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French Quarter Fest Reschedules to October 1-4

The festival reschedules to the fall amid Coronavirus concerns.
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Jazz Fest 2020 Day by Day Line Up

Holy moly this is one heck of a year for Jazz Fest! When The Beach Boys don't show up till you get to the 4th line of the poster...you've got a lot of star power. We've got it broken down day-by-day for you so you can make your plans now
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Aug 23-25

Running the Bulls and a dead-heat-of-the-summer Mardi Gras parade take center stage as a couple of "only in New Orleans" events this weekend. Have a great one! Carden Circus - Friday-Sunday at Lakefront Arena. The circus is in town all 3 days. Tickets range from $14-$24. NORD Teen Back to School...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Aug 16-18

It's offially back to school season which should be fall, but it's 100+ degrees so it's not festival season yet! Need ideas for what to do? I've got ya covered! CLEAR THE SHELTERS DAY! Saturday only. My favorite event this weekend! Tons of pet shelters across the country are taking part in the one-...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Aug 2-4

Here it is. The last weekend for most people before school starts. Live it up because if you've got kids...here comes the homework and after-school events. God speed. :) Satchmo SummerFest - Friday thru Sunday at the New Orleans Jazz Museum on Esplanade. Celebrating Louis Armstrong with music, food...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Jul 26-28

How can the summer be almost over? Back to school is around the corner so let's get all the fun out of this weekend we can! Family Block Part at the WWII Museum - Friday 5:30pm-9pm. Special activities geared to kids of all ages, after-hours museum access and free entry for all under 18 while adults...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Jul 19-21

I find myself with no real weekend plans ahead of me. Usually my 2 kids keep our schedule packed, but they don't have any birthday parties or special events so it's wide open! Here are some options for all of us as we head into another steamy hot weekend. The Lion King : One of the most talked...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Jun 28-30

The first of the Independance Day events start this weekend with 2 big ones on the Northshore. So get plenty of wear out of those red, white and blue outfits and get started with all the fun! Zoomobile at Westbank Library - Friday 11am-12pm at Westbank Regional on Manhattan. Hands-on fun for the...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Jun 7-9, 2019

This weekend will end up as weekend #1 of my twins' 7th birthday celebration. They've learned how to really extend a birthday from their mama I guess. But if you're looking for a few fun things to do that don't involve Fortnite or Shopkins like my weekend will... then here ya go! Also it's Pride...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for May 31 - Jun 2, 2019

Are you also recovering from my Memorial Weekend sunburn? Aloe up and let's rally in time to enjoy another sunny, summer weekend. Oyster Festival - Saturday and Sunday at Woldenberg Park. Lots of oyster dishes and live music plus the shucking contest and oyster eating competition. Northshore Heart...
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