Baton Rouge has Mardi Gras fever! Balls, parties and parades, mixed in with the usual social scene, are keeping everyone busy. To make sure you don't miss any of the fun, check out Pam's Party Calendar at You can even start putting events set to take place this upcoming fall on your to-do list.

Pam's Party Calendar: Get ready for anew decade of parties!

I also checked in with Pennington Biomedical Research Center and Visit Baton Rouge's CEO for this week's column.

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