Quilts in the Courtroom
Monroe County Museum is pleased to again present a showcase of quilts on loan from all over south Alabama in an exhibit which is free to the public. The exhibit will run from February 3rd – February 28th during the museum’s regular opening hours of Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm and Saturdays, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.
Displayed in the courtroom made famous by the film version of To Kill a Mockingbird, quilts will be draped over the backs of the courtroom benches and hanging from the balconies. Designs will range from the traditional to one-of-a-kind originals. A featured item available for sale in the Bird’s Nest Gift Shop is the Museum’s Legacy publication, Cotton Country Quilts, written by Monroe County native Mary Elizabeth Johnson Huff.
As a special feature, the Museum is delighted to present acclaimed storyteller Dolores Hydock on Thursday, February 6th at 5:30 pm for a presentation of Footprint on the Sky: Stories from Chandler Mountain, a story of strong women, Southern hospitality and the generous spirit of a close-knit mountain community. This program is free and open to the public, and made possible through the Alabama Humanities Foundation. Light refreshments will be served following the program.
Monroe Station Small Business of the Month ceremony
Monroe Station will be recognized as the Small Business of the Month for March. The ceremony will be on March 3 at 10am.
One on One Business Advising
Schedule a One on One Business Advising session with Yolanda Johnson, Business Advisor with the Alabama Small Business Development Center. No Fee to register, however registration is required. Contact the Chamber office to schedule a time. 251-743-2879.
Monroeville Literary Festival
The Monroeville Literary Festival is a two day event celebrating the literary arts in the Literary Capital of Alabama. Join us for excellent southern authors, music, food, and fun as we honor the traditions of the Alabama Writers Symposium while embracing the heritage and spirit of Monroeville.
Pop Up Gallery and Art Juried Show
Monroeville Main Street and the newly formed Monroe Council for the Arts(MC4Art) will host a Pop-Up Gallery and Juried Art Show featuring Monroe County Artist. Please see the MC4Art Facebook page for additional information.