April 2015 Event Calendar

 

Ongoing

American Sport Art Museum and Archives

Located on the campus of the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, dedicated to the preservation of sports history, art, and literature. Exhibits spotlight visiting artists on a rotating basis, as well as our permanent collection of prints, sculpture, original paintings, photographs and other arts media.  Free admission.  Hours are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. 1 Academy Drive, Daphne.  For more information call 251.626.3303 or visit www.asama.org.

 

Big Brother / Big Sister Mentors Needed

At-risk children at Summerdale School need volunteer Big Brother Big Sister mentors. “Bigs” have fun with a child one time a week, for one hour, on school grounds, during the school year by reading a story, working puzzles, playing catch, drawing, or just being a friend. Professional training and support are provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Alabama YMCA, Inc.  For more information or to volunteer, contact Polly at 251-344-0536 ext. 104.

 

Eastern Shore Art Center

A non-profit arts organization located in beautiful downtown Fairhope, the Art Center houses four galleries with exhibits that change monthly, as well as a gallery featuring member artists’ work for sale. Admission is free. 401 Oak Street, Fairhope.  For more information call 251.928.2228 or visit www.eseartcenter.com.

 

The Exploreum

The Exploreum is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon until 5 p.m. For tickets or more information visit www.exploreum.com or call 251-208-6873.  65 Government Street, Mobile. 

 

Fairhope Museum of History

The museum is full of artifacts from old Fairhope. You can see displays on Clay City, the Single Tax Association and the Civil War. You can also see personal belongings from some of Fairhope’s first families.  The museum is located in downtown Fairhope at 24 North Section Street. The museum is open Monday - Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information, call 929-1474.

 

Marietta Johnson Museum

This museum was founded to preserve the oldest school building in Baldwin Country, which was founded in 1907 by famed educator Marietta Johnson.  Known as one of the first progressive schools in the world, the museum includes historic letters, documents, and artifacts from the school’s heyday, as well as biographical information about Marietta Johnson.  To learn more, visit www.mariettajohnson.org.  Open Mondays-Fridays from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.  Admission is free.  440 Fairhope Ave.  990-8601.

 

Wales West 10th Annual Cottontail Express

March 7th - April 4th, Saturdays & Sundays: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Located on Co. Rd. 9, 1.2 miles south of Co. Rd. 48 or 2.5 miles north of Co. Rd. 32. Steam Train Ride, Miniature Train Ride, Easter Bunny Visit, Easter Egg Hunt, Pony Rides & Petting Zoo and Peep Blaster Cannon. $15 per person plus tax (two and younger free). For more information call 888-569-5337 or visit www.waleswest.com.

 

Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

The Weeks Bay Reserve has a free educational interpretive center and two boardwalks.   The Interpretive Center houses a multitude of exhibits, habitat models, specimen collections and a diorama giving the visitor a better understanding about the value of estuaries, diversity of coastal wetlands, and a close-up look at living plants and animals of coastal Alabama.  Admission is free.  Hours are Monday – Saturday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. 11300 US Highway 98, Fairhope.  For more information call 251.928-9792 or visit www.weeksbay.org.  

 

 

 

Friday, April 3

Art Walk

First Friday Art Walk is a community art and entertainment event that takes place the first Friday of each month. The event is free and open to anyone. Between twenty and thirty venues are open between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. for the Art Walk. Art Walk venues have openings, talks, music, and other special activities, some venues have wine and appetizers.

 

First Friday Family Night – Bay Minette

First Friday Family Night will take place in Blackburn Park (1st and Hoyle) in downtown Bay Minette. Fun for all includes Food Trucks, Kids Activities, Freebies and free outdoor movie at 8:00 p.m. Please call (251) 937-5665 for more information.

 

92 ZEW Brown Bag Lunch

Join us for 92 ZEW Brown Bag Lunch with Live Music at 11:30 a.m.! This music series is in its 5th year at the Windmill Market and it is always a crowd favorite! Grab lunch at one of our three restaurants, get a seat on the outdoor patio, and start your weekend off right!

 

Cottontail Express at Wales West

All aboard the Cottontail Express at Wales West, 10 AM to 5 PM!  Enjoy a real Steam train ride to the Bunny Hutch, get pictures with the Easter Bunny, have an Easter Egg Hunt (tote provided), and craft your own Bunny Ears.  Back at the Train Station enjoy free Refreshments, Miniature Train Ride, Bounce House, and Bunny Wagon Ride.  Also available are Petting Zoo, Pony Ride, and Peep Cannon for a slight fee. Only $15 per person, plus tax;  2 and under FREE.  Group Rates available by reservation. Wales West is located at 13670 Smiley St., Silverhill, on Co. Rd. 9, 1.5 miles south of Co. Rd. 48.  More information at:  www.waleswest.com  1-888-569-5337.  Be sure to visit Wales West on Facebook for special offers.

 

 

Saturday, April 4

Easter Bunny Visiting Downtown Fairhope

The Easter bunny will be in front of the Fairhope Welcome Center in downtown Fairhope from 10 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. for children to visit. Parents may bring their cameras to take pictures. For information, call (251) 929-1466.

 

Easter in the Squares - Mobile

The streets and squares of Downtown Mobile will be filled with Easter eggs, an Easter parade and the Easter Bunny for the annual Easter in the Squares event. Join us in Bienville Square for free fun family fun. 10:00 a.m, - 1:00 p.m. For more information please visit www.downtownmobile.org.

 

Eggciting Saturday

First Baptist Fairhope hosts the annual Eggciting Saturday.  There will be several activities for children including age appropriate egg hunts, inflatables, train rides, petting zoo, preschool area, puppet shows, snow cones and more. Join us from 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon at Fairhope Community Park on the corner of Morphy and Church Streets.

 

Easter Egg Hunt at Ascension Lutheran Church

Children ages 2 and up are invited to participate in our annual Easter Egg Hunt.  The event will begin at 10 a.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church, 8888 Co Rd 64, Daphne.

 

Pictures with the Easter Bunny at the Wharf

Take your Easter pictures with the Easter Bunny at The Wharf. Make memories that will last a lifetime. Other Dates: 3/28/2015, 3/29/2015, 4/4/2015, 4/5/2015. Location: 4830 Main Street, Orange Beach. Please call (251) 224-1000 for more information.

 

Historic Downtown Walking Tours- Foley

Ever wonder about the history of the Hotel Magnolia or the Foley trains? Now is your chance to discover more about these and other local landmarks. As part of the city of Foley’s Centennial celebration, walking tours featuring historic points of interest in downtown Foley will begin at 10 a.m. each Saturday in April at the Foley Welcome Center. The Welcome Center is located on the northeast corner of Ala. Highway 59 (McKenzie Street), and U.S. 98 (Laurel Avenue). The walking tours last approximately one hour. No reservations are required. For more information, visit www.VisitFoley.org or call the city of Foley at (251) 943-1300.

 

Fairhope April Walking Tours

The Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel is sponsoring and promoting Saturday Walking Tours in April in select cities throughout Alabama. The City of Fairhope has been invited to host free guided tours in the downtown area for visitors and the local community every Saturday in April. Tours will be given by Fairhope Museum of History Director, Donnie Barrett. The tours take place on all four Saturdays in April—April 4, 11, 18 & 25. April 4 is a tour of the Fairhope Beach Parks. These tours will depart from the Welcome Center at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome and the tours are free of charge. For information on tours throughout the state of Alabama visit http://alabama.travel/trails/april-walking-tours.  For additional information on Fairhope Walking Tours, call (251) 929-1471.

 

 

Sunday, April 5

Easter Egg Hunt at the Wharf

Bring the whole family for The Wharf’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt, giant coloring sheets, 10 Golden eggs, bouncy houses, Easter Bunny and more! Details coming soon! Free to the public. Location: 4830 Main Street, Orange Beach. Please visit www.alwharf.com for more information.

 

LuLu’s Easter Egg Hunt

LuLu’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Easter day at 2:00 p.m. Come meet the Easter Bunny and have fun looking for Easter Eggs filled with surprises on LuLu’s Beach! Easter Egg Hunt is separated by ages for fair hunting for all! Location: 200 East 25th Ave, Gulf Shores. Please call (251) 967-LULU (5858) for more information.

 

Sunday Matinee Day – 5 Rivers

Every Sunday throughout the day, step inside our Tensaw Theater and catch a free film that is sure to please the whole family!  Location: 30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort. Please visit www.outdooralabama.com for more information.

 

Pictures with the Easter Bunny at the Wharf

Take your Easter pictures with the Easter Bunny at The Wharf. Make memories that will last a lifetime. Other Dates: 3/28/2015, 3/29/2015, 4/4/2015, 4/5/2015. Location: 4830 Main Street, Orange Beach. Please call (251) 224-1000 for more information.

 

 

Tuesday, April 7

Storytime – 5 Rivers

The first and third Tuesday of each month, you’re invited to bring your child for StoryTime. Beginning at 10:00 a.m., the story will be followed by arts and crafts. Location: 30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort. Please visit www.outdooralabama.com for more information.

 

5 Rivers Outdoor Adventure Night

Two Tuesdays a month, we host groups that can help you get outside & explore the delta! It’s free & you don’t have to be a member to come! Starting at 7:00 p.m. Location: 30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort. Please visit www.outdooralabama.com for more information.

 

 

Thursday, April 9

The University of Alabama presents “42nd Street”

The University of Alabama’s one-night-only performance of “42nd Street” will be complete with big, flashy tap dances, gorgeous costumes and a cast of 40. Sure to dazzle audience members at the Mobile Civic Center Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Please visit www.mobilecivicctr.com for more information.

 

 

Friday, April 10

92 ZEW Brown Bag Lunch

Join us for 92 ZEW Brown Bag Lunch with Live Music at 11:30 a.m.! This music series is in its 5th year at the Windmill Market and it is always a crowd favorite! Grab lunch at one of our three restaurants, get a seat on the outdoor patio, and start your weekend off right!

 

 

Saturday, April 11

Baldwin County Strawberry Festival

Enjoy festival food, a pageant, a car show and live entertainment from Mustang Sally, Cary Laine, Cool Rayz and more. Proceeds benefit Loxley Elementary School and the Association of Retarded Citizens of Baldwin County (ARCBC). April 11-12. Please visit baldwincountystrawberryfestival.org for more information.

 

The Music of John Williams

A Mobile Symphony Orchestra presentation featuring Williams’ musical works from “Harry Potter” and “Star Wars.”  Saturday 8:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Saenger Theatre (6 S Joachim Street). Please visit mobilesymphony.org for more information.

 

Magnolia Run

The 12th Annual Magnolia Run is a 5K Run, Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run that welcomes approximately 300 participants.  A portion of the proceeds help support the Chamber Scholarship Fund and the Foley High School feeder school’s athletic programs (Have Fun & Run is optional - choose the school you wish to support during registration). The run takes place in Magnolia Springs down a beautiful scenic route with majestic oak branch canopies overhanging the road, lovely azaleas, flowering plants and historic homes.  Awards are presented to all age groups.  Post-race activities for runners include music, food, beverages and door prizes.  Location: Jesse’s Restaurant, 14770 Oak St., Magnolia Springs at 8:00 a.m. For more information, please visit www.southbaldwinchamber.com.

 

Puttin’ on the Gritz

Help The Eastern Shore Art Center in Fairhope and its Committee on Public Art “Puttin’ On The Gritz,” celebrating everything Southern.  Wear your blue jeans and be creative.  The event is a fundraiser for the art center’s education programs, exhibits and public art projects. Cost: $75 per person until April 3, $85 thereafter. Please visit esartcenter.com for more information.

 

Discovery Day at Dauphin Island Sea Lab

This fun-filled family event includes a huge variety of environmentally-themed children’s activities; Open House at the Research Facilities of the DISL where the public can interact with marine scientists and graduate students to explore their ongoing research projects; and free children’s admission to the Estuarium, the aquarium at the Sea Lab.  10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at 101 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island. Please visit www.disl.org for more information.

 

22nd Annual Camellia Classic Car Show

See hundreds of classic and vintage automobiles from the Model T to the Firebird displayed on Bellingrath’s Great Lawn. Sponsored by the Mobile Bay Mustang Club, enjoy live entertainment throughout the day. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Mobile Bay Area Food Bank.  Please visit www.bellingrath.org for more information.

 

4th Annual Bunny Hop, a 5K and Fun Run – The Wharf

The Pleasure Island Junior Woman’s Club will present its 4th Annual Bunny Hop, a 5K and Fun Run in memory of Ann Reese Grote at The Wharf in Orange Beach.  The 5K starts at 8 a.m. and the fun run will immediately follow. The Pleasure Island Junior Woman’s Club raises money to clothe local children in need.  The Wharf in Orange Beach, 4830 Main Street, Orange Beach. Please visit bit.ly/1D5khb7 for more information.

 

Historic Downtown Walking Tours- Foley

Ever wonder about the history of the Hotel Magnolia or the Foley trains? Now is your chance to discover more about these and other local landmarks. As part of the city of Foley’s Centennial celebration, walking tours featuring historic points of interest in downtown Foley will begin at 10 a.m. each Saturday in April at the Foley Welcome Center. The Welcome Center is located on the northeast corner of Ala. Highway 59 (McKenzie Street), and U.S. 98 (Laurel Avenue). The walking tours last approximately one hour. No reservations are required. For more information, visit www.VisitFoley.org or call the city of Foley at (251) 943-1300.

 

Fairhope April Walking Tours

The Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel is sponsoring and promoting Saturday Walking Tours in April in select cities throughout Alabama. The City of Fairhope has been invited to host free guided tours in the downtown area for visitors and the local community every Saturday in April. Tours will be given by Fairhope Museum of History Director, Donnie Barrett. The tours take place on all four Saturdays in April—April 4, 11, 18 & 25. April 4 is a tour of the Fairhope Beach Parks. These tours will depart from the Welcome Center at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome and the tours are free of charge. For information on tours throughout the state of Alabama visit http://alabama.travel/trails/april-walking-tours.  For additional information on Fairhope Walking Tours, call (251) 929-1471.

 

 

Sunday, April 12

5 Rivers Animal Ambassadors

Animal Ambassadors, 1st & 3rd Sundays at 2 p.m. Alabama has one of the highest plant and animal diversities in the United States. Join a member of our human education staff and meet one of the local critter inhabitants of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta and beyond. 30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort. Please visit www.outdooralabama.com for more information.

 

Baldwin County Strawberry Festival

Enjoy festival food, a pageant, a car show and live entertainment from Mustang Sally, Cary Laine, Cool Rayz and more. Proceeds benefit Loxley Elementary School and the Association of Retarded Citizens of Baldwin County (ARCBC). April 11-12. Please visit baldwincountystrawberryfestival.org for more information.

 

The Music of John Williams

A Mobile Symphony Orchestra presentation featuring Williams’ musical works from “Harry Potter” and “Star Wars.”  Saturday 8:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Saenger Theatre (6 S Joachim Street). Please visit mobilesymphony.org for more information.

 

 

Monday, April 13

Taste of Rotary 2015

The Point Clear Rotary Club hosts 20 area restaurants that will offer a house specialty, in pursuit of the first place “Silver Spoon Award.”  Plus, there will be a silent and live auction.  The event helps the Fairhope-Point Clear Rotary Youth Club and several other charitable organizations. Fairhope Civic Center (161 N. Section Street) from 6-9 p.m. Tickets: $50. Please visit www.pointclearrotary.org for more information.

 

 

Tuesday, April 14

2015 Baldwin County Job Fair

Baldwin County Job Fair takes place from 9:00 a.m. - 2 :00 p.m. at the Daphne Civic Center, 2603 U.S. Highway 98 Daphne. Please visit www.baldwineda.com for more information.

 

Hope for Healing

Victory Health Partners and Eric Metaxas, author of “Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life”, join together for an evening exploring the mystery of miracles and how they are more widespread than we can imagine. The night promises to be one of inspiration as we recount the daily miracles that occur in the mission of Victory Health Partners. Lack of access to affordable, quality healthcare results in forgoing needed care, increase in illness and often personal bankruptcy from medical expenses. For over 12 years, Victory Health Partners has provided medical, dental and specialized care to more than 15,000 low income patients from working families. By the grace of God, we plan to keep seeing these miracles – everyday. 6:30-9:00 p.m. at Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel at 64 S Water Street. Please visit www.victoryhealth.org for more information.

 

5 Rivers Outdoor Adventure Night

Two Tuesdays a month, we host groups that can help you get outside & explore the delta! It’s free & you don’t have to be a member to come! Starting at 7:00 p.m. Location: 30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort. Please visit www.outdooralabama.com for more information.

 

 

Thursday, April 16

Team Focus – Nick Saban Banquet

Mobile-based Team Focus will hosts its fundraiser with Nick Saban, to benefit Team Focus. To purchase tickets or to learn more information, please call (251) 635-1515 or visit www.teamfoususa.org.

 

 

Friday, April 17

Under the Stars Benefit

CARE House, the Baldwin County Child Advocacy Center, has been providing vital programs and services to child victims of abuse in Baldwin County for over 25 years. We are excited to announce our annual signature event, “Under the Stars” with the dynamic band, 4 Barrel Funk!   Please join us for an evening of fabulous music, dancing, great food, drinks, silent and live auctions, and become a champion for our Baldwin County children! Ticket: $50 per person. Location: Oak Hollow Farm (14210 Greeno Road, Fairhope) from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Please visit www.bccarehouse.org for more information.

 

3rd Friday Art Walk- Foley

Come join us downtown for a wine tasting and art walk and visit the many shops and boutiques Foley has to offer. Please visit visitfoley.org for more information.

 

92 ZEW Brown Bag Lunch

Join us for 92 ZEW Brown Bag Lunch with Live Music at 11:30 a.m.! This music series is in its 5th year at the Windmill Market and it is always a crowd favorite! Grab lunch at one of our three restaurants, get a seat on the outdoor patio, and start your weekend off right!

 

 

Saturday, April 18

Bald Eagle Bash

Fundraiser for Weeks Bay Foundation at Tonsmeire Weeks Bay Resource Center at Fish River Bridge on U.S. Highway 98 in Fairhope.  Enjoy “a taste of Weeks Bay” with Gulf shrimp prepared by top local restaurants.  Music: Modern Eldorados.  Tickets: $40 in advance; $45 at gate.  Beverages included, and free parking with shuttles to event. 4 - 7 p.m.  For more info or to buy tickets, go to www.BaldEagleBash.com or call (251) 990-5004.  Tickets are also available at Page & Palette and the Foundation office.

 

Corn Hole Classic benefitting the Family Center

Join us at the Bluegill Restaurant for the Corn Hole Classic. Tournament will begin at 2:00 p.m. Check in begins at 1:00 p.m. The event benefits The Family Center, which is committed to strengthening families and preventing child abuse and neglect by providing education, training and support to parents and caregivers in Southwest Alabama since 1991. Pre-Registration by mail (entries should be post marked by April 11,), in person at The Family Center- Mobile, 601 Bel Air Blvd. Ste 100 Mobile, Al 36606, or online (www.eventbrite.com) until midnight April 16. Please call (251) 479-5700 or visit www.familycentermobile.org for more information.

 

Earth Day Mobile Bay

The Mobile Bay area celebration of Earth Day is inspired by the worldwide and national Earth Day, which promotes environmental citizenship and steers environmental awareness around the world. Location: Fairhope Pier Park at 10:00 a.m. with free admission. Please visit www.earthdaymobilebay.org for more information.

 

American Heart Association Art for Heart Gala

We are excited to Ignite Awareness of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke by raising funds for research and education here in Baldwin County. Location: Heron Pointe at The Wharf (4830 Main Street, Orange Beach) at 6:00 p.m. Please visit baldwinartforheart.heart.org for more information.

 

Coastal Conservation Association Spring Beach Party

16 Annual Beach Party at the Orange Beach Community Center from 6 - 10 p.m. Join us for dinner provided by Cosmo’s, Live and Silent Auction, Raffle and Live Music. For more information on tickets please call (251) 478-3474.

 

Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival & 5k Run

The Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival boils up a beaucoup (Cajun for a lot) of fun.  Sink your teeth into some hot, juicy, lip-smacking crawfish while dancing to the infectious rhythms of some of the best Zydeco bands from around the South.  There will be crawfish races, arts and crafts vendors, children’s activities and even an authentic 80-foot shrimp boat on hand offering nonstop fun for all ages. If that’s not enough, you’ll have the chance to work up an appetite with the 5K Run/1 Mile Fun Run beginning at 8:30 a.m. starting at Waterway Village next to Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores. Location: Waterway Village in Gulf Shores--Under the Intracoastal Bridge (North & South Side) 225 East 24th Avenue, Gulf Shores. Visit active.com to register for the race.

 

Blue Star Memorial Highway Dedication

The Montrose Garden Club, with the sponsorship of the National Garden Clubs, Inc., and with a resolution from the Baldwin County Commission, is proud to announce the dedication of approximately 2.3 miles of Scenic Highway 98 through historic Montrose as a Blue Star Memorial Highway, honoring all men and women of the United States who have served in the armed forces. Markers will be placed at the north and south boundaries of the highway, and will feature a blue star. (During World War II, families having a member serving in the armed forces placed a flag featuring a blue star outside their homes.) This highway is the only Blue Star Memorial Highway in Baldwin County. An unveiling and dedication ceremony, followed by a reception, will be held from 2-4 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall and grounds at 602 Scenic Highway 98 in Daphne.  Everyone is welcome to help honor those who have served in defense of our country.  A special invitation is being extended to all veterans, so that we may recognize them at this event.  Various dignitaries from the county and state will be in attendance.

 

City Rhythm Big Band – Foley Civic Center

Music of the Big Band Era for dancing and/or listening at the Loxley Civic Center (4198 Municipal Park Dr., Loxley) at 7 p.m. Please call (251) 964-7733 for more information.

 

Earth Day Scramble – Foley

We will be hosting Earth Day Scramble, an adventure challenge race! Teams of 3 can register to complete 18 challenges that include mental, physical and park related activities. Teams will receive a park passport with 20 clues and a map. They must navigate through the park trails to complete at least 18 challenges based on the clues. The first three teams across the finish line with 18 stamps on their passport will receive a prize pack! All racers will receive a shirt and mood cup! Registration details to follow at a cost of $60 per team of 3. Get your groups together and support Graham Creek Nature Preserve’s Earth Day Fun Day! Following the event we will have displays, activities, and music until 3:00 PM! Location: Graham Creek Nature Preserve 23460 Wolf Bay Dr., Foley.

 

Historic Downtown Walking Tours- Foley

Ever wonder about the history of the Hotel Magnolia or the Foley trains? Now is your chance to discover more about these and other local landmarks. As part of the city of Foley’s Centennial celebration, walking tours featuring historic points of interest in downtown Foley will begin at 10 a.m. each Saturday in April at the Foley Welcome Center. The Welcome Center is located on the northeast corner of Ala. Highway 59 (McKenzie Street), and U.S. 98 (Laurel Avenue). The walking tours last approximately one hour. No reservations are required. For more information, visit www.VisitFoley.org or call the city of Foley at (251) 943-1300.

 

Fairhope April Walking Tours

The Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel is sponsoring and promoting Saturday Walking Tours in April in select cities throughout Alabama. The City of Fairhope has been invited to host free guided tours in the downtown area for visitors and the local community every Saturday in April. Tours will be given by Fairhope Museum of History Director, Donnie Barrett. The tours take place on all four Saturdays in April—April 4, 11, 18 & 25. April 4 is a tour of the Fairhope Beach Parks. These tours will depart from the Welcome Center at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome and the tours are free of charge. For information on tours throughout the state of Alabama visit http://alabama.travel/trails/april-walking-tours.  For additional information on Fairhope Walking Tours, call (251) 929-1471.

 

 

Sunday, April 19

Local Goodness Benefit for USA Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Enjoy a farm-to-table dinner with all things local at a USA Children’s and Women’s Hospital benefit. Cost: $150 at Alabama Cruise Terminal (201 South Water Street) from 4 - 7 p.m. Please visit bit.ly/cwlocalgoodness for more information.

 

Baldwin Pops Concert – Foley

Baldwin County high school students nominated by their band directors will perform alongside the Baldwin Pops band. Through the Baldwin Pops John Allen memorial scholarship concert series, band directors in Baldwin County nominate two outstanding band students to participate in the scholarship competition. One senior receives a $1000 college scholarship. Celebrate music from Broadway, Americana and a children’s parade handing out American flags and marching through the crowd. Come early and picnic! Location: Heritage Park-101 E Laurel Ave., Foley at 6 p.m. Please visit baldwinpopsband.com for more information.

 

Eastern Shore Choral Society Spring Concert

Join us at 3 p.m. at St. Francis at the Point (17280 Scenic Highway 98, Point Clear) for our Spring Concert. Please visit www.escs.org for more information.

 

Daphne Sunday Sunset Concert Series

For the 4th year, The City of Daphne and Catt’s Sunday Jazz Brunch invites everyone to experience a sunset view from Bayfront Park (6200 Bayfront Park Dr., Daphne) with a soundtrack of big band music. Join us at 5:30 p.m. for Occhipinti Big Big Band.

 

5 Rivers Animal Ambassadors

Animal Ambassadors, 1st & 3rd Sundays at 2 p.m. Alabama has one of the highest plant and animal diversities in the United States. Join a member of our human education staff and meet one of the local critter inhabitants of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta and beyond. 30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort. Please visit www.outdooralabama.com for more information.

 

Sunday Matinee Day – 5 Rivers

Every Sunday throughout the day, step inside our Tensaw Theater and catch a free film that is sure to please the whole family!  Location: 30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort. Please visit www.outdooralabama.com for more information.

 

 

Tuesday, April 21

Storytime – 5 Rivers

The first and third Tuesday of each month, you’re invited to bring your child for StoryTime. Beginning at 10:00 a.m., the story will be followed by arts and crafts. Location: 30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort. Please visit www.outdooralabama.com for more information.

 

 

Thursday, April 23

Little Black Dress

Stay up to date on fashion trends at the Ronald McDonald House runway show and cocktail party fundraiser. 6:30 p.m. at Fort Whiting (1630 South Broad Street). Please visit www.rmhcmobile.org for more information.

 

 

Friday, April 24

Denim and Diamonds Fundraiser

Join us for the 8th Annual Denim & Diamonds at 7 p.m. at Oak Hollow Farm. This jeans and bling themed event is a casual and rustic evening filled with a delicious dinner, drinks, live music by the Major Moves Band, dancing and an AMAZING silent and live auction. Denim & Diamonds isn’t just a memorable evening of fun and excitement. This one evening makes a tremendous impact on our local patients and families who are facing the end of life. All proceeds raised from this event stay in Baldwin County to fund the unfunded and under-funded programs of Covenant Hospice. Please visit eventsatcovenant.org for more information.

 

2015 Hoot Scoot – Fairhope

The Fairhope Public Library Foundation (FHPLF) will hold the annual Hoot Scoot 5K and 1-mile fun run at 6:30 p.m. Racers of all ages will take to the streets running through the beautiful neighborhoods of Downtown Fairhope. At the finish line, runners will be welcomed by a party under the stars at the Windmill Market with music by local favorite The Leavin’ Brothers.  Race participants will receive food and drink specials from Windmill Market restaurants such as Sweet Olive’s, Mary Ann’s, Frio’s and Mr. B’s Barbecue. And don’t forget dancing with our race mascot, Hootie the Owl! Please visit www.hootscoot5k.com for more information. 

 

Jimmy Buffett Concert

Sing to “Margaritaville” and “Cheeseburger in Paradise” with the legendary local singer-songwriter. Location: The Amphitheater at the Wharf (4673 Wharf Parkway, Orange Beach). Please visit amphitheateratthewharf.com for more information.

 

South Baldwin Community Theater presents “The Ransom of Red Chief”

Join us at South Baldwin Community Theatre (2022 W 2nd St, Gulf Shores). Show dates: April 24 & 25, May 1 & 2 at 7:30 p.m.  April 26 & May 3 (Sunday) at 2:00 p.m.  Two extra shows added on April 30 at 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for students. Please visit www.sbct.biz for more information.

 

Dauphin Island Sailboat Race

The Dauphin Island (DI) Race is one of the oldest and probably the most important and anticipated race on Mobile Bay. The warm up for the races will be the week before. The skipper’s party will take place on 24 April (Friday) followed by THE race on 25 April (Saturday). That evening a great party will take place at Dauphin Island and finally the return races will be sailed on 26 April (Sunday) with awards for the races back at FYC late Sunday. Please visit fairhopeyachtclub.com/2015-dauphin-island-race for more information.

 

6th annual Dauphin Island Gumbo Festival

The dates for the 6th annual Dauphin Island Gumbo Festival will be April 24th and 25th. Live music, kid’s activities, cooking demonstrations and the best gumbo cook off on the Gulf Coast! More details announced soon, please find us on Facebook for more information.

 

92 ZEW Brown Bag Lunch

Join us for 92 ZEW Brown Bag Lunch with Live Music at 11:30 a.m.! This music series is in its 5th year at the Windmill Market and it is always a crowd favorite! Grab lunch at one of our three restaurants, get a seat on the outdoor patio, and start your weekend off right!

 

 

Saturday, April 25

Delta Woods & Water Expo

The Delta Woods and Waters Expo, an annual event sponsored by the City of Spanish Fort and held at 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center, celebrates the beauty of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta.  Featuring a variety of informative presentations, exhibitions and interactive displays by experienced outdoorsmen, professionals, educators and enthusiasts, the Delta Woods & Waters Expo includes fun and exciting hands-on demonstrations which allow attendees to learn and practice new skills with one-on-one instruction.  The mission of the Delta Woods & Waters Expo is to promote responsible and enjoyable outdoor recreational experiences through a fun and educational event. Saturday is Family Day, open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with FREE ADMISSION and plenty of on-site parking and free shuttle bus service available. Please visit www.deltawoodsandwatersexpo.com for more information.

 

MSO Rocks: Music of the Rolling Stones

This new concert addition to the MSO Rocks Series promises a masterful combination of symphonic arrangements with a full rock band and singer delivering the greatest hits of The Rolling Stones. This one-night-only performance also features an incredible rhythm section, background singers and a world-class sound and light show; all combining to deliver the purest respective rock experience you will find anywhere! The show contains nearly all of the Stones’ number 1 hits. 8:00 p.m. at the Mobile Saenger Theatre (6 South Joachim Street).

 

Bay Shore Ballet Theatre presents “La Boutique Fantasque”

Bay Shore Ballet Theatre presents “La Boutique Fantasque” at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Fairhope Civic Center. Please call (251) 990-9744 for more information.

 

Walk for Autism 

The Eastern Shore Walk for Autism will be held at the Fairhope Elementary School. The Autism Society of Alabama is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization whose mission is to improve services for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families through education and advocacy. For more information please visit www.walkforautismal.com.

 

Full House Charity Ride

The 6th Annual Charity Ride will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities. The ride will be a scavenger hunt to businesses in Gulf Shores. Please visit www.fullhousecharityride.com for more information.

 

Baldwin County Home Builders Association Spring Tour of Homes

Join us from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. or April 27 from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. for the Spring Tour of Homes. Go to www.bchba.com for more information.

 

Dauphin Island Sailboat Race

The Dauphin Island (DI) Race is one of the oldest and probably the most important and anticipated race on Mobile Bay. The warm up for the races will be the week before. The skipper’s party will take place on 24 April (Friday) followed by THE race on 25 April (Saturday). That evening a great party will take place at Dauphin Island and finally the return races will be sailed on 26 April (Sunday) with awards for the races back at FYC late Sunday. Please visit fairhopeyachtclub.com/2015-dauphin-island-race for more information.

 

6th annual Dauphin Island Gumbo Festival

The dates for the 6th annual Dauphin Island Gumbo Festival will be April 24th and 25th. Live music, kid’s activities, cooking demonstrations and the best gumbo cook off on the Gulf Coast! More details announced soon, please find us on Facebook for more information.

 

Historic Downtown Walking Tours- Foley

Ever wonder about the history of the Hotel Magnolia or the Foley trains? Now is your chance to discover more about these and other local landmarks. As part of the city of Foley’s Centennial celebration, walking tours featuring historic points of interest in downtown Foley will begin at 10 a.m. each Saturday in April at the Foley Welcome Center. The Welcome Center is located on the northeast corner of Ala. Highway 59 (McKenzie Street), and U.S. 98 (Laurel Avenue). The walking tours last approximately one hour. No reservations are required. For more information, visit www.VisitFoley.org or call the city of Foley at (251) 943-1300.

 

Fairhope April Walking Tours

The Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel is sponsoring and promoting Saturday Walking Tours in April in select cities throughout Alabama. The City of Fairhope has been invited to host free guided tours in the downtown area for visitors and the local community every Saturday in April. Tours will be given by Fairhope Museum of History Director, Donnie Barrett. The tours take place on all four Saturdays in April—April 4, 11, 18 & 25. April 4 is a tour of the Fairhope Beach Parks. These tours will depart from the Welcome Center at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome and the tours are free of charge. For information on tours throughout the state of Alabama visit http://alabama.travel/trails/april-walking-tours.  For additional information on Fairhope Walking Tours, call (251) 929-1471.

 

South Baldwin Community Theater presents “The Ransom of Red Chief”

Join us at South Baldwin Community Theatre (2022 W 2nd St, Gulf Shores). Show dates: April 24 & 25, May 1 & 2 at 7:30 p.m.  April 26 & May 3 (Sunday) at 2:00 p.m.  Two extra shows added on April 30 at 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for students. Please visit www.sbct.biz for more information.

 

 

Sunday, April 26

Baldwin Pops Band Fairhope Scholarship Concert

Join us at Henry George Park from 6-8 p.m. for our Fairhope Scholarship Concert. Please visit baldwinpopsband.com for more information.

 

Dauphin Island Sailboat Race

The Dauphin Island (DI) Race is one of the oldest and probably the most important and anticipated race on Mobile Bay. The warm up for the races will be the week before. The skipper’s party will take place on 24 April (Friday) followed by THE race on 25 April (Saturday). That evening a great party will take place at Dauphin Island and finally the return races will be sailed on 26 April (Sunday) with awards for the races back at FYC late Sunday. Please visit fairhopeyachtclub.com/2015-dauphin-island-race for more information.

 

South Baldwin Community Theater presents “The Ransom of Red Chief”

Join us at South Baldwin Community Theatre (2022 W 2nd St, Gulf Shores). Show dates: April 24 & 25, May 1 & 2 at 7:30 p.m.  April 26 & May 3 (Sunday) at 2:00 p.m.  Two extra shows added on April 30 at 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for students. Please visit www.sbct.biz for more information.

 

Sunday Matinee Day – 5 Rivers

Every Sunday throughout the day, step inside our Tensaw Theater and catch a free film that is sure to please the whole family!  Location: 30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort. Please visit www.outdooralabama.com for more information.

 

Baldwin County Home Builders Association Spring Tour of Homes

Join us from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. or April 27 from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. for the Spring Tour of Homes. Go to www.bchba.com for more information.

 

Thursday, April 30

Eastern Shore Repertory Theatre presents “The Music Man”

Eastern Shore Repertory Theatre (ESRT) will present “The Music Man” for the second annual Theatre on the Bluff production at Henry George Park in Fairhope April 30- May 2. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m., and gates to the bluff will open at 6:30 each evening. Patrons should bring their own blanket or lawn chair, and picnics are encouraged. Concessions will also be available for sale. Tickets are on sale now at www.easternshorerep.com and can also be purchased at the gate the night of the show.

 

Exceptional Arts Fundraiser

The Exceptional Foundation of the Gulf Coast hosts its annual Exceptional Arts Fundraiser.  The Exceptional Arts Event brings together local famous artists with individual participants in order to create art based on the interests of the participant. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.  Tickets are $25.  More more information or sponsorship opportunities call Jennifer Flad 625-8955.  Proceeds benefit The Exceptional Foundation of the Gulf Coast.  The Exceptional Foundation of the Gulf Coast is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the social, recreational, and artistic needs of developmentally and physically challenged individuals. At The Exceptional Foundation we provide daily programs which include arts, crafts, team sports, exercise classes, social events, and music.

 

South Baldwin Community Theater presents “The Ransom of Red Chief”

Join us at South Baldwin Community Theatre (2022 W 2nd St, Gulf Shores). Show dates: April 24 & 25, May 1 & 2 at 7:30 p.m.  April 26 & May 3 (Sunday) at 2:00 p.m.  Two extra shows added on April 30 at 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for students. Please visit www.sbct.biz for more information.

 

 

Friday, May 1

Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival, presented by Tanger Outlets, welcomes hot air balloonists from across the country. Enjoy the floating works of art as they grace the skies of South Baldwin County on Friday and Saturday morning. Get up close and personal as the hot air balloons and their pilots light up the evening skies at the nightly balloon glows, held Friday and Saturday night. Guests enjoy free, fun entertainment featuring something for every member of your family. Spread out your blanket, grab an ice cold drink and enjoy a variety of live music daily. Be sure to catch one of the many shows by the Disc Connected K-9 World Famous Frisbee Dog Show. Toss after toss you will be amazed as man’s best friend defies gravity catching their prized flying saucers. Grab a cone of homemade ice cream or delicious BBQ plate as you shop through an eclectic array of local crafters, artisans, and retailers. Location: Foley Sports Complex, 18507 US Highway 98 West, Foley.  Friday 2 - 10 p.m. and Saturday 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Please visit www.southbaldwinchamber.com for more information.

 

Relay For Life of Eastern Shore

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world’s largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. Location: Daphne High School at 6 p.m. Please visit relay.acsevents.org for more information.

 

Art Walk

First Friday Art Walk is a community art and entertainment event that takes place the first Friday of each month. The event is free and open to anyone. Between twenty and thirty venues are open between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. for the Art Walk. Art Walk venues have openings, talks, music, and other special activities, some venues have wine and appetizers.

 

South Baldwin Community Theater presents “The Ransom of Red Chief”

Join us at South Baldwin Community Theatre (2022 W 2nd St, Gulf Shores). Show dates: April 24 & 25, May 1 & 2 at 7:30 p.m.  April 26 & May 3 (Sunday) at 2:00 p.m.  Two extra shows added on April 30 at 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for students. Please visit www.sbct.biz for more information.

 

92 ZEW Brown Bag Lunch

Join us for 92 ZEW Brown Bag Lunch with Live Music at 11:30 a.m.! This music series is in its 5th year at the Windmill Market and it is always a crowd favorite! Grab lunch at one of our three restaurants, get a seat on the outdoor patio, and start your weekend off right!

 

Eastern Shore Repertory Theatre presents “The Music Man”

Eastern Shore Repertory Theatre (ESRT) will present “The Music Man” for the second annual Theatre on the Bluff production at Henry George Park in Fairhope April 30- May 2. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m., and gates to the bluff will open at 6:30 each evening. Patrons should bring their own blanket or lawn chair, and picnics are encouraged. Concessions will also be available for sale. Tickets are on sale now at www.easternshorerep.com and can also be purchased at the gate the night of the show.

 

 

Saturday, May 2

Relay for Life of South Baldwin

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world’s largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. Today, with the support of thousands of volunteers like you, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day. And we won’t stop until we finish the fight against cancer! Please join us! Location: Heritage Park, 125 E Laurel Avenue Foley. Please visit main.acsevents.org for more information.

 

Tunnel Vision 5K

Proceeds from the Tunnel Vision 5K will benefit the sight programs of the Lions Club of Mobile. Please visit www.lionsclubofmobile.org to learn about our programs. Starts at 8:00 a.m. in downtown Mobile. (at intersection of Washington & Government Sts. near Mobile Public Library). Please visit tunnelvisionrun.org for more information.

 

Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival, presented by Tanger Outlets, welcomes hot air balloonists from across the country. Enjoy the floating works of art as they grace the skies of South Baldwin County on Friday and Saturday morning. Get up close and personal as the hot air balloons and their pilots light up the evening skies at the nightly balloon glows, held Friday and Saturday night. Guests enjoy free, fun entertainment featuring something for every member of your family. Spread out your blanket, grab an ice cold drink and enjoy a variety of live music daily. Be sure to catch one of the many shows by the Disc Connected K-9 World Famous Frisbee Dog Show. Toss after toss you will be amazed as man’s best friend defies gravity catching their prized flying saucers. Grab a cone of homemade ice cream or delicious BBQ plate as you shop through an eclectic array of local crafters, artisans, and retailers. Location: Foley Sports Complex, 18507 US Highway 98 West, Foley.  Friday 2 - 10 p.m. and Saturday 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Please visit www.southbaldwinchamber.com for more information.

 

South Baldwin Community Theater presents “The Ransom of Red Chief”

Join us at South Baldwin Community Theatre (2022 W 2nd St, Gulf Shores). Show dates: April 24 & 25, May 1 & 2 at 7:30 p.m.  April 26 & May 3 (Sunday) at 2:00 p.m.  Two extra shows added on April 30 at 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for students. Please visit www.sbct.biz for more information.

 

Eastern Shore Repertory Theatre presents “The Music Man”

Eastern Shore Repertory Theatre (ESRT) will present “The Music Man” for the second annual Theatre on the Bluff production at Henry George Park in Fairhope April 30- May 2. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m., and gates to the bluff will open at 6:30 each evening. Patrons should bring their own blanket or lawn chair, and picnics are encouraged. Concessions will also be available for sale. Tickets are on sale now at www.easternshorerep.com and can also be purchased at the gate the night of the show.

 

 

Sunday, May 3

MerFaire presented by Poetic Presence

Join us for an immersive celebration of the written word. MerFaire combines the beauty of the Eastern Shore with artistic expressions of local & regional poets, authors, and artists amid the backdrop of the rich folklore that surrounds the sea.  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the University of South Alabama Baldwin County, Fairhope.

 

South Baldwin Community Theater presents “The Ransom of Red Chief”

Join us at South Baldwin Community Theatre (2022 W 2nd St, Gulf Shores). Show dates: April 24 & 25, May 1 & 2 at 7:30 p.m.  April 26 & May 3 (Sunday) at 2:00 p.m.  Two extra shows added on April 30 at 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for students. Please visit www.sbct.biz for more information.

 

Sunday Matinee Day – 5 Rivers

Every Sunday throughout the day, step inside our Tensaw Theater and catch a free film that is sure to please the whole family!  Location: 30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort. Please visit www.outdooralabama.com for more information.

 

 

Thursday, May 7

Free Skin Cancer Screening – Haley Dermatology

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Dr. Haley offers a FREE Skin Cancer Screening each May open to the public. This year it will be held from 4 - 6 p.m. at Haley Dermatology - 202 Rock Creek Pkwy, Fairhope. For more information, call (251) 928-3844. No appointments - first come first serve basis.

 

Taste of Towns – 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center

Join us for this benefit for the Daphne/Spanish Fort Kiwanis at 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center. Please call (251) 621-2996 or visit daphnespanishfortkiwanis.org for more information.

 

Cocktail with the Critters

Cocktails with The Critters, the major fundraiser for the Dauphin Island Sea Lab Foundation, will be from 6:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. at the Bluegill Restaurant on the Causeway. This will be an exciting evening overlooking Mobile Bay.  Entertainment will be provided by the lively inspired sounds of Eric Erdman.  For those seeking more thrills, there will be a fantastic Silent Auction. The Bluegill Restaurant is pulling out all the stops and will be serving fabulous hors d’oeuvres along with tasty wine and beer. A cash bar will also be available. For more information, please visit sealabfoundation.org/cocktails_with_the_critters.

 

Theatre 98 presents “This Day and Age”

Theatre 98 presents “This Day and Age” on May 7-10, 13-17. Performances are 8 p.m. on weeknights and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. on Sundays at 350 Morphy Avenue, Fairhope.  This sophisticated comedy of modern manners deals with the “empty nesters” greatest nightmare: the chickens coming home to roost. Please visit www.theatre98.org for more information.

 

Shen Yun Performing Arts

Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking you on a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture. Its stunning beauty and tremendous energy leave audiences uplifted and inspired. A Shen Yun performance features the world’s foremost classically trained dancers, a unique orchestra blending East and West, and dazzling animated backdrops – together creating one spectacular performance. Performance at 7:30 p.m. at the Mobile Civic Center. Please visit www.mobilecivicctr.com for more information.

 

2nd Annual Fairhope Girl’s Night Out

The Downtown Fairhope Business Association will present the 2nd Annual Fairhope Girl’s Night Out. Ladies on both sides of the Bay are invited to join DFBA for an evening of shopping, dining, and strolling through the streets of downtown. Please visit www.cofairhope.com for more information.

 

 

Friday, May 8

Annual Fairhope Rotary Steak Cook-Off

All inclusive, all-you-can-eat, rib eye steak, baked potato, tossed salad, wine, beer, and soft drinks, as well as live entertainment by the Tip Tops on Bancroft Street in Downtown Fairhope. Tickets $50 per person in advance and $60 at the gate.  Best of all, it all goes to charity! And the party just begins with the food: you enjoy great music, dancing in the streets, and more fun than is legal north of the Mason-Dixon line! Please visit www.fairhopesteak.org for more information.

 

92 ZEW Brown Bag Lunch

Join us for 92 ZEW Brown Bag Lunch with Live Music at 11:30 a.m.! This music series is in its 5th year at the Windmill Market and it is always a crowd favorite! Grab lunch at one of our three restaurants, get a seat on the outdoor patio, and start your weekend off right!

 

Theatre 98 presents “This Day and Age”

Theatre 98 presents “This Day and Age” on May 7-10, 13-17. Performances are 8 p.m. on weeknights and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. on Sundays at 350 Morphy Avenue, Fairhope.  This sophisticated comedy of modern manners deals with the “empty nesters” greatest nightmare: the chickens coming home to roost. Please visit www.theatre98.org for more information.

 

 

Saturday, May 9

Mobile Symphony Orchestra Presents Russian Romance

Stunning pianist Olga Kern returns to Mobile for the virtuosic and ravishing Third Piano Concerto by Rachmanioff. Glinka’s energetic Ruslan and Ludmila and Prokofiev’s First Symphony are also featured. There is no better finale than one with Olga Kern, Maestro Scott Speck and the wonderful musicians of your Mobile Symphony Orchestra! 8 p.m. and May 10 at 2:30 p.m. For information call 251-432-2010 or visit www.mobilesymphony.org

 

Art in the Park – Foley

Join us at Art in the Park, a competitive juried fine arts show for artists across the southeast. This event is held each spring on the lawn of the John B. Foley Park in downtown Foley and has grown to attract thousands of attendees. Over 100 artists showcase their talents while providing unique, hand crafted cultural experiences and shopping opportunities. Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Please visit www.foleyartcenter.com for more information.

 

Theatre 98 presents “This Day and Age”

Theatre 98 presents “This Day and Age” on May 7-10, 13-17. Performances are 8 p.m. on weeknights and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. on Sundays at 350 Morphy Avenue, Fairhope.  This sophisticated comedy of modern manners deals with the “empty nesters” greatest nightmare: the chickens coming home to roost. Please visit www.theatre98.org for more information.

 

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