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Let The Good Times Roll! Updated Mardi Gras Calendar of Events

Mardi Gras Fun
Krewe of Gemini Grand Bal 2011 (L-R Keith Woods, Erin Bristol, Captain Robby Woods and Jolene Woods)

Some people think Mardi Gras is a short season before Lent and Easter… Oh, no!!! Mardi Gras activities happen year round here in the SBC and I’m just the girl to tell you about them! Also, as a member of the Krewe of Atlas, I want to invite you to the Krewe of Atlas Around the World Party Saturday, May 21st at Camp Forbing on Ellerbe Road. It’s our annual membership drive and it’s a fantastic time! Keep watching for more details!

Current as of 4/6/11

2011/12 MARDI GRAS EVENT DATES

APRIL 2011

16th Sat., Missy Hildreth Costumes reception. 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wine Country Bistro

4801 Line Ave., Shreveport, LA. RSVP by April 8th, to Diane Brown 504-782-3456 or

Missy Hildreth 504-236-0286 or email mardigras21@cox.net.

29th Fri., Krewe of Elders fund raiser for American Legion Lowe McFarland Post 14.

Dinner and Music, $8.00 each, 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Music by “Blue Rhythm.” Cash Bar

50/50 raffle. For more information contact Jay Prudhomme 464-4275.

MAY 2011

7th Sat., Krewe of Harambee White Line/Wine Tasting Party, 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM, Music,

Tickets $20.00, Randall T. Moore Ctr., 3101 Fairfield Avenue, Shreveport.

13th Fri., Krewe of Highland Coronation, time and location TBD.

15th Sun., Krewe of Elders Dance, American Legion on Cross Lake, Music by “Louisianne”, Cash Bar,

Door Prizes, Raffle, food available to purchase. Members $6.00 and non-members $10.00

1:30 PM – 5:30 PM

21st Sat., Krewe of Artemis Crawfish Boil, Springhill, more information to follow.

21st Sat., Krewe des Ambassadeurs 5th Annual Golf Scramble Tournament, held at “The Grove” in

Minden, LA, Registration starts at 8:00 AM and Shotgun start at 9:00 AM. Three man

Teams, cost is $100.00 per person includes green fee, cart rental, drinks and food and

Prize registration. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd for each flight as well as 4 pin prizes. For more

Information contact Allan Smith at 318-458-6732 or Harold Holley at 318-377-0159 or

Shelby Duay at 337-296-6768. Entry deadline is May 1st.

June 2011

4th Sat., Crosslake Flotilla. The Flotilla is a major fundraiser for the American Legion,

Lowe McFarland Post 14. There is a series of events during the day and two Krewes

are involved in the day’s events.

The Krewe of Atlas Boat Parade will be held during the day and information has been

Forwarded to the Captains regarding the event with features such as the Captains

Cruise for all Krewe Captains. More information on this portion of the day will follow

from Cynthia Keith as we get closer to the event.

The Krewe of Elders will be participating in the day as they have traditionally done by

manning the food booths, T-Shirt Sales, and they will have the band Louisiana Crossroads there for your entertainment throughout the day. For more information about this

portion of the days events contact at 464-4275.

AUGUST 2011

5th Fri., Krewe of Elders Coronation, location and times to be announced.

6th Sat,, Krewe of Artemis Coronation, Springhill CAC Building, doors open at 6:30 PM

12th Fri., Krewe of Justinian Coronation, location and time TBD

13th Sat., Krewe of Centaur Coronation, Riverview Hall, time TBD

20th Sat., Krewe des Ambassadeurs Coronation, location and time TBD

27th Sat., Krewe of Gemini Coronation, Horseshoe Riverdome, time TBD

28th Sun., Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Coronation, Taylortown Store, time TBD

SEPTEMBER 2011

9th Fri., Krewe of Sobek Coronation, Riverview Hall, time TBD

9th Fri., Krewe of Harambee Coronation, location tentatively Eldorado Resort Casino, time TBD

10th Sat., Krewe Les Femmes Mystique Coronation, Diamond Jacks Casino, time TBD

17th Sat., Krewe of Aesclepius Coronation, Holiday Inn Downtown, doors open at 6:30 PM.

24th Sat., Krewe of Akewa Coronation, location and time TBD

OCTOBER 2012

1st Sat., Krewe of Atlas Coronation, location and time TBD

JANUARY 2012

6th Fri., Krewe of Centaur Royalty Mixer, time and location TBD

7th Sat., 12th Night Celebration

13th Fri., Krewe of Elders Grand Bal, location and times TBD

14th Sat., Krewe of Aesclepius Grand Bal XXII, Shreveport Convention Center

20th Fri., Krewe of Sobek Bal, Riverview Hall, time TBD

20th Fri., Krewe des Ambassadeurs Bal, location and time TBD

21th Sat., Krewe of Artemis Grand Bal, Springhill Civic Center, doors open at 6:30 PM

27th Fri, Krewe of Akewa Grand Bal, location and time TBD

28th Sat., Krewe of Centaur Grand Bal XXI, location and time TBD

28th Sat., Krewe des Ambassadeurs Fasching Karneval & Minden Parade, 2 PM.

29th Sun., Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Jazz Brunch, time and location TBD

FEBRUARY 2012

3rd Fri., Krewe of Justinian Bal, Horseshoe Riverdome, time TBD

4th Sat., Krewe of Artemis Parade, Springhill, 1:00 PM

4th Sat., Krewe of Gemini Bal, Shreveport Convention Center, time TBD

10th Fri., Krewe of Atlas Grand Bal, location and time TBD

11th Sat., Krewe Les Femmes Mystique Bal, Diamond Jacks, time TBD

11th Sat., Krewe of Centaur Parade, downtown Shreveport, time TBD

12th Sun., Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Pet Parade, Riverview Park, time TBD

17th Fri., Krewe of Highland Bal, time and location TBD

18th Sat., Krewe of Harambee Bal, tentatively Horseshoe Riverdome, time TBD

18th Sat., Krewe of Gemini Parade, downtown Shreveport, time TBD

19th Sun., Krewe of Highland Parade, time TBD

21st Tues., Krewe of Aesclepius Fat Tuesday parade, Pierre Bossier Mall, 6:30 PM

21st Tues., Krewe of Aesclepius Bridge Closing Ceremony, Midnight, Texas Street Bridge

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