events

Hoot Scoot 5K & 1 Mile Walk

April 24, 2015

Hoot Scoot 5K Run and 1 mile walk with the Owl for the Fairhope Public Library. The run starts at 6:30 p.m. For more information call 928-7483 or visit www.hootscoot5k.com.

 

Annual Fairhope Historic Homes Tour

Mark your calendar for the Annual Fairhope Historic Homes Tour on Sunday, April 26. For questions, call 251-928-3292.

 

Summer Outdoor Farmer’s Market

The City of Fairhope will host a Summer Outdoor Farmer’s Market from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday evenings starting May 14 and ending July 9. The market will be set up behind the Fairhope Public Library in downtown Fairhope on Bancroft Street. The market will feature local farmers, bakers, fresh Baldwin County produce, fresh cut flowers, local honey, plants, baked goods and more. The Fairhope Public Library will hold story times and children’s activities at 4 p.m. each Thursday at the market. For general information about the Summer Outdoor Farmers Market, please call 251-929-1466.

 

2nd Annual Fairhope’s Girls Night Out

The Downtown Fairhope Business Association will present the 2nd annual Fairhope Girl’s Night Out on Thursday, May 7, 2015. 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. Registration for an evening pass will be at the Fairhope Welcome Center starting at 4 p.m. the night of the event. An evening pass costs $20 and includes a commemorative t-shirt, swag bag, $10 dining voucher, and exclusive GNO coupon book. Over 80 shops and restaurants will have extended hours and offer women a chance to enjoy special trunk shows, make-up demonstrations, and light refreshments. For more information on Fairhope’s Girls Night Out, call 251-929-1466.

 

Glow in the Park Summer Movie Series

Glow in the Park Summer Movie Series is the best way to light up the night! Want to enjoy a FREE movie along with your closest family and friends during a warm summer night? Then join us for FREE movies that will make you laugh, make you cry and are fun for the whole family! Moviegoers are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair and a picnic (no alcohol or glass containers) and relax with the whole family. The movies will begin 15 minutes after sunset or approximately 7:30 p.m. So grab a lawn chair, pack a picnic basket, sit back and enjoy the show. Thursday, June 4: Finding Nemo; Thursday, July 2: The Lego Movie; Thursday, August 6: A Bug’s Life. All movies will be shown at Fairhopers Community Park. For more information on Glow in the Park Summer Movie Series, call 251-929-1466.

 

Baldwin Pops Annual Sunset Concert Series

The Baldwin Pops will begin their Annual Sunset Concert Series on Sunday, April 26. The concert will begin at 6 p.m. in Henry George Park. Participants may bring chairs or blankets for seating. The second concert will be held on Monday, May 25 at 6:30 p.m. For questions, call 251-232-1013.

 

Grandman Triathlon

Saturday, May 30 marks the 11th annual Grandman Triathlon hosted by Mobile Baykeeper and Sunday marks the 6th annual Jubilee Kids Triathlon hosted by The Eastern Shore Triathlon Club. Beginning with a jump off the Fairhope Pier, Grandman racers plunge into a 1/3 mile swim, only to hop on their bikes for the next leg of racing. For 18 miles, they trek through city, countryside, and shoreline before beginning a 5K run through a neighborhood of oak trees, around the duck pond, and end up back along the shore of the bay. For more information or to register, visit www.thegrandman.com.

 

American Legion Memorial Day BBQ

The American Legion will host its annual Memorial Day BBQ and beach

concert on Monday, May 25. BBQ Pork or Chicken Plates will be available for $10 each from 11a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The AMERICAN LEGION POST 199 is located at 700 South Mobile Street in Fairhope. For information, call 251-928-9132.

 

Taste of Rotary

The Point Clear Rotary Club is hosting its Taste Of Rotary event Tuesday, April 14, at the Fairhope Civic Center. Twenty area restaurants will provide samples of their specialties, plus there will be a silent and live auction. For information, call 251- 454-0921.

 

Puttin on the Gritz

The Eastern Shore Art Center and its Committee On Public Art (COPA) are asking you to wear your blue jeans or comfortable clothing and come to their “Puttin’ On The Gritz” fundraiser, Saturday, April 11, Fairhope Civic Center. Gritz will be celebrating everything Southern and will benefit the art center and its education programs for the community, exhibits, classes and public art projects. For tickets, call 251-928-2228.

 

Sixth Annual Good Life Ride and Hangout

The Alabama Coastal Foundation is proud to cohost The Good Life Foundation’s 6th Annual Good Life Ride on Saturday, May 9. The Ride is three “rides” in one with a course suited for all skill levels. The proceeds from the Ride benefit safety awareness campaigns for

cyclists and pedestrians in our coastal region. Registration for the ride is now available through www.imathlete.com.