For the sixth year running, Dogtown Dance Theatre opens its Mardi Gras celebration to the community with a parade and performances from the likes of RVA Dance Collective, Claves Unidos and the Happy Lucky Combo. Legend brews and Cajun catering by Sophia’s International Cuisine. The parade leaves 15th Street and Bainbridge at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25 (show runs from 4 to 8 p.m.) Children younger than 5 attend for free. Admission is $15 and $5 for children 5 to 12. dogtowndancetheatre.com.
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