Five Events for Dad this Father’s Day

If you're still looking for something for Dad this Father's Day, there are plenty of events happening in our area to keep him happy. Here are our top 5 picks.

Beer Club: Beards & Beers

Don’t be fooled by the name, no beards necessary for this fun event. This club held by Whole Foods Market, is made for all the beer lovers out there. On Friday from 6:30-8:30 PM Dad can enjoy a menu that includes a charcuterie board featuring beer cheeses, brats with beer mystard and finished with a specialty cannoli. All of this will be paired with 4-5 beers. Tickets are $25.

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Cooking with Jay Ducote

For the Dad who’s the King of the Grill, Jay Ducote is here to help you spice up your grilling menu! Saturday from 12 to 1 PM he will be at Goodwood Hardware taking over the grill and showing you some great tacos tricks to spice up your weekend. The event is free and open to the public.

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Garden Fest

For the Dad who has the green thumb, head to the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens! From 7:30 AM to 1 PM the event will focus on locally grow and produced foods and beverages. There will be food samplings, trial plot tours, trial gardens, tips and tricks for getting the most out of your plants and more. There will even be demonstrations as well as childrens activities. Tickets are $5 for ages 4 and above.

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Geaux Arts Dinner Party and Live Auction

For the art-loving Dad, grab him tickets to a night celebrating with the LSU Museum of Art. The Geaux Arts Dinner Party and Live Auction will be held on Saturday from 6 to 9 PM. Dad can enjoy a three-course dinner from Chef Joh Folse with wine pairings as well as enjoy great music on the Pennington Rooftop Terrace. All proceeds from the auction will benefit the museum’s community outreach programs. Tickers are $125 per person and $200 per couple.

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Matherne's Wine Dinner

But if your dad prefers wine to beer, check out Matherne’s Wine Dinner Friday at 7 PM. They will be hosting a 6-course dinner with delicious options such as stuffed pork tenderloin and smoked beef brisket. Each meal will be accompanied with a wine pairing. Tickets are $70 and reservations are required.

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