Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Mardi Gras Guide — Don't leave home without it

Arthur Hardy's 36th annual Mardi Gras Guide has hit newsstands, bookstores, grocery stores, drug stores and the like so it's time to start planning your Carnival activities!
Full of parade routes, history, photos, features and what's new on the scene, this guide is a must-have for Carnival lovers heading to the New Orleans area. It's also the perfect guide to Carnival for those who know nothing of the "Greatest Free Show on Earth." Answers to all questions related to Carnival and Mardi Gras can be had between these slick magazine-style pages. Don't be caught on St. Charles Avenue without it.
Visit http://mardigrasguide.com/ for more information.

Cheré Coen is the author of "Exploring Cajun Country: A Historic Guide to Acadiana" and co-author of "Magic's in the Bag: Creating Spellbinding Gris Gris Bags and Sachets." She teaches writing at UL-Lafayette's Continuing Education. Write her at chere@louisianabooknews.com.