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Mardi Gras celebration to be held at Gloucester Brewing Company

As part of the Gloucester Collaboration, Gloucester, Virginia will take part in the first ever global Gloucester Mardi Gras on the afternoon of Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Gloucester Brewing Company on Main Street.

The event at Gloucester Brewing will run from noon to 6 p.m., with Cajun food from the Gumbeau’s Catering food truck available starting at 2. Admission is free.

While the festivities are going on there, Gloucester County Administrator Carol Steele will be in Gloucester, Carteret County, North Carolina, celebrating that community’s 30th Gloucester Mardi Gras and will livestream the music, fun and festivities to the global community of Gloucester on the county’s YouTube channel.

Locally, the Mardi Gras celebration will include masks, costumes, beads and Cajun and zydeco music. Event attendees will learn about the global community of Gloucester from the newly created Gloucester Collaboration, and how to get involved.

Gloucester Collaboration kicked off in 2022. Thirte...

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