Things to do in NOLA Apr 10th – Apr 16th





Monday, April 10th

  • What: Built to Spill
  • Where: The Joy, 1200 Canal
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Doors 7pm Show 8pm All Ages
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Tuesday, April 11th

  • What: Historical Umbrella Workshop with Dianne Honoré
  • Where: The Cabildo, 701 Place John Paul Deaux
  • Time: 6:00-11:45pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Kick off festival season by creating your own historically inspired umbrella with Dianne Honoré, a cultural preservationist, costumer, Baby Doll, and Big Queen of the Yellow Pocahontas Black Masking Indians! Participants will explore the history and traditions of second lines and Baby Dolls, see artifacts from the museum collection, and create their own umbrella for festivals with sequins, feathers, and more! Light refreshments will be provided. Tickets are $30/person and $25 for Friends of the Cabildo and Louisiana Museum Foundation members. This event is aimed at participants ages 14+.
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Wednesday, April 12th

  • What: Cajun Secrets to Garden Carpentry 
  • Where: 1924 Jackson Ave
  • Time: 4:00-5:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: In this class, students will gain detailed insight about tools and the various methods used to safely construct supportive garden structures. Most importantly, participants will identify the tools and materials and processes needed to complete the tool box project, while maintaining a safe working environment.
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Thursday, April 13th 

  • What: LPO: Big Freedia 
  • Where: Orpheum Theatre, 129 Roosevelt Way
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: What happens when the Queen of Bounce links up with her hometown orchestra for a concert? You already know! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when Big Freedia joins the LPO to celebrate 20 years of redefining how we view music.
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Friday, April 14th

  • What: NOMA at Night feat. Kumasi Afrobeat Orchestra, GAC, and lo tide
  • Where: NOMA, 1 Collins Diboll Cir
  • Time: 6:00-1:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Unwind from the week with NOMA at Night—an evening of music, art, and fun at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
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Saturday, April 15th

  • What: French Quarter Fest
  • Where: French Quarter, Multiple Areas 
  • Time: 11:00am
  • Info/Lagniappe:  Each year, thousands of attendees from near and far make their way to New Orleans’ historic French Quarter for the annual French Quarter Festival. This massive celebration highlights the food, music, art and culture of this beloved neighborhood. From the Riverfront all the way to Jackson Square guests can indulge in countless locals bites, live music performances, and special events and activities.
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Sunday, April 16th

  • What: Songkran Festival and Thai Food Fair 2023
  • Where: Wat Wimuttayaram Buddhist Temple of Louisiana, 1601 Stanton Rd
  • Time: 9:30am-4:30pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Thai culture celebration with fun activities, food, music, and stage performance.
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