The First Annual Baton Rouge Soul Food Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20 at River Front Plaza located at 300 River Road South, Baton Rouge, LA 70802. Festival hours are Saturday 10:00am to 8:00pm and Sunday 11:00am to 7:00pm. The free family-friendly event features continuous live blues, soul and gospel music, a Vendor’s Village and a judged soul food cooking competition. Lawn seating so bring your chairs. VIP tickets that include food, soft drinks and photo ops with the talent are $25.00. For additional information call 225-802-9681 or visit www.brsoulfoodfest.com.