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New Orleans Events:
Festival season is year-round! Check out the links below for upcoming New Orleans events that might correspond with your wedding plans.
Allstate Sugar Bowl in January
Carnival Season begins January 6 and continues until Mardi Gras
Tennessee Williams Literary Festival in March
French Quarter Music Festival in April
Zurich Classic Golf Tournament in April
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in April and May
New Orleans Food and Wine Experience in May
Essence Music Festival in July
Satchmo Summerfest in August
VooDoo Music Festival in October
Holiday Season's Annual Celebration in the Oaks Beginning the day after Thanksgiving throughout holiday season.
Rev. Samantha McGovern
201 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70170
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The title may sound morbid when planning a wedding, but on a lighter note during our most difficult times, our "Love Among the Ruins" story was a light in our lives.
We asked Chris Rose, Times Picayune reporter and author, to report on the impending marriage and love story between Katie, a volunteer animal rescuer who quit her job to follow her heart, which led her straight to Paul, the military man who was assigned to protect her!
The story is included in Chris Rose's new edition of "One Dead In Attic". We heard about the entry of our couple's romance recently on WWL news radio and called in to speak with Chris -- and needless to say, we hope you will buy Chris' book for many different reasons -- the pain, the healing -- the REBIRTH -- and a little amore' along the way in post-Katrina New Orleans!
Tell us what you think of Love Among the Ruins!
Romance in New Orleans performed the first wedding in the French Quarter after Hurricane Katrina, LIVE on Good Morning America, Sunday, October 9th, 2005!
Click here for a link to the segment!
01. Wedding Location (free or fee)
02. Carriage Ride to and from Ceremony
03. Bridal Bouquet and Groom's Boutonniere
05. Champagne or Sparkling Cider and Souvenir Glasses
06. Wedding Cake w/Plates, Napkins & Utensils
07. Professional or Snapshot Photographer
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