Gen. Pakenham's Final Supper
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday
Hotel Mazarin, 730 Bienville St., (504) 581-7300
A five-course period dinner with wine celebrates the bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans. British Gen. Edward Pakenham and Andrew Jackson impersonators attend. Dinner $129 (includes tax and tip).
Battle of New Orleans campfire cooking demonstrations
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday
St. Bernard Parish Government Complex, 8201 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, (504) 278-4327
Battle of New Orleans re-enactors demonstrate campfire cooking throughout the battle re-enactment. Attendees can park at the government complex and take shuttles to Chalmette Battlefield.
Chickens and Urban Farm Animals
9 a.m. to noon Saturday
Parkway Partners, 1137 Baronne St., (504) 620-2224
Grow Dat Youth Farm's Jeanne Firth discusses the pros and cons of raising chickens, goats and other farm animals in urban areas.