Taste on Common
11 a.m-2 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday
Corner of Common and Carondelet streets
Every first Tuesday through Thursday of the month from November through April, a rotating group of food trucks will serve food in the CBD. Participating trucks include Burgers Ya Heard, Foodie Call, Frencheeze Food Truck, NOLA Cluck Truck, St. Clair Pizza and others.
A Blind Taste
7 p.m. Tuesday
La Petite Grocery, 4238 Magazine St., (504) 891-3377; www.lapetitegrocery.com
Blindfolded diners explore food and their sense of taste in a five-course meal prepared by chef Justin Devillier. The dinner raises funds for WRBH-FM, the nation's only full-time reading radio station. It has provided programming designed for blind and print-handicapped listeners for more than 30 years. Call (504) 899-1144 for reservations. Tickets $200.
Raise the Roof for Roots
7 p.m. Friday
NOLA Brewing, 3001 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 301-0117; www.nolabrewing.com
The fundraiser for the after-school music education program features NOLA Brewing beers, food by GG's Dine-O-Rama, cocktails, wine, auctions and music by Big Sam's Funky Nation. Tickets $85.