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Above features Ginny Shea and Don Fowler, writer at the Cranston Herald.
Click here to read about Mardi Gras Ball as well as eight other events around Rhode Island.
To benefit VSA Arts RI
Grammy Winning Cajun Band
Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet
Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas
& the Knickerbocker All Stars
The ball features a costume contest with cash prizes in a variety of categories including:
best group, best couple, best individual
and a Grand Prize of $250 for best overall costume
Lodging available at the Rodeway Inn, 1940 Post Road, Warwick RI 02886
Rooms are $79 per night. Ask for the Mardi Gras rate.
Click here to read this article about the 26th annual Mardi Gras Ball, taking place tomorrow night from 6:30-midnight at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston, RI.
Mardi Gras Ball Saturday
The 26th annual Cajun and Zydeco Mardi Gras Ball arrives in Cranston Saturday with great food, wide open dancing, and of course, the best music. Bands include favorites Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet, Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas, and the Knickerbocker All Stars, who will be playing a special set dedicated to Fats Domino. The event is run by Chuck Wentworth, producer of the annual Rhythm and Roots Festival. Details here.