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Event: 'French Quarter Fest Events'

City Wide Events
Events Happening in New Orleans
Date: Friday, April 17, 2009 At 10:00 AM
Duration: 1 Day
Contact Info:
http://www.fqfi.org/frenchquarterfest/fqfi_specialevents.html French Quarter Festivals, Inc. 400 North Peters Street • Suite 205 New Orleans, LA 70130 • (504) 522-5730 • (800) 673-5725 • Fax (504) 522-5711
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Location: http://www.fqfi.org/frenchquarterfest/fqfi_specialevents.html

SPECIAL EVENTS ON FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2009

10am - French Quarter Festival Second-Line Kickoff Parade – 100 block of Bourbon Street to Jackson Square


11am to 3pm (last tours begin at 2pm) - Open Tours of the Hermann-Grima House – 820 St. Louis, and Gallier House – 1132 Royal


2pm to 4pm - Patio Planters Historic Courtyard Self-Guided Tours – Begins ar 1129 Bourbon Street


2pm to 4pm - French Quarter Festival 2009 poster signing, featuring local artist Søren Vandegaard – The Idea Factory, 838 Chartres St


7pm - The Historic New Orleans Collection presents the tenth annual Bill Russel Lecture: “Louis Armstrong’s New Orleans” – by author Dr. Tom Brothers, with Clive Wilson on trumpet and Butch Thompson on piano. Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St

13th Annual New Orleans International Music Colloquium, featuring academic presentations on the history of New Orleans music – Jazz National Park Visitors Center, 916 N. Peters