Nov 142012

Academy of the Sacred Heart will host more than 70 vendors and two book signings during its Avenue Marketplace all day Friday (Nov. 16).

For more information, see the following press release from the school:

Academy of the Sacred Heart Avenue Marketplace

The Academy of the Sacred Heart will host its Avenue Marketplace in the school’s front Courtyard on Friday, November 16 from 10 am – 5 pm at 4521 St. Charles Avenue. There will be over 70 vendors exhibiting giving visitors the opportunity to complete lots of Christmas shopping. Offerings will include Christmas gift items, jewelry, books, food, fashion apparel, home décor, works by local artists and merchandise from local boutiques.

Tom Varisco will sign his new book Jackson Squared from 3-4 pm. Jackson Squared documents a year in the life of the French Quarter’s Jackson Square with photos by Varisco, Will Crocker and Jackson Hill and essays by John Biguenet, John Carr, Nicole Biguenet Pedersen and Susan Sarver. Great Christmas gift.

Another signing of a Book Trilogy will take place from 2-3 pm. Titles include Wild Abundance, A Million Wings and First Shooting Light. The cook book Wild Abundance features recipes from famous local chefs John Besh and Donald Link. The other two books in the series are photographic journals about hunting clubs in Louisiana. One or all three books make great gifts for the hunter in your life.

Price of admission is $5.

The event is open to the public.

For more information, call at 269-1210 or

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