: Rebirth Tribute-Lemann Park
Performers: Rebirth, New Birth, Original Pinettes, Baby Boys

6:00 p.m. Tremé 200: Evolution of Music and Culture presented by New
Orleans Multicultural Tourism Network-New Orleans African-American Museum


11:00 a.m. Rejoicin' in the Park Concert - Armstrong Park
Performers: James Williams & the Crown Seekers, Sold Out, Kelly & Kelly, Collage 3, Gospel Soul Children, Life Center, Watson Memorial Youth Choir, Asia B. B. Choir, Edana Richardson, Nu Nayze from Baton Rouge & Friends, Gospel Diva Lois Dejean

12:00 p.m. Tremé 200 Concert - Armstrong Park
Performers: Kermit Ruffins, Brassaholics, Doreen Ketchens, Corey Henry & Tremé Funktet, Chuck Perkins & Voices of the Big Easy, The Uncle Lionel Orchestra


10:00 a.m. Jazz Mass - St. Augustine Church
Performers: St. Augustine Church Soulful Voices and Tremé Brass Band

12:00 p.m. Tremé United Second Line - Greater Tremé Route
Performers: Black Men of Labor, Treme Sidewalk Steppers, Baby Dolls, Dumaine Street Gang, Revolution, Calendar Girls, Popular Ladies, Tremé Brass Band, TBC, New Birth Brass Band, Stooges Brass Band
Sponsors for the Tremé 200 Bicentennial Celebration include Caesars Foundation, Entergy New Orleans, City of New Orleans, New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, Criminal Sheriff's Office, and Louisiana Office of Culture, Recreation & Tourism.

To see the full lineup, visit

Alrighty, well that should keep you busy this evening...If you're looking for more fun stuff to do...check out the WWOZ Livewire -!!

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