This weekend's fairs, festivals and events

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by Jill Hezeau

wwltv.com

Posted on May 21, 2010 at 4:23 PM

Festivals and More for the Weekend of Friday, May 21st- Sunday, May 23rd

Festivals

Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo, Mid-City, Friday, May 21st -Sunday, May 23rd
For more information: www.thebayouboogaloo.com/

Lagniappe Festival Day, New Orleans, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: www.neworleanstennis.com/Events/Lagniappe%20Festival%20Day.pdf

Abita Springs Crawfish Festival, Abita Springs, Saturday, May 22nd - Sunday, May 23rd
For more information: www.townofabitasprings.com/current-events/

Zydeco Extravaganza, Opelousas, Sunday, May 23rd
For more information: www.zydecoextra.com/

Louisiana Farm Festival, Moreauville, Friday, May 21st - Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: www.lafarmfestivalpageant.com/

Fundraisers

Relay for Life, Lakefront Arena, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?fr_id=22687&pg=entry

Rubber Duck Derby benefits 2nd Harvest, Mid-City, Sunday, May 23rd
For more information: www.noladuckderby.org/

Haiti Benefit featuring Tabou Combo, Morial Convention Center, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: www.ticketmaster.com/Tabou-Combo-tickets/artist/734348

RaRa for Haiti, Audubon Park, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: http://raraforhaiti.weebly.com/index.html

High Heels for High Hopes benefits Forget Me Not NOLA, New Orleans, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: www.forgetmenotnola.com/

2nd Annual Bicycle Second Line benefits the Metro Bicycle Coalition, New Orleans, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: www.mbcnola.org/SecondLine.html

JCC Kicking for Kids, New Orleans, Sunday, May 23rd
For more information: www.nojcc.org/about/kicking-for-kids.php

Summertime Blues Concert benefitting the Ochsner Cancer Clinic, French Quarter, Friday, May 21st
For more information: www.ochsner.org/donate_volunteer/special_events/

Star Paws benefits the Metairie Humane Society, Kenner, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: http://metairiehumane.org/Community.aspx

The Court Chase 5K Run benefits the Youth Service Bureau, Mandeville, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: www.ysbworks.com/downloads/COURTCHASEAPPLICATION.pdf

American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure, Mandeville, Sunday, May 23rd
For more information: http://tour.diabetes.org/site/TR/TourdeCure/TDC438278030?pg=entry&fr_id=6887

Safari in the City 2nd Annual Hair Show, Slidell, Sunday, May 23rd
For more information: http://vanguard.paulmitchell.edu/new-orleans-la/events-calendar/1171

Shoot for the Troops 2010 benefits the Straight Arrow Foundation, West Monroe, Saturday, May 22nd - Sunday, May 23rd
For more information: www.straightarrowfoundation.org/

School Fundraisers, Fairs & Plays

Crusader Miracle Weekend benefits the Miracle Leaque of New Orleans, New Orleans, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: www.brothermartin.com/documents/052210MiracleLeaugeFlyer.pdf

Delgado Foundation Roast of the Town John Besh, New Orleans, Friday, May 21st
For more information: www.dcc.edu/classification/foundation/roast/index.html

Events

Nature Hike through Couturie Forest and Arboretum, City Park, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: http://neworleanscitypark.com/calendar.html#364

Opera On Tap, New Orleans, Sunday, May 23rd
For more information: www.steamboatnatchez.com/news/?p=371

Concerts in the Courtyard, French Quarter, Friday, May 21st
For more information: http://www.hnoc.org/?p=1642

Le Petit Theatre presents Wine Lovers, French Quarter, Saturday, May 22nd - Sunday, June 13th
For more information: www.lepetittheatre.com/

Southern Rep presents Grey Gardens , French Quarter, Thursday, May 20th - Sunday, May 23rd
For more information: www.southernrep.com/season0910/grey_gardens.php

Southern Rep presents The Piano Teacher, New Orleans, Thursday, May 20th - Sunday, June 13th
For more information: https://southernrep.tix.com/Event.asp?Event=210160

Le Chat Noir presents Auntie Mame, French Quarter, Friday, May 21st - Sunday, May 30th
For more information : www.cabaretlechatnoir.com/index.php?id=249

Family Friendly Fridays at the Flea Market, French Market, Friday, May 21st
For more information: www.frenchmarket.org/music_events.htm

Southern Food & Beverage Museum presents Mint Julep Talk and Tasting, New Orleans, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: http://southernfood.org/sofab/explore/events/a-mint-julep-stud/

Southern Food & Beverage Museum presents River Road Plantation Cookbook signing and demonstration, New Orleans, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: http://southernfood.org/sofab/explore/events/river-road-plantation-cookbook/

Art Spot Productions presents Go Ye Therefore, New Orleans, Thursday, May 20th - Sunday, June 6th
For more information: http://www.artspotproductions.org/

Family Fun Day at Louisiana Children's Museum, Warehouse District, Saturday, May 22nd - Sunday, May 23rd
For more information: www.lcm.org/playlearn/index.html#FamilyFun

Endangered Species Day, Audubon Zoo, Friday, May 21st - Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: www.auduboninstitute.org/happenings/around-audubon/endangered-species-days

Rivertown Repertory Theatre presents Singing in the Rain, Kenner, Thursday, May 20th - Sunday, May 23rd
For more information: http://rivertownrepertorytheatre.org/index-2_9.html

Festival Fridays at Fountain Park Centre, Harvey, Friday, May 21st
For more information: www.fountainparkcentre.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6&Itemid=8

2nd Annual Dog-A-Roo Sniff & Social, Terrytown, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: http://la-spca.org/Page.aspx?pid=289&cid=1&ceid=76&cerid=0&cdt=5%2f22%2f2010

Special Olympics Summer Games, Hammond, Friday, May 21st - Sunday, May 23rd
For more information: www.laso.org/Events/EventsDisplay.asp?p1=4661&p2=Y

Pointer Sisters, Hammond, Friday, May 21st
For more information: www.columbiatheatre.org/seasonSisters.php

Boyz II Men, Hammond, Friday, May 21st
For more information: www.columbiatheatre.org/seasonBoyz.php

Jazz'n the Vines Outdoor Music Series, Covington, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: www.pontchartrainvineyards.com/

Cajun Dancing, Abita Springs, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: http://my.att.net/p/s/community.dll?ep=16&groupid=336806&ck

Great Southern Gun Show, Gonzales, Saturday, May 22nd - Sunday, May 23rd
For more information: www.lamardixonexpocenter.com/events.php

Music on the River, Plaquemine, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: http://plaqlock.wordpress.com/

Downtown Alive, Lafayette, Friday, May 21st
For more information: www.downtownlafayette.org/Events/EventsDisplay.asp?p1=5400&p2=Y&p9=E&E=N

Markets

Crescent City Farmers Market, Downtown New Orleans, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/index.php?page=saturday-market

Hollygrove Market & Farm, New Orleans, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: http://hollygrovemarket.com

Gretna Farmer's Market, Gretna, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: www.gretnala.com/department/division.asp?fDD=1-52

Westwego Farmer's and Fisheries Market, Westwego, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: www.cityofwestwego.com/farmers_market.asp

German Coast Market, Destrehan, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: www.germancoastfarmersmarket.org/index.html

Camellia City Market, Slidell, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: www.camelliacitymarket.org/

Covington Farmer's Market, Covington, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org

Red Stick Farmer's Market, Baton Rouge, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: http://redstickfarmersmarket.org/main/

Teche Area Farmer's Market, New Iberia, Saturday, May 22nd
For more information: www.cityofnewiberia.com/site397.php

Event Submission

Please email jhezeau@wwltv.com with the name of the event, location and date as well as a link to a website detailing more information.
 

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