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Four Fun Things to Do This March 4th Weekend

09:00 February 28, 2022
By: Gracie Wise

First, bring the whole family to Thrillville for an unforgettable carnival experience. You'll enjoy over 30 rides, food, games, and performances from Aquatic Acrobatics, Dominguez Circus, and Sea Lion Splash. Local artists like Bag of Donuts, Rockin' Dopsie, and Amanda Shaw will also be there to bring the fair to life. The fair will take place at the Shrine on Airline from Friday, March 4 to Sunday, March 13. It's sure to bring a smile to your face! 6000 Airline Dr., Metairie,

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If you love puppies, then make sure to head on over to the Krewe du Pooch Dog Parade on Saturday, March 5, at 12 p.m. Watch as people and dogs of all breeds and sizes move in pretty carriages and wagons for this year's theme, "A Fairy Tail." Keep your eyes peeled--you might see your favorite storybook or Disney character in the parade! There will also be pet adoptions, food trucks, and live music after the parade. 2623 Lakeshore Dr., Mandeville, 985-624-3147,

Arts District of New Orleans (ADNO) will welcome art enthusiasts back to their First Saturday Gallery Exhibits on Saturday, March 5. Enjoy an evening stroll along Julia Street as you admire paintings, drawings, and other works of art from local artists. You'll also enjoy musical and culinary creations along the way as you relish the art of the city's pleasing aesthetics! Visit the Arts District's website to see participating galleries. Julia St., 225-205-9416,

Finally, how about live music? Don't forget to catch Jazmine Sullivan: Live at Fillmore on Sunday, March 6, at 7 p.m. She'll perform hits from Heaux Tales, Mo' Tales such as "Pick Up Your Feelings," Girl Like Me," and "On It." If you enjoyed her performance at Essence Fest and the House of Blues, you'll love this year's concert as part of "The Heaux Tales Tour!" 6 Canal St., 504-881-1555,

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