Mardi Gras in the SBC — Calendar of Events 2012-2013
Here’s the latest calendar of events for Mardi Gras action in the Ark-La-Tex as provided by Captain of Captains, Doug Kochenderfer.
2012/13 MARDI GRAS EVENT DATES
10th Fri., Krewe Les Femmes Mystique Coronation, Diamond Jacks, Doors open at 6:30 PM
Cocktail attire, Cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, Silent Auction, advance tickets $40 and
$55 at the door. RSVP to email@example.com by 8/3/12
11th Sat., Krewe of Centaur Coronation, Riverview Hall, Doors open at 6:00 PM,
Coronation at 8:00 PM, Patriotic/Festive Attire, $40.00 per person, Open Bar,
Heavy Hors d’oeuvres, Music by “The Klocks”. Tickets may be purchased online
At www.kreweofcentaur.org (click on Bead Room) or mail your request and
Payment to 42 Hal Sutton Drive, Haughton LA, 71037.
11th Sat., Krewe of Dionysos Coronation, Knights of Columbus Hall Natchitoches,
doors open at 6:30 PM, Food Served at 7:00 PM, Coronation at 8:00 PM, live band,
beer and setups provided. Captains, Kings & Queens complimentary all others
17th Fri., Krewe of Justinian Coronation, Sam’s Town Casino. Doors open at 6:30 PM with
Royalty Presentation at 7:00 PM. Music by Limelight. Attire is Black Tie, Cash Bar,
Heavy Hors D’oeuvres. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 222-3643.
Tickets are $55.
18th Sat., Krewe of Gemini Coronation, Horseshoe Riverdome, details TBD
25th Sat., Krewe of Artemis Coronation,
26th Sun., Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Coronation, Taylortown Store
7th Fri., Krewe Des Ambassadeurs Coronation, Diamond Jacks Casino, details TBA
8th Sat., Krewe of Harambee Coronation, Eldorado Casino
14th Fri., Krewe of Sobek Coronation, 7:00 PM, Riverview Hall Shreveport, Silent Auction,
Hors d’oeuvres, Cash Bar, Semi Formal, tickets $40.00, Music by Alter Ego.
15th Sat., Krewe of Akewa Coronation, Pine Hills Country Club, Minden, 7:00 PM. Theme
is “Glitz and Glo”. More details to follow.
21st Fri., Krewe of Highland Coronation, details TBA
22nd Sat., Krewe of Aesclepius Coronation, tentative
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 – email@example.com. Guests are welcome.
5th Fri., Krewe of Elders Coronation, American Legion Cross Lake
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
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
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