Held on the grounds of St. John Primary and St. Theresa School, the Festival of Friends has all the fixins of a good old-fashioned community fair. There'll be carnival rides, funnel cakes and festival food galore, music, school performances, putt-putt and other lawn games, a silent auction, country store, and championship cooks going fork to tongs all weekend. Friday night is seafood night. Come on Sunday for the famous barbecue chicken. 6 pm–10:30 pm Friday; 11 am–10:30 pm Saturday; 11 am–6:30 pm Sunday. 212 East New River Street. (225) 647-8035.