October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and restaurants from around the city of New Orleans are jumping in to do their part.
The Hard Rock Café, located at 418 N Peters Street in New Orleans, is teaming up with the New Orleans Friends of Breast Cancer Research Foundation to present an evening of great food, music, silent auctions and more.
Below is the official information the event.
BREAST FEST 2011 - Saturday, October 22nd
5PM: Breast Fest Patron Party in historic Algiers Point
6PM: Breast Fest Second Line Parade from Algiers Ferry Landing, through the French Quarter to Hard Rock Cafe
7PM: Breast Fest Gala at Hard Rock Café-Satchmo Room & Balcony
Following the Breast Fest Patrons Party, Breast Cancer Research Supporters will meet at the Algiers Point Ferry Landing to ride across the Mississippi River for a Second Line Parade. All are invited to participate with Breast Cancer Survivors, Supporters, and those who’d like to join in. The Lagniappe Brass Band will lead the parade through the French Quarter to the Breast Fest Gala at 7PM at Hard Rock Cafe.
Breast Fest 2011 includes live music, food from local chefs, specialty drinks and an incredible silent auction. There will also be Booby Traps set up throughout the venue for people to donate directly to BCRF, buy specially designed event shirts, buy other specialty event-themed items, and, if a survivor of breast cancer, receive a special gift to recognize and honor them.
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