Series Features Extended Hours, Entertainment, and Free Admission on Wednesday Evenings in April (2017)
The New Orleans Botanical Garden will extend its hours to 8pm every Wednesday during the month of April to celebrate "Evenings
with Enrique." Throughout the year, each Wednesday is free to Louisiana residents, courtesy of The Helis Foundation.
Each week, "Evenings with Enrique" will feature local musicians playing among the collection of 14 sculptures by the famed Mexican-American artist. Guides will be available to discuss the life and work of Enrique Alférez under enhanced lighting and
fire baskets suspended from the branches of the Live Oak tree. Guests are invited to purchase mojitos and Latin food provided by La Cocinita Food Truck.
Free Hours: 10am to 8pm
Special Programing: 5pm to 8pm
4/12 Oscar Sanchez (pianist and singer from Honduras)
4/19 Patricia Fisher (harpist and conposer from New Orleans) and Frank Comiskey (pianist and composer from New Orleans)
4/26 Raphael Bas (guitarist and singer from France)
Enter through the Oscar J. Tolmas Building (5 Victory Avenue). Call (504) 483-9472 with questions.