Events for Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017

Snowbird Special at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

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

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Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Ancient Forests of Alabama

Explore our ancient forests and learn how they affect our climate today in this session with University of South Alabama professor Dr. Brian Axsmith. Brian will describe how scientists use plant fossils to reconstruct ancient climates and explain how the fossil record helps us understand the past, present and future of our state’s amazing forests. 

Location: Bellingrath Gardens and Home

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“Behind the Mask”: Honoring Ellen Jones- Call to Artists

You are invited to participate in the 1st Annual "Behind the Mask" Silent Auction and Retrospect honoring Ellen Jones.  This will take place on August 18, 2017... But before then, artists are needed who would like to use creativity in designing a mask for the silent auction.  Each artist participant will recieve a numbered mask form and an arts and craft item from Ellen's art studio to include in their Mask Creation. Masks and art item will be passed out in February. The masks will be due May 15, 2017.  For more information call Sher Graham at the number provided, or email her at slgraham4969@gmail.com.

Location: Gallery 450

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Winter Wednesdays at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Even during the cold season, Bellingrath Gardens is filled with blooms and beauty! During the winter months, Gulf Coast residents and visitors are invited to enjoy the Gardens and to learn more about gardening and history at our Winter Wednesdays workshops. The sessions are held each week in the Magnolia Room from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. through Feb. 22. Admission to the program is included in the regular Gardens admission, and guests are encouraged to tour the Gardens after the session. Registration is requested: To register, call 251-973-2217, ext. 111, or email bellingrath@bellingrath.org.

Location: Bellingrath Gardens and Home

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MPL: What’s Up Wednesdays

Join us after school for some fun and exciting projects. Boys & Girls ages 6-16. 

Location: Mobile Public Library: Parkway Branch

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MPL: Learn to Knit Class

Learn to knit with Ms. Wilhelmina Davis. Participants need to bring their own supplies. We recommend size 10, 10” long needles and a 7 oz. skein of regular, worsted weight yarn. Registration is required. Ages 8- adults.

Location: Mobile Public Library: West Regional Branch

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MPL:DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Day Ages 6 - 14

Learn something new – hands on activities in Art, Gardening, Cooking and so much more!

Location: Mobile Public Library: Semmes Branch

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Wednesday Comedy

Comedy open mic; 5 - 7 minute slots. 

Location: The Blind Mule Restaurant and Bar

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