While this Summer is sure to be different than those of the past, there are still events across New Orleans to look forward to. From days dedicated to nonprofits to movie nights to luxury real estate auctions, these virtual events taking place this June are worth noting.
6.2 GiveNOLA Day
This 24-hour giving event is hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation and encourages people to give generously to nonprofits that make our region stronger. Over 800 regional nonprofits are participating in this year's GiveNola Day!
6.7 #NolaMovieNight screening King Creole
The Historic New Orleans Collection continues to host its virtual film event. "#NolaMovieNight offers an opportunity for film lovers (and critics) to gather virtually to share thoughts and observations about various titles from the rich Louisiana filmography." Watch King Creole this Sunday at 7 p.m. at home, and participate in discussion on Twitter.
6.9 Belle Alliance Estate Auction
Heritage Auctions' latest luxury real estate auction is located just outside of New Orleans in Donaldsonville, Louisiana. The estate was originally designed by Henry Howard and underwent an incredible restoration that added modern amenities while preserving its charm. The no-reserve auction will take place entirely online and can be all yours on Tuesday, June 9.
6.18 Virtual Conversation with Author Lisa Wingate
Join New York Time's best-selling author Lisa Wingate in a virtual discussion about her new book The Book of Lost Friends, which was inspired by the Historic New Orleans Collection's Lost Friends database, a companion to the groundbreaking Purchased Lives exhibition.
6.22 Online French Summer School
Don't lose your French this Summer! Starting June 22, Alliance Francaise de La Nouvelle Orleans is offering an online interactive course options for all ages and levels.