Mardi Gras events planned in Avoyelles

Mardi Gras season is underway and local events have been scheduled as follows:Bunkie- Krewe of Cronus Parade- The Louisiana Corn Festival and the City of Bunkie are inviting the public to attend the Krewe of Cronus Mardi Gras Parade Saturday, Feb. 7. It will begin at 2 p.m.Following the parade will be a family “Fais Do Do,” featuring David St. Romain, that will be held at 4 p.m. in Haas Auditorium. Tickets to the “Fais Do Do” are $15 each in advance and $20 at the door. Children under 12 are $5 a ticket.