A new celebration to salute the military, the ALGIERS FALL FESTIVAL debuts Saturday, at Federal City, 2500 Gen. Meyer Ave., Algiers. Food, music, children’s activities and second lines from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (504) 367-3331. algiersdevelopment.com

What could be more fun on a Saturday than having a few brews to help raise funds for pets? NOLA ON TAP, a free admission beer festival, features music, food, beverages, contests and a chance to adopt a pet. The fest is from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Festival Grounds, City Park, 1701 Wisner Blvd., New Orleans. nolaontap.org

The Tipitina’s Foundation RHYTHM AND BLUES 5K RUN will hit Uptown Saturday and return to the legendary venue, with bands along the route and a post-race festival with food, drinks and prizes for costumes. Registration starts at 4 p.m. registration, with the run at 5 p.m., at the corner of Napoleon Avenue and Tchoupitoulas Street, New Orleans. $35. runnotc.org/tipitinas or tipitinasfoundation.org