New Orleans Events – Wednesday, Nov. 23
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Wednesday, Nov. 23 – Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium hosts Bug Appetit offering visitors the opportunity to taste new twists to traditional Thanksgiving family recipes, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, 423 Canal St., New Orleans
Wednesday, Nov. 23 – Gin Wigmore begins North American tour in New Orleans.
Location: Hi-Ho Lounge, 2239 St Claude Ave., New Orleans.
Thursday, Nov. 24 – Thanksgiving Day. Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade held today. President Barack Obama celebrates Thanksgiving at the White House, with no public events.
Friday, Nov. 25 – Black Friday – The traditional beginning of the Christmas shopping season on the Friday after Thanksgiving, when retailers offer big savings to entice shoppers and supposedly haul themselves back 'in the black'. Many retailers open at midnight to take full advantage of the day.