By Laura Perdew
Feathered masks, gaudy beads, lively zydeco music, skilled jugglers, stilt walkers, and sumptuous taste of New Orleans, concluding with the coronation of the King and Queen of Mardi Gras will be served up at the annual “Mardi Gras in July,” from 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday, July 12 at the Fullerton Museum Center, 301 N. Pomona Ave.
This magical night of food, fun and music under the stars benefits the Women’s Transitional Living Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving survivors of domestic violence and exploitation throughout Orange County. WTLC provides services, support and shelter to empower people for independent living.
This year, revelers will have the opportunity to flex their imagination to design their own authentic Mardi Gras masks. And just like in The Big Easy, guests can stroll “Jackson Square” with their drinks in-hand to have their fortune read, henna tattoos applied, or their photos taken in outrageous costumes and props. Guests will sip authentic chicory coffee and New Orleans Hurricanes, while sampling fine food dishes including crawfish, creamed corn, sausages, red beans and dirty rice – and new this year – savory powder sugar-coated beignets from local eateries including Hopscotch, Bourbon Street, The Summit House, the Cellar, The Olde …read more
Source: Fullerton Chamber of Commerce