CHACKBAY, La. (AP) — The annual Chackbay LouisianaGumbo Festival is set for Oct. 12-14 at the Chackbay Fairgrounds on LouisianaHighway 304 in Lafourche Parish.

The Courier reports admission to the 41st annual festival is free.

The fair includes rides, an auction, Cajun food, a parade, a 5K run and walk, music, dancing and a gumbo cook-off.

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