Meet the Saints luncheon
Celestin Ballroom, Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., (504) 561-1234
The Touchdown Club of New Orleans' annual luncheon features sportscaster Jim Henderson introducing New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and all members of the team. Amanda Shaw sings the national anthem. There is a cash bar. Call (504) 242-4545 for event information. Tickets $75.
Louisiana Seafood Festival
11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Sunday
New Orleans City Park Festival Grounds, 1701 Wisner Blvd., (504) 482-4888
The festival highlights a variety of local seafood in dishes from restaurants including Acme Oyster House, Bourbon House, Drago's Seafood Restaurant, Galatoire's Restaurant, Luke and others, as well as food trucks Food Drunk and Woody's Fish Tacos. The music lineup features Starship, Marc Broussard, Little River Band, Bonerama, Mia Borders, John Boutte and others. Free admission
Homer S. Plessy Community School fundraiser
5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday
St. Roch Market, 2381 St. Claude Ave., (504) 609-3813
The event features food from St. Roch vendors, including pulled pork from Shank Charcuterie, macaroni and cheese from Dirty Dishes, grilled corn on the cob by The PDR NOLA, cornbread by King Creole, snowballs from Imperial Snowball and more. There's music by Big Easy Brawlers. The event is also a supply drive, and gently used and new art supplies are accepted. Visit the school website for information.