Throw Me Something: Exploring Gasparilla and Mardi Gras
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM EST
Tampa Bay History Center
801 Water Street
Tampa, FL 33602
New Orleans Native Beryl B. Byles explores the histories, similarities and differences between two of the nation’s most iconic parades, Gasparilla and Mardi Gras. On the eve of Tampa’s Gasparilla season, see how each soiree represents their respective cities.
Florida Conversations is free and open to the public, and is co-sponsored by the USF Libraries Florida Studies Center and supported by WUSF Public Media, and features authors and presenters covering a variety of Florida topics, from politics to fiction, history to environmental issues.
For more information, contact the History Center at (813) 228-0097.