Food museum to offer free admission Saturday _lowres

 

Marking its one-year anniversary all month, the Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans will host Member Appreciation Day on Saturday.

As a participating Smithsonian Museum member, SoFab will offer free admission for two that day through Museum Day Live!, courtesy of Smithsonian Magazine.

To get free tickets, go to www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/?no-ist.

Lafayette author Dixie Poche (“Classic Eateries of Cajun Country”) will sign copies of her book from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Luke Deville, of Teet’s Food Store in Ville Platte, will give a food demonstration starting at 1 p.m., with samplings of boudin, hog’s head cheese and ponce.

The museum is located at 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.