Three things to do this weekend around New Orleans:
Sip a classic at MARTINI MADNESS with Friends of City Park, benefiting the new Marconi Drive bike path. Sample a variety of daring martinis, food from local restaurants and raffles. 8 p.m. Friday, Arbor Room at Popp Fountain, City Park. $50 and up.
Info: (504) 483-9376
The NEW ORLEANS BURLESQUE FEST offers workshops, panel discussions and sassy burlesque shows Friday through Sunday on a variety of stages. Main event is the Queen of Burlesque contest.
The annual BRIDAL CRAWL kicks off Saturday at 2 p.m. at Jackson Brewery Bistro Bar, 620 Decatur St. Men and women alike are invited to compete in the bridalwear costume contest, then wedding-march through the French Quarter for food, drinks and fun. Proceeds benefit Gradeuxity, a life-skills program for new high school grads. $25.