‘Feast on the Levee’ set Sunday at Brusly church

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Brusly will hold its 34th annual “Feast on the Levee” from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

The event will include a Cajun food fest with dishes prepared by parishioners and a cake-baking contest. It will be held on the church grounds at 402 S. Kirkland Drive at River Road in Brusly.

It will also feature a sweet shop, silent auctions, raffles, Games2U for the kids, plus a 5K race at 8 a.m. with registration at 7:30 a.m. There will be music by Choupique from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and The Issue from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Admission is free. For more information, contact the church at (225) 749-2189 or go to the website sjb-Brusly.com.

State Fair planning pie, jam, jelly contest

The Greater Baton Rouge State Fair is seeking contestants for its “Pies, Jams & Jellies Contest” at 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

Competitors should check in between 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the fairgrounds, 16072 Airline Highway, with judging to begin at 3:30 p.m., according to Roy Carnegie, director of agriculture/livestock.

For more information, go to gbrsf.com.

Kids & Chefs cooking demonstration slated

A free Kids & Chefs Cook for Success cooking demonstration will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Café NOMA, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, inside the New Orleans Museum of Art.

Chris Montero, executive chef at Ralph Brennan’s Café B and Café NOMA, will team up with Fiona Doran, Louisiana’s winner in the third annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids’ “State Dinner.” The challenge is a nationwide recipe contest to promote healthful lunches as part of first lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative.

Kids & Chefs Cook for Success is bringing together restaurants, schools and local chefs across America with the 54 kid chefs who won this year’s healthful eating contest. Montero was selected as the Louisiana state chef by the two organizing parties, The White House and Epicurious, to prepare a meal along with Doran, a Metairie native.

Compiled by Advocate staff