10 Things To Do in New Orleans This Weekend

Our top picks for this weekend's events.

Kings of Leon

Dan Winters

Thursday, April 10

filmOrama closes tonight with Obvious Child starring Jenny Slate. New Orleans Film Society members can bring a friend to the screening for free. Info here

French Quarter fest starts today! Info here.

The New Orleans Opera Association presents The Marriage of Figaro tonight and Saturday at the Mahalia Jackson Theater. Info here.

The New Orleans International Puppet Festival is still going on at the Marigny Opera House and Mudlark Public Theater. Info here.

Friday, April 11

Young ambassadors of Cajun music and language Lost Bayou Ramblers, Feufollet and Sweet Crude play Tipitina’s tonight. Info here.

Over at Gasa Gasa, local rockers Brass Bed, Cardinal Sons, Vox & the Hound play. Info here

And If you’re in the mood for a bigger rock spectacle, Kings of Leon headline the Smoothie King Center. Info here.

In Ponchatoula, the Louisiana Strawberry Fest takes over town. Enjoy strawberry everything, Carnival rides and attractions and State Fair-style fun. Info here.

Comedian Doug Stanhope is at The Howlin’ Wolf tonight. Local comics Cassidy Henehan and Joe Cardosi open. Info here.

Sunday, April 12

Local web series Sunken City wraps its first season with a party at Chickie Wah Wah with food, comedy and live music. Info here.
 

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