Dinner with Friends
7 p.m. Wednesday
Bar Frances, 4525 Freret St., (504) 371-5043
Bar Frances presents a four-course dinner featuring farmhouse cheeses made in the South, and representatives from St. James Cheese Company will discuss farmhouse cheeses. Wine pairings are included. Tickets $60.
Summertime Blues Food Hop + Shop
5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday
The Shops at Canal Place, 333 Canal St., (504) 522-9200
The event features free beer from Urban South Brewery, and there are offerings from food trucks Frencheeze, Food Drunk, Diva Dawg and Grilling Shilling. There's music by Colin Lake and a raffle to benefit Team Gleason. Free admission.
An August Night at Antoine's
7 p.m. Saturday
Antoine's Restaurant, 713 St. Louis St., (504) 581-4422
The fundraiser for Symphony Chorus New Orleans includes wine, oysters Foch, shrimp remoulade, crabmeat ravigote, choice of Gulf fish amandine or filet mignon with marchand de vin, creamed spinach and baked Alaska. Symphony Chorus also performs. For information, call (504) 289-0633. Tickets $150 (includes tax and tip).