On The Cover

Thank you to Colleen Connor, Director of Development for the Ogden Museum of Southern Art for all of her efforts and support, and to The Shops at Canal Place for the use of their lobby.

Photographed by Jeffery Johnston

Kicking off the summer social season is the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s “Sippin’ in Seersucker,” this year to be held May 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. as always at The Shops at Canal Place.

   Rob Savoy, representing the main headliner Creole String Beans encourages dancing to their toe-tapping tunes; and the Ogden’s founding benefactor Roger Ogden, Director of Marketing for The Shops at Canal Place Carla Adams and co-chairs Tabitha and Micaiah Bethune and Katye and Trey Fayard (not pictured) promise an evening filled with hors d’oeuvres from more than 20 local restaurants, libatons, raffles and the famous Seersucker Fashion Contest.

   Tickets before May 9 are $25 for museum members and $40 for nonmembers; on the day of the event they are $30 for members and $50 for nonmembers. Call 539-9650 or visit OgdenMuseum.org/events/sippin for more information and to purchase tickets.

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