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Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

The Wands & Wishes Mermaids dive beneath the surface of the Great Maya Reef, home to stingrays and tropical fish, with up-close meet and greets, have photos taken and different activities. www.mermaidsataudubon.com. Read more

John Georges Auditorium, Dillard University

Chef Therese Nelson, founder of Black Culinary History, speaks as part of Dillard's Ray Charles Program in African-American Material Culture, with a cooking demonstration. RSVP to zpalmer@dillard.edu. Read more

The Steakhouse at Harrah's Casino
$65

Champagnes of Pernod Ricard brand, Perrier-Jouet and G.H. Mumm, paired with food prepared by Chef Chris Lusk served at stations in a walk-around format among the Blue Dogs of George Rodrigue. www.eventbrite.com. Read more

Mahalia Jackson Theater
$20-$65

Musical extravaganza for all ages, featuring The Golden Band from Tigerland, LSU Wind Ensemble, LSU Symphonic Winds, Golden Girls and Colorguard. www.saengernola.com. Read more

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

The Wands & Wishes Mermaids dive beneath the surface of the Great Maya Reef, home to stingrays and tropical fish, with up-close meet and greets, have photos taken and different activities. www.mermaidsataudubon.com. Read more

contributed free
Cavan Restaurant
Free

Arts Council New Orleans event includes drink specials and small bites available with a complimentary specialty cocktail with the purchase of a LUNA Lounge pass and chances to win two LUNA Lounge at LUNA Fête passes. www.artsneworleans.org.  Read more

all ages family friendly contributed
Catapult
$10-$30

Hosted by Ian Hoch, Goat in the Road’s fundraiser features food, a cash bar, prizes, acerbic wit and bingo rounds at the family-friendly event. www.goatintheroadproductions.org Read more

all ages date night family friendly accessible budget contributed free
French Market
Free

Inaugural event in the public market buildings along North Peters Street, featuring international market place and cuisine with performances by Armando Leduc Y Salsa Royale at 7 p.m. and Kumasi Afrobeat Orchestra at 8:15 p.m.  www.frenchmarket.org. Read more

date night 21 and over contributed
Vintage Rock Club
$20

Final event of club's four-part series celebrating rock and roll of the '60s to the '80s with food, drinks, dancing and hair bands; proceeds to benefit  Wishes, Wonders & Who Dats, a regional affiliate of the Make a Wish Foundation. www.vintagerockclub.com. Read more

Joy Theater
$20-$65

Musical revue captures "The Band's" final concert with Brian Stoltz (Funky Meters), Bonerama Horns,New Orleans Suspects, Honey Island Swamp Band, The Iceman Special, Papa Mali, Johnny Sketch, Erica Falls (Galactic), Ed Williams (The Revivalists), Reggie Scanlan (Radiators), Johnny Sansone, J… Read more

free
Ecole Bilingue De La Nouvelle Orleans
Free

The Council of French Society of New Orleans contest for students from French I to AP French and immersion reciting a memorized text for native French-speaking judges, with monetary awards in seven levels presented in December. Contact crleblanc8@gmail.com. Read more

Pagoda cafe
$20-$25

Geographic history and architectural highlights of Esplanade Avenue, designed in the French style of grand boulevards as a garden suburb for the wealthy Creoles escaping the “old city.” www.friendsofthecabildo.org Read more

free
Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Free

Representatives from early childhood programs, public, private and Catholic schools, and community organizations that provide wraparound services, plus STEM activities, games, school bands, health screenings, food and giveaways including uniform vouchers. www.urbanleaguela.org. Read more

Various Venues
$30-$45

Peek inside several unique dwellings with a map of the homes upon ticket purchase, start and stop throughout the day with some owners available to answer questions and dive deeper into the unique design and décor. www.weirdhomestour.com. Read more

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

The Wands & Wishes Mermaids dive beneath the surface of the Great Maya Reef, home to stingrays and tropical fish, with up-close meet and greets, have photos taken and different activities. www.mermaidsataudubon.com. Read more

for kids all ages family friendly budget contributed
Castine Center
$5

More than 115 tables and booths featuring action figures, toys, comics, video games, local artists, plus authors and costume groups. www.sttammanycollectorscon.com. Read more

Central City BBQ

Central City BBQ presents the 2019 NOLA Wing Wars. There will be various food vendors and music. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Central City BBQ Foundation. Read more

all ages family friendly accessible contributed free
Brewster's Restaurant and Lounge
Free

The Antique Auto Club of St. Bernards antique car or truck event, and everyone is welcome to attend. Read more

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

The Wands & Wishes Mermaids dive beneath the surface of the Great Maya Reef, home to stingrays and tropical fish, with up-close meet and greets, have photos taken and different activities. www.mermaidsataudubon.com. Read more

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