31 January 2008

Mardis Gras at Findlay Market

Saturday, February 2nd The Findlay Market Mardi Gras challenges the winter weather. This event is Family-Friendly, FREE and open to the public! Market merchants will compete for best Mardi Gras decorations, costumes, food and spirit. The contest will be judged from 10:00am to 11:00am. First and second place Winners will be announced after the crowning of the Mardi Gras King and Queen. Shoppers will enjoy:

· Decorations in the Market House

· Free Mardi Gras Beads given away by the Friends of Findlay Market

· 11:00 am crowning of Mardi Gras King and Queen/Merchant Contest

· Jazz Parade through the Market Square

Market Merchants will feature Cajun specialties.

Come hungry because you will be able to enjoy free samples of a traditional low country crawfish boil beginning at noon through 4:00pm. Cynthia Brown leads the cooking of this special treat; seasoned and boiled crawfish with sides of potatoes and corn on the cob.10 am – 4:30pm

1 comment:

VisuaLingual said...

One more thing -- Lagniappe [our former landlord's band] will perform as well. They play a mix of Cajun, Zydeco, and Gypsy music, which is a lot of fun. This sounds like a great time!