Yard Art, Third Friday and other Forest Park updates
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~This Friday, March 16, 5 - 8 pm: 10% of sales and 100% of bar tips will benefit WBHM’s radio station programming.
Board members and Junior patrons volunteers will be serving cold brew Irish coffees.
~This Saturday, March 17, 10:30 am-6 pm: Sugar high and caffeine reception
Find the Facebook event here.
Magic City Weekend features a segment on the show here!
THIRD FRIDAY IN FOREST PARK
Shop local and enjoy your neighborhood restaurants and shops in Forest Park!
Restaurants will have specials, shops and galleries will be open late (5-8 pm), catch the shows you may miss during the day, shop for gifts while enjoying a refreshment. Enjoy the social scene of Forest Park after hours.
TOUR THE LOOS!
During the Third Friday event, the Forest Park merchants’ loos are transformed into art installations by local artists. Scott Thigpen, artist and designer, will judge the installations and award the best artist with a $300 prize sponsored by James Rushton!
- Naked Art Gallery: "Color Me" by Paul Cordes Wilm
- Silvertron Café:
Tour de Loo 1: "Knit Together" by April Harris
Tour de Loo 2: "Your Garden" by Celeste Laborde Houma
- Zoe's in Forest Park: "Unfinished" by Todd Childs
- SHOPPE: "Life (re) Cycle" by Marjorie Clark Boykin
COMING SOON TO FOREST PARK.
Whisting Table, the soon to be brick and mortar version of the Shindigs food truck is now moving fast with transformations in the former VRichards location
The restaurant will features organic and locally sourced dishes and a "grab and go" market area.
WINE, CHEESE AND POETRY.
Local poets, writers, readers, and lovers of art are invited to attend this evening social with open mic readings emceed and hosted by poet Barry Marks. Free wine and cheese and verse.
An opportunity to get together, read, share books, and celebrate the Magic City Poetry Festival.
Naked Art Gallery will be donating 10% of all gallery sales during the event to Alabama State Poetry Society. We are so grateful. Come and support local poets and artists in symbiosis.