Costumed paraders dance on Oak Street during Mid-Summer Mardi Gras in 2011. (UptownMessenger.com file photo by Sabree Hill)
With a theme of “Motorboatin’ on Oak,” the irreverent Krewe of O.A.K. will hold their annual Mid-Summer Mardi Gras parade through Carrollton, starting at the Maple Leaf Bar at 7:30 p.m., according to an event page on Facebook posted by the bar. Aaron LaFont of Offbeat magazine has a short preview.