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Come hungry, leave happy with a belly full of sweets. The annual, free King Cake Festival starts at 10 a.m. at Champions Square in New Orleans. kingcakefestival.org

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FRIDAY

FESTIVAL DEL VINO: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Martin Wine Cellar, 7248 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge. Taste more than 20 wines from Spain as well as Spanish meats, cheese and tapas. $15 at eventbrite.com

FRIDAY-MONDAY 

GIFT AND JEWELRY SHOW: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday-Sunday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans. Shop, browse and discover unique items from a ton of vendors. 

FRIDAY-WEDNESDAY

CINEMA ON THE BAYOU FILM FESTIVAL: Screening times vary. Multiple venues across Lafayette. The annual festival is dedicated to presenting narrative, documentary and animated films, and filmmakers with original voices. $5 and up. cinemaonthebayou.com.

SATURDAY

ZIGFEST: 4 p.m., The Freetown Boom Boom Room, 300 McKinley St., Lafayette. An all-day local music festival featuring vendors and activities. 

LOUISIANA WURST JAMFEST: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., The Wurst Biergarten, 537 Jefferson St., Lafayette. Featuring live music from local groups. $10 cover. 

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

HOME AND REMODELING SHOW: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. See the latest in kitchen and bath design and products. Enjoy Ralph's Market food fest. $6, free for children under 12. facebook.com/batonrougehomeshow, lamardixonexpocenter.com

SUNDAY 

CAAWS MYSTIC KREWE OF MUTTS PARADE: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square, downtown Baton Rouge. The 19th annual event features dogs all dressed up, celebrating the Carnival spirit, with activities throughout the day. The parade rolls at 2 p.m. caaws.org/parade

KING CAKE FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Champions Square, New Orleans. Taste king cakes from some of the finest bakeries while enjoying music and games. Free. kingcakefestival.org

BATON ROUGE BRIDAL SHOW: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Belle of Baton Rouge Casino & Hotel, 103 France St., Baton Rouge. A semi-annual bridal show featuring local vendors to make any wedding day a dream. $15 at eventbrite.com and at the door.