“Uniquely New Orleans” will be the theme for the fabulous hats women will be making for the 31st annual Mad Hatters Luncheon and Fashion. Sponsored by the New Orleans Opera Association Women’s Guild, the event benefits the New Orleans Opera. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, march 10 and continues through 3 p.m. at the N.O. Hilton Riverside. Doors open at 10:30.

A hat contest is a highlight of the event, with patrons creating individual as well a group themed chapeau.

Tickets start at $100. For information, visit neworleansopera.org or call Gina Klein at (504) 267-9527, or email gklein@neowrleansopera.org.