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At Home in the Vieux Carré: Mardi Gras Edition!

At Home in the Vieux Carré continues! As we lead up to Mardi Gras, please join VCPORA for drinks on February 22nd at the home of Billy & Denisa Means at 510 Esplanade Ave. Admission is $5 for members, $10 for non-members, and free to those who renew that night. For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/412766009265730/ [...]

2019-02-05T09:37:37+00:00

Rites, Rituals, And Revelry: The History of Mardi Gras In New Orleans

The Historic New Orleans Collection's popular Carnival-themed tour returns this year to the Louisiana History Galleries. "Rites, Rituals, and Revelry: The History of Mardi Gras in New Orleans" follows the city's traditions, beginning with celebrations during the French and Spanish colonial periods and in the early days of statehood. Using items from THNOC’s holdings, [...]

2019-01-24T10:16:05+00:00

The French Quarter, A Symposium

The French Quarter, A Symposium The symposium will take place on Saturday, January 19th, at the Hotel Monteleone.  Focusing on the fascinating history of New Orleans's oldest neighborhood, the 2019 Williams Research Center Symposium will address visual, social, and commercial elements found within the city's original footprint. Registration information and a full schedule are [...]

2018-12-26T11:02:50+00:00

Louisiana Tiny House Festival 2018

Louisiana Tiny House Festival 2018 United Tiny House Association, in collaboration with the Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation (LCEF), is EXCITED to announce its 11th tiny house extravaganza... the 2018 Louisiana Tiny House Festival from December 7th through December 9th! ‪For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2139358116295883/?ti=ia What You Need To Know The Louisiana Tiny House Music Festival [...]

2018-12-03T11:17:23+00:00

Reflections of Cosimo Matassa: An Italian Perspective of the FQ

Join us for the November event in our Tricentennial Lecture Series, "Reflections of Cosimo Matassa: An Italian Perspective of the French Quarter", on Tuesday, November 27. Reception: 5:30 | Lecture 6:00 This event is free and open to the public but seating is limited. Reservations are accepted by email at lily@bkhouse.org. For more information [...]

2018-11-15T15:45:44+00:00

Weird Homes Tour

Weird Homes Tour The Second Annual New Orleans Weird Homes Tour is Saturday, Nov 10th from 10am-6pm and takes place all over NOLA at some of the strangest homes in the city. We will feature seven great homes and one VIP only home on our tour this year.  So what are you waiting for? Grab a ticket to this [...]

2018-11-07T15:58:42+00:00

VCPORA’s Vive le Vieux Carré Tricentennial Gala

VCPORA’s Vive le Vieux Carré Tricentennial Gala Join us for the VCPORA’s Vive le Vieux Carré Tricentennial Gala on October 20th! For more information and tickets visit: https://vcpora.org/tickets-on-sale-now-for-vcporas-tricentennial-gala/ What To Expect This Gala commemorates both VCPORA’s 80th birthday and the City’s 300th birthday, this special event will feature a silent auction, live music, libations, and food provided [...]

2018-10-17T13:43:16+00:00

Renovate Right

Renovate Right This  course taking place Tuesdays on October 16th and 23rd will prepare you to manage a renovation project. Good for first-timers or anyone who wishes to become more knowledgeable by learning from experienced renovators and local professionals. Topics covered include project management, working with city agencies, working successfully with your contractor, when [...]

2018-10-08T20:08:44+00:00