Festival alert! From noon to 10 p.m. Saturday at the 1700 block of N.W. 16th, it’s the Plaza District Festival, with live music, more than 40 artist booths, hourly dance performances, Kidapalooza art projects, a live mural painting, a Velvet Monkey Salon fashion show, food vendors, three beer tents, a Bigfoot calling contest ... and oh, yeah: shopping! Admission is free. Call 367-9403 or visit plazadistrictfestival.com.