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Mardi Gras 2016: Week 2
Wednesday, Feb. 3 

click to enlarge A high school band's dance team marches in the Krewe of Iris parade on St. Charles Avenue.

Photo by Cheryl Gerber

A high school band's dance team marches in the Krewe of Iris parade on St. Charles Avenue.

Druids
6:15 p.m.
Location: Uptown
Theme: announced day of parade
Floats: 19
Archdruid: secret
Throws: lighted Druid wands and hats, umbrellas, doubloons and koozies
The Mystic Krewe of Druids' themes are often marked by wry wit and turns of phrase. The procession includes a United States Marine Corps Marching Band and a Cornell University percussion band.

Nyx
7 p.m.
Location: Uptown
Theme: announced day of parade
Floats: 39
Goddess: Lori Seuzeneau
Throws: hand-decorated purses, krewe emblem items
On its fifth anniversary, the Krewe of Nyx has grown to superkrewe size with more than 2,200 riders. The procession is led by the Southern University Marching Band, aka the Human Jukebox, and the krewe introduces a new signature float. Restaurateur Paggy Lee serves as grand marshal.




PARADE PREVIEWS
Wednesday, Feb. 3 | Thursday, Feb. 4 | Friday, Feb. 5
Saturday, Feb. 6 | Sunday, Feb. 7
Monday, Feb. 8 | Tuesday, Feb. 9

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