Pin It
Favorite

Downriver Festival 

click to enlarge events-160906-01.jpg

The Downriver Festival features live music, cooking demonstrations, panel discussions and more. The festival's 2016 theme is "Oysters and the Future of Our Coast," and panel discussions at the Old U.S. Mint address the oyster industry, coastal restoration and culinary topics. Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes (pictured) & Louisiana Sunspots, Fredy Omar con Su Banda, Honey Island Swamp Band and others perform at a stage at the Mint. There are cooking and oyster shucking demonstrations by chefs Kevin Belton and Jason Klutts and others at the French Market. Walking tours of Crescent Park, depart at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. from the Mint's first-floor gift shop. Free admission.

Pin It
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Submit an event Jump to date

More by Will Coviello

Spotlight Events

  • Gomela/to Return: Movement of Our Mother Tongue @ Ashe Power House
    1731 Baronne St. http://www.ashecac.org

    • Thursdays-Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through Jan. 29
  • Sea of Common Catastrophe @ University of New Orleans
    Robert E. Nims Theatre, Performing Arts Center, St. Anthony Drive off of 2000 Lakeshore Drive http://www.theatre.uno.edu

    • Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through Jan. 28
  • White Rabbit Red Rabbit @ St. Charles Ave. Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
    583 Broadway St.

    • Thursdays, Fridays, 8 p.m. Continues through Jan. 27
    • Buy Tickets
  • Ronald K. Brown, Evidence @ NOCCA Riverfront Lupin Hall
    2800 Chartres St. http://www.nocca.com

    • Fri., Jan. 27, 8 p.m., Sat., Jan. 28, 8 p.m. and Sun., Jan. 29, 2 p.m.
  • Jelly's Last Jam @ Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre
    616 St. Peter St. http://www.lepetittheatre.com

    • Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., Sundays, 3 p.m., Wed., Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m., Thu., Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m. and Thu., Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m. Continues through Feb. 12

© 2017 Gambit
Powered by Foundation