Dan Stein's Beer 101: Sour Beers
7 p.m. Wednesday
St. James Cheese Co., 5004 Prytania St., (504) 899-4737
Dan Stein, owner of Stein's Market & Deli, and Derek Lintern of NOLA Brewing lead a tasting of sour beers from around the world. The tasting includes cheese, charcuterie from Cleaver and Co. and bread from Bellegarde Bakery. Reservations are required. Tickets $30.
Grass-fed Beef Picnic
6:30 p.m. Wednesday
Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse, 716 Iberville St., (504) 522-2467
The steak house hosts a picnic-themed meal featuring grass-fed beef from Gonsoulin Land and Cattle ranch near New Iberia. Dessert, a cocktail and wine are included. Tickets are $55, and $10 of each ticket goes to Grow Dat Youth Farm.
Street Fare Derby
4 p.m.-8 p.m. Saturday; 12:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Sunday
New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course, 1751 Gentilly Blvd., (504) 944-5515vwww.fairgroundsracecourese.com
The food truck roundup features live music during the track's Summer Quarter Horse Meet. Food trucks include Bratz Y'all, Dirty Dishes, Food Drunk, Frencheeze, La Cocinita, Rue Chow, Woody's Fish Tacos and others. Street Fare tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the gate; $75 VIP admission includes early entrance.