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Week of September 11: Dinner, Spooky Things and Carnival Already?

Market Weekend

Shop local and support Dime Store Cowgirl Trading Post’s Maui Mutual Aid Fundraiser, helping to provide essential financial aid to those affected by the recent Hawaiian wildfires. On Friday, Sept. 15, 5 to 10 p.m., vendors will have tropical sweet treats, frozen pops, vintage clothing items, handmade crafts, a raffle basket and much more!

Continue the market vibes with the fall Little Flea Market located at the Hotel Saint Vincent in the Lower Garden District on Saturday, Sept. 16, 12 to 5 p.m. Vendors will have antiques, vintage items, furniture, plants and more, plus there will be plenty of food, drink, music and face painting for kids.

Deliciously Spooky

It’s not quite spooky season yet, but for those that love a fun fright, head on over to Gris-Gris and pick up one of these skull puff pastries to go. Fillings change each week, with a recent selection featuring pastries stuffed with roast beef, caramelized onion and cheddar on the menu.

And if you’re really getting in the mood, check out our not-too-spooky podcast Beyond the Grave for some ghostly New Orleans history. Like, subscribe and stay tuned for Season 2 this October! Available here and or wherever you get your podcasts.

Dinner Party

If you love subscription boxes, cooking and chic entertaining, Moveable Feast recently announced their latest culinary line-up. Co-founded by John Stubbs of New Orleans’ restaurant Jewel of the South and Jon Sybert of Tail Up Goat in Washington, D.C., Moveable Feast is a nationwide dinner party box with a multi-course menu packed each month. Reservations are open now for the fall options, with the boxes now featuring add-on cocktail kits featuring Jewel of the South’s award-winning cocktails. Get cooking!

Carnival Time?

Finally, Mardi Gras is early this year and Stronghold Studios just opened their first round of house float bookings for those looking to get a jump on Carnival. From oversized flowers to unicorns and more, they can help make your purple, green and gold (and more) ideas come to life. Check them out here.

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