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Montgomery Flimp Festival

  • Date: 05/05/2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Don’t miss this family-friendly day of fun featuring hands-on artmaking projects, a treasure hunt through the galleries, the ever-popular chalk art contest, food, entertainment from Booker T. Washington Magnet High School with dance, theatrical, and musical performances, and more!

This year’s theme will be Gulf Coast Jubilee, inspired by our exhibitions Journey of the Islander: The Life and Art of Walter Inglis Anderson and Natural Wonders: The Art of Jacqueline Bishop and Douglas Bourgeois.

$3 children
$5 adults
$15 for a family

Free to Museum members, City and County employees, and active duty military and their immediate family. Credit cards accepted.

Parking is free and widely available.


Enjoy a variety of concessions including hot dogs, pizza, and BBQ.  Soft drinks and bottled water are also available for purchase.

That’s My Dog (credit cards accepted)
Marco’s Pizza
Southern Smokeshack BBQ (credit cards accepted)
Nancy’s Italian Ice – All sales benefit BTW (cash only)

Schedule of Events
 Parking Lot
 10AM Registration for the Do-Dah Pet Parade
 10:30AM Do-Dah Pet Parade with BTW First Line Band
 11AM Announcement of Do-Dah Pet Parade Winners
 Ongoing Nature Watch Drawing Station (Outdoor Tent 1)
 Ongoing Rubber Stamp Landscapes (Outdoor Tent 2)
 Ongoing Face Painting and Henna Tattoos
 Ongoing Adoption Drive – Montgomery Humane Society
 Ongoing Instrument Petting Zoo – Montgomery Symphony Orchestra
 Main Stage in front of the Museum
 10:45AM BTW Choral Performance
 11:45AM BTW Dance Performance
 1PM Announcement of Chalk Art and Writing Competition Winners
 1:15PM BTW Musical Theatre Performance
 Lake Stage on the Museum’s Terrace
 10AM BTW Strings Performance
 11:15AM BTW Concert Band Performance
 Noon BTW Piano Performance
 1:30PM BTW Show Band Performance

 Inside the Museum
 10:30AM Morning Rhythms – Beatin’ Path Rhythm Events (Lowder Gallery)
 11:15AM Natural Music Making: Exploring our Environment – Beatin’ Path Rhythm Events (Lowder Gallery)
 Noon Fam Jam! – Beatin’ Path Rhythm Events (Lowder Gallery)
 12:45PM Natural Music Making: Exploring our Environment – Beatin’ Path Rhythm Events (Lowder Gallery)
 1:30PM Fam Jam! – Beatin’ Path Rhythm Events (Lowder Gallery)
 Ongoing Under the Sea Watercolors (Studio 1)
 Ongoing Winged Insect Wash and Reveal (Studio 2)
 Ongoing Pirate-themed Treasure Hunt
 Ongoing Winning Entries of the Writing Competition
 Ongoing Costume Trunk – Alabama Shakespeare Festival (Orientation Circle)Do-Dah Pet Parade 

Kick off the Festival on Saturday, May 5 at 10 AM at the Do-Dah Pet Parade! First and second place prizes will be awarded in adult and child categories, in addition, one prize will be awarded based on the costume that best embodies this year’s Gulf Coast Jubilee theme.

Following the Parade, the Montgomery Humane Society will be on site with dogs available for adoption. Keep an eye out for the green “Adopt Me” bandanas! The Museum will also be collecting new or used towels, washable toys, dog and cat treats, bleach, and paper towels. If you would like to donate any of these items, please bring them to the Do-Dah Pet Parade Tent between 10AM to 2PM.

Participation in the Do-Dah Pet Parade is free with your Flimp Festival admission.

Do-Dah Sponsors
The Museum is grateful to Carriage Hills Animal Hospital & Pet Resort, Groomin’ Tails Pet Salon, and The Backyard Dog Wash.

Pre-registration is encouraged. Please note, in order to participate, you must show proof of current rabies vaccination on the day of the event.

Pre-Register Online

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