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2017 Hillcrest Mardi Gras Celebration

The original Hillcrest Mardi Gras is back!  Break out the masks, beads, and doubloons, and celebrate Fat Tuesday on February 28th with a street fair on University Avenue between 1st Avenue and 4th Avenue from 6p-11p.  90 more words



Yesterday we spent the day at our friend Ale’s grandparent’s house to celebrate Carnaval! In the States we would call it Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras. 167 more words

New Orleans Mardi Gras Survival Guide

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is not a day, but an entire season. Weeks of parades and celebrations and costumes that require a certain amount of knowledge. 1,707 more words


Preview: Hastings Fat Tuesday 2017

A newcomer to Hastings finds out what’s it’s all about.

This is my recent piece for local independent music website The Stinger. You can find the link… 607 more words

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The Magic of Mardi Gras

Dinner is a rushed affair of sloppy joes and not enough vegetables. Shoes are sensible and closed-toed for the streets will get messy. Downtown is more packed than the kids have ever seen but we manage to squeeze into a parking spot not far from Royal Street. 359 more words


Like most Christian festivals, Mardi Gras (French for ‘Fat Tuesday’) probably had pagan origins before becoming yet another Roman Catholic tradition that Europeans transported to the New World. 669 more words


Tablescapes, Mardi Gras Madness!

Mardi Gras compared to a party  🍾

Is like comparing a hurricane  💨🌪 💨

to a little rain  ☔️

It’s full out wild  🦁

and a lot of… 279 more words