The Whirl: Oakwood Samedi Gras

The neighborhood of Historic Oakwood held its Samedi Gras celebration on Feb. 18. This annual celebration features the crowning of its new King and Empress, performances from the Oakwood Second Line Band, New Orleans-themed food and drink, kid’s activities and a parade through the neighborhood.

Back row: Chris Crew, Barry Kitchener
Front row: Matthew Brown
Ann Robertson
Leah Finch

This article originally appeared in the April 2023 issue of WALTER magazine.