1. Eat Gumbo
Treme Creole Gumbo Festival
Back in Armstrong Park for its seventh year, brass bands will provide the soundtrack while 10 local chefs ladle bowls of chicken, andouille, filé and even vegan gumbo.
11 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday
2. Cheer the Saints
Saints vs. 49ers
Even if you don’t have tickets to the game at noon Sunday, you can join the pregame festivities in Champions Square. Tailgate treats for sale include chicken wings and sliced brisket sandwiches; the Marine Corps Band sets the beat. Sunday starting at 9 a.m.
3. Roll to ragtime
New Leviathan Oriental Foxtrot Orchestra
A free concert and dance, featuring the campy local favorites.
Sunday 4-7 p.m., Chapel of the Holy Comforter, 2220 Lakeshore Drive (504) 920-1223