Things to do in NOLA Oct. 17 – Oct. 23rd




Monday, October 17th

  • What: Crescent City Chamber Music Festival at Hubbell Library!
  • Where: Hubbell Library, 725 Pelican Ave
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: As part of the Crescent City Chamber Music Festival, members of the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra will be joining us at Hubbell Library for a very special concert. Please join us for this fantastic FREE event!
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Tuesday, October 18th

  • What: Absinthe: A Cocktail Class 
  • Where: NOLA Boards, 4228 Magazine
  • Time: 6:30-8:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Green fairies, come out to play. Let’s put to rest the folk tales of ABSINTHE and learn what it really is, what it tastes like and how to mix with it. It undeservedly got a bad rap for over 100 years. Now it is legal and back in our good graces. We will explore some history (there’s a lot to unpack), how it became so popular in drinking culture and what to do with it these days. 
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Wednesday, October 19th

  • What: Musicals in Burlesque: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  • Where: The Allways Lounge & Cabaret, 2240 Saint Claude
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Welcome to Musicals: In Burlesque, you heard of musicals being done in concert but we thought, “But what if we add stripping” and now here you are and here we are.  
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Thursday, October 20th

  • What: Calas Class
  • Where: New Orleans Jazz Museum, 400 Esplanade 
  • Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: The New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park presents the Creole Heritage Series featuring Dianne “Gumbo Marie” Honore’. A New Orleans Tradition that helped free the slaves: Sample this “better than a beignet” dish while learning the importance of a simple New Orleans pastry and its impact on history. New Orleans 6th ward native Dianne “Gumbo Marie” Honore’ is a local history buff, event producer and award winning cultural preservationist who founded the Black Storyville Baby Dolls™, the Amazons Benevolent Society™, and co-founded Unheard Voices of Louisiana™.
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Friday, October 21st

  • What: Trick or Treat Treasure Hunt
  • Where: LOOP NOLA, 1031 Harrison Ave
  • Time: 3:30-7:30pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Never gone trick-or-treating by canoe in City Park? Here’s your chance for a family friendly adventure you’re sure to remember. Families receive a map and paddle off to find where spooky characters have hidden their candy troves. Costumes are encouraged! All experience levels and ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The adventure lasts around an hour, with optional activities like games and s’mores available when you return to shore.
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Saturday, October 22nd

  • What: Krewe Of Boo Parade
  • Where: Starts at Elysian Fields, ends at Andrew Higgins Dr
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: New Orleans’ Official Halloween Parade
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Sunday, October 23rd

  • What: Boo at the Zoo
  • Where: Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine 
  • Time: 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Info/Lagniappe: Celebrate Halloween with your little ghosts and goblins at Boo at the Zoo, benefitting Children’s Hospital New Orleans and Audubon Zoo! This family-fun Halloween tradition is a daytime celebration with your favorite Zoo animals.
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