Mardi Gras Party @ Papa Mojo's - What better place to go than Durham's own cajun roadhouse. They'll have two party rooms, four bands, a mask contest, face painting, caricatures and an art gallery. They are also offering VIP admission, which includes a free drink, no lines to get in, VIP seating, and an after party with a midnight breakfast buffet. 6pm/$10 gen/$40 VIP. The band schedule will be:
- 6:00 Bull Town Strutters
- 7:00 Justin & Nikki
- 8:00 E Train & the Rusted Rails
- 9:30 Jim Quick & Coastline
Mardi Gras Dance & Costume Ball @ The Pinhook - This event combines Cajun dance lessons with music from a new local Cajun band. The party starts at 8pm with Cajun dance lessons taught by Jack and Sandra Wolf, then at 9pm the Shamu Garcon band takes the stage to play some high octane Cajun dance music! FREE.