PICKLE TASTING—We love the Dill Pickle Club because of learning, the thing it does best. But once a year, the group makes good on the crunchy promise in its name, hosting a "perfect pickle" taste-test fundraiser that challenges 10 local chefs to see what kind of briny masterpiece they can seal inside a mason jar. DCT
w/the Woolen Men, DJ KM Fizzy; Union/Pine, 525 SE Pine, 7-11 pm, $12-15

DANCE PARTY—No need to break out the vat of crawfish ÉtouffÉe for Mardi Gras, DJ Cooky Parker's got you covered with a pot of his special recipe. It's a night of fool-ass dancing to celebrate Fat Tuesday, with 60-plus years of Dirty South party songs spinning at the hands of Beyondadoubt, Freaky Outty, and Cooky Parker. CF
Dig a Pony, 736 SE Grand, 9 pm, FREE