Happy Friday, loves, and a special Happy Homecoming weekend to my alma mater, Dillard University! This weekend, DU takes on its longtime rival, Xavier University at the annual basketball game, Jon B. resurfaces to perform his hits from the 90s, and Zoo-To-Do For Kids is happening at Audubon… plus more!
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. 12 – Nov. 14:
11/12: Dillard vs Xavier Basketball Game
5:30p | Lakefront Arena | Tickets
11/13: Homecoming Parade
9a | Gentilly Community | Route
11/13: Love All Block Party
12p | Student Union Parking Lot
11/13: You Only Live Twice Comedy Show
8p | Dent Hall
New Orleans Film Festival premieres – In its 30th year, the NOFF will offer both in-person and virtual screenings. This weekend, in-person 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. 12
Zoo-To-Do for Kids – Bring the fam out to Audubon Zoo for this annual, kiddo event. Presented by Children’s Hospital New Orleans, ZTDK will feature food from over 40 local eateries, kid-friendly snacks, multiple stages with live music, sing-along groups, games, inflatables, crafts, magicians, face painters, and much more.
5p | Audubon Zoo | More Info
Flippen Fridays – You may know Moe Flippen as MrEarnDatBody, but this weekend, the fitness trainer is stepping out of the gym and into Treehouse for the first installment of his monthly event to celebrate local entrepreneurs with two events in one night: Sip with Stars, a mixer and forum designed to give flowers to homegrown stars; and Celebrate with Stars, the party. This month’s honorees are Britni Marie, Jamie Dunn, and Seven Johnson. It’s a red carpet type of night hosted by August Alsina with live performances by singer Casmé, and bounce phenomenon, HaSizzle.
7p | Treehouse | Tickets
SATURDAY, NOV. 13
Jon B – Now you know Jon B‘s music used to be the jam! [Queues “R U Still Down? (Remember Me)“] If you’re a fan, check out the OG crooner performing all of his hits from back in the day and today. DJ Raj Smoove will be on the 1s and 2s.
8p | House of Blues | Tickets
Kountry Wayne & Friends – Funnyman, Kountry Wayne, is known for his viral skits, appearances on MTV’s Wild N Out, and more. He, along with a few friends, will be providing the laughs and vibes at The Fillmore.
8p | Fillmore | Tickets