Angel's Envy bourbon and barbecue dinner
7 p.m. Wednesday
Revel Cafe & Bar, 133 N. Carrollton Ave., (504) 309-6122
The dinner features Chris McMillian's bourbon cocktails made with Angel's Envy bourbon and tastings of several Angel's Envy bottlings. The menu includes applewood-smoked chicken skins, smoked Gulf fish tostada, Angel's Envy bourbon- and ginger-glazed Berkshire baby back ribs and applewood-fired adobo shrimp and more. The meal costs $100 including tax and tip.
Oktoberfest at St. James Cheese Company
7:30 p.m. Thursday
St. James Cheese Company, 641 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 304-1485
The tasting features German cheeses, house-made sausages, desserts, beer, German-style wines and schnapps. There are beers from NOLA Brewing Company, Bayou Teche Brewing, St. Arnold Brewing Company, Great Raft Brewing and Ayinger Brewery. Tickets $50.
2:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturday
Dat Dog, 3336 Magazine St., (504) 324-2226
The event features food and drink specials, pet costume contests, games, a DJ and a raffle and benefits Zeus' Place. Specials include beer brats and pretzels with beer-infused cheese dip. Contests include best costume, owner/dog look-alike and ugliest dog. The contests begin at 3 p.m. Register at www.datdogcostumecontest.eventbrite.com.