Things To Do

Ogden Museum Online Adult Art Class Starts Mon., Jan. 11

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Explore the healing power of art! This four-week session will draw inspiration from the Ogden Museum’s permanent collection and works currently on exhibition in Entwined: Ritual Wrapping and Binding in Contemporary Southern Art. Artists investigated…

Take Paws Rescue Adoption Event at City Bark

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Take Paws Rescue is hosting an adoption event Saturday, Jan. 9, from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m at NOLA City Bark. Come find your new furry family member at our adoption event! Puppies and…

Holiday Markets and Dining Specials: Keep It Local

  I have been relieved on late to note brisk traffic on Magazine Street, my neighborhood Main Street, as holiday shoppers and celebrants have been turning out to keep their business local. Currently the Magazine Street Merchants Association (MSMA) and…

Photo Nola and Luna Fete at Merchant House

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Friday, Dec. 11, and Saturday, Dec. 12, Merchant House will be open until 7 p.m. with Photo Nola open air digital projections of artists' photographic works in the courtyard. Projections of Photo Nola photographic works…

Patio Planters Caroling Tradition Returns on December 20

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Caroling in Jackson Square, presented by Patio Planters of the Vieux Carre since 1946, will take place with a different twist this December 20, a la pandemic. On Sunday, Dec. 20, the New Orleans…

Ring In The New Year At Herbsaint

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Chef Donald Link and Chef de Cuisine David Rouse of the award-winning Herbsaint Restaurant are pleased to announce reservations are now being accepted for New Year’s Eve. Advanced reservations are required for limited seatings at…

Revel in Reveillon at Broussard's and Tommy's Cuisine

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In this year's Reveillon menu, Chef Jimi Setchim of Broussard's Restaurant & Courtyard showcases Louisiana citrus, our final Centennial ingredient of 2020!  Enjoy it in dishes such as the Duck Breast L’Satsuma with satsuma-pepper jelly,…

Top 10 Ideas for a Fun & Responsible 2020 Holiday

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Looking for holiday experiences and sights this December in New Orleans? Grab your mask and check out these 10 things to do this December:   JAMNOLA This immersive, 12-room exhibit is pure NOLA joy, celebrating…

Feast of the Seven Fishes at GW Fins

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Join GW Fins Dec. 11 - 20 for a slightly different spin on this Italian-seafood inspired tradition. Executive Chef Michael Nelson will be creating seven delicious Italian-inspired dishes - 3 appetizers, 2 pastas, and 2…

Free Admission Day at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In celebration of the 56 Louisiana artists included in the exhibition, Louisiana Contemporary, Presented by The Helis Foundation, admission to Ogden Museum of Southern Art will be FREE on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m.…

City Park at Christmas

Many of us of a – ahem – certain age who grew up in New Orleans fondly remember City Park’s “Celebration in the Oaks” driving tour. A winding path of lights that ended with the entrance to the park’s walking…

NOLA Flora and Gladewaves Partner to Light Up Big Red Boxes

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Big Red Box Program is a barrier free food pantry in at risk and demographically  diverse communities started by local nonprofit Gladewaves. By working with small neighborhood churches and organizations, the program provides a…

Woman's Suffrage at Hermann-Grima

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses is excited to host the traveling exhibit Determined to Rise: The Woman's Suffrage Movement in Louisiana, which celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Developed by…

Celebration in the Oaks Opens Thanksgiving Day

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The 2020 season is the 35th anniversary of City Park's largest fundraiser, Celebration in the Oaks. This year it will be a driving tour with Add-On Activities in Carousel Gardens, too. Celebration in the Oaks…