Mardi Gras kicks off in Baldwin County

Beads were flying in Daphne Friday. The Apollo Mystic Ladies rolled out kicking off Mardi Gras on the Eastern Shore.

The Apollo Mystic Ladies rode down Main Street and set the tone for Mardi Gras on the Eastern Shore.

Mardi Gras kicks off in Daphne

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View the 2011 Baldwin County Mardi Gras Schedule here