Several area churches will be holding fairs and festivals in the next few weeks. Scheduled are:
St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 3912 Gus Young Ave., Baton Rouge, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. The church fair will feature local blues artists from noon to dusk commemorating the legacy of musician Rudy Richard Sr. Scheduled to perform are Floyd Saizon, Chicago Al, Tyree Neal, Raful Neal Jr., Kenny Neal and more. There will be raffle drawings for $3,000 and $2,000 along with rib and chicken dinners; homemade pecan candy, cakes and pies; nachos, hot dogs and burgers; cotton candy and more. There will also be a silent auction and games.
The Fall Arts Jubilee, sponsored by the Remember Me Quilt Guild, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2021 Tara Blvd. A variety of handmade items will be available for sale, including quilts, woodcrafts, original art, glassware, pottery, jewelry, purses, baby gifts, tote bags, embroidered items, essential oils, Christmas decorations and food. Wilson’s Barbecue will sell plate lunches. A handmade purple and gold fleur de lis quilt will be raffled. Admission is free.