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Ear to the Ground: Earth and Element in Contemporary Art

Working with natural elements like earth, wind, water and fire, the contemporary artists in Ear to the Ground show how nature can spur artistic innovation and spark new thinking about human culture and community.

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Live Art Saturday with Uruz Metals

Come watch metalsmith Joshua Gates, of Uruz Metals, forge live at the Palace Market Frenchmen.

12:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Mildred Thompson: Against the Grain

Against the Grain marks the first solo museum presentation of the experimental wood works of the American artist Mildred Thompson (1936-2003) in more than thirty years.

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

NEW YEARS EVE at VESSEL NOLA

Come celebrate New Years at VESSEL NOLA, one of New Orleans most iconic restaurant/bars! We are offering a $75.

12:00 AM

The Orléans Collection

In celebration of the city of New Orleans' Tricentennial in 2018, NOMA presents The Orleans Collection, an exhibition of selections from the magnificent collection of the city's namesake, Philippe II Duke of Orléans.

12:00 AM

Holiday Cheer at Le Pavillon Hotel

In celebration of the holiday season, the reimagined Le Pavillon Hotel presents a terrific photo opportunity with a larger than life tree, dressed in glamorous grandeur and featuring thirty thousand cascading decorative lights that mix and melt between silver and gold ornaments.

7:00 AM - 11:00 PM

The Amazing Acro-cats Meowy Catmas Special

Real cats perform feats of agility, the only all cat Rock band in the Entire World!

7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

RIVER REGION BALLET NUTCRACKER

THE NUTCRACKER

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Nutcracker in New Orleans

The original Nutcracker in New Orleans!

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Arts Market New Orleans

We will be back in Palmer Park this holiday shopping season with all things handmade! The market will feature over 125 artists from painters, ceramicists, jewelers, printmakers, textile artists, and much more! Families may enjoy a monthly kids activity and music lovers can enjoy a some good tunes.

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Gospel Brunch

Ticket price includes the buffet, live gospel show, tax, tip, and non-alcoholic beverages.

10:00 AM

Gospel Brunch at House of Blues New Orleans

Ticket price includes the buffet, live gospel show, tax, tip, and non-alcoholic beverages.

10:00 AM

The Baroness de Pontalba & the Rise of Jackson Square

This tricentennial exhibition organized by the Louisiana State Museum and guest curator Randolph Delehanty, Ph.

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sketching in the Courtyard

Enjoy drawing time in the 1831 Hermann-Grima Historic House courtyard led by local artist Sarah Nelson and use the natural beauty and historical elements of this French Quarter gem for inspiration! All levels of drawing experience are welcome, including those who are picking up a pencil for the first time.

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Amazing Acro-cats Meowy Catmas Special

Real cats perform feats of agility, the only all cat Rock band in the Entire World!

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Arnaud's to Open for Holiday Lunches in December

Turn lunch hour into a festive feast at Arnaud’s this holiday season.

11:30 AM

Toys for Tots Distribution at Believer's Life Family Church Sunday, December 16th, 2018

We are requesting that you advertise our Toys for Tots toy distribution this Sunday at Believer’s Life Family Church.

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Diva Royale - Drag Queen Show New Orleans

Featuring The Finest In New Orleans Drag Queen Dinner Shows and Female Celebrity Impersonation.

1:30 PM

New Orleans Ballet Theatre Presents The Nutcracker

New Orleans Ballet Theatre presents its annual performances of The Nutcracker at the historic Orpheum Theater.

2:00 PM

The Nutcracker in New Orleans

The original Nutcracker in New Orleans!

2:00 PM

The Santaland Diaries

Friday Nov 30, 2018 - Sunday Dec 23, 2018 by Joe Mantello & David Sedaris Directed by A.

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

White Christmas

Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin • Based upon the Paramount Pictures Film.

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

MANDATORY MERRIMENT: A New Holiday Musical

MANDATORY MERRIMENT: A New Holiday Musical Created by Leslie Castay and Ian Hoch Book by Ian Hoch Directed by Leslie Castay Musical Direction by Alan Payne November 28 - December 23 Performances: Thu - Sat 7:30 PM (Sun.

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Enjoy the Chef Tasting Experience at Emeril's Restaurant

In addition to the kitchen upgrades, guests will notice some changes to the menu as well.

5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Holiday Market | St. Roch After Dark

Wrap up your holiday shopping list while supporting local artisans with St.

5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

New Orleans Mardi Gras Indians (NOMGI) Sip & Sew- Multiple Dates & Times

NOMGI SIP & SEW is an experience like no other.

5:00 PM

Caroling at Palmer Park

The Carrolton Area Network will be hosting their 11th Annual Caroling at Palmer Park, New Orleans, on Sunday December 16th, from 6:30 to7:30 p.

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

"This Christmas" Musical

Every Christmas, City Church presents a Broadway-style musical and dinner theater.

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Ghost Tours New Orleans

The historical dividing line between the French Quarter and the less desirable districts that lie further is in itself a piece of history.

7:30 PM

A Tennessee Williams XMas Spectacular - The Mutilated

’TIS THE SEASON for a CHRISTMAS CAT FIGHT! Set in the French Quarter on XMas Eve, The Mutilated is a bona-fide TENNESSEE WILLIAMS XMAS SPECTACULAR! Trinket and Celeste are best frenemies, but tonight, they’re on the outs with each other.

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Nolatet

8:00 PM

Booze

9:00 PM

Second Annual BTY All Black Birthday Bash

The event will be held at Eiffel Society in New Orleans, Louisiana and will celebrate the birthday and life of the late, great BTY YoungN.

9:00 PM

Hot 8 Brass Band

10:00 PM

Nolatet

10:00 PM

Ear to the Ground: Earth and Element in Contemporary Art

Working with natural elements like earth, wind, water and fire, the contemporary artists in Ear to the Ground show how nature can spur artistic innovation and spark new thinking about human culture and community.

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Mildred Thompson: Against the Grain

Against the Grain marks the first solo museum presentation of the experimental wood works of the American artist Mildred Thompson (1936-2003) in more than thirty years.

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM