A luncheon featuring a nautically related speaker. Open to the public. Los Angeles Yacht Club, 285 Whalers Walk, Cabrillo Marina. 310-831-1203, www.LAYC.org $20
Jackson's Place is the very best Cajun and Southern food you'll find in the region.
This is a restaurant that's focused on it's food--but it also has an extensive wine and beer service.