Fri.-Sun. May 29-31
Laketown, Williams Boulevard at Lake Pontchartrain, Kenner, 836-7283; www.saveourlake.org
The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation celebrates the 20th annual Back to the Beach festival, recalling the former summer recreation hub at Pontchartrain Beach. Entertainment includes a classic car show, a fun run and music by the Rebirth Brass Band, Rockin' Dopsie, the Bucktown All-Stars, the Boogie Men, the Topcats and others. Tickets $10 general admission, $8 students, $4 children.