Feb 22, 2024 - Things to Do

Free yoga, honor Black History Month and more things to do in New Orleans this weekend

Illustration of lit marquee letters spelling "WEEKEND" sitting in a row of theater seats.

Illustration: Lindsey Bailey/Axios

This weekend offers a cultural extravaganza with New Orleans events including book signings, screenings, theater and more.

Here are our picks for things to do in New Orleans this weekend:

🎭 The NOLA Project begins shows for "The Colored Museum" on Thursday through March 9. (Details)

  • Worth noting: This is the play that caused the rift between the local theater group and the New Orleans Museum of Art. Go deeper.

🎞️ The New Orleans Film Society hosts the New Orleans French Film Festival from Thursday through Feb. 28. Virtual screenings continue through March 3 (Details)

🍻 Support Brieux Carre as the local brewery seeks to raise enough funds to keep its doors open during a Saturday event. Go deeper.

🤡 Learn how to be clown (no, really!) with Grace Booth on Sunday. (Details)

🧘 Take a free yoga class with Move Ya Brass at the Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Sunday. (Details)

📚 Maurice Carlos Ruffin signs copies of his new book, "The American Daughters," at Baldwin Books on Tuesday. (Details)

🍽️ The Crescent City Farmers Market hosts a Black History Month panel discussion on local foodways on Tuesday evening. (Details)

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