It’s a crawfish tasting and live auction.

WHAT: Crawfête!, sponsored by fête Rouge, the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society and Mockler Beverage Co.

WHEN: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.

WHERE: Mockler Beverage Co., 11811 Reiger Road.


INFORMATION: or (225) 773-4889.

DETAILS: Taste gourmet crawfish dishes prepared by chefs from some of Baton Rouge’s finest restaurants complimented with craft beers, wine and spirits from Mockler Beverage Co. Proceeds will benefit childhood health and nutrition programs in the greater Baton Rouge area.


Eat with Cosmo’s Bachelor of the Year and support Yelp!BR.

WHAT: Yelp!BR raffle for a chance to win dinner with Ryan Chenevert, Cosmo’s Bachelor of the Year.

WHEN: Tickets now on sale for a May 3 drawing.

WHERE: Drawing at the National Pet Adoption Event at PetSmart on Millerville Road.

TICKETS: $20 donation or take a friend/significant other for a $30 donation.

INFORMATION: (225) 485-9200.

DETAILS: The winner or winners will be treated to a limousine ride donated by Baton Rouge Limousine Service to and from Doe’s Eat Place, 3723 Government St., to dine with Baton Rouge resident and LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center graduate Chenevert. The winner will also receive a Yelp T-shirt. Only 200 tickets will be sold. Proceeds will benefit Yelp and its efforts in achieving a no-kill city.

Amputee Expo

Come out and see talent in action.

WHAT: Amputee Expo by Hanger Clinic, Baton Rouge Rehab and Our Lady of the Lake.

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

WHERE: BREC Park, 7122 Perkins Road.

INFORMATION: (225) 231-3123.

DETAILS: The event will kick off with a walk, run and roll at 10:30 a.m. It will also include music, food, door prizes and an exhibition of professional skateboarders who are amputees and professional skateboarders from Extreme Sports. There is no admission charge.

Healing Hearts

Support counseling services for individuals, families and children struggling through the loss of a loved one.

WHAT: Culinary Arts for Healing Hearts fundraising event.

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. April 23.

WHERE: White Oak Plantation, 17660 George O’Neal Road.


INFORMATION: (225) 924-6621 or

DETAILS: The culinary showcase will feature sweet and savory food tastings from 20 local chefs, as well as live and silent auctions and live music by Band 5D. Emcee will be Michelle Southern from 96.1 The River. The event will benefit the Grief Recovery Center, a nonprofit counseling agency serving the greater Baton Rouge area.