Saturday, February 17, 2018

TAZEWELL COUNTY MUSEUM RECENTLY HELD THEIR ANNUAL MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION

                  King of the Mardi Gras Celebration Dennis Peacock poses with his wife Brenda


The Tazewell County Museum recently held their annual Mardi Gras celebration February 13, at Avanti's in Pekin. Their was a luncheon, fellowship, fun, and of course the crowning of the King and Queen.

  Left: A Mardi Gras Cake symbolizes the traditional Mardi colors, purple, green, and gold. It also has beads in the middle, and a baby hidden somewhere within the cake, which mean good luck in the coming year to whom ever finds it.

Right: The Mardi Gras King and Queen pose together










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