10 Things To Do in New Orleans This Weekend
Our top event picks
Parasol's annual block party
Parasol's Facebook page
Thursday, March 13
Just in time for the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, Southern Rep stages The Night of the Iguana at Art Club on Elysian Fields Avenue. Mike Harkins, Aimée Hayes, Troi Bechet, Bob Edes, Jr. and others star. Info here.
Friday, March 14
Lark in the Park, the Friends of City Park's annual fundraiser, is tonight. Info here.
Divas face off in the comedy Ladies of the Camellias at Rivertown Theaters. Info here.
Rapper DMX ("Party Up (Up in Here)") performs at the Howlin' Wolf. Info here.
The Historic New Orleans Collection kicks off its Concerts in the Courtyard series with Hot Club of New Orleans. The $10 admission includes three free drinks. Info here.
NOLA Fashion Week begins, with fashion shows, parties, workshops and other events all weekend. Info here.
Get St. Patrick's Day festivities started with a Irish-themed food truck roundup at Finn McCool's. Info here.
… there's also all the St. Patrick's Day parades this weekend. Molly's at the Market hosts its annual parade tonight, and this weekend Irish Channel/Garden District bars Parasol's and Tracy's host their block parties, and there's parades in Uptown and Metairie. More info on St. Patty's Day festivities here.
Saturday, March 15
The New Orleans Sacred Music Festival celebrates the intersection of music and spirituality at the New Orleans Healing Center. Info here.
Sunday, March 16
It's Super Sunday, where Mardi Gras Indians show off their garb and rival "gangs" engage in friendly competition and one-upmanship. The procession begins at noon at A.L. Davis Park at Washington Avenue and LaSalle Street, parades uptown and then returns to the park.