The fourth annual Mardi Gras Magic Dinner & Dance to benefit Austin's House is Feb. 17 at the Carson Valley Inn.
The fundraiser recreates the party atmosphere of Bourbon Street in New Orleans on Fat Tuesday with food, music, dancing, raffle prizes and a grand prize drawing for a trip to "The Big Easy."
"It's not only for a great cause, but it's a great time," said Conrad Buedel, board of directors vice president. "Most people get dressed up in Mardi Gras costumes, and this year we have more space for dancing."
The evening starts at 6 p.m. with a …