FRIDAY-SATURDAY, JUNE 28-29
- LE FESTIVAL DE LA VIANDE BOUCANEE (SMOKED MEAT FESTIVAL): Ville Platte. World championship smoked meat cook-off, arts and crafts, music, food. (337) 363-1416.
SATURDAY, JUNE 29
- 2013 RIVER RHYTHMS FEST: 2 p.m.-10 p.m., Morrison Parkway, New Roads. Hosted by the City of New Roads, the live music concert and festival will have performances by M.J. and the Redeemers, Groove Line (formerly Ad Lib), 5D Band, Mellow Band, Neighborhood Stars and the Chris LeBlanc Band. Free admission, parking. Food and beverages by local restaurants and concession vendors will be available for purchase. No pets or ice chests. (225) 638-5360, ext. 212.
- SUMMER WINE FESTIVAL: 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Shops at Canal Place, level 2, 333 Canal St., New Orleans. Food, wine, auction, entertainment. Sponsored by the French American Chamber of Commerce, Louisiana Chapter. http://www.eventbrite.com.