St. Charles Avenue’s Nonprofit Events Calendar

Updated as of November 24, 2021

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October 14      Magic in the Moonlight, benefiting Botanical Garden at City Park, 504-483-9402,

October 15       2021 Excelencia Gala, benefiting the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana, 

October 16-17 & 23-24    Boo at the Zoo, benefiting Audubon Nature Institute, 

October 20 & 27       YLC Wednesday at the Square, benefiting Young Leadership Council, 504-585-1500,

October 20       First Tee Golf Classic Sponsored by Walmart Presented by Bernard Seafood, benefiting First Tee,

October 20-24 Peek-a-Boo at the Zoo, benefiting Audubon Zoo and Children’s Hospital New Orleans,

October 21       Southern Dominican Gala, Southern Dominican Province, USA, 504-837-2129 extension 8,

October 21       Fifth annual Juliette Gordon Low Leadership Luncheon, benefiting Girl Scouts Louisiana East, 

October 21       Second Annual Games in the Gardens, benefiting Longue Vue House and Gardens, 504-293-4722,

October 23       19th annual Louisiana Sporting Clays Classic, The Chartwell Center, 504-899-2478,

October 23      Vet Fest, benefiting the Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association, 504-258-9726,

October 25       31st annual New Orleans Invitational Golf Tournament, benefiting the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana, 504-861-4500,

October 26      Benefit Dinner, benefiting Son of a Saint,

October 27       Tree School Cocktail Reception, benefiting Friends of Jefferson the Beautiful,

October 27      Navigating Big Feelings, With Feeling: Integrating the Arts and Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom, benefiting KID smART, 504-940-1994,

October 28       Hancock Whitney Zoo-To-Do, benefiting Audubon Nature Institute, 

October 28      Crafts & Drafts, benefiting KID smART, 504-940-1994,

October 29       26th annual Women of Substance Luncheon, benefiting Bridge House / Grace House, 504-821-7134,

October 29       Halloween Masquerade Ball, benefiting French Quarter Citizens, 504-588-2929, 

October 29      Fall Treequinox Fundraiser, benefiting Sustaining Our Urban Landscape (SOUL), 504-616-6888,

October 30       Deo Gratias, benefiting Saint Joseph Abbey and Seminary College, 985-867-2264,



November 4      American Cancer Society Honoree Ball, benefiting the American Cancer Society,

November 4     Celebrating The Kohlmaier Legacy!, benefiting Louisiana Museum Foundation, 504-558-0493;

November 5     Gala Celebration, benefiting Jefferson Community Foundation, 504-264-1237, 

November 5    Spirit of Charity Award Dinner, benefiting University Medical Center New Orleans – Spirit of Charity Foundation, 504-702-3113,

November 5–21        32nd annual New Orleans Film Festival, benefiting New Orleans Film Society, 504-309-6633,

November 6     CHAIRish the Children, benefiting Louisiana Children’s Museum, 504-266-2421,

November 6    Big Beat Gala, benefiting the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, 504-371-5849, @NOJazzMarket

November 7     Ninth annual Moonlight and Miracles, benefiting Ochsner Health,

November 7     NOCTURNE XVIII, benefiting Musical Arts Society of New Orleans, 504-899-4826,

November 8    Curtain Call Ball, benefiting Le Petit Théâtre,504-522-2081,

November 10  One Night Only, benefiting YLC / WATS,

November 11   Judah Touro Society Award Reception, Touro Infirmary Foundation, 504-897-8435,

November 11  25th annual Prayer Breakfast, benefiting University of Holy Cross, 504-398-2206,

November 12-13      Supernova, benefiting Friends of Lafitte Greenway,

November 12   Odyssey Ball 2021 presented by First Horizon, benefiting New Orleans Museum of Art, 504-658-4121,

November 12   Victory Ball: Celebrating Those Who Serve presented by Ray and Jessica Brandt Family Foundation, benefiting The National WWII Museum, 504-528-1944 extension 508,

November 12   Zoo-To-Do for Kids presented by Children’s Hospital New Orleans, benefiting Audubon Nature Institute,

November 13   March for Recovery, Bridge House / Grace House, 504-821-7134,

November 13  FORESTival: A Celebration of Art and Nature, benefiting A Studio in the Woods,

November 14   New Orleans Kidney Walk, benefiting National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana, 504-861-4500,

November 14   Boys Hope Girls Hope Golden Gala, benefiting Boys Hope Girls Hope, 504-484-7744,

November 17  Building Dreams, benefiting Eden House, 504-407-0943,

November 18   Historic Houses Society Gala, benefiting Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses, 504-274-0744,

November 18   10th anniversary Sleep Out, benefiting Covenant House, 504-584-1141,

November 19   Just Say YAYA, benefiting YAYA (Young Aspirations Young Artists), 504-529-3306,

November 19   WYES Worlds of Hemingway Gala Auction 2021 presented by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust, benefiting WYES-TV, 504-486-5511,

November 24     Thanksgiving Breakfast, benefiting Hispanic Apostolate, 504-467-2550,

November 25–January 2 Celebration in the Oaks, benefiting Friends of City Park, 504-483-9369,

November 30         Stake Out for Justice Patron Party, benefiting New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation, 504-236-5630,

November 30     Galatoire’s Annual Christmas Auction, benefiting Covenant House, Patio Planters of the Vieux Carré and the Galatoire Foundation,

November 30–December 3     Closet Tours, benefiting Dress for Success New Orleans, 504-891-4337,



December 2     Casino Night, benefiting Touro Infirmary Foundation, 504-897-8435,

December 2    Third annual Holiday Tree Lighting & Music Festival, benefiting Poydras Home, 504-897-0535,

December 2       Cocktail Party at Cavan (invitation only), benefiting Innocence Project New Orleans,

December 3   Signature Chefs Auction, benefiting March of Dimes,

December 4       20th Anniversary Celebration, benefiting Innocence Project New Orleans,

December 4    2021 Ladies of the Shield Holiday Home Tour,” benefiting Brother Martin High School, 504-284-6700,

December 4     Ballo di Natale, benefiting the Elenian Club, 504-450-9443

December 4     Fourth annual Improvisations Gala, New Orleans Jazz Museum,

December 5     Eighth annual Latkes with a Twist, benefiting Jewish Children’s Regional Service, 504-828-6334,

December 6    WYES’ Season of Good Tastes, benefiting WYES,

December 7     Fete de Noel, benefiting Ladies Leukemia League, 504-458-4288

December 7       La Puísima, benefiting Hispanic Apostolate, 504-467-2550,

December 8       Stake Out for Justice, benefiting New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation, Inc, 504-558-9944,

December 8       VIP Reception for the 2021 NOHHF Scholarship Program Fundraising Campaign (invitation-only), benefiting New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation, 504-558-9944,

December 9     Son of a Saint 2021 Annual Gala, benefiting Son of a Saint, 504-561-7508,

December 11     Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration, benefiting Hispanic Apostolate, 504-467-2550,

December 11 8th annual Symposium: Revolution: The Haitian Revolution and its Impact on New Orleans, benefiting the Friends of the Cabildo, 504-523-3939,

December 11     Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration, benefiting Pontchartrain Conservancy,

December 11-12      47th annual Holiday Home Tour, benefiting the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans, 504-581-7032,

December 16     Tunes for Toys, benefiting the Trombone Shorty Foundation and the Gia Maione Prima Foundation in partnership with Warren Easton High School,

December 17 & 20-23 Upturn Arts Camp, benefiting Upturn Arts,

December 17     Christmas Concert, benefiting Hispanic Apostolate, 504-467-2550,

December 22   Home for the Holidays, benefiting the NOCCA Foundation, 504-940-2914,



January 8  NAMIWalks Greater New Orleans, benefiting NAMI New Orleans, 504-896-2345,

January 14-15 You Night New Orleans, You Night Events, 877-591-5936, extension 3,

January 15      O What a Night!, benefiting the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 504-539-9616,

January 20       Drag Bingo sponsored by Bacardi, benefiting Dress for Success,

January 21-23    Emaus Retreat for Women, benefiting The Hispanic Apostolate,

January 22         Prospect.5 Gala, benefiting Prospect New Orleans,

January 24         French Quarter Business Association Annual Gala, 504-309-1423,

January 28 20th annual Celebration of Life Luncheon, benefiting Cancer Crusaders, 504-231-8476, 

February 4       City Stars Soiré, benefiting Junior Achievement,

February 4       New Orleans Go Red for Women Luncheon, benefiting American Heart Association, 504-872-3500,

February 18 Black & White Gala, benefiting The Hispanic Apostolate of New Orleans,

March 5, 12, 19 & 26   Health Fair, benefiting National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana,

March 10   World Kidney Day, benefiting benefiting National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana,

March 10 Cocktails for KID smART, benefiting KID smART,

March 17 Paint the Town Green, benefiting Raintree Children and Family Services, 

March 24   HeartGift Heroes Gold Tournament, benefiting HeartGift Louisiana, 504-676-4323,

March 25 Volunteer Activists Awards Luncheon, benefiting St. Elizabeth’s Guild, 504-236-8720,

March 27   Jewish Roots of Sports, benefiting Jewish Children’s Regional Services, 800-729-5277,

March 29   Mad Hatter’s Luncheon & Fashion Show, benefiting The Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association, 504-267-9534

April 1-2   Hogs for the Cause, benefiting Hogs for the Cause,

April 2        Annual Gala, benefiting New Orleans Film Society,

April 8        Fred Mikill Memorial Golf Tournament, benefiting New Orleans Medical Mission Service, 504-392-1934,

April 9        Salute to Angel Ball: 125 Years of Looking Back and Leading Forward, benefiting National Council of Jewish Women, GNO, 504-861-0044,

April 22      36th annual Fellows Gala, benefiting Louisiana Bar Foundation, 504-561-1046,

April 26    48th annualPrix d’Elegance Luncheon and Fashion Show, benefiting Men and Women of Fashion / Ballet Resource And Volunteer Organization, 504-522-0996,