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'the dislocation of…

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Ashe Cultural Arts…

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Earth Day

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French Market's 30th Annual Mask Market and New "Mardi Gras Market" will be held February 8-11th, 2013 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Marketing Director
Amy Kirk Duvoisin
(504) 522-2621 ext. 205 
akirk@frenchmarket.org 

 

FRENCH MARKET'S 30TH ANNUAL MASK MARKET AND NEW "MARDI GRAS MARKET" WILL BE HELD FEB 8-11TH, 2013\ 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Event Overview:  Mask vendors from around the country will sell their wares in tents alongside the French Market, and local artists will sell costumes, masks, and handcrafted Mardi Gras items.  The Farmers and Flea Markets will be open for business as usual (with some specialty items), and the entire two block area will be a festival atmosphere, with live music on the Farmes Market Stage, additional  food vendors, and a special Lundi Gras celebration, "Fat Monday at the French Market", which will include secondlines and brass bands performing throughout the day plus special children's activities, in addition to the Mask Market and related Mardi Gras Market vending.

 

Musical Lineup:
Feb 9,   12 noon - 2 pm                  Joe Krown Trio  
2-4 pm                                  Russell Batiste and Friends  

Feb 10,  12 noon - 2 pm                New Orleans Moonshiners  
2 - 4 pm                               Kid Merv and All That Jazz

Feb 11, 12 noon-4 p.m.                  Brass Bands, TBA

 

Stay tuned for more information on specific vendors and other special activities. A full schedule will be published on our website http://www.frenchmarket.org/ on January 15th.

 

Amy A. Kirk Duvoisin
Marketing Director
The French Market Corporation
1008 North Peters Street 3rd Floor
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 522-2621 ext 205 office (504) 289-0789 cell phone
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