11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun.
Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., 581-4629; www.auduboninstitute.org
Soul Fest presents live music and a celebration of African-American culture and heritage. Saturday's lineup includes Kermit Ruffins (pictured), Philip Manuel, the Thelonious Monk Institute jazz band and others. Sunday features Michael Ward with Gina Brown, Walter "Wolfman" Washington, Trombone Shorty, Cupid and others. Tickets $13 general admission, $10 seniors, $8 children.