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Weekend Picks: the height of Falcons Hate Week

We’ve been waiting for this moment for two whole weeks.

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.

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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. 

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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
Opening Hours
Mon Closed
Tue 10am–4pm
Wed 10am–4pm, 8pm–12am
Thu-Sat 10am–4pm
Sun Closed
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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.

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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
Open Now
Mon-Thu 7am–10pm
Fri-Sat 7am–12am
Sun 7am–10pm
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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.