5 p.m.-11 p.m. Fri.; 11 a.m.–11 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m.–9 p.m. Sun.
Hellenic Cultural Center, 1200 Robert E. Lee Blvd., 282-0259; www.greekfestnola.com
The Greek Festival turns the Bayou St. John into a festive strip of the Aegean for a long weekend. There's traditional Greek music and dance, Greek cuisine, kids' amusements including a Mt. Olympus climbing wall, canoeing, a craft market and much more. Free admission for toga wearers on Sunday. Tickets $5 general admission, free for children under 12.