NOLA celebrates 2015 Bicentennial Battle of New Orleans

History buffs and New Orleans devotees alike will want to head to the Crescent City January 6-8, 2015 for celebrations saluting the 200th anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans, the final and decisive battle in the War of 1812. … Continue reading

Let Loose at the NOLA Jazz Fest

In 1970, Mahalia Jackson and Duke Ellington took part in a spontaneous jazz parade during the Louisiana Heritage Fair, and the NOLA Jazz Fest was born!  April 27- May 6, 2012 marks the 43rd annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage … Continue reading

Happenings Around Louisiana

There’s lots to do and see in Louisiana in the weeks before Christmas. We get visitors all the time who use New Orleans as a base and then they make day trips to other parts of the state. Within two hours drive, there are wonderful festivals and events that you may want to include in a mini vacation to our state. Continue reading