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3 Faces of the King

APR 21st | 7:30pm | Montgomery Performing Arts Centre

There has never been an American Legend like Elvis Presley. Experience what it would be like to have The King return to the concert stage to relive all of his greatest moments. '3 Faces of the King' is the national touring show that combines the three most exciting periods of Elvis's iconic career to tell the musical life and story in song of this astounding American legend. Visit mpaconline.org.

 

Alabama Book Festival

APR 21st | 9 am - 5pm | Old Alabama Town, 301 Columbus St.

The annual Alabama Book Festival boasts approximately 50 authors and more than 40 vendors and exhibitors. This free, public event is the state’s premier book festival, with some 5,000 people from around the state and the Southeast converging in the capital to meet with and hear from their favorite authors and scholars. A children’s activity area is sure to make this a day of fun for the entire family. The 2018 festival will continue the tradition of promoting reading and literacy to Alabamians of all ages and backgrounds. Call 334.240.4500 or visit alabamabookfestival.org.

 

Author's Panel and Q&A at Alabama Book Festival

APR 21st | 11am | Old Alabama Town, The Molton House.

AT THE Alabama Book Festival taking place at "OLD ALABAMA TOWN" INSIDE THE MOLTON HOUSE: Well-known Alabama Civil Rights attorney, politician and author, Julian McPhillips Jr., will be discussing his latest title From Vacillation to Resolve published by NewSouth Books. World War II, subterfuge, sabotage, political intrigue, fighting Nazis and an interesting time travel boomerang involving Princeton University are just some of the topics to be explored! Panel discussion and Q&A will be moderated by DK Harris, and a special limited edition of the new book will be available on-site for signing. The Molton House is one of several historic homes that populate the "Old Alabama Town" historic museum park in downtown Montgomery. Directions to the house can be found immediately upon park entry at 301 COLUMBUS STREET.

 

Classics & the Cinema

APR 21st | 3pm | Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Harry Potter...for generations of moviegoers, the music of John Williams is the definitive soundtrack of Hollywood. Join Jared Starr and Andy Lagrimas as they perform musical gems of the silver screen for violin-piano duo by John Williams, alongside classical masterpieces such as Claude Debussy’s dreamy Violin Sonata. Experience an afternoon filled with the heart-wrenching emotions of Schindler’s List, the theatrical fireworks of Fiddler on the Roof, and the sublime romance of Sabrina as these two artists pay musical tribute to Hollywood’s most legendary film music composer. Eventbrite link: https://starrandlagrimasconcert.eventbrite.com.

 

Fido Fest

APR 21st | 11am-2pm | The Shoppes at EastChase, near Gap

Raise your furry little paws, Fido Fest is back! This year, we're going rock your paws off with live music, local food trucks, vendors and pup-friendly activies. The best part? It’s free! Visit theshoppesateastchase.com for a list of vendors and more information.

 

Harriott II Saturday Social Cruises

APR 21st | 4:30pm | Harriott II Riverboat

April 21 & 28. Enjoy live entertainment, a cash bar and concessions as you ride down the river. $20 per adult and $15 per child. Call 334.625.2100 or visit funinmontgomery.com.

 

Joy to Life Foundation Walk of Life

APR 21st | 8:30-11am | Downtown Montgomery

The Joy to Life Foundation is excited to celebrate their 17th year of the Joy to Life - Walk of Life! Run or walk to raise awareness and support for the fight against breast cancer. Once you cross the finish line, it’s time to make your way through the tunnel to Montgomery's Riverfront Park. Don't forget your wristband! Inside the park, you'll enjoy food, drinks, the Mighty Kids Dash, vendors, artists, music and lots more, including the opportunity to meet many of our special sponsors at their sponsor tents. Visit joytolifefoundation.org.

 

MMFA First Sunday & Third Saturday

APR 21st | 1-2pm | Montgomery Museum of Fine Art

Learn more about the art on view at the museum in these free docent-led tours offered the first Sunday and third Saturday of every month. Visit mmfa.org.

 

National Astronomy Day

APR 21st | 6-10pm | W.A. Gayle Planetarium

Celebrate the night sky at this FREE planetarium event! 6:00 pm: Telescope Clinic. Experts from Auburn Astronomical Society here to answer all your telescope questions 6:15 pm: Full-dome movie "Two Small Pieces of Glass", followed by an update from Dr. Christopher Crockett on the Juno mission to Jupiter 7:00 pm - LIVE tour of the night sky by planetarium director, Rick Evans 8:00 pm - Telescopic viewing with Auburn Astronomical Society. See Venus, Jupiter, binary stars, and (of course) terrain on the moon. Come out and look up! For more info, call 334-625-4799.

 

Saint James Church 9th Annual Silent Auction

APR 21st | 4-6pm | Saint James Church, 9045 Vaughn Rd. (corner of Vaughn and Ryan)

This NO COST silent auction will benefit youth and children's missions. Featured items include antique furniture from Montgomery Interior Antiques, Pickwick Antiques, original artwork, jewelry, salon and boutique certificates, gift cards from local businesses, and vacation home rentals. Preview items online at sjlifeauction.com.