Friday, January 24, 2014

Happy Weekend - Five Fun Things To Do In NOLA - 1/24/2014

Five Fun Things to do in NOLA this Weekend!

Come out tonight for Good Spirits NOLA at The Other Bar (5039 Freret St.) from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. and help support Women with a Vision, Inc.   **Enjoy unlimited spirits and cocktails, with 100% of proceeds benefiting a different good cause or non-profit organization of New Orleans each month. Admission includes open bar, plus light refreshments (mini chocolate cake pops from Pure Cake) and a silent auction. $20 per person. Presented by DJ Soul Sister and The Other Bar, and hosted by Soul Sister. Give back. Bottoms up. (And best of all, free Skee-ball!)
*Help support Women with a Vision, Inc., improving the lives of marginalized women, their families, and communities through advocacy, health education, supportive services, and research.

Tonight come celebrate The Lunar Lagniappe Party to Benefit  Eden House! The Krewe De Lune is hosting its second annual fundraiser at The Rusty Nail (1100 Constance) from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. Their goal is to raise $5,000 to benefit Eden House, which is a two-year residential program for women who have been commercially and sexually exploited. Join in for live music by Les Autres, DJ Ann Heatwave: New Orleans, a performance by The Star-Steppin' Cosmonaughties, and raffle prizes. Get there early for some complimentary Moon Shooters, our specialty mixed shots. It's gonna be Lunetastic y'all!
**Tickets can be purchased via PayPal by sending $10.00 per ticket to the email

For more fun on Saturday it's the 2nd Annual Abita on the Avenue starting up at 4:00 p.m. - price $0.00! It's that time of year again, Abita fans! Stroll to six great spots along St. Charles Avenue in one evening, all while enjoying some amazing Abita Beer. The 2nd Annual Abita on the Avenue will feature your favorite Abita brews and special cask conditioned Abita creations at every location. Every Abita on the Avenue participant will receive a detailed map and beer list upon registration. After regstration, you're free to wander to all the locations on the Avenue and enjoy the great Abita brews. Several lucky registrants will be chosen at random to receive a very special Abita prize basket, so register now today!

Registration check-in 3:30-5:00pm
 Avenue Pub
 1723 St. Charles Avenue

Serving: Abita Select Hop-Gator, Carver/Darden Pilsner 
and cask conditioned Oak Aged Abbey Ale
*Then stroll to---
Taco’s and Beer 1622 St. Charles Avenue

Serving: Abita Purple Haze
 and cask conditioned Amarillo Hopped Restoration Pale Ale
*Slice Pizza 
1513 St. Charles Avenue

Serving: Abita Amber 
and cask conditioned Centennial Hopped Jockamo IPA
*Lucky’s 1625 St. Charles Avenue
Serving: Abita Mardi Gras Bock
 and cask conditioned Spiced Turbodog
*Blind Pelican 1628 St. Charles Avenue

Serving: Abita Grapefruit Harvest IPA and cask conditioned Spiced Turbodog
*Irish House 1432 St. Charles Avenue
Serving: Abita Mardi Gras Bock and
 cask conditioned Amarillo Hopped Restoration Ale
To pre-register for this event online, you must be a registered user of

Vince Vance, the legendary singer with the Mount Everest hair, will have his annual 40th Birthday Celebration and roast Saturday night, from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at Rock 'n' Bowl (3000 S. Carrollton Ave.)  Starring the birthday boy himself Vince Vance and also starring… New Orleans own Louisiana Legends show featuring: Meschiya Lake, Sasha Masakowski, Kathy Savoie, Debbie "Tomato" Krantz, Alexis Marceaux, Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, Phat2sday, NOLA Bikini Team

Top off your Saturday night at Tipitina's (501 Napoleon) with John "Papa" Gros Funk Anniversary Show at 10:00 p.m. It's gonna be an aggregation of amazing musicians with (of course) John "Papa" Gros, Rob Mercurio, Brian Stoltz, Eric Bolivar and many more. So come on out and get your funk and groove on! (Tix are only $15)

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

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