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French Market St. Nicholas Day Fair

December 1, 2012 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

| Free


 French Market St. Nicholas Day Fair

Saturday, December 1, 2012   

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Dutch Alley



 10 A.M.-10:15  Cecilia Dartez reads “Jenny Giraffe Discovers Papa Noel”

10:20-10:35   Alex McConduit  ‘The Little Who Dat Who Didn’t”

10:40-10:55 a.m  Monica Davillier Barrois,  “Squirrelly Squirrels”

 12 -12:45 p.m.  Johnette Downing performs a mix of her Louisiana tunes plus some holiday specials

1-1:45 p.m.  Jayna Morgan and the Sazerac Sunrise Jazz Band present Swingin’ Christmas tunes 

2-2:45 p.m.  Diane de Las Casas presents interactive storytelling featuring her popular children’s books

3-3:45 p.m. Royal & Dumaine Hawaiians Holiday Happening: Mele Kalikimaka!


SAINT NICK SECONDLINE and Saint Nicholas arrival

11 a.m. -11:30 a.m.  SANTA SECONDLINE begins at Washington Artillery Park with New Wave Brass Band and International School stilt walkers

11:30 a.m.  SAINT NICHOLAS ARRIVES AT JAZZ PARK PORCH! St Nick will be stationed here with chair and decorations for photographs, but will also walk through Dutch Alley and our retail shops throughout the day.



 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.   Jim & Martha Hession PRESENT “‘Zat You, Santa Clause?”

2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Pianist Meghan Swartz continues the days offering of Holiday jazz with a special concert of Christmas classics mixed with more obscure seasonal songs



IN DUTCH ALLEY, across from Jazz Park (under and near tree)

10 a.m.-4 p.m.   Petting zoo and pictures

12 noon to 4 p.m. Balloon Artist


CRAFTS AND ACTIVITIES across from Pavilion

 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Facepainting and Interactive Kids Craft Booths:

Kids can make and take holiday themed art projects, including hats, secondline hankies, and ornaments!

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Author signing station and book sales hosted by A Tisket A Tasket BookShop


DUMAINE PLAZA at Dumaine & Decatur Streets

 4 p.m.  New Orleans Navy Band Full Steam Brass Band




December 1, 2012
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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