The Academy takes advantage of New Orleans hospitality, cuisine and its music by assembling a wide array of special events during the Annual Meeting. Here are some of the highlights:
Entertainer Kenny Rogers performs at the third annual AAOS President's Concert to benefit the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF). The concert takes place at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21 in the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans. Ticket costs for the event range from $50 for upper balcony seats to $250 for a Grand Suite and champagne reception with Kenny Rogers. All proceeds from the event go to fund orthopaedic education and research projects; a percentage of the ticket cost is tax deductible. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first serve basis through Bravo Special Events at (800) 256-9979.
Sak's Fifth Avenue will welcome the Academy to New Orleans with its Gala Welcoming Party on Thursday, March 19. Enjoy gourmet and creole cooking from some of the finest restaurants in New Orleans.
The Mardi Gras World Theme Party will take place on Friday March 20. Wander through the Kern Sculptor Company's special Mardi Gras set decorations-from Rex King of Carnival to Bacchus.
Kenny Rogers will perform at the third annual AAOS President's Concert to benefit the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation.