Philanthropic Events

New Orleans Botanical Garden’s “Magic in the Moonlight”

An elegant evening of al fresco dining in the Botanical Garden brought patrons together to enjoy fine dining and dancing for an after-hours soiree marking a quarter-century milestone of the New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation. The décor, described as “simple,…

JPAS’ Leading Ladies Guild’s “Promenade Luncheon”

Jefferson Performing Arts Society’s Leading Ladies Guild hosted its “Promenade Luncheon” on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at the Metairie Country Club. The theme “Queen for a Day,” patterned after the 1950s TV show, encouraged attendees to wear tiaras and featured…

St. Charles Avenue’s Registry of Charitable Events

A new year brings new celebrations! Please note that we’ve done all we can to make certain that the information herein is correct as of December 10, though details are subject to change. Additionally, should the event take place as…

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana’s “Excelencia Gala”

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month and the amazing contributions of exceptional leaders with the “Excelencia Gala.” Originally planned with a September date to celebrate the September Independence Day of nine Latin American countries, Hurricane…

Beauregard-Keyes House’s “Soirée in the Vieux Carré”

Supporters of the historic Beauregard-Keyes House were treated to a French Quarter fête with music and mingling in the restored courtyard and garden. For 75 years of stewardship and architectural services, Beauregard-Keyes House extends a special thanks to Koch &…

December Nonprofit Events Calendar

  2    Third annual Holiday Tree Lighting & Music Festival, benefiting Poydras Home, 504-897-0535, PoydrasHome.com 2    Casino Night, benefiting Touro Infirmary Foundation, 504-897-8435, Touro.com/casino 3    Signature Chefs Auction, benefiting March of Dimes, SignatureChefs.org/NewOrleans2021 4    Ballo di…

Bridge House / Grace House’s “Mr. Legs”

Dedicated contestants showed up to strut their stuff on stage for the “Mr. Legs” parody beauty pageant and benefit, a competition to see who could raise the most money for Bridge House / Grace House, whose mission is to provide…

One Book One New Orleans’ “Juleps in June”

Champions of literacy – friends, supporters and volunteers – gathered on the first Wednesday in June for the annual “Juleps in June” summer fête on behalf of One Book One New Orleans (OBONO). A campaign for literacy and community through a shared…

Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s “Magnolia Ball”

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art hosted the eighth annual “Magnolia Ball” on Saturday, June 12. The event celebrated the exhibition “Outside In, Improvisations of Space: The Ceramic Work of MaPó Kinnord,” which brought together works from throughout Kinnord’s career…

NOCCA Institute’s “Art of the Feast”

  The NOCCA Institute and friends gathered both in-person and from the comforts of home for “Art of the Feast,” a celebration of music, food and fine art. Patrons experienced a fabulous meal, great music and a chance to win…

November Nonprofit Events Calendar

4   American Cancer Society Honoree Ball, benefiting American Cancer Society, ACSHonoreeBall.com 4   Celebrating The Kohlmaier Legacy!, benefiting Louisiana Museum Foundation, 504-558-0493; TheLMF.org 5–21   32nd annual New Orleans Film Festival, benefiting New Orleans Film Society, 504-309-6633, NewOrleansFilmFestival.org 5…

Raphael Village’s “Soraparu Soirée”

  Raphael Village hosted the 10th annual “Soraparu Soirée” themed “Spreading Our Wings” in support of differently labeled people in becoming fully engaged in life and community. The evening included gourmet delicacies, delicious libations, a silent and live auction and…

Temple Sinai’s “Sinai Soirée in Slippers”

  The spirit of Sinai was brought into the homes of congregants and friends for the celebration of “Sinai Soirée in Slippers.” Over 185 gourmet meals were delivered by volunteers to more than 92 participants’ homes for a safe and…

Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses’ “Wine Fête”

  Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses hosted a hybrid digital and in-person “Wine Fête” event to support the educational programming and ongoing preservation of their two 19th century historic houses in the French Quarter. This is a celebratory year for…

Kingsley House’s “Picnic For A Purpose”

  More than 125 patrons gathered in the Kingsley Gayle & Tom Benson Community Center, joined by nearly 300 patrons on Facebook Live, to celebrate the organization’s 125 years of life-changing programs and services in the courtyard of their historic…

Friends of City Park’s “Lark Picnic in the Park”

The 2021 “Lark Picnic in the Park” focused on building City Park’s endowment for the future of New Orleans to ensure that generations of people living in or visiting New Orleans can create memories in this historic park that will…

NOCCA’s “Home for the Holidays”

Named in memory of a New Orleans Center for Creative Arts alum, “Home for the Holidays” supports the Daniel Price Memorial Fund for Aspiring Artists, overseen by the NOCCA Foundation, which was established to give exceptional graduates the opportunity to…

“Ballo di Natale”

  The Elenian Club hosted their annual “Ballo di Natale” welcoming six new Debutante members and one Lady in Waiting on Saturday, December 5, 2020, at the International Ballroom of the downtown Doubletree Hotel. Each Debutante and Lady in Waiting…

“WYES Holiday Par-TEA”

  WYES supporters enjoyed a fanciful high tea party together, but apart. A Zoom broadcast showcased participants’ attire, hats, tea services and themed setups, including a “Christmas with the Grinch” tea party by Kathleen Mix and Carol Short; a decadent…