FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

  • 41ST ANNUAL BROADMOOR HIGH ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL: 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Broadmoor High School, 10100 Goodwood Blvd. There will be hand-crafted items including paintings, toys, jewelry and more from more than 200 artists. Santa will be the special guest. $3, parking $2. (225) 926-1420 or broadmoorhigh.ebrschools.org/explore.cfm/artscraftsfestival

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

  • LOUISIANA INDIAN HERITAGE ASSOCIATION’S 48TH ANNUAL FALL POWWOW: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Arena B, Lamar Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. A cultural festival celebrating Native American traditions. $5 adults; $2 children. (504) 250-0115.
  • LOUISIANA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL: 46468 River Road, Hammond. Go back in time and see kings, queens and knights in shining armor. Food, drink, and merry-making. Seven stages, 100 merchants, and a cast and crew of more than 300 performing Renaissance activities. la-renfest.com
  • Compiled by Leslie D. Rose