5 ways to make the most of your week in New Orleans

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Looking for something to do this week? From a kids craft calss to [insert], here's a lineup of options to help you get off the couch and out into the world.

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Painting, drawing and paper crafts for kids 

From the event description:

Children ages 5 to 7 will explore a variety of drawing and painting techniques, such as pencil, pastel, watercolor and acrylic. Taught by artist and art historian Miriam Lilje and her team, students are encouraged to apply themselves creatively in this small group class — limited to six pupils in size to ensure each child gets personalized attention.

When: Monday, Oct. 7, 5 p.m.- Monday, Oct. 28, 6 p.m.
Where: Atelier Mimi. Studio - Gallery - Art School, 5207 Magazine St.
Admission: $100

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Monday Night Football watch party

From the event description:

The Saints game will be featured on all the big screens with amplified game sound, so you can experience the game, not just watch it. Or grab a table on the balcony overlooking the French Quarter and watch the game outside with sound. With more than 70 TVs, every seat is a good one. If you want a seat on the balcony, we recommend arriving early.

When: Monday, Oct. 7, 7-10 p.m.
Where: The American Sports Saloon, 1200 Decatur St.
Admission: Free

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Dinner with chef Michael Gulotta

From the event description:

Join us for a chef’s dinner series presented By Rene Fransen and Eddie Bonin with Chef Michael Gulotta of MoPho and Maypop, who will be creating an Asian inspired three-course dinner, served with a garden-inspired cocktail and wine, in the New Orleans Botanical Gardens’ recently opened Kitchen in the Garden.

When: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 6-9 p.m.
Where: New Orleans Botanical Garden, 5 Victory Ave.
Admission: $95

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Community class: Succulent wreath

From the event description:

We love our community classes! And succulents! This is a great piece for your door thru the fall until that holiday wreath goes up (we have a class for that too!). This is a living wreath that can transition to a table centerpiece on your porch, or even into your garden.

When: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: Fat Cat Flowers, 3914 Howard Ave.
Admission: $75

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A special free Wednesday tasting 

From the event description:

On Wednesday, Craig Baker will host a free tasting of French wine that he has personally selected for the Misa Imports portfolio. We'll have special discounts for attendees the night of the event. If you'd like a little something to snack on with your wine, resident cheesemonger Casey Foote will select and present a classic French cheese plate.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 9, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Swirl Wine Bar & Market, 3143 Ponce De Leon St.
Admission: Free

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