12    Edna Hibel Art Sale, 20 percent of proceeds to benefit Children’s Hospital, 896-9375.

16-20     Tales of the Cocktail, 948-0511,www.TalesoftheCocktail.com.

19    Mr. Legs VIII, benefit for Bridge House, 522-2124 x13,www.bridgehouse.org.

19-27    20th New Orleans International Piano Competition, Keyboard Festival and the Piano Institute, hosted by The Musical Arts Society of New Orleans, 899-4826,www.masno.org.

2    Whitney White Linen Night, benefit for the Contemporary Arts Center, 528-3805,www.cacno.org.

23    8th Annual Hope Gala, benefiting American Cancer Society, 469-0021.

23    10th Annual CHARish the Children, benefit for the Louisiana Children’s Museum, 586-0726 x206.