What’s Happening at Lake Martin this Weekend

Springhouse Restaurant

Lucky enough to be at Lake Martin for Memorial Day weekend? Here’s what’s happening this weekend. Plus, a cocktail recipe from Springhouse Restaurant to kick off summer and get the party started!

RXR Fest

May 24 – 25 | Russell Crossroads | Free
Enjoy music on The Town Green at Russell Crossroads May 24 & May 25. Bring your chairs and coolers and join your family and friends for a fun-filled time. For the schedule and a listen to the amazing bands in the lineup here.

Raptors on Display

Friday, May 24: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 25: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday, May 27: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Get up close and personal with birds of prey at the Naturalist’s Cabin during the RXR Fest. The resident naturalist will be on hand to discuss the variety of species living in Russell Forest. She’ll share tips for how to attract certain types of birds to your yard, and what to do if you’re trying to discourage them from nesting or destroying your property. Bring your bird questions and your camera!

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Yoga on the Green

May 25 | 7 a.m. – 8 a.m. | Russell Crossroads
Join the Yoga gang Saturday morning on the Town Green at Russell Crossroads. All levels are welcome!

SpringHouse Sunday Night Supper

May 26 | 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. | SpringHouse | $50
Sunday Night Supper is a departure from the typical night at Springhouse. On this night, Chef Rob McDaniel serves his fresh fare family-style. Doors open for cocktails and mingling at 6:00 pm with food served at 6:30 pm. Limited to 80 guests, the cost is $50++ per person (not to include alcohol, which is charged by consumption), and $25++ per person for children under 12. For reservations, call SpringHouse at 256-215-7080.

Refreshing summer cocktail by Scott Burlingame, bar manager at SpringHouse Restaurant

Here Comes The Sun

Scott Burlingame, bar manager at SpringHouse, shares this bright and fresh beverage to bring on the sun because SUMMER IS HERE!

1.5 oz Bombay Dry Gin
1.5 oz Fresh Citrus
1.25 oz Housemade Orange Marmalade*
3 dashes Angostura Bitters

Stir all ingredients in a mixing glass.
Strain and pour beverage, garnish with a twist of orange.

*You can use store bought marmalade or make your own with this recipe.

Cheers to summer sunshine and good times at the lake!

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