April 11

Passover Pop-up Dinner

7 p.m.-10 p.m. Tuesday

Pret a Fete, 1232 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 261-6892


Pret a Fete, Sugerman's Bagels and My House NOLA present the pop-up dinner. The seder menu includes olive oil matzo, horseradish deviled eggs, matzo ball soup, wine-braised brisket with tart cherries, bitter herbs salad, haroseth truffles and chocolate macaroon cake. Service is family-style. Wine is included. Tickets $40.

April 12

The World of Louisiana Oysters and Their Farmers

6:30 p.m. Wednesday

Bourbon House, 144 Bourbon St., (504) 522-0111


Oyster farmer Jules Melancon and coastal restoration advocates speak at a dinner featuring Louisiana oysters. The menu includes raw oysters with citrus granita, oysters and caviar over watercress, frisee and triple-cream brie, char-broiled oysters with blue crab bordelaise, seared Gulf fish and oyster beignets. Each course is paired with wine. Tickets $85 including tax and tip.

April 17

Back to Our Roots

6 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday

Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier St., fourth floor gallery, (504) 523-6000


The fundraiser features performances by Tank and the Bangas, The Yisrael Trio and Sunni Patterson. Hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer will be served. The event supports the Backyard Gardeners Network's Lower 9 Growing Strong program, which educates kids and adults about gardening, health and nutrition. Call (504) 994-7745 for information. Tickets $50. The patron party is at 5:30 p.m., and tickets are $125.