July 4 BBQ & music at Fairhope American Legion Post 199
American Legion Post 199 in Fairhope will serve BBQ and open up the beach for a fireworks party during its annual July 4 celebration. Legion chefs will begin serving BBQ plates of pork and chicken with all the fixins’ at 11 a.m. and continue until the food runs out/ And it always does. Pulled pork or half a chicken BBQ plate tickets are $12.
Refreshments will be available Gravity Brakes will play on the Legion Beach stage from noon’til 4 p.m. Other beach activities include horseshoes, swimming, volleyball and fishing from the Legion pier. The public is always welcome at the Legion, located in a historic building on the Mobile Bay bluffs at 700 S. Mobile St. Bring chairs, sunscreen and bug spray, but no coolers please. For more info, call 251-928-9132. Pictured: Gravity Blinks’ sound is Indie, alternative, inspirational, with influences as varied as Twenty One Pilots and Jefferson Airplane. The band includes singer-songwriter Rhonda Huete on acoustic guitar with daughter Kristen on drums/backing vocals, Jack Rodenbaugh on bass, and Scotty Scotty Wig on lead guitar. The Mobile based band has recorded an EP offering “a unique dreamy prog rock vibe expressed through a lyric-driven fusion of alt, rock, and jazz genres.’’