Sunday, April 14

A Taste of New Orleans

Sunken Gardens Theater, Brackenridge Park

12 p.m. - 11 p.m. (also Friday and Saturday, April 12-13)

This is a huge venue set behind the gardens. Lots of open-air and fascinating Cajun and Creole food options like: gumbos, crayfish, etouffes, red beans and rice, boudin, andouille sausage, Cajun fried fish, desserts, and alligator tails. And in the foreground: New Orleans jazz!

Family-friendly with a play area for the kids including: face painting, a power slide, rock-wall climbing , bungee-bounce and balloons.

Bring your blankets and folding chairs and spend the entire evening here. Definitely worth the cost of admission!

OTHER POPULAR CHOICES:

Fiesta Ole: Hyatt Regency Hill Country, 9800 Hyatt Resort Dr., 10 a.m. -2 p.m.

Champagne and Diamonds Brunch: Witte Museum, Mays Family Center, 3801 Broadway, 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.