Merry Christmas to all who celebrate! Find things to do this week to fill your holiday with fun – think a classic ballet, a Saints game watch party, and community yoga – plus our picks for your best New Years Eve ever.
Wednesday, December 25
Christmas Day Brunch
Don’t feel like cooking or hanging out by the fire at Christmas? Treat yourself to this delicious brunch featuring a specially selected menu of breakfast, lunch and everything in between. Of course, your meal will conclude with a station full of delectable desserts, too. (The Roosevelt New Orleans // 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. // $109)
Friday, December 27
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
Keep the Christmas vibes going with an exquisite performance of this classic ballet. The Moscow Ballet stops by New Orleans on their “Dove of Peace” tour, featuring world-class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, and a two-dancer Dove of Peace with a 20-foot wingspan. (Saenger Theatre // 3 p.m. // $28+)
Sunday, December 29
Saints vs. Panthers Watch Party
Head over to this well-loved local watering hole to catch the Saints on the big screen while you enjoy your favorite beers. (Miel Brewery & Taproom // 12:00-3:50 p.m. // Free to attend)
Monday, December 30
Yoga at the Carver
Feeling tired or unmotivated after post-Christmas binge watches on the couch? Stretch your legs at this community yoga class lead by Domineaux Yoga at this historic site. (Carver Theatre // 5:30 p.m. // donation-based admission)
Tuesday, December 31
Love Tempo: A Classic New Year’s Eve Dance Party!
Pop music of all kinds and all eras will be played at this fun and funky dance party. Whether you love Prince, Lizzo or an icon in between, you’re sure to love this playlist that will fuel you to dance into the new year. (The Domino // 9 p.m. // FREE to attend)