Parish Event Guide

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Are you looking for somewhere fun to take your family this month? We've got you covered! To make sure you don't miss out on an event this July,  we put together this guide so you can find things to do in your area. Enjoy!

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Gnarley Barley x One Thirteen Beer Dinner
When: August 8
Where: One Thirteen
Time: 7 PM
Ready for a gnarly night? Join us for an unforgettable evening as we host our first ever Gnarly Barley x One Thirteen BEER DINNER! Journey through an incredible One Thirteen menu paired with a selection of Hammond’s own Gnarly Barley beers. Seats are $55 per person. Call (985) 402-3483 to reserve your spot. (Photo Credit)

Inaugural Tangipahoa Red Beans n Rice Cook Off
August 13
First Presbyterian Church in Hammond
11 AM-2 PM
This event marks the official kick-off of the inaugural Tangipahoa United Way Campaign. Guests will enjoy all-you-can-eat red beans and rice, desserts, music, and raffles – and have the chance to cast their vote for the best cooking team. Bring your friends, family, and co-workers along for lunch! Proceeds benefit United Way of Southeast Louisiana’s programs serving a seven-parish region, including Tangipahoa.

Hot August Night
When: August 23
Where: Downtown Hammond
Time: 5 PM
"With approximately 50 places to shop, eat and play, we guarantee guests will be delighted by what they find in Downtown Hammond. From amazing retail sales, breath-taking art exhibits, outstanding wine tastings, events for kids and live music from local artists, Hot August Night is an eventful night for everyone to beat the August Heat."

Playing the Staircase
When: August 30
Where: Hammond Regional Arts Center
Time: 8 PM
The Hammond Regional Arts Center is pleased to announce the next season of its original listening room series, "Playing the Staircase." This exciting concept sees the Hammond Regional Arts Center transform into an intimate listening room for original, acoustic music designed to expand the Arts Center’s mission with the audio arts.

If there are other fun things happening in your parish this month or next month, let us know!

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Pop, Fizz, Clink Sparkling Wine Tasting
When: August 2
Where: Martin Wine Cellar
Time: 6:30-8 PM
"The wine seller's second sensational tasting featuring all kinds of sparkling wines. Enjoy great appetizers from Martin’s catering while you sip and review your favorite bubbly beverages!" For more information, click here!

Red Beans & Rice Cook Off
When: August 5
Where: Slidell Municipal Auditorium
Time: 11 AM-2 PM
"United Way East St. Tammany invites you to the 15th annual Red Beans & Rice Cook-Off, the annual kick-off for the United Way campaign in East St. Tammany Parish. Admission for all-you-can-eat red beans and rice is $10."

Scoutfest 2019
When: August 17
Where: Covington Trailhead
Time: 10 AM-2 PM
"Come learn how can help you help your child be the best person they can be through Scouts, growing successful adults for over 100 years. Starts at 10 a.m. Aug 17th at the Covington Trailhead."

Covington White Linen for Public Art
When: August 17
Where: Downtown Covington
Time: 6-9 PM
Covington White Linen for Public Art has quickly become one of the Northshore’s most popular and well-attended affairs, showcasing the Northshore’s vast array of artists, restaurants, shops, and more – all in the name of public art. This free event takes place throughout Covington’s Cultural Arts District, generally Boston Street from Lee Lane to Columbia, both of which will be closed to vehicle traffic, and surrounding streets. Pedestrians are invited to shop, stroll, eat and imbibe while enjoying a variety of local vendors, live music, art demonstrations and more. For more information, click here.

New Orleans Saints Fan Up Pep Rally
When: August 22
Where: Northshore Harbor Center
Time: 5-8 PM
"The East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce presents the 2019 New Orleans Saints Fan Up Pep Rally, a tailgate party to kick off the New Orleans Saints 2019-20 Season while raising funds for the Chamber."

If there are other fun things happening in your parish this month or next month, let us know!

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Dancing for a Cause
When: August 10
Where: Lamar Dixon Expo Center
Time: 7 PM
The event showcases community leaders and prominent citizens of the Ascension Parish and surrounding area, as they transform into Star Dancers to present live ballroom performances with their professional dance partners at the Lamar Dixon 4-H Building located at 931 St. Landry Rd. Gonzales, LA.

Taste of Tiger Tailgating
When: August 17
Where: Lamar Dixon Expo Center
Time: 5 PM
Every football fan’s favorite way to kick off the season is just around the corner! Get your friends together and come out for eats, drinks, live music plus plenty of shopping from vendors who want your tailgate to be better than anyone else’s! For more information, click here!

Carden International Circus
When: August 21
Where: Lamar Dixon Expo Center
Time: 6:30 PM
This is a great show for the whole family! The first 100 adults pay $10! To purchase tickets, click here!

If there are other fun things happening in your parish this month or next month, let us know!

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Bluebonnet Swamp Flashlight Night
When: August 9
Where: BREC's Swamp Nature Center
Time: 5-9 PM
Take an evening stroll through Bluebonnet Swamp once per season during our Swamp Flashlight Nights! Bring your family and friends for a fun group outing or head out on the trails solo to enjoy this BREC park after hours. Before or after your night hike, meet some of our resident educational animals in the nature center. The swamp trails can be really dark at night so don’t forget to bring a flashlight.

Knock Stock
When: August 17-18
Where: Knock Knock Children's Museum
Time: 12-4 PM
The 2019 Knock Stock Children’s Music Festival will be held Saturday, August 17th – Sunday, August 18th! Don’t miss two fun-filled days of music, groovy pop-up activities, and a Big Backyard of games!

Zoo Run Run 5K and Fun Run
When: August 24
Where: BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo
Time: 6:30 AM-9:30 AM
Run like a cheetah to our 14th annual Zoo Run Run 5K and ½ Mile Kids' Fun Run! At the run, enjoy the scenery as you scamper, trot or gallop your way through BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo. All proceeds from the race support your Baton Rouge Zoo and international cheetah conservation efforts. For more information, click here!

If there are other fun things happening in your parish this month or next month, let us know!

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JPAS Theatre Kids Presents Aladdin Jr!
When: August 2-4
Where: Westwego Performing Arts Theatre
Time: Varies
"The story you know and love has been given the royal treatment! Aladdin and his three friends, Babkak, Omar, and Kassim, are down on their luck until Aladdin discovers a magic lamp and the Genie who has the power to grant three wishes. Wanting to earn the respect of the princess, Jasmine, Aladdin embarks on an adventure that will test his will and his moral character." For more information, click here!

Archbishop Rummel Fishing Rodeo and Family Fest
When: August 9-10
Where: Archbishop Rummel High School
Time: 2-5 PM
Kick off the school year with Rummel Family Fest! There will be kid's activities, inflatables, face paintings, giveaways and more!

Metry Market at the Park
When: Recurring every 2 weeks on Friday
Where: Lafreniere Park
Time: 2-7 PM
"Rain or shine, Metairie's open-air market will feature fresh foods, live music, kids entertainment, specialty events, festivals, breakfast and lunch items, and a great community vibe."

59th Grand Isle Redfish Rodeo
When: August 30-September 1
Where: Bridge Side Marina
The Grand Isle Redfish Rodeo is the original redfish rodeo. It supports the community of Grand Isle through contributions. It fosters good fishing for all ages, both young and old, men, women, and children.

If there are other fun things happening in your parish this month or next month, let us know!

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Celebrate the Child Annual Benefit
When: August 9
Where: Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center
Time: 6:30-9:30 PM
This adult-only event will consist of great food from individuals and local restaurants, wine and beer, live and silent auctions, live music, games, and more. Attire is business casual. Tickets are $60 per person. For more information, click here!

TCOA Bingo
When: August 13
Where: Houma Municipal Auditorium
Time: 9 AM- 3 PM
For seniors, ages 60 or older. Purchase tickets before the event for $1 at any TCOA center or at the Main Operation Building (995 West Tunnel Blvd.). Tickets will be available to purchase at the door as well, but lunch is not guaranteed. Bingo will include 15 bingo games and 1 blackout game. Bingo cards will be sold for $1 a piece with a 20 card maximum.

Live After 5
When: August 30
Where: Courthouse Square in Houma
Time: 7-10 PM
Free concert series. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy entertainment by Clustafunk.

If there are other fun things happening in your parish this month or next month, let us know!

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