French Market celebrates Fat Monday

Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- The 30th Annual Mask Market was held in the New Orleans French Market Monday. Various mask makers plied their wares in tents next to the market stalls. The mask market, which also ran over the weekend, was part of the inaugural Fat Monday at the French Market, which featured bands and childrren's activities.The Lagniappe Brass Band with Chet Overall on sax was one of the groups that performed..
Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- The 30th Annual Mask Market was held in the New Orleans French Market Monday. Various mask makers plied their wares in tents next to the market stalls. The mask market, which also ran over the weekend, was part of the inaugural Fat Monday at the French Market, which featured bands and childrren's activities.The Lagniappe Brass Band with Chet Overall on sax was one of the groups that performed..