2018 Krewe Ball Details

PAGES schedule

Practice Dates:
Sunday, February 4 (Costumes will go home on this day.)

-Feb. 4th practice held at Birmingham Club from 3-5.(****Not Steeple Arts*****)
Week of the Ball rehearsals at BOUTWELL
Thursday, February 8 from 2-4.
Friday, February 9 from 1-3:30

DUKES and GUARDS

SUNDAY, Feb 4th Birmingham Country Club–KINGS DUKES  1:45pm -3:00pm   QUEENS GUARDS  2:45pm- 4:00pm

THURSDAY, Feb 8, BOUTWELL 5pm, DUKES & GUARDS TOGETHER 5pm – 6:30pm

FRIDAY, FEB 9 BOUTWELL 2-4pm full rehearsal (street clothes no dress rehearsal)

FRIDAY NIGHT PICTURES MADE AT BOUTWELL BACKSTAGE — DUKES   7:15PM on stage ready for pictures   GUARDS 7:45PM on stage ready for pictures

KREWE BALL Rehearsal and Presentation Schedule

Rehearsal
Friday, February 9, 2018 Boutwell Auditorium
9:15 am Captain, Ladies in Waiting and their fathers and their train bearers
10:00 am The King and Queen with Trainbearers
12:45 pm Princesses & Father/Krewe sponsor
(Escorts (dates) may come at this time but needed at 1:45 pm)
Rehearsal will begin promptly at 1:00 pm so please be checked in by 12:45 to receive mask and line up information
2:00 pm WHOLE COURT MANDATORY ATTENDANCE
King, Queen, Trainbearers, Dukes, Guards, Pages,
Ladies in Waiting Princesses, Father/Krewe Sponsor and Escorts/dates
Please be prompt so everyone can start on time. Plan to stay for 2 hours. Do not schedule appointments (hair, makeup meeting guests) before 4:15 pm.
Attire is casual. Nice jeans are acceptable.
BRING SHOES YOU WILL BE WEARING TO THE BALL TO PRACTICE IN.

NIGHT OF THE BALL

7:30 pm There is a cocktail party for Krewe members and their wives, Princesses, Escorts and Princesses’ parents, and The Royal Court. The party takes place in front of the stage before the Ball. (No other family members, including siblings will be allowed at the cocktail party or on the floor before the Ball)
There is no food served before the Ball and no back-stage restrooms.

Bar will close at 8:30pm. Everyone must clear the floor to begin presentation.

8:40 pm The Court lines up for the presentation and Krewe member wives are seated on the floor. Parents of Princesses being presented by their Krewe sponsors will take their reserved seats above/behind the King’s and Queen’s boxes. Not on the floor.

9:00pm Doors close and the presentation will begin (No one will be admitted after the doors have closed)

We welcome all INVITED guests. ALL guests must present their door card.
We do ask that anyone under the age of 30 get an age approved wrist band showing their ID at the front entrance.
NO unaccompanied minors (i.e., high school aged children) will be allowed without special approved door cards.  NO exceptions.

Seating
ONLY Krewe members and their wives are seated on the floor during the presentation. No Mothers, Grandmothers, Fathers or siblings,
NON Krewe members DO NOT sit on the floor.
Princess parents (non Krewe) have reserved seats directly behind the King or Queens Boxes. No other seats are reserved by the Krewe.

Parking

PARKING AT BOUTWELL is $8 They do not take credit cards or make change