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Upcoming Events
Twin City Jazz Final Home Game
03/31/2017
The 2017 Louisiana Division champions face-off against the Dallas Quest Life Warriors, in their last home game of the year. It's Kid's Day! Kids 5 and under are free. Doors open at 5:00pm, and tipoff is at 6pm.

8th Annual Off the Wall Fundraiser hosted by the Masur Museum
04/7/2017
The Twin City Art Foundation hosts the 8th annual Off the Wall fundraiser for the Masur Museum of Art. This fabulous event features a silent auction of wonderful art by local, national, and sometimes international artists! The evening will also include great live music, catering by Chef Pat Nolan, and the always popular Bon Voyage Trip Raffle. Proceeds from the fundraiser support exhibitions and educational programs at the Masur Museum of Art.

Spring Fest 2017
04/7/2017 to 04/8/2017
Don't miss the Northeast Louisiana Master Gardener's 9th Annual Spring Plant Sale featuring Louisiana Super Plants. You'll find vegetables, herbs, houseplants, tropical plants, and more! Also, look for other selections of plants not usually found locally. Local Master Gardens will be available to help you select the best plants for your yard and garden, answer any questions, and provide gardening tips.

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Mardi Gras in Monroe-West Monroe

 Join us in Monroe-West Monroe for our 2017 Mardi Gras. The day is full of family fun and Mardi Gras adventures. Below you will find the schedule of events for Saturday, February 18!

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Schedule of Events

Complete with beads and floats and Mardi Gras fun at Pecanland Mall's Center Court. Registration begins at 9:00 am and the first 100 participants receive a goody bag!
 
1:30 pm - 11th Annual Krewe of Paws Mardi Gras Pet Parade
See a twist on the traditional Mardi Gras festivities with pets of all sorts in costumes and floats, and of course plenty of beads along their parade route in Antique Alley! If you are interested in entering your pet, please see the registration information on our Calendar of Events Listing Page.

5:00 pm - Downtown River Jam Mardi Gras Party

Jim Taylor Auto Group presents Downtown River Jam featuring Nathan and the Zydeco Cha-Chas live on the Skent-N-Dent stage in the Old Coca-Cola Building! Enjoy music, food, a full bar, free beer samplings by Choice Brands, and MORE while you wait for the parade! Enjoy a front row seat on Walnut for the parade without camping all day. 

Join us for Mardi Gras fun in Downtown West Monroe and Monroe as lighted floats and marching bands parade through the Twin Cities.
 


Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade Route
Click HERE to download a route map.

 

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