Mid-City Dessert Pig-Out and Ugly Sweater Party
6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday
Finn McCool's Irish Pub, 3701 Banks St., (504) 486-9080
Nate the Pie Guy and Beignet Roule sell desserts, Boo Koo BBQ & Burgers serves more substantial fare and Finn McCool's serves frozen Irish coffee and other dessert drinks. There is an ugly sweater contest. Visit www.myhousenola.com for details.
Chocolate, Cheese & Champagne
7 p.m. Thursday
Bittersweet Confections, 725 Magazine St., (504) 523-2626
Bittersweet Confections chocolates are paired with Champagnes and cheeses from St. James Cheese Co. Liquor-filled chocolates and truffle-filled cheeses are featured. Visit bittersweetconfections.eventbrite.com to make reservations. Admission $45.
Feast of the Seven Fishes
6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday
Red Gravy, 125 Camp St., (504) 561-8844
Chef Roseann Melisi Rostoker serves a five-course traditional Italian advent seafood dinner. Visit bit.ly/redgravy7 for menu details and reservations. Dinner $65.