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Mardi Gras, Paddy’s Day Fun

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(Photo Courtesy: Connie Rieper-Estes) The Demented Krewe of Fayetteville celebrates Mardi Gras in 2010.

Fayetteville Mardi Gras

Parade of Pearls — 2 p.m. Friday, March 4, City Hospital. The Demented Krewe sponsors the Parade of Pearls at the long-term care facility in Fayetteville for the benefit of the residents. If you would like to join in, call 236-4794.
Fat Saturday Parade of Fools — 3 p.m. Saturday, March 5, downtown Fayetteville. Costumes, floats and beads in a family friendly environment. The parade begins at the Square, goes north on Block, then west on Dickson Street and south on West Avenue, ending across from the Walton Arts Center. Demented Krewe and Krewe of Olympia both participating.
Masquerade of Fools/The Funkytown Ball — at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 5, East Square Plaza. Adults-only evening of costumes, music, dancing and festivity. $10 at the door. Music by The Sarah Hughes Band and Snake Eyes and the Bug Band.
Fat Tuesday on Dickson Street — 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 8. Festivities begin about 7 p.m. at Jose’s. Crowning of the royalty of the Demented Krewe of Dickson about 8 p.m. Demented Krewe and Krewe of Olympia parades with the Billy Zydeco Band through sponsoring clubs on Dickson Street.

Eureka Gras ExtravaganzA

Krewe of Krazo Hookers & Jokers Ball — 6 p.m. Thursday, March 3, Inn of the Ozarks Best Western Convention Center. Creole buffet. Come in costume as “Hookers or Jokers,” “Guys and Dolls” or “Freakin Eurekan. Limited seating. Tickets are $20 advance, $25 at the door. 253-7788.
Krewe of Krazo Coronation Ball — 6 p.m. Friday, March 4, Crescent Hotel Crystal Ballroom. New Orleans buffet. Formal attire or costume.
Eureka Gras Parade — 2 p.m. Saturday, March 5, downtown Spring and Main streets. Krewe of Krazo leads “Alice in Wonderland” themed parade.
Beaux Arts Ball — 6 p.m. Saturday, March 5, Basin Park Hotel. Tickets $25.
Eureka Gras Jazz Brunch — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 6, Crescent Hotel Crystal Dining Room. By reservation, 253-9652. Music by Crescent Jazz Ensemble.
Arti Gras — 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 7, Basin Park Hotel. Fifteen artists display “Tastefully Risque” work.
Eureka Gras 2nd Line Krazo Krawl — 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 8. Rendezvous at Pied Piper Tavern. Costumes and/or masks a must.
Saint ’Lizbeth’s King Cake Ball and Mardi Gras Dinner — 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, Parish Center on Passion Play Road. Music by Naturally Brass Jazz Combo. Tickets $25 single,
$45 couple.
For more information, contact Dan Ellis at 981-9551 or Krazo@Ureeka.Org or visit www.Krazo.Ureeka.Org.

St. Patrick’s Day & Krawls

St. Patrick’s Day Parade — 2 p.m. March 12, downtown Eureka Springs.
Kazoo Pub Krawl — 4:30 p.m. March 12, Eureka Springs. Starts at the Cat House and ends at Chelsea’s Corner Cafe.
St. Patrick’s Day Pub Krawl — 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 17, Eureka Springs. Starts at Chelsea’s Corner Cafe and ends at the Cat House.
Freekin’ Eurekan Krawl — 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19, Eureka Springs. Starts at Chelsea’s Corner Cafe and ends at the Cat House.

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