St. Charles Avenue’s Registry of Charitable Events

September

7
“Downriver Fest”

Benefits: New Orleans Jazz Museum
Event Info.: The Downriver Festival celebrates impact of the Mississippi River through live music, food and educational activities. Enjoy music by local artists, learn about the future of our coast through their lecture series and make crafts with the kids.
Tickets: N/A
Location: New Orleans Jazz Museum
Contact: NolaJazzMuseum.org

7
“Get on Board”

Benefits: Junior League of New Orleans
Event Info: Started in 2008, this single day workshop aims to provide knowledge and skills to current board and staff members and those that wish to be placed on a nonprofit board at the conclusion of the training. Through engaging presentations from nonprofit experts and interactive role-playing, participants learn a board member’s responsibilities and how these responsibilities relate to others within the organization.
Tickets: N/A
Location: Junior League of New Orleans
Contact: 891-5845, JLNO.org/GetOnBoard

10
“Strikes for Son of A Saint”

Benefits: Son of A Saint
Event Info.: A lively evening of bowling, beverages and food along with some favorite local celebrities at Fulton Alley; a fun way to engage your employees in the community or an evening with friends and family.
Tickets: $50/Ticket
Location: Fulton Alley
Contact: SonOfASaint.org

12
“A Night of Blue”

Benefits: Crimestoppers
Event Info.: The Patron Party will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., with the gala following. The evening will feature blues music from local artists including Rockin Doopsie and Robin Barnes, as well as food from area restaurants and auction items. All money raised will go toward funding youth crime prevention programs.
Tickets: $85/Ticket; $60/Young Professional Ticket; $175/Patron Ticket
Location: Generations Hall
Contact: 837-8477, CrimestoppersGNO.org

12
“Opening Night Gala”

Benefits: Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
Event Info.: This event begins with 5:30 p.m. cocktails followed by a 6 p.m. dinner in the Fountain Lounge of the Roosevelt. After dinner, guests will head to the Orpheum Theater for a 7:30 p.m. concert featuring Pacho Flores and the LPO under the direction of Carlos Miguel Prieto. Following the concert, there will be a champagne reception in the Roosevelt Hotel’s Blue Room.
Tickets: $250/Ticket
Location: Roosevelt Hotel
Contact: 523-6530, extension 301

13
“Belles & Beaus Ball”

Benefits: American Cancer Society’s Patrick F. Taylor Hope Lodge.
Event Info.:  This year the event will feature entertainment by T. Ray the Violinist and the Royal Essence Show Band with a multi-course dinner buffet provided by 12 Seasons Catering.
Tickets: $200/Ticket; $500/Patron Ticket
Location: Mardi Gras World
Contact: BellesAndBeausBall.com

13
“Curtain Call Ball”

Benefits: Le Petit Théâtre
Event Info.: The evening will begin with cocktails and Creole cuisine at Tableau before moving into Le Petit’s historic playhouse. This year’s ball will feature a performance by actress and singer Betsy Wolfe, who starred in Broadway’s Waitress, Falsettos and The Last Five Years, among many others. Wolfe will be joined on stage by a cast of local favorites, celebrating the wealth of talent we have in our community. Silent and live auctions will offer art, jewelry and experiences.
Tickets: $150-$10,000/Ticket
Location: Tableau & Le Petit Théâtre
Contact: 558-9328

16
“A Blind Taste”

Benefits: WRBH Reading Radio
Event Info.: This annual blindfolded dinner will heighten guests’ sense of taste and ability to discover the unique flavors of the event’s special menu created by chef Justin Devillier, a James Beard award finalist and former contestant on Bravo TV’s “Top Chef.” A live auction will be held during the event.
Tickets: $200/Ticket; $1,500/Table of Four; $3,000/Table of Eight
Location: La Petit Grocery
Contact: 899-1144

20
“Martini Madness”

Benefits: Friends of City Park
Event Info.: This annual young professional-aimed event offers 25 specialty martinis and cuisine from over 30 different New Orleans restaurants, as well as raffle prizes, beer garden area, a photo booth, a DJ and more.
Tickets: $65/Member Ticket; $75/Non-member Ticket
Location: Arbor Room at Popp Fountain, City Park
Contact: 483-9376

20
31st annual “Justice For All Ball”

Benefits: The Pro Bono Project
Event Info.: This black tie optional event will begin with a Patron Party at Mardi Gras World’s Riverview Room followed by the gala at 6:30 p.m. Music, dancing, food and a silent auction will entertain guests as they party for a purpose. Original artwork of “Lady Justice” by Christy Boutte will be auctioned off. The event will feature live entertainment from the Bucktown All-Stars. Food and beverages from more than 25 of New Orleans’ finest restaurants will be offered.
Tickets: $200/Ball Ticket; $500 Patron Party Ticket
Location: Grand Oaks Mansion, Mardi Gras World
Contact: 581-4043

21
Sixth annual “NOLA Bluedoo”

Benefits: Dr. Oliver Sartor’s Prostate Cancer Research Program at Tulane Cancer Center
Event Info.: This festival-style celebration of prostate cancer survivorship will include food, drink, music, costuming, a kids’ tent, a two-mile walk/run and more. Proceeds from donations, sponsorships, auctions/parade of prizes, raffles and festival passes directly benefit research.
Tickets: $25/Ticket (ages 12 and up); $15/Student Ticket
Location: Gibson Quad, Tulane University
Contact: 988-6592, NolaBluedoo.org

21
“NOLA on Tap”

Benefits: Louisiana SPCA
Event Info.: With past attendance records breaking 25,000 beer lovers, this event is truly the kick-off event to Oktoberfest in New Orleans. This dog-friendly beer festival features an amazing music lineup, more than 400 local, national and homebrewed beers, delicious food vendors, games, prizes, Beer Judge Certification Program awards, Barktoberfest and much more.
Tickets: $5/Pre-sale Ticket; $10/Ticket at Door
Location: City Park
Contact: 368-5191, NolaOnTap.org

21
“CHAIRish the Children – Grand Opening Gala”

Benefits: Louisiana Children’s Museum
Event Info.: Celebrate the new Louisiana Children’s Museum in City Park (15 Henry Thomas Drive) and explore its 6.8 acre indoor/outdoor campus! The evening will begin when guests enter the VestiBlue: a nod to the iconic big blue doors on Julia Street. Guests will enjoy specialty cocktails, lively entertainment with the Bucktown All-Stars, fine dining provided by Dickie Brennan & Co. (operators of LCM’s new Acorn Café), an exciting auction featuring LCM’s signature chairs created by local artists and much more.
Tickets: $100/Ticket; $75/Member Ticket
Location: Louisiana Children’s Museum
Contact: 266-2415, LCM.org

21
“Treequinox: An Autumn Evening with SOUL”

Benefits: Sustaining Our Urban Landscape (SOUL)
Event Info.: An intimate, offbeat and elegant evening of music, custom cocktails, local fare and silent and live auctions to support SOUL’s urban reforestation program.
Tickets: $50/Ticket
Location: 1413 Philip St.
Contact: 642-2443

23
“Diaper Need Awareness Week”

Benefits: Junior League of New Orleans
Event Info.: This event draws attention to the issue of diaper need in the U.S. A signature initiative of the National Diaper Bank Network, of which JLNO is a member, the week provides individuals, organizations, communities and elected officials the opportunity to engage in real talk and simple actions.
Tickets: Free
Location: Junior League of New Orleans
Contact: JLNODiaperBank.org

24-25
“Design Symposium”

Benefits: Longue Vue House and Gardens
Event Info.: Since 1991, the Friends of Longue Vue have presented the Design Symposium featuring top speakers in the fields of design, horticulture and art. This year will include the award-winning designer and author, Charlotte Moss, as the keynote speaker for Symposium. Joining Charlotte Moss will be Margot Shaw, Founder and Editor-In-Chief of Flower Magazine, who will also be promoting her new book Living Floral: Entertaining and Decorating with Flowers.
Tickets: $140/Ticket
Location: Audubon Tea Room
Contact: 488-5488

27-November 2
(Various Dates)
“Scout Island Scream Park”

Benefits: New Orleans City Park
Event Info.: This “Halloween Festival for the Whole Family” by the creators of The Mortuary Haunted Mansion and New Orleans City Park features haunted attractions, fright zones, carnival thrill rides, music, food and a Scare-Free Kids Zone with haunted hay rides and family friendly entertainment for all ages.
Tickets: Various Levels
Location: Scout Island
Contact: ScoutIslandScreamPark.org

27
“LOVE in the Garden 2019”

Benefits: New Orleans Museum of Art
Event Info.: NOMA’s annual fall soirée, presented by Hancock Whitney, will be
a night of dining and dancing under the
stars and oaks.
Tickets: $75-$150/Ticket
Location: Besthoff Sculpture Garden
Contact: 658-4163, NOMA.org

27
“St. Elizabeth’s Guild Volunteer Activists Awards Luncheon”

Benefits: St. Elizabeth’s Guild
Event Info.: This event will honor 10 Activists and four Hall of Fame Activists, and will include a fashion show presented by Dillard’s, entertainment, a silent auction, raffles and a parade of prizes.
Tickets: $85/Ticket
Location: Hyatt Regency
Contact: 236-8720

28
“Blue Rose Ball”

Benefits: St. Michael Special School
Event Info.: The Blue Rose Ball is a special celebration of dining, dancing and friends in support of the over 200 students attending St. Michael School. The ballroom will be transformed into a whimsical space with entertainment from Four Unplugged. The black-tie optional event will include a seated three-course meal, open bar and dancing until late into the night.
Tickets: $150/Ticket; Sponsorship
Levels Available
Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans
Contact: 524-7285

28
“Gleason Gras”

Benefits: Team Gleason
Event Info.: Over 5,000 attendees will enjoy live music, a kids area, auction, pep rally, players, food and more. The purpose of this event is to raise awareness for ALS and to support the Team Gleason Foundation
Tickets: Free/Ticket; $250/VIP Adult Ticket; $50/VIP Child Ticket
Location: Champions Square
Contact: 934-1037

28
“Sip to Save: Celebrate the Night in Black & White”

Benefits: Karen T. Stall Research
Breast Foundation
Event Info.: The Patron Party will be held at 6:45 p.m. with live music, a sommelier pairing with deluxe hors d’oeuvres and a Sparkle Stroll led by honorees to the main event, which will include live music, food and cocktails, a silent auction and raffles.
Tickets: $100/Ticket; $1,200+/Patron Ticket
Location: 13 Nassau Ave., Metairie
& 580 Woodvine Ave., Metairie
Contact: 450-7411

October

1
“Bubbles and Bubbly for Beethoven”

Benefits: This elegant evening will feature ready-to-purchase designer accessories including handbags, shoes, scarves, jackets and jewelry from the Encore Shop.
Tickets: $85-$500/Ticket
Location: 1931 State St.
Contact: 861-2004

2-3

“Wine, Dine & Design”

BENEFITS: Bastion
EVENT INFO.: This eighth annual Preview Party and Luncheon, hosted by St. Charles Avenue magazine, features the most over-the-top tablescapes, and the live auction will offer staycations, trips a Terrance Osborne original painting and more.
TICKETS: $50/Preview Party Ticket; $200/Luncheon Ticket
LOCATION: Audubon Tea Room
CONTACT: 830-7264, WineDineNDesign.com 

4
“Scales & Ales”

Benefits: Audubon Aquarium
of the Americas
Event Info.: This year celebrating sharks, this annual event offers beer, wine and delicious cuisine from local restaurants with live entertainment and a unique aquatic atmosphere are highlights of the event as it flows throughout the Aquarium and onto the plaza overlooking the Mississippi River
Tickets: N/A
Location: Audubon Aquarium
of the Americas
Contact: AudubonNatureInstitute.org/scales-and-ales

4
“Signature Chefs Auction”

Benefits: The March of Dimes
Event Info.: Over 250 guests will attend this annual event offering a variety of spirits, music, culinary offerings from many of New Orleans top restaurants and a premier silent/live auction with alluring auction items. Chef Tom Wolfe of The Omni Royal will serve as lead chef.
Tickets: Entrance to event only available through sponsorship
Location: Omni Royal Orleans
Contact: 264-9288

4
Seventh Annual “The Greenway Soirée”

Benefits: Friends of Lafitte Greenway
Event Info.: The trailside event will offer food from some of the city’s best restaurants, live local music, sample craft cocktails, beer and wine and an auction.
Tickets: Various Levels
Location: The Cellar on St. Louis
Contact: 702-6778

5
“Deo Gratias”

Benefits: Saint Joseph Abbey and Seminary College
Event Info.: This annual gala features dining, entertainment and an auction. All proceeds from this event benefit the Seminary College, the largest seminary college in the country.
Tickets: $100/Ticket
Location: Saint Joseph Abbey and Seminary College
Contact: (985) 867-2264

5
“Beignet Fest”

Benefits: Tres Doux Foundation
Event Info.: From traditional sweet treats covered in powdered sugar to savory options bursting with seafood, cheese and more, Beignet Fest will feature more than 30 beignet dishes from some of New Orleans’ best restaurants and food trucks. The festival also features live, local music performances, a Kid’s Village, Artist Market and VIP Experience.
Tickets: $5/Ticket; $40/Adult VIP Ticket; $15/Child VIP Ticket
Location: Festival Grounds at New Orleans City Park
Contact: BeignetFest.com

5
24th annual “Pasta & Puccini”

Benefits: Jefferson Performing Arts Society
Event Info.: The black-tie soirée features world-class vocalists accompanied by the JPAS’ Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Maestro Dennis Assaf. Guests can enjoy complimentary libations, appetizers, dinner catered by the Sheraton New Orleans, live and silent auctions, a wine raffle and a destination vacation raffle. Proceeds benefit the JPAS Youth Programs and cultural endeavors.
Tickets: $200/Ticket; $260/Ticket Pair; $1,350/Table of 10
Location: Sheraton New Orleans
Contact: 885-2000

10
“2019 Catholic Community Foundation Annual Dinner”

Benefits: Catholic Community Foundation
Event Info.: The annual dinner brings the Catholic community together for an evening of fellowship and allows the foundation to publicly thank and recognize those who have contributed to the success of their mission.
Tickets: $150/Ticket; $1,500/Table
Location: New Orleans Hilton Riverside
Contact: 596-3044

11
“Celebration of Life Luncheon”

Benefits: Cancer Crusaders
Event Info.: This annual luncheon with over 100 silent auction items, a parade of over 100 prizes, jewelry and trip raffles will honor cancer survivors.
Tickets: $85/Ticket
Location: New Orleans Marriott Hotel
Contact: 454-7869

11
“Magic In the Moonlight” 

Benefits: The Botanical Garden
Event Info.: This annual three-course, seated al fresco dinner is served under the beautifully lit oaks on the grounds of the New Orleans Botanical Garden.
Tickets: $300/Ticket
Location: Botanical Garden at City Park
Contact: 483-9386

12
32nd Annual “Walk for Education”

Benefits: UNCF
Event Info.: This anticipated family-oriented 5K (3.1 mile) walk and certified run is for corporate teams, fraternities, sororities, groups, churches, organizations and individuals who realize that “a mind is a terrible thing to waste”® and understand the importance of “giving back.”
Tickets: $35/Ticket Before October 10; $15/Under 12 Ticket Before October 10; $40/Adult Ticket After October 10; $20/Under 12 Ticket After October 10
Location: Audubon Park
Contact: 581-3794

13
Fifth annual “2019 Kelsey Bradley Favrot Memorial 5K Run/Walk”

Benefits: LSU Department of Neurosurgery’s Brain Tumor Center
Event Info.: The Half-Mile Kids Run will be followed by the Adults 5K Run/Walk, with live music, refreshments and an award presentation after. All proceeds go toward funding a chair in pediatric neuro-oncology at LSU Neurosurgery in New Orleans.
Tickets: $30/Pre-Registration Entry Fee
Location: Audubon Park Shelter #10
Contact: KelseysGoal.com

16
“Research for the Cure”

Benefits: Louisiana Cancer Research Center
Event Info.: Formerly “Key to the Cure,” the annual Research for the Cure gala will feature some of New Orleans’ finest restaurants and caterers providing fine cuisine while local musicians serenade guests as they shop and browse at Canal Place shops, including Saks.
Tickets: $75+/Ticket
Location: Canal Place
Contact: ResearchForTheCure.org

16
“Spirit of the Vieux Carré Gala”

Benefits: Vieux Carré Commission Foundation
Event Info.: Featuring cuisine from Broussard’s and music by Sweet Crude, join the VCCF to support the national importance of the Vieux Carré Historic District and the foundation’s essential role in its preservation.
Tickets: $125/Ticket; $75/Junior Ticket (Under 40); “$250/Patron Ticket; Sponsor Levels Available
Location: Broussard’s Restaurant
Contact: 342-4760, info@vccfoundation.org

17
“Kickin’ Parkinson’s”

Benefits: Kickin’ Parkinson’s, a Team Fox in support of the Michael J. Fox Foundation
Event Info.: This annual event will feature live music from Flow Tribe, food from Northshore restaurants, open bars and live and silent auctions. This year’s theme is “Equestrian, Race for the Cure,” and guests are encouraged to wear their best derby hats and take a photo with a real thoroughbred. This event will be preceded by “The Winner’s Circle,” a sponsor reception starting at 6 p.m. All proceeds benefit Parkinson’s research done by the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF).
Tickets: $150/Ticket
Location: Stone Creek Club and Spa, Covington
Contact: KickinParkinsons.com

18
“City Stars Soirée”

Benefits: Junior Achievement of
Greater New Orleans
Event Info.: This social gala will feature food, libations, music, a silent auction and more, while celebrating the “Rising Stars:” young entrepreneurs, 40 and under, who are the founder, co-founder, owner and/or integral key person of a growing entrepreneurial business who have demonstrated strong entrepreneurial skills with high moral and ethical standards.
Tickets: $75/Ticket
Location: Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans
Contact: 569-8657

24
“Cocktails for KID smART”

Benefits: KID smART
Event Info.: This event will celebrate 20 years of artful learning in New Orleans schools with local music, culinary artistry and the art and science of mixology, courtesy of Sazerac Company. The party favor for sponsors and patrons is a limited edition print from acclaimed artist Marjorie Brown Pierson.
Tickets: N/A
Location: Home Christa and Matt Schwartz
Contact: 940-1994

25
“Boo at the Zoo”

Benefits: Audubon Zoo
Event Info.: This annual extravaganza is a safe, fun-filled Halloween event for children up to age 12, featuring trick-or-treat houses with candy, a Ghost Train, a haunted house, activities, entertainment and more. All games and treats, except concessions, are free with admission.
Tickets: $20/Ticket; Free/Under 1 Year
Location: Audubon Zoo
Contact: AudubonNatureInstitute.org/batz

26
“A Haunting Affair”

Benefits: Women’s Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association
Event Info.: Costumes are preferred at this black tie optional affair that begins at 7 p.m. with wicked libations, delectable food, dancing to The Yat Pack, fortune tellers and a costume contest.
Tickets: $125 & $150/Ticket
Location: New Orleans Women’s Opera Guild House
Contact: 267-9534

26
“2019 Tour de Cure New Orleans”

Benefits: American Diabetes Association
Event Info.: For riders, runners and walkers of all abilities, and featuring three well-marked cycling routes with safety marshals and safety vehicles, and fully stocked rest stops to fuel your journey, this event will also have a celebration party for all to enjoy.
Tickets: N/A
Location: UNO Lakefront Arena, 6901 Franklin Ave., New Orleans
Contact: Diabetes.org

30
“Bewitching”

Benefits: New Orleans Garden Society
Event Info.: This annual event will begin with a Champagne Patron Party in the gardens followed by sumptuous luncheon with a Fashion Show hosted by Yvonne Lafleur, featuring local models, a hat and costume contest, a parade of prizes, a raffle and a silent auction.
Tickets: N/A
Location: Audubon Tea Room
Contact: 655-2727

31
“Juliette Low Leadership Luncheon”

Benefits: Girl Scouts Louisiana East
Event Info.: Five community leaders, organizations and businesses who exemplify the legacy of Girl Scout founder Juliette Low will be honored at the luncheon, annually held on Low’s birthday.
Tickets: N/A
Location: Audubon Tea Room, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans
Contact: 733-8220, GSLE.org/LeadershipLuncheon

November

1
10th annual “Dancing for the Arts”

Benefits: Young Audiences of Louisiana, Inc.
Event Info.: This gala features celebrity dancers, a dancing competition, cocktails, a live art auction, and fine fare hosted by Mistress of Ceremonies  Camille Whitworth. Vote for your favorite dancer in advance online or at the gala! Funds raised through sponsorships, ticket sales, voting and the live art auction benefit YALA’s afterschool and early learning arts education programs.
Tickets: $75+/Ticket
Location: Theater at Harrah’s New Orleans
Contact: 523-3525

1
“Magnolia Moonlight Gala”

Benefits: Magnolia Community Services
Event Info.: Over 600 guests are expected to dance the night away to the sounds of The Benchwarmers and the raucous entertainment of the Pussyfooters, while enjoying a silent auction, a wine pull, a Krewe of Tucks 2020 Mardi Gras membership raffle and food from some of the area’s most beloved restaurants and caterers.
Tickets: $125/Ticket
Location: Whitehall Plantation Grounds
Contact: 731-1397

1
“Son of a Saint Annual Gala”

Benefits: Son of A Saint
Event Info.: This annual gala, which regularly sells out, raises  significant portion of the organization’s operating budget and is known for an impressive program of speakers and music.
Tickets: $350/Ticket; $500/VIP Patron Party Ticket
Location: The Ritz-Carlton
Contact: SonOfASaint.org/Events

1
“Jazz and Joie de Vivre”

Benefits: French Quarter Citizens
Event Info.: The evening will feature cuisine provided by many of New Orleans’ finest restaurants, along with an open bar, dancing, the jazzy music of New Orleans’ own Phillip Manuel and both live and silent auctions presided over by Angela Hill.
Tickets: $125/Ticket; $250/Patron Ticket
Location: Orleans Ballroom of Bourbon Orleans Hotel
Contact: 588-2929

2
“Touch a Truck”

Benefits: Junior League of New Orleans
Event Info.: With the purchase of a single ticket or group discount for a large family, children and adults receive an up-close look at their favorite “big trucks” and the opportunity to meet the people that protect, serve and build the Greater New Orleans area.
Tickets: $15/Ticket; $60/Family Pack; Advance Purchase Discounts Available
Location: Pontchartrain Center
Contact: 891-5845

2
“Touro Infirmary Foundation Gala”

Benefits: Touro Infirmary Foundation
Event Info.: This annual celebration and award ceremony honors the Judah Touro Society Award recipient with a cocktail event, a Patron Party, a seated dinner, the award ceremony and an After Party reception geared towards Touro Tomorrow, the Touro Foundation’s young professionals group and Touro Employees. This year will mark the 30th anniversary of the Judah Touro Society.
Tickets: $200+/Ticket
Location: NOCCA Institute
Contact: 897-8435

3
18th annual “New Orleans Kidney Walk”

Benefits: National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana
Event Info.: The Kidney Walk invites dialysis patients, organ transplant recipients, donor families, living donors, the medical and business communities and the general public to participate in an inspiring, community-based special event while raising funds for the programs and services offered by the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana (NKFL). The non-competitive two-mile walk presents opportunities for the medical community to share information and services that focus on new treatment options and prevention of kidney disease along with the awareness of the need for organ donation.
Tickets: $5/Ticket
Location: Audubon Park’s Newman Bandstand, Shelter #10
Contact: 861-4500

3
“NOCTURNE XVII”

Benefits: Musical Arts Society of New Orleans
Event Info.: This event is the annual gala and primary fundraiser of the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans. The evening will include a champagne reception, a salon recital by a world-renowned pianist and a dinner.
Tickets: $250/Ticket; $150/Young Patron (40 and under) Ticket
Location: Ritz-Carlton
Contact: 899-4826

6
“SOUPer Bowl Gala”

Benefits: The Salvation Army
Event Info.: This annual event will feature a sit-down dinner with music and a program.
Tickets: $150/Ticket
Location: The Audubon Tea Room
Contact: 509-7790

7
“Strikes for Sight”

Benefits: Southern Eye Bank
Event Info.: This evening of bowling, zydeco music, food, beverages, spirited competition and prizes will allow participants a unique experience, as each game will include several blindfolded rounds (or “blindfolded frames” for the bowling buffs out there). Eighteen teams of up to six players will compete for prizes and the opportunity to claim the title of 2019 Strikes for Sight Vision Champion.
Tickets: $40/Ticket; $250/Team
Location: Rock ’n’ Bowl
Contact: 309-2283

8
“Victory Ball”

Benefits: The National WWII Museum
Event Info.: The annual ball will be a lavish reception featuring cocktails and culinary creations by The American Sector Restaurant & Bar, live music, entertainment and dancing, as well as unlimited access to the museum’s amazing pavilions and exhibit galleries throughout the evening.
Tickets: $50-$175/Ticket
Location: The National WWII Museum
Contact: 528-1944 extension 363

8
“Salvations 2019”

Benefits: The Green Project
Event Info.: Derived from “salvage” and “creations,” “Salvations” is a Salvage Design Competition that culminates in a one-night exhibition and auction celebrating all things salvage and benefiting the Green Project. The evening event features furniture, lighting and art handmade by local designers and is complimented by sustainable food, craft beverages and live music.
Tickets: N/A
Location: Marigny Opera House
Contact: TheGreenProject.org/salvations

8
“Moonlight & Miracles”

Benefits: Ochsner Health System
Event Info.: Help the Ochsner Cancer Team celebrate a “World of Hope” at this event where black tie is preferred for men, and cocktail and formal attire preferred for ladies. Complimentary valet parking is provided on Superbowl Drive off Poydras Street at Gate A.

Tickets: $400+/ Ticket; Sponsor
Levels Available
Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Contact: 842-8467

8
“Boudin, Bourbon & Beer”

Benefits: Emeril Lagasse Foundation
Event Info.: Last year, almost 5,000 people attended the South’s biggest boudin bash to savor creative dishes from more than 70 of the country’s best chefs. In addition to top culinary talent, the event will feature bars stocked with a variety of local craft beers from Abita Beer and bourbon cocktails from Buffalo Trace. The bars will also feature premium spirits, fine wines and more provided by sponsors Au Bon Climat, JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery, Landmark Vineyards and FIJI Water. Guests can also enjoy a cigar-tasting tent hosted by sponsor Nat Sherman, as well as a silent auction curated by featured chefs.
Tickets: $135/Ticket In Advance
Location: Champions Square
Contact: BoudinBourbonandBeer.com

9
“Carnivale du Vin”

Benefits: Emeril Lagasse Foundation
Event Info.: This annual event is a nationally recognized charity wine auction that brings together the top names in food, wine and entertainment to benefit children’s causes. The black tie evening closes with music and dancing – and more wine.
Tickets: $1,500+/Ticket
Location: The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Contact: CarnivaleDuVin.com

14
“Southern Dominican Gala 2019”

Benefits: Southern Dominican Province, USA
Event Info.: This annual gala will offer auction items and food from many of the best New Orleans’ restaurants, with entertainment by The Big Easy Boys.
Tickets: $140/Ticket; $5,000+/Tables of 10
Location: Copeland Tower, Metairie
Contact: 837-2129 extension 8

15
“Just Say YAYA”

Benefits: YAYA
Event Info.: The theme of this year’s annual gala is “ARTrepreneur,” celebrating YAYA’s unique program of visual arts and entrepreneurship training! There will be food and drinks from some of New Orleans’ best restaurants, live music, glassblowing demonstrations, artwork for sale including ceramics, sculpture, paintings, YAYA chairs and more.
Tickets: $50/Ticket; $150/Patron Ticket; Sponsorship Levels Available
Location: YAYA Arts Center
Contact: 529-3306, YAYAInc.org

15
“Odyssey 2019: Mystère Louisiane”

Benefits: The New Orleans Museum of Art
Event Info.: This annual event celebrates and enhances NOMA in an evening of unparalleled elegance. Critically important to our treasured museum and the wide community it serves, “Odyssey” raises the funds necessary to support NOMA’s nationally recognized exhibitions and educational programs.
Tickets: $150-$1,000/Ticket
Location: New Orleans Museum of Art
Contact: 658-4163, NOMA.org/event

16
“Fête des Fromages”

Benefits: New Orleans Jazz Museum
Event Info.: The French-American Chamber of Commerce of the Gulf Coast region is excited to host the 2019 Fête des Fromages, a celebration of artisan cheeses from all over the world. This is the perfect opportunity to showcase your brand, products and services to industry experts, culinary professionals and enthusiastic cheese aficionados throughout the New Orleans area and beyond.
Tickets: N/A
Location: New Orleans Jazz Museum
Contact: NolaJazzMuseum.org

16
“Center Celebration”

Benefits: New Orleans Jewish
Community Center
Event Info.: Center Celebration 2019 is the JCC’s annual fundraising event. Funds from this event support the
many programs and services offered
for the community.
Tickets: Various Packages Available
Location: JCC
Contact: 897-0143

16
“CADA Family Feud”

Benefits: CADA Prevention & Recovery
Event Info.: Fundraising teams of five compete against each other in a “Family Feud”-style game for a chance at prizes and bragging rights. A silent auction,
raffle, buffet dinner and libations will
be offered.
Tickets: $75/Ticket
Location: Theater at Harrah’s
New Orleans
Contact: 821-2232

20
“Building Dreams”

Benefits: Eden House
Event Info.: Featuring country  artist singer/songwriter Elizabeth Lyons, with cuisine, cocktails and libations from local restaurants. All proceeds go to furnishing the second Eden House.
Tickets: $250/Patron Ticket; $200/Ticket; $100/Under 30 Ticket
Location: Home of Darryl Byrd and Kara Van de Carr
Contact: 407-0943

21
“Historic Houses Society Gala”

Benefits: Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses
Event Info.: Every fall HGGHH celebrates the Historic Houses Society with a special gala. This top-level museum membership directly supports the mission of preservation. This year’s gala will take place at a historic Garden District home that also embodies the spirit of preservation. Guests will revel in the beautiful setting for the evening while enjoying top local fare, libations and live music.
Tickets: Historic Houses Society membership
Location: N/A
Contact: 274-0744

22
“Celebration in the Oaks Preview Party”

Benefits: New Orleans City Park
Event Info.: This soirée will kick off the light festival with a first glimpse of the lights and exclusive access to the Botanical Garden and Train Route.
Tickets: $100/Ticket
Location: City Park
Contact: 483-9417

22
“Founders Ball’”

Benefits: Louisiana Museum Foundation/Louisiana State Museum
Event Info.: Co-Chairs Jane Scott and Philip Hodges, the Louisiana Museum Foundation and Louisiana State Museum with present the “2019 Founders Ball” featuring the opening of the exhibition, “Chasing the Butterfly Man,” and honoring the legacy of Joy Nalty Hodges. The Butterfly Man was an early 19th century cabinetmaker about whom there’s an aura of mystery. Attire is black tie.
Tickets: $300/Member Ticket; $350/Non-Member Ticket
Location: Cabildo, Louisiana State Museum
Contact: 588-0493

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“Audubon Zoo Lights presented by Children’s Hospital New Orleans”

Benefits: Audubon Zoo
Event Info.: Larger than life, silk-lighted replicas of some of the zoo’s most popular animals, nightly live entertainment, delicious holiday treats, craft tent and more.
Tickets: $10/Member Pre-Sale Ticket; $15/Non-Member Pre-Sale Ticket; $13/Member Ticket at Door; $18/Non-Member Ticket at Door
Location: Audubon Zoo
Contact: AudubonNatureInstitute.org/zoo-lights

December

4
“Sound Collage”

Benefits: New Orleans Jazz Museum
Event Info.: Over the course of several evenings, Sound Collage and LUNA Fête will transform the Jazz Museum’s historic architecture into a playground of light, art, and music with illuminated installations, digital sculptures, art animated by technology and musical performances intended to engage and inspire audiences of all ages.
Tickets: N/A
Location: New Orleans Jazz Museum
Contact: NolaJazzMuseum.org

5
Inaugural “Holiday Tree Lighting & Music Festival”

Benefits: Poydras Home
Event Info.: Catch the spirit as Poydras Home brings back holiday traditions enjoyed by the young orphans who once lived there: Corinthian columns wrapped in green garlands, gaily decorated halls, sing-a-longs and a grand Christmas tree with twinkling lights. The event will begin with a holiday-themed Patron Party in the 1857 Hall followed by the celebratory outdoor Tree Lighting & Music Festival for residents, families, patrons and the community, followed by a musical concert.
Tickets: Free
Location: Poydras Home
Contact: 897-0535

7
Second annual “Improvisations Gala”

Benefits: New Orleans Jazz Museum
Event Info.: An elegant evening of music, dancing, art and illuminations to help the Jazz Museum to globally promote jazz as one of the most innovative, historically pivotal musical art forms through highly-interactive exhibits, as well as support ongoing musical and educational programming.
Tickets: N/A
Location: New Orleans Jazz Museum
Contact: NolaJazzMuseum.org

7
“Ballo di Natale”

Benefits: Elenian Club
Event Info.: The Debutantes and Ladies-In-Waiting will wear long white dresses, white gloves and carry a bouquet of red roses. Each member and guest will receive an Engraved Elenian Club ornament from Santa Claus. The room will have a Christmas theme.
Tickets: $100/Ticket
Location: International Ballroom,
Double Tree in New Orleans
Contact: 416-4096

11
50th annual “Fete de Noel Luncheon”

Benefits: Ladies Leukemia League
Event Info.: This luncheon raises funds for leukemia/lymphoma research.
Over 1,100 attendees will watch a New York-style runway Fashion Show presented by Dillard’s, a presentation of children battling leukemia, Santa and Mr. Bingle, a silent auction, a parade of prizes and raffles.
Tickets: $85/Ticket
Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans
Contact: 458-4288

12
Sixth annual “Latkes with a Twist”

Benefits: Jewish Children’s
Regional Service
Event Info.: This community-wide Hanukkah party was listed by the Washington Post as one of the Top 10 Hanukkah parties in the U.S.! Frank Brigtsen, James Beard Award winning chef and owner of Brigtsen’s, will be the featured Latke master along with NOCCA culinary students and friends. The evening will also feature live music, an open bar featuring a Vodka Latke Punch, a Buffalo Trace Old Fashioned Hanukkah Hi-Ball, wine and beer courtesy of Sazerac Brands.
Tickets: $36/Ticket
Location: Press Street Station
Contact: 828-6334

13
“Holiday Home Tour Patron Party”

Benefits: Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans
Event Info.: Kick off the PRC’s “Holiday Home Tour” weekend with a festive soirée in one of New Orleans’ most beautiful homes.
Tickets: $200+/Ticket
Location: N/A
Contact: 581-7032

14-15
“Holiday Home Tour”

Benefits: Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans
Event Info.: Visit seven private residences dressed up for the holidays in the Garden District and Lower Garden District.
Tickets: Advance Tickets: $45/Non-member In Advance Ticket; $30/Member In Advance Ticket; $50/Day-of Ticket
Location: Bishop Polk Hall at Trinity Episcopal Church
Contact: 581-7032

20
“Home for the Holidays”

Benefits: Daniel Price Memorial
Fund for Aspiring Artists & The
NOCCA Institute
Event Info.: This annual night of art and music honors the memory of NOCCA alumnus Daniel Price. In keeping with Daniel’s twin passions of art and music, the fund provides scholarships for outstanding visual arts and music students at NOCCA.
Tickets: $45/Ticket
Location: House of Blues
Contact: 310-4999

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