CAFE HOPE’S LOCAL FOOD FEST: This benefit for the nonprofit teaching restaurant Café Hope, sponsored by Zatarain’s, features 20 food booths from restaurants and local cooks, from Coquette to Boucherie to Humble Bagel. There’s local beer, live music, a car show, petting zoo and more activities. Free admission. 1101 Barataria Blvd., Marrero, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. See cafehope.org.
PLAQUEMINES PARISH SEAFOOD FESTIVAL: Local seafood, carnival rides, an oyster drop, Croatian dancers, a car show and two stages of live entertainment — Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. & The Zydeco Twisters play Sunday — celebrate the food and culture of Plaquemines Parish. On F. Edward Hebert Boulevard, off Woodland Highway in Belle Chasse. Fair starts 6 p.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.
BAYOU BOOGALOO: The Mid-City festival marks 10 years since it was launched in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Now, thousands flock to the banks of picturesque Bayou St. John every year for nonstop music on three stages, kayaking, food and community. 500 N. Jefferson Davis Parkway at Bayou St. John. 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Sunday.