Mardi Gras Casino hosts a 1960s costume contest Tuesday, followed by a concert by the Lovin’ Spoonful. The prize for best costume is $1,000 cash, with the runner-up receiving $500 in bonus play.
The concert is at the Mardi Gras grandstand. General admission is $10 in advance, premium seating $15 and VIP $25 and include $10 in free play at each level. On day of concert, tickets are $10 more.
Mardi Gras officials note that The Lovin' Spoonful is an American rock band of the 1960s, named to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. Over a period of two years in the mid-1960s, the group charted ten Top Forty hits, seven of which placed inside the Top Ten at a time when the competition included Motown, the Beatles and British Invasion bands. “Do You Believe in Magic” is one of them.Mardi Gras Casino is located at 831 North Federal Highway on the corner of US-1 and Pembroke Road. Call 954-924-3200 or visit www.mardigrascasinofl.com, http://www.facebook.com/mardigrascasino or twitter at http://www/twitter.com/MardiGrasFl.