There will be a new spin this year when the Kiwanis Club of Natchitoches holds its pancake breakfast and 5K Saturday April 8 from 7 a.m. to noon. The festival style event will take place at Collins Pavilion on the NSU campus. This year the club has put a new spin on an old tradition. The pancakes will be free to guests. The Pancake Festival will offer a wide array of events including a pancake eating contest, pancake flipping contest and a free Kids Zone that includes face painting and bounce houses.