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New Orleans Fundraiser and Gala Guide: Fall 2014


Belles & Beaus Ball: Rock Your World
There's dinner, a fashion show, entertainment by the 610 Stompers and Karma New Orleans and live and silent auctions to benefit the Cancer Society of New Orleans.
Mardi Gras World, 1380 Port of New Orleans Place
Sept. 26

Fore! Recover Golf Tournament
The tournament includes golf, lunch, drinks, a raffle, contests and prizes. It benefits Bridge House and Grace House substance abuse recovery programs.
English Turn Golf & Country Club, 1 Clubhouse Drive
Sept. 26

Love in the Garden
The benefit honors artists at New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, and there's music by NOCCA jazz and vocal ensembles, the Yat Pack and Mario Abney and the Abney Effect.
Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, New Orleans City Park, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle
Sept. 26

Hamp Fest
ConFunkShun and Chocolate Milk perform at the benefit named for St. Augustine High School's Marching 100 band founder and longtime director Edwin H. Hampton.
St. Augustine High School, 2600 A.P. Tureaud Ave.
Sept. 27

Heroes & Hooligans Costume Gala
WWL-TV's Eric Paulsen hosts the benefit for Crimestoppers featuring a costume contest, music, food from area restaurants and auctions.
Mardi Gras World 1380 Port of New Orleans Place
Sept. 27

Rhythm & Blues 5K
The Rolling Elvi perform at the annual 5K run/walk benefiting the Tipitina's Foundation.
Tipitina's, 501 Napoleon Ave.
Sept. 27

FUNdraiser for Kids
The 610 Stompers, magician Michael Dardant and Funny Bones Improv perform at the benefit for Funny Bones, performers who visit local hospitals to entertain kids.
Elmwood Kidsports, 1200 S. Clearview Parkway
Sept. 28

Happy Birthday, Mr. Faulkner
The Armand St. Martin Trio performs at the brunch, which benefits the Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society.
Private residence
Sept. 28

Kenner Wine and Food Event
There are tastings of more than 100 wines, food from local restaurants and entertainment at the benefit for the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation.
Chateau Golf and Country Club, 3600 Chateau Blvd., Kenner
Oct. 2

Million MILF March
A Friday night charity event benefits Lindy's Place, which assists homeless women, and there's a Saturday pub crawl in the Warehouse District.
Various locations
Oct. 3-4

Wings and Wine
There's a slideshow of local birds, wine tastings, desserts and prizes at the event benefiting Northlake Nature Center.
Wild Bird Center, 2033 N. Highway 190, Covington
Oct. 3

Reds, Whites and the Blues
The annual wine-tasting fundraiser for Gambit's Foundation for Entertainment, Development and Education features more than 200 wines and music by Luke Winslow-King.
Pavilion of the Two Sisters, New Orleans City Park
Oct. 8

An Evening on the Bayou
The celebration of Holy Trinity Cathedral's 150th anniversary features Greek food, music by Enigma Green Band, dancing and fireworks.
Hellenic Cultural Center, 1200 Robert E. Lee Blvd.
Oct. 10

Praying for a Miracle
Ronnie Kole and Jeff Greenberg perform and there's food from local restaurants at the benefit for the Old Ursuline Convent Museum.
(504) 525-9585 ext. 135
Old Ursuline Convent Museum, 1100 Chartres St.
Oct. 10

Cocktails + Blues
Stephanie Jordan and Michael Biagas perform and there's dinner, cocktails and a silent auction to benefit Lake Forest Elementary Charter School.
The Terminal, New Orleans Lakefront Airport, 6001 Stars & Stripes Blvd.
Oct. 11

Touro Foundation Gala
The gala honors Drs. Harris Hyman III and Salvador Caputto.
Mardi Gras World, 1380 Port of New Orleans Place
Oct. 11

Walk for Education
The United Negro College Fund hosts a 5K run/walk. orleanswalk
Audubon Park Riverview
Oct. 11

Feast with the Stars
The jazz brunch raises funds to plant trees and support schoolyard gardens in the New Orleans area.
Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Ave.
Oct. 12

Pink Luncheon
Ochsner and the Breastoration Fund host a luncheon to benefit the Ochsner Lieselotte Tansey Breast Center. Speakers include surgeons and there are patient stories.
Audubon Tea Room, 6500 Magazine St.
Oct. 15

O What a Night!
The Ogden Museum gala features food by chefs Donald Link and Justin Devillier, dancing, a silent and live auction and more.
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St.
Oct. 16

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