Jul 17 - Sep 04, 2015

Foundation Free Fridays at Tipitina's

10 pm. 501 Napoleon Ave., 504.895.8477, tipitinas.com

Aug 02, 2015

White Apron Culinary Competition at Highball & Harvest

You do all the cooking at this fun, hands-on cooking experience. After you split into teams led by a Ritz-Carlton Chef, you have 2 hours to create an appetizer, entree and dessert to share with the entire group and judges. Judges will vote based on presentation and flavor; prizes will be awarded to the winning team.

Taking place from 10 am - 2 pm, this unique event requires reservations to attend. Tickets are $100 per person and include lunch.

For more information, visit www.grandelakes.com.


Aug 01, 2015

Southern BBQ Class at Highball & Harvest

Learn how to cook our signature sourther BBQ at home from our trained BBQ chefs. Hands-on cooking classes feature Beer Can Chicken, Cedar Plank Salmon and mouth-watering ribs in the morning and specialty cocktail craft workshops after lunch.

The classes runs 9 am - 3 pm.


Jul 31, 2015

Fun and Dine Weekend at Grande Lakes Orlando: Pub Crawl

This guided tour of Orlando's Grand Lakes Resorts' signature restaurants will pair specialty beverages fabulous food. From fine wine and fresh pasta in Primo, to Southern inspired cuisine and hand crafted cocktails in Highball & Harvest, guests will experience cuisine as diverse as the resort.

Details (menu items are subject to change):

1. Fairways Pub
• Beer Battered Grouper
• Choice of house wine or draft beer

2. Citron, An America Brasserie
• Crab Cake
• Grande Orange cocktail

Jul 31 - Aug 02, 2015

Josh Wolf at Orlando Improv

From "Chelsea Lately," "Naked After Dark," and his best-selling book "It Takes Balls: Dating Single Moms and Other Confessions," Josh Wolf has become a household name in comedy. Don't miss your chance to see his live performance at Orlando Improv on International Drive's Pointe Orlando.  http://theimprovorlando.com/

Aug 03, 2015

Anniversary Dinner at the Four Seasons

Celebrate with the Four Seasons as they commemorate their first anniversary in Orlando. Enjoy a three-course dinner at Ravello for $33, including beef carpaccio or grilled calamari, veal Milanese or pan-seared salmon, and tiramisu and gelato for dessert. Upstairs at Capa, the rooftop Spanish steakhouse, enjoy a three-course meal for $55 per person.

Aug 01-02, 2015

The Ella and Louie Tribute Band

8:30 pm. Little Gem Saloon, 445 S. Rampart St., littlegemsaloon.com

Jul 18, 2015

Occidental Summer Movie Series

Dining under the stars on a three-course meal presented by Chef Rodney Scruggs, while watching Cary Grant, Myrna Loy and Shirley Temple in “The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer.” House-seasoned popcorn, cash bar.

$45, 8 p.m. dinner, 8:30 p.m. movie, Occidental Grill & Seafood, www.occidentaldc.com, 1475 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 202.737.4147

Jul 28-29, 2015

Jug & Table Wine Dinner

Award-winning chef Marjorie Meek-Bradley and sommelier Theo Rutherford team up to present six-course dinners paired with a soundtrack of tunes from the last 50 years.

Aug 28-29, 2015

"Katrina: Mother-in-Law of 'Em All"

Aug. 28 at 8 pm; Aug. 29 at 2 and 8 pm. Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., 504.208.1180, joytheater.com