What’s Happening the Week of 9/21/2016

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in RunDown | No Comments

Connecting our Citizens through local events.  Each week we check calendar events in Mobile, Alabama so you don’t have to.

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Featured Photo: Congratulations to the nominees for the Christie Miree USA National Alumni Association Outstanding Employee Award for excellent service provided to patients, students, alumni and others! USA Medical Center honored them at a breakfast and thanked them for all they do for USA Health. Photo Credit: University of South Alabama Medical Center.

CONTEST TIME! WIN 2 FREE ENTRIES TO THE AIRBUS 5K ON THE RUNWAY AT BROOKLEY THIS SATURDAY!

DO SOME GOOD- Mobile Mystery Dinners is hosting a benefit for a local family in need whose father has lost his job and is healing from severe burns from an accident. All proceeds from the event will benefit the family. The Mobile Mystery Dinners present “Next of Kin” this Friday, September 23rd at 7pm at Azalea Manor. Performance and dinner are always spectacular. 21+ event, tickets can be purchased here.

9/22: Danielle Juzan Dog Park Grand Opening
Thursday – 11am, Crawford-Murphy Park
Exciting news! Hagan Fence and the City of Mobile are putting the finishing touches on the new Danielle Juzan Dog Park that our community’s generous donations helped make possible. All are welcome to join in on the grand opening celebration this Thursday and enjoy the park! BBQ lunch provided by Hagan Fence Company.

9/22: Exhalte’ Refined Awareness Event
Thursday – 6-9pm, The Locale
Exhalte’ Magazine is hosting an evening of fun and fashion to honor local charities. Enjoy a Couture Runway show with local Gulf Coast designers, Hors d’oeuvres, live music and more! Every cause has an awareness color and tonight is your chance to wear that color in support of any cause that is near and dear to you! Come and enjoy an evening of inspiration. $10 per person.

9/23-9/23: Vintage Market Days
Friday-Sunday – 10am-5pm, The Grounds
Vintage Market Days is an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more. Admission for all weekend and Friday is $10, Single Day Admission is $5. Children 12 and under are free!

9/23: Taste of the Eastern Shore
Friday – 7pm, Daphne Civic Center
Restaurants, Markets and Buffalo Rock will be on full display for an evening to benefit Daphne High School organizations such as Band, Swimming, Choir and Cross Country. Tickets are $25, 19+ event.

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9/24-9/25: 28th Annual Jubilee Festival
Saturday & Sunday -10am-5pm, Downtown Daphne
Presented by the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce, the 28th Annual Jubilee Festival is an Eastern Shore Tradition in Olde Towne Daphne, celebrating the community with arts & crafts, entertainment and great food. The Kids Art Park is also a favorite year after year, allowing your young artist to express themselves.

9/24: Rockin’ in the Courtyard
Saturday – 10am-7pm, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center
The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center is celebrating the grand opening of two new exhibits: Guitar: The Instrument Who Rocked The World exhibit and It’s Always Rock and Roll: The Work of Photojournalist Janet Macoska. In celebration of the Science of Art and Music, the Exploreum has planned a day full of live music, family friendly music and science activities, food trucks, new IMAX film (Dinosaurs Alive!) and more! The Courtyard starts rockin’ at 11am with a music line-up the includes The Mulligan Brothers, Lee Yankie, The Real Hooks, Marlow Boys and Stereo Dogs. Get your tickets now!

9/24: Airbus 5K on The Runway
Saturday – 4pm, Brookley
The 3rd annual Airbus 5K on the Runway presented by the Mobile Airport Authority Foundation and Airbus will take flight Saturday afternoon! The Kid Zone opens at 4pm, 1 mile Fun Run starts at 5:30pm, 5K starts at 6pm and the post-race party starts at 6:30pm. Get the entire family out for an afternoon of fun and fitness!

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9/24: Taste of the Bayou
Saturday – 6-10pm, Bayou La Batre Community Center
Come out and enjoy the Taste of the Bayou! Teams will compete for the ultimate Taste of the Bayou Title with locally prepared seafood dishes using Bayou Seafood.

9/27: Out to Lunch Mobile
Tuesday – 11:30am, Spot of Tea
The Women’s Business Alliance is hosting its monthly business lunch. Women are welcome to come network with other like-minded ladies in the business world. $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Bring business cards!

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What’s Happening in Mobile the Week of 9/14/2016

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016 in RunDown | No Comments

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Featured Photo: This past Saturday’s Make-A-Wish Foundation’s Wish Upon A Crawl Pub Crawl was a huge success. The event was put on by members of the Make-A-Wish Junior Council. Pictured- Rebecca Murphy, Dylan Sherrod, Candice York, Catherine Mackey, Natalie Wynn, Katherine Thomas, Shannon Lynch and Ashley Anne Hamby at Wintzell’s Oyster House. Photo Credit: Facebook.com

CONTEST TIME!!  WIN RACE ENTRY FOR UP TO 5 PEOPLE FOR THIS SATURDAY’S ST. JUDE RUN/WALK TO END CHILDHOOD CANCER! GET 5 FRIENDS TOGETHER AND MAKE A TEAM!!

DO SOME GOOD- Build a team, build something amazing! Companies, schools and churches all across town are getting ready for One Mobile’s annual Food Fight canned good construction competition. They’ll be gathering donations for Feeding the Gulf Coast, then using them to build amazing structures and sculptures that will be displayed at the Greater Gulf State Fair (Oct 28 – Nov 6). Show us what your crew can do! Register here by THIS FRIDAY to reserve your spot in the build-off. Keep Doing Good, Mobile!

9/14: Fairhope Brewing Tap Takeover
Wednesday – 7pm, The Haberdasher
Come join Fairhope Brewery and The Haberdasher as they host our local brewery and taste a variety of beers, including several that aren’t widely available outside of the taproom at the brewery itself. Some of the Fairhope Crew will be in attendance with free swag and the Hab kitchen will of couse be open and serving up some delicious grub to wash down with your Fairhope brews. Featured beers are Vitamin C (pale ale with orange zest), Cougar (sour ale with strawberry and basil), Lil Poison Brown Ale, Basil Instinct (saison with basil), (Take the) Causeway IPA and Judge Roy Bean (stout with local coffee added).

9/15: University of Mobile Art Talk
Thursday – 1pm, University of Mobile.
Birmingham native Anne Hebert speaks at Art Talk on the campus of University of Mobile. Art Talk is the chance to bring the community together and discuss artists and their works. Art Talk is located in the Marilyn Foley Art Gallery in the Ben May Building. Free Admission.

9/15: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Thursday – 5:30-9pm, Daphne Civic Center
This “must do” event is an evening for ladies 21 years of age and older complete with heavy hors d’oeuvres from local area chefs and restaurants, McTini’s, and an unforgettable evening of manicures, make-overs, shopping and more! Purse-Onalities will be available at the 2016 Girls Just Wanna Have Fun event – and are sure to be enjoyed by all! Each year, a limited number of purses are available for this event which always creates a ‘shopping frenzy!’ Don’t miss out, purchase your event & Purse-Onality tickets today!

9/15: Art Works: The Throwdown 5
Thursday – 6-9pm, Mobile Arts Council
This one-of-a-kind silent auction/loud party features a competition like none other seen in Mobile. Inspired by concepts from some of TV’s most-loved competition shows, Mobile Arts Council has drafted five artists to compete in a battle of creativity (think Chopped and Iron Chef). This year’s challengers are local artists Josh Ashley, Ian Glass, Ardith Goodwin, Melissa Munger and Devlin Wilson. Each contestant will be given a box containing pre-selected unknown items, a shared supply closet, and 90 minutes to create new works of art. These masterpieces will be sold in a live auction at the end of the evening. While watching the competition and bidding, party goers can enjoy dancing to the spins of local D.J. Hot Lobster, food, plenty of beer and wine! Get your tickets now!

9/17-9/18: Space USA
Saturday & Sunday – 9am-9pm, Mobile Convention Center
The traveling space exhibition by Apollo Spiritum will be in Mobile this weekend! Bring the family out to explore this great exhibit of all things Space! Attendees will get to experience training similar to what astronauts go through. See rocket boosters, obstacle courses, simulators, space shuttle models and more!!

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9/17: St. Jude Run/Walk to End Childhood Cancer
Saturday – 7:30am, USS Alabama Battleship
St. Jude needs you to lace up those shoes and hit the pavement this weekend for their Run/Walk to end childhood cancer. Walk or Fun Run ages 6 and up is $10 and age 5 and below are free. Free parking at the Battleship before 8am. Run/Walk starts at 8:30.

9/17: 29th Annual Alabama Coastal CleanUp
Saturday – 8am-12pm, Mobile and Baldwin Counties
Show your support and concern for Alabama’s waterways by participating in the 29th Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup! You or your organization can make a difference by volunteering to clean up our cherished coastal area. In its twenty-eight year effort to clean up the coast, over 83,000 volunteers have removed more than 1.5 million pounds of trash from Alabama’s valued coastline and waterways. Join us this year as we continue to make Alabama the Beautiful! Supplies are limited. Come prepared with sunscreen, a hat, gloves, shoes and lots of water. It gets HOT!

9/17: Herb Day 2016
Saturday – 9am, Mobile Botanical Gardens
Gulf Coast Herb Society and Mobile Botanical Gardens brings you Herb Day 2016. Admission is $30 and includes lunch, info packet, door prizes, and more. Featured presenters include Mobile Botanical Gardens, Gulf Coast Herb Society, and Mobile County Master Gardeners with delectable dishes from their cookbooks featuring favorite herbs such as mint, parsley, basil, thyme, and lemon balm. Also featuring the Montrose Garden Club and the 2016 Herb of the Year, peppers! Seating is limited and pre-registration is required.

9/17: The Whatever Gathering
Saturday – 9am-4pm, City Hope Church Mobile
Join Whatever Girls Ministry to discover true beauty, value, and purpose in Christ. This will be an awesome gathering of middle and high school girls and their mothers. We will have special guest speakers Miss Florida 2015 Mary Katherine Fechtel and Stylist Coach Wendi Braswell. Fashion shows, praise and worship, food trucks and philanthropic market shopping!

9/17: Live to the Beat
Saturday, 11am-1pm, St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church
Live To The Beat, a campaign sponsored by Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC, is coming to Mobile to inspire, educate and empower African Americans to help prevent heart failure and confidently take control of their heart health. Join us for an interactive community event hosted by Saint Peter Missionary Baptist Church, which will feature a live panel discussion with local health care providers and community leaders, a Southern-style heart-healthy food tasting and a fun “photo-booth” style area. RSVP at LiveToTheBeat-Mobile@edelman.com.

 

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9/18: The Market at the Pillars
Sunday – 12-4pm, The Pillars
The weather is getting cooler and that means holiday shopping is right around the corner! Come get a head start at the this Sunday’s Market at the Pillars. Local vendors, food, drinks and local music will be on hand! Free admission!

9/18: Sunday Sounds
Sunday – 2-7pm, Moe’s Original Bar B Que Downtown
Sunday Sounds is a monthly concert series presented by 251Now. It’s a great networking event highlighting local talent, local beer, and local food! This month’s event wil be held at Moe’s Original Bar B Que Downtown with music from Yeah, Probably, John Martin Davis Band, and Phil & Foster! This event is free of charge.

9/21: A Tour of the Wallace Tunnel
Wednesday – 9:15am, Historic Mobile Preservation Society
Tour the Wallace Tunnel! After light refreshments at the Cox-Deasy Cottage, the tour will leave from the HMPS campus, 300 Oakleigh Place, at 9:45 a.m. and caravan over for the 10 a.m. tour. The tour will be led by members of the Alabama Department of Transportation staff and include a visit to the control room and a guided walking tour of the interior of the tunnel. Steep stairs are a part of this tour, so please dress casually, with comfortable shoes. Admission is $10 for all HMPS members and $25 for non-members. Reservations are required. All proceeds will benefit the HMPS’s new youth education program.

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9/24-9/25: 28th Annual Jubilee Festival
Saturday & Sunday -10am-5pm, Downtown Daphne
Presented by the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce, the 28th Annual Jubilee Festival is an Eastern Shore Tradition in Olde Towne Daphne, celebrating the community with arts & crafts, entertainment and great food. The Kids Art Park is also a favorite year after year, allowing your young artist to express themselves.

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What’s Happening in Mobile the Week of 9/6/2016

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Featured Photo: Mayor Sandy Stimpson met with DeMarcus Cousins, NBA player and Olympic gold medalist as he returned home this week. DeMarcus is back and planning to hold camps for local youth groups.  Photo Credit: Sandy Stimpson | Facebook.com

DO SOME GOOD- Louisiana flood victims STILL need your help! The clean up is hardly over and families have been left without homes, cars, jobs and schools. Donations are being accepted at Mike Ward’s Liberty Safes at Moffett and I-65 for the entire month of September. Items needed include- bottled water, diapers, toothpaste, trash bags, toilet paper, paper towels. Clothing and food products are not being accepted at this time. Keep Doing Good, Mobile.

9/7: The Classic Wines of Wilson Daniels
Wednesday – 6:30pm, Red or White
Join Red or White Wine & Gourmet Center invites you to join them for An Evening to Remember with the Classic Wines of Wilson Daniels. Red, White and Rose wines will be paired with hors d’ourvres. $60 per person, 21+ event, call 251.478.9494 to reserve your spot!

9/7: Wine Tasting
Wednesday – 6:30pm, Fairways Indoor Golf Club
Fairways Indoor Golf Club welcomes you to come enjoy an evening of New Zealand wines and music from Brett LaGrave. Certified Wine Specialist, Donnie D’Aquin will be on hand to answer any questions you may have! $12 per person, 21+ event.

9/8: Miranda Lambert
Thursday – 7pm, The Wharf
Miranda Lambert is bringing her Keeper of the Flame Tour with special guest, Kip Moore & Brothers Osborne to The Amphitheater at The Wharf. Tickets still available! Don’t miss the show the rest of the country is raving about! Miranda Lambert never disappoints!

 

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9/9-9/10: 4th Annual Bulls on the Beach
Friday – 7:30pm, Flora-Bama
The end of Summer may be upon us but Flora-Bama is always having fun on the beach! Join hundreds of your best friends this weekend for Bulls on the Beach. Enjoy two nights of adrenaline-filled bull riding! Friday & Saturday night’s high-energy, rock-and-roll rodeo will feature professional bull riders from across the Southeast. A portion of proceeds from this event will be donated to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

9/9: LoDa ArtWalk
Friday – 6-9pm, Downtown Mobile
It’s the second Friday of the month and this September’s ArtWalk is set to be the best ArtWalk of the year. The weather looks cooler and clear! Come check out your favorite downtown art galleries, restaurants, boutiques and sweet treat shops! If you bring your furry friends along with you, the Riverview Plaza Hotel is holding a special Doggy Happy Hour during the hours of ArtWalk.

9/9: LuLaRoe & Polish Boutique Pop Up
Friday – 6-8pm, Moe’s Original Bar B Que
LuLaRoe and Polish Boutique have paired up for a fun fashionable Pop Up during ArtWalk. LuLaRoe is a  comfortable, on-trend clothing line designed for women of all ages and sizes!Hundreds of pieces of clothing to choose from and you will be able to try-on the pieces and take them home with you that same night! Sizes XXS – 3XL dresses, tops, skirts, leggings (and little girls & tween leggings and girls dresses!) And Polish will be there with their Fashion Truck!

9/9: Zinger’s Comedy Night
Friday – 7:30pm & 9:30pm, Azalea Manor
Zingers Comedy Date Night returns to Azalea Manor with comedy shows starring Joe Hobby, from Comedy Central, the Tonight Show, TNN and Showtime. The evening will kick off with a 7:30 pm show, followed by a second show at 9:30. The menu for the evening will made special by Naman’s Catering, and accompanied by a full service bar. Bring your date, be entertained by a hysterical comedian, and enjoy along with great food and specialty drinks.  Seating is limited. The tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

 

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9/10: Hurricane 5K and Fun Run
Saturday – 8am, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Beautifully flat certified 5K (AL13028JD) course that starts and finishes at the Dauphin Island Estuarium on the east end of Dauphin Island and winds through the island’s residential neighborhoods. Fun Run approximately ½ mile. Post-race party with food, beverages (including beer), and awards. Get race season started off right with this one!

9/10: Wish Upon A Crawl
Saturday – 12-6pm, Downtown Mobile
Join the Make A Wish Foundation for “Wish Upon A Crawl” Mobile’s only pub crawl for a cause hosted by the Alabama Gulf Coast Junior Council of Make-A-Wish Alabama. Crawlers will make stops at Wintzell’s Oyster House, O’Daly’s, Moe’s BBQ, The Bike Shop and The Garage. The first 100 crawlers will get a free koozie. The event will feature door prizes, drink specials, bar games, music and more, all while helping the children with life-threatening medical conditions in Alabama. Registration will be held at Wintzell’s from 11AM to noon the day of the event.

 

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What’s Happening in Mobile, AL the Week of 8/31/2016

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Featured Photo: These weekend warriors survived 72 hours of business start up madness! Startup Weekend Mobile was a hugely successful event where individuals pitched their business ideas, ideas got picked and teams were made. 2 days later, a business was born! Teams ranged from high-school students to retired business men. In the end, the team that took 1st place was Conference Cash, a business who wants to make conferences and expos more fun for everyone. Good job to each team who was part of this event! Photo Credit: Startup Weekend Mobile | Azalea Project

DO SOME GOOD- Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Generations has partnered with New Story to provide a home for a family in El Salvador. They have pledged to raise $6,000 which will cover the cost of an entire house. Please join them in their mission to give back to a family in need. Also note that 100% of your donation will go directly toward building a home and will not be eaten up in administration fees. Click here to donate! Keep Doing Good, Mobile!

8/31: Ladies Night and Merry Market
Wednesday – 6pm, The Merry Widow
The monthly market is back! The Merry Widow is hosting a market full of vendors. Come on downtown and enjoy drinks and shopping with your girlfriends! Vendors change monthly but include clothing, jewelry, art, baked goods and everything in between!

9/1: 18th Annual Chef Challenge
Thursday – 6pm, Alabama Cruise Terminal
Sponsored by World Omni Financial Corp., the annual Chef Challenge event kicks off Hunger Action Month in order to raise awareness for those struggling with hunger along the Gulf Coast. Guests will enjoy tastings of dishes from local chefs and restaurants as Chefs compete to win votes for the night’s best dish. Live entertainment by Roman Street, a vast silent auction, and complimentary beer, wine and spirits are also part of the event.Tickets are $60 per person.

9/1: Miles at the Museum
Thursday – 6pm, Mobile Museum of Art
As the summer comes to an end, Fleet Feet Mobile is moving their weekly runs back on the other side of I-65. Come get your miles in and enjoy the monthly Night Market at the Mobile Museum of Art. Multiple routes around Municipal Park available. Ben’s Burga Kaboose, Yellowhammer Coffee and Whole Foods Market will be on hand for after-race refreshments!

 

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9/2: Sister Hazel
Friday – 8:30pm, Soul Kitchen
Platinum-selling group,  Sister Hazel, will be performing at Soul Kitchen. Fans can expect a high energy show with some brand-new Sister Hazel songs like “Kiss Me Without Whiskey” and “That Kind of Beautiful” as well as popular fan favorites like “All For You.” Get your tickets now before they sell out!! $20 in advance, $25 day of show. Under 18 permitted with parent. Performing as part of the Miller Lite Concert Series.

9/3: First Football Weekend
Saturday – All Day
It’s here, it’s here, it’s finally here! Get game day ready because collegiate football kicks off this weekend and we can hardly contain ourselves! Our local South Alabama Jags take on Mississippi State at 3pm, Alabama is traveling all the way to Arlington, TX to bring the Tide down on USC at 7pm, and then Auburn Fans get ready to see the Tigers vs Tigers at 8pm. All games can be caught on ESPN!

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9/6: Beer, Bands & Bingo
Tuesday – 6pm, Moes Original Bar B Que Downtown
Get ready to take on the rest of the restaurant this Tuesday with Beer, Bands & Bingo with special guest Tim Kinsey. Get there early and get the good seats upfront!

Upcoming Event:
9/10: Wish Upon A Crawl
Saturday – 12-6pm, Downtown Mobile
Join the Make A Wish Foundation for “Wish Upon A Crawl” Mobile’s only pub crawl for a cause hosted by the Alabama Gulf Coast Junior Council of Make-A-Wish Alabama. Crawlers will make stops at Wintzell’s Oyster House, O’Daly’s, Moe’s BBQ, The Bike Shop and The Garage. The first 100 crawlers will get a free koozie. The event will feature door prizes, drink specials, bar games, music and more, all while helping the children with life-threatening medical conditions in south Alabama. Registration will be held at Wintzell’s from 11AM to noon the day of the event.

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What’s Happening in Mobile, AL the Week of 8/24/2016

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Featured Photo: It’s Bid Day at The University of South Alabama! 5 Sororities got to welcome their newest pledges today! Bid Day is a tradition among sororities and fraternities on college campuses all over the world. Today the ladies of Alpha Gamma Delta, Kappa Delta, Chi Omega, Phi Mu and Alpha Omicron Pi celebrate a new class! Photo Credit: The University of South Alabama

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8/25: Chamber of Commerce Business Expo
Thursday –  12-5pm, Mobile Convention Center
The 2016 Business Expo, presented by Infirmary Occupational Health and iHealthy, gives Mobile Area Chamber members an opportunity to showcase their products and services at the area’s largest business-to-business trade show.Don’t miss the Chamber’s Business Expo Luncheon kicking off an exciting day of networking. Join local and regional business and community leaders and elected officials at the luncheon featuring Monty Hamilton, CEO of Rural Sourcing Inc. (RSI) as the keynote speaker. The cost is $5 general admission and includes giveaways, food samples, beverages, and more.

8/25: End of Summer Night 5K Trail Fun Run
Thursday – 7:45pm, USA Intramural Fields
Presented by Run-N-Tri, the End of Summer Night 5K Trail Fun Run is a great way to get in a workout in the trails of South Alabama. The entry is FREE but donations of canned goods are requested. Get there early so you know all the rules and stay late so you don’t miss the raffle and door prizes! Bring a friend and some glow sticks!

8/26-8/27: Living Proof Live with Beth Moore
Friday-Saturday, USA Mitchell Center
Join best-selling author Beth Moore at a Living Proof Live event and see how one weekend can change your life. Living Proof Live is a powerful event for women seeking after God with all their hearts and souls and strength. It’s an event of in-depth biblical teaching, prayer, and encouragement from best-selling author and Bible teacher, Beth Moore. Tickets still available!

8/26-8/28: Startup Weekend Mobile
Friday- Sunday, Hargrove Engineers + Constructors
Startup Weekend is part business pitch competition, part educational experience. This Techstars program is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs and has hosted almost 3,000 challenging, high-energy events in 150 countries. The event kicks off on a Friday night, when participants from all different walks of life will each be given just 60 seconds to pitch an idea for a business they are interested in starting from scratch. Only the top ideas will move forward, but participants whose ideas aren’t selected will still be in for an intense weekend. Startup Weekend Mobile will run continuously from the evening of Friday through Sunday  and all meals are included in the ticket price.

 

 

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8/27-8/21: Mobile BayBears vs. Montgomery Biscuits
Saturday- Wednesday, Hank Aaron Stadium
This is it! Your last weekend of home games for the BayBears! It’s been an incredible season and it’s coming to a close. Enjoy some of the best ballpark food in town and watch our hometown team take down the Biscuits! Baby Bear sightings, Fireworks and a chance to catch a pop fly are all on the agenda at a BayBears game! Come join the fun!

8/27: Bootcamp at the Square
Saturday – 8:30 & 9:30am, Cathedral Square
Hillcrest Fit Body Boot Camp is hosting 2 open workouts at Cathedral Square! Come check out what Fit Body Boot Camp is all about! Both workouts are free and open to the public. Bring a friend, water bottle, towel and exercise mat and join the fun! All non-members will receive a free week of classes and will be entered to win a free month membership! Come get your sweat on!

8/27: Mobile Bay Gridiron Challenge
Saturday – 1-9pm, Ladd-Peebles Stadium
Presented by the Mobile Sports Authority and Mobile Leadership Series, the 2016 Mobile Bay Gridiron Challenge brings together some of the nation’s highest recruited athletes and their respective high schools. Come out and see talent from all over the Southeast.

8/27: THE FEVER at The Grounds Banquet Draw Down
Saturday – 5pm, The Grounds
THE FEVER, a local hunting, fishing and outdoors enthusiast group, is holding its first Draw Down Banquet at The Grounds. The evening includes the Draw Down, catered meal from Naman’s Catering, Drinks and tons of vendors to check out! Tickets are $100 per couple and covers everything! 21 and up event.

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8/27: Dauphin Street Beer Fest
Saturday – 6pm, Lower Dauphin Street
The 19th Annual Dauphin Street Beer Fest brings together local bars, restaurants and venues for a pub crawl style sampling of over 90 craft beers, One ticket gets you into all 30 of the participating locations. Beer Fest is a 21 and over only event. Tickets must be purchased in person at a participating location.

8/27: A Ramblin’ Night at The Steeple
Saturday – 7pm, The Steeple on St. Francis
Join The Steeple and The Southern Rambler for a night a music at Downtown’s hottest newly renovated venue! Shawn Mullins, The Mulligan Brothers and Eric Erdman are taking the stage all night for one very needed cause– all to raise money for benches at the bus stops for The Wave, our local transportation service. General admission tickets are still available and start at $35.

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9/2: Sister Hazel
Friday – 8:30pm, Soul Kitchen
Platinum-selling group,  Sister Hazel, will be performing at Soul Kitchen. Fans can expect a high energy show with some brand-new Sister Hazel songs like “Kiss Me Without Whiskey” and “That Kind of Beautiful” as well as popular fan favorites like “All For You.” Get your tickets now before they sell out!! $20 in advance, $25 day of show. Under 18 permitted with parent. Performing as part of the Miller Lite Concert Series.

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What’s Happening the Week of 8/17/2016 in Mobile, AL

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Featured Photo: Local Mobilian, LaShoundra Holmes Young (pictured 2nd from left), graces the cover of the September issue of Redbook Magazine. Young was selected as a winner for the Inspiring Real Women Style Award. She was up against women from all over the country. We happen to think they could not have awarded a more perfect candidate. Read more on here story here! Congrats LaShoundra! Photo Credit: Redbook Magazine | LaShoundra Holmes Young

CONTEST TIME! WIN 2 FREE TICKETS TO THE 4TH ANNUAL GIRLS OF FALL EVENT THIS THURSDAY NIGHT! LADIES CLICK HERE AND ENTER FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN!

Do Some Good!
Rain came our way last week but it was nothing like what our neighbors in Baton Rouge experienced. Homes, businesses, schools and hospitals were flooded with over 3 trillion tons of water and some lost everything. Let’s help them out! You can donate non-perishable food, paper products, cleaning products and water bottles to Dauphin Way United Methodist Church between now and Friday. Keep Doing Good, Mobile!
When you see someone doing good in Mobile, share it and tag it!  #DoSomeGoodMobile

8/17: One Song, One Meal – A Karaoke Night
Wednesday – 5-8pm, Azalea Manor
Presented by 251Now, One Song One Meal is a an evening of fun, drinks, eats and music provided by YOU! Come sing your karaoke-loving heart out and give back at the same time! Proceeds benefit One Meal Mobile.

8/18: Girls of Fall
Thursday – 5:30pm, Mobile Convention Center
The 4th Annual Girls of Fall is a unique event focusing on female football fans. The night features football, fashion and fun! This year’s event will be more interactive than ever before, featuring new sessions and more vendors than in the first three years. Female football fans will learn more about the game, plus have an opportunity to eat and drink – and shop! Tickets still available!

8/18: Lost Mansions of Mobile
Thursday – 5:30pm, Ben May Main Library
Tom McGehee with the Historic Mobile Preservation Society will be guiding you through an evening of education on the older “lost” mansions from the Mobile area. Registration is requested in advance, $10 at the door for non-preservation members.

8/19-8/21: BayBears VS. Biloxi Shuckers
Friday – Sunday, Hank Aaron Stadium
The season is winding down and the BayBears are in town this weekend taking on the Biloxi Shuckers one last time. The BayBears never disappoint and an evening at the Hank is always a blast! Friday (after game Fireworks Friday) and Saturday games at 7:05pm, Sunday at 5:05pm. Tons of fun for the whole family!

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8/19: Great Peacock + Hollis Brown
Friday – 9pm, The Merry Widow
Great Peacock is back in Mobile for another entertaining evening along with Hollis Brown! Great Peacock is a down home folk band with harmony heavy, guitar driven sets. That pairs perfectly with Hollis Brown’s Bob Dylan-like rock and roll band. Classic American music! Tickets still available.

8/20: Fleet Feet + Glow Yoga Fun Run/Walk
Saturday – 8am, Glow Yoga
What better way to kick off the weekend than with a Fun Run and a Glow Yoga class?! Grab your friends and try something new! Fun Run starts at 8am with 2 routes to choose from, Yoga starts at 8:45am. Refreshments provided. Entry for the race is FREE and is open to all ages and abilities. Bring a donation for flood victims in LA for entry into the raffle.

8/20: Active Shooter Safety and Security Summit
Saturday – 9am-1pm, City Hope Church, Daphne.
Presented by Promise of Protection and FM Talk 1065, this Safety & Security Summit is to provide a forum for community members to share how to better prepare for incidents here in our area.  The purpose is to have the discussion, equip attendees with best practices, and take proactive steps for preparation. Promise of Protection, a 501c3 non-profit, was established to help your family, church, and school develop a clear and effective security plan so you can rest assured you are proactively protecting your loved ones. This is a Summit not to be missed!

8/20- The Big Float
Saturday – 10am-5pm, Bluegill
The Big Float Fundraiser is presented by Sweetwater Brewing Company and Bluegill. A fun all day event including guided canoe and kayak tours from 10-12pm with rentals available until 3pm. Live music by Cary Laine. Sip on craft beer from Sweetwater Brewing, enjoy lawn games, a dunking booth and children’s activities. Free to the public, all ages welcome. Proceeds benefit Mobile Baykeepers efforts for clean water, clean air and healthy communities.

 

 

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8/21: Meet and Greet in Baldwin Square
Sunday – 2pm, Baldwin Square Satsuma
Satsuma City Council Place 4 hopeful, Allison Cross, will be hosting a Meet & Greet in Baldwin Square this Sunday. Come with questions in mind and get to know all about how Ms. Cross plans to help transform the city of Satsuma with your vote! The day isn’t all politics- bring the family and enjoy lawn games, watermelon and activities for the kids.

8/21: Sunday Sounds
Sunday – 2pm, O’Daly’s
This month’s Sunday Sounds is presented by Mobile Fixture and Equipment. The monthly local concert series is a great networking event highlighting local talent, beer and food! The line-up includes Clay Cockrell, Coleman-Mason Band and Infant Richard and the Delta Stones. Free and open to the public.

8/21: Lyle Lovett
Sunday – 6pm, Saenger Theater
AEG Live and Huka Entertainment present An Evening with Lyle Lovett and His Large Band. Lyle Lovett is not only known for his expansive music career with 14 albums under his belt but for 13 feature films as well. This singer song writer is in town for one night promoting his Release Me album. A true American Musician you won’t want to miss!

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What’s Happening in Mobile, AL the Week of 8/10/2016

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Featured Photo: It’s officially the first day of school for most students in Mobile! Time to make new friends, see old ones and get to know your new teacher… despite the rain, the 2016-2017 school year is off to a great start! Photo Credit: Rachel Goode | Facebook.com

Do Some Good!
Ever wanted to be in the rink with the Mobile Derby Darlings (and not be killed)? Now is your chance to AND do some good at the same time! The Mobile Derby Darlings are holding a Back to School Bash for all Kindergarten-5th grade students and parents August 11th 7-9pm at Dreamland Skate off Three Knotch Rd. Just a $5 admission with a school supply donation gets you in the door. The goal is to raise money and pack the rink out with school supplies for the children in our community who need them the most. So come skate away those first day jitters and give back to students in need!
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8/10: Yoga on Tap
Wednesday – 6pm, The Merry Widow
The Merry Widow invites you for a free and open to the public yoga class hosted by Glow Yoga and Sweetwater Brewing Company. Grab your mat and a friend and get there early, spots fill up fast! Stay after for some brews with your buds.

8/11: Charlie Mars
Thursday – 8pm, The Listening Room.
Join The Listening Room for An Intimate Evening with Charlie Mars. Charlie Mars is a singer songwriter in town promoting his latest album “The Money” that he self promotes, self produced and self distributes. He’s his own biggest backer and we think you should be too! Come out and here the music and stories behind this self-made musician. Tickets $20.

8/12: Water Balloon Battle of Mobile Bay
Friday – 5:30pm, Cathedral Square
Celebrate the 152nd anniversary of the Battle of Mobile Bay with water balloons and waterguns! Meet in Cathedral Square and bring a fully loaded super soaker and a towel to dry off before heading to the shops, galleries and restaurants open for ArtWalk. The Downtown Mobile Alliance will provide the water balloons — all 3000 of them!

8/12: LoDa Art Walk
Friday – 6-9pm, Lower Dauphin Street
It’s the second Friday of the month and you know what that means- Lower Dauphin Street Downtown comes alive with artists, makers and music! Come check out your favorite gallery, sip some wine and enjoy all downtown has to offer! Restaurants, boutiques, theaters and all galleries are open late! Free and open to the public.

 

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8/13: Living History Crew Drill
Saturday – 8am, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park
Step back in time during the Living History Crew drill. Learn about life aboard the USS ALABAMA during WWII. Observe call to battle stations, YAK attacks, drills and more. This is a great event for history buffs and children. Events included in regular admission price to Battleship Park.

8/13: Bankhead Tunnel Fun Run/Walk
Saturday – 7:30am, Fleet Feet Sports
Get your Saturday morning started off right! Fleet Feet Mobile is hosting a Fun Run/ Walk beginning from downtown across to the Causeway. Hoka One One will be on hand with some of their best shoes to demo and raffle items as well as nuun hydration for everyone! Breakfast items also provided. Free and open to the public!

8/14: Great Expectations
Sunday – 2-4pm, Mobile Infirmary.
Are you expecting, thinking about a baby or are you a new mom or dad? This event is for you! The Mobile Infirmary invites you to join them to their Great Expectations celebration of all things baby. The event includes door prizes, vendors, physician and educational booths and birthing center tours. The event is free and open to the public.

 

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8/14: Summer Classic Movie Series
Sunday – 3pm, Saenger Theater
What can you do when it’s 100 degrees out? Hit a movie! This week’s Summer Classic Movie at the Saenger is “Airplane”. The 1980’s classic comes to the big screen! When a scared to fly pilot boards a plane to win back his girlfriend, mid-air madness begins. Can he save the plane from impending doom? Find out this Sunday! Adults $6, Children and Seniors $3.

8/15: Outcry Summer Tour 2016
Monday – 5:30pm, Mobile Civic Center
The Outcry Summer Tour is your chance to worship with Hillsong, Kari Jobe, Rend Collective, Housefires, Urban Rescue and Chad Veach. Outcry brings local churches and community together for Christ, come see why over 120,000 attendees have packed out stadiums, coliseums and arena all around the country.

8/16: MobileYE’s Mayor at the Manor
Tuesday – 6pm, Azalea Manor
Mobile Young Entrepreneurs presents Mayor at the Manor, an evening with keynote speaker, Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson. The evening will include a Q&A with the Mayor on the future of our city and how Mobile’s entrepreneurs, movers and shakers can help it grow! Come network with like-minded YE’s! Cash bar, light hors d’oeuvres, door prizes and a Snapchat Pitch Contest– Don’t miss it!

Upcoming Event
8/18: Girls of Fall
Thursday – 5:30pm, Mobile Convention Center
The 4th Annual Girls of Fall is a unique event focusing on female football fans, featuring football, fashion and fun! This year’s event will be more interactive than ever before, featuring new sessions and more vendors than in the first three years. Female football fans will learn more about the game, plus have an opportunity to eat and drink – and shop! Tickets selling out fast, get yours today!

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What’s Happening in Mobile, AL the Week of 8/3/2016

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Featured Photo: Kids at the Hearin-Chandler Family YMCA are proud of the salsa and quesadillas they made at their Cooking Matters and Nutrition class. Bell peppers and tomatoes were used from the Feeding the Gulf Coast production garden. A special thanks to Gulf Coast Resource Conservation & Development Council for making these classes possible! Photo Credit: Feeding the Gulf Coast | Facebook.com

Do Some Good!
Ever pass someone with a “Please Help” sign at an intersection and want to help but not sure giving cash is appropriate? Here’s an idea- keep a couple of Ziplocs in your car full of basic needs and hand them out instead. Include water bottles, crackers, hand wipes, Kleenex tissues, and male/feminine care products. For bonus points, add a note with an inspirational quote or list of homeless shelters and food pantries in the area. Keep doing good, Mobile!
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8/3: One Song, One Meal: A Karaoke Night
Wednesday – 5pm, Azalea Manor
Azalea Manor and 251Now have partnered up to present a great evening benefiting One Meal Mobile. Musician Clay Cockrell will be opening the mic up then it’s your turn to make some music! Complimentary snacks will be available with a 2 drink minimum purchase. See you there!

8/3: Eric Erdman & Spanish Wine Tasting
Wednesday – 6:30-9:30pm, Fairways Indoor Golf Club
Fairways is excited to host its next wine tasting with Donnie D’Aquin, Certified Wine Specialist as we visit the beautiful country of SPAIN! Learn about these wonderful wines as you sip and snack all while listening to Eric Erdman! $12 per person, come one, come all!

8/4: Quest! Run- A Downtown Adventure Run
Thursday – 6pm, Moe’s Original Bar B Que Downtown
Fleet Feet Sports Mobile presents Quest! a downtown adventure run! The adventure run will take place during the normal LODA Fun Run time. The adventure run will be a timed event in which participants utilize their time to make it to certain landmarks in downtown Mobile in order to retrieve raffle tickets that have been strategically placed at popular landmarks. All levels of fitness are welcome, runners and walkers!

8/4: A Starry Night: Marc-Art 2016
Thursday – 6pm, Azalea Manor
Marc-Art is a festive exhibit and sale of inspiring artwork by Mobile Arc program participants and their collaborative pieces created with local volunteer artists. Don’t miss this fun event featuring music by talented singer/songwriter Eric Erdman and catering by Chef Rob. Marc-Art benefits Mobile Arc’s art education programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Tickets are $25 and available by calling 251-479-7409, ext. 623.

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8/5-8/7: Tax Free Weekend 2016
Friday – Sunday, State Wide
Alabama’s 11th annual sale tax holiday for school-related items begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday and ends at midnight Sunday. This sales tax holiday gives shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers, books and clothing free of the state’s four percent sales or use tax.

8/5: Twenty One Pilots Emotional Road Show Tour
Friday – 7pm, The Wharf
Summer is coming to an end but The Wharf adventures never end! Twenty One Pilots is new on the scene and now’s your chance to hear them local before they get crazy big! Special performances by Mutemath and Chef’Special. Tickets still available.

8/6: Sandstock
Saturday – 12pm, Flora Bama.
Head on down to the Flora Bama dressed in your best Woodstock inspired attire and get ready for some fun! Sandstock is back again this year and promises it’s bigger and better than last year- fun, food, sand and sun with live entertainment all day long!

8/6: 3rd Annual Kayak Classic
Saturday – Bayou La Batre
The Bayou La Batre Area Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the South Mobile County Tourism Authority, proudly presents the third annual Bayou La Batre Kayak Classic. This fishing tournament will be held along the coastline of Bayou La Batre and the Gulf of Mexico. Live entertainment, vendors, T-shirts, arts and crafts, food, and great family environment have helped to make the BLBKC a major event. Registration is still open for this all ages event!

 

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8/6: 3rd Annual “Be Good For Something” Shrimp Eating Contest
Saturday – 3pm, Wintzell’s Oyster House Downtown
The Mobile Baykeeper has partnered with Wintzell’s Oyster House and Good People Brewing Co. again for their 3rd Annual Shrimp Eating Contest! Don’t miss different teams from many organizations get together and try to out-eat each other! Open to the public and FREE admission! Proceeds from the event benefit Mobile Baykeeper, a local treasured organization that helps keep Mobile and it’s waterways clean and beautiful!

8/7: His Girl Friday – Summer Classic Movie Series
Sunday – 3pm, Saenger Theater
The Summer Classic Movie Series continues with “His Girl Friday”, a 1940 Dramatic RomCom with Cary Grant and Rosiland Russell. See how a newspaper editor hatches a plan to keep his star reporter ex-wife from marrying another man and moving away. Concession stands will be open and seating is general admission so get there early for good seats!

Upcoming Event
8/16: MobileYE’s Mayor at the Manor
Tuesday – 6pm, Azalea Manor
Mobile Young Entrepreneurs presents Mayor at the Manor, an evening with keynote speaker, Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson. The evening will include a Q&A with the Mayor on the future of our city and how Mobile’s entrepreneurs, movers and shakers can help it grow! Come network with like-minded YE’s! Cash bar, light hors d’oeuvres, door prizes and a Snapchat Pitch Contest– Don’t miss it!

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What’s Happening in Mobile the Weekend of 7/27/2016

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Featured Photo: As part of his Meet Mobile Project to connect with local small businesses, Sandy Stimpson recently met with the Urban Emporium in Downtown Mobile. The Urban Emporium is home to many local vendors and holds the #1 spot for your go-to place to shop in LoDa! Photo Credit: City of Mobile| Facebook.com

Do Some Good!
This week’s Do Some Good is possibly the sweetest one yet! Thursday, July 28th is Miracle Treat Day and all Mobile Dairy Queen locations will be donating $1 from every Blizzard to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Even sweeter is that our local USA Women’s and Children’s Hospital is part of this network and will benefit from the event. Eat a treat and Do Some Good, Mobile!
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7/27: Michael Franti & Spearhead
Wednesday – 6:30pm, Saenger Theater
Huka Entertainment and 92 ZEW present Michael Franti & Spearhead’s Soul Rocker Tour! Michael Franti is a multi talented musician, filmmaker and humanitarian. He uses his lyrical activism as a positive force for change. Tickets start at $37 each.

7/28: Market on the Hill
Thursday – 3-6pm, Lavretta Park
This is the last Thursday for this summer’s Market on the Hill! Don’t miss your chance to get fresh produce from local vendors, home made jams and jellies, fresh lemonade and much, much more! Plus the kids can play in the park while you shop– doesn’t get any better than that!

7/29: Local Looks
Friday – 6-9pm, The Exchange 202
Local Looks is 251Now’s monthly arts and crafts show. This is an upscale event with the purpose to highlight and promote local artists and makers. Free admission to the public with a family friendly environment! Music provided by Sergio Rangel. See you there!

7/29-7/31: Wizard of Oz
Friday-Sunday, Playhouse in the Park
The Playhouse in the Park presents “Wizard of Oz” that will run shows on Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday 2:30pm each weekend through August 14th. Come watch how Dorothy travels her way from home to the great Emerald City while making some friends along the way! This show never disappoints! Call 251-602-0630 for reservations.

 

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7/30: Market in the Square
Saturday – 7:30-Noon, Cathedral Square
It’s been a great season of fresh produce and local vendors but it is coming to an end. This Saturday morning will be your last chance to get downtown and get the best of the best in local goods- fruits, veggies, flowers, seasonal plants, home-made wares and by far some of the best made from scratch treats in town! Saturday is also National Dance Day– Hundreds of people will be downtown participating in this national event! Find out more here and join the party!!

7/30: Christmas in July
Saturday – 10am-3pm, The Grounds
Join Whatever Girls Ministry for a fun filled day of shopping, food trucks, fashion trucks and much more! Ladies come on out to shop, men come on out to the Man Cave and let the kids play in the Kid Zone! Enjoy local vendors from the Gulf Coast and support this great ministry. Get your VIP wristbands early and enjoy discounts and freebies from select vendors. Fun for the whole Family!

7/30: 3rd Annual Kids Day
Saturday – 10am-1pm, Tillman’s Corner Community Center
The Tillman’s Corner Community Center is excited to announce its 3rd Annual Kids Day. Festivities include inflatable jumpies, a petting zoo, Kona Ice, face painting and much more! Canned good donations are requested. Bring everyone out for a big day of fun!

7/30: Summer Movie Series- Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Saturday – 8:15pm, Dorn Field at Spring Hill College
The Village of Spring Hill presents Farris Bueller’s Day Off (PG-13) on the big screen in Dorn Field. Glow Yoga will be offering a yoga session for all ages and free to the public at 7pm. Free admission to all activities.

 

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7/31: Field of Dreams- Summer Classic Movie Series
Sunday – 2:30pm, Saenger Theater
There’s no better way to watch a movie than in the nostalgic seats of the Saenger! Field of Dreams (PG) is the 1989 classic where Kevin Costner, a farmer in Iowa, hears “if you build it, he will come” from his corn fields. Come find out how it all unfolds this Sunday! General Admission- Adult $6, Child & Seniors $3. Concession stand will be open!

8/1-8/31: Cuts for Kids
All Month Long, Remington College School of Cosmetology
Throughout the month of August, Remington College is providing free back-to-school haircuts for students 17 and under. Cuts for Kids allows parents to save some money on the cost of getting kids ready to go back to school, and students in the Remington College cosmetology program get real-world, hands-on experience with actual clients as part of their education. To schedule an appointment, call 251-342-4848.

 

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What’s Happening in Mobile the Week of 7/20/2016

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Featured Photo 7.19.2016
Featured Photo: Mayor Sandy Stimpson takes a horseback ride-along with Mobile’s finest men in blue. Photo Credit: City of Mobile| Facebook.com

Do Some Good!
It’s almost Back-to-School time and there are kids in our area who need your help with uniforms for the school year. All you have to do is donate $35 here, and we will take care of the rest! $35 covers 2 uniform tops and 2 uniform bottoms. We do the shopping for you! Help us Do Some Good, Mobile! You can also share it on Facebook for us.
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7/20-7/24: BayBears VS Jacksonville
Wednesday-Sunday – Hank Aaron Stadium
Our local MiLB team, the Mobile BayBears, is back at it again this week to take on the Jacksonville Suns! BayBears games are always a blast- fireworks, jumpies for the kids, specials on concessions, Baby Bear sightings and of course, a great ball game! Don’t miss this week’s streak of home games!

7/20: Bay Bites Food Truck Festival
Wednesday – 5-8pm, Cooper Riverside Park
Bay Bites IV is back! Hosted by Mobile Baykeeper’s Young Advisory Council (YAC), Bay Bites is a unique opportunity to enjoy a variety of different cuisine from local food trucks, craft beer from Sweetwater, live music, and lawn games on the beautiful riverfront of downtown Mobile at Cooper Riverside Park. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. One ticket includes three beer tokens and access to some of the best food trucks in the area!

7/21: Lemon-Aide
Thursday – 10:30-2:30pm, Springhill Medical Center
Join Springhill Medical Center in their Lemon-Aide event just for women! This event is full of food, fashion and fun! Come check out vendors like the Bottega Collection Fashion Truck, Detour Fitness, Rock-It Hair and Elle Photography. Free and open to the public. All proceeds go to benefit the American Heart Association!

7/21: Ladies Night Out
Thursday – 5-8pm, Azalea Manor.
Thrivent Financial is hosting a top of the line event just for women! Come out and shop vendors like Pampered Chef, Mary Kay and much more! Enjoy an evening of shopping, wine, music, door prizes and girl time! First 50 ladies in the door get a free drink. Free admission!

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7/22-7/24: Wizard of Oz
Friday-Sunday, Playhouse in the Park
The Playhouse in the Park presents “Wizard of Oz” that will run shows on Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday 2:30pm each weekend through August 14th. Come watch how Dorothy travels her way from home to the great Emerald City while making some friends along the way! This show never disappoints! Call 251-602-0630 for reservations.

7/23: Mardi Gras in July
Saturday – 2pm, Fairhope Brewing Company
Join Fairhope Brewing Company for their annual celebration of Mardi Gras in July with music, beer and a pet adoption! $10 will get you a commemorative glass filled with one of the 16 beers we are offering throughout the day — like our very small batch “Bubba Likes” Moon Pie Stout or Hurricane S’Wheat Home. Bring your beads!!

7/24: Sunday Sounds
Sunday – 2-7pm, The Merry Widow
Sunday Sounds is a monthly concert series and networking event brought to you by 251Now highlighting local talent, local beer, and local food! This month’s music line-up includes music from The Tropics, Sugarcane Jane, and Jamell Richardson “The Gulf Coast Blues Boy”. Free event, open to the public!

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7/25: Ted Nugent
Monday – 7pm, Soul Kitchen
Come out and enjoy a night with guitar wildman and wackmaster, Ted Nugent. Ted Nugent style is Rock N Roll and not afraid to be open about his pro-gun, pro-freedom political views. General Admission tickets are still available. Under 18 must have a parent. Part of the Miller Lite Concert Series.

7/26: Cheers to Children
Tuesday – 6-8:30pm, Cafe 615
Cheers to Children is a fundraiser for our local Child Advocacy Center. The evening includes wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction and great music from Harrison McInnis. Admission is a $35 donation and tickets are available at Cafe 615 and the Child Advocacy Center.

Upcoming Event- 7/27: Michael Franti & Spearhead
Wednesday – 6:30pm, Saenger Theater
Huka Entertainment and 92 ZEW present Michael Franti & Spearhead’s Soul Rocker Tour! Michael Franti is a multi talented musician, filmmaker and humanitarian. He uses his lyrical activism as a positive force for change. Tickets are still available, starting at $37 each.

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