Friday, September 20, 2013

Happy Weekend with Peace, Shaft, Concerts, Oktoberfest, Beer and a Garden Party!

Happy Weekend!


Celebrate Peace

Come celebrate Peace Day with the New Orleans Kickoff from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Popp's Bandstand in City Park for The International Day of Peace Weekend. Celebrate with music from Paul Sanchez & The Rolling Road Show as WWOZ helps kick off the weekend of Peace.  There will be food and drinks available at Morning Call Coffee Stand too!

A Movie

Friday Nights at NOMA: Movie in the Garden
Start the weekend off right with NOMA! To celebrate the exhibition Gordon Parks: The Making of an Argument, they're screening the original 1971 SHAFT, directed by Gordon Parks. We've also got a family art activity, and the smooth sounds of Calvin Johnson.
*5:30-7:30 p.m.: Music by Calvin Johnson
*5-7:30 p.m.: Art On The Spot-Enjoy free art activities with NOMA
*7:30 p.m.(sundown):Film SHAFT (This movie is rated R for adult situations, strong language, & violence)

Food from Woody's Fish Tacos, Food Drunk Food Truck, Green to Go NOLA, NOLA Pie Guy , & Ye Olde Kettle Cooker Popcorn
Admission: $6 for adults, $3 for NOMA/NOFS Members (Members are allotted 4 tickets at the discounted rate) & children, 7 to 17. Children 6 and under are free.

A Concert

Head down to the Quarter for the kick-off of the Fall Season -  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 opens Friday, September 20th with a performance the Brass-A-Hollics! Admission is $10, FREE for THNOC members, and includes 3 complimentary adult beverages from Old New Orleans Rum! Guests must be 21 or older to enter and memberships begin at the low low price of $35.00 per person.



To kick-off Oktoberfest, Salú (3226 Magazine) is hosting a German-Style Pig Roast on Saturday! The Salú team will roast two pigs marinated in German beer, along with a citrus and sugar brine, garlic and rosemary. The pig will be served on a bun with red cabbage slaw and a coarse grain mustard sauce, and sold for $5. The restaurant will also be selling a selection of German beers at the bar. Prost!

Salú (3226 Magazine) will also be featuring a four-course, pre-fix Oktoberfest menu Tuesday, September 24 thru Sunday, October 6 featuring German-inspired beers and dishes. The meal can be purchased together for $40, or items will be served a la carte. All German-inspired dishes are prepared by our Executive Chef, Dustin Brien. Click here for the menu. Das schmeckt gut!

Zydeco Fun

There's gonna be Cajun and Zydeco music and dancing on Frenchmen St. nearly non-stop from 4-11 pm on Saturday - Here's what's happening: Cajun/Zydeco Fais Do-Do at Maison (508 Frenchmen St.) with T'CANAILLE plus JOE HALL & the LOUISIANA CANE CUTTERS; free BASIC Cajun & Zydeco dance lessons  at 3:30 p.m. with Free admission!!* Bring your friends, family members and dancing shoes for 3 hours of *NON-STOP* Cajun & Zydeco music, dancing and family fun from 2 separate stages. Best party in town - *WE GUARANTEE!!*
*Schedule: JOE HALL (Front Stage 4:00 - 4:50 pm; 5:30 - 6:10 pm); T'CANAILLE (Rear Stage 4:50 - 5:30 pm; 6:10 - 7:00 pm).

And celebrate MOJITOS ZYDECO!! at Mojitos Rum Bar & Grill (437 Esplanade Ave. right down the street from Maison) from 7:30 - 11 p.m. party and dance some more with JOE HALL & the LOUISIANA CANE CUTTERS; basic Zydeco dance lessons a beautiful outdoor courtyard for eating, drinking; and dancing; food/drinks with no cover!


A Garden Party

Come to the post-game Garden Party this Sunday at the Botanical Garden in City Park featuring The New Orleans Suspects and Funk Monkey with members of Bonerama &Johnny Sketch & The Dirty Notes. Get out to the garden for a funky good time! Come hungry for good from Mid-City Native, Crescent Pie & Sausage Co. too! Gates open at 4:00 PM - Music will start at 5:00 PM. Garden Party is SHINE (on the lawn) or RAIN (in the pavillion)

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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