The 5th Annual Arts and Crab Festival is this Saturday August 16 at the Lake Charles Civic Center from 5pm-8pm. Sample an extensive crab dish tasting featuring local chefs from fifteen local restaurants as they battle for festivalgoers' votes for The Best Crab Dish. The Arts and Crab Fest. is recognized as a "Top Twenty Event in The Southeast". There will also be live music at this homegrown Southwest Louisiana Festival celebrating the ties between our seafood and culture. Tickets are $25 and available at the Arts Council Office.