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Papa Noel Party!

Saturday, December 15

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


To say goodbye to the Riverworks Discovery, our fall traveling exhibit, explore Cajun and Creole culture as we celebrate the Louisiana bonfire tradition that happens along the Great River Road to “light the way” for Papa Noel. Listen to special story times with local authors Johnette Downing and Alexis Braud, and illustrator Heather Stanley. Take a NOLA-themed holiday photo with Papa Noel, who will visit from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and dance to festive Creole and Zydeco Music by Richard Scott and Lulu Reeks.

Winter Camp 1: Food & Fun Camp

Wednesday, December 26 – Friday, December 28

During “Food & Fun” Camp, plan and shop for a pretend family meal in the Little Grocery Store. Design your own menu, then prepare and serve your food in Kids’ Café!  Design your own habitat for winter animals, and create art using ice.

Registration will close on Monday, December 17 at 12:00 p.m.

Click Here to Register!


Winter Camp 2: Talk & Play Camp

Wednesday, January 2 – Friday, January 4

During “Talk & Play” Camp, we are celebrating the Talk & Play Center, our exhibit focused on playful literacy and storytelling. Put on a puppet show, write your own whimsical poem, create a story collage, read and act out stories, and more!

Registration will close on Friday, December 28 at 12:00 p.m.

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Festival of Trees Raffle and “Best of the Fest” Tree Voting!

LCM has some great items available in our Festival of Trees raffle! Purchase a $10 raffle ticket for a chance to win six incredible items!
  • Dillards Designer Decorated Tree
  • Disney World – Park Hopper Passes
  • A Two-Night Stay at the Ritz-Carlton
  • Kendra Scott Jewelry
  • $100 Bouquet of Bills
  • LCM Birthday Blast Party

Thank you to Dillard’s, Disney World, Ritz-Carlton New Orleans, Kendra Scott and Amy Germain for your support!

Vote for your favorite “Best of the Fest Tree” by December 27 and purchase raffle tickets by December 20th: Here!

New Year’s Eve Kids’ Countdown to Noon!

Monday, December 31

9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Ring in the New Year at the most family-friendly party in town!  This New Year’s Eve is a very special one since it is the LAST we will be celebrating on Julia Street! You don’t want to miss the fun!  LCM’s countdown to NOON culminates with a colorful confetti toss and a balloon release. Make a noisemaker and festive paper bag party hat! Enjoy live music  with Free Agents Brass Band and help us look forward to 2019 in style!

Special event ticketing applies. Admission is $8/person for LCM Members and $12/person for Non-Members. Pre-registration is strongly recommended.

To register, click here .


Please note: the Museum will close at 3:00 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.

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