Carnival season is in full swing! Whether it’s getting your fill of sweets and king cake, or catering more to your creative side, the city has lots to offer this weekend.
What: Blush Ball 2019
When: Jan. 25, 2019, 8 p.m.
Where: Generations Hall
Price: Tickets start at $40
All-female marching group The Pussyfooters are holding their annual ball, where part of the proceeds go to help the Metro Centers for Community Advocacy. You’ll get to party with the Pussyfooters and Brass-A-Holics will be providing the sounds. Click here for more info.
What: Create Late at NOMA
When: Jan. 25, 2019, 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: New Orleans Museum of Art
Price: $25 for members, $30 for nonmembers.
Exclusively for grown-ups, think drink and draw, but more sophisticated. This workshop shows how to draw flowing fabrics. Click here for more info.
What: Cookiesss & Beer
When: Jan. 26, 2019, 1-6 p.m.
Where: Brieux Carre Brewing Company
This local brewery is partnering with Crave Cookie Company to bring a unique pairing of four different brews with four different cookies. Click here for more information.
What: Krewe of Carrollton Royal Walkabout
Where: Jan. 26, 2019, 6-11 p.m.
Where: Oak Street
Think it’s too early for parades? Think again! This krewe starts early with food and drinks at their den, then a mini float carries the King and Queen down Oak Steet. Click here for more information.
What: King Cake Fest
When: Jan. 27, 2019, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Champions Square
Price: Tasting tickets start at 10 for $20
The Grand Dame of king cake tastings, this party with a purpose features more than 20 different bakeries competing in different categories. Fest-goers get to vote on their favorite cake and proceeds go to Ochsner Hospital for Children. Click here for more information.
What: Bywater photo walk & social
When: Jan. 27, 2019, 3-6 p.m.
Where: Bywater Bakery
Hosted by Frank Aymami Photography, this event is the perfect opportunity to get your camera out and get some practice in. Get your photography questions answered and stroll the neighborhood. Click here for more information.