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September

20  Northshore Chowdown: Taco Takeover. Proceeds benefit the Louisiana Restaurant Association’s Education Foundation. Maison Lafitte, 402 Lafitte St, Mandeville. $30. lra.org.

20-23  Burlesque Festival. Sultry showcases of burlesque performers from around the world. (504) 975-7425. neworleansburlesquefest.com.

21  Excelencia Gala. Presented by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana. Dinner, dancing, silent auction and more. Intercontinental New Orleans, 444 St Charles Ave. 7-12:30pm. $150. (504) 885-4262. business.hccl.biz.

21  Martini Madness. Friends of City Park presents Martini Madness featuring 25 of unique martinis and cuisine from New Orleans’ top restaurants. Arbor Room and Popp Fountain, City Park. (504) 483-9376. friendsofcitypark.com. 

21, 24  J’Envie & E.L.I. Stock Event. Ballin’s LTD, 806 E Boston, Covington. (985) 892-0025. ballinsltd.com.

22  NOLA on Tap. The largest beer festival in the region with live music, 400+ local, national and homebrewed beers, , food, contests, dog-friendly, shopping, non-beer drinks and games. Benefiting Louisiana SPCA. New Orleans City Park Festival Grounds. 12-7pm. nolaontap.org. 

22  Taylor Swift. Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Sugar Bowl Dr. 7pm. mbsuperdome.com/events.

22-23  National Fried Chicken Fest. Fried chicken, live music and Raising Canes. Woldenberg Park, 1 Canal St, New Orleans. 11am-9pm. friedchickenfestival.com.

23  Paint Your Pet. Following the Mardi Cause Dog Spa mobile groomer ribbon cutting, join Mardi Cause and Painting with a Twist for a pet portrait painting class to benefit Dante’s Hope East. Ribbon cutting pre-party, 11:30am-12:30pm; painting, 1-4pm. (844) 41-GROOM.

23  2018 Sunday at Emeril’s. LSUHSC Foundation Department of Psychiatry XXII dinner honoring Dana Hansel and Anne Redd. Emeril’s, 800 Tchoupitoulas, New Orleans. Cocktail attire. 5:30pm. give.lsuhealthfoundation.org.

24  Parker Smith Jeans Trunk Show. Ballin’s LTD, 806 E Boston, Covington. (985) 892-0025. ballinsltd.com.

26-Oct 7  Aladdin. A part of the 2018-19 Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans season. Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St. broadwayinneworleans.com.

27  Open House. Preschool through 7th Grade. Cedarwood School, 607 Heavens Dr, Mandeville. 9am. (985) 845-7111. cedarwoodschool.com.

28  Color For A Cure. Benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association. H2O Salon, 3908 Hwy 22, Mandeville. (985) 951-8166. h2osalonnorthshore.com.

28  Columbia Street Block Party. Downtown Covington. 6:30-9:30pm. Free. (985) 892-1873. 

28-Oct 13  A My Name is Alice. Cutting Edge Theater, 767 Robert Blvd, Slidell. (985) 649-3727. cuttingedgetheater.com. 

28-Oct 14  Twelfth Night. Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Dr. (985) 643-0556. slidelllittletheatre.org.

29  Emery Clark Exhibition Opening. On view until Oct. 27. Christwood Atrium Gallery, 100 Christwood Blvd, Covington. 4:30-6:30pm. christwoodrc.com/art-gallery-exhibits.  

October

1-6Constructing the Break. 29 regional artists look to the intersection of the body with the landscape. Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St. cacno.org.

1-7 Peg Usner’s Impressions: New Orleans, Northshore and Beyond. Reception, Oct 6, 4-7pm. Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Rd. longuevue.com.

1-27  Emery Clark Exhibition. Christwood Atrium Gallery, 100 Christwood Blvd, Covington. christwoodrc.com/art-gallery-exhibits.  

1-Nov 3  Thirty New Orleans Artists. New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave. Free. neworleanshealingcenter.org.

1-Dec 21  EMPIRE. Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane, 6823 St. Charles Ave. newcombartmuseum.tulane.edu.

2  Ronald McDonald House Charities Golf Classic. Lunch, drinks, silent auction, gift bags and more. TPC Louisiana, 11001 Lapalco Blvd, Avondale. Registration, 11:30am; shotgun start, 1pm. (504) 486-6668. golf.rmhc-sla.org.

3-7  St. Tammany Parish Fair. Rodeo, rides, music, crafts, pageant, livestock shows and more. St. Tammany Parish Fairgrounds, 1304 N Columbia St, Covington. sttammanyparishfair.info.

3, 10, 17, 24, 31  Covington Farmers Market. Covington Trailhead, 419 N New Hampshire. 10am-2pm. covingtonfarmersmarket.org.

4  The Gala. An unforgettable evening of circus-style entertainment, auctions, games and delicious food and drinks benefitting patients and families of St. Tammany Cancer Center. Southern Hotel. sthfoundation.org/thegala.

4, 11, 18, 25  Rockin’ the Rails. Covington Trailhead, 419 N New Hampshire St. 5-7:30pm. covla.com.

3  Staying Alive. To benefit NAMI New Orleans. 70s-themed disco dance party hosted by Women’s Council of Realtors New Orleans Metropolitan Network. Dancing, music, open bar and local cuisine. Southport Hall, 200 Monticello Ave, Jefferson. 6-9pm. In advance, $65; at door, $75. wcr.org.

4  Women’s Business Alliance: Messina’s at the Terminal. New Orleans Chamber of Commerce. Network over cocktails, exclusive to the women of the Chamber. 6001 Stars and Stripes Blvd. 5-7pm. neworleanschamber.org.

5  Kelly Kicking Cancer Gala. Music, open bar, comedian Marvin Lee, silent auction, buffet and more. Proceeds go to advanced brain cancer research. Fleur de Lis Event Center, 1645 N Causeway Blvd, Mandeville. 7-10pm. Tickets, $55; couple, $100; exclusive table of 8, $500. (844) 200-KICK. kellykickingcancer.org.

5  St. Jude in the Big Easy. Cocktails, dinner, music, auctions and patient speaker. Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins Blvd, New Orleans. Patron party, 6:30-8pm. Main event, 8-11pm. stjude.org/neworleans.

5  St. Paul’s Alumni Golf Tournament. stpauls.com.

5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28  The Myrtles Halloween Experience. The Myrtles Plantation, 7747 Hwy 61, St. Francisville. (225) 635-6277. stfrancisvillefestivals.com.

5, 12, 19, 26  “Legacies for All” Estate Planning Day. Schedule time for a legacy/estate plan, which includes a will, power of attorney and living will. Christie Tournet & Associates, 1795 W Causeway App, Suite 103A, Mandeville. 10:30am-2:30pm. $500. (985) 951-2177. 

6  Art for Art’s Sake. Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St. 6-9pm. cacno.org.

6  Buddy Walk. Presented by the Down Syndrome Association of Great New Orleans. Shrine on Airline, 6000 Airline Dr. 9am-3pm. dsagno.org.

6  Mary, Queen of Peace Fleur de Fall Gala. Beau Chêne Country Club, 602 N Beau Chêne Dr, Mandeville. maryqueenofpeace.org.

6  Operation Life 5K. Presented by North Oaks Health System and LOPA. Run for life and raise awareness about the power of organ and tissue donation. Cate Square Park, Hammond. 8am. northoaks.org.

6  Oxtoberfest. Second annual beerfest celebrating a German classic with a Covington twist. Benefiting the Boys & Girls Club in Covington. Downtown Covington. oxtoberfest.org.

6  Play it Safe. Presented by North Oaks Health System and community partners. Free event teaches everyone how to play it safe at home, on the road and during sports/outdoor adventures. Cate Square Park, Hammond. 10am-1pm. northoaks.org.

6  Unity in the Community. BBQ cookoff, carnival games, Abita root beer floats, face painting and more. Abita Brewery Beer Garden, 20184 Hwy 36, Covington. 11am-4pm. gnoproperty.com.

6-Nov 17  Selections from the New Orleans Museum of Art. St. Tammany Art Association, 320 N Columbia St, Covington. (985) 892-8650. sttammanyartassociation.org.

6, 13, 20, 27  Camellia City Farmers Market. 1808 Front St, Slidell. 8am-12pm. camelliacitymarket.org. 

6, 13, 20, 27  Covington Farmers Market. 609 N Columbia St. 8am-12pm. covingtonfarmersmarket.org.

6, 13, 20, 27  Mandeville Trailhead Market. 675 Lafitte St. 9am-1pm. mandevilletrailheadmarket.com.

7  Kelsey Bradley Favrot Memorial 5K. Benefitting the LSU Department of Neurosurgery’s Brain Tumor Center. Audubon Park, Shelter Bldg. #10, 6500 Magazine St, New Orleans. Half-mile run/walk, 8am; 5K run/walk, 8:30am. (504) 340-6976. kelseysgoal.com.

7, 14, 21, 28  Abita Springs Art and Farmers Market. Trailhead Park. 12-4pm. townofabitasprings.com/farmers-market.

7, 14, 21, 28  Angola Prison Rodeo & Craft Show. 17544 Tunica Tr, Angola. Gates, 9am; rodeo, 2pm. (225) 655-2060. angolarodeo.com.

9  Open House. Northlake Christian School, 70104 Wolverine Dr, Covington. (985) 635-0508. northlakechristian.org.

9, 23  Shadow Days. St. Paul’s School, 917 S Jahncke Ave, Covington. 1pm. RSVP, (985) 892-3200. stpauls.com.

10  Spice Up the Holidays. Inspirational Ladies’ Luncheon and Christmas Shopping Event sponsored by the Mandeville-Covington Christian Women Connection. St. Anthony’s Gardens, 601 Holy Trinity Dr, Covington. 10:30am-2pm. Tickets, $16. Tickets available until Oct 4 at Deluca’s Fine Jewelry, (985) 892-2317. cmcwc.com.

10  Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Meeting. Held the second Wednesday of every month for stroke survivors, caregivers, family and friends. Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, 19055 Kane Ln, Covington. 5:30-6:30pm. lakeviewregional.com.

11  Shadow Day. Northlake Christian School, 70104 Wolverine Dr, Covington. (985) 635-0508. northlakechristian.org.

11-14  Julie Vos Jewelry Trunk Show. Southern Hotel, 428 E Boston St, Covington. 11am-6pm. southernhotel.com.

12  Northlake Newcomers Club Luncheon and Game Day. Beau Chêne Country Club, 602 N Beau Chêne Dr, Mandeville. Doors open, 10am; games, 10:30am. Members, $16; guests, $19. northlakenewcomers.com.

12-13  Julie Vos Jewelry and A.R.T.E. Trunk Show. Ballin’s LTD. ballinsltd.com.

12-14  WWII Air, Sea & Land Festival. New Orleans Lakefront Airport, 6001 Stars and Stripes Blvd. 9am-5pm. airsealandfest.com.

12-26  Degas Pastel Society National Juried Exhibition. Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E Thomas St. (985) 542-7113. hammondarts.org.

13  Fall for Art. Dozens of artists, live music, food and more. Downtown Covington. (985) 892-8650. sttammanyartassociation.org.

13  Great Strides. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Louisiana Chapter walk. John Slidell Park, 105 Robert Blvd. (504) 455-5194. cff.org.

13-14  2018 Wooden Boat Festival. Presented by the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum. Over one hundred classic boats, hundreds of spectator boats, and wooden boat and music enthusiasts. Great food, live music, children’s activities, arts and crafts, classic car cruise-in, and the Quick ‘n Dirty Boat Building Contest. Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum, 133 Mabel Dr, Madisonville. 10am-6pm. woodenboatfest.org.

13-14  The Music of Rodgers and Hart. Performed by the Northlake Performing Arts Society. Fuhrmann Auditorium, 128 W 23rd, Covington. (985) 276-9335. npas.info.

16  Power Breakfast. New Orleans Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored by Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company. 1515 Poydras St, 5th Floor Auditorium. 8-9:30am. Members, free; nonmembers, $10. neworleanschamber.org.

16  WYES Season of Good Tastes. Each course paired with wine. Proceeds benefit WYES. Trinity Restaurant, 1117 Decatur. 6:30pm. wyes.org/events.

16, 23, 30  Tuesday Tours. Age 1-Grade 4 at Academy of the Sacred Heart. 8:30-10am. RSVP, (504) 269-1213. ashrosary.org.

17  Grades 5-12 Open House. Academy of the Sacred Heart. 5-7pm. RSVP, (504) 269-1213. ashrosary.org.

17-25  New Orleans Film Festival. Various locations. neworleansfilmsociety.org.

18  Kenner Food & Wine Event. Chateau Golf and County Club, 3600 Chateau Blvd. (504) 467-1351. chateaugolf.net.

18-20  Cordani Shoes, Simon Sebbag Jewelry and Laggo Handbags. Ballin’s LTD, 806 E Boston, Covington. (985) 892-0025. ballinsltd.com.

19-20  Southern Garden Symposium. Workshops and more. Afton Villa Gardens, 9047 Hwy 61, and Hemingbough, 10591 Beach Rd, St. Francisville. (225) 635-3738. southerngardensymposium.org.

19-21  Festival of the Lake. Live music, food, games and craft show. Our Lady of the Lake Parish, 312 Lafitte St, Mandeville. Fri, 5-10pm; Sat, 11am-10pm, and Sun, 11am-4pm. Free admission. festivalofthelake.com.

19-27  BIOHAZZARD Rocky Horror. Cutting Edge Theater, 767 Robert Blvd, Slidell. (985) 649-3727. cuttingedgetheater.com. 

19-Nov 4  The Seafarer. Playmakers, Inc, 19106 Playmakers Rd, Covington. playmakersinc.com.

20  30th Annual Monster Mash. Live music by Bag of Donuts, trick-or-treating, kids activities and more to benefit the St. Tammany Parish Hospital Parenting Center. Make reservations for the Princess & Pirate! Bogue Falaya Park, Covington. 10am-3pm. (985) 898-4435. stph.org/monstermash.

20  Abita Springs Opry. Chris Talley and the Three Rivers Cooperative, The Slick Skillet Serenaders, The Affordable Bluegrass Act and The Cotton Mouth Kings. Abita Springs Town Hall, 22161 Level St. (985) 892-0711. abitaopry.org.

20  Dance Theatre of Harlem. Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St. (504) 522-0996. nobadance.com.

20  O What A Night!  Presented by the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. (504) 539-9650. ogdenmuseum.org.

21  Harvest Cup Polo Classic. A day of polo, cuisine, drinks and music presented by the Junior League of Greater Covington. Summergrove Farm, 16191 Hwy 40, Folsom. Rain date Oct. 28. harvestcuppolo.com.

21  High School Open House. Grades 8-12. Christ Episcopal School, 80 Christwood Blvd, Covington. 1pm. (985) 871-9902 ext 270. christepiscopalschool.org. 

21 LIVEWELL Fest. Jefferson Chamber of Commerce. Live music by The Bright Light Social Hour, Kristin Diable and Aaron Benjamin, drop-in workout classes and entertainment for all ages with the Kids Zone. Lafreniere Park. 10am-4pm. jeffersonchamber.org.

22-28  Crescent City Chamber Music Festival. Outreach/mission-centric event presented by Artistic Director Luke Fleming. Various locations. crescentcitychambermusicfestival.com.

23  Uncommon Exchange: Sound. A dialogue between Joel Dinerstein, the Clark Chair of American Civilization at Tulane University and Dr. Renata Durães Ribeiro, AAUW Fellow in Tulane’s Department of Ecology
and Evolutionary Biology. Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane, 6823 St Charles. newcombartmuseum.tulane.edu.

24  Early Childhood Open House. Ages 3-Kindergarten. Christ Episcopal School, 120 S New Hampshire St, Covington. 9:30am. (985) 892-9156. christepiscopalschool.org.

24  Lambeth House Foundation Toasts the Tricentennial Gala. Presented by Guardian Angel Hospice. Lambeth House, 150 Broadway St. 6-8:30pm. lambethhouse.com.

24  Sippin’ in the Courtyard. Maison Dupuy Hotel, 1001 Toulouse St. 5-8pm. maisondupuy.com.

25  Open House. Preschool through 7th Grade. Cedarwood School, 607 Heavens Dr, Mandeville. 9am. (985) 845-7111. cedarwoodschool.com.

25  Ursuline Academy High School Open House. 2635 State St. 4-6pm. (504) 861-1106. uanola.org.

26  Ursuline Academy Childhood/Elementary Open House. 2635 State St. 8:30-10am. (504) 861-1106. uanola.org.

26  Business and Breakfast. Jefferson Chamber of Commerce. Comfort Inn & Suites Metairie, 2601 Severn Ave. 7:45-9:30am. Members, $10; nonmembers, $20. jeffersonchamber.org.

26-31  The Rocky Horror Show. 30 by Ninety Theatre, 880 Lafayette St, Mandeville. 30byNinety.com.

27  BOO Fest. ACCESS and Lakeview Regional invite children of all abilities to enjoy trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating, costume contests and more. Proceeds benefit children with disabilities and their families. Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd, Covington. 10am-3pm; special needs families early entry, 9am. $2 per person. accesslouisiana.org. 

27  Deo Gratias. Entertainment, silent auction and dinner prepared by award-winning Chef John Folse. Proceeds from Deo Gratias go toward the formation and education of the next generation of church leaders through Saint Joseph Seminary College. Saint Joseph Abbey, 75376 River Rd, Covington. Vespers with the Benedictine monks, 6pm; outdoor gala, 7-10pm. (985) 867-2284. sjasc.edu.

27  Open House. St. Paul’s School, 917 S Jahncke Ave, Covington. 1pm. (985) 892-3200. stpauls.com.

27  Deo Gratias. Entertainment, silent auction and dinner prepared by award-winning Chef John Folse. Proceeds from Deo Gratias go toward the formation and education of the next generation of church leaders through Saint Joseph Seminary College. Saint Joseph Abbey, 75376 River Rd, Covington. Vespers with the Benedictine monks, 6pm; outdoor gala, 7-10pm. (985) 867-2284. sjasc.edu.

27-28  Yellow Leaf Arts Festival. Parker Park, Commerce St, St. Francisville, La. (225) 635-3665. stfrancisvillefestivals.com.

28  Milne Fall Festival. Game, hayrides, music, face painting, trick-or-treating and more. Milneburg, 1065 Milne Crl, Covington. 12-4pm. $5 admission. milneds.org.

November

1-25  Landscapes.  Exhibition at Delgado Fine Arts Gallery, Isaac Delgado Hall, 615 City Park Ave. (504) 671-6363.

1-2  Beth DePass Trunk Show. Ballin’s LTD, New Orleans.  ballinsltd.com.

1-2  Essence of Style Design Symposium. Luncheon and reception featuring Mast Florist Lewis Miller. Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Rd. longuevue.com/symposium.

1-3  Thirty New Orleans Artists. New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave. Free. neworleanshealingcenter.org.

1-17  Selections from the New Orleans Museum of Art. St. Tammany Art Association, 320 N Columbia St, Covington. (985) 892-8650. sttammanyartassociation.org.

1-Dec 21  EMPIRE. Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane, 6823 St. Charles Ave. newcombartmuseum.tulane.edu.

2  La Fete 292 Gala. Ursuline Academy, 2635 State St. 8-11pm. (504) 861-1106. uanola.org.

2-30  Marcia Holmes’ Frequented Paths: Reflections from Cote d’Azur. Opening reception, Nov 2, 6-8pm. Degas Gallery, 604 Julia St. (504) 826-9744.

3  Sugar Plum Fairy Tea Party. Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, 875 Beach Blvd, Biloxi. beaurivage.com.

6, 8  Tuesday Tours. Age 1-Grade 4 at Academy of the Sacred Heart. 8:30-10am. RSVP, (504) 269-1213. ashrosary.org.

8  New Orleans International Wine Awards. Over 100 different wines from around the world. Various locations. nolainternationalwine.com.

9-10  Ronen Chen Fall Stock Event and Spring Trunk Show. Ballin’s LTD, New Orleans. ballinsltd.com.

10  FORESTival: A Celebration of Art and Nature. Family-friendly day with artist presentations, guided walks and more. A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd. 11am-5pm. astudiointhewoods.org.

10-11  Lilly’s 60th Birthday Anniversary Launch. Palm Village, A Signature Lilly Pulitzer Store, 2735 US 190, Mandeville. (985) 778-2547.

10-11 Three Rivers Art Festival. Art, live music, crafts and more. Downtown Covington. threeriversartfestival.com.

13  Open House. Isidore Newman School, 1903 Jefferson Ave. (504) 899-5641. newmanschool.org.

13  Power Lunch. New Orleans Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored by Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company. 1515 Poydras St, 5th Floor Auditorium. 11:30am-1pm. Members, $10; nonmembers, $20. neworleanschamber.org.

13  Uncommon Exchange: Fish. A dialogue between Bruce Sunpie Barnes
of Sunpie and the Louisiana Sunspots and Chef Ryan Prewitt of Peche Seafood Grill. Moderated by Rebecca Snedeker, Clark Executive Director for the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South. Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane, 6823 St Charles. newcombartmuseum.tulane.edu.

14  SOUPer Bowl Gala. Presented by the Salvation Army Great New Orleans Area Command. The Audubon Tea Room. 6-9pm. $175. salvationarmalm.org/nola.

14  WYES Season of Good Tastes. Each course paired with wine. Proceeds benefit WYES. Tommy’s Cuisine, 746 Tchoupitoulas St. 6:30pm. wyes.org/events.

14-18  The Boys Next Door. Delgado Drama Hall, Isaac Delgado Hall, 615 City Park Ave. (504) 671-6616.

16  Business and Breakfast. Jefferson Chamber of Commerce. Bonefish Grill, 4848 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Metairie. 7:45-9:30am. Members, $10; nonmembers, $20. jeffersonchamber.org. 

17  New Orleans Heart Walk. Lasalle Park, 6600 Airline Dr, Metairie. Start, 8am. heart.org.

17  Rach & Bach Gala Concert. A benefit celebrating 100 years of The English Speaking Union. Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way. 7:30pm. lpomusic.com.  rachandbach.com.

17  Whimsie Artists of New Orleans Fall Art Show. City Park Peristyle, 42 Dreyfous Dr. 10am-4pm. facebook.com/WhimsiesArtofNewOrleans.

23-Dec 30  Audubon Zoo Lights. Audubon Zoo Lights presented by Children’s Hospital. auduboninstitute.org.

23-Jan 1  Celebration in the Oaks. New Orleans City Park. neworleanscitypark.com.

26  Cyber Funday. Palm Village, A Signature Lilly Pulitzer Store, 2735 US 190, Mandeville. (985) 778-2547.

30  Sippin’ in the Courtyard. Maison Dupuy Hotel, 1001 Toulouse St. 5-8pm. maisondupuy.com.