Let The Good Times Roll! Updated Mardi Gras Calendar of Events
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
1st Sat., Krewe of Atlas Coronation, location and time TBD
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
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