Oh, who are we kidding. It might be November in New Orleans, but there are days when it still feels like June. However, the start of November and the unofficial beginning of the holiday season ushers in some great events. Our picks for the month are below.
Boudin, Bourbon and Beer (Friday November 13, 2015). Tickets are still available to the hottest culinary festival of the year. BBB brings together chefs from around the country, including acclaimed chefs such as Emeril Lagassee, Mario Batalli, and Donald Link. The ticket price includes unlimited food and drinks, music, and goes to support some of Emeril's philanthropic organizations. For more information, see the website.
Die Fledermaus(Sunday November 15, 2015). Many people associate New Orleans with world class music, but most don't even know New Orleans is home to its own Opera company. The second opera of the season, Die Fledermaus revolves around a masked ball where intrigue and romance are in the air. Tickets are still available.
Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration (Thursday November 19, 2015).The 2015 Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration celebrates the much-anticipated harvest of the Beaujolais Nouveau, and gives guests the chance to taste this year's harvest along with other French wine and cocktails, cuisine from a variety of local restaurants, live music, an auction and more. For more information, please visit the website.
Pelicans v. San Antonio Spurs (Friday November 20, 2015). Come cheer on the Pelicans as they play the San Antonio Spurs at the Smoothie King Center. Tickets are still available and can be purchased here.
Ogden Museum Family Free Day (Saturday November 21, 2015). The Ogden Museum of Southern Art will open it doors and offer families free admission.
Oak Street Poboy Festival (Sunday November 22, 2015). A festival many pencil in their calendars a year in advance, the Poboy Festival features poboys from over 50 vendors, as well as music and arts and crafts. But be sure to get there early, because the crowds can become ferocious for this festival favorite. For more information about the vendors, check out the website.
If you are interested in coming to town for a weekend or weekday visit for any of these events, please feel free to call us at (504) 523-6556 for special rates. Be sure to mention this newsletter! And, as always, visit us at www.stcharlesguesthouse.com to check out of blog to see what we've been up to to help you plan your next New Orleans getaway.