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friday april 16

LRMA Walking Tours

Walking tours are back. Meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art at 565 N. 5th Ave. in the lobby for the Friday visit. This historic district tour is perfect if you are visiting Laurel, are new to Laurel, or have lived here your entire life.

saturday april 17

Seventh annual exterior

flea market and craft fair

Peddler’s Junktion at 604 Carroll Gartin Blvd. Suite B will host its seventh annual outdoor flea market and craft fair from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vintage items, antiques, boutique items, crafts, handmade items and more will be available. This event is free and open to the public.

United States of America

10th Anniversary Sale

Hellfighters USA, 325 S. Magnolia St., will hold its 10th Anniversary Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be live music, BBQ and in-store offers during the event. It’s free and open to the public.

egg hunt and

community picnic

The Glory House and Laurel First United Methodist Church are teaming up for a community Easter egg hunt and picnic in Gardiner Park at 10:30 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Chalkfest at LRMA

Come to the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art for the second chalk party from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The street in front of the museum will be closed so that artists of all ages and stages can pass through and leave their mark.

Draw a quick doodle or detailed design to share with the community. The event is free and open to the public.

easter egg hunt

sports bar and grill

The Bryce’ston Armani Page Foundation will host a free Easter Egg Hunt at Premier Sports Bar and Grill, 1322 S. 16th Ave., from 1-5 p.m. There will be an egg hunt, free food and drink, door prizes, jumpers for the kids and face painting. The Building Better Community organization will volunteer their time for this event.

Live! In Laurel

Live in Laurel will host Taste of South 59 as part of its mini-concert series at Trustmark Art Park in downtown Laurel from 2-5 p.m. The event is free.


LMRA discover

Drawing lesson

The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art will host a series of drawing classes from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Tuesday through May 3. Students will work in black, white and mixed media to learn more about drawing. Mandatory online registration at lrma.org/event/youth-art-class-discover-drawing/.

Christy J. Olson