Event Calendar

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February 26 - March 04
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  • 01

    All day

    Enjoy the blooms of 250,000 vibrant azaleas in an explosion of color throughout the 65-acre estate at Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Beginning March 1, check the website, bellingrath.org, for the daily Azalea Watch updates to help you plan your visit. The cost is $13 for adults; $7.50 for ages 5-12; no charge for ages 4 and younger. For more information, contact Sally Ericson at bellingrath@bellingrath.org or 251-973-2217.

    McDavid-Jones PreK class applications

    All day

    March 1 through 31 – Applications for the 2017-18 PreK classes are available on McDavid-Jones’ school website. Students must be four on or before Sept. 1, 2017.

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    Mobile Home, Sweet Home at Chickasaw Civic Theater

    5:06 pm

    Chickasaw Civic Theater located at 801 Iroquois St. Chickasaw will present Mobile Home, Sweet Home by Pat Cook and directed by Leonora Harrison. One of Chickasaw’s favorite playwrights will be back in March as they present Mobile Home, Sweet Home. Cook takes us to the Hampton Court trailer park where everyone’s caught up in a new reality TV show. Leonora Harrison will bring this new show to the CCT stage. Show dates and times: March 3, 4, 10, 11 at 7:30 p.m. and March 5, 12 at 2 p.m.

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    Chocolate Festival

    All day

    The Mobile Chocolate Festival, a celebration of all things chocolate, will be held at The Grounds from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., with all proceeds to benefit Penelope House. There will be vendors offering samples of their chocolate-related products as well as selling their products. Vendors vary from having chocolate-themed wares to succulent confections to jewelry to bath and body products. Also featured: Children’s area, Mobile Fixture demonstration stage, chocolate challenge featuring professionals, amateurs, and youth divisions, Project Yum Way where students and aspiring designers participate in a fashion display of chocolate inspired fashions made from chocolate candy wrappers, Cupcake Booth, Chocolate Martini tasting, Magic Memories Photo Booth, and much more. Admission is free for children 13 & under; General admission $3 in advance, $5 day of the event. Parking is free. Like Mobile Chocolate Festival on facebook, and/or visit www.mobilechocolatefestival.com. Tonie Ann Torrans – 251-342-2809 or tonieannt@penelopehouse.org.

    Mobile Saenger Theater presents A Night at the Opera

    5:07 pm

    The Black Jacket Symphony: Queen’s A Night at the Opera will be in concert with doors opening at 7 p.m. and show starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are now on sale $27, $22 (plus additional fees). Tickets can be purchased online at www.mobilesaenger.com.