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Gambit’s 2016 Louisiana Fairs & Festivals: August 

4-7—Satchmo Summer Festival (Jackson Square, 504-522-5730; www.fqfi.org) — Celebrating the life, legacy and music of Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, the festival offers two music stages, seminars, family activities, local food and more. Hours TBA.

6—White Linen Night (900 Camp St., 504-528-3805; www.cacno.org) — White Linen Night takes place along five blocks of Julia Street and features live music, food, drinks and art exhibits at more than 20 galleries and museums. 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Free.

13—Red Dress Run (French Quarter; www.nolareddress.com) — New Orleans Hash House Harriers presents its annual fun run for local charities, where everyone wears a red dress. Hours and admission TBA.

18-21—Delcambre Shrimp Festival (411 Richard St., Delcambre, 337-685-2653; www.shrimpfestival.net) — The festival honors the shrimping industry with a blessing of the shrimp fleet and events including shrimp cook-offs, fais-do-dos, carnival rides, boat parades and a food court. Hours and admission TBA.

19—Moonshine Fever (New Orleans City Park, 1 Victory Ave., 504-482-4888; www.neworleanscitypark.com) — This party in the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park is for ages 21 and older and includes unlimited rides, free beer, a dance floor, pizza, a mechanical bull and vodka sno-balls. 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Admission TBA.

27—Brewsiana Craft Beer & Music Festival (House of Blues, 225 Decatur St., 504-310-4999; www.houseofblues.com) — The festival is for adults 21 years and older, and it features 21 craft beers, including rare releases, a half-dozen bands and gastropub food pairings for featured beers. 6 p.m. Admission TBA.



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