Tullamore D.E.W. tasting
5 p.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday
Bourbon House, 144 Bourbon St., (504) 522-0111
The Irish whiskey tasting features Tullamore D.E.W., Tullamore's 12-year old special reserve and 14-year-aged single malt. Free admission.
Pizza & Pies
7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Wednesday
Paridigm Gardens, 1131 S. Rampart St. (504) 344-9474
The urban garden opens for an evening of food and music by DJ Doug Funnie. There's pizza and bruschetta cooked in a wood-burning oven by Ancora Pizzeria, dishes by chefs from Turkey and the Wolf and items from The Pupusa Lady and Windowsill Pies. New Orleans Rum serves cocktails and there are beers from NOLA Brewing Company. Tickets $35.
Roar and Pour
6 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday
Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., (504) 861-2537
The event takes place at the Audubon Zoo's elephant pavilion where zoo staff discuss animals. Drinks include wines and Abita Amber and Turbodog, NOLA Brewing's Hopitoulas IPA and Blonde Ale and New Belgium's Fat Tire. For snacks, there are olives, fruit, cheeses and crackers. Admission $45, $35 for zoo members.