Adventures by the Glass
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday
Pearl Wine Co., 3700 Orleans Ave., (504) 483-6314
Guests sample Napa and Sonoma wines paired with cheese and charcuterie. Members of the Enological Guild of New Orleans attend. Admission $5.
Mardi Gras Degustation: Galette des rois from France to New Orleans
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday
Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., (504) 568-6993
Alliance Francaise de la Nouvelle-Orleans and the Southern Food & Beverage Museum present a talk and sampling of galette des rois, the traditional-style French king cake, and New Orleans king cake. Free admission, Champagne $5.
5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday
Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal St., (504) 523-3341
In conjunction with Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles, which is playing at the Saenger Theatre, Criollo Restaurant offers a Beatles-themed dinner (All We Are Saying is Give Peas a Chance soup, Strawberry Fields salad) and the Carousel Bar & Lounge serves themed cocktails (Day Tripper, Lovely Rita). Guests in 1960s attire get a free bottle of wine with dinner and a chance to win a staycation.