METAIRIE, La. -- There's a lot of fun in store at the Shrine on Airline, and it starts this weekend when NFL player and New Orleans native Tyrann Mathieu hosts the celebrity Kickball Classic to benefit the Tyrann Mathieu Foundation.
Baby Cakes General Manager Cookie Rojas stopped by the Twist studio to talk about all the great events coming up. Watch the video above to see what he has to say.
Saturday, March 24, the Kickball Classic will feature current and former professional athletes and celebrities including Patrick Peterson, Jarvis Landry, Ted Ginn Jr, Saquon Barkley, Jamal Adams, Brad Wing, Josh Magee, Antione Bethea, Chandler Jones, Tony Jefferson, Haason Reddick and many more.
Money raised benefits Mathieu's foundation, which helps underprivileged children right here in New Orleans. Click here for tickets and more info.
Next week, on March 27, the LSU Tigers baseball team will take on the UL Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns for the Wally Pontiff Jr. Classic. Click here for more information.
A few days later, it's Baby Cakes time! The season opening weekend for the New Orleans Baby Cakes is April 5-9, with fireworks on Thursday night and Friday night.