Hand out photo. –White Linen Night is an arts benefit that New Orleans locals love and visitors can enjoy, too. CREDIT: Frank Aymami — shot 2009. Received 07/07/11 for 0717travelmatters.

The fourth annual ticketed block party returns with tasty bites from some of Austin’s favorite restaurants as well as palate-pleasing beer pairings from 4th Tap Brewing Cooperative and more. Participating eateries include Lonesome Dove, the Bonneville and Cru Food & Wine Bar. And while you sip and stroll, Americana folk band the Traveling Ones will have you dancing, too.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Sustainable Food Center.

Details: 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. $35-$50. Second Street between San Antonio and Colorado. 2ndstreetdistrict.com/whitelinen.