Fat Monday at the French Market: A Lundi Gras Celebration

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Event:
Fat Monday at the French Market: A Lundi Gras Celebration
Start:
February 11, 2013 10:00 am
End:
February 11, 2013 4:00 pm
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Updated:
December 21, 2012

 

LUNDI GRAS SCHEDULE:  Our first-ever “FAT MONDAY AT THE FRENCH MARKET”

HELD AT THE FRENCH  MARKET BETWEEN URSULINES AND BARRACKS

 THROUGHOUT THE MARKET: The following bands will secondline through the French Market and perform in place at various spots from Ursulines to Barracks Street, near Farmers and Flea Markets

 11-12:30 pm.    Tornado Brass Band  

12:45-2:15 p.m.  Lagniappe Brass Band

2:30-4:00 p.m. Storyville Stompers

 FARMERS MARKET STAGE

FARMERS MARKET STAGE

 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.             Royal & Dumaine Hawaiians perform a mix of Mardi Gras and trad jazz

11 a.m.                                 Seguenone Kone presents a children’s performance featuring musical styles from around the world with audience participation encouraged

12 noon                                Colette Le Blanc Tatum, author of  Mardi Gras: An Alphabet Parade

12:30 p.m.                          Children’s author Cecilia Dartez, Jenny Giraffe goes to Mardi Gras           

1:00 p.m.                             Children’s author Alex McConduit, The  Little Who Dat Who Didn’t

1:30-2:00 p.m.                   Children’s author Diane de Las Casas , Dinosaur Mardi Gras and more!  

2:00-2:45                              Nari the world famous puppeteer will be performing a variety of colorful voices and amazing stories

2:45-3:05                              KING CAKE CUPCAKE EATING CONTEST. Limited to 10 participants. Sign up beginning at 2 p.m. first come, first served.

3:15-4:00                              Nari the world famous puppeteer will be performing a variety of colorful voices and amazing stories

                                                

 IN FARMERS MARKET STALLS

 STALL ONE:

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.              Tisket A Tasket Bookshop hosts a children’s book table featuring local children’s authors and Mardi Gras books

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.              Facepainter Irina

10 a.m. to 12 noon           Balloon Artist 

12 noon to 2 p.m.             Juggler

TENTS ALONGSIDE FARMERS MARKET:  KIDS MAKE MARDI GRAS CRAFTS TO TAKE HOME! Free!

Mask Making  & Secondline hanky decorating booths for kids to make and take Mardi Gras crafts home!

 PLUS, nearby for purchase:  Mardi Gras cupcakes are with The Cupcake Fairies, plus  a Llego build with Mardi Gras themes!

 

Mask Vendors

Wendy Drolma Masks

Maskerville Masks

Masque Man

Horns – A Costume For Your Head

Semmerling & Schaefer Mask Studios

New Orleans Masks

Everyday is Halloween

Gabriel Q

Trapp Sisters

Feathers For Pleasure

Richard Thompson: Mr Hide Leather (Since 1986)

Mask Parade By Vincent Ur

 

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