FOLEY, Ala. - The Foley Red Hat Society planed a "Paint the Town Red" weekend from April 24 to April 26. And the news in The Town Talk section of the newspaper "Pensacola Red Hatters (Acabaretlady) win prizes in Foley competition:"
To kickoff the weekend festivities all the ladies will attended the Music and Movie in Heritage Park where there was a hula-hoop contest and twisting. The theme for the evening is 1950s and the ladies wore proper attired in our purple poodle skirts.
Friday evening was an Elvis concert by tribute artist Shane Tucker, Red Hat members only. The concert was at the Foley Civic Center.
On Saturday, the Red Hat Parade rolled through downtown Foley. After the parade the ladies won prizes for best float and attended a fashion show. There were over 300 ladies participating. There were Chapters from Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida and all over Alabama traveling to Foley to take part in the weekend's events.
This was a special weekend for the "A Cabaret ladies," Red Hatters Chapter of Pensacola who took both 1st prize for table decoration and 2nd place for the best Float decoration. Thanks to our creative members. We Painted The Town Red. This celebration is an annual event of The Red Hat Society's Birthday. This year marks the tenth anniversary of the national Red Hat Society.
The festivities were a three-day weekend event; including a great Elvis impression concert a the Civic Center , a movie in the park and a parade through the streets of Foley. Groups from all over both Florida and Alabama participated. Dinner and socializing were enjoyed by all.