Things to do in NOLA Jan 16th – Jan 22nd





Monday, January 16th 

  • What: Ogden Museum 6th Annual MLK Day Celebration
  • Where: Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp
  • Time: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: The day is a Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and legacy with a focus on peace and healing. Enjoy FREE admission to the Museum, community partner tables, family-friendly performances, art activities, a food truck and more!
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Tuesday, January 17th

  • What: ENCORE: Jane Austen Inspired Murder Mystery Party with Claudia Gray
  • Where: Blue Cypress Books, 8123 Oak
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Tickets are $30 and include a signed copy of The Murder of Mr. Wickham, refreshments, and an escape-room style murder mystery produced by Killer Theater New Orleans Murder Mystery Experiences. Tickets are limited, so grab them while you can!
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Wednesday, January 18th

  • What: Cigar Box Guitar Festival
  • Where: New Orleans Jazz Museum, 400 Esplanade 
  • Time: 9:00am-10:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: The New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival is a unique celebration of the art, music, and cultural history of homemade stringed instruments in the city where those rudimentary devices played a key role in the early development of both the jazz and blues musical traditions. 
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Thursday, January 19th

  • What: Political Cartoon Workshop
  • Where: WWII Museum, 945 Magazine 
  • Time: 5:00-7:30pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: In The National WWII Museum’s latest special exhibit, In Real Times. Arthur Szyk: Art & Human Rights, guests have an opportunity to view Arthur Szyk’s original artwork that fearlessly ridiculed dictators, exposed Nazi genocide, supported the Polish resistance, and criticized the Ku Klux Klan and civil rights violations in America.Join us and let your creativity shine during our Political Cartoon Workshop as you learn more about Arthur Szyk, view his artwork, and try your hand at political cartooning. Included in your FREE registration are all art supplies, access to the special exhibit, and a wine and beer reception with light hors d’oeuvres.
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Friday, January 20th

  • What: The Temptations
  • Where: The Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal
  • Time: 8:00pm
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Saturday, January 21st

  • What: Kids Bake & Sip with Lady B 
  • Where: Faubourg Beer, 3501 Jourdan Rd
  • Time: 1:00-3:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Everyone will be learning how to pipe, color, and decorate cupcakes. Pull up your sleeves and prepare to get knee deep in buttercream! Kids ages 5 and older are welcome! Ticket prices include all tools for success, cupcakes, light snacks and NON-Alcoholic Beverages! LadyB was a competitor on Food Network’s Holiday Wars Season 2, a guest judge on Food Network’s Buddy vs. Duff Season 3 and a Guest Chef on Great Day Louisiana. 
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Sunday, January 22nd

  • What: Mardi Gras Market 
  • Where: Port Orleans Brewing Company, 4124 Tchoupitoulas 
  • Time: 12:00-5:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Multiple vendors will come together at the brewery to bring you anything and everything you need for multiple days of parade binging. along with boiled crawfish.
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