Mardi Gras is in the air at the Arcata Playhouse who is hosting a Mardi Gras Ball that will feature local favorites the Cajun flavored Bayou Swamis and raucous horn ensemble Bandamonium on Friday, February 20th.
Come early for the Mardi Gras Parade and the crowning of the king and queen with mask making at the event. There will be prizes for Best Mask, Best Costume and Best Dancers.
You can sample some Creole and Cajun food like Muffulettas sandwiches, dirty rice with red beans and King Cake as well as authentic Mardi Gras drinks like the Hurricane and The Red Rooster. Get your photo taken by Bob Doran in our photo booth. Dress up and bring a friend to this fun evening.