Tuesday, November 27, 2012

A Tuesday with Veggies, A Gigantic Christmas Tree and Music!

Happy Tuesday!

Farmer's Market!

You can get your day started off right with a trip to the Farmer's Market!  Visit the Crescent City's Farmer's Market at University Square (200 Broadway) from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm for the freshest veggies, fruits and seafood. Today for the Green Plate Special they welcome La Divina Gelateria. This week they'll have tomato basil soup, pancetta sandwich with fontina, greens and tomato jam, turnip parmesean fries and frutti di mare. Yummy!!

And if you want more fresh veggies head on over to the Hollygrove Market.   You can go by their location at 8301 Olive Street between Noon and 6:00 pm, and they have a new pick-up location and from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Rosa F. Keller Community Center (4300 Broad @ Napoleon Ave.).  On most Tuesdays they're cookin' up all these delicious fruits and veggies in the Community Center Kitchen.  So come in for a taste, and great recipe ideas for all this delicious fresh food.  In order to pick up from the library location you need to pre-order.  So click here to find out how - http://www.hollygrovemarket.com/content/5669

In the "Box" today!

-Shiitake Mushrooms (MS. Natural Products, MS)
-Double Share of Clementines (Star Nursery, Belle Chase, LA)
-Double Share of Navels (Star Nursery, Belle Chase, LA)
-Meyer Lemons (Star Nursery, Belle Chase, LA)
-Grapefruit (Star Nursery, Belle Chase, LA)
-Fairytale Eggplant or Black Beauty Eggplant (Vicknair Family Farm, Ponchatoula, LA)
-Organic Carrots(Inglewood Farm, Alexandria, LA)
-Head of Broccoli (Monica's Okra World, Garyville, LA)
-Bok Choy or Napa Cabbage (Monica's Okra World/Mizell's Farms)
-Sweet Potatoes (Point Coupee Growers Co-op, Pointe Coupee Parish)
-All Natural Rapini (Garden Guy Produce, Hollygrove, NOLA)
-Tatsoi (Monica's Okra World/Mizell's Farms)

Christmas Fun!

Join the Windsor Court (300 Gravier St.) for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting in the Grand Lobby at 5:00 pm!  There's going to be delicious hors d'oeuvres, holiday cocktails and the star attraction a - gorgeous 20 foot tree!

Good Music Tonight!

There's a great musical evening on the Avenue at the The Columns (3811 St. Charles Ave.) at 8:00 p.m. tonight!  Have a fancy cocktail and listen to the guitar sounds of John Rankin!

Head on over to Mid-City and to Chickie Wah Wah (2828 Canal) for an early show with Ben Labat at 6:30 pm and be sure to stay on for  Tommy Malone (you know him from the Subdudes) at 8:00 pm!! And be sure to come hungry "The sammich" is now open - with of course, yummy sammiches!!

There's some fun on Frenchmen tonight too over at d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) with the The Treme Brass Band at 10:00 pm - there's a $5 cover for the show - but you know you don't want to miss it!

Right down the street the Spotted Cat (623 Frenchmen) has a triple header with no cover - Andy Forest at 4:00 pm, Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns at 6:00 pm, and top off the evening with the Aurora and the Royal Roses  at 10:00 pm!

It's a full night over at the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street...with and early show with the 101 Drummers featuring Lionel Batiste, Jr. at 8:00 pm and hang out for the REBIRTH Brass Band they come on around 10:30ish - there's a cover, but you'll be glad you paid and stayed up late!! 

Have a wonderful Tuesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar!


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