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Historic Athens to Hold Sixth Annual Mardi Gras Masquerade and Block Party

File- Historic Athens Mardi Gras Masquerade and Block Party.
Historic Athens
File- Historic Athens Mardi Gras Masquerade and Block Party.

Historic Athens is holding its Sixth Annual Historic Athens Mardi Gras Masquerade and Block Party. The fundraiser supports the work the nonprofit has been accomplishing in Athens for more than 50 years. Executive Director Tommy Valentine says this year’s festivities focus on Athens’ Art scene.

The event akes place Tuesday, February 13th at Terrapin Beer Co.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!