2nd Annual Asbury Park Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball
Location: House of Independents, 572 Cookman Avenue
Description: The 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball: "New Jersey meets New Orleans, a benefit for the Asbury Park Music Foundation.
Representing New Jersey: The VooDUDES with horns.
From New Orleans: The Marc Stone 3. Marc is a fixture of the New Orleans music scene, been nominated for their Best of the Beat awards, tours internationally, and is a DJ on New Orleans radio WWOZ.
Enter the costume contest for amazing prizes from Asbury Park merchants.
Doors at 7pm
Show at 8pm
$20 advance, $25 day of show. Tickets on sale at Backward Glances,658 Cookman Ave. or at houseofindependents.com.
Asbury Park Mardi Gras Free Mask Making & Face Painting
Location: The Shoppes at the Arcade, 658 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park
Description: Join us for the 2nd Annual Mardi Gras mask-making. Pick up your free, undecorated mask at Backward Glances, inside the Shoppes at the Arcade, 658 Cookman Avenue. Then visit participating businesses downtown, between 1pm and 5 pm, to get free decorations to apply to your mask. Tables with glue will be set up at the Shoppes at the Arcade to design your own special Mardi Gras creation. An adult and kids winner will be chosen at 5:15.
Artists Raven and Jade will be doing free face painting downstairs at the Shoppes at the Arcade. There will be music around the downtown courtesy of the Lakehouse and the Music Saved My Life program.
Quincy Mumford and the Reason Why
Location: Langosta Lounge, 1000 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park
Description: Quincy Mumford and the Reason Why at Langosta Lounge Show starts at 9:30pm Admission is free
Skate Fourth Union
Location: Carousel Building, 700 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ
Description: FORTH UNION SKATE & CULTURE ORGANIZATION Winter Schedule: Fridays: 2 - 8 pm Saturdays: 11 am - 8 pm (girls only 11 am - 2 pm) Sundays: 11 am - 6 pm (groms only 11 am - 1 pm) Mon., Feb. 20: 11 am - 6 pm Admission: $5 daily, $30 monthly pass