Friday, February 8, 2013
Want to celebrate Mardi Gras in the Northwest Atlanta area? Enjoy festive food, music and family fun at Saturday's Marietta Mardi Gras 5K Run.
This week's Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Weekend & Community Spotlight features the 4th Annual Marietta Mardi Gras 5K Run on the Marietta Square. The event benefits the Junior League of Cobb-Marietta and it's community partners. The 5K run will begin Saturday at 8 a.m., with the 1K beginning at 8:45 a.m. and the Tot-Trot at 9 a.m. For the third year, the Junior League is teaming up with Shoes for the Cure for a shoe drive. All shoe donations are welcome - not just running shoes. There will be bins for drop-off available. Cost is $30 for adults and $15 for Tot-Trot. Visit http://www.marietta5k.com/ or Junior League of Cobb-Marietta's website for more information and registration.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The annual celebration occurs each year on the Tuesday before Lent season begins, this year it's Feb. 12.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Celebrate Mardi Gras with Oyster and Mardi Gras Festival in Smyrna, 5K Run on Marietta Square, a Masquerade Ball, or a Jazz Brunch Buffet in Kennesaw.
Mardi Gras is a week away, Tuesday, Feb. 12, but Cobb County is kicking off the festivities early with a run on Marietta Square this weekend, a meet and eat for seniors on Thursday, and music and dining events leading up to Fat Tuesday. Take a look at some of the events going on this week and next week, and be sure to share your events in the comments below or in the community calendar. Thursday, February 7 from noon to 2 p.m. Cost: $8.00 Resident; $10 Non-Resident Join the Freeman Poole Senior Center for the Mardi Gras Meet and Eat. Dress to impress. Akil Shakir will be performing live with music from the 70’s. Enjoy a delicious meal too. Call the C. Freeman Poole Senior Center at 770-801-3400 for details and reservation. Saturday, Feb. 9…
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Several local eateries are offering Big Easy style favorites to celebrate Fat Tuesday.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Sydney Busby
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Marlow’s Tavern has added a Cajun kick to its menu just in time for Mardi Gras. Marlow’s will be serving up a “Bayou ‘n Bourbon” menu through March 26. Diners can enjoy New Orleans style dishes like roast chicken and shrimp gumbo, crawfish fondue, po’boys, deconstructed jamabalaya, a Bourbon Street ribeye and Bayou flatbread with andouille sausage, spinach, peppers, cheese and spicy remoulade sauce. The “Bayou ‘n Bourbon” menu also features jazzed up New Orleans cocktails like Marlow’s Hurricanes, Ramo Gin Fizz and Cajun Cosmos. _________________ Copeland's of New Orleans throws a Fat Tuesday celebration complete with a New Orleans-style jazz band from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 21. Copeland's chefs will serve up Louisiana favorites and special…