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11/19: Lecrae on the Anomaly Tour:
Civic Center, Downtown Mobile: Lecrae, an authentic hip hop artist who isn’t shy about his faith (and also has won a Grammy) is on tour in Mobile with an also popular artist on his label, Andy Mineo. There are still a few tickets left!
11/20: Celebrate Hope:
Mitchell Center Institute, 1660 Springhill Ave.:Celebrating its 6th year, Celebrate Hope showcases the culinary talents of local chefs and caterers and pairs each dish with a carefully selected wine and craft beer provided by local distributors. In its 5-year history, Celebrate Hope has sold out to a crowd of 700+ guests and has generated more than $1.4 million in net revenue to support cancer research at the Mitchell Cancer Institute, the Gulf Coast’s only academic cancer research facility.
11/20: Premier Screening of The Great Invisible:
Saenger Theater, Downtown Mobile: see the Mobile premiere screening of The Great Invisible! Followed by Q&A with filmmaker Margaret Brown & Special Guests! Buy your tickets now.
11/21: Lighting of the Trees:
Bienville Square, downtown Mobile: The City welcomes in the holiday season with pictures with Santa, live music and much more. Shop in our merry market, enjoy live entertainment. Be sure to be there by 6 p.m., as we kick off the holiday season when the Mayor and Santa light up the tree at 6:10 p.m.!
11/22: The Mobile International Festival:
After celebrating its 25th anniversary in Mobile in 2008, the Festival returns for another 25 years of serving up the diversity of Mobile’s flavors and cultures. The Mobile Civic Center will host the event that brings the sights, sounds and tastes of the world together in one place! Come out and join in the cultural festivities during this three day event.
11/22: Hazardous Waste Collection Event:
The Grounds, Mobile: Ok, so it’s not exactly a party, but we found this to be important for you to know about. Have chemicals, paints, old electronics that you don’t know what to do with? Don’t throw these hazards away. Bring them to the Grounds to be disposed of for FREE.
11/22: Brookley 5k:
Brookley Complex: Runners and walkers of all ages and stages of fitness take off at the Airbus 5K On the Runway hosted by the Mobile Airport Authority (MAA) Foundation benefitting the restoration of Doyle Park on Saturday, November 22 with a 4 p.m. twilight start at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley, also the One-Mile Fun Run at the Runway gets all engines going at 3:30 p.m. just before the big race with a one-miler down the newly paved Broad Street.
11/22: Run your Stache off Run 5k:
Downtown Mobile, O’Daly’s Irish Pub: Providing a runner’s delight and raise money for two great causes – Movember and the Friends of Doyle Park. Movember Foundation challenges men to grow moustaches during Movember (formerly known as November), to spark conversation and raise vital funds for its men’s health programs.
Upcoming: 11/27: Turkey Trot for Hope
Spanish Plaza, Downtown Mobile: Go for a 5k Run and then stuff yourself with turkey? Why not? It benefits Camp Rap-A-Hope. The 5k will start at 8:00am and run along a certified 5k course (AL08033JD). The Gobble Wobble fun run is less than a mile and will begin at 9:00am.
Upcoming: 12/4: Wine Down and Ugly Sweater Competition:
History Museum of Mobile, Downtown Mobile: Been looking for a place to sport that ugly sweater and even get complimented for it? Look no further. The United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) will be hosting a wine tasting and an ugly holiday sweater contest at the Mobile Museum of History from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. All proceeds from the Wine Down will benefit Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library of Mobile County, which provides carefully selected, age-appropriate books free to eligible homes with children under the age of five.