The carnival season officially started on January 6th with the Joan d’Arc parade, but the action really heats up in New Orleans on February 15th. Here is a list of the parades for 2014: February 15th: Krewe du Vieux rolls its naughty self through the French Quarter starting at 6pm, followed by Krewe Delusion, a Read More »
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Mardi Gras is a celebration with ancient roots. Some say that it’s associated with the Roman Saturnalia celebration, and was adopted by the early church fathers to entice the new converts. From there, the practices spread to Europe, where some other pieces of the Mardi Gras puzzle entered the picture, such as King Cakes. These Read More »
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The third annual Louisiana Marathon will be held in Baton Rouge on January 19th, 2014, but you don’t have to wait until then to get into the fun of the “Running Festival”! The festivities start on Friday the 17th at the Baton Rouge River Center, where the Expo will be taking place from 1-6pm. The Read More »
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