The Antique Village in Denham Springs will feature antiques, art, music and food from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday during the annual Fall Festival.

Nearly two decades in the making, and one of the biggest, continuously run festivals in the Livingston Parish area, the Denham Springs Fall Festival once again provides a free, family fun day for all, organizers said.

The event also will feature children’s activities, face painting, free rides courtesy of the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office and games, entertainment, military exhibits, community and civic displays, and Pets on Parade, organizers added.

The festival hosts more than 150 local and regional artists and craftsmen, offering a wide range of unique items including jewelry, pottery, metal, woodwork, hand-stitched garments, paintings and photography. There is also an assortment of other items such as purses, hats and collegiate wear.

The event is produced by the Denham Springs Antique Village Merchants Association and its partner, Pelican State Credit Union. For information, including an entertainment schedule, visit denhamspringsantique

Kiwansis fundraiser

The public is asked to help the West Livingston Kiwanis Club raise $15,000 by the end of 2015 for Kiwanis’ national Eliminate Project to eradicate maternal/neonatal tetanus.

Fried fish dinners will be sold to raise money for the project from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the L.M. “Louise” Lockhart Park on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Denham Springs. Dinners are $7. A limited delivery area will be available for orders of five or more. Dinners can be purchased and picked up at the park.

Monetary contributions to the project will be accepted at any time in lieu of purchasing dinners.

Contact Barbara Robinson at (225) 235-5018 for information.

The West Livingston Kiwanis meets Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the Housing Authority Community Center, 600 Eugene St., Denham Springs.

Beauty pageant

The annual Maurepas High School Beauty Pageant will be at 6 p.m. Thursday in the school gym.

The pageant will be celebrating its 10th year, and the reigning queens will crown the new 2014 queens, a news release from the school said. Admission is $5 and concessions will be sold.

For information, email

Contact the Florida Parishes Bureau by phone at (225) 664-9058, by fax at (225) 664-9710 or by email at florida@the