Creole Tomato Festival
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
French Market between Dumaine and Barracks streets
The Creole Tomato Festival features cooking demonstrations by local chefs with free tastings while supplies last, food vendors, two stages of live music, kids' entertainment and more.
From Dancing Goats to Green Mermaids: Coffee and New Orleans
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday
Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., (504) 523-4662
The Historic New Orleans Collection hosts a day of panel discussions with food writers John T. Edge, Lolis Eric Elie and others about the coffee industry and New Orleans. Registration is required.
Saved by the Bell
1 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturday
Uptown New Orleans
The 610 Stompers host a pub crawl through Uptown beginning across from Grit's Bar (530 Lyons St.). Proceeds benefit Animal Rescue New Orleans.