Photos by William Snowden

A big crowd was on hand Saturday night for the Friends of the Library’s annual Mardi Gras fundraiser at the community center. It featured jambalaya from Harry’s in Tallahassee, lots of masks, and swing and jazz music by the Thursday Music Club, above.
Sheriff Jared Miller, in crown and cape as King of the Mardi Gras, with library director Linda Oaks.
Back of the cape embroidered with ‘King Jared the Great.’
The crowd at the community center on Saturday night.
Friends get a picture in the photo booth
Shirley Howard in a mask.
Frank and Quincee Messersmith dancing.