Top 5 Things to Do in February

Mark your calendars with this month's top local events you won't want to miss.

February 1 – 13: Mardi Gras 2018

Various locations

Let the good times roll as the spirit of Carnival takes over the Port City! After you catch all those MoonPies, transform them into these delicious recipes.

February 16 – March 1: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Crescent Theater  208 Dauphin St.

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2 p.m., 6 p.m., 8:20 p.m showtimes. Nominated for seven Academy Awards, this dark comedy/drama tells the story of a mother who, frustrated with the progress of her daughter’s murder investigation,  paints three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at the town’s chief of police.

February 24: Chili for Charity

Oak Hollow Farm • 14210 S Greeno Rd, Fairhope.

11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. The annual fundraiser features live music from Blind Dog Mike and the Howlers, children’s inflatables, a hay ride,  a variety of homemade desserts for sale and of course, a chance to sample some of Baldwin County’s best chili. Admission for adults is $12.50 in advance or $15 at the gate. Children 12 and under are free. All proceeds benefit the Ecumenical Ministries of Baldwin County, an agency dedicated to providing aid for low income families, the disabled and elderly.

February 24: Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show

The Wharf • Orange Beach

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Enjoy a day full of delicious food, arts and crafts vendors and music for the whole family. The festival also includes a silent auction, car show featuring antique, classic and hot rod vehicles and a Kids’ Zone complete with a climbing wall,  games and more. Admission is free.

February 24 – 25: Two of a Kind

Saenger Theatre • 6 S Joachim St.

7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Saturday; 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Sunday. Enjoy the Mobile Symphony Orchestra’s latest production featuring guest artist Zuill Bailey on the cello and guest conductor André Raphel. Tickets range from $15 – $75.

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