Weekly Wins: Things to Do in New Orleans 10/16 – 10/22



Wednesday, October 16

Danny Brown

This Detroit rapper was on a lengthy hiatus until he recently re-emerged with the announcement of his new album and tour. Celebrate Danny Brown’s new music and return to the well-deserved spotlight by catching him live. (Republic NOLA // 7 p.m. // $25+)


Thursday, October 17

Wicked at Saenger Theatre

Wicked has made it to the stage in NOLA, and we highly recommend it. Witchiness abounds in this classic musical, so it’s perfect for Halloween season! Varying ticket prices make it a ‘pick your own price’ adventure. (Saenger Theatre // Dates and Times Vary // $49+) 


Friday, October 18

Return to the 90s Sip and Paint ft DJ Jubilee

DJ Jubilee will spin the best rap and r&b tunes while you paint and enjoy drinks and food from local food vendors. Don’t miss this fun and creative twist on a paint night! (Gather Gallery // 8-11 p.m. // $5+)


Saturday, October 19

Asian Pacific Foodie Night

Come enjoy Asian Pacific favorites and try new dishes at this night market/foodie paradise. You’ll also enjoy live music and entertainment, and proceeds will benefit the Westbank Unit of the Boys and Girls Club of Gretna and the Responsibility House. (Gretna Farmers Marketplace // 5-10 p.m. // FREE)


Sunday, October 20

IPNO’s Costume Sale 

Still haven’t found a spooktacular costume for Halloween? Innocence Project New Orleans is here to help. Better yet, their proceeds will support their mission of freeing innocent people from prison and advocating for criminal justice policies that reduce wrongful convictions. (The Church at Hotel Peter + Paul // 11:00 – 3:30 p.m. // Prices Vary) 


Monday, October 21

New England Patriots vs New York Jets New Orleans Watch Party

It’s game time! Come to the American Sports Saloon to watch the Jets face off against the Patriots on the big screen. Plus, you don’t want to miss out on tasty food and drinks! (American Sports Saloon // 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. // FREE)


Tuesday, October 22

Howlin’ Wolf Comedy Beast Stand-Up Showcase 

Need something to get you through the week? Andrew Polk and Cyrus Cooper of The New Movement comedy theatre will make you laugh until your sides hurt at this FREE event. (Howlin’Wolf // 8:30 p.m. // FREE) 

Do you have your own ‘weekly win’ that you’d add to this list? Show off all of the fun things you do this week by tagging #FrayLife #NOLAFray in your social posts.

Want to stay active while having fun? Here are some awesome races coming to NOLA over the next few months!

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