St. Luke’s to Host 2nd Annual Zydeco Mass & Mardi Gras Dinner Dance February 18th
2012-01-24 · By Editor
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 East 7th Street, Long Beach invites you to their Second Annual Zydeco Mass and Mardi Gras Celebration to be held on Saturday, February 18th — Samedi Gras if you’re from Louisiana or know your French. Price of admission includes dinner and live music provided by The Fontenot Pappion Old Style Creole Band; the band will also play during the Zydeco Mass. The events are open to all and the Zydeco Mass (7pm) is Free. Tickets to the Mardi Gras dinner/dance directly after the mass, 8pm) are $15 per person at the door; $10 if purchased by February 12th. Children under 12 are Free; special activities are planned for them starting at 5:30pm.
The Fontenot Pappion Old Style Creole Band — featured at the Northwestern SU Creole Heritage Center, Natchitoches, LA – will surely lively up your soul with their repertoire of Zydeco, Cajun and Creole tunes and songs. Dinner will include such good-for-the-soul foods as Jambalaya, Red Beans & Rice and much more.
Wear your Mardi Gras colors proudly (Purple, Gold and Green), put on a mask, throw on a hat, deck yourself in ribbons and bows… Think Celebratory! AND, don’t forget your dancing shoes. How else you gonna get them beads swingin’ proper?! Laissez les bon temps rouler!
Parking is available on the Church property on a first come basis; street parking is also available. For more information email C21TonyLubong@aol.com or call 310.749.3043.