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Upcoming Events
51st Annual Juried Competition
02/27/2014 to 06/14/2014
The Masur Museum of Art’s Annual Juried Competition (February 27th – June 14th, 2013) showcases contemporary artists throughout the United States of America working in any medium.

Holy Kiroli: It's A Zoobilation Celebration!
04/24/2014 to 04/25/2014
Ryan Treecrest is back and bringing you this year's Kiroli Park performance! Join Ryan as the dancing park animals return (including last year's "Dawg" winners), challenge the animals from Louisiana Purchase Garden and Zoo to a dance off! This high energy performance will also bring back those hilarious judges, as well as the zany zookeeper, Zane. Children and adults alike will enjoy this fun, interactive performance based on everyone's favorite dance and singing competitions, "So You Think You Can Dance" and "American Idol."

Biedenharn and Museums and Gardens presents: Garden Symposium and Plant Sale
04/25/2014 to 04/26/2014
Friday's Symposium features three programs and early access to the Plant Sale. There will also be a Saturday lecture along with the Second Annual Plant Sale. Biedenharn Museum and Gardens is excited to offer a variety of unusual and hard to get plants from last year's supplier Heidi Sheesley of Treesearch Farms, Houston, TX. These include Bletilla strata the ground orchid , Stokesia laevis 'Peachie's Pick,' Hiromi Cherry, Byzantine Gladiolas and the much requested Peggy Martin Rose. The Biedenharn Museum will offer Staghorn Ferns, Walking Iris, night blooming ceres, bromeliads and more from cuttings and plants from ELsong Garden.

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Mardi Gras in Monroe-West Monroe

 

Join us in Monroe-West Monroe for our 2014 Mardi Gras. The day is full of family fun and Mardi Gras adventures. Below you will find the schedule of events for Saturday, February 15!

Schedule of Events

10:30 am - Krewe of Janus Children's Mardi Gras Parade
Complete with beads and floats and Mardi Gras fun at Pecanland Mall's Center Court. Registration begins at 9:30 am and the first 100 participants receive a goody bag!
 
1:00 pm - 8th Annual Krewe of Paws Mardi Gras Pet Parade
See a twist on the traditional Mardi Gras festivities with pets of all sorts in costumes and floats, and of course plenty of beads along their parade route in Antique Alley! If you are interested in entering your pet, please see the registration information on our Calendar of Events Listing Page.

3 pm to 6 pm- Souper Catch 
A tasting competition of signature soups from top restaurant chefs and caterers vying for the title of "SouperChef" at the Hixson Autoplex on Louisville Avenue.


6 pm - Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade
Join us for Mardi Gras fun on Trenton Street, West Monroe and Louisville Avenue, Monroe as lighted floats and marching bands parade through the Twin Cities.
 


Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade Route

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