The Mardi Gras season kicks off this weekend in northwest Louisiana! Get the scoop on all things purple, green and gold, find out where to take this kids and more with our handy guide featuring Shreveport/Bossier City's top events!

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    12th Night

    Join the Krewes of Gemini and Centaur for the official kick off to the Mardi Gras season Saturday night starting at 6:30pm at the Bossier Civic Center! Tickets are $50 and include a bottomless drink cup. The event is open to the public and will include a presentation of all the area krewes' royalty. 21+

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    World of Wheels

    Head to the Shreveport Convention Center this Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the O'Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels! Friday, January 5,  5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturday, January 6, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; and Sunday, January 7, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Adult admission is $12 per day, Child (6-11) $6 per day Child (5 & under) free.

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    The Philadelphia Center's Resolution Run

    Strap on your running shoes and bundle up Saturday morning at 8am for the Philadelphia Center's Resolution Run at Shreveport's Betty Virginia Park. Post-race bring your race bib to Great Raft Brewing Tasting Room and get $1 off your first pint!

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    Dustbuster Duathlon 2018

    Sunday morning starting at 8:30am, head to the Stoner Bike Trail for the Dustbuster Duathlon! Race day sign up is $55. Hosted by Sportspectrum.

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    Auditions for The Cut

    If you're an aspiring singer, get ready for The Cut 2018! Auditions are this Sunday from 1-5pm at The Supper Club on Commerce Street in downtown Shreveport. Your group can have a maximum of three members so bring your instrument or track of choice to sing to and you could secure a spot performing at Mudbug Madness 2019!