NOVEMBER

FRI 1
Newcomb Pottery Tour
Newcomb Art Museum. Learn about the history of the Newcomb enterprise and join a guided tour of the museum’s permanent collection. Noon–1 pm.
Big Easy Con (continues all weekend)
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. New Orleans large popular culture festival with an artist alley, makers market, and more. Tickets start at $10/person. Time varies by day.
AKS Bead and Gem Show (continues all weekend)
Pontchartrain Convention and Civic Center. Browse wholesale beads, jewelry, supplies, gemstones, and more. $5/person. Time varies by day.
November (continues on weekends until November 10)
Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts. Laugh about the main character of this play, a crooked politician, during early November. $35/person. 7:30 pm and 2 pm Sunday matinee.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (repeats on Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays until November 10)
New Orleans Museum of Art. NOLA Project performs a new spin on the classic spooky tale in the sculpture garden for an outdoor, immersive experience. Bring your own seat. $30/person for nonmembers. $25/person for members. 7–9 pm.


SAT 2
Uncorked! A History of Wine in New Orleans
Williams Research Center. Participate in the Historic New Orleans Collection’s culinary series about the history of wine in New Orleans. $60/person for nonmembers. $50/person for members. 10 am–2:30 pm.
Freret Market
Freret St. and Napoleon Ave. Listen to music, check out local food and art vendors, and spend some time outside with friends. 12–4 pm.
Creating Bonsai from Garden Center Stock
City Park. Learn bonsai care basics and create your own bonsai tree. Bring your own apron, bonsai pot, scissors, and garden gloves. Soil, wire, and juniper will be provided. $35/person. 9 am–noon.
Mini Tree Decorating
Michael’s, 2900 S. Claiborne Ave. Buy the miniature tree in store, and the decorating supplies will be provided. 1–3 pm.
Green Wave vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Yulman Stadium. Support Tulane Green Wave football as they take on the Golden Hurricanes at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com. Tickets start at $25/person.


TUES 5
Margaret Wilkerson Sexton Book Signing
Octavia Books. National Book Award nominee visits in support of her new novel “The Revisioners.” 6 pm.
UNO Privateers vs. Spring Hill Badgers
UNO Lakefront Arena. Cheer on the Privateer men as they take on the Badgers in basketball. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 7 pm.
Chef Susan Spicer in the Kitchen in the Garden
City Park. Enjoy a fresh-cooked, three-course meal from Chef Susan Spicer paired with wine. $95/person. 6–9 pm.
Dear Evan Hansen (repeats daily until November 10)
Saenger Theatre. One of Broadway’s newer and most successful plays is coming to New Orleans for a limited run. Ticket prices vary. Showtimes vary by day.
Green Wave vs. Jackson State Tigers
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Support Tulane Green Wave women’s basketball as they take on the Tigers at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com.


WED 6
Songs that Won the War (repeats every Wednesday)
National World War II Museum. Listen as the Victory Belles bring back the songs that inspired the troops during the war. Lunch included with ticket. $42.99/person for nonmembers. $2 discount for members. 11:45 am–1:45 pm.
Lagniappe Lunch (repeats every other week)
Hermann-Grima House. Bring your lunch and questions to this group that provides a break during the week. Water provided. Donations welcome. 11:30 am–1 pm.
Chef Mike Friedman and Dan Stein in the Kitchen in the Garden
City Park. Drink beer and learn to make pizzas complete with proper dough tossing from Mike Friedman of Pizza Delicious and Dan Stein of Stein’s Deli. $40/person. 6–8 pm.
Green Wave vs. Southeastern Louisiana Lions
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Support Tulane Green Wave men’s basketball as they take on the Lions at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com.


THURS 7
Exhibit Opening with Artist Talk
Longue Vue House and Gardens. Learn about Longue Vue’s newest exhibition “Overgrowth” from artist in residence Hannah Chalew and guest artists. 5:30–7 pm.


FRI 8
Victory Ball
National World War II Museum. Experience an evening dedicated to the service of veterans and servicemembers. Cocktails, dinner, and music fill the evening. 1940s attire and uniforms are welcome. Discounts available for servicemembers and veterans. Ticket prices vary. 7–10 pm.
Gretna Green Fever
Timberlane Country Club, 1 Timberlane Drive, Gretna. Travel back to the 80’s during this golf tournament hosted at Timberlane. Registration costs vary. Registration begins at 8 am.
Creativity, Humor, and Altered States at Improv New Orleans
Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, Loyola University. Fill the evening with laughter at this improv event featuring environmentalist Michael Pollan and ethnobotanist Mark Plotkin. Book signing after the event. $15/person. 7:30–9:30 pm.
Pelicans vs. Toronto Raptors
Smoothie King Center. Cheer on the Pels as they take on the 2019 NBA Finals Championship team the Toronto Raptors. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 7 pm.
Super Plant Sale (repeats on Saturday)
City Park. Browse and shop from Louisiana super plants provided by LSU’s Agricultural center. 10 am–4 pm.


SAT 9
Sketching in the Courtyard
Hermann-Grima House. Local artist Sarah Nelson leads drawing time in the courtyard for artists of all levels of experience. Materials and refreshments provided. Guests are welcome to bring their own tools. $25/person nonmembers. $20/person members. 10 am–noon.
Piety in Exile Market
New Orleans Healing Center. Browse arts, crafts, and handmade goods from over 50 vendors. Live music and food also available. 11 am–4 pm.
Michael Tisserand at Improv New Orleans
Freeman Auditorium, Tulane University. Share an evening with renowned cartoonist Jules Feiffer and local author Michael Tisserand. $15/person. 7–9 pm.
YMCA Corporate Cup 5K
YMCA of Greater New Orleans, Metairie. Support YMCA Education Services for adult literacy programs by participating in this race. Registration prices increase closer to race day. 7 am.
Veteran’s Keepsake Box
Home Depot, 1100 S. Claiborne Ave. Prepare for Veteran’s Day with this workshop to build a box to hold dog tags, military patches, challenge coins, and more. Buy your supplies to complete the craft in store with associate assistance. 10–11:30 am.
DIY Christmas Ornament
Michael’s, 2900 S. Claiborne Ave. Buy the small plastic ornament and decorating supplies will be provided. 1–3 pm.


SUN 10
Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons
Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Cheer on the Saints as they take on NFC South rival the Falcons. Ticket prices vary. Kickoff at noon.


MON 11
Knit-In at the Museum
National World War II Museum. Knit scarves and other crafts for veterans while enjoying light refreshments and conversation with fellow knitters. Noon–3 pm.
Pelicans vs. Houston Rockets
Smoothie King Center. Cheer on the Pels as they take on the Rockets. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 7 pm.


TUES 12
UNO Privateers vs. Pensacola Christian College Eagles
UNO Lakefront Arena. Cheer on the Privateer women as they take on the Eagles in basketball. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 11 am.
Holiday Wreath Making Workshop
City Park. Join Stephen Sonnier of Dunn and Sonnier Antiques in the kitchen in the garden to learn how to make a holiday wreath. $80/person. 6–8 pm.
Green Wave vs. Jackson State Tigers
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Support Tulane Green Wave men’s basketball as they take on the Tigers at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com.


WED 13
Debauchery
Southern Rep Theatre Lagniappe Stage. Experience New Orleans’ only live soap opera about a local family. $10/person. 7:30 pm.
Miki Pfeffer Book Signing
Octavia Books. Learn about local history in Miki Pfeffer’s new book “A New Orleans Author in Mark Twain’s Court: Letters from Grace King’s New England Sojourns.” 6 pm.
Exploring the Diaspora: Benin Republic
Ashe Cultural Arts Center. Learn about the culture, customs, and race in the Benin Republic from Tulane University Ph.D. student Sarah M. Reynolds. 4–6 pm.
German Influence on Louisiana Foodways
Cita Dennis Hubbell Library. Director of the Food and Beverage Museum Jennie Merills traces the history of German influence on the development of Louisiana cuisine and beverages. 6:30–8 pm.
Gallery Talk with Curatorial Fellow Brian Piper
New Orleans Museum of Art. View and discuss a seven year photo documentary of the wetlands in the collection titled “Tina Freeman: Lamentations.” Free for Louisiana residents. Noon–1 pm.
Just Trust Elvis Costello and the Imposters
Saenger Theatre. English pop/rock musician Elvis Costello crosses the pond for an American tour. Ticket prices vary. Show starts at 8 pm.


THURS 14
Tiffany Window Tour
Newcomb Art Museum. Take a guided tour of the Tiffany windows on Tulane University’s uptown campus. Limited to 20 people. Noon–1 pm.
Pelicans vs. L.A. Clippers
Smoothie King Center. Cheer on the Pels as they take on the Clippers. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 7 pm.
Tigerama
Saenger Theatre. Show your LSU pride at this event featuring the Golden Band, LSU Wind Ensemble, the Golden Girls and the Wind Ensemble. Tickets start at $20/person. 7 pm.
Green Wave vs. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Support Tulane Green Wave women’s basketball as they take on the Blue Raiders at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com.


FRI 15
The Music of David Bowe
Mahalia Jackson Theater. Relive the music of David Bowe as performed by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. Ticket prices vary. 7:30 pm.
The Comedy Zone (repeats on Saturday)
Teatro Wego, Westwego. Enjoy an evening of comedy from the nation’s largest comedy network. $20/person. 7:30 pm.
Odyssey Ball
New Orleans Museum of Art. Celebrate NOMA in a night of unparalleled elegance at its annual ball and fundraiser the Odyssey. Ticket prices vary. 7 pm.


SAT 16
Dine and Dance with the Victory Swing Orchestra
National World War II Museum. Celebrate the big bands of the World War II era with the music of the Victory Swing Orchestra. Dinner available for purchase with tickets. Ticket prices vary. 6–8:30 pm.
Cruise Night
Brewster’s Restaurant and Lounge, Chalmette. Join the Antique Auto Club of St. Bernard at their final antique car and truck event of the year. 7–10 pm.
Mindful Eating: Integrate Presence into Every Bite
Wild Lotus Yoga Downtown, New Orleans Healing Center. Learn techniques to truly appreciate all the food you eat. Light snacks provided. $25/person. 10 percent discount for members. 2:30–4:30 pm.
An Evening of Mantra Music
Wild Lotus Yoga Downtown, New Orleans Healing Center. Join in ancient mantras performed in various styles by Sean Johnson and The Wild Lotus Band. 7–9:30 pm.
Water Lantern Festival
City Park. Experience a night of peaceful reflecting and beautiful lighted lanterns. Ticket prices increase closer to the day of the event. 4–11 pm.
Christmas Tree Stand Box
Home Depot, 1100 S. Claiborne Ave. Switch it up this year and make a box stand for your Christmas tree instead of a tree skirt. Purchase materials for your project in store and build it with the assistance of store associates. 10–11:30 am.
Green Wave vs. Northwestern State Demons
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Support Tulane Green Wave men’s basketball as they take on the Demons at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com.


SUN 17
Pelicans vs. Golden State Warriors
Smoothie King Center. Cheer on the Pels as they take on the Warriors. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 6 pm.
For King and Country
UNO Lakefront Arena. Inspirational and theatrical duo For King and Country invites an audience to a unique night of music and stories. Ticket prices vary. Show starts at 7 pm.
Green Wave vs. LSU Tigers
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Support Tulane Green Wave women’s basketball as they take on the Tigers at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com.


TUES 19
SHUK Israeli Cookbook Signing
New Orleans Jewish Community Center Uptown. Learn about Israeli cooking from cookbook author and chef Einat Admony and fellow chef Alon Shaya. Free for JCC members. 7 pm.
Pelicans vs. Portland Trail Blazers
Smoothie King Center. Cheer on the Pels as they take on the Trail Blazers. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 7 pm.
Chef Melvin Stovall in the Kitchen in the Garden
City Park. Learn about spicy plants from Dr. Joe Willis of the LSU Agricultural center. Chef Melvin Stovall will cook with the plants to make a vegan Chinese pop-up. A take home dish will be provided. $40/person. 6–8 pm.


WED 20
Shane Leif and John McCusker Book Signing
Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St., New Orleans. Meet the authors of the new book “Jockomo: The Native Roots of Mardi Gras Indians.” 6 pm.


THURS 21
International Conference on World War II (continues until November 23)
National World War II Museum. Scholars from around the world will meet, present, and discuss the pivotal month of 1944 and its effects on the war. Ticket prices vary. Time varies by day.
UNO Privateers vs. Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns
UNO Lakefront Arena. Cheer on the Privateer women as they take on the Ragin’ Cajuns in basketball. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 7 pm.
Light Up Christmas Sign
Home Depot, S. Claiborne Ave. Add some extra light-up Christmas spirit with your own light up Christmas tree sign. Purchase materials for your craft in store and build it with the assistance of store associates. 6:30–8 pm.


FRI 22
Mozart Requiem
Orpheum Theater. Experience an emotional musical journey featuring solo performances and concluding with Mozart’s unfinished piece. Ticket prices vary. 7:30 pm.
Disney’s Frozen Jr. (continues throughout the weekend)
Westwego Performing Arts Theatre, Westwego. Based on the popular Disney film, Jefferson Performing Arts Society Kids perform Frozen Jr. $15/person. Time varies by day.
Celebration in the Oaks Preview Party
City Park. Attend one of the most dazzling parties to kickoff the holiday season. Food, beverages, and live music will enchant the evening with a first glimpse at the lights, train route, and gardens. Holiday cocktail attire required. $100/person in advance or $120/person at the door. 7:30–11 pm.
Pilobolus in Shadowland: The New Adventure
Mahalia Jackson Theater. Experience a new choreographic and thematic story of a young girl coming of age. Tickets start at $35/person. 8 pm.
Green Wave vs. Central Arkansas Bears
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Support Tulane Green Wave women’s basketball as they take on the Bears at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com.


SAT 23
Garden Walk with Hannah and Amy
Longue Vue House and Gardens. Explore Longue Vue’s gardens with director Amy Graham and resident artist Hannah Chalew. $5 suggested donation. 10:30 am–12:30 pm.
Green Wave vs. UCF Knights of Pegasus
Yulman Stadium. Support Tulane Green Wave football as they take on the Knights of Pegasus at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com. Tickets start at $5/person.


SUN 24
Encore: Mozart Requiem
Orpheum Theater. Experience an emotional musical journey featuring solo performances and concluding with Mozart’s unfinished piece. Ticket prices vary. 7:30 pm.
Saints vs. Carolina Panthers
Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Cheer on the Saints as they take on NFC South rival the Panthers. Ticket prices vary. Kickoff at noon.
Green Wave vs. Alabama Crimson Tide
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Support Tulane Green Wave women’s basketball as they take on the Crimson Tide at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com.


MON 25
Lee Alexius Blue Heron Golf Tournament
Money Hill Golf and Country Clu, Abita Springs. Support growth and program expansion of the West St. Tammany Parish YMCA at this golf tournament. Individual registration starts at $150/person. 8:30 am.


WED 27
Pelicans vs. L.A. Lakers
Smoothie King Center. Cheer on the Pels as they take on Anthony Davis and the Lakers. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 8:30 pm.


THURS 28 Happy Thanksgiving 🦃
Turkey Day Race
City Park. Start Thanksgiving Day off with a healthy start by participating in this run to benefit Spina Bifida of Louisiana. Registration fees vary. 7 am.
Green Wave vs. Boston College Eagles
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Support Tulane Green Wave women’s basketball as they take on the Eagles at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com.


FRI 29
UNO Privateers vs. Eureka College Red Devils
UNO Lakefront Arena. Cheer on the Privateer men as they take on the Red Devils in basketball. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at noon.
Scrooge in Rouge (continues on weekends until December 15)
Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, Kenner. Local talents wrote a holiday play, which they will perform. Prepare for a show that takes a new spin on “A Christmas Carol.” Tickets start at $36/person. 7:30 pm and 2 pm Sunday matinee.
Zoo Lights (repeats on select dates throughout December)
Audubon Zoo. Stroll through the zoo decorated for the holidays. $13/person for members or $18/person for nonmembers. $3 discount for purchasing in advance online. 6–9 pm.
Green Wave vs. UNC Charlotte 49ers
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Support Tulane Green Wave women’s basketball as they take on the 49ers at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com.


SAT 30
Art Market
Palmer Park. Browse art and goods while enjoying live music at this monthly market.10 am–4 pm.
Indies First Small Business Saturday
Octavia Books. Get book suggestions and signatures from local authors working at Octavia in support of local bookstores on small business Saturday. 9 am–6 pm.
Bayou Classic
Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Spend all week celebrating in anticipation for this year’s matchup between Grambling State University and Southern University. Tickets start at $16/person. Kickoff at 4 pm.
UNO Privateers vs. Xavier University Musketeers
UNO Lakefront Arena. Cheer on the Privateer men as they take on the Musketeers in basketball. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 6 pm.


DECEMBER

SUN 1
A Merry Canteen Christmas (repeats on select dates throughout December)
National World War II Museum. The Victory Belles share the holiday spirit in song. Ticket prices vary. Discounts available for members. 11:30 am–2 pm.
Pelicans vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
Smoothie King Center. Cheer on the Pels as they take on the Thunder. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 4 pm.
Green Wave vs. Southern University Jaguars
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Support Tulane Green Wave men’s basketball as they take on the Jaguars at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com.


MON 2
Michael Scorsone Presents
East Bank Regional Library. Musician and teacher Michael Scorsone presents young musicians. 7–8:30 pm.


TUES 3
Pelicans vs. Dallas Mavericks
Smoothie King Center. Cheer on the Pels as they take on the Mavericks. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 6:30 pm.


THURS 5
Yuletide Celebration
Pontchartrain Convention and Civic Center. Share the holiday spirit with Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra in their performance of holiday classics featuring local student choirs. Ticket prices vary. 7:30 pm.
Pelicans vs. Phoenix Suns
Smoothie King Center. Cheer on the Pels as they take on the Suns. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 7 pm.


FRI 6
Yuletide Celebration
Columbia Theatre, Hammond. Share the holiday spirit with Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra in their performance of holiday classics featuring local student choirs. Ticket prices vary. 7:30 pm.
A Cultural Celebration (continues all weekend)
Ashe Cultural Arts Center. Honor Ashe Cultural Arts Center co-founder Carol Bebelle with a weekend of activities to promote cultural literacy. Event prices vary. Times vary by day.
Annie (continues on weekends until December 15)
Jefferson Performing Arts Center, Metairie. Experience the heartwarming story of little orphan Annie as performed by the Jefferson Performing Arts Society. Tickets start at $20/person. Time varies by day.


SAT 7
Freret Market
Freret St. and Napoleon Ave. Listen to music, check out local food and art vendors, and spend some time outside with friends. 12–4 pm.
Ringing in the Arts
Gretna Market, Gretna. Stroll through displays of over thirty art vendors, listen to live music, and enjoy refreshments to ring in the holidays. 5–9 pm.
Celebration in the Oaks Run/Walk
City Park. Race in the holiday season with a 2-mile run followed with hot cocoa, pictures with Santa, holiday costume contest, and more. Registration prices increase closer to race day. 2–4:30 pm.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live!
Mahalia Jackson Theater. The television show takes the stage in this touring play. Tickets start at $39/person. 8 pm.
Green Wave vs. South Alabama Jaguars
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Support Tulane Green Wave women’s basketball as they take on the Jaguars at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com.
Krewe of Jingle
Downtown New Orleans. Get in the holiday spirit with New Orleans annual Christmas parade. 1 pm.


SUN 8
Yuletide Celebration
Slidell Municipal Auditorium, Slidell. Share the holiday spirit with Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra in their performance of holiday classics featuring local student choirs. Ticket prices vary. 7:30 pm.
Saints vs. San Francisco 49ers
Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Cheer on the Saints as they take on the 49ers. Ticket prices vary. Kickoff at noon.


MON 9
Piatigorsky Concert
East Bank Regional Library. Enjoy a tribute concert to the music of cellist Gregor Piatigorsky. Free. 7–8:30 pm.
Pelicans vs. Detroit Pistons
Smoothie King Center. Cheer on the Pels as they take on the Pistons. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 7 pm.


TUES 10
Author Night with John McCusker
Cita Dennis Hubbell Library. Listen to John McCusker discuss his book “Jockomo: The Native Roots of the Mardi Gras Indians” and view photos related to the book’s content. 6:30–8 pm.
Morris Bart Sr. Lecture Series
New Orleans Jewish Community Center Uptown. Learn about the current state of the environment from Tulane Environmental Law Clinic supervising attorney Corinne VanDalen. Free for JCC members. $10/person for nonmembers. 11:45 am–1:30 pm.
Curated Conversations with Carl Joe Williams
Ogden Museum of Southern Art. Learn from different artist collective members in each installation of Ogden’s newest series “Curated Conversations.” This event speaks with Carl Joe Williams. 6–7 pm.


WED 11
New Orleans Saxophone Choir
East Bank Regional Library. The six musicians of the New Orleans Saxophone choir perform holiday tunes and popular music. 7–8:30 pm.
Artist’s Perspective: Photographer Lily Brooks
New Orleans Museum of Art. View and discuss the seven year photo documentary “Tina Freeman: Lamentations” with photographer Lily Brooks. Free for Louisiana residents. Noon–1 pm.


THURS 12
Ken Veca Big Band
East Bank Regional Library. Listen to songs from the golden age of big bands and contemporary songs as played by Ken Veca Big Band. 2–4 pm.


FRI 13
Cher: Here We Go Again Tour
Smoothie King Center. Cher tours with Nile Rodgers and CHIC in support of her recent album “ABBA.” Ticket prices vary. 8 pm.


SAT 14
Holiday Spectacular
Mahalia Jackson Theater. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra pairs up with the 610 Stompers for a memorable night of holiday music. Ticket prices vary. 7:30 pm.
UNO Privateers vs. Williams Baptist Eagles
UNO Lakefront Arena. Cheer on the Privateer men as they take on the Eagles in basketball. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 6 pm.
UNO Privateers vs. Tougaloo College Bulldogs
UNO Lakefront Arena. Cheer on the Privateer women as they take on the Bulldogs in basketball. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 4 pm.
Lights on the Lake Holiday Bash
New Canal Lighthouse. Celebrate the holidays and the beauty of Lake Pontchartrain during this event. Price and time TBD.


SUN 15
Pelicans vs. Orlando Magic
Smoothie King Center. Cheer on the Pels as they take on the Magic. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 2:30 pm.
Hats and Horses Gala
1751 Gentilly Blvd. Support the Autism Community of New Orleans at the races. Individual tickets start at $50/person. 1–4 pm.


MON 16
American Legion Post 350 Band
East Bank Regional Library. Listen to a variety of tunes performed by the American Legion Post 350 Band. Free. 7–8:30 pm.
Saints vs. Indianapolis Colts
Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Cheer on the Saints as they take on the Colts. Ticket prices vary. Kickoff at 7:15 pm.
Green Wave vs. Alcorn State A’s
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Support Tulane Green Wave men’s basketball as they take on the A’s at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com.


TUES 17
Pelicans vs. Brooklyn Nets
Smoothie King Center. Cheer on the Pels as they take on the Nets. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 7 pm.


WED 18
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Smoothie King Center. Spread some holiday cheer with the multi-platinum progressive rock group during their winter tour. Ticket prices vary. Show starts at 7:30 pm.
UNO Privateers vs. Abilene Christian University Wildcats
UNO Lakefront Arena. Cheer on the Privateer men as they take on the Wildcats in basketball. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 7 pm.


THURS 19
Baroque Christmas
Orpheum Theatre. Enjoy holiday classics performed by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra including Bach and Handel compositions. Ticket prices vary. 7:30 pm.


FRI 20
NPS Arrowhead Band Presents Holiday Celebration
New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park. Celebrate the holidays in New Orleans style with the NPS Arrowhead Jazz Band’s holiday performance. Noon–1 pm.
Green Wave vs. Texas Southern Tigers
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Support Tulane Green Wave women’s basketball as they take on the Tigers at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com.
NOLA ChristmasFest (continues daily until the end of the month)
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Experience a holiday winter wonderland complete with Kringle Carousel, Winter Whirl, Snowy Summit Climbing Wall, and more. $20/person weekdays or $25/person weekends. Times vary by day.


SAT 21
Piety in Exile Holiday Market
New Orleans Healing Center. Browse a special edition of the Piety in Exile market during the holiday season. Live music and food also available. 11 am–4 pm.
Great Southern Gun and Knife Show (continues on December 22)
Pontchartrain Convention and Civic Center. Visit the gun and knife show when it comes to New Orleans for the weekend. $10/person. Time varies by day.
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Watch a college football bowl game live in the dome as the championship teams from the Sunbelt Conference and Conference USA play for the title. Ticket prices vary. Kickoff at 8 pm.
UNO Privateers vs. Sam Houston State University Bearkats
UNO Lakefront Arena. Cheer on the Privateer women as they take on the Bearkats in basketball. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 2 pm.
The Nutcracker (continues on December 22)
Jefferson Performing Arts Center, Metairie. Attend the classic holiday ballet “The Nutcracker” as performed by Jefferson Performing Arts Society. Tickets start at $20/person. 2 pm.
Green Wave vs. Colorado Buffalo
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Support Tulane Green Wave women’s basketball as they take on the Buffalo at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com.


WED 25 Happy Holidays


SAT 28
Pelicans vs. Indiana Pacers
Smoothie King Center. Cheer on the Pels as they take on the Pacers. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 6 pm.
UNO Privateers vs. North Dakota Fighting Hawks
UNO Lakefront Arena. Cheer on Privateer women as they take on the Fighting Hawks in basketball. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 11 am.


SUN 29
Pelicans vs. Houston Rockets
Smoothie King Center. Cheer on the Pels as they take on the Rockets. Ticket prices vary. Tipoff at 7 pm.


MON 30
Green Wave vs. Georgia Southern Eagles
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Support Tulane Green Wave women’s basketball as they take on the Eagles at home. For more information, visit tulanegreenwave.com.


TUES 31
New Year’s Eve at BB’s Stage Door Canteen
National World War II Museum. Ring in the new year with live music, drinks, chocolate buffet, dancing, and a four-course dinner. Vintage glam attire preferred. No jeans allowed entry. $194.99/person. $10 discount for members. 9 pm–1 am.

 

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