In 2012, the Carnegie Visual Arts Center presented the area’s first Mardi-Gras-style celebration with the Carnegie


Promoting art and creativity, family fun, and downtown revitalization, individuals came together to establish the

first Crewes of  the Carnegie Carnival.

Other family oriented activities could be found at the Red Beans and Rice Cook-off at the Bank Street Green, the

Kiwanis Creation Station at Founders Park with the help of Morgan County Advocacy, and musicians at various

downtown locations.

  Charter Member Crewes

Est 2012

  • AL Chicken and Egg Festival
  • ASU Artheads
  • Café au Lait Couch Crewe
  • Crewe de Kiwanis
  • Crewe de Nouveaux Arrivants
  • Crewe du Mystic Twilight
  • Crewe of Chaos
  • Dahlings Crewe of Tallulah's
  • deLoain New York
  • Dragon Boat Crewe
  • Hargrove Engineers & Constructors
  • Junior League of Morgan County
  • P.E.O Chapter U Crewe
  • Pirate Crewe O'Ye Crooked Goat
  • Second Banque Crewe
  • Sirens of Achelous
  • St. John's Saints
  • Southwest of the Border
  • We Love Janet Morgan Crewe


Charter Red Beans and Rice Cookin' Crewes

Bean Dare Done Dat
Bayou Boys of Beans

Four Men and a Pot
St John Saints


Committee Members

  • Jimmy Dawes
  • Juanita Healy
  • Joe Hollenbeck
  • Noel King
  • Anne Marshall
  • Stephanie McGrew
  • Kathleen McGehee
  • Kim Mitchell
  • Amy Rakestraw
  • Tony Shubert
  • Karen Smith
  • Andy Thomas
  • Connie Torbert
  • Brittny Watson
  • Danielle Westfall-Clark