Bourbon House Seafood & Oyster Bar (144 Bourbon St., 522-0111; www.bourbonhouse.com) is the home base for the New Orleans Bourbon Society, which regularly hosts events with distillers of some of the country's finest bourbons. This Wednesday, May 19, the group expands its focus with a tasting event featuring nine whiskeys from makers from the U.S., Scotland and Canada. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and includes hors d'oeuvres. Tickets cost $35. Call 274-1829 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.