• Saturday, Aug. 23
  • DRAKE SALT WORKS FESTIVAL & TRAIL RIDE: Food, live music, children’s activities, volleyball, a treasure hunt, a parade and a trail ride. Goldonna, www.natchitoches.net.

FRIDAY, AUG. 29 AND SATURDAY, AUG. 30

  • CANE RIVER ZYDECO FESTIVAL & POKER RUN: Zydeco music, dance contest, food and a poker run for cyclists. Natchitoches, (318) 471-9960; www.natchitoches.net.