Friends of the Cabildo Calendar of Events

2022-2023 Member Lecture Series

We want to thank our membership for their continued support and the best way we can do thank that is to offer talks on topics in 2022-2023 we think would be of interest to you! The lectures will be an hour long and start at 6 p.m. All lectures will be on Zoom and when you sign up below you will receive a link to the zoom the morning of the lecture.

Signup for Members is free and if you are not a member and would like to attend the cost is $10 for each lecture.

To become a member CLICK HERE

Member Lecture Series Schedule

A 3-Part Review of the Battle of New Orleans and the War of 1812 with Keith Midkiff

August 2 – The War of 1812 Until the Battle for New Orleans 

August 9 – The Battle of New Orleans and the City’s role

August 16 – Impact of the Battle of New Orleans and War of 1812 on New Orleans 

September 6 – Port of Call to Arms: New Orleans and the Greater Caribbean in the Long Nineteenth Century | Kyle Jackson

September 13 –Josie Arlington’s Storyville | Marita Woywod Crandle

September 20 – Banana Cowboys:The United Fruit Company and the Culture of Corporate Colonialism | James W. Martin

FOC Film Series

All Films at 6:30pm at the New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old US Mint. Short Q&A with historians and filmmakers after each screening. Tickets $15 G.A., $10 Members | Fill Six (6) Film Package $40 Member, $50 G.A.

August 24 | Big Charity: The Death of America’s Oldest Hospital  

September 28 | City of a Million Dreams

November 16 | Irma – My Life in Music

2023 Films

January 25 | Bury the Hatchet

March 22 | A Warehouse on Tchop

April 26 | 1970 JazzFest Films


FOC Concert Series (Tickets On Sale July 1st)

All Concerts 7pm at the New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old US Mint

Mark Braud Jazz Giants – September 15th (Thursday) $20 Members / $30 GA

CJ Chenier and the Louisiana Red Hots – October 7th (Friday) $50 Members / $65 GA

105th Professor Longhair Birthday Celebration with Kyle Roussel – December 17th (Saturday) $20 Members / $30 GA

Marcia Ball – January 27th (Friday) $50 Members / $65 GA

Sonny Landreth – March 10th (Friday) $50 Members / $65 GA

The Iguanas – April 21st (Friday) $20 Members / $30 GA

Tickets: 100 Tickets/Show

Front Row Ticket Package – $325 – 12 seats

All Show Ticket Package – $200


Neighborhood & Cultural Tours

Advance reservations are required and limited to 10 total guests on the tours:

We will be doing Neighborhood and Cultural Tours in the fall again, see everybody then!

Second Thursday Lecture Series

Zoom Reservation Only | Use the Link Below to Sign Up

Join us for an evening with Carl Brasseaux and Donald Davis and they discuss their recent book, Asian-Cajun Fusion: Shrimp from the Bay to the Bayou (University Press of Mississippi, 2022). This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Cabildo as part of the Second Thursday Lecture Series. It is free and open to the public, but registration is required. The program will take place on Zoom on Thursday, August 11, 2022, 6:00–7:30 p.m. CST.

Yoga at the Cabildo

Designed for all levels of practice, for travelers and residents alike, Yoga at the Cabildo is set in a light-filled gallery of one of the city’s most beautiful and historic buildings. 701 Chartres Street New Orleans, LA 70116

Every Saturday

9:00 a.m. at the Cabildo
$20 Donation for Non-Members, $10 FOC members
Mats are available at no cost

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