Mardi Gras Ball holding court in the Memminger

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Mardi Gras has arrived in Charleston, and it's kicking off this Saturday, January 30th with the Mardi Gras Ball 2010.

The Krewe of Charleston has organized a ball for Holy City revelers on Saturday at Memminger Auditorium. Come dressed up and join chef Brett McKee and Joya Darby Wolfe for a night of indulgence and fun.

The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres and cocktails, then progresses to the presentation of the court at 7 p.m. The dancing and entertainment start at 9 p.m. and go until midnight. Tickets are $100 and include an open bar and food. Tables of 10 are also available for $1,500.

Purchase tickets online or by calling (843) 437-1519.