Bywater Barmuda Triangle Bar Crawl
Bacchanal, 600 Poland Ave., (504) 948-6111
The bar crawl starts at Bacchanal Wine and includes a beer or signature drink at Bywater bars including Bar Redux, BJ's Lounge, Vaughan's Lounge, J&J's Sports Lounge and The Joint. Tickets $25.
An Afternoon with WYES
3 p.m.-5 p.m. Thursday
5809 St. Charles Ave.
A Downton Abbey-themed party benefits public television station WYES-TV. Period costumes are encouraged and guests enjoy Champagne, tea and food by Laura Arrowood. The event is held at a private residence. Call (504) 486-5511 for reservations. Tickets $100, VIP reception beginning at 2 p.m. $175.
Winter Festa Wine Dinner
6:30 p.m. Thursday
Andrea's Restaurant, 3100 19th St., Metairie, (504) 834-8583
The four-course dinner features veal tonnato, a trio of oysters, choice of house-made sausage with broccoli rapini and polenta or trout and crabmeat royale and tiramisu. Wine pairings included. $38 plus tax and tip.