Thursday, February 16, 2012

Krewe of Highland parade rolls on Sun, Feb 19, 2 pm

Krewe of Highland Route: the parade assembles in the Byrd HS area along Creswell. The beginning of the parade is basically Creswell at King's Hwy.

The assembled masses roll north on Creswell at 2 pm. At Herndon the paraders go east and head to Highland Avenue; turn south and go to Olive; turn on Centenary Boulevard and head south past Kings Highway. It will continue on Gladstone before ending at Creswell Avenue.

After the parade, there will be the Carnival de Columbia in Columbia Park, which is located at Columbia Street and Line Avenue. Expect the fabulous reggae band called Stiff Necked Fools in the park.

Krewe of Highland Bal Masque on Fri, Feb 17, 7 pm to midnight, at Randle T Moore Center. Tickets $45 at door. Mask and costume required.

Photo Kathryn Usher.

If you'd like to march in the parade, please consider joining Blanc et Noir Marching Society, a gang of second liners accompanied by the Red & Black Brass Band of Grambling, La. See more here.

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