Pigs in a Blanket: Overnight Barbecue 101
9:30 p.m. Friday-11 a.m. Saturday
Southern Food & Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 569-0405
South Carolina pitmaster Howard Conyers and Southern Living magazine's Robert Moss lead a hands-on, overnight barbecue demonstration and there are presentations by other barbecue experts. Space is limited. Tickets $250.
Night in Aix
7 p.m. Sunday
Faubourg Wines, 2805 St. Claude Ave., (504) 342-2217; www.faubourgwines.com
Chef Jason Klutts of Cane & Table presents a pop-up featuring country French dishes. Wine and food is available a la carte. A $5 Faux Real button is required.
Thanksgiving Tips, Tricks and Treats
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Monday
Press Street Station, 5 Press St., (504) 249-5622
Chefs James Cullen and Robert Barnard lead a class on Thanksgiving basics: planning the meal, cooking a turkey, making gumbo and stuffing, preparing desserts and more. The class is hands-on. Proceeds benefit the NOCCA Institute. Tickets $100.