Mardi Gras Calendar of Events 2012-2013
I had the honor of hosting the Krewe of Akewa Coronation last Saturday night in Minden and while I can’t speak for everyone, I know I had a great time! Congrats to all of the new incoming Royalty! I hope you have as much fun as Keith and I did during our reign:) With that being said, there’s lots more Mardi Gras action going on now! Check out the latest Mardi Gras calendar of events!
2012/13 MARDI GRAS EVENT DATES
21st Fri., Krewe of Highland Coronation “Barely Legal” Highland Turns 18”, at
The Shop 2002 Southern Ave, Shreveport, Doors open at 7:00 PM, Royalty
Presentation at 8:00 PM. Tickets $30.00, RSVP to Victoria Provenza by Sept. 15th,
22nd Sat., Krewe of Aesclepius Coronation, Holiday Inn Downtown, Doors open at 6:00 PM,
Silent Auction 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Dinner served at 7:00 PM. Cash Bar, 50/50
Split the Pot, Cocktail Attire. $45.00 in advance or $50.00 at the door. Music by
D.J. extraordinaire. RSVP to email@example.com. By 9/16 King, Queen, Captain
26th Wed., Captains Council Meeting, 6:30 PM Ralph and KaCoo’s.
29th Sat., Krewe of Centaur Annual Golf Tournament, Old Oaks Golf Course.
29th Sat., Krewe of Les Femmes “Shop Til You Drop”. Join the ladies for the 3rd annual
Shopping trip to Dallas. Travel by motorcoach leaving at 6:30 AM and returning
About 10:00 PM. They will visit Sam Moon’s (home of the bling), Grapevine Mills
Outlet Mall and Garden Ridge. Cost is $60. Reserve your space now with
Angela Colvin – firstname.lastname@example.org. Guests are welcome.
5th Fri., Krewe of Elders Coronation, “ Musical Legends” American Legion Cross Lake,
6:oo PM – 11:00 PM, Black Tie Optional, Buffet, Cash Bar, Live Music, tickets
$40.00 per person, $45.00 at the door. RSVP to Gail Cascio at 318-564-6581,
or email@example.com by 9/24/12
6th Sat., Krewe of Aesclepius and Red River Lions are hosting “Hit the Links for the Lions”
Charity Golf Tournament Meadowlake Golf Club – 8:00 am 4 man scramble $50pp/$200 4-man team. Proceeds will be donated to the Louisiana Lions Camp – http://www.lionscamp.org/ and the Louisiana Lions Eye Bank – http://www.lalionsibnk.org/
Contact: Jeni Richard 210-9635 or 925-9754 – firstname.lastname@example.org
26th Fri., Krewe of Sobek “Royal Masquerade Party”. Clarion Hotel, Shreveport, 8:00 PM
Costume Preferred (Past Royalty is encouraged to wear costumes),
Mask Required, Cash Bar, Hor’s de Oeuvres, $20.00, Door prizes for costumes,
Music provided by DJ Love, Tickets at www.kreweofsobek.org.7
27th Sat., Krewe of Justian, Midway to Mardi Gras Party, Capri Theater Shreveport, 7:00 PM
til Midnight. The Theme is “Very Rare” come dressed as your favorite blood
sucking creature or something rarely seen. Music by Graceland Ninjaz. Sushi will
be served. Non members $25.00.
27th Sat., Krewe of Dionysos Halloween Party, Knights of Columbus Hall Natchitoches,
Doors open at 7:0 PM, Food, DJ, Costume Contests, Beer and Setups Provided,
Captains, Kings & Queens Complimentary all others $30.00 at the door.
3rd Sat., Krewe of Atlas Coronation, V “Mobsters, Molls, and Mardi Gras, Capri Theater,
620 Milam St. Shreveport, 7:00 PM until midnight, Attire 1920’s Gangster or
Flapper. Catering by Monjunis, Cash Bar, Silent Auction. Music by Louisiana
Crossroads. King, Queen, Captain Complimentary.
10th Sat., Minden Fasching Karneval, Downtown Minden
11th Sun., Minden Fasching Karneval, Downtown Minden
17th Sat., Krewe of Elders 50’s Dance Party, 6 PM – 11 PM. 50/50 raffle, 50’s food available
to purchase. Prizes will be awarded for Poodle Skirt, Limbo, Twist, and Jitter Bug
Contest. Reserved tables available (12) First Row tables $250 each and second
Row tables $200 each. General admission is $10.00. Contact Jay Prudhome for table
Reservations or information. 635-4901 or 464-4275. Music by “Dickie T and the
Back When” with special guests TBA.
4th Fri., Royalty Mixer, details, TBD
5th Sat., 12th Night Celebration, details TBD
5th Sat., Krewe of Dionysos 12th Night Celebration, Knights of Columbus Hall Natchitoches,
Doors open at 7:00 PM, Food, Live Band, Beer and Setups Provided, Captains,
Kings & Queens Complimentary all others $30.00 at the door.
11th Fri., Krewe of Elders Grand Bal, details TBD
11th Fri., Krewe of Akewa Grand Bal, details TBD
12th Sat., Krewe of Aesclepius Grand Bal, details TBD
12th Sat., Krewe of Artemis Grand Bal, 6:30 PM, Civic Center Springhill, LA
18th Fri., Krewe of Sobek Grand Bal, details TBD
18th Fri., Krewe of Justinian Grand Bal, Horseshoe Riverdome, details, TBD
19th Sat., Krewe Les Femmes Mystique, Diamond Jacks, details TBD
19th Sat., Krewe of Centaur Grand Bal, details, TBD
20th Sun., Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Jazz Brunch, Eldorado Casino, details TBA
25th Fri., Krewe Des Ambassadeurs Grand Bal XII, details TBD
26th Sat., Springhill Main street Mardi Gras Parade, 1:00 PM.
26th Sat., Minden Main Street Parade, details TBA
26th Sat., Krewe of Gemini Grand Bal, Shreveport Convention Ctr., details TBA
26th Sat., Krewe of Dionysos Grand Bal, Natchitoches Events Center, details TBA
1st Fri., Krewe of Centaur Float Loading, Centaur Krewe Den
1st Fri., Krewe of Atlas Grand Bal V, Diamond Jacks Casino Resort, detail TBA
2nd Sat., Krewe of Centaur Parade
3rd Sun., Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Pet Parade
8th Fri., Krewe of Highland Bal, Randall T. Moore Center, details TBD
8th Fri., Krewe of Gemini Float Loading, Gemini Krewe Den
9th Sat., Krewe of Gemini Parade
9th Sat., Krewe of Dionysos Parade, details TBA
9th Sat., Krewe of Harambee Bal, Horseshoe Riverdome, details TBD
10th Sun., Krewe of Highland Parade, traditional date
12th Tues., Krewe of Aesclepius Children’s Parade
12th Tues., Fat Tuesday Bridge Closing Ceremony
24th Sat., Krewe of Gemini Coronation