Selected Community Events
Headland’s Daylily Art & Garden Festival
on the square in downtown Headland
The event is set for Saturday, May 16, 10am-3pm on the square in downtown Headland.
The festival features an art show inside the park with farmer’s market and garden-related vendors around the square. Entertainment, children’s art activities and gardening demonstrations are planned. Local daylily growers Bush Gardens will also conduct garden tours that day.
Artists and vendors can download an application at www.headlandal.com, or contact Rhonda Harrison, (334)693-3303, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SARCOA Older Americans Day
National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan
SARCOA Older Americans Day Celebration
SARCOA’s annual Older Americans Day celebration will be held May 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan. Tickets for the event are free, but must be ordered by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 6. Attendees must be 60 years or older to qualify for the free lunch and prizes.
Older Americans Day features entertainment, food, prizes and sponsor booths. This year’s theme is “Flower Power.” Talent show participants must pre-register. Event t-shirts are available for purchase.
For the latest event updates, visit www.sarcoa.org.
For more information or to reserve tickets, call SARCOA at 334-793-6843 or 800-239-3507
Grand Ridge Spring Festival and Egg Hunt
John Thomas Porter Park located at 6951 Florida St, Grand Ridge, FL 32442
Grand Ridge 3rd Annual Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt
April 4, 2015
The Town of Grand Ridge is gearing up for its 3rd Annual Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt and we are inviting vendors to participate.
The Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt is set for Saturday, April 4th at John Thomas Porter Recreation Complex in Grand Ridge. The Recreation Complex is located next to Grand Ridge School on Florida St.
It features an Easter Egg Hunt at 10:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. with 3 different age divisions having a total of 12 golden eggs worth $25.00 each.
It opens to the public on Saturday, April 4th at 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.
There will be something for everyone such as arts, crafts, food vendors, children’s games and activities, live bunny photos from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and a coloring contest with prizes. Any vendors that wish to participate are encouraged to contact Cindy Millard at 850-272-1134.
There are a variety of activities for children and adults, T-shirts, homemade jellies, candles, handmade crafts, jewelry, a great variety of carnival foods, a train ride, slides, bouncy house, and more.
The Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt is sponsored by the Town of Grand Ridge and the East Jackson County Economic Development Council. For more information, please call Town Hall at 850-592-4621.
Vendor spaces are $25 each with proceeds going to Sneads High School Project Graduation 2015. Admission to this event is free, but there are small fees for the kids’ activities. There will be no charge for the egg hunt.
Amanda Nunn, 850-592-4621, email@example.com
Wild About Wildlife Fundraiser
All About Art Enterprise, Al.
Silent Wildlife Art Auction where 100 % of proceeds go to fund Big Bend Wildlife Sanctuary with medical, food, sanctuary supplies and emergency vet care for local Alabama wildlife that has been injured or abandoned.
Dianna Hauf 334-494-0962
Feb. 13 – Mar. 29 – Museum of Fine Arts, Opening Ceremony
Museum of Fine Arts at Florida State University
Feb. 13 – Mar. 29 – Museum of Fine Arts, Opening Ceremony Feb. 13, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.; regular hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (M-F) and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. (Sat-Sun), Museum of Fine Arts at Florida State University: free.
Kurt Piehler’s WWII Institute Exhibition “The Human Experience” will feature photographs, images, artwork and letters that document the war. Special events include the World War II Writer’s Weekend, as well as a reading of the unpublished love letters of the World War II generation by Florida State student-veterans.
Patrick Rowe will showcase his collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Bill Mauldin editorial cartoons and WWII propaganda posters and flags. The collection includes historical flags, unusual memorabilia, paintings, drawings and prints.