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Fall is a time for family and festivities. While the introduction of COVID-19 has significantly changed how society is allowed to celebrate, New Orleans is keeping the spirit alive by hosting events both virtually and in-person. Below, you will find a list of activities that you and your family can experience throughout the month of November.
1. 31st Annual New Orleans Film Festival
Spanning over three weeks from November 4thto 22nd, New Orleans Film Society is hosting their 31st annual New Orleans Film Festival. Emerge yourself into over 160 diverse stories told by filmmakers from the South and around the globe. Guests can partake in a variety of experiences, including premieres, exhibitions, panels, and workshops.
In accordance with the City of New Orleans’ safety regulations, open-air screening with be limited to 50 people per screening and virtual options are available.
2. Virtual Concert: Quarantunes
Searching for that New Orleans sound from the comfort of your own home? Visit the New Orleans Jazz Museum’s Facebook page and enjoy the Quarantunes. Beginning every Friday at 2 PM, music fans from around the world can listen to a mix of talented Jazz musicians performing from their home.
This is a free online series that will be available until October of 2021, highlighting the rich musical history of New Orleans.
While virtually experiencing New Orleans is fun, those who wish to experience it physically can travel down the Honey Island Swamp with Cajun Encounters. Guests are able to experience the beauty of one of the most untarnished ecosystems in America first-hand, and, if that is not enough, there are plenty of educational opportunities to learn about the plants and animals that inhabit it.
Guests are guaranteed the best educational experience possible with trained experts serving as their guides. Cajun Encounters is working hard to ensure not only the satisfaction but also the safety of its visitors by implementing proper COVID-19 protocol.
New Orleans Legendary Walking Tours is the perfect place to see the best that the city has to offer historically and culturally. With tours through the French Quarter, cemeteries, and Garden District, visitors are able to immerse themselves in an experience that only the Crescent City has offer.
Guests can learn more about the city of New Orleans from certified tour guides, ensuring historically accurate and informative information with an entertaining twist. Similarly, to Cajun Encounters, New Orleans Legendary Walking Tours takes its visitors health and safety as their top priority. As a result, they have also implemented COVID-19 protocol to ensure their visitors can experience the best without fear.