There’s always something to do in Nola! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in New Orleans this week.
1. TOO TRILL TRIVIA
Monday, July 10, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Looking for a trivia night where you’re more likely to get questions about Living Single than Seinfeld? More Hughes than Hemingway? More collards than kale? Too Trill Trivia is the right spot for you to kick off your week and see if you can pass the Woke Or Not game. Learn more here.
2. NOLA GREEK PICNIC WEEKEND
Thursday, July 13, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – Sunday, July 16, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
NOLA GREEK, LLC. brings you their inaugural official NOLA GREEK Picnic Weekend. The Picnic will be held on the campus of Southern University At New Orleans. There will be a stroll competition, parties, community service, and more. Learn more here.
3. TASTE BY TASTING TUESDAYS
Thursday, July 13, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Learn about the wine making process, ordering, bottle opening and everyone’s favorite part – tasting, of course! Your palate will be privy to seven different wine selections of unique and intense flavors from around the world, along with the proper food selection for each. Sounds for the evening will be provided by T-Ray the Violinist. Learn more here.
4. BASTILLE DAY FETE
Friday, July 14, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Bastille Day Fête celebrates the connection between Louisiana and France at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Now in its sixth year, the celebration will bring a joie de vivre to the people of New Orleans. The celebration provides an opportunity for French and American families to celebrate France’s national holiday and the strong French heritage of Louisiana. Learn more here.
5. THE SWEET SPOT NEW ORLEANS
Friday, July 14, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – until
The Sweet Spot is a high energy, heart-pounding, fist pumping, laugh-out-loud “Pop Erotica” burlesque show. Up and running in over 30 cities so far, this sensational theater production takes you on a lively adventure celebrating the sexier side of life. Learn more here.
6. THE TIPPING POINT
Friday, July 14, 2017, 10:00 p.m. – until
The Tipping Point is a weekly hangout spot for young professionals to unwind from the week and bring on a weekend of fun. Sounds will be provided by the hometown hero, DJ RQ Away. Learn more here.
7. REMIXECOLOGY MID-SUMMER HIKE DREAMS
Saturday, July 15, 2017, 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Hiking isn’t something “we” necessarily do much, so REMIXEcology is trying to break that stereotype and pull young black professionals outdoors to help everyone become more active. You’ll be hiking in the Woodlands Preserve in Belle Chase. It’s a 5.5 mile hike suitable for all experience levels. If you’ve never been hiking, unwind and connect in a peaceful and welcoming environment with REMIXEcology. Learn more here.
8. YOUNG FUNNY PRESENTS: SUMMER CAMP
Saturday, July 15, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Put on your bathing suit, grab your water guns, and come beat the heat with We Are Young Funny at “Summer Camp!” Meet the crew at 5416 S. Claiborne Ave around 12 p.m. on July 15 for a day of water games, fun, and cool people cooling off. Learn more here.
9. THE 2017 MILLENNIAL AWARDS
Saturday, July 15, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
The Millennial Awards are like no other award ceremony. The Millennials honors dynamic young professionals who contribute to the community through public service, make significant strides in business sectors, or serve as cultural ambassadors. The Millennial Awards will be open to all young professionals of varied career levels & stages in Louisiana and across the U.S. Learn more here.
10. ABSTRACT NOLA: SUMMER SUNDAZE
Sunday, July 16, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
This art party is held every Sunday this summer. Every week is a different show, spotlighting the city’s most talented creatives in the area. This week will feature singer/songwriter/visual artist/designer Quinton Hakeem and sounds by EF CUTTIN! Learn more here.
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