My "Don't-Miss-List"

Mardi Gras Madness & More

By by Mimi Rankin Webb - Macaroni Kid Shreveport-Bossier Moms In the Know Publisher February 4, 2020

Holy WOW, Mardi Gras Season is in full swing out there, everybody! With that being said, it would be EASY to miss all the cool things we have going on here in River City!!! 

Gather your parade-day gear and get ready to hustle some throws at the upcoming parades!

You have a LOT to choose from this week/weekend and some serious decisions are going to have to be made! I don't want you to miss out, so are a few things you probably won't want to miss!


Enjoy a BOGO dinner deal with DQ Daddy Daughter Date.  


Spar has free weekly computer training classes SPAR Computer Training

Make the kids a surprise appointment to try their hand with the Triwizard Tournament Escape Room


Did your child just get a new diagnosis? Learn more with Understanding the Diagnosis

Need a quick dinner? Grab yummy lasagna from AngelWorks Culinary Sale at Twelve Oaks

Celebrate Black History month with Centenary's The Importance of Black History Month


Drop the kids off at Acrosports Parent's Night Out or G-ROCK Parents Night Out for a date night!

 Mardi Gras Festivities:          Krewe of Atlas Grand Mardi Gras Bal XII "Sweet Dreams"" 

                                                   Murder at the Masquerade Ball

                                                   Mudbugs Mardi Gras Weekend Feb. 7th & 8th!

                                                    Minden Fasching Carnival (Mardi Gras)


Fun runs this morning:  King Cake Classic 5K / 10K/ Fun Run0K/ Fun Run

                                          Go for the Gold 1/2 Marathon, 5k, and Fun Run

Grab some friends and enjoy a fun game with Shreveport, Louisiana Detective Day Game

Mardi Gras Festivities:

Monroe:        Mardi Gras Madness

                       Inaugural Mardi Gras Parade- The Roaring 20’s

Minden:         MardiGras Mask-making

                       Minden Fasching Carnival (Mardi Gras)

                       Minden Fasching Parade (Mardi Gras)

Springhill:      Mardi Gras on Main Street

Logansport:   Krewe of Aquarius Cruzin the Cities

Natchitoches: Krewe of Dionysos Grand Bal – Roaring Into the ’20s

Shreveport:     Krewe of Gemini Grand Mardi Gras Bal

Not into Mardi Gras? I've gotcha covered:  Martin Lawrence LIT Tour 

Or better yet:  LGA presents Black Girl Stage Reading & LGA presents Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters & Talking Eggs Stage

Showing at The Strand In Shreveport:  Finding Neverland 


More Mardi Gras Madness:   Carnival Art Market at All Souls

                                                   Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Mardi Gras Pet Parade

                                                   Perfect Fit’s King Cake Making Party

                                                   Krewe Of Cotton Parade

Our calendar has a LOT more than just this listed, this is just the things that are pretty high on the DON'T-MISS-LIST!!!  As always, have fun and stay safe!

Mimi Rankin Webb
Editor and Publisher Macaroni Kid Shreveport-Bossier Moms In the Know


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