TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - When you think of Mardi Gras, you probably think of New Orleans, but some in the Wabash Valley are bringing the holiday home.
One of the few examples is Sonka's Irish Pub in Terre Haute held a Fat Tuesday Event. And, through the Day, J Gumbo's restaurant served its usual Cajun food.
For the holiday, workers also held special drawings, gave out beads and put up Mardi Gras swag.
Tuesday night, the restaurant will have a taste of Louisiana sound.
"Obviously, we won't be able to match New Orleans, and this is the first year we've had this going on," said Jeff Habermel of J. Gumbo's. "Last year, we were so brand new, we didn't really have an opportunity. This year, we're trying to catch up and throw a little festivities and party flavor out."
The restaurant is open until 9:00 p.m. with the band playing from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
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