New Orleans Events – Friday, Dec. 16

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, Dec. 16.



Friday, Dec. 16 – Louisiana Senate Committee on Finance meeting, 8:30 a.m.

Location: Louisiana State Capitol, 900 N. 3rd St., Baton Rouge, LA.


Friday, Dec. 16 – Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (aka RESTORE Council) meeting, to vote on an update to its 2013 Comprehensive Plan, to provide additional strategic guidance for the Council to follow as it makes decisions on funding projects and activities aimed at restoring the Gulf of Mexico, 9:00 a.m. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack leads the meeting.

Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans.


Friday, Dec. 16 – Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District Board meeting, 1:00 p.m.

Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, 1500 Sugar Bowl Dr., New Orleans.


Friday, Dec. 16 – Friday, Dec. 30 – NOLA ChristmasFest, the regions only indoor Christmas festival featuring a 120 foot ice slide, walk through maze and a ice skating rink, open to the public.

Location: 901 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans.



Saturday, Dec. 17 – Running of the Santas New Orleans, annual race and bar tour which sees patrons dressed up as Santa to raise money for charity. The event originated in 1998 on the streets of Philadelphia, and has since expanded to over 20 host cities across the nation. This year's other events were staged in Baltimore, Boston, and Chicago and Philadelphia.

Location: New Orleans.



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