Elizabeth and Clifton LeBlanc
Don your best seersucker ensemble - or summer chic - for this party that kicks off the summer social season. Hosted by the Shops at Canal Place, the event benefits the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.
Partygoers will enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres from local restaurants and luscious libations; shopping specials, entertainment, and raffles, including: Entertainment, Shopping, Wine, Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown, Indulgence and Kohlmeyer Circle Art. There's even a seersucker ensemble contest!
The Legacy Award: Gina Phillips
Given to a person in the community who has made major contributions to the arts and cultural landscape through education and creative initiatives.
Seersucker ensemble judges
L. Kasimu Harris and Trixie Minx
(One ticket is $5; 5 for $20!):
"Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown"
Kohlmeyer Circle Art
Be sure to check out photos from previous years. Sippin' in Seersucker photos!
Before May 10: Museum members: $25; nonmuseum members: $40
Day of Event: Museum members: $30; nonmuseum members: $50
2013 Restaurant Partners
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Booty's Street Food
Cleaver & Co.
Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse
The Grill Room
Highly Seasoned Catering
Maple Street Café
NOLA Girl Food Truck & Catering
P.F. Chang's Metairie
Pralines By Jean
Tivoli & Lee at The Hotel Modern
Zea Rotisserie and Grill
What is Seersucker?
Seersucker is the quintessential Southern summer fashion. The word seersucker is derived the hindi, urdu and Persian words "shir o shakara"?meaning "milk and sugar" referring to the alternating stripes woven into the fabric.