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The Krewe of OAK goes “Wild in the Wetlands” for its annual Midsummer Mardi Gras party Saturday, Aug. 24 in the Carrollton neighborhood.

The krewe gathers at the Maple Leaf Bar and King Robustus XXXIII and Queen Anne lead subkrewes and costumed revelers to Palmer Park where a brass band performs. The party then returns to Oak Street.

The parade starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Maple Leaf Bar, 8316 Oak St., (504) 866-9359; www.facebook.com/koak69.

Email Gambit arts & entertainment editor Will Coviello at: willc@gambitweekly.com.