Another week has come and gone, which means it’s time for the Progressive’s Weekend! Take a look below for our picks on where to eat, community events, and fun things to do throughout the weekend.
Friday, October 25
The Halloween Drag Brunch at Broussard’s will feature Miss Moanalot Fontain, Miss Gia Giavanni, & Miss Coca Mesa. Come out and enjoy the performance while sipping bottomless mimosas and enjoying the Prix Fixe brunch menu.
Community Event: Rock for Reproductive Rights – begins @7 p.m.
Come out to The Howling Wolf in New Orleans for this benefit to support the right to choose. All of the proceeds from this event benefit Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast and the New Orleans Abortion Fund.
Free Fun Thing to Do: Hocus Pocus at Rosa Keller Library – begins @dusk
Head over to the Rosa Keller Library for this week’s NORD Movie in the Park!
Saturday, October 26
Head over to The Imaginarium for a pop up from confectioner Lord of Meringues!
Community Event: Halloween Spooktacular hosted by The Achieve Collective and LGBT Community Center of New Orleans – 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
LGBT-inclusive families get a spooky family day all their own, complete with STEAM-based educational activities, photo booth, and raffles! There will be a costume contest with prizes as well, so come prepared! While there is no admission, please bring money for raffle tickets and donations to support the A.C.H.I.E.V.E Collective and the LGBT Community Center.
Free Fun Thing To Do: iHeart Radio Trunk or Treat – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
iHeart Radio New Orleans offers this fun, safe, New Orelans trick-or-treating experience for kids ages 3-13 with some of their on-air personalities from Q93, WNOE, WYLD, The Spot, Sports 1280 New Orleans, and Throwback 96.3.
Sunday, October 27
Come out to St. Roch Market New Orleans and support local agriculture! Take your pick of farm-fresh produce, dairy, baked goods, gifts, and more.
Community Event: No Reforming the Capitalist State – Begins at 6 p.m.
The New Orleans Worker’s Group hosts this discussion at the Crescent City Boxing GYM. Come out and talk about how to divert the capitalist-created climate change catastrophe, bring out the emancipation of women, the LGBTQ community, people of color, and the working class, and stop the imperialist war machine.