Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Jun 14-16

June 13, 2019

It's all about dad this weekend...but there are a few things for everyone that you might want to check out this weekend. Then get dad that new tie. :)

Kinky Boots - Runs Fri through Sunday at the Saenger.  Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper created the fun musical about a young man taking over his family’s struggling shoe factory & looking for a fresh idea.

Louisiana Bicycle Festival - Saturday 8am-4pm, downtown Abita Springs. A bicycle "parade" with lots of other fun throughout the day.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's 50th Birthday - Saturday, 2:30pm at Westbank Library on Manhattan. Reading of the children's book with games and activities.

Bounce Ya Brass fitness class - Saturday 9am at City Putt in City Park. That New Orleans style of dancing turned into a free aerobic workout class.

Frozen Jr - Friday through Sunday at the Rivertown Theater in Kenner. Performed by kids for kids.

Rocketman Screening and Costume Contest - Saturday 7pm at Elmwood Palace. AARP is hosting the event complete with prizes for the costume contest.


Father's Day Race - Sunday 8am at Audubon Park. Run with dad for a half-mile or 2 mile race. All levels welcome.

Bourbon Tasting - Saturday 2-5pm at Avenue Pub

Brews & BBQ - Sunday 11am-6pm at Urban South Brewery

Father's Day at Second Line Brewing - Sunday 12-8pm at the MidCity brewery

Father's Day at Abita Brewery - Sunday 10am-7pm at the Covington brewery


Plaquemine's Animal Welfare Society adoption event - Friday 11am-2pm at Navy Exchange in Belle Chase

Zeus's Rescue Yappy Hour - Saturday 12-3pm, Urban South Brewery. Fundraiser and adoption event. Dogs and kids welcome.

Take Paws Rescue Happy Hour with adoptable pets - Saturday 4-7pm, Catahoula Hotel rooftop bar

New Orleans Bulldog Rescue adoption event - Saturday 11am-12pm, Pearl Wine Co. Some adoptoble dogs and lots of info available.

Take Paws Rescue adoption event - Saturday 12-3pm at Jefferson Feed next to Trader Joe's in Metairie.

Animal Rescue New Orleans adoption event - Saturday 12-3pm at The Esplanade Mall

LA-SPCA adoption event - Saturday 10am-2pm at Petco on Tchoupitoulas

Bluetails Adoption Day event - Saturday 11am-2pm at PetSmart on Manhattan in Harvey