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NOLA Weekend: Celebration in the Oaks Preview Party & More: What’s Happening Nov. 14 -20

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Here's what's happening this week from NOLA Weekend?

Monday, Nov. 14

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Boston Celtics

Watch the New Orleans Pelicans take on the Boston Celtics at the Smoothie King Center. 

The game is at 7 p.m. 

You can buy a single ticket or choose a package including the “Pierre’s Party Pack” where the deal come with tickets, food, drinks and an on-court free throw experience.

Visit the website for more details and ticket information: http://www.smoothiekingcenter.com/events/detail/pelicans-vs-boston-celtics

Wednesday, Nov. 16

 Best Dressed Madame Costume Contest

Celebrate National Bordello Day by entering the “Best Dressed Madame Contest” at May Baily’s Place bar in the Dauphine Orleans Hotel. 

May Baily’s Place bar was once one of the most well-known bordellos in the Red Light District of New Orleans. Wednesday the bar will host this fun, annual costume contest. 

Dress in a period costume and cut a rug to ragtime music while enjoying happy hour specials, complimentary appetizers and specialty drinks like the Madametini. 

It’s free to enter, and you have a chance to win some nice prizes.

Visit the website for more details and ticket information: http://www.dauphineorleans.com/nightlife

Thursday, Nov. 17

French Market Tree Lighting Ceremony

It’s never too early to get into the holiday spirit. Head over to the French Market on Thursday at 5 p.m. for the annual tree lighting at Washington Artillery Park, across from Jackson Square.

Festivities kick off with a performance by the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park.

The lighting of the 27-foot fleur de lis topped tree follows.

Events close out with a second line to St. Louis Cathedral for a concert featuring The Jones Sisters.

Visit the website for more details and ticket information: https://www.frenchmarket.org/event/french-market-tree-lighting-ceremony-2/

Thursday, Nov. 17

Pentatonix in Concert

Grammy-award winning a cappella group Pentatonix makes a tour stop in New Orleans at the UNO Lakefront Arena. 

Opening for the group is country/pop artist Abi and American folk-pop group Us the Duo. 

Tickets start at $49.50 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster: http://arena.uno.edu/shared/event_detail.aspx?EventID=1282254&WebLink=F2.65C8432F&xml_path=undefined

Friday, Nov. 18

Celebration in the Oaks Preview Party

Enjoy one of the holiday season’s premier parties Friday at New Orleans City Park. Catch your first glimpse of dazzling light displays before Celebration of the Oaks officially opens to the public.

The sweet soiree kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Get in the holiday spirit with food and adult beverages from local dining and cocktail specialists.

Local musicians Anais St. John and Karma provide live entertainment at the event. Cocktail attire required.

Must be 21 or older to attend.

Visit the website for more details and ticket information: http://neworleanscitypark.com/celebration-in-the-oaks/celebration-in-the-oaks-preview-party

Saturday, Nov. 19

Jingle Bells & Beer

Party in the park at “Jingle Bells and Beer,” another one of New Orleans City Park’s events to kick off Celebration in the Oaks.

Enjoy a fun night with bar food, craft beer tasting and live music in a casual setting.

Admission also includes rides at the amusement park.

The event is from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

Visit the website for more details and ticket information: http://neworleanscitypark.com/celebration-in-the-oaks/jingle-bells-beer

Sunday, Nov. 20

Celebration in the Oaks Family Party

Kids get the royal holiday treatment at this family experience.

Kick off the holiday season among the magical light displays at New Orleans City Park.

Admission includes unlimited rides at the amusement park, unlimited kid-friendly food and fun live entertainment.

Kids can take photos with characters around the park including Star Wars Troopers and a juggling elf.

General admission starts at 6 p.m., but there’s also an option to purchase early admission to the event.

Visit the website for more details and ticket information: http://neworleanscitypark.com/celebration-in-the-oaks/childrens-preview-party.

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