Pizza & Pies
6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday
Paradigm Gardens, 1131 S. Rampart St., (504) 344-9474
The menu includes pizza and bruschetta from chefs from Ancora Pizzeria & Salumeria, dishes from chefs from Turning Point and La Petite Grocery, and food from Windowsill Pies and The Pupusa Lady. NOLA Brewing Company and Old New Orleans Rum provide drinks. DJ Doug Funnie provides music. Tickets $35 plus $2.92 fee.
In the SoFAB Kitchen with Liz Thorpe
1 p.m.–2 p.m. Saturday
Southern Food & Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 569-0405
Liz Thorpe, author of The Book of Cheese and the travelogue The Cheese Chronicles, presents a cooking demonstration and book signing. Free with museum admission or purchase of The Book of Cheese.
Sip & Shop Holiday Market
NOLA Brewing Company, 3001 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 896-9996
The taproom is open for a market featuring local craft vendors, and there's music by Retrofit & guests. Food is available from McClure's Barbecue. Free admission.