10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun., Nov. 7
Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., 581-4629; www.auduboninstitute.org
Cajun and zydeco bands step up the wild life at the Audubon Zoo during Swamp Fest. Headliners include Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas, Lost Bayou Ramblers (pictured), Sunpie and the Louisiana Sunspots, Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie, Bonsoir, Catin and others. There will also be culture and craft demonstrations. Free with regular zoo admission. Tickets $13 adults, $10 seniors, $8 children.