Sport your purple, green and gold this week. Throw on some beads or just get ready to yell for someone to throw them to you. It's Mardi Gras time. So, maybe you're not in New Orleans, but that doesn't mean you can't have a little Mardi Gras fun.
Mardi Gras Omega Psi Phi Celebrations
- Atlanta-area Ques (of the historically African-American fraternity Omega Psi Phi) are going all out for Mardi Gras. Come celebrate Fat QuesDay with them on Tuesday night at Carizma Barbecue restaurant at 1950 Howell Mill Road. Ladies and Omega men are free all night. All other men are free until 10 p.m. Indulge in New Orleans-style frozen drinks, hookahs, tapas menu and more.
- You can also get down with the Ques for the 21st annual Mardi Gras Scholarship Ball on March 15 at the Fox Theater. The Kappa Alpha Alpha chapter of Omega Psi Phi presents the Masquerade Ball with entertainment provided by jazz group "The PR Experience," New Orleans tradition Second Line "Sabor Brass Band" and Atlanta's own DJ NABS. Tickets $50 and $60 at the Door! Cash bar and buffet dinner provided. Visit www.omega-kaa.com for tickets.
Come enjoy specially priced dishes from Chef Scott Serpas' hometown of New Orleans, along with an abbreviated version of the restaurant's regular menu. Covevr charge of $10 includes one drink or cocktail, like the New Orleans-inspired ones that will be served all night.
Tuesday, 5:30-10:30 p.m.
Come enjoy live music from the Squirrel Heads, Beads, Abita Beer, Crawfish boil, all on the French Quarter Patio.
Tuesday, 8 p.m. to midnight
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Indulge on Fat Tuesday in New Orleans fare and cocktails while jamming to a DJ.
Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Fat Tuesday with Ruby Velle Trio, pints of Abita beers, oysters on the half shell, hurricanes, po'boys and more!
Tuesday, 8-11 p.m.