Join Catholic Charities for their 36th Annual Mardi Gras fundraiser at the River's Edge Convention Center to help the homeless and hungry.

Festivities kick off on Saturday, January 27 at 5:30 p.m. Guests will be able to enjoy hours d' oeuvres, entertainment by Vista Jazz Club, a gourmet dinner by Custom Catering by Short Stop and live music and dancing with the Fabulous Armadillos.

Proceeds will benefit Catholic Charities Emergency Services Food Shelf and Catholic Domus Transitional Housing--a facility for homeless women and children.

Tickets usually sell out every year and are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling 320-650-1643 or by emailing ccstcloud.org.