Entertainment, Food

Weekend Picks: Everything but watching that football game

So what the Saints aren’t playing. It’s still going to be a great weekend.

This was supposed to be the week. The week we played the game. The week we won.

No, we’re not still bitter.  But there’s so much going on in the city, we won’t have to watch football on Sunday!


What: Harry Potter Trivia Pub Crawl
Where: French Quarter
When: Feb. 1, 1 – 10 p.m.
Cost: $15
Wizards and muggles welcome! Top winners get some Harry Potter swag and we’ll have plenty of opportunities to win bar tabs and Potter shots. Click here for more information.

What: SoLA Mangia Grand Opening
Where: St. Roch Market
When: Feb. 1, 5-11 p.m.
Cost: various
At Mangia, get to know dishes influenced by a mashup of Cajun, Creole, and Italian cuisine.


What: Brick Universe LEGO Expo
Where: Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center
When: Feb. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: $18
BrickUniverse is the ultimate LEGO fan experience. Building zones, professional LEGO artists, massive LEGO displays, and more. Click here for more information.


What: Super Bowl Blackout Second Line
Where: Jackson Square
When: Feb. 3, 2 p.m.
Cost: Free
The best part about this second line? Referee penalty flag handkerchiefs. Click here for more information.

What: Boycott Bowl
Where: Fulton Street
When: Feb. 3,  Noon
Cost: $10-$50
The grand dame of #PettyParties. Choppa, Partners ‘N’ Crime, Shamarr Allen, Rockin Doopsie are all on the ticket. Proceeds go to NORD. Click here for tickets.