DINING: Wine and beer dinners and more


Lola’s A Louisiana Kitchen will mark its two years in business downtown with a birthday celebration scheduled from 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 22). It will include food and drink specials and live Cajun music.

Lola’s also is planning an Abita Springs beer-pairing dinner for 6 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 25). The five-course dinner with an entree of pecan-crusted trout with Lola’s secret barbecue sauce is $50. For reservations, call 227-5652. ...

Todd Clore, chef/owner of Todd’s Unique Dining in Henderson, will host a free live cooking demonstration from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 22) at Sam’s Club at 5101 S. Pecos Road. The event is open to the public. ...

Food and drink (including pumpkin lattes and pumpkin seeds) will be part of the Harvest Festival Celebration from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 22) at Coral Academy of Sciences, 1051 Sandy Ridge Ave. in Henderson. Proceeds will benefit the school. ...

A High West Whiskey-pairing dinner is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday (Oct. 24) at Bar + Bistro, 107 E. Charleston Blvd. With an entree of elk chops, the four-course dinner is $55. For reservations, call 202-6060. ...

German and Austrian wines will be featured in a dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 25) at Spiedini at JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. With an entree of boneless Angus short rib Bavarian-style, the four-course dinner is $68. For reservations, call 869-8500. ...

Marssa at Loew’s Lake Las Vegas is planning a six-course tasting menu with wine and sake at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27. It’s $99; call 567-6000 for reservations. ...

A Samuel Adams beer-pairing dinner is scheduled for 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at Lagasse’s Stadium at the Palazzo, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The five-course dinner with an entree of fillet of beef is $55. For reservations, call 607-2665. ...