Celebrate Mardi Gras at the Farmers Market with food, music and a pet parade. Festivities take place the weekend of February 25-26 and Fat Tuesday Feb. 28.
The free, family-friendly party will feature New Orleans staples of beads, beignets, Dixie beer and face painting. The Gumbo Pot will serve Cajun gumbo and jambalaya.
See pets strut their finery at the Mutti Gras parade Saturday at noon. Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed canine King and Queen.
The strolling Bear Brass Band plays Saturday noon to 3 p.m. Shakers for Peace and Joy, with Kids for Peace, perform 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., and Eddie Baytos and the Nervis Brothers play from 2 to 4 p.m. on the West Patio.
Lisa Haley and the Zydekats take the stage on Sunday from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on the West Patio.
Eddie Baytos & The Nervis Brothers return on Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. on the West Patio.