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!








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 ddugga@lsuhsc.edu.  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 – spicekitty57@yahoo.com.  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 greenwaygail@aol.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 – mjrich73@comcast.net

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