Next Thursday, August 6th, marks the 151st birthday for the founder of Bellingrath Gardens and Home and Mobile’s first Coca-Cola bottler!
In honor of his birthday, admission to the garden is FREE to all Mobile and Baldwin County residents (please be prepared to show an ID or a utility bill to prove the place of residence.). In addition, the Mobile Azalea Trail Maids will be strolling the gardens from 9 a.m. to noon and home tour tickets will be $10.
The origins of the Garden as a fish camp has inspired Magnolia Cafe to serve up a Fried Fish Lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grub on some fried fish, grits, coleslaw, hush puppies and tea, all for $11.95. Plus, don’t miss out on a complimentary slice of birthday cake for dessert.
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