October 26: Honoring Women in Music: Happy Birthday Mahalia!
Join French Market vendors The Cupcake Fairies as they host a day of activities, artists and authors, live music, and tasty sweets in Dutch Alley between St. Phillip and Dumaine Streets along the River. Enjoy the talents of local female musicians at the Dutch Alley Performance Pavilion on this special day celebrating the birthday of native gospel singer Mahalia Jackson. Visit the talented artist and authors and business and information tables while observing Breast Cancer Month and meeting and greeting local women’s organizations. Free and open to the public! All ages welcome!
Stage is at Dutch Alley Performance Pavilion, where St. Phillip meets the River, behind Decatur Street in the French Market District
11:00 to 11:30 Missy and Motion Picture Dance Crew
12:15 to 1:00 Michaela Harrison
2:00 to 2:45 Monica McIntyre
3:00 to 3:45 Tonya Boyd Cannon
4:00 to 4:45 Zion Trinity Band
DJ/MC Niecee on the 1′s and 2′s all day!
November 30: La Nouvelle-Orléans: Thank You Fest
Thank You, Thank You to all the unique cultures that have made New Orleans one of the most special cities in the USA. Enjoy the diverse cultures of the city while listening to music from various musicans and viewing cooking demos from chefs representing the wonderful “cultural gumbo” of New Orleans.