13th Annual Faubourg St. John Bastille Day Block Party
By: Farrah Ross Appleman
Come get your fête on in the Faubourg St. John! All are invited to celebrate Bastille Day in the 3100 block of Ponce de Leon on Saturday July 13th from 4:45-9:45PM. There’ll be dancing, food and drink from neighborhood eateries, and an art’s market. Arrive dressed as your best Napoleon or Marie Antoinette for a chance to win the costume contest.
Vocalist Cynthia Scott will perform “La Marseillaise” at 5:30PM
Jamie Lynn Vessels, 6:00-6:45PM (Rock)
Harmonouche with Raphael Bass, 7:35 to 9:45PM (Gypsy Jazz)
Neighborhood participants include 1000 Figs, Cafe Degas, Faubourg St. John Neighborhood Association, French American Chamber of Commerce Gulf Coast Chapter, Liuzza’s by the Track, Nonna Mia, Lola’s, Pal’s Lounge, Santa Fe, Swirl Wines, and Toast Cafe.
The 13th Annual Faubourg St. John Bastille Day Block Party is sponsored by The Gulf Coast Chapter of The French American Chamber of Commerce-a non-profit that promotes investment and trade between France and Louisiana, Mississippi and southern Alabama.
Article and photo courtesy WhereYat.com