Bow Wow Luau
7 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday
Arbor Room at Popp Fountain, New Orleans City Park, 30 Zachary Taylor Drive, (504) 488-2896
The fundraiser for NOLA City Bark features a luau theme and Hawaiian food and cocktails, as well as wine and beer. The band Prescriptions performs, and there's an auction. Contact NOLA City Bark at (504) 483-9377 for information. Tickets $101 and up.
Louisiana Saturday Night
7 p.m. Saturday
Cochon, 930 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 588-2123
The fundraiser for the Link Stryjewski Foundation features fried chicken, side dishes and pie served family-style, plus bourbon cocktails and Champagne. Rik Slave's Country Persuasion performs. Tickets are $75 including tax and tip.
Monsters of Rustic Cuisine
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday
Press Street Station, 5 Press St., (504) 249-5622
Chef Michael Doyle serves a six-course meal of rustic dishes. The menu features barbecue shrimp over grits, salad, Gulf fish amandine, chicken with garlic, potatoes and vinegar, and chocolate and Stilton cheese. Wine pairings are available. Tickets are $45 plus tax and tip, or $70 with wine.