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Pittsboro Mardi Gras this Saturday

By Chris Jude
Posted Wednesday, March 2, 2011

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Pittsboro, NC - Chatham Marketplace and the Glitter Society proudly present the fouth annual Pittsboro Mardi Gras. Pittsboro’s annual Mardi Gras is held this year on Saturday, March 5 at historic Chatham Mills on 480 Hillsboro Street from 7:00pm until the stroke of midnight.

The Pittsboro Mardi Gras continues a proud tradition of Laissez les bons temps rouler in Chatham County. We’ll be celebrating Fat Saturday with more fun, more music, more charity and more glitter than ever. Music from the Atomic Rhythm AllStars and Hobex will have you dancing the night away, and our photobooth by Meg Daniels will preserve your amazing costumes in photographic memory. Lots of surprises are planned for this sparkling evening.

Proceeds will benefit three amazing area non-profits: The Abundance Foundation, Triangle Land Conservancy, and Child Care Networks. Our Carnival has raised thousands of dollars for Chatham County charities the last three years.

Live Performances by:

The Atomic Rhythm All Stars - swing jazz (

Hobex – southern soul (

And special appearances by:

The Northwood High Jazz Band

AcroEntertainment – live acrobatics and juggling

The Carolina Fascinators – charleston dance troupe

The Fabulous Ladies of W.I.N.G.S

The Moncure Dancing Elephant

Tarot Card Readings

Photo Booth by Meg Daniels

Cash Bar, Dancing, and Costumes

Tickets are available at Chatham Marketplace or online and they’re just $25 March 1-5 and at the door.

Food and Drink will be provided by Chatham Marketplace . The Festivities begin at 7 pm at Chatham Mills and continue till the stroke of Midnight.

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Pittsboro Mardi Gras this Saturday
photo by Gene Galin