The Louisiana Bourbon Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd.

Bourbon Festival

The Louisiana Bourbon Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd.

Local bourbon enthusiasts will have an opportunity to share bourbon culture while sampling varieties of the drink.

Tickets are $50-$250. For more information, visit

Wine Down Wednesday

It's Wine Down Wednesday on Oct. 6 at Stroube's Seafood and Steaks, 107 Third St., where select bottles of wine are $29 all day.

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Mediterranean Wine Dinner

Tickets are on sale for a Mediterranean Wine Dinner from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 7 at City Pork Brasserie & Bar, 7327 Jefferson Highway.

Reservations and pre-payment are required for the six-course meal paired with varieties of wines from culinary regions surrounding the Mediterranean Basin.

The cost is $125. Get the details at or

Pop-Up Pint Night

Burgersmith, 27350 Crossing Circle, Denham Springs, will host Pop-Up Pint Night with Gnarly Barley Brewing Co. from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 6. Customers will receive free fried okra with the purchase of any Gnarly Barley pitcher.

Call (225) 243-7551 or visit for more information.

Trust Pop-Up Dinner

The next Trust — Pop-Up Dinner will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 7 at Brickyard South, 174 South Blvd.

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The dinner concept by Danny Wilson will feature four courses, four cocktails and one simple question: Do you trust the chef? Guests will choose from two ingredient options for each course and trust that what comes out of the kitchen will be delicious.

This dinner's theme, "Angels and Demons," is inspired by the 13th Gate haunted house and promises food and cocktails that'll make your hair stand on end.

Tickets are $60 at

Laidback Brunch

Red Stick Social, 1503 Government St., will host a Laidback Brunch with Matthew Drago from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 17. Drago and his band will perform live music beginning at noon.

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Music at Istrouma Brewing

Istrouma Brewing, 5990 Bayou Paul Road, St. Gabriel, will host acoustic music by Caitlyn Renee from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 9. The brewing company also will be televising the LSU-Kentucky game.

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Chocolate Work-Shoppe

Registration is open for The Chocolate Work-Shoppe for ages 5-16 from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 8 at the Young Chefs Academy of Baton Rouge, 7970 Jefferson Highway.

The cost is $60 for one child, $100 for two. Find out more at

Doberge & Petit Fours

Registration is open for a Doberge & Petit Fours class from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 9 at Party Time Baton Rouge, 3350 Bluebonnet Blvd.

Learn how to pour fondant glaze for the petit fours and to construct a six-layer Doberge cake.

Cost is $30. For more information, visit

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