The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra held its Opus Ball, "LPO Swings - A Tribute to Louis Prima" presented by the Bob and Jeri Nims Foundation at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel.

Archbishop Chapelle's Emerald Gala took place at Copeland Towers with Ray and Jessica Brandt as presenting sponsors.

The New Orleans Ballet Theatre held its After Party in its new space on Terpsichore Street with Marianna Clayton, Jane Davis and Kathleen Zuniga as gala chairwomen.

The New Orleans Film Society held its gala at Magnolia Mansion.