Baldwin County happenings this weekend Jan. 20-22

Melanie LeCroy
Lifestyle Editor
melanie@gulfcoastmedia.com
Posted 1/20/23

It is beginning to look a lot like Mardi Gras everywhere you look. The Christmas wreaths and decorations have been stowed away, and purple, green and gold can be seen hanging everywhere. The parades …

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Baldwin County happenings this weekend Jan. 20-22

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It is beginning to look a lot like Mardi Gras everywhere you look. The Christmas wreaths and decorations have been stowed away, and purple, green and gold can be seen hanging everywhere. The parades won't roll in Baldwin County for a little longer but there is still plenty of fun to keep you entertained. Our list of top picks this weekend range from lectures and chamber music to the shortest race in Baldwin County. If these events don't motivate you to get out and about, visit the Event Calendar at GulfCoastMedia.com for more.

Winter Showcase Series: What to See and Do in Foley
What: Learn all about what Foley has to offer from LaDonna Hinesley during the 2023 Winter Showcase Series presented by Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism. Hinesley's presentation will include information on attractions, parks, museums and restaurants in the Foley area. Reservations are required for the lecture series and can be made by visiting gulfshores.com/showcase/.
When: Friday, Jan. 20, at 10:30 a.m.
Where: The Learning Campus at Gulf State Park (Conservation Hall), 20249A State Park Road, Gulf Shores.

Price: Free to attend

The Eastern Shore Chamber Music Festival Preview events
What: Eastern Shore Chamber Music Festival (ESCMF) is a classical music series that presents professional chamber music performances. The inaugural 2023 ESCMF season will be May 28 through June 11. The ESCMF is holding two concerts this weekend. The first event Cacao-Phony is a ticketed live music and dessert pairing at Fairhope Chocolate Friday, Jan. 20. The second is a free concert at Fairhope Unitarian Fellowship Saturday, Jan. 21. Visit escmf.org for more information and tickets.
When: Friday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. (ticketed event) and Saturday, Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Friday at Fairhope Chocolate and Saturday at Fairhope Unitarian Fellowship

0.5K – The Race for the Rest of Us
What: The Fairhope Sunset Rotary Club's 0.5K race takes over a few of the streets in downtown Fairhope for a very brief time. The race supports local Fairhope area charities and gives very short-distance runners a chance to show out. Tickets are available for purchase at Eventbrite.com. Rain or shine. Race begins at 3 p.m. at Bay Breeze and goes down Fairhope Avenue, North Summit Street, Magnolia and North Church Street.
When: Saturday, Jan. 21, warm up begins at 1:30 p.m.
Where: Bay Breeze Café, 212 Fairhope Ave., Fairhope

Bends & Brews with Glow Yoga
What: Come for the yoga and stay for the beer. Start your Sunday with Glow Yoga for a $5 yoga class inside Big Beach Brewing Company.
When: Sunday, Jan. 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Big Beach Brewing Company, 300 E. 24th Ave., Gulf Shores
Price: $5

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