When: Sat., Oct. 3, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. 2015
The 5th annual race and festival kicks off at 9 a.m. with a 5K race from Bayou St. John to City Park. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., the festival features live and silent auctions, face painting, a Microsoft game tent, a jewelry pull and music by Better Than Ezra, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Flow Tribe and others. Race entry $45 through Sept. 29, $55 day of race; festival admission $5 in advance, $10 at the gate. Visit www.gleasongras.org for details.