Three things to do

Brandie Richardson @B_Lifestyles

1. Boucherie Festival:The festival will be held Oct. 21 to Oct. 23 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales. Events include carnival rides, festival food, music and weekend-long cook-offs. There will also be live entertainment on all three days of the festival, including performances by Hai Karate, The Sofa Kings, Foret Tradition and The Chee-Weez.

2. Cajun Village Fall Fest: The 24th annual festival will be held Oct. 29 to 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 6466 La. 22 in Sorrento. The event includes cajun music, architecture, local cajun arts and crafts, antiques, pottery and wine tasting. For more information contact Craig or Clara Walling at (225) 675-6313.

3. Senior Fest: St. Elizabeth Hospital's annual Senior Fest will be held Oct. 29 at Medical Plaza I, 2647 S. St. Elizabeth Blvd., Gonzales, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The free event is a health and wellness expo for citizen 50 and over and includes health information, screenings, exhibitors, demonstrations and various activities.