Joe Cain, Moon Pies & Mobile Mardi Gras

Chief Slacabamorinico would have been proud. The Chickasaw leader was “reincarnated” by Mobile resident Joe Cain in 1866 as a rebellion against occupying Union forces. The Civil War had brought a halt to Mardi Gras celebrations, and in April 1865, Union troops took control of the city. Mobile’s Mardi Gras festivities resumed unexpectedly the following year […]

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Festivals on the Go

From scenic drives and shopping to seasonal festivals and fun-filled events, the US Sunbelt has become a major attraction for snowbirds—and the season is now in full swing. Various snowbird communities play host to their winter visitors with a variety of activities including annual festivals, state/provincial club meetings, day trips, fundraisers, golfing, pickleball tournaments, and volunteering. The […]

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