“On the Radio” is the theme for this weekend’s annual Festival of Friends School Fair hosted by St. Theresa and St. John’s catholic schools.
The fair, held on the campus of St. Theresa, 212 E. New River St., in Gonzales, kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday with a country store, silent auction, rides and food.
Carnival ride $20 pay-one-price ride specials are from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday; and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Admission is free and the festival is alcohol-free.
On Saturday, the festival starts at 8 a.m. with the St. Theresa/St. John Trek, a race sponsored by St. Elizabeth Hospital.
The mini-pot jambalaya cooking contest for students starts at 10 a.m. and the kitchen opens at 11 a.m.
Saturday’s menu includes chicken and sausage gumbo, jambalaya, chicken spaghetti and fried fish.
Carnival rides will continues throughout the day and the LSU football game will be played on a large, outdoor screen.
Food will be sold starting at 11 a.m. Sunday.
Students will perform from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and the silent auction closes at 4:30 p.m.
The quilt raffle and money winners will be drawn at 6:15 p.m.
For information, call (225) 647-8035.