The temperature has dropped, the trees are aglow in downtown Fairhope, and the holidays are in the air. This weekend's pick of top events are just a small sampling of what is going on in Baldwin …
The temperature has dropped, the trees are aglow in downtown Fairhope, and the holidays are in the air. This weekend's pick of top events are just a small sampling of what is going on in Baldwin County and beyond. Start off your Saturday crawling through the mud at Graham Creek Nature Preserve, shopping vendors at the Harvest Festival or slurping down oysters at the Experience the Oyster event. On Sunday, head to Robertsdale for the Jubilee Renaissance Faire and take in the jousting and period performers. If you need more events to add to your weekend itinerary, visit the Events Calendar at GulfCoastMedia.com.
What: The Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fisherman's Market will host its annual Harvest Festival Saturday. Enjoy shopping a variety of vendors selling everything from produce and seafood to artwork. Don't miss the crowning of the new Harvest Queen. The pageant begins at 10 a.m.
When: Saturday, Nov. 19, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fisherman's Market, 20733 Miflin Road, Foley
What: Prepare to get muddy. Crawl, climb and run through 400 acres of trails on this one of a kind 4-mile obstacle race. Racers will be challenged with 20 obstacles. To register, visit Graham Creek Nature Preserve Facebook page. Racers must be 10 and older.
When: Saturday, Nov. 19, first wave starts at 8 a.m.
Where: Graham Creek Nature Preserve, 23030 Wolf Bay Drive, Foley
Price: Registration prices vary
Experience the Oyster
What: Join Murder Point Oyster Company for the first ever Experience the Oyster event. Taste oysters from farms as far away as the East Coast to oysters plucked from the waters just out your back door. Admission tickets must be purchased in advance by visiting murderpointoysters.com.
When: Saturday, Nov. 19, noon to 4 p.m.
Where: The Hangout Gulf Shores, 101 E. Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores
Price: General admission tickets are $75
Jubilee Renaissance Faire
What: The Jubilee Renaissance Faire returns and offers two days of adventure and excitement for people of all ages. Jousting, performances and more will be on slate all day. This is a rain or shine event. Visit extremejousting.com for tickets and more information.
When: Saturday, Nov. 19 and Sunday, Nov. 20, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: 30569 Osprey Lane, Robertsdale
Price: Single day tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for ages 5-12