Things to do in NOLA Aug 22nd – Aug 28th




Monday, August 22nd

  • What: Palace Market Frenchmen 
  • Where: Frenchmen Art Bazaar, 619 Frenchmen Street
  • Time: 7:00pm-12:00am
  • Info/Lagniappe: With 38 nightly booths, Palace Market Frenchmen is the largest daily art market in New Orleans. We strive to promote local vendors who represent an individual voice, genuine skill, and love of craft. Our artists create work only they could make, and collectively represent a market of items and ideas that cannot be found anywhere else. Their work reflects the many diverse and novel lives that make New Orleans a city like no other.
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Tuesday, August 23rd

  • What: Nana’s Creole Italian Table: Recipes & Stories from Sicilian New Orleans
  • Where: Hubbell Library, 725 Pelican
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Please join us to welcome Liz Williams, founder of the Southern Food and Beverage Museum! In Nana’s Creole Italian Table, she explores the ways traditional Sicilian dishes such as pasta and olive salad became a part of—and were in turn changed by—food culture in New Orleans. From meatball po-boys to Creole red gravy, the influence of Sicilian foodways permeates New Orleans. Nana’s Creole Italian Table tells the story of those immigrants and their communities through the lens of food.
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Wednesday, August 24th

  • What: The History of Southern Decadence
  • Where: 410 Chartres St
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Historian and author Frank Perez will moderate a discussion with the founders of Southern Decadence about the origins and evolution of the event from a house party to one of the largest LGBTQ+ celebrations in the world. Presented in partnership with the LGBT+ Archives Project of Louisiana.
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Thursday, August 25th

  • What: PLATTERED NOLA + NOLA BOARDS Cheese and Charcuterie Workshop
  • Where: NOLA Boards, 4228 Magazine
  • Time: 6:30-8:30pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Our workshop includes: Custom NOLA Board specially crafted for this class ($70 value), NOLA Board cheese knife crafted for cutting cheese (the hole’s in the knife help the cheese not stick to the knife – $28 value), Step by Step guidance in creating a charcuterie board by Kendall of Plattered NOLA, All the ingredients you will need to build an Instagram worthy board, A guide with helpful tips and tricks, Cocktails to pair with your delicious charcuterie board, 15% off the NOLA Boards store during the event.
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Friday, August 26th

  • What: Urban Fêtes: SILENT “RATCHET R&B” NOLA
  • Where: 1638 Clio
  • Time: 10:00pm-2:00am
  • Info/Lagniappe: Join Urban Fêtes and friends for our special “RATCHET R&B” Silent Party. Vibe out to Live DJs spinning nonstop New & Old School R&B, DANCE, TRAP & Bounce hits to keep you singing & dancing. 
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Saturday, August 27th

  • What: L9 Fest
  • Where: Oliver Bush Playground, 2500 Fats Domino Ave
  • Time: 12:00-4:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: The first-time festival will feature live music, food trucks, activities for kids and a resource fair facilitated by 40+ community organizations and businesses that support the historical Lower 9 community.
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Sunday, August 28th

  • What: National Red Wine Day Celebration
  • Where: Southport Hall, 200 Monticello
  • Time: 12:00-5:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Live Music + Live DJ + Food + Samples + Prizes. Guests: 3 Dolla Bill (Yacht Rock) Age: 18 and over
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