Bella’s Ball; Tea, Fashions and Fancies; New Orleans-style street party

Bella’s Ball

The fourth annual Bella’s Ball benefiting the Bella Bowman Foundation is scheduled for Thursday, March 5, at L’Auberge Casino and Hotel. The evening kicks off with cocktails at 6:30 p.m., and live and silent auctions follow at 7 p.m. Making plans to attend? Take advantage of express check-in by purchasing tickets online here. Read more on the creators of the event, Trey and Kim Bowman, and their plans for the future of the nonprofit in a recent Daily Report story here.

Tea, Fashions and Fancies

The LSU Textile and Costume Museum and the LSU Rural Life Museum are coming together to host Tea, Fashions and Fancies, an English-style tea Saturday, Feb. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Rural Life Museum’s visitor center. Guests will be served multiple courses including assorted sandwiches and pastries while being entertained by a jewelry and fashion show featuring designs by Mignon Faget.

New Orleans-style street party

The East Baton Rouge Parish Library invites the public to its New Orleans-style street party from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, in the Town Square downtown. The family-friendly event is free and includes music, food, street artists, tarot card readers, fortune tellers, face painters and more. The evening is celebrating the book A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole, which is the focus of this year’s “One Book, One Community” program. Get more details here.