November/December Calendar

Greater New Orleans_____________

NOV. 2. Jazz in the Park. New Orleans.
NOV. 3. Boudin, Bourbon & Beer. New Orleans.
NOV. 3-4. International Food Festival. Metairie.
NOV. 3-5. Bucktown Seafood Fest. Metairie.
NOV. 4. The Great Inflatable Race. New Orleans.
NOV. 4. Algiers Folk Art Festival. Algiers.
Nov. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 24-26, Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10. Louisiana Renaissance Festival. Hammond.
NOV. 9-12. A Taste of Jefferson. Metairie.
NOV. 10. Riverfront Fall Concert. Gretna.
NOV. 10-12. Bayou Road Balloon Festival. Chalmette.
NOV. 11. Wine on the River. New Orleans.
NOV. 11-13. Pecan Festival. Metairie.
NOV. 18-19. Treme Creole Gumbo Festival. New Orleans.
NOV. 23-Jan 1. Toddy Season/Tales of the Toddy. New Orleans.
NOV. 24-Jan 4. Celebration in the Oaks. New Orleans.
NOV. 28. Hip Hop Nutcracker at The Saenger. New Orleans.
NOV. 29-Dec 27. Home for the Holidays with the Victory Belles. New Orleans.
DEC. 1. NOLA Over the Edge SWAT Edition. New Orleans.
DEC. 2. Beignet Fest. New Orleans.
DEC. 9-23. Teddy Bear Tea. New Orleans.
DEC. 17. Holiday Home Tour. New Orleans.
DEC. 17. Caroling in Jackson Square. New Orleans.
DEC. 20. Opera on Tap. New Orleans.
DEC. 21-31. NOLA Christmasfest. New Orleans.
DEC. 26. Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. New Orleans.
DEC. 31. Zoo Year’s Eve. New Orleans.


Cajun Country________________

NOV. 1. Museum in Motion. UL Dance Department Showcase. Lafayette.
NOV. 2-4. Festival of Words. Grand Cotea.
NOV. 3-5. Holy Ghost Creole Festival Bazaar. Opelousas.
NOV. 4-5. Steampunk and Makers Fair. Lafayette.
NOV. 4-5. Giant Omelette Celebration. Abbeville.
NOV. 9-12. Port Barre Cracklin Festival. Port Barre.
NOV. 10. Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. Lake Charles.
NOV. 11. Poetry Workshop with Jack Bedell. Lafayette.
NOV. 11-12. Flea Fest. Lake Charles.
NOV. 16-19. Southern Screen Film Festival. Lafayette.
NOV. 22. Camellia Crossing. Acadiana’s Gleaux Run. Lafayette.
NOV. 25. Everybody’s Birthday Zydeco Celebration. Grand Coteau.
NOV. 25. Grand Noel. Grand Coteau.
NOV. 26. Sounds of the Season with the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra. New Iberia.
DEC. 1. Festival of Lights. Lafayette.
DEC. 1-23. Noel Acadien au Village. Lafayette.
DEC. 2. Delcambre Christmas Boat Parade. Delcambre.
DEC. 3. Jeanerette Christmas Parade. Jeanerette.
DEC. 7. Christmas Stroll. Abbeville.
DEC. 9-10. The Nutcracker. Lafayette.



NOV. 3-4. Christmas in the Pines. Long Leaf.
NOV. 3-5. Annual Louisiana Pecan Festival. Colfax.
NOV. 18. Gumbo Cook-Off & Ride for Life. Alexandria.
NOV. 24-25. Rapides Parish Pro Rodeo. Alexandria. 318-442-9581.
NOV. 30- Dec 2. Alex Winter Fete. Alexandria.
DEC. 7. Holiday High Tea. Alexandria-Pineville.
DEC. 10. Alexandria Christmas Parade. Alexandria.
DEC. 17. Alexandria Zoological Park. Holiday Light Safari. Alexandria. 318-441-6832.
DEC. 22. Christmas Inside Out. Alexandria.



NOV. 1-12. State Fair of Louisiana. Shreveport.
NOV. 2. TASTE. A Festival of Food and Art. Bossier City.
NOV. 3-4. Main to Main Trade Days. Minden.
NOV. 4. Red River Cleanup. Shreveport.
NOV. 11. Archeology Day. Shreveport. 318-929-2806
NOV. 18-19. Gumbo Demo Popup. Bossier City. 318-741-8900
NOV. 19-Jan 2. Minden Lights Spectacular. Minden.
NOV. 24-Dec. 17. Christmas in Roseland. Roseland.
NOV. 24-Dec 17. Christmas Jubilee at Jubilee Zoo. Shreveport.
DEC. 1. KCS Holiday Express. Shreveport.
DEC. 2. Christmas Festival. Sarepta.
DEC. 9. Benton Christmas on the Square Festival and Parade. Benton.
DEC. 9. Shreve Con. Shreveport.
DEC. 9-10. Shreveport’s Nutcracker. Shreveport.
DEC. 9-10. Highland Christmas Home Tour. Highland.
DEC. 14-18. Songs of the Season. Shreveport.


Plantation Country___________

NOV. 25-Dec 16. The Polar Express. Baton Rouge.
NOV. 25-Dec 30. ZooLights. Baton Rouge.
NOV. 26. The Nutcracker Land of the Sweet Teas. Baton Rouge.
DEC. 1. Festival of Lights. Baton Rouge.
DEC. 3. KCS Holiday Express. Baton Rouge.
DEC. 7. Holiday Shop Hop. Baton Rouge.
DEC. 9. Downtown Christmas Parade. Baton Rouge.
DEC. 16-17. The Nutcracker – A Tale from the Bayou. Baton Rouge.


Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian


nov. 10 in lake charles and dec. 26 in new orleans
The Moscow Ballet is bringing its Great Russian Nutcracker to Louisiana this holiday season. Award-winning dancers, costume designers and set designers, like “La La Land” concept designer Carl Sprague, are tasked with keeping the magic of Christmas alive as the company embarks on its 25th anniversary tour. Tickets and information available at




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