The hotel's anniversary celebration kicks off with a Champagne toast and book signing for Jenny Adams' Hotel Monteleone: More Than a Landmark, The Heart of New Orleans Since 1886. A luncheon and panel discussion of the hotel's literary history and Italian-American influence follows the toast. Call 681-4452 for details. Admission $35 for the luncheon. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.