What’s going on? Our non-Jazz Fest weekend event picks for April 27-28

NEW ORLEANS -- Are you skipping Jazz Fest this weekend?

Fear not. There's still plenty to do. Here are our top non Jazz Fest events for the weekend of April 27-28, 2018:


  • St. Tammany Collectors Con - Looking for some fun on the North Shore? Collectors Con is Saturday at the Clarion Inn on Highway 190 in Covington. You'll find over 8,500 square feet of toys, comics, records, video games and more. It's from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. More info here.
  • Treme Threauxdown - Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue will host the fourth installment of their Treme Threauxdown. Special guests include Irma Thomas, Jon Cleary, Kermit Ruffins, the Soul Rebels -- and Big Freedia! It all happens Saturday at the Saenger Theatre at 8 p.m. Get tickets here.
  • Camellia City Fun Fest - The Camellia City Kids Fun Fest is a not-for-profit event intended to provide an affordable fun-filled opportunity to bring together the community and organizations that offer resources for parents, while dedicating proceeds to a St Tammany Parish Children’s Organization. It happens at Slidell's Heritage Park from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. More info here.


  • Zurich Classic - Ready to watch the masters at work? See them on the green at TPC Louisiana in Avondale. "Watch golf like a pro. Follow your favorite golfer. Feast on po-boys, crawfish, margaritas and more. Daily Tickets are valid any single day Wednesday – Sunday. Fans 17 and under are admitted FREE with a ticketed adult."  Get tickets here.