The Mystic Krewe of Nyx’s Nyx Myx Masquerade Ball was held Saturday at the Riverside Hilton.
How do you put such a wonderful event into words?
Words would never capture how awesome the event was so, I’m gonna let some pictures tell most of the story.
The ball was from 7:30 p.m. to 3:30 a.m.
I know y’all used to seeing the ole’ BayouCreole in jeans and sneakers hanging at the festivals, parades and stuff.
This was a formal affair with mask required. We had to glam it up.
The ballroom was beautifully decorated. Everyone was given a Krewe of Nyx light up martini glass.
It wasn’t until I started looking at the pictures the day after the ball did I realize that, the ballroom was decorated to match the Captain’s gown.
The evening began with Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres. It was a great way to mingle and meet so many fabulous Nyx sisters. Everyone looked beautiful.
The presentation of the Float Lieutenants,Grand Marshall,Nyx Goddess,Board of Directors and Captain followed.
The ladies threw beads as they were presented. I was hit on the head with a bead and became a little misty as I said to myself,
“I was just hit on the head with a bead… it’s REALLY carnival time!”
The ball consisted of a seated dinner. I was a little leery of that at first because I’m such a picky eater.
Y’all the food was off the chain!
Dessert followed with a Trio of Flourless Chocolate Cake, Praline Cheesecake and Carrot Cake
After dinner, it was on and popping!
The Captain and Nyx Goddess changed their outfits. The gowns they wore were so pretty!
Everyone packed the dance floor and partied like crazy!! Music was provided by The Mojeaux’s and they really brought the house down!
The dance floor STAYED packed!
We broke out into a huge electric slide! That was a lot of fun considering by that time, a lot of us were pretty liquored up.
The guy that has his head turned is actually following me. He couldn’t keep up so I became his wing person…lol
He was so sweet…gave me a big hug after the dance!
Around 1 a.m there was a breakfast buffet. Missed pics of that somehow but it was delicious! Grits, eggs,bacon, sausage, hash browns and muffins.
NavySeal and I left the ball somewhere around 2 o’clock. I would have stayed longer but, I had to go work in a few hours.
To say that I had a wonderful time would be such an understatement. The Nyx Myx Ball was everything and MORE! They paid attention to every detail and the Hilton’s staff was excellent!
Kudos to the ladies for putting on such a magnificent ball! I will remember that night forever!
Nyx Sisters rock big time. I’m glad to be a sister-in-waiting. I can’t wait to be up there on the floats with them. They’ll hit the streets February 6th and I’m sure they will light the city up so, be sure to go out and catch’em!
And if you made it this far, the KING CAKE GIVEAWAY OFFICIALLY BEGINS TODAY! I’ll post every day this week and every time you comment, I’ll put your name in the hat(lawd, what am I gonna write about for an entire week?). At the end of the week, I’ll draw and announce the winner next Monday. Once I announce the winner, you have one week to send me your addy info so I can get the king cake to you. Randazzo’s…of course.
Y’all better comment because, Reggie is a FREQUENT commenter and he’s gonna battle y’all for that king cake for sure! The Oracle is about to come out of lurker status for it too…lol
Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez!
Happy Mardi Gras Y’all.