Series Features Extended Hours, Entertainment, and Free Admission on Wednesday Evenings in October
The New Orleans Botanical Garden will extend its hours to 8pm every Wednesday
during the month of October beginning Wednesday, October 5, 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 local food vendors.
Free Hours: 10am to 8pm
Special Programing: 5pm to 8pm
October 26 Javier Gutierrez, guitar with La Cocinita Food Truck
Enter through the Oscar J. Tolmas Building (5 Victory Avenue)