14 Things To Do in New Orleans This Weekend
We rounded up the best of this weekend's events.
Big Freedia performs Thursday at Republic.
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Thursday, May 22
Throughout the day and during the weekend, the Outlet Collection at Riverwalk is celebrating its grand opening with a variety of events and giveaways. Info here.
The New Orleans Wine and Food Experience, which Happy Hour blogger Tim McNally called "one of the best festivals of its kind," continues. Info here.
The youth organization Son of a Saint holds a mixer for those interested in volunteering or donating. Info here.
The new "flower farm and studio" Pistil & Stamen hosts a floral fete on Oretha Castle Haley. Info here.
A stacked lineup of local bounce music stars performs at Republic. Info here.
Friday, May 23
The annual Greek Festival begins today with cultural fun along Bayou St. John. Info here.
In Mid-City, Pearl Wine Co. hosts a "Journey to Spain" wine tasting. Info here.
Avatar Movement Dance Company hosts a fundraiser. Info here.
AIGA New Orleans hosts a free screening of The Indie Game, a documentary about making video games. Info here.
The play Bent, at Mid-City Theatre, revolves around two men in 1930s Nazi Germany. Info here.
Gasa Gasa hosts bands Bantam Foxes, Emily Kopp, Paper Bison and Hello Nomad. Info here.
Saturday, May 24
The New Orleans Voodoo arena football team takes on the Iowa Barnstormers. Info here.
This week's Megaphone Show at The New Movement features James Eustis, owner of Capdeville. Info here.
Sunday, May 25
Los Angeles-based contemporary violin/viola duo Story Water performs new works by New Orleans composers at the Marigny Opera House. Info here.