Ready to sample a variety of classic and contemporary martinis?

At City Park’s annual Martini Madness fundraiser, 30 specialty martinis are the main attractions, while local restaurants provide bites. And live entertainment sets the mood.

The benefit supports City Park improvements, such as new paddleboats, restoration of Popp Fountain and upgrades to the City Park train.

The fundraiser also offers a raffle, DJ, photo booth and more.

The event is at 7 p.m. Sept. 18. For information, call (504) 483-9376 or go to friendsofcitypark.com. Tickets start at $50. 21 and over.