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The History of Mardi Gras

DATES AVAILABLE:
January 24, 2024
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March 16, 2024

POSTPONED UNTIL 1/24, 6 - 8 PM!  Laissez les bons temps rouler!   Immerse yourself in the festive spirit at our upcoming History of Mardi Gras Exhibit. Explore the rich cultural tradition behind the famous Mardi Gras colors, uncover the origins of the first King Cake, and so much more!  

Feast your eyes on intricate and flamboyant Mardi Gras costumes, graciously on loan from the Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu and some of SWLA Krewe's. 

 Save the date! The Opening Reception is on Wednesday, January 24th, from 6 - 8 PM. It's open and free to the public. Stop by to enjoy delicious refreshments, savor mouthwatering King Cakes, and discover something new about everyone's favorite holiday season! 

Supported by a SWLA Convention & Visitors Bureau Tourism Marketing Grant from the Lake Charles/SWLA Convention & Visitors Bureau as administered by the Arts Council of SWLA. Funding for the Louisiana Culture Care Fund grants has been provided by the Nation Endowment for the Humanities and administered by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities as part of the Corona Virus Aid, Relief, Economic Security Act economic stabilization plan.

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