Events for Thursday, Feb 02, 2017
Save on Gardens-and-Home combination tickets with Bellingrath’s Snowbird Special, a discount for all ages in January and February. With the Snowbird Special, an adult Gardens-and-Home ticket costs $16.50 (regular price: $21) and a child Gardens-and-Home ticket costs $11.50 (regular price: $13). There is no admission fee for members of the Friends of Bellingrath, or for ages 4 and younger. The Gardens open at 8 a.m. and the last Home tour of the day is at 4 p.m. For details, visit bellingrath.org.
Location: Bellingrath Gardens and Home
“Living Up to Values” for girls is a program designed to empower and encourage all girls through a variety of activities that include - crafts, games, music and special guests. Registration is encouraged. Girls ages 7 - 18
Location: Mobile Public Library: Toulminville Branch
Eugene Walter was Mobile’s own Renaissance Man and Master Raconteur. Join us at Eugene’s Monkey Bar & Grill in the Hilton Garden Inn Mobile Downtown for a Readers’ Theater production of Eugene Walter’s The Byzantine Riddle. The cast consists of Tom Mason of Tom Mason Communications, Carolyn Haines, novelist, journalist and Harper Lee Award Winner, Sue Walker, Professor Emerita at the University of South Alabama and Poet Laureate of Alabama from 2003-2012, and Nancy Anlage, special events coordinator with the Mobile Public Library. For more information, please call 208-7097. For more information on the Hilton Garden Inn Mobile Downtown, please check out www.mobiledowntown.hgi.com.
Location: Hilton Garden Inn Mobile Downtown
The Baldwin Pops Band, led by 3 conductors, will present "Salute to American Classics". Conductor Roger Jones, Conductor Emeritus Joe Riemer, and Guest Conductor Steve Sims will lead the band in a diverse selection of American music, including two newly composed works by Dr. Roger Jones. The concert pieces will include American Salute by Morton Gould, Big Bands in Concert arranged by Bob Lowden, and The Circus Bee by Henry Fillmore. In addition, the band will perform a specially arranged trio of pieces from Aaron Copland's Rodeo -- Buckaroo Holiday, Saturday Night Waltz, and Hoe Down. Dr. Roger Jones will conduct two of his newest compositions, The New Direction of Time, which is dedicated to Joe Riemer, and Solitude: an Ode for English Horn solo with wind ensemble. Erica Lovato, a high school senior at Spanish Fort High School will be featured on English Horn. This concert is sponsored by the City of Fairhope. In addition, the Baldwin Pops Band is sponsored by a grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts.
Location: Fairhope Civic Center