April has arrived along with an explosion of pollen so take your allergy medication and get out between the spring showers and enjoy some of the fun events happening this weekend. Celebrate April …
April has arrived along with an explosion of pollen so take your allergy medication and get out between the spring showers and enjoy some of the fun events happening this weekend. Celebrate April Fool's Day at the Gulf Coast Comedy Fest at OWA or check out the new Mudbugs and Margaritas festival in Foley Saturday. If our top weekend picks don't fit your schedule visit GulfCoastMedia.com for a full listing of the area events on our new event calendar.
Gulf Coast Comedy Fest
What: Enjoy an evening of good clean comedy as multiple comedians take the stage at the Brandon Styles Theater. Headliner Mutzie has appeared on national television and named New Orleans entertainer of the year twice. Also taking the stage are Krangus Gillespie and Chester Goad.
When: Friday, April 1 at 7 p.m.
Where: Brandon Styles Theater, 101-H South OWA Boulevard, Foley
Mudbugs and Margaritas
What: A fun new festival makes its debut in Foley this weekend. Mudbugs and Margaritas is a combination of food, fun and music. The family friendly events will include food vendors with tasty crawfish dishes, multiple margarita bars, children's area and live music from tribute bands. For more information visit beachlifeevents.com.
When: Saturday, April 2 from 10 a.m. till 7 p.m.
Where: Heritage Park in Foley is located at 200 North McKenzie Street.
Easter Egg Hunt
What: Hippity, Hoppity, Easter is here, and in grand style, Marina Lawn at The Wharf will be speckled with more than 5,000 eggs. The day of family fun, presented by The Island Church, will include a variety of activities including bouncy houses, balloon artist, DJ Silky playing dance music and more.
When: Saturday, April 2 from 11 a.m. till 1 p.m. Egg hunt begins at 11:30
Where: Marina Lawn near SpringHill Suites
Price: Admission is free, but some activities range from $5-$10