Eat Dat book discussion
6 p.m. Tuesday
Garden District Book Shop, The Rink, 2727 Prytania St., (504) 895-2266
www.gardendistrictbookshop.com Author Michael Murphy and contributors Sara Roahen and Poppy Tooker discuss New Orleans food culture.
Good Spirits NOLA: Happy Hour to benefit Rethink
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday
Other Bar, 5039 Freret St.
www.facebook.com/otherbaronfreret There's an open bar, light refreshments, Skee-Ball and a silent auction. All proceeds benefit Rethink. Admission $20.
From BBQ to Braai
2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
Falstaff Beer Garden, 2600 Gravier St., (504) 262-0412
bbqtobraainola.eventbrite.com There's South African food by chef Hugo Uys, wine and a DJ set by Xander Ferreira. All proceeds benefit New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity. Tickets $20.