Extra of all the pieces in St. Tammany: music. theater, festivals, meals, blueberries and bier – NOLA.com
The third annual Bluesberry Music & Artwork Competition in Covington on Oct. 8 will crank out a day of artwork, music, meals, enjoyable and blueberry surprises for the whole household from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. in Bogue Falaya Wayside Park.
From a Kids’s Village and meals vans, to the beer backyard, wine expertise and extra, it’s going to all happen within the midst 30-plus distributors of regional artwork and nonstop music on two levels — come rain or shine.
The principle stage lineup consists of award-winning singer/songwriter/guitarist and blues artist Samantha Fish; the rock ‘n roll Band of Heathens, of Austin, Texas; and Louisiana Music Corridor of Fame inductee and blues-rock artist Jonathon “Boogie” Lengthy, in addition to Americana soul musician Jake Gunter and Southern rockers, the J.J. Muggler Band. In the meantime, on the Ozone Songwriters Stage, there shall be a full line-up the most effective native and regional artists making their very own particular person manufacturers of music.
Common admission tickets $30 prematurely; $40 on the gate; youngsters 10 and beneath, no cost. Free parking all through downtown Covington and a few restricted shuttle service to the park at 213 Park Drive. Seek the advice of a map and see extra competition particulars at thebluesberryfest.com.
MORE LIVE MUSIC
SIXTIES: The Northlake Performing Arts Society will give a “Perpetually Younger” live performance that includes folks songs from the Sixties at Christ Episcopal College Theater in Covington. The concert events, at 80 Christwood Blvd., will function the music of John Denver, The Mamas & the Papas, Peter, Paul, & Mary and different nice folks artists at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 and three p.m. Oct. 9. Tickets are $20 for 19 and older, $5 for college students, out there at Braswell’s Pharmacy, on-line at www.NPASsingers.org or on the door.
ROCK: The following Rockin the Rails live performance options Sugar Bomb from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 on the Covington Trailhead. Get pleasure from candy vocals and hits from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s. Free admission.
COOL: The Mandeville Stay! fall out of doors live performance sequence continues from 6:30 p.m. to eight:30 p.m. Oct. 7 on the Trailhead stage with Groovy 7. The present is free at 675 Lafitte St. Food and drinks distributors on-site, so no outdoors meals, drinks or coolers allowed, however deliver blankets and garden chairs for seating.
STRINGS: Members of The American Harp Society will carry out on Oct. 11 within the assembly room of the South Slidell department library at 3901 Pontchartrain Drive. It’s the library’s third free live performance of the season, all sponsored by The Associates of Slidell Library. Gentle refreshments shall be served following the efficiency. For extra, name the department at (985) 781-0099.
BIG BAND: A Fall Celebration that includes Massive Band Music by Platinum Sound at First Baptist Church, 16333 Hwy. 1085, Covington, at 10:00 a.m. Oct.18, within the Worship Heart. On-line registration is required at www.fbccov.org/adults-55. Price is $10, payable on the door which incorporates lunch at midday. Deadline to register is midday Oct. 12.
MONSTER: See Nick Drear’s adaptation of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein,” the traditional story of Victor Frankenstein’s creation of a creature from human corpses. Reveals at 8 p.m. on Oct. 7-8 and Oct. 14-15, on the Reducing Edge Theater, in Slidell. For tickets with out on-line charges, textual content (985) 285-6666 or purchase on-line at eventbrite.com See extra at cuttingedgetheater.com.
LOVE: Playmaker’s Theater continues its 68th season in Covington with “Southern Comforts,” a love story by Kathleen Clark. The poignant comedy, which is able to proceed on weekends by Oct. 16, is a tour-de-force journey of a widow and a widower who meet late in life and get a second likelihood at love. See Jimmy Bassford, because the taciturn northerner Gus, fall in love with vivacious Tennessee grandmother Amanda, performed Arden Allen Dufilho. Directed by Edward Dufilho. Saturday reveals at 7 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets $20 and out there by BonTempsTix.com. For extra, see playmakersinc.com.
CUCKOO: Slidell Little Theater presents “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” by Dave Wasseman, based mostly on the novel by Ken Kesey. See the dramatic exploration — with humor, candor and unforgettable characters — of life’s brutality in a psychological establishment. Watch the rogue McMurphy, a personality made well-known in movie by Jack Nicholson, go nostril to nostril with Nurse Ratched whereas he leads inmates to revolt as a way to see the World Sequence on tv. At 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, on the 2024 Nellie Drive theater. Tickets $22 for adults; $18 for college students and seniors. SlidellLittleTheatre.org.
STELLA!: From Oct. 13-22, “A Streetcar Named Need” shall be on stage on the Fuhrmann Auditorium Better Covington Heart. This Evangeline Theater manufacturing tells the traditional Tennessee Williams’ story of troubled Southern belle Blanche Dubois, who leaves small-town Mississippi and strikes in together with her sister and brother-in-law, Stella and Stanley Kowalski, in New Orleans. Not supposed for youthful audiences; comprises some delicate materials. Common admission $25; college students and seniors 65 years and older, $22.
A GUMBO OF EVENTS
BIER!: Oktoberfest in Olde Towne Slidell transforms the Antiques District right into a German village from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 8; enter on Erlanger from 2nd Avenue. Mayor Greg Cromer faucets the primary keg at 4 p.m. From Slidell companies, eat German schnitzel, pretzels, ice cream and cake, in addition to German cheeses and sausages. On faucet German beers, native brews, Jagermeister and perhaps some German wines. Recreation cubicles offered by native nonprofits, which get to maintain any cash raised through the use of them. The Bayou Bavarians Band will play; German dancing by The Dance Challenge. Contests embrace stein-holding and costumes. Tickets on-line at oldetowneslidell.com or on the gate; $10 for adults, which incorporates the day’s first beer. VIP tickets, $50. Go to oldetowneslidell.com or name Katie at (504) 214-9614 for extra.
SISTERS: Occasion for a remedy by becoming a member of the Pink with a Function Mandeville Sip and Stroll and competition from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 8 in Mandeville on the St. Ann Wine Bar, 22 St. Ann St. Patron Occasion from midday to three.p.m. to embellish umbrellas, eat and sip, and meet with the ladies of You Evening, a sisterhood of help for girls battling most cancers, an alternative choice to conventional most cancers help teams. Register and test in for the stroll from 3 p.m. to five p.m. A second line jazz band will lead the Sip and Stroll from 5 p.m. to six p.m. alongside a simple route with two sip and refresh sponsor stops alongside the way in which. The stroll will finish at 6 p.m. with a Male Runway Bra Competitors, with the boys escorted by You Evening fashions. Stay competition music with Electrix Band, meals and money bar from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
VETS: The St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Workplace will maintain a Veterans Appreciation Expo at their Lacombe workplace, 65278 La. 434, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 15 A tent within the car parking zone at shall be full of distributors who present providers, sources, and high quality of life actions for vets.
SWING: The second annual Holes for Hospice Golf Match will happen Oct. 14 at Oak Harbor Golf Course, 201 Oak Harbor Blvd., close to Slidell. 4-person scramble; 11 a.m. tee time. For extra, name (985) 643-5470.
TRUCKIN’: The Louisiana Meals Truck Competition will happen on the Harbor Heart in Slidell from 11 a.m. to three p.m. On Oct. 8. A competition of meals, reside music youngsters’s actions and distributors. Admission is free.
SELLING: The Slidell Ladies’s Civic Membership is internet hosting an enormous storage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 8 to assist elevate cash to assist help the group’s civic and group tasks. Promoting gently used home items, youngsters’s toys, furnishings, festive adorning gadgets, gardening provides and extra shall be bought at 150 Civic Membership Lane, off Robert Boulevard; Money most well-liked; checks accepted.
CHEESE: Northlake Newcomers Membership’s October luncheon shall be held at Beau Chene Nation Membership, 602 N. Beau Chene Drive, Mandeville, at 10 a.m. Oct. 14. The featured speaker shall be Erik Acquistapace of Acquistapace’s Grocery store, a licensed cheese evaluator of the American Cheese Society, will share his experience with all attendees. The price of lunch is $30 for members and friends; reservations are required. For extra, see www.northlakenewcomers.com.
SAVE THESE DATES
IT’S BACK: Madisonville’s Picket Boat Competition will return Oct. 15-16, and a pirate-themed fundraising gala is scheduled Oct 14 on the Lake Pontchartrain Maritime Museum. Headlining the occasion boat fest is the Fast ‘n Soiled Boat Constructing competitors, the place groups work to construct a wood boat, deck it out with a theme after which sail it in a corresponding boat parade. Every group will get 14 hours and the identical supplies to erect their boats. The boats shall be put to the check at 3 p.m. Oct. 16. after they set sail down the Tchefuncte from the Madisonville bridge. A winner shall be named, and there will even be an award for the “sinker.” To get volunteer and registration types, go to www.lpbmm.org.
CHEERS: Oxtoberfest returns to the Covington Trailhead from 3 p.m. to six p.m. Oct. 15. This occasion, benefiting the The Boys & Ladies Golf equipment of Metro Louisiana, will function greater than 50 beers to strive, meals vans and reside music. Admission is $35 per particular person. For extra info go to oxtoberfest.org.