Thursday, June 13, 2013

Happy Thursday - Dinner for the Dogs, Wine for the Humans and Music for All!

Good Morning Everybody - Lost of good stuff goin' on!

Thursday Events

Supper (and lunch) is going to the dogs (and cats) tonight for Pause 4 Dinner! Restaurants all around town have pledged to donate 20 percent of their proceeds from dinner sales to the Louisiana SPCA. So chow down for a great cause - could you think of a better (or yummier way) to help out! For a list of  restaurants participating in the program, visit the  link above.  Woof and Meoux!

Wine Tasting and Fresh Food!

Don't miss out on the weekly wine tasting at Pearl Wine Co. (3700 Orleans) at about 5:00 pm in Mid-City. Come sample some delicious vinos and kick off your early weekend right! You can also stop at Clever (right next door - don't even have to walk outside) for their happy hour specials after attending the free wine tasting!  Be sure to stop by the Crescent City Farmer's Market (right outside) and patronize local Louisiana vendors with fresh veggies, seafood and more!! 


Go hang out at City Park this evening and enjoy music from singer/songwriter, Natalie Mae & Her Unturned Tricks for the Thursdays at Twilight Garden Concert Series! Natalie Mae's repertoire includes an entertaining mix of original tunes inspired by the likes of Hank Williams, Bob Wills, and Dinah Washington. - you don't want to miss her performance! Gates open up at 5:00 pm and the performance starts at 6:00 pm in the City Park Botanical Garden Pavilion of the Two Sisters...There is an admission charge, but hey, it's helping the Park out...$10 for adults and $3 for children (it was $3 last year :)

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. Tonight the Ogden has Colin Lake - part songwriter, part blues singer, part slide guitar phenomenon, Colin Lake is paving a musical road all his own.
*Be sure to head on over to the bar for this month's signature drink - Summer Sunrise A refreshing blend of Tequila, Licor 43, lime juice, simple syrup and a splash of orange juice, garnished with a sliced orange. And remember with your Ogden membership all of these excellent concerts are FREE!!!

Jazz in the Park Free Concert Series wraps up this evening in Armstrong Park! PUfAP is proud to present the third season of Jazz in the Park, inside of the historic Louis Armstrong Park. The events are FREE, this fun event features a Marketplace that provides an opportunity to purchase fresh food, produce and crafts from 3:00 to 8:00 PM. This evening's big musical finale is gonna be all kinds of fun when Mike "Soulman" Baptiste takes the stage at 5:00 pm and Kermit Ruffins closes out the festivities at 6:30 pm!

For more fun stuff to do and more music...check out the WWOZ Livewire -!

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