Not everyone wants to go to the French Quarter Fest. Well, maybe everyone wants to go, but not everyone wants to go all day, every day — and fortunately, this weekend offers a wide variety of events for Uptown New Orleanians who want to stay closer to home.
On Friday, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be joined by Chris Paul at Loyola University to congratulate outstanding local teachers and to recruit more.
Saturday morning includes a meeting of the Lusher Charter School governing board. The afternoon features the monthly O.C. Haley Art Market, and Saturday evening will be the opening reception for the “Hypothetical Development” artists’ visions and reimaginings of New Orleans landmarks.
On Sunday, the Sierra Club will contemplate lessons learned since last year’s oil spill.
In separate events all weekend, Loyola will also be celebrating National Dance Week and its music competition award winners in a series of performances.
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