Muriel's Jackson Square
(801 Chartres St., 568-1885; www.muriels.com
) hosts a special afternoon event on Sunday, Sept. 11, benefiting the youth mentoring group Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast Louisiana
. The event, called "Hands to Hearts — An Afternoon on the Square," is a cocktail party and charity auction with food stations for casual grazing, an open bar and live jazz by NOCCA music students. The party goes from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and costs $75 per person. Call Muriel's for tickets.