12PM to 1PM: Join members of Louisiana History Alive at the Shadowbox Theatre for a special matinee performance of their Third Sunday Salon featuring two very different women: the aristocratic Baroness Pontalba, and the "Mother of Orphans" Margaret Haughery.
Later that day...... A festive, joyous, and slightly raucous memorial of Veronica Russell’s life with a series of events on Sunday, September 21, 2014.
530PM: Second-Line Parade from 1233 Ursulines to One Eyed Jacks at 615 Toulouse. Egg Yolk Jubilee, Noisician Coalition, ‘tit Rex, and the Big Easy Rollergirls are participating. Lineup begins at 5PM. Costumes are encouraged.
7PM: Memorial for Veronica Russell featuring (among others) Noisician Coalition, Trixie Minx, the Big Easy Rollergirls, parade from 'tit Rex, a fashion show, Louisiana History Alive, Alex McMurray, Diana Shortes, Krewe de Jeanne d’Arc, and Valparaiso Men’s Chorus. Doors at 6PM.
Food provided on a first come, first served basis. Costumes are ENCOURAGED. This is a NON-SMOKING event.
Attendees are also encouraged to bring letters, stories, memories, etc. to place in a letterbox for Veronica’s family.
In lieu of a cover charge, donating to Louisiana History Alive is strongly suggested.