The Fasching season has officially begun.
At 11:11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, the season of Karneval was ushered in with a commencement brunch at Orleans on Main.
Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, who was instrumental in getting the Germantown Colony Museum under the auspices of the State of Louisiana, was the guest speaker. He spoke of Louisiana’s rich history, its French and Spanish roots and its German immigration.
“The reason ‘Louisiana ain’t Mississippi’ and it ‘ain’t’ any other state is that we have an interesting cultural mix that you don’t find anywhere else in America, that you don’t find anywhere else in the South,”