The inaugural Clover Crawl and open house for the new Green Resource Center for Alabama will be held Saturday, March 15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in downtown Homewood. There will be specials and discounts on food, drink and green products from participating downtown Homewood restaurants and merchants, plus music, exhibits and kids' activities.
The J. Clyde on Cobb Lane downtown will be tapping a cask of Lazy Magnolia Jefferson Stout this Sunday, March 16, at 5 p.m. The proceeds from the sale of that cask will be donated to Free the Hops - in the name of Lazy Magnolia, Supreme Beverage, and The J. Clyde. Free the Hops is an organization lobbying to change Alabama laws to allow the sale of craft beers that are currently illegal in this state due to their higher alcohol content or larger containers.
Lucy Buffett, the famous proprietor of Lulu's on the Gulf Coast, is cooking up a scrumptious appetizer for fans who drop by The Alabama Booksmith in Homewood for a signed copy of her new book, "Crazy Sista Cooking," on Monday, March 17, at 6 p.m. Big brother Jimmy Buffett wrote the introduction and explains much of the family's fascination for food.
Enjoy a special dinner at Rosemarie's Special Teas next Thursday, March 20. The dinners, usually once a month, feature a three-course meal and are from 6:30 until 8 p.m. This dinner's menu will include a choice of shrimp and grits, chicken piccata or sauteed halibut for the entree, choice of soup or salad, and for dessert, Irish cream crepe cake or mixed berry cobbler. Reservations are required; call 980-8335.