New Orleans Events – Wednesday, May 24
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, May 24.
Wednesday, May. 24 – Vice President Mike Pence departs Joint Base Andrews en route for Baton Rouge, 8:50 a.m., arriving at Baton Rouge Municipal Airport at 10:20 a.m. He visits Cajun Industries, where he participates in a listening session with 'small businesses and job creators in the community,’ 12:15 p.m., participates in a walking tour of the Cajun Industries' warehouse, 12:45 p.m., and delivers remarks, 1:15 p.m. Afterwards, he departs Baton Rouge Municipal Airport, 2:30 p.m., arriving at JBA at 5:35 p.m.
Location: Baton Rouge
Wednesday, May. 24 – City of Kenner holds a Memorial Day ceremony, featuring speaker Capt. Claude 'Skip' Blanchard III, a New Orleans native and decorated fighter pilot who served in Vietnam and Europe, 10:00 a.m.
Location: Veterans Park. 1801 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA.
Wednesday, May. 24 – Retired United States Marine Woody Williams, the only remaining Medal of Honor recipient from the Battle of Iwo Jima visits the National WWII Museum with 15 Gold Star family members, to see its new Gold Star mural, 2:00 p.m.
Location: The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA.
Wednesday, May. 24 – Southern Rep Theatre Annual Gala, celebrating 30 Years in Revue.
Location: Audubon Tea Room, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA.
Wednesday, May. 24 – Saturday, May. 27 – Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers Annual Meeting.
Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA.
Wednesday, May. 24 – Monday, May. 29 – Coalition of Black Trade Unionists International Convention. This year's theme is 'Organizing for Change – Building Our Future.'
Location: New Orleans Hilton Riverside, 2 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA.
LATER THIS WEEK
Friday, May. 26 – Sunday, May. 28 – Bayou Country Superfest, country music festival headlined by Miranda Lambert (Saturday) and Blake Shelton (Sunday). Other performers tomorrow include Brooks & Dunn, Brett Eldredge, and Chris Lane; while Thomas Rhett, Dan + Shay, and Maddie & Tae perform Sunday
Location: Mercedes Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA.