Every weekend, LifeSongs gives you a variety of outing ideas for the whole family! Check out what’s going on this weekend in our area:
Celebration in the Oaks | Friday, 11/27 – Saturday, 1/2
What: Jingle jangle jingle, here comes Mr. Bingle…Celebration in the Oaks kicks off one of the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country! Walk off some of those Thanksgiving pounds among light displays, live music, amusement rides and more, scattered throughout 25 acres of the park.
Where: City Park, 1 Palm Drive in New Orleans
Louisiana Renaissance Festival | Friday, 11/27 – Sunday, 11/29
What: A cast of 300 costumed actors re-create life in a Renaissance village, with live stage shows, jousting, craft demos, food, music, falconry, games and (man-powered) rides, plus vendors. PLUS TURKEY LEGS.
Where: 46468 River Road in Hammond
When: 9:45 AM – Dusk
Draw-A-Thon | Saturday, 11/28
What: Press Street’s 10th annual 24 hour Draw-a-thon is the only event of its kind in the city of New Orleans. It is an art experience in which people are active participants– not spectators; where the entire premise is to encourage creating for the sake of creating. It is an all-ages, free event that is open to the public with all art materials provided.
Where: The New Orleans Art Center Gallery, 3330 St. Claude Ave. in New Orleans
When: 6:30 AM Saturday – 6:30 AM Sunday (24 hours of drawing!)
Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn | Sunday, 11/29 (& Wednesday, 12/2)
What: Get the season kicked off in style, with Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire in the 1942 classic musical, Holiday Inn, on the big screen!
Where: Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St. in New Orleans
When: 10:00 AM showings
Christmas Festival of Lights | Saturday, 11/21 – Wednesday, 1/6
What: The Natchitoches Christmas festivities for 2015 begin November 21 and continue with a variety of celebrations, entertainment, tours, food, music, shopping and more through January 6, 2016. Christmas light displays, and a fireworks show every Saturday night, and all for FREE admission? Let the season of lights and festivities begin!
Where: Downtown Natchitoches
AND DON’T FORGET TO VISIT OUR COMMUNITY CALENDAR FOR MORE EVENTS THIS WEEKEND!