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Weekend Radar: June 2nd to June 4th, 2017

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What do oysters, doughnuts, and Prince have in common? They all play a major role in making the first weekend of June EPIC. Here’s what we have coming up to eat, hear, see, and do…

Photo above via Go Invade

Friday, June 2nd

Last Crawfish Boil of the Season
The Prytania Bar @ 3445 Prytania St.
6 PM to 9 PM

Our last Crawfish Boil of the season!
First sack hits at 6pm.
$15 All You Can Eat + sides. [via Prytania Bar]




June Under the Moon: National Doughnut Day
City Park @ 1 Palm Dr.
7:30 PM to 10:30 PM

New Orleans City Park is celebrating National Doughnut Day the adult way!
The June Under the Moon party will be a blast! Tell all your friends to meet you at Carousel Gardens for all the rides you can handle for one low price!
This party will bring:
Beers: Blue Moon, Abita Strawberry, The Boot, Miller Lite, Abita Amber
Tito’s Vodka Screwdrivers, breakfast foods, doughnuts, and give-a-ways.
Tickets: $30 per person ahead of time and $40 per person day of event (at noon). Buy your tickets ahead of time as we expect this event to sell out leaving no tickets to be sold at the gates.
Place: Carousel Gardens Amusement Park [via City Park]

Revolution: A Prince Celebration w/ DJ Soul Sister
One Eyed Jacks @ 615 Toulouse St.
10 PM to 2 AM

Party up to ALL PRINCE and PRINCE-RELATED* Jams and B-Sides All Night
(*The Time, Sheila E, Vani-pollonia 6, Madhouse, The Family, Jill Jones, NPG, etc)
+The DMSR Dancers
+ special guest Conga Queen of New Orleans [via DJ Soul Sister]

Tipitina’s Foundation Free Fridays Feat. Billy Iuso & Restless Natives + Noisewater
Tipitina’s @ 501 Napoleon Ave.
10 PM to 2 AM

** Every dollar earned supports protecting & preserving Louisiana’s musical culture [via Tipitina’s]

Saturday, June 3rd through Sunday, June 4th

New Orleans Oyster Festival
Woldenberg Park @ 1 Canal St.
10:30 AM to 8 PM

The New Orleans Oyster Festival will educate the country about the benefits of the Louisiana Gulf Oyster, honor and celebrate the restauranteurs and oyster farmers who have solidified the New Orleans French Quarter’s position as the “Oyster Capital of America,” and help raise funds for “Coastal Restoration.” [via New Orleans Oyster Festival]

Saturday, June 3rd

2017 ELC Urban Farm Bike Ride
Starts at Hollygrove Market & Farm @ 8301 Olive St.
9 AM to 1 PM

It’s time for our 2017 Urban Farm Bike Ride! This is our 5th year doing this collaboration between the Eat Local Challenge, NOLA Social Ride and Why NOLA Farms, and we are excited to announce that we will be starting at Hollygrove Market and Farm and will be visiting a number of urban gardens and farms in the Hollygrove/Pigeon Town/Riverbend area! [via Eat Local Challenge]

In the SoFAB Kitchen with Chef Michael Isolani
Southern Food & Beverage Museum @ 1609 OC Haley Blvd.
1 PM to 2 PM

Join the Southern Food & Beverage Museum for a demonstration from Michael Isolani, Executive Chef of Trinity Restaurant. Trinity features an eclectic menu that pays tribute the amalgamation of ethnicities that contribute to the very unique and easily recognizable flavor of modern New Orleans food culture. The demonstration will be paired with a delicious signature cocktail. The program begins at 1 PM in the Rouses Culinary Innovation Center by Jenn-Air, samples are first come first serve. Free with museum admission. [via SoFAB]

An Evening in the Raw
1210 Touro St.
6 PM to 10 PM

Come and get delighted in a banquet with the fresh flavors of the summer, and kindle the fire of your soul with measureless pleasures. Raw is not a complacent, but an encroachment on the thrill of the original temptation. Concern for your body is not the law but transgression when you eat. The delicate pleasure of the Raw will ravish you at The Milk Fig. Spices and godly liquors will make your companions more comely. Kaya Nicole touches her lyre by the light of incense bearing candles, plus a special intermission from Bailey Lewis. Remember everything in our menu is plant-based, gluten and soy free. Staying away from refined and processed ingredients. [via South of Eden]

Summer Wine Festival
The Shops at Canal Place @ 333 Canal St.
7 PM to 10 PM

Join the French American Chamber of Commerce – Gulf Coast Chapter for the 2017 Summer Wine Festival, themed Vive le Vin, Saturday, June 3, at The Shops at Canal Place! [via FACC] The menu has all the good things!

Sunday, June 4th

Last Ace Sunday Swing – with Ben Polcer and Dance Competition!
Three Keys at Ace Hotel @ 600 Carondelet St.
12 PM to 3 PM

No lie – it’s the last Sunday Swing at the Ace as we know it, so we’re going out with a great band AND a Mix and Match Dance Competition with cash money prize!
12pm AMY & LAURA teach a beginner class
12:30pm AMY & LAURA teach people who can swing out
Come early for contest sign ups- enter, no matter what your partner dance ability; it’s all good! [via Sunday Swing at Ace Hotel New Orleans]


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