Get your tickets now for museum’s Mardi Gras bash

 The New England Carousel Museum will be in carnival mode during it’s 24rd Anniversary Mardi Gras celebration on  Saturday, March 1 from 7 to 11 p.m.

The Louisiana-styled evening features dancing to the music of the acclaimed Billy Cofrances Jazz Quartet. Along with a silent auction, there will be wine and bourbon tastings, BYOB, and food a plenty. 

“This party always helps pull people out of the winter doldrums.” said Louise DeMars, the museum’s executive director, via a press release. Attendees are encouraged to wear a mask or come in full costume  The evening festivities culminate in the crowning of a  king and queen of the ball.

 Tickets are on sale at the Carousel Museum. RSVP  by Feb. 24 by calling (860) 585-5411. The cost is $50 per person and pre-paid tables of eight may may be reserved. The event will be held at the New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave, Bristol CT. For more information visit the website at the

For more information or to buy tickets, contact The New England Carousel Museum at (860)585-5411 or email  info@the