March 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.  

 

 

Sunday, March 1

Gulf Coast Half Marathon and 10K

Enjoy running 13.1 miles of coastal paradise as the course takes runners from Lulu’s at Homeport across the Intracoastal Waterway, through Gulf State Park, around Shelby Lakes before taking in a beautiful view of the Gulf of Mexico and then returning for the Nearly World Famous Post Race Party hosted by Lulu’s (200 East 25th Avenue, Gulf Shores). Please visit active.com for more information. 

Theatre 98 “Exhibit This! The Museum Comedies”

Theatre 98 will present Luigi Jannuzzi’s artful and raucous comedy. Under the direction of Jonne Thornton, this fast-paced collection of short plays brings famous art to life!  Paintings, sculptures, antiquities and fertility gods emerge from their frames!  Add in assorted museum guards, visitors and artists and you have one very special night at the Metropolitan Museum of Art! Sunday matinees are 2:30 p.m.  Adult tickets: $18-Student tickets $12. For more information about the play or season tickets, visit www.theatre98.org.

 

Tuesday, March 3

Baldwin Pops Concert

Join us at 7 p.m. at the Fairhope Civic Center (161 N Section St) for the Baldwin Pops Concert. For more information, please visit baldwinpopsband.com.

 

Thursday, March 5

Lucky Ducky Gala

Join us for an evening of dancing with the Modern Day Eldorados, New Orleans style food and a silent auction to benefit Ozanam Pharmacy which is a non-profit that provides medication to patients that live in Mobile, Baldwin and Escambia Co. Medication is provided at NO COST to patients if they qualify. This event takes place at the Carnival Museum. Please visit www.ozanampharmacy.org for more information or call (251) 432-4111.

 

Friday, March 6

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 and 8 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 8:00pm. Please call (251) 937-5665 for more information.

 

Saturday, March 7

SEEDS Classic Rock 5K and 1 Mile

Join us for 5K which starts at 8 a.m. or the Fun Run at 9 a.m. at Daphne Civic Center Plaza & Daphne City Hall. This event benefits SEEDS, Daphne`s education foundation, and SEEDS` 2015 Classroom Enrichment Program. Register by mail (entries should be postmarked by February 28), or in person at McCoy Outdoor or Run-N-Tri in Mobile or Running Wild in Fairhope until noon on Thurs., Mar 5.  Online / Late Registration: Online Registration at eventbrite.com until March 6. Packet Pick-up and Race day registration will be at Daphne City Hall (1705 Main St) from 7-7:45 a.m.

Heritage Arts and Camellia Festival

Family friendly event to highlight Heritage Arts, a 65+ year old Camellia Grove and benefit the Baldwin County Heritage Museum.  Baldwin County Heritage Museum, 25521 US Highway 98, Elberta from 9 - 5. Please visit www.visitfoley.org for more information.

Waterway Village Art Market

The Waterway Village Art Market is presented by the Gulf Coast Arts Alliance, in partnership with the City of Gulf Shores.  The Art Market will be held for the first time in the Waterway Village, across from the Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Art Gallery, 225 East 24th Avenue in Gulf Shores.  The event will be from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Local and regional artists will be displaying for sale their original works of art, which will include paintings in oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor and mixed media.  Visitors can also expect to see original pottery, jewelry, wood, metal and textile art.  This family friendly event will feature live musical entertainment, children’s art activities and concessions. Location: Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Art Gallery, 225 East 24th Avenue, Gulf Shores.

Baldwin County Home Builders – Home and Product Show

Join us at the Daphne Civic Center Baldwin County Home Builders – Home and Product Show on March 7-8. Please visit www.bchba.com for more information.

25th Annual Colonies of the Gulf Coast – Ft. Gaines

This is a family style event and everyone is welcome. The Fort’s museum and gift shop are always open. Come and explore life on ‘Isle Dauphine’ in the 1700-1800’s as a French, British and Spanish soldier. The soldiers will go through drills and fire the cannon. Visitors can see the Fort’s authentic Blacksmith demonstrating his craft. This event is also known to have Pirates show up so come down to Dauphin Island and enjoy this special event and everything the Island has to offer. 9-5 at Ft. Gaines (51 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island). Tickets - $8.00 for adult and $4 for children. Please visit www.dauphinisland.org for more information.

Dauphin Island Sunset Bridge 5K Run

Join us for the Sunset Bridge 5K course that showcases the natural channel followed by the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. The bridge separates the Mississippi Sound on the west from Mobile Bay on the east.  The run will begin at the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo and end at the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo.  The course is flat. The course includes the flat part of the Dauphin Island Bridge. Please visit Eventbrite.com to sign up.

 

Sunday, March 8

St. Patrick`s Leprechaun Chase

St. Patrick`s Leprechaun Chase will take place at St. Patrick’s School in Robertsdale. The race benefits St. Patrick’s School.  Register by mail (entries should be postmarked by March 1,) or in person at McCoy Outdoor or Run-N-Tri in Mobile or Running Wild in Fairhope until noon on March 6.  Online / Late Registration: Online Registration at Eventbrite.com until 4 a.m. on March 6. Race day registration at St. Patrick`s Church from 6:30 - 7:45 a.m. Please visit www.productionsbylittleredhen.com for more information.

Baldwin County Home Builders – Home and Product Show

See March 7 for more information.

 

Wednesday, March 11

South Baldwin Community Theatre presents “Southern Sirens”

Every summer five southern ladies head to the beach together for a week of girl time.  This year, the ladies learn secrets they never before knew about one another. Show dates: March 11, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. March 15 & 22 (Sunday) at 2:00 p.m. Place: South Baldwin Community Theatre, 2022 West 2nd Street, Mobile. Please visit www.sbct.biz for more information.

Savvy Moms Consignment Show

Spring sale will be March 11-14 at the Daphne Civic Center (2603 U.S. 98, Daphne). Please visit www.thesavvymomsale.com for more information.

 

Thursday, March 12

South Baldwin Community Theatre presents “Southern Sirens”

See March 11 for more information.

Savvy Moms Consignment Show

See March 11 for more information.

 

Friday, March 13

10th Annual Tee off Fore a Cure Weekend

The Wash House and Lakewood Golf Club invite you to the 10th Annual Tee off Fore a Cure Weekend beating cancer with grace. Wash House pre-party, silent auction and golf tournament. Pre-party featuring fabulous food, auction and Fairhope’s own up and coming music artist, Summerlyn Powers. March 13-14. For more information, please call (251) 610-4969.

Robertsdale Rotary Foundation’s 16th Annual PCA Championship Rodeo

Join us on March 13th and 14th at the Baldwin County Coliseum and Arena, 19477 Fairground Rd., Robertsdale for the 16th Annual PCA Championship Rodeo. Please visit www.centralbaldwin.com for more information.

Elvis Costello – Saenger Theatre

Live in concert at the Saenger Theatre (6 Joachim Street, Mobile), the legendary, influential Elvis Costello will stake his claim on the historic stage at 8:00 p.m. Please visit www.mobilesaenger.com for more information.

Mobile Boat Show

The Mobile Boat Show takes over the Mobile Convention Center on March 13-15. In addition to a huge selection of boats and marine products, there are special events for the whole family to enjoy! This year’s show will feature professional flyboarding demonstrations in the Mobile River. This exciting new sport is taking off around the Gulf Coast and is fun to watch! The Fetch-n-Fish dog show returns with dog jumping, training tips and lots of fun for the kids; and the Skeeter Experience seminar series boasts a great line-up of local and regional fishing talent sharing their secrets and tips. Friday -12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m, Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $8 per adult at the door, kids 12 and under are free. Please visit gulfcoastshows.com for more information.

South Baldwin Community Theatre presents “Southern Sirens”

See March 11 for more information.

Savvy Moms Consignment Show

See March 11 for more information.

 

Saturday, March 14

41 Annual Festival of Art – Orange Beach

The Orange Beach Festival of Art is held each year on the second week-end of March. Come and See Visual Arts, Fine Art and Crafts, Glass Artists, Potters, Painters, Sculptors, Watercolorist, Textile Artists, and Wood Artists. There will also be a Kid’s Art Alley, a culinary arts court featuring local fare and a music and songwriter’s stage. March 14 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and March 15 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. For a complete schedule, please visit www.orangebeachartsfestival.com.

Fairhope Sunset Rotary Backyard BBQ Cook-off and Homebrew Competition

Join us at the Fairhope Recreation Center Grounds (US Hwy 98 entrance) from 10-3. Bring your family and enjoy a beautiful spring day of fun and food, sampling the best in barbecue and small batch home brewed beers. Great live music, plus arts and crafts vendors, too. Please visit fairhopesunsetrotary.org for more information.

The Color Run – The Wharf

The happiest 5K on the planet is back at The Wharf! Grab your tutus, your friends, and your running shoes and we’ll see you at the start line! Please visit thecolorrun.com/orange-beach for more information.

Mobile Ballet presents “Cinderella”

On March 14 – 15, Mobile Ballet presents the classic “Cinderella”, the endearing story of good triumphing over evil at the Mobile Civic Center Theatre. Fun for all ages, this joyful production will feature outstanding guest artists, as well as our own Lauren Woods and Noel Hanley, Principal dancers, in lead roles. You’ll also recognize some audience favorites in character roles, including Cinderella’s outlandish step-sisters! Please visit www.mobileballet.org for more information.

The Sing off Live Tour

The Sing-Off Live Tour! will feature The Sing-Off fan favorite groups VoicePlay and Street Corner Symphony. On tour the groups will perform their a cappella versions of this year’s chart topping hits as well as favorite arrangements from the TV show. In addition to headlining talent, each concert will feature local a cappella groups to open the show, allowing fans of the genre the chance to discover top local talent as well. Location: Saenger Theatre (6 Joachim St, Mobile) at 8 p.m. Please visit www.mobilesaenger.com for more information.

March Fantasy Doll and Toy Show and Sale

The Eastern Shore Doll Study Club of Alabama will have a fantasy doll and toy show/sale at Fairhope Civic Center Auditorium from 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more information, please call Elizabeth Moore (205) 789-0342.

Robertsdale Rotary Foundation’s 16th Annual PCA Championship Rodeo

See March 13 for more information.

10th Annual Tee off Fore a Cure Weekend

See March 13 for more information.

Mobile Boat Show

See March 13 for more information.

South Baldwin Community Theatre presents “Southern Sirens”

See March 11 for more information.

Savvy Moms Consignment Show

See March 11 for more information.

 

Sunday, March 15

41 Annual Festival of Art – Orange Beach

See March 14 for more information.

Mobile Boat Show

See March 13 for more information.

 

Sunday, March 15

Chemoflage

Join Infirmary Health for Chemoflage which is an event that helps and supports women undergoing chemotherapy at 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center from 10-1 with lunch provided. Call (251) 435-7519 to make a reservation for this free program.

 

Thursday, March 19

Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure

Grab your tiaras and doubloons and join us for Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt. Mickey and Minnie are taking their seats too at this never-before-seen live show featuring your favorite characters from Disney Junior’s hit series, Sofia the First and Jake and the Never Land Pirates. Filled with new music, amazing effects, thrilling action and endless surprises, your whole family will sing, shout, and soar into the action. Performances at 4 and 7 p.m. at the Mobile Civic Center. Please visit www.mobilecivicctr.com for more information.

The Wharf Boat & Yacht Show

This four-day event from March 19-22 is one of the biggest boat & yacht shows in the gulf coast. Enjoy

the exclusive VIP only “Stars over Alabama” red-carpet preview. The Lucca fashion show, exhibitor displays, instructional seminars, live music and more! Please visit www.wharfboatshow.com for more information.

South Baldwin Community Theatre presents “Southern Sirens”

See March 11 for more information.

 

Friday, March 20

63rd Annual Arts and Crafts Festival

The 63rd Annual Arts and Crafts Festival in Fairhope, Alabama is scheduled for March 20, 21 & 22, and presented by PNC Bank. Festival hours are Friday and Saturday from 10-6 and Sunday from 10-5. The festival is free to the public. More than 230 exhibitors will bring their best works from all over the country, including many from the Southeast, to showcase at this prestigious juried show. Enjoy live entertainment and delicious cuisine from the food court throughout this great three-day event. An Eastern Shore staple for more than sixty years, there’s something for everyone at the Arts and Crafts Festival in beautiful Downtown Fairhope. Free Admission. Please visit annualartsandcraftsfestivalfairhope.com for more information.

Mobile Aerofest

Join us for Mobile Aerofest which will be held at Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley on March 20-21.  AeroFest is a festival celebrating our nation’s heroes. With a world-class lineup of music including Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band, art, sports, education, festivities and fun, this annual event will bring thousands of everyday citizens together with industry representatives to participate with these heroes as they enjoy activities and benefit from the latest technology in mobility, adaptive equipment and training. The weekend will be filled with activities, please visit www.foralltherightreasons.com for more information.

Organic School Spring Music Festival

This is our second annual Music Festival and Art Auction which will include a draw-down on a 2015 Ford Fusion.  The event will be held at the Fairhope American Legion Post 199, 700 Mobile Ave. Fairhope, Alabama on March 20th and 21st, Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.    The music artists will include Willie Sugarcapps, The Mulligan Brothers, Sugarcane Jane, Grayson Capps, The Perdido Brothers, Brian Stoltz, Will Kimbrough, Scott Nelan plus a host of others.   Draw-down for 2015 Ford Fusion for $100 a chance.  Silent auction featuring local artists. Please call (251) 928-9347 for ticket information.

Family Fun Day at Eastern Shore Centre

Join in on a full day of family fun at the Eastern Shore Centre.  The day will begin with a Summer Campapalooza Expo with over 20 local camps from 10am - 1pm around the Fountain.  Then families can move over to the Publix Easter Egg hunt and activities.  The hunt will take place at 1pm in the field next to the store.  The fun doesn’t stop there either!  Families are also invited to participate in Astronomy night beginning at sunset.  The Mobile Astronomical Society will have a free telescope viewing from dusk until 9pm at the Fountain.

Arts Alive

Arts Alive is excited to announce we are moving our April event to March and joining forces with the first annual Aerofest at the Brookley Aeroplex. Arts Alive will take place at the Brookley Village area of the Mobile Aeroplex, 1891 9th Street, Mobile. Our event will play a prominent role in the diverse array of experiences and interactive events offered at AeroFest. The upcoming festival takes place March 20 – 21 2015: Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Please visit www.artsalivemobile.com for more information

Colonial Day – Fort Conde

Bring your family to see what life was like in Colonial Mobile at this springtime educational event at Fort Condé from 9-1. See demonstrations including: Candle making, Cooking, Blacksmithing, Native American arts and crafts, Sword fighting. Children can participate in activities such as: Dressing up in colonial clothing, Churning butter, Playing colonial games, Visit a petting zoo, Doing laundry outdoors, and more. For more information, please call the History Museum of Mobile’s Education Department at (251) 208-7510.

South Baldwin Community Theatre presents “Southern Sirens”

See March 11 for more information.

The Wharf Boat & Yacht Show

See March 19 for more information.

 

Saturday, March 21

37th Annual Spring Fever Chase 10k & 2-mile Fun Run

The 37th Annual Spring Fever Chase, 10K and 2-mile fun run sponsored by Thomas Hospital and Wells Fargo, will be held in downtown Fairhope. Race applications are available at all three Infirmary Fitness Centers: ProHealth Fitness Center, Mobile; North Baldwin Fitness Center, Bay Minette; and Thomas Fitness Center, Fairhope. Participants may also register online at springfeverchase.com. Spring Fever Chase race proceeds benefit schools in Baldwin County. For more information regarding Spring Fever Chase, call 251-279-1730 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

North Baldwin Infirmary Foundation Gala

Join us for the North Baldwin Infirmary Foundation Gala at the John F. Rhodes Civic Center in Bay Minette. For more information, please visit nbinfirmary.com.

Independence Ride

AeroFest and The Independence Fund are proud to sponsor The Independence Ride, an initiative providing custom bicycles, trikes, and tandem bikes for combat-wounded veterans with mobility issues.  This bicycling event is designed to bring disabled veterans and the public together in what could be the largest group ride ever held in the Mobile area. To accommodate cyclists of different levels, the newly announced Aerofest Independence Ride will offer routes of 10.5 miles, 22.1 miles, 42.5 miles and 53 miles. The two longer routes will start in Bayou La Batre and end at the Aeroplex. The shorter routes will start and end at the Aeroplex. Registration for the ride is $45, which includes a two-day pass to Aerofest. For qualifying disabled veterans registered with the Independence Fund, registration is free. Please visit Route maps can be seen at www.aerofest.org for more information.

7th Annual BBQ & Blues Cook-off – Foley

Welcome spring with the annual BBQ & Blues Cook-Off, held the third Saturday in March in downtown Foley’s Heritage Park (125 E Laurel Avenue Foley). In addition to great food, enjoy live blues music, silent auction bidding, arts and crafts, and children’s activities. Mostly, enjoy the delicious, finger-licking, grilled concoctions from competing BBQ teams! Funds raised support the South Baldwin Chamber Foundation. Please visit   www.southbaldwinchamber.com for more information.

Railroad Weekend – Foley

We are inviting all train enthusiasts, young and old to this two day train show March 21-22. This is a great, family friendly event where kids of all ages will enjoy and experience the magic of Model Trains. Foley Civic Center (407 E Laurel Ave, Foley) from 9-5. Please visit www.visitfoley.com for more information.

Mobile Symphony Orchestra: From Tragedy to Triumph

Music by two German Masters will profoundly move you in March. Strauss’s transcendent tone poem depicts a dying man’s recollection of his journey through life. The University of South Alabama’s Concert Choir joins the MSO for Brahms’ Song of Destiny. March 21 at 8:00 p.m. and March 22 at 2:30 p.m. at the Saenger Theatre (6 Joachim Street, Mobile). For information call (251) 432-2010 or visit www.mobilesymphony.org.

Azalea Trail Run

Runners from around the world converge for a world-class 10K race, 5K and 2K fun run. The race courses are flat, extremely fast, and go throughout the oak-shaded streets of old Mobile when the city is in full bloom. Visit www.pcpacers.org for more information.

City Rhythm Big Band – Loxley

Music of the Big Band Era for dancing and/or listening at the Loxley Civic Center (4198 Municipal Park Dr. Loxley) from 7-10 p.m. Admission - $5.00. Please visit www.visitfoley.org for more information.

Florida Georgia Line Concert

The first concert to kick-off the 2015 concert season at the Amphitheater at The Wharf. Please visit amphitheateratthewharf.com for more information.

63rd Annual Arts and Crafts Festival – Fairhope

See March 21 for more information.

Mobile Aerofest

See March 20 for more information.

Arts Alive

See March 20 for more information.

South Baldwin Community Theatre presents “Southern Sirens”

See March 11 for more information.

Organic School Spring Music Festival

See March 21 for more information.

The Wharf Boat & Yacht Show

See March 19 for more information.

 

Sunday, March 22

Eastern Shore Choral Society’s Spring Concert “How Can I Keep From Singing”

Spring Concert – the location to be announced. Tickets $15 at the door. Please visit

www.escs.org for more information.

Sunday Sunset Concert Series

Join us in Bayfront Park, Daphne at 5 p.m., City Rhythm Big Band. For more information, please call (251) 583-1963.

13th Annual Bunny Hop

Join us from 1-3 p.m. at Geri Moulton Children’s Park at USA Children’s & Women’s hospital with proceeds benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile. Tickets - $8.00 in advance and $10.00 at the event. For Tickets or more information, please visit rmhcmobile.org or call (251) 694-6873.

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.

Mobile Symphony Orchestra: From Tragedy to Triumph

See March 21 for more information.

63rd Annual Arts and Crafts Festival

See March 20 for more information.

South Baldwin Community Theatre presents Southern Sirens

See March 11 for more information.

Railroad Weekend – Foley

See March 21 for more information.

The Wharf Boat & Yacht Show

See March 19 for more information.

 

Thursday, March 26

2015 Festival of Flowers presents “Southern Roots”

Savor one of Mobile’s most “scentsational” experiences!  The Festival of Flowers, produced by the Providence Hospital Foundation and presented by PNC Bank, celebrates its 22nd year with its most impressive array of blooming beauty on March 26-29!  This year’s festival, entitled “Southern Roots” showcases creative interpretations of breathtaking landscape and architectural designs unique to our area.  The Festival of Flowers continues to enchant, entertain and educate visitors of all ages with over eight acres of exhibits under tent and sky. Including: Landscaped Gardens,

Floral Design Showcase, The World of Flowers, Container Gardens, Special Events, Photography Contest, Garden Café, Gardener’s Galleria, Seeds of Wisdom, Weekend Children’s Venue, Designer Tablescapes, and Seminars. Dates: Thursday, March 26th - Sunday, March 29th. Times: Thursday, Friday & Saturday 9 - 5 and Sunday – 11-5. Place: Providence Hospital Campus, 6801 Airport Boulevard, Mobile. For Tickets or more Information, please call (251) 639-2050 or 1-877-777-0529.

 

Friday, March 27

Home & Garden Show

Don’t miss your opportunity to turn your home and garden dreams into reality! The entire Convention Center will be completely transformed, for one weekend only, into a Home and Garden Extravaganza. From the front door to the backyard you’ll find it all at the Greater Mobile Home & Garden Show. March 27-March 29 at the Mobile Convention Center (1 South Water Street, Mobile). Show Hours: Friday March. 27 2:00 - 7:00, Saturday, March 28 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Sunday, March 29 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Please visit www.mobilehomeandgardenshow.com for more information.

26th Annual Mayor’s Golf Tourney

Tee off for public education and join Fairhope Educational Enrichment Foundation for the 26th Annual Mayor’s Golf Tournament, Thursday, March 27, at Quail Creek Golf Club in Fairhope. Chaired by Dr. Shane Langley with title sponsor Terry Thompson Chevrolet, the tournament offers a relaxing day of golf while raising funds for children and teachers. Proceeds will provide Fairhope students with enrichment programs in academics, arts and music, science and technology, and tutoring. Please visit feefonline.org for more information.

Foley Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt will be on March 27. Kids 5-9 years can join us at the Foley Kids Park for a nighttime hunt for eggs filled with candy and plenty of prizes. Times: 5 – 7 year olds at 7:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and 8 – 9 year olds at 8:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Registration required. To register please call 970-5020.

Foley High School Spring Musical “9 to 5, the Musical”

Based on the 20th Century Fox Picture is “9 to 5, the Musical” with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick. March 27-29 at the Foley Civic Center (417 E. Laurel Ave, Foley). Please visit www.visitfoley.org for more information.

Mobile Opera presents “Manon Lescaut“

The third presentation of The Puccini Project, “Manon Lescaut” is a tale of obsession, betrayal, and unresolved ambiguities set to the magnificent music of Giacomo Puccini. Performances will be held March 27 and 29 at the Mobile Civic Center Theater. Call (251) 432-6772 for the Mobile Opera Box Office.

2015 Festival of Flowers presents

“Southern Roots”

See March 26 for more information.

 

Saturday, March 20

Elberta Sausage Festival

The festival is held from 8-5 at Elberta Main Park, Elberta. The best German Sausage you have ever tasted! Made from a secret recipe developed by the founding fathers of Elberta. This is the only place you can get the real thing! Arts and crafts, live music, carnival rides, baked goods and more. Please visit www.elbertafire.com/festival for more information.

Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast with the

Easter Bunny

Bellingrath annually hosts an extensive Easter egg hunt on the Great Lawn. Thousands of Easter eggs decorate the luxurious Lawn for children to scurry to collect. With several Easter egg hunts spaced for different age groups, this event is perfect for families with children of all ages. Families are invited to enjoy breakfast in the Magnolia Café where children can also take pictures with the Easter Bunny. Location: Bellingrath Gardens (12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road, Theodore). Please visit bellingrath.org for more information.

The Mobile Bottle Collectors Club’s 42nd Annual Show & Sale

The sale will be held on Saturday from 9:00 to 3:00 at the Daphne Civic Center, 2603 US Hwy 98, Daphne. Free Admission and Bottle Appraisals.

Foley High School Spring Musical “9 to 5, the Musical”

See March 27 for more information.

2015 Festival of Flowers presents “Southern Roots”

See March 26 for more information.

Home & Garden Show

See March 27 for more information.

Pictures with the Easter Bunny at the Wharf

See March 22 for more information.

 

Sunday, March 29

2015 Festival of Flowers presents “Southern Roots”

See March 26 for more information.

Home & Garden Show

See March 27 for more information.

Foley High School Spring Musical “9 to 5, the Musical”

See March 27 for more information.

Mobile Opera presents “Manon Lescaut”

See March 27 for more information.

Pictures with the Easter Bunny at the Wharf

See March 22 for more information.

 

Friday, April 3

Art Walk

See March 6 for more information.

First Friday Family Night – Bay Minette

See March 6 for more information.

 

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.

Fairhope Museum of History April

Walking Tour

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 10:00am. 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.

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. 10-1 p.m. For more information please visit www.downtownmobile.org.

Pictures with the Easter Bunny at the Wharf

See March 22 for more information.

 

 

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.

 

Pictures with the Easter Bunny at the Wharf

See March 22 for more information.

 

 

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