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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Cocktail Culture Events Things To Do

This weekend in New Orleans offers plenty of holiday fun, featuring everything from cocktails and small bites from the city’s best bartenders and restaurants at Tales of the Toddy to a special dinner series at Emeril’s, and a tongue-in-cheek holiday show at Mid-City Theatre. You’re sure to have the time of your life as Dirty Dancing comes to the Saenger …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Family Friendly GLBT Things To Do

This weekend in New Orleans offers plenty of festive fun, as holiday events kick off all over town. Bring the whole family downtown for the start of NOLA ChristmasFest at the Convention Center, join the Running of the Santas on Saturday, enjoy holiday tea with Papa Noel aboard the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen, or do some holiday shopping the handmade way …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Things To Do

This weekend in New Orleans offers a variety of festive fun, with plenty of things to do all weekend long. Take in some culture as Africa Umoja brings the music and dance traditions of South Africa to New Orleans, or view some of the best photography that New Orleans has to offer as PhotoNOLA kicks off. Prepare to be wowed …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Things To Do

From classic holiday traditions like Thanksgiving Day at the races and Celebration in the Oaks, to weird and wacky events like the Robot Parade and Ball and 9th Annual 24-Hour Draw-A-Thon, this weekend in New Orleans offers plenty of things to do. Join the celebration at Bayou Classic, with festivities downtown all weekend long, or get an early start on …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Family Friendly Things To Do

The fun never stops in New Orleans, with festivals and family-friendly activities all weekend long. Be entertained with more than 80 different live performances around town as part of New Orleans Fringe Festival, and prepare to be wowed as Cirque du Soleil: Varekai takes the stage at the Smoothie King Center. Laugh out loud at the musical stylings of Garfunkel …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Family Friendly Things To Do

This weekend in New Orleans features plenty of literary offerings to tickle your fancy, with the New Orleans Book Festival and the New Orleans Comic and Zine Fest, both on Saturday. Tickle your funnybone all weekend long, starting with Lewis Black at the Mahalia Jackson Theater on Thursday and at Hell Yes Fest events throughout the weekend. Take in a …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Things To Do

This weekend in New Orleans offers a whole lot of fun for a good cause, including two fabulous Friday night fundraisers: Emeril Lagasse and Donald Link’s Boudin, Bourbon and Beer and Raise the Roof for The Roots of Music. Get cultured on Saturday at Irish Fest, or indulge in gumbo of all varieties (including vegan options) all weekend long at …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Things To Do

Halloween weekend in New Orleans means fun, costumes and music in every direction. No matter where your interests lie, there’s plenty to do. Music lovers will flock to City Park for Voodoo Fest all weekend long, while fans of horror and vampire fiction can head to Undead Con downtown. Kick off Halloween weekend with a free party at Jazz in …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Things To Do

This weekend in New Orleans offers plenty to do, as always. Art lovers have plenty of choices, with Prospect.3 opening festivities all weekend long, plus a special exhibit of photography by local children at DuMois Gallery. There’s no excuse not to take advantage of beautiful October weather on Saturday with two different free festivals on tap: Mirliton Festival in the …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Family Friendly Things To Do

This weekend in New Orleans offers a wide variety of cultural experiences, ranging from classic Americana at the Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival to new works by independent filmmakers at the New Orleans Film Festival. Get in the mood for Halloween at the family-friendly Boo at the Zoo, or see something truly spooky (without the little ones in tow) …

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New Orleans Calling: Rhythm Of Life

Music New Orleans All the Way Live

WWOZ’s nationally-syndicated one-hour program New Orleans All The Way Live has been recently renamed and re-imagined in a great new form, with a new name — New Orleans Calling.

Welcome to New Orleans Calling, WWOZ’s nationally syndicated program. New Orleans Calling airs on WWOZ 90.7 FM in New Orleans every Saturday morning from 7 a.m.-8 a.m., and you can …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Family Friendly Things To Do

Fall festival season is in full swing this weekend in New Orleans, as the Louisiana Seafood Festival takes place all weekend long at City Park, with Japan Fest at NOMA as an added bonus on Saturday. Celebrate Latin American culture on Sunday at Audubon Zoo with Celebración Latina, or get cultured, Broadway-style at the Saenger Theatre, which hosts the musical …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Things To Do

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend in New Orleans, you’re in luck! The fall festival season kicks into full gear with Gretna Heritage Festival all weekend long. Celebrate the arts with gallery openings and more during Art for Art’s Sake on Saturday night, and check out the regional premiere of a new play, Shiner, at AllWays …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Things To Do

From hip-hop on Frenchmen Street to funk rock Uptown, there is plenty of live music to get you moving this weekend in New Orleans. Whether you spend your weekend Stormin’ the Sazerac or watching bearded and mustachioed New Orleanians compete to see who has the fanciest facial hair, it’s bound to be a good time. And don’t forget to drink …

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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Banana Pudding Layer Cake

Food Recipes

As the weather begins to cool down, warm up with a decadent dessert, like this recipe for Banana Pudding Layer Cake, from NOLA Restaurant’s very own pastry chef Amy Lemon. Cook up one of these cakes at home and bring it to your next potluck or Saints game viewing party. With 10 delicious servings in each cake, it’s bound to …

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GoNOLA Recommends: 5 Things To Do In New Orleans This Weekend

Events Things To Do

This weekend in New Orleans offers plenty of excuses to party. The New Orleans Burlesque Festival serves up sexy burlesque performances all weekend long, and Saturday offers a way to party in white for a good cause at the Bridal Crawl. Friday night features birthday bashes by two different New Orleans music icons: Mystikal and DJ Soul Sister. Rock out …

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