Fairhope Museum of History hosting “Tea for Two”
- Date: 02/09/2016 2:00 PM
- Location: Fairhope Museum of History
Each Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m., the Museum hosts a 'tea' where guests enjoy a cup of delicious Baldwin County tea, cookies and a lecture on an interesting aspect of Fairhope history. These very popular afternoon events are sponsored by the Friends of the Museum group. The Fairhope Museum of History invites everyone to attend for colorful, interesting and entertaining afternoons at the museum. For more information on the upcoming “Tea for Two” programs, call the Fairhope Museum of History at 929-1471.
February 9 – Donnie Barrett – Donnie will give his history of Mardi Gras on this Mardi Gras day. He has been compiling this program for several years and will present a fascinating slide show.
February 16 – Brendan Kirby – Brendan has been a news reporter in our area his entire career but has now written a book: Wicked Mobile. He will tell us some interesting stories.
February 23 – Ben Raines – Ben is past executive director of the Weeks Bay Foundation. He has presented amazing programs on the Mobile Delta (America’s Amazon) and on the secret cypress forest out in the gulf. He has another local environmental program to share with us.
March 1 – Henry A. Crawford – Henry is the minister of the Faith Temple Church of God in Fairhope. He will speak about the history of race relations in Fairhope and share stories of the KKK here in the 1950’s.
March 8 – Lt. Larry Sledge – Officer Sledge will tell us about his life here in Fairhope and his activities in the Police Dept. This is another of several programs we have had introducing our Fairhope Police officers. These have been very fun programs.
March 15 – Felisha Anderson – Felisha is the director of the Baldwin County Commission, Dept. of Archives and History. She will tell us about the extensive collection of Baldwin Co. archival material and of their many community involvement programs.
March 22 – Capt. Rusty Kilgore – Capt. Kilgore left his home in North Alabama when he was only 15 years old to “go to sea”. He worked in the Merchant Marines until he retired to Fairhope and has a wonderful selection of old salty sea stories to tell.
March 29 – Michael Titford – Michael is a docent here at your museum and a philatelist (stamp collector). He has a slide show presentation on historical stamps of Alabama which includes some intriguing history of our state.