Friday, February 17, 2006

Mardi Gras Store


The Mardi Gras Store in Port Arthur offers various decorations on Friday, Feb. 17, 2006. The store is part of Port Arthur-based Mardi Gras of Southeast Texas, Inc.

Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise


Shawn Laughlin of Groves registers his father's motorcycle for the Mardi Gras parade at the Mardi Gras Store in Port Arthur.


The Mardi Gras Store in Port Arthur offers caps, beads and other decorations.


The Mardi Gras Store in Port Arthur offers sequined vests, jewelry and ceramic masks. The colors of Mardi Gras are gold, purple and green.


The Mardi Gras Store in Port Arthur offers doubloons. Each year, commemorative aluminum doubloons are minted.


Randy (left) and Kathy Brown (right) of Little Cypress select items for their float at the Mardi Gras Store in Port Arthur.


(Right) The Mardi Gras Store in Port Arthur offers specialty beads with ceramic pendants and a Texas twist.

(Below) The Mardi Gras Store in Port Arthur offers specialty beads.




(Left) The Mardi Gras Store in Port Arthur offers specialty beads such as crawfish boil and chili peppers.

(Below) Kathy Brown of Little Cypress decides on options at the Mardi Gras Store in Port Arthur. She is part of an Orange krewe and will participate in the Orange Mardi Gras parade.


 

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