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Brian Marceaux of Alligator Blue plays accordion at last year's Swamp Pop Music Festival. The event returns Friday, but will be at a new venue, The Texas Club at 426 N. Donmoor Ave. in Baton Rouge. The event features music in a non-smoking atmosphere to benefit the Capital City's Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Admission is $20. Doors open at 5 p.m. Get more information at cff.org/batonrouge



SWAMP POP MUSIC FESTIVAL: Doors open at 5 p.m., music starts at 6 p.m., The Texas Club, 456 N. Donmoor Ave., Baton Rouge. Featuring music to midnight and good times to benefit Baton Rouge's Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. A nonsmoking event. $20 admission. cff.org/batonrouge


BAYOU BBQ BASH: corner of Second and Greenwood streets (under the U.S. 90 bridge), downtown Morgan City. Barbecue competitions, live music, art and crafts, food and drinks, awards ceremony. (985) 384-3830, stmarychamber.com, or cajuncoast.com/bbqbash.


CAJUN MUSIC AND FOOD FESTIVAL: 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Burton Coliseum, 7001 Gulf Highway, Lake Charles. Featuring music, food, arts and crafts, and children's activities. Sunday includes a Cajun French mass and doughnut social. $8, free for children ages 12 and under. visitlakecharles.org


JOLLY JINGLES MARKET: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. Get your Christmas shopping done in the summer at this market event with a variety of different vendors. lamardixonexpocenter.com

2017 HOLLY DAZE SUMMER MARKET: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pontchartrain Convention Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Get gifts and see the latest wares from Louisiana artists.