Cinco de Mayo
5 p.m. Tuesday
Casa Borrega, 1719 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.,
The celebration of Mexican independence features a roasted pig, tequila cocktails, music by Los Caballeros del Son, Fredy Omar con su Banda and Aaron Lopez-Barrante Trio and more.
Belgian Beer and Cheese
7 p.m. Wednesday
The Grill Room, Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier St., (504) 522-1994
Sommelier John Mitchell hosts a pairing of Belgian beers and Belgian cheeses provided by St. James Cheese Company, plus there is charcuterie from Cleaver & Co. and bread from Bellegarde Bakery. Call (504) 522-1994 for reservations. Tickets $40 plus tax and tip.
Sippin' in Seersucker
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday
The Shops at Canal Place, 333 Canal St.,
The Ogden Museum of Southern Art fundraiser features live music, a raffle, an open bar and food from local restaurants including Acme Oyster House, Redemption, Tivoli & Lee, Chappy's and others. Tickets $50 for non-members, $30 Ogden Museum members.