Weekend Top 5 – 5/27 Memorial Day Weekend

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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:

Boudreaux-ClotileZephyrs vs. Tacoma Rainiers | Friday, 5/27 – Monday, 5/30

What: Get Memorial Day weekend started off right with a spectacular postgame fireworks show on Friday night, and an all-you-can-eat crawfish boil on Saturday from the Home Run Porch with the Zephyrs! Sunday is Family Fun Day, when all fans are invited to run the bases on field after the game, and Memorial Day the Zephyrs recognize fan-nominated heroes on My Hero Monday! All that AND peanuts and crackerjacks?! ‘Nuff said!

Where: Zephyr Field, 6000 Airline Dr. in Metairie

When: 7:00 PM (Fri), 6:00 PM (Sat), 1:00 PM (Sun & Mon)

Call 504-734-5155 or click here for more details.

Jambalaya Festival | Friday, 5/27 – Sunday, 5/29

What: The 48th annual festival, one of the largest in the state, includes jambalaya (obvs), live music, carnival rides, a 5K & 1-mile Fun Run (best to attempt this BEFORE hitting the jambalaya), cooking contests with entrants vying for the title of “World Jambalaya Cooking Champ of Champs” and the Guinness Book of Record holder for the largest pot of jambalaya! Admission is FREE!

Where: Gonzales Civic Center, 219 S. Irma Blvd. in Gonzales

When: 10:00 AM – Midnight (Fri), 7:00 AM – Midnight (Sat), Noon – 7:30 PM (Sun)

Call 225-647-2937 or click here for more details.

Screen Shot 2016-05-26 at 9.18.10 AMNew Orleans Greek Festival | Friday, 5/27 – Sunday, 5/29

What: Opa! Get ready for great food, live music and family fun! The 43rd celebration of New Orleans’ Greek heritage offers traditional cuisine, dancing, music, cooking demonstrations, a Greek grocery, canoe rides and more. Admission free for children under 12.

Where: Holy Trinity Cathedral, 1200 Robert E. Lee Blvd. in New Orleans

When: 5:00 – 11:00 PM (Fri), 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM (Sat), 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM (Sun)

Call 504-282-0259 or click here for more info.

421350_336640066373190_805770939_nGrand Isle 7-Mile Wide Garage Sale | Saturday, 5/28

What: Ready to scope out some awesome treasures? The town of Grand Isle will host this huge garage sale with craft booths (located in the Port Commission Parking Lot) and more! An official Garage Sale Map will be distributed at the Port Commission on the day of the sale.

When: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Where: Grand Isle

Call 985-787-2229 or click here for more details.

nww2m-logoMemorial Day 2016 at the WWII Museum | Saturday, 5/28 – Monday, 5/30

What: Memorial Day honors those who have given all for their country and for freedom. This Memorial Day weekend, the National WWII Museum highlights the artifacts, images and stories in their Digital Collection that honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Guest speakers, live musical performances, ceremonies and more will take place all weekend. All veterans receive free admission to the museum on Memorial Day.

Where: National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St. in New Orleans

Call 504-528-1944 or click here for more info.


BONUS MEMORIAL DAY EVENT: The LifeSongs Putt Putt Classic!

Screen Shot 2016-05-26 at 9.36.47 AMLifeSongs Putt Putt Classic | Monday, 5/30

What: Join us as we kick off the LifeSongs Days of Summer Fun with the first ever LifeSongs Putt Putt Classic, a fun time for your family to enjoy mini-golf at a discounted rate with LifeSongs! Space is limited, so reserve your spot now!

Where: City Putt in City Park, New Orleans

When: 6:00 PM & 7:30 PM

Click here for tickets & more info.



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