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Four Fun Things to Do This May 5th Weekend

15:00 May 03, 2022
By: Staff

Felipe's Cinco de Mayo

First up, Felipe's Cinco de Mayo parties will be happening this May 5th in epic fashion! Fiestas at all three locations will include fun activities like face painting, folklorico dancers, magicians, a photo booth, and street performers. But the stars of this day will be the delicious food and drinks. Come enjoy Felipe's award-winning tacos and tasty margaritas. The festivities start in the afternoon and are the perfect way to celebrate this day.

301 N. Peters and other locations, 504-267-4406, https://www.felipestaqueria.com

JPAS' Death Trap

Next up, JPAS' Death Trap is the perfect play to see if you're looking for a good time.This play tells the story of writer Sidney Bruhl, who has run out of ideas and one day receives a script from an old student in the mail. From there, the story makes a lot of twists and turns that will have you on the edge of your seat. The Jefferson Performing Arts Society never disappoints! Deathtrap runs May 6-22, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

177 Sala Ave., Westwego, 504-885-2000, https://www.jpas.org

Poppa Funk & the Night Tripper

Then, we have Poppa Funk & the Night Tripper at Fillmore. Come get your funk on at this show, where you are sure to be entertained. This show is a tribute to Art Neville and Dr. John, two of New Orleans' beloved musicians we lost too soon.The band includes Ivan Neville (Dumpstaphunk, keys/vocals), George Porter Jr. (The Meters, bass/vocals), Nikki Glaspie (The Nth Power, drums/vocals), Ian Neville (Dumpstaphunk, guitar), Tony Hall (Dumpstaphunk, guitar/bass/vocals), Skerik (saxophone), and Neal Francis (keys/vocals). Come out to the Fillmore to catch the show, Saturday, May 7 at 8:00 p.m.

6 Canal St., 504-881-1555.

Neyow's Cafe Mother's Day

Last but not least, our suggestion for you if you're looking to treat your mom this Mother's Day is to go to Neyow's Cafe and enjoy their Mother's Day specials. Both Neyow's Creole Cafe and Neyow's XL have delicious creole cuisine like file gumbo, pasta Bienville, BBQ shrimp, and stuffed crab, to name a few of their regular dishes. This is the perfect spot to spend the morning with Mom and have her eat and drink to her heart's delight. Special food for the special person in your life at the legendary Neyow's!

3332 Bienville St., 504-827-5474, https://neyows.com

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