Saturday, January 31, 2015

Mardi Gras Parades and Friday Art Walk

On Monday, the Planning Commission will meet at 5:00pm and the Library Board at 6:00pm. 
On Tuesday, the Fairhope History Lecture Series will continue at the library with a talk on the history of the Marietta Johnson Organic School. The lecture begins at 6:00pm led by Maggie Mostellar-Timbes.
On Friday at 6:00pm, the Art Walk begins. Stroll from shop to shop while enjoying a glass of wine downtown.
Saturday features two Mardi Gras Parades. Fairhope’s only walking parade, the Mystic Mutts of Revelry, features “Superheroes to the Rescue” on Saturday, February 7. Registration for walkers and their dogs starts at 10:30 am at the Fairhoper’s Community Park and the parade begins at 1 pm with a new route around the Faulkner State College campus and back to the park. Last year, the parade featured more than 550 walkers and dogs of every breed. It benefits The Haven, Fairhope’s no-kill shelter. For information on taking part or on being a parade sponsor, visit www.havenforanimals.org.
The Knights of Ecor Rouge parade starts at 6:45pm leaving from the Fairhope Civic Center on Section Street; heading south on Section to Fels Avenue; west on Fels to Church Street; north on Church to Fairhope Avenue; east on Fairhope to Bancroft Street; north on Bancroft to Magnolia Avenue; west on Magnolia to Church Street; south on Church to Fels Avenue; east on Fels to Section Street; north on Section to end at the starting point.

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