NEW ORLEANS, LA - NOVEMBER 22: New Orleans Saints defense and Atlanta Falcons offense at the line of scrimmage before an extra point attempt during the NFL regular season football game on Thursday, Nov, 22, 2018 at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA. (Photo by Ric Tapia/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Weekend Picks: the height of Falcons Hate Week

The glorious end of an extended Falcons Hate Week is upon us! We get our first crack at Dirty Bird Gumbo before Thanksgiving.

by Mary Staes | November 6, 2019

The glorious end of an extended Falcons Hate Week is upon us! We get our first crack at Dirty Bird Gumbo before Thanksgiving.

Here are our weekend picks for Nov. 8-10:

Fri. Nov. 8, 2019

Photo by Matthew Hinton

What: Black & Gold Fan Fest
When: Noon
Where: Hancock Whitney Building
Price: Free

Need a break from work? Head to the pep rally at the Hancock Whitney building to kickoff the weekend. There will be giveaways for tickets & sideline passes to the Atlanta game, as well as food sampling and appearances by Deuce McAllister, the Saintsations, and Sir Saint. Click here for more details.

Hancock Whitney Bank
Getting there
701 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70139, USA
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am–4pm
Sat-Sun Closed
More Info
(Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images for Universal Pictures)

What: Movies in the Park: Little
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Oliver Bush Playground, 2500 Caffin Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117-2709
Price: Free

Little stars boss Regina Hall, who wakes up suddenly stuck in Marsai Martin’s smaller body. Issa Rae stars as the one who tries to keep Martin’s big attitude in check. Lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics welcome. Free and open to all. Movie starts at dusk. Click here for more information. 

2500 Fats Domino Ave
Getting there
2500 Fats Domino Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117, USA

Sat. Nov. 9, 2019

What: Crescent City Creative Carnival 
When: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: Jazz Market
Price: Tickets range from $7.50 – $15

This one-day event brings together artists, creators, and entrepreneurs together for panel discussions, master classes, music and lots of networking opportunities. Click here to see the schedule of speakers and events. 

New Orleans Jazz Market
Getting there
1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113, USA
Hours
Mon Closed
Tue 10am–4pm
Wed 10am–4pm, 9pm–1am
Thu-Fri 10am–4pm
Sat-Sun Closed
More Info

What: Salsa Saturdays
When: 8 – 11 p.m.
Where: 30/90 NOLA
Price: Free

With 30/90’s stage and a great dance-floor, this a perfect venue for both dancers and people who just want to listen to a great live Latin band. Click here for more info.

30°/-90°
$$$$
Getting there
520 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
Hours
Mon-Tue 5pm–2am
Wed Closed
Thu 5pm–2am
Fri-Sat 4pm–4am
Sun 5pm–2am

Sun. Nov. 10, 2019

What:  Poolside Yoga
When: 11 a.m.
Where: The Drifter Hotel
Price: $10

Need to breathe before the Saints game? All levels and bodies are welcome to this poolside yoga class that embraces the power of fall equinox and challenges both yin & yang energy. The $10 costs covers the class and all-day pool access, but be sure to bring your own mat.

The Drifter Hotel
Getting there
3522 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA
Hours
Mon-Sun 9am–8pm
More Info
(Photo by Ric Tapia/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

What: Falcons vs. Saints
When: Noon
Where: Superdome
Price: Ticket prices vary

FALCONS HATE WEEK IS COMING TO A HEAD! (Editor’s note: Don’t let the cold temperatures allow you to forget that THE FALCONS BLEW A 25-POINT LEAD IN THE SUPER BOWL… ahem.) So you haven’t gotten tickets to the game? No worries! Because even if you don’t have tickets, we know you’ll be watching. So, tap here to check out our list on the best bars in the city to watch the game.

Mary Staes

Mary Staes

Mary Staes is Digital Content Lead for Very Local. She works with our freelancers and crafts content for our social media platforms and website. Before Very Local, she worked with CBS affiliate WWL-TV as a web producer and weekend assignment editor for about 4 years. She has also handled broadcast coverage for 160 Marine Reserve training facilities while she served as an active duty Marine. As a native New Orleanian, she takes being "very local" to heart. She loves being intertwined with the culture and figuring out how there are less than two degrees of separation between us all, whether we're natives or not.

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