Must See Events...
The Wizard of Oz
Through March 3
Millbrook Community Players
Little Dorothy Gale of Kansas, like so many girls her age, dreams of what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister hits her farm and carries her to another world. Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Cowardly Lion and Toto as they travel the universe of Dorothy’s imagination. For more information, visit www.millbrooktheatre.com.
Cookin’ With Gus
February 21 to March 10
Prattville Way Off Broadway Theatre
In this comedy, Gussie Richardson is a famous food columnist and cookbook author. Her agent comes to tell her she’s been offered her own daily network television show. She wants to do it, but her husband Walter is dead-set against it and Gussie discovers she has stage fright and can’t open her mouth in front of a camera. Everybody tries to help her get over it. Just when she thinks she’s cured, the taping turns into a comic nightmare. For more information, call 334-358-0297 or email MatthewGivens@Knology.net.
Cardiac Risk Screenings
Have your blood pressure, glucose, total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, EKG and body mass index checked for $20. Then have a personal review of your EKG results with a physician. 8 a.m. to noon. Space is limited. Call 334-293-8805 to register or visit www.jackson.org/events.
10th Anniversary Jewish Food Festival
Temple Beth Or, 2246 Narrow Lane Rd.
Enjoy pastries such as rugelach, strudel and mondel bread; hot plates of brisket or pastrami; matzo ball soup; potato latkes; and quajado (spinach pie). Also, “imported” from New York are cheesecakes from the famous Carnegie Deli and sold by the slice or cake. While at the festival, visit the Treasure Market and stop by the Temple Beth Or Gift Shop, which has a wonderful selection of jewelry and other gifts. Children activities include face painting. Admission and parking free. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, visit www.templebethor.net.
Live at 5! Skyline Terrace Open to the Public
February 28 Capital City Club
This new tradition gives the public the chance to relax at a sophisticated bar with world-class service at the highest altitude in Montgomery. For $10, enjoy this happy-hour style event with live entertainment, drink specials and complimentary hors d’oeuvres prepared by Executive Chef Michael Schwartz (the event is free for CCC members). 5 to 7 p.m. Reservations are appreciated but not required; call 334-834-8920.
How Bazaar! MMFA’s Bazaar d’ArtThis unique silent auction offers the opportunity to purchase original artwork and other great items formerly displayed in some of the finest homes in Montgomery. The auction items will open for bidding in the Museum Galleries on Thursday, February 21 for those who are unable to attend the March 7 event or who want to get a jump start on the action. The opening bids will be buyer-friendly and the selection will be large enough to enhance a single wall or an entire house. Cost is $50 per person and includes cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. 7 to 10 p.m. For more information or to make your reservation, call 334-240-4333 or visit www.mmfa.org.
Montgomery Museum of Art