Bridge House/Grace House Celebrity Waiter lunch
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday
Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., (504) 561-1234; www.neworleans.hyatt.com
The fundraiser for Bridge House and Grace House features celebrity waiters including former New Orleans Saint Will Smith, former New Orleans City Councilwoman Jackie Clarkson, comedian Jodi Borrello, singer Robin Barnes and others. There's also a silent auction. Bridge House and Grace House help people recovering from substance abuse. Call (504) 821-7134 for information. Tickets are $75.
Glenmorangie Scotch Dinner
7 p.m. Wednesday
Galatoire's 33 Bar & Steak, 215 Bourbon St., (504) 335-3932
Hors d'oeuvres and a four-course meal are paired with Glenmorangie's aged single-malt Scotches. Dishes include cornbread souffle with country ham and smoked Gouda sauce, maple-roasted duck breast with Brussels sprouts, bacon lardons and roasted chestnuts, wild boar stew with whole grain mustard dumplings and apple tartlet. Call (504) 525-6022 for reseravations. The meal costs $85 including tax and tip.
Crescent City Character Crawl with Chris Hannah
Bartender Chris Hannah of Arnaud's French 75 leads a Central City second-line crawl. The event starts with drinks at Hannah's home, continues with barbecue and drinks at Verret's Lounge and then follows a second-line parade. Starting location announced to attendees. Tickets $20.