DAWSONVILLE - The Bowen Center for the Arts in downtown Dawsonville will transform into a Mardi Gras Masquerade on Saturday, Feb. 9.<br />
Masks/costumes are required for this fun evening of music and dancing with the Jazz Combo. Guests also will enjoy a buffet and a surprise in the king cake.<br />
The party begins at 7:00 and tickets are $25 for arts council members and $35 for non-members. Reservations are required by calling 706-216-2787. Reservations also can be made online at dawsonarts.org.
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