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New Orleans occasions: festivals, music and meals for Nov. 25-27 | Louisiana Festivals

Vacation happenings refill the calendar because the season will get going with tons to do.

The Southern College Marching Band performs a halftime on the Bayou Traditional on the Caesars Superdome Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021.

The legacy and pleasure of the BAYOU CLASSIC are in full gear for the weekend, with quite a lot of occasions happening in affiliation with the soccer sport between Grambling State and Southern Universities. There is a vendor village Friday and Saturday at Poydras Avenue and Loyola Avenue, the Greek Present and Battle of the Bands Friday at 7 pm within the Caesar’s Superdome, the Bayou Traditional Parade at 9 am downtown, Fan Fest from 9 am to midday Saturday in Champions Sq. and the large sport at 1 pm within the Dome. Take a look at these and extra right here.

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Steve Gleason and the 610 Stompers dance troupe pose for {a photograph} earlier than the beginning of the Mystic Krewe of Hermes parade on Friday, Feb. 25, 2022.

Making a return after a two-year hiatus, GLEASON GRASS heads to Port Orleans Brewing Co. at 7 pm Friday to lift funds for Staff Gleason, named after Saints hero Steve Gleason who has led the struggle for consciousness, know-how and new remedies for ALS. Along with meals and music from such teams on the Sizzling 8 Brass Band and Groovy 7, there will probably be dwell and silent auctions for quite a lot of goodies, together with a number of “gras” posters signed by Steve. Tickets begin at $250 on the 4125 Tchoupitoulas St. brewery. Get in good with Gleason Gras right here.


Umbrella-topped tables and a rotating roster of meals vans are a part of the beer backyard at City South brewery in New Orleans.

Whereas the area bustles with markets, take pleasure in a special form of Black Friday expertise at City South Brewery at MAKERS HOLIDAY MARKET with a bunch of distributors within the taproom. Plus, customers get to take pleasure in some meals and brews. All of it takes place from midday to five pm Friday at 1645 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans. Make a cease over right here.


MICHAEL DeMOCKER / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE The artwork market will probably be held Saturday in Palmer Park.

Artwork within the park continues Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm with the Arts New Orleans ART MARKET in Marsalis Concord Park on the intersection of S. Claiborne and Carrollton Avenues. Distributors from your entire Gulf Coast area descend on the park with handmade objects starting from paitings, images, jewellery, cleaning soap, glasswork and extra. Get a leap on vacation purchasing or take pleasure in a day surrounded by artwork. Test it out right here.



To rejoice the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of “THE CAJUN NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS,” writer Scott Campbell will converse concerning the origins of the distinctive Louisiana story, written by “Troxclair” and illustrated by James Rice, and autograph copies on the Store on the Historic New Orleans Assortment, 533 Royal St., within the French Quarter at 2 pm Saturday. Mais, test it out right here, cher.

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John Boutte

JAMFEST, Rescheduled from final weekend, is the day of enjoyable on the Press Avenue Station, 5 Homer Plessy Method, New Orleans, for JAMNOLA benefiting Son of a Saint and the Music and Tradition Coalition of New Orleans (MACCNO). An artwork market, competition meals distributors together with Ms. Linda “The Yakamein Girl” and extra are on faucet for this occasion Saturday 11 am to five pm Additionally anticipate performances by Anjelika “Jelly” Joseph and John Boutté. The competition is free. Get extra data right here.

The fake snow was a giant hit with the youngsters.

Native museums are kicking off the vacation season with MUSEUM STORE SUNDAY that includes specials at their varied retailers, together with the Louisiana Youngsters’s Museum, The Nationwide WWII Museum, Hermann-Grima and Gallier Home, the Museum of the Southern Jewish Expertise, Sazerac Home, Southern Meals and Beverage Museum, Historic New Orleans Assortment, Ogden Museum of Southern Artwork, New Orleans Museum of Artwork and Metropolis Park. There is a passport e book to maintain monitor of all of the visits and additional reductions, plus a map to look out fascinating stocking stuffers and items of distinctive character. Plus, an opportunity to win reward certificates.

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About 100 nativity units will probably be on view on the Worldwide Creche Exhibit at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Lakeview beginning Sunday by Dec. 4.

Near 100 Nativity scenes from around the globe will probably be on show on the Buddies of St. Alphonsus INTERNATIONAL CRÈCHE EXHIBIT opening Sunday at 2 pm at St. Dominic Catholic Church, 775 Harrison Ave. in Lakeview. The Christmas shows will probably be within the sanctuary open for viewing 10 am to 2 pm Monday to Dec. 3, and a pair of pm to 4 pm Dec. 4. Test it out right here.

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Slick methods are a part of the enjoyable at ‘Vacation Goals’ coming the Saenger Theatre.

Daredevil acts, aerialists, acrobats and comedians put a particular spin on the beginning of the yuletide season with “HOLIDAY DREAMS: A SPECTACULAR HOLIDAY CIRQUE” enjoying Sunday at 7:30 pm on the Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans. There are holograms, projection mapping and interactive lasers to associate with all of the acts and adventures with music, dance and laughs. Tickets begin at $25. Get in on the enjoyable right here.

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