Bourbon and the Bayou, a Mardi Gras celebration blended with Kentucky tradition, will be from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Friday at The Red Mile Round Barn. Tickets are $100 and are available by calling (859) 246-4313 or by going to Firstgiving.com/LexingtonCASA/BourbonBayou.
The event will include live music by The Sensations, food by Bluegrass Bayou Catering, bourbon tastings, silent and live auctions and Mardi Gras entertainment. The menu will include chicken and sausage gumbo, jambalaya, catfish, shrimp and fontina cheese grits, southern green beans, king cake and bread pudding with a bourbon sauce. Proceeds will benefit CASA of Lexington, which provides advocacy services to abused and neglected children in Fayette County.