On the Go – August 2021

5 THURS 

Hey Y’all Art Talk 
Ogden Museum of Southern Art. Enjoy a deep dive exploring the richness and diversity of Southern art and artists. Registration required. ogdenmuseum.org. Noon–12:30 pm.  

6 FRI 

Newcomb Pottery Tours 
Newcomb Art Museum. Enjoy a guided tour highlighting the permanent collection of Newcomb Pottery and the history of the Newcomb Enterprise. Limited to 10 people, RSVP at spolisar@tulane.edu. Noon– 1 pm. 

Tiki Culture: From the South Pacific to Pontchartrain Beach 
BB’s Stage Door Canteen, 945 Magazine St. Join for a discussion on Tiki drinking culture from its early beginnings after Prohibition to its explosion as a global phenomenon after World War II. nationalww2museum.org. $47/member, $50/non-member. 6–7:30 pm.  

7 SAT 

Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sales 
New Orleans Botanical Garden. With hundreds of varieties of plants, there’s something everyone will love. neworleanscitypark.com. Continues each Saturday in August. 8 am–1 pm.  

Super Saturday 
Join New Orleans City Park for a morning of volunteering to keep the Park looking as good as it does. To sign up and get details on that day’s meet-up location, contact Tyler Havens at thavens@nocp.org. 9 am–noon.  

Covington Art Market 
Lee Lane, Downtown Covington. The event features a variety of work from local and regional artists, including jewelry, photography, paintings, woodworking, fiber art, pottery, and more. 10 am–2 pm. 

Open Canoeing & Fishing 
Joe W. Brown Park, 5601 Read Blvd. Tour the lagoons by canoe and learn the basics of bait rigging, knot tying, and fish identification with an instructor. Registration required. nordc.org/outdoors. 10 am–2 pm. Continues every Saturday through Nov. 6. 

12 THURS 

Open Archery 
Joe W. Brown Archery Range, A certified instructor will be on-hand, providing thorough safety instruction and tips about techniques and form. Open to ages 8+. Registration required. nordc.org/outdoors. Open year-round, every Thursday. 4–7 pm.  

19 THURS 

Blend Your Own Rum 
New Orleans Sazerac House, 101 Magazine St. Learn the art of the blend while crafting your perfect rum with House Distiller David Bock. sazerachouse.com. $50/person. 5–6:30 pm. 

20 FRI 

Tiffany Window Tours 
Newcomb Art Museum. Enjoy a guided tour exploring the Tiffany Windows on the Tulane Uptown campus. Limited to 10 people, RSVP at tfriel@tulane.edu. Noon– 1 pm. 

21 SAT – National Senior Citizens Day

Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day today by spending time with elderly loved ones, visiting a nursing home, starting a family history project with the grandkids, or volunteering for community projects that benefit the elderly! 

22 SUN 

CAC Studio Sundays 
Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St. Experience an open rehearsal or visit one of the CAC’s artist’s studios to get a glimpse inside the artistic practice and view works-in-process. This week featuring Jarrell Hamilton/De La SoL Dance Theater Co. Free, but registration is required. cacno.org. 11 am–2 pm. 

23 MON 

New Orleans Saints  
Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints will take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in this preseason game. mbsuperdome.com. 7 pm. 

28 SAT 

Sensory Friendly Mornings 
The National World War II Museum. For individuals of all ages with special needs and their families to enjoy early access to the Museum, with modifications to make the experience more sensory friendly. ticketing.nationalww2museum.org 8 am–5 pm. $18/visitor. 

Big Band Summer Swing 
The National WWII Museum. The Victory Swing Orchestra celebrates the great big bands of the WWII era, with music to dance the night away at BB’s Stage Door Canteen. stagedoorcanteen.org, or 504.528.1944, ext. 402. 7 pm. $37/members, $40/non-members. 

New Orleans Saints  
Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints will take on the Arizona Cardinals. mbsuperdome.com. 7 pm. 

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