January 2006 News Archive

  • January 30, 2006

    •  More photos of The 2006 Royal Champagne Brunch have been posted.

  • January 30, 2006

    •  Photos of The 2006 Royal Champagne Brunch have been posted.

    • Table Decorating: You may enter the River Center to decorate your table(s) between 11:00 am - 4:00 pm on the 11th. Please keep in mind there will be no utilities (electricity) available for decorations on your table, plan accordingly. You will not be allowed to have open flames or helium balloons. Keep in mind that you can't use anything that would pose a fire or safety hazard, get creative.  (additional rules and new information is available on the Ball Page)

    • Driver and Safety Meeting:  The Driver and Safety Meeting will be held at Superior Grill starting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, February 22nd.  Parading Krewes will be receiving more information by mail about the meeting.

    • Judges Bribery Dinner:  The Judges Bribery Dinner will also be held at Superior Grill starting at 7:00 on Wednesday, February 22nd.   As always this is your opportunity to come bribe the judges to yours hearts desire.  They will have open minds, pockets and hands, make the most of it and put your Krewe foremost in their minds!!

  • January 27, 2006

    • A couple of changes have been made to the music lineup for the Ball.

  • January 23, 2006

    • The 2006 Judges have been named.  They are Phil Cangelosi, Smiley Anders, Paul Gates of Investigates, Bernie Cyrus of Louisiana Music Commission and Lisa Montreuil of American Gateway Bank.

  • January 17, 2006

    THE SPANISH TOWN LADIES AUXILIARY (STLA)
    CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO TWO SPONSORED ROYAL EVENTS:

    • THE ROYAL CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH

      SATURDAY JANUARY 28, 2006
      10:30 AM - Noon

      HARRINGTON CAFE
      329 Florida St. (@ corner 3rd ST)
      TICKETS $10 EACH -Payable in advance please
      (or at the door if we gotta & you give advance RSVP)

      Attire: "creative brunch" or whatever you can find left of your old royal costume

      RSVP before January 25

      To reserve a seat & obtain tickets contact Laura McDavitt: 

      cell:  225-241-2318
      email: lk_mac@bellsouth.net

      ** Sorry - Limited seating - Tickets available to all current & former Spanish Town Mardi Gras Kings, Queens, Grand Marshals, and members of SPLL & STLA (+spouse/significant other). After 1/25 RSVP deadline, any remaining tickets will be made available to guests of this years royalty *** PLEASE help us locate & spread the word to all former royals.

    • THE QUEEN'S PARTY

      FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3, 2006 AT THE THIRSTY TIGER
      8 pm till ...

      HONORING HER ROYAL MAJESTY QUEEN XXVI D'AARON LEBLANC

      OPEN TO ALL

      MUSIC / CASH BAR / FOOD AVAILABLE until it's gone..
      Attire - Hey it's the Tiger & Spanish Town Mardi Gras - You know what to wear...

  • January 16, 2006

    • The 2006 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Ball is SOLD OUT

    • If you need tickets or have extra tickets available please post your information in the forum.

  • January 13, 2006

    • Photos of The 2006 Spanish Town Mardi Gras King Gary Rispone have been posted on the Parade Page.

  • January 12, 2006

    • 2006 SEATING CHART UPDATE

    • All tables for the 2006 Ball have been reserved.  Tickets are still available for general admission, you do NOT have to have a table to attend... just a ticket.

  • January 11, 2006

  • January 10, 2006

    • New Krewes that have been invited to parade in the 2006 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Parade:

      Skip's One Percent Club
      Krewe of Loose Skrewes
      It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere
      Krewe of Mixed Knutz

      Krewe of Kracker

      The SPLL Board thanks everyone who applied to participate in the Parade and hope we'll be able to accommodate more Krewes in the future.

  • January 09, 2006

  • January 06, 2006

    • New photos have been added, Page... 2006 Flocking.

  • January 06, 2006

    • 2006 SEATING CHART UPDATE

    • The Spanish Town Parade is FULL!  New Krewes for this year have been notified.  If you have not been contacted by an SPLL representative, there was no room for your Krewe.

  • January 05, 2006

  • January 04, 2006

    • 2006 SEATING CHART UPDATE

    • REMINDER:  The Flamingo Painting and Cutting will be Friday, January 6th, at 7:00 pm at David Applegate's shop, 1440 Government Street... wear old clothes and bring jigsaws!  The 2006 King and Queen will be there.  Bring your own drink.

  • January 03, 2006

  • January 01, 2006

    • A new video has been added to the Video Page... 2005 Krewe of YAZOO (the Lawnmower Krewe).