Final preparations are underway for the Krewe of Elks Mardi Gras Ball which will be held on Saturday, Feb. 18, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Assumption Parish Community Center in Napoleonville. Ball Chairmen Stephen and Jessica Folse have announced the theme of this year’s celebration as “Under the Big Top.”

Debuting as The Royal Court for King Jolly Goodfellow LXXXIV will be Maid Kaylee Michelle Burns, daughter of Ed and Stacy Burns; Maid Brandi Ann Landry, daughter of Brett and Sandy Landry; Maid Claudia Alexandra Rome, daughter of Cliff and Rebecca Rome; Maid Michayla Elizabeth Spano, daughter of Kiley and Celeste Spano; Grand Duchess Julia Ann Beck, daughter of Past Exalted Ruler John Beck Jr. and Sally Beck; Grand Duchess Caroline Grace Louque, daughter of Past Exalted Ruler Bret and Jamie Louque; Duke Landon Paul Delatte, son of the late Lloyd Delatte, Jr. and Jon and Gina Richard; Duke Landon James Landry, son of James and Nobie Landry; Duke Daniel Christopher Mattingly II, son of King Jolly Goodfelllow LXXXIII Daniel and Sandy Mattingly.

For ticket information, please contact any member of the Donaldsonville Elks Lodge #1153 or Jennifer Delatte at La Petite Retreat located at 419 Railroad Ave. in Donaldsonville.