The Wknd Spill: Larry June, Saints vs Falcons, New Orleans Fashion Week & Film Festival + More

by Ashlee Nicole

Hey, y’all! My fave month of the year is here! Not only is November my birthday month (Nov. 3), but it also starts the countdown to one of my fave holidays ever: Christmas! 

This weekend, Xavier University is celebrating homecoming, DJ Soul Sister is celebrating her birthday, and She Loves is celebrating girl power at their annual brunch! There’s so much more to do this weekend, so go through the list, find your jam, and have a blast! Oh, and don’t forget to SHARE this list with ya people! 

Here’s what’s poppin’ the weekend of Nov. 5Nov. 7:

ALL WKND

Xavier Homecoming 2021:
11/5: The official XU Alumni Homecoming Day Party
2-8p | Culture Park | Free

11/5: Xavier’s Official All-Black Homecoming Alumni Party
Hosted by Kenny Burns
10:30p | Republic NOLA | Tickets

11/6: Forever Gold: Xavier’s Official Homecoming Alumni Party
w DJs Keith Scott + Hollaback
11p | OHM Lounge | Tickets

11/6: HBCU-ish Alumni Brunch + Day Party
w DJs Kid Nice + DJ Jess + DJ Panda
Gates @ 11a | Culture Park 

Saints vs Falcons Weekend @ Treehouse:
11/5: Weekend Kickoff w Ari – More Info
11/6: Weekend Takeover w Mr. Rugs + Kenny Burns – More Info
11/7: Game Afterparty w Mark Ingram + Alvin Kamara – More Info
Treehouse | Text (504) 547-6201 for table resy

New Orleans Fashion Week – Throughout the weekend, the extraordinary event will showcase the talented and creative spirits of the New Orleans & Southern-based fashion and beauty scene. NOFW will feature a series of the hautest fashion events to attend. Peep the runway schedule!

New Orleans Film Festival premieres – In its 30th year, the NOFF will offer both in-person and virtual screenings. From Nov. 5 – 14, films will screen at AMC Elmwood Palace 20, the Orpheum Theater, the Broad Theater, and its Broadside outdoor cinema. Peep the printable film schedule

FRIDAY, NOV. 5

Soul Sister’s 15th Annual Birthday Jam: A Night At The Famous – Hurricane Ida forced DJ Soul Sis to cancel her party, but she’s making up for that with a full-on, funked-up, turnt-up bday celebration. Charlie V will serve as the master of ceremonies, Tony Hall and the New Orleans All-Stars will be performing, and the legendary DJ Slick Leo will also be on the 1s and 2s. FYI: The first 100 people get a free Famous Disco logo cookie!
Doors @ 9p | Tiptinas | Tickets

The Tipping Point – Good Music. Good People. Good Vibes. with DJ Jess and DJ FTK.
11p | Dragon’s Den | 21+ | Free

SATURDAY, NOV. 6

Saints Fan Fest – Celebrate as the Saints take on the Dirty Birds at Faubourg’s family fest. Saints legends, Roman Harper and Jahri Evans, along with other Alumni will be at the brewery for autographs and photos with fans! Plus, there will be live music, free raffles, a Saints cheer team, lots of fun activities for the kids, great craft beer, and tasty food vendors.
11a – 7p | Faubourg Brewing Co. | Free

Brunch of Love – What’s better than brunch? Brunching with a purpose! The party brunch will be hosted by Maegan Rachel, and will feature a bomb brunch menu from Chef Eryn A’leah, sounds by DJs Keith Scott and Legatron Prime, bottomless mimosas (until 3p), live music, photo activations, silent auctions, and more. This event is brought to you by She Loves, a non-profit, community initiative to empower each girl to curate a life She Loves by first teaching girls to love themselves.
2 – 6p | Treme Market Branch | Tickets

Scorpio Takeover – Where my Scorpios at?! 🥰♏ Tap into this second annual event and celebrate with DJ Jess, DJ Spin Griffey, and photographer extraordinaire, Ashley Thomas — all Scorpios. Plus, Antwigadee will be coming thru as the special guest. [Outfit] Assignment: Earth Tones!
9p | Culture Park

SUNDAY, NOV. 7

Larry June: Orange Print Pollstar Tour – During the pandemic, I’ve become a huge Larry June fan and I’m so stoked that Uncle Larry is coming to NOLA to provide all his organic hits.  
Doors @ 7p | House of Blues | Tickets

 

The Wknd Spill is your guide to a weekend in New Orleans. If you’d like to see your event on the list, hit me up

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