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Creole Tomato Festival returns June 10-11

Live music, a bloody mary market and more in the French Quarter



The French Market's annual celebration of creole tomatoes features live music, a bloody mary mar-ket offering several creative versions of the cocktail, cooking demonstrations, kids' activities and more. Music stages are behind the Old U.S. Mint (at Barracks Steet and French Market Place) and Dutch Alley (St. Philip Street at North Peters Street). The lineup includes Kelcy Mae, Daria & the Hip Drops, All Around Brass Band and Big Daddy O on Saturday. Little Freddie King (pictured), Robin Barnes, Lynn Drury, Washboard Chaz Blues Trio and others perform Sunday. Food vendors include Cafe Dauphine, Crepes a la Cart, Diva Dawg, Tujague's, Voleo's Seafood Restaurant and others. George's Produce and Ben & Ben Becnel's Farm will sell Creole tomatoes, preserves and more. Free admission.

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