• LE CAJUN AWARD AND FESTIVAL: Rayne Civic Center, Rayne. Grammy-style awards night at 7 p.m. Friday, $7; and music and dancing starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, $10. Presented by the Cajun French Music Association.


  • JANE FOR A DAY: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Beauregard Keyes House, 1113 Chartres St., New Orleans. Performances by the Louisiane Vintage Dancers, “Dine Like Jane” food and drink, pop-up show and more. Presented by the New Orleans Jane Austen Society. $10.


  • FÊTE ROUGE: Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge, 4728 Constitution Ave., Baton Rouge. The Baton Rouge Epicurean Society serves up a celebration of food and wine, along with a lifetime achievement dinner honoring Bobby Yarborough, a grand tasting and chefs competition, and a VIP wine tasting. $200, Thursday; $75, Friday ($200 for VIPs). (225) 773-4889 or

Compiled by Judy Bergeron