St. Elizabeth Catholic Church to host King Cake Ball Feb. 13

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

St. Elizabeth Catholic Church will

host its 2018 St. ’Lizbeth King Cake

Ball and Cajun Dinner on Fat Tuesday,

Feb. 13, at St. Elizabeth Parish Hall at

232 Passion Play Road. Festivities begin

at 5:30 p.m. with the opening of

Gloria’s fresh oyster bar and the cocktail


Homemade boudin balls will be

served starting at 6 p.m. and the band

Naturally Brass will start playing. At

6:45 p.m., the Krazo Cavaliers and

Grandees will be introduced and the

Royal Court Grand Procession will take

place. A Second Line umbrella dance

will follow.

Dinner will be served at about 7:15

p.m., with cocktails and dancing taking

place after.

This year’s menu starts with the

oysters and boudin balls and then Father

Shaun’s crawfish corn bisque will

be served. Cajun cole slaw and crusty

French bread will be on the tables, and

the entrée will be a freshly made New

Orleans lump crab cake topped with a

skewer of Louisiana shrimp with remoulade

sauce on the side, very dirty

rice and deep south toffee green beans.

Dinner ends with authentic praline pecan

king cake and cafe du monde chicory


Dress for the event is comfortable,

semi-formal or formal … the glitzier the

better! The King Cake Ball, decorated

in purple, green and gold, sells out every

year. Get your tickets early. Tickets

are $40 per person and can be obtained

by calling Rod at 479-253-8864 or 479-


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