TREMÉ FESTIVAL: The Historic Faubourg Tremé Association hosts a fundraiser for St. Augustine Catholic Church, with performers including John Boutte, Kermit Ruffins and James Andrews. Saturday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Henriette Delille and Gov. Nicholls streets. tremefest.com

GLEASON GRAS: Celebrate the indomitable Steve Gleason while aiding ALS awareness with a race, followed by a festival featuring Better Than Ezra (below), 610 Stompers, Flow Tribe and Big Sam’s Funky Nation. Festival $10 at gate. Saturday at 11 a.m., 3525 Bienville St., New Orleans. gleasongras.org

GRETNA HERITAGE FESTIVAL: The annual three-day fest fills 25 city blocks with live music, rides, arts and crafts, food, Italian village and a German beer garden. $20 a day, $47.50 weekend pass and up. Noon to 11 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, downtown Gretna. (504) 361-7758 gretnafest.com