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Guilty Until Proven Innocent: The Scottsboro Boys Story Exhibition – Mar 8-22
Commemorating the arrest and trial of the Scottsboro Boys, this exhibit highlights an event that many consider the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement in America.
Mardi Gras Day – Mar 8
As home of the first-known American Mardi Gras celebration in 1703, Mobile pulls out all the stops, including more than two weeks of parades, balls and revelry, all culminating on Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday. The streets are filled with the sights and sounds of live marching bands, colorful floats and crowds of parade-goers.
Alabama River Festival – Mar 10-12
Visit the only museum on the Alabama River and travel back in time to an early 1800s camp along the river. Mingle with Native Americans, frontiersmen, traders, and travelers while enjoying music, food and demonstrations of skills from an earlier period.
Fairhope Arts & Crafts Festival, 59th Annual – Mar 18-20
The streets of beautiful downtown Fairhope host 245 fine arts and crafts exhibitors, live local entertainment and classic festival foods.
The Thrasher Brothers and Neil Thrasher in Concert – Mar 18
Don’t miss an exciting night of music with Alabama’s own Thrasher Brothers and Neil Thrasher. This talented group introduced and popularized one of the genuine classics of gospel music, “One Day at a Time,” which later became a number one hit on the country charts for Christy Lane. Carrying on the Thrasher family tradition, Joe’s son Neil sang with the Thrasher Brothers and later formed Thrasher Shriver with fellow singer Kelly Shriver. He joins his family to perform as a special guest for this entertaining evening of music.
197th Anniversary of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend – Mar 26
Experience live cannon fire, the lives of Creek and Cherokee Indians, hunting camps and demonstrations of traditional skills of the early 1800s. Learn the importance of this battle in U.S. history.
Piney Woods Arts Festival – Mar 26-27
One of the oldest juried arts and crafts shows in Southeast Alabama, Piney Woods Arts Festival features original art and crafts, a children’s fun center, food and entertainment. Special events include a Civil War Living Display and the Weevil City Cruisers Car & Truck Show (Saturday only).