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

Posted by on Aug 24, 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: 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 Omega Pi celebrate a new class! Photo Credit: The University of South Alabama

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Do Some Good!
Mobile has a new refugee family in town who are originally from Pakistan and had been waiting patiently in Malaysia for 8 years with their daughters to be placed. They are here now and are in need of some clothing and simple household items. If you would like to help them out, please contact us. Keep Doing Good, Mobile!
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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.

Upcoming Event
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

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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!
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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 8.3.2016
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: 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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What’s Happening the Week of 7/13/2016

Posted by on Jul 13, 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: Who could this party animal be? None other but the face of Ten Sixty Five that crashed a City Council meeting on Tuesday. Ten Sixty Five is Mobile’s newest solution to the former music festival, BayFest. Ten Sixty Five will be held Sept 30-Oct 2 and is FREE to the public! Mark your calendars now. Photo Credit: City of Mobile| Facebook.com

CONTEST TIME! WIN 2 FREE OPEN JUMP PASSES TO PUMP IT UP!

Do Some Good!
Is there someone in your life you have lost touch with? Holding a grudge for something that happened years ago? Take some time RIGHT NOW and reach out to that person. You never know when the time will come that you won’t get that chance again. Keep Doing Good, Mobile!
When you see some good in Mobile, tag it.  We might just share it!  #DoSomeGoodMobile

7/13: Reveal Rally – “State Law: 3-Foot Minimum” Unveiling Party
Wednesday – 6pm, Cafe del Rio
The Delta Bike Project invites you to join them along with the Alabama Department of Transportation to celebrate the unveiling of the first official “State Law: 3-Feet Minimum” signs in the State of Alabama! Community members, cyclist, and transportation planners will gather at Café del Rio to witness this transformative moment, as progress to make cycling safer for everyone – and a step in moving Alabama forward in livability and tourism – by unveiling the new “State Law: 3 Feet Minimum” signs.

7/14: Summertime Blacklight Hip-Hip
Thursday – 6pm, Dreamland Skate off Three Notch
Master Hip Hopper, Olivia Garrett will kill all the lights except for the ones that make you glow. Wear bright neon’s, whites, and anything that will make you stand out. The crazier the outfit the better. Black-light classes are a blast, so grab your friends and come do some hip-hop! The playlist has all your favorites in it, the best of the best! The party includes a full class, door prizes, a raffle and more! All proceeds go to oneorlando.org. $5 admission.

7/14-7/17: Willy Wonka!
Thursday – Sunday, Chickasaw Civic Theater
The candy man tale comes to life! From Umpa Lumpa’s to crazy kids and their unhealthy vices and golden tickets.. This show is for you! Check website for specific times and go support our local players and director, Jacob Rowe.

7/14-7/17: ADSFR’s Rodeo Weekend Music & Arts Festival
Thursday – Sunday, Dauphin Island.
What goes perfect with a weekend of rodeo fishing? Music and Art, of course! This year the ADSFR is adding a weekend-long party all over Dauphin Island. Different music acts and artist will be at multiple businesses and venues each day. Come out and listen to the sounds of The Mulligan Brothers, Modern Eldorados, Stereo Dogs, Eric Erdman and much more!

 

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7/15-7/17: 83rd Annual Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo
Friday – Sunday, Dauphin Island.
The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo, a Project of the Mobile Jaycees, is the largest fishing tournament in the world. The ADSFR is a 3-day Captain’s Choice tournament and a Southern Kingfish Association (SKA) sanctioned event. The total awards package is valued up to one million dollars in cash and prizes and anchored by a boat, motor, and trailer packages. The ADSFR has donated over $200,000 to the University of South Alabama Department of Marine Sciences and annually funds academic scholarships. Tickets can be purchased at Academy, Quints and online.

7/16: Blue Angels Air Show
Saturday – 8am, Pensacola Beach
Witness exhilarating stunts and heart-stopping maneuvers at the Blue Angels Air Show. This must-see event features the world-famous Blue Angels performing over Pensacola Beach on Santa Rosa Island. Don’t forget the sunscreen & $1 for the toll bridge. The Blue Angels will perform aerial acrobatics over the Gulf of Mexico during a weekend of high-flying fun!

7/16: Dauphin Street Vault
Saturday – 10am, Lower Dauphin Street
The primary mission of Dauphin Street Vault is to promote health and wellness through athletics. Their secondary mission is to celebrate the awesomeness of pole vaulting and track and field by throwing an amazing block party in its honor. Whether you’re an athlete or not, we hope to see you there! Free to the public, all ages welcome.

7/16: Murder on the Battleship – Murder Mystery Dinner
Saturday – 6:30pm, Azalea Manor
The Mobile Mystery Dinner Players proudly present a twisted tale of murder once again! Come out and play along with this who-dun-it. Full four course meal provided by Naman’s Catering and unlimited wine bar is open all night. Mature audiences only, 21+ event.

7/17: Grease
Sunday – 2:30pm, Saenger Theater
“Grease”, 1978, Musical/Romance – Good girl Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) and greaser Danny (John Travolta) fell in love over the summer. Will they rekindle their romance after unexpectedly discovering they are now in the same high school? Find out what Greased Lightning is really all about! The concession stand will be open for snacks and beverages such as popcorn, sodas, candy, beer, wine and mixed drinks. Tickets available at the box office.

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7/17: Dierks Bentley
Sunday – 7pm, The Amphitheater at The Wharf
Get those cowboy boots out and come on down to The Wharf to check out the new music from Dierks Bentley from his new album, Black. Every ticket comes with a digital download of his new album also! See you there!

7/20: Wonderful Wednesdays
Wednesday – 10:30am, Bellingrath Gardens and Home
This year Bellingrath celebrates it’s 80th anniversary! Join Bellingrath Museum Director Tom McGehee for a closer look at some of the treasures collected by Bessie Bellingrath and the fascinating stories behind them. Prior owners of this beautiful piece of property include Sir Thomas Lipton and the president of the Studebaker Automotive Company. An optional tour of the Bellingrath Home will follow the program.

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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!

 

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What’s Happening in Mobile the Week of 7/6/2016

Posted by on Jul 6, 2016 in RunDown | No Comments

We check local calendar events in Mobile, Alabama so you don’t have to. Thank you for using us as your local resource!

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Featured Photo: Local musician, Brett LaGrave and his daughter Caroline celebrated the 4th of July the most All-American way possible- a BayBears baseball game and then stayed for the Fireworks show afterwords! The BayBears won and the show in the sky was fantastic! Photo Credit: Brett LaGrave | Facebook.com

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Do Some Good!
Have you heard of Ransom Ministries? Ransom Ministries is a local ministry in our area providing homeless and low income members of our community with hot meals, showers, education and job training. A ministry this big is always in need of volunteers to help serve in their cafes and other special events. Click here to find out more about how you can get involved! Keep Doing Good, Mobile!

07/06-07/13: BayBears Home Games
All Week – Hank Aaron Stadium
From Wednesday to Wednesday, our local Mobile BayBears will be in town for home games! Wednesday through Friday, come watch them take down the Pensacola Blue Wahoos then check them out Saturday through next Wednesday go head to head with the Mississippi Braves. Strike Out Domestic Violence Night will be held on Friday July 8th. Pledge $20 for each strikeout by a BayBear pitcher so Penelope House can help end domestic violence!

07/07: Market on the Hill
Thursday – 3-6pm, Lavretta Park
What’s better than letting the kids play while you shop? Market on the Hill couldn’t be more perfectly located at Lavretta Park off Old Shell Rd. Come out and stock up on local produce, honey and baked goods as well as handmade local soaps, lotions and dog treats. Market on the Hill ends July 28th.

07/08: LoDa ArtWalk
Friday – 6-9pm, Lower Dauphin St
It’s the second Friday of the month and you know what that means– Lower Dauphin Street comes alive with Art, Music and Shopping! Restaurants, galleries and retailers are all open late for ArtWalk.

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07/09: ADSFR’s Roy Martin Young Anglers Tournament
Saturday – 5am, Dauphin Island
The Roy Martin Young Anglers Tournament is designed to bring families together and encourage sportsmanship. The tournament takes place on the Saturday before the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo. RMYAT is for children 15 years and younger. This one-day event features 31 categories with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes in all categories. One Master Angler is awarded. Tickets can be purchased at Academy, Quints or online.

07/09: Market on the Square
Saturday – 7:30-12pm, Cathedral Square
Market on the Square has everything you need on your summer shopping list- fresh, local fruit and veggies, baked goods, homemade jams and jellies, local honey and even treats for your fur babies! Market on the Square Saturdays end the last Saturday in July so make sure you don’t miss out!

07/09: A.J. McCarron Football Camp
Saturday – 8:30am, Baker High School
Local Cincinnati Bengals NFL player, AJ McCarron is holding a FUNdmentals Football Camp at Baker High School for ages 6-14. The goal is to introduce children to football by teaching basic skills in a FUN and energetic environment. Certified clinicians use a series of drills to show passing, catching and running skills in a non-contact setting. Registration is free but space is LIMITED.

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07/10: Summer Classic Movie Series- Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Arc
Sunday – 3pm, Saenger Theater
Come kick off the Summer Classic Movie Series with the timeless classic, Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Arc. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis. Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office. General Admission is Adult $6, Child (12 & under) $3, Senior (60+) $3. Concession stand will be open!

07/10: Brushes & Bubbly
Sunday – 1pm, Moe’s Original Bar B Que
Brushes and Bubbly is an abstract paint party accompanied by brunch and mimosas! Instructor Suzy Laney will teach you how to complete an abstract painting step by step. Door prizes and raffles! There are no skills required and materials will be provided. Just bring yourself, a friend, and be ready to have a good time! Proceeds will go towards Lifelines Counseling Services to help them achieve their mission.

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What’s Happening in Mobile the Week of 6/29/2016

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in RunDown | No Comments

We check local calendar events in Mobile, Alabama so you don’t have to. Thank you for using us as your local resource!

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Featured Photo:  The masterminds behind Mobile’s 251Now put on a great Sunday Sounds show at Alchemy Tavern. The event ran from 2-7pm and featured music from Lisa Mills and Eric Erdman. It was a huge success and we can’t to get the details on next months Sunday Sounds music line-up!  Photo Credit: Alexa Samry | 251Now.com

Do Some Good!
This week we have a challenge for you! It’s HOT outside- we all know it, we feel it and it’s no fun. Especially when you aren’t hydrated. This week we challenge you to pack a small cooler in your car with ice waters and hand them out to people you see working out in the elements or the homeless. You have no idea how this small, simple act can impact others. Keep doing good, Mobile!

6/30: Kids Days in Bienville
Thursday – 10am-1pm, Bienville Square
Bring the kids out to Bienville Square for summertime fun and enjoy live entertainment, arts, crafts and visits from The Dauphin Island Sea Lab, the Mobile Police and Fire-Rescue Departments and much more! Free admission for all!

6/30: Market on the Hill
Thursday – 3-6pm, Lavretta Park
The Summer Market on the Hill is in full swing and has been growing with fresh crop vendors, arts, crafts, handmade goods and baked goods. Bring the kids out and shop while they play!

7/2: Market on the Square
Saturday – 7am-Noon, Cathedral Square
Shop for the freshest crops in Cathedral Square! This time of year is our favorite because you can buy locally grown tomatoes, potatoes, sweet corn, cantaloupes, watermelons, plants and flowers, as well as seafood, baked goods, pastas, casseroles, pies, handcrafted goods and much more. Stay for live music on the green!

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7/2: Smoke on the Coast Party
Saturday – 7pm, Fairways Indoor Golf Club
Get an early start to your Independence Day celebrations Saturday at Fairways Indoor Golf Club! Willie Sugarcapps will be performing live, all the BBQ you could want from a large range of food trucks and a Fireworks display! Don’t miss it!

7/3: Family Movie Night- JAWS
Sunday – 8pm, Dauphin Island West End Beach
Bring the lawn chairs and the popcorn! Jaws will be on the big screen this Sunday at the West End Beach of Dauphin Island! Family friendly event!

7/4: 4th Annual 4th of July Fun Run
Monday – 7:30am, Run-N-Tri Mobile
What better way to start off the day of celebrating our freedom than by running freely through Mobile?! 5K Run/Walk starts at 7:30am, all levels invited to join and admission is FREE! Door prizes, raffles and giveaways for participants!

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7/4: 4th of July Fireworks Celebration
Monday – 5pm, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park
Keep the tradition alive and join the rest of Mobile and Baldwin Counties as we watch the magnificent fireworks show from the USS Alabama Battleship Park. You can arrive as early as 5pm, listen to a concert provided by the Mobile Symphonic Pops at 7pm and watch the fireworks at 9pm. $5 admission per car.

07/04-07/08: Mobile BayBears vs. Pensacola Blue Wahoos
Monday-Friday – 7pm, Hank Aaron Stadium.
The Mobile BayBears are set to take on the Pensacola Blue Wahoos all next week and we couldn’t be more excited! Go check out any or all of the games! The BayBears never disappoint- from the great concessions, fireworks and Bay Bear Hill for the kids- it’s sure to be fun night!

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What’s Happening in Mobile, AL the Week of 6/22/2016

Posted by on Jun 22, 2016 in RunDown | No Comments

We check local calendar events in Mobile, Alabama so you don’t have to. Thank you for using us as your local resource!

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Featured Photo:  This week Mayor Stimpson launched the “Meet Mobile” series to meet with small business owners and spotlight their entrepreneurship and investment in the City of Mobile. If you are a small business owner, this is your opportunity to discuss what the City can do to address the challenges you face everyday. If you’re interested in Mayor Stimpson stopping by your office, email Laura Byrne at laura.byrne@cityofmobile.org. Photo Credit: Facebook.com

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Live in the Mobile area and want to serve with Raise the Roof for a week, but want to sleep in your own bed? Look no further! Raise the Roof is hosting “Love Local,” a 6 day mission and service opportunity in the South Broad Street neighborhood. We will be roofing, laughing, learning, and serving from 7am- 2:30pm most days with fun fellowship and worship offerings in the evenings. Breakfast, lunch and a t-shirt provided. Your $60 registration also goes to cover the cost of materials. Open to all high school and college students, as well as adults. Youth and service groups welcomed! Contact the Raise the Roof Project today for more information! Keep doing good, Mobile!

 

6/22: Marlowe Shepard
Wednesday – 7pm, The Listening Room.
Marlowe Shepard is in Mobile for one night only to share the new sounds from his Loss Leader Tour. Shepard is a singer-songwriter who has traveled the world with his music. Come check him out and see what everyone is talking about!

6/23-6/27: BayBears vs. Birmingham
Thursday-Monday – Hank Aaron Stadium.
Come out and watch your favorite local baseball team take on the Birmingham Barons all weekend! While your at the game let the kids enjoy a view from the hill and the jumpies! Don’t forget about Baby Bear sightings and fireworks! It’s always a great night at The Hank! Thurs 6:35pm, Fri-Sat 7:05pm, Sun 5:05pm, Mon 6:35pm. See you there!

6/24: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Friday – 8-10pm, Dauphin Island West End Beach.
Dauphin Island invites you to come enjoy the beautiful weather and have fun at their family friendly movie night! E.T. is the movie of choice and what could be better than watching it from your beach lounger while watching the waves roll in! Free admission.

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6/25: Watermelon 5k and Indoor Festival
Saturday – 8am, Abba Shrine.
Mobile’s first ever Watermelon 5k and Indoor Festival! Come out early and join in on the 5k and Fun Run held at Westside Ball Park. After the outdoor fun ends, go inside at the Abba Shrine where the Watermelon fun begins! The indoor festival is free to those registered for the 5k, and only $5 admission for walk-ins. Enjoy all things watermelon along with vendors, jumpies, face painting and photo booths!

6/25: SouthWest Mobile County Chamber 2016 Golf Tournament
Saturday – 8am, Spring Hill Golf Course.
Get registered for the SouthWest Mobile County Chamber of Commerce 2016 Golf Tournament and Silent Auction! 4 Person Scramble format, loads of on-the-course prizes, door prizes and even a $90,000 Hole-In-One! Registration is $100 per person or $300 per team. Come out and support the Tillman’s Corner Area Leadership Learning (TALL) scholarship program. The fundraiser’s Silent Auction is online and has everything from sports memorabilia to vacation packages. Don’t miss it!

6/25: Distinguished Young Women 59th National Finals
Saturday – 7pm, Mobile Civic Center.
Celebrate 59 years of inspiring young women during the Distinguished Young Women National Finals. Watch as the ten finalists from the Class of 2016 compete in fitness, talent and self-expression. Thousands of scholarship dollars will be awarded and one participant will be named the Distinguished Young Women of America for 2016. Tickets for the Distinguished Young Women Preliminaries and National Finals are $82.50 for all three nights. Individual night tickets are also available. For more information or to purchase tickets call 251.438.3621.

6/25: Screen on the Green – Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Saturday – 8:15pm, Door Field at Spring Hill College.
The Screen on the Green summer movie series continues with Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Movie starts at 8:15pm but get there early for free yoga provided by Glow Yoga at 7pm. Smokin’ Gringos, Pizza Hut and Kona Ice will be on site for all your movie snacking needs! Free admission.

6/26: Sunday Sounds
Sunday – 2-7pm, Alchemy Tavern.
251Now’s monthly Sunday Sounds is back in Mobile and we couldn’t be more excited! The line-up is pretty impressive with Lisa Mills, Brandon White, Hannah McFarland and Eric Erdman! Von’s Bistro food truck and Polish Boutique will be there to feed you and update your closet! Sure to be a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon! Open to all ages, free admission.

 

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6/26: Annual Patriotic Concert
Sunday – 5pm, Tanner Williams United Methodist Church.
Join The Greater Mobile Bay Area Choral Society for their Annual Patriotic Concert! Take a Sunday afternoon drive in the country and join Mobile’s Outstanding SATB Chorus for a stirring program of patriotic and gospel music, followed by an old-fashioned homemade ice cream social! Free admission.

6/28: Social Media & Digital Marketing Summit
Tuesday – 8am, Renaissance Plaza.
The power-team of Cindy Ross of Socialize Your Bizness and Jamey Foster of AEF Media along with the help of Google announce the Social Media & Digital Marketing Summit 2016. Lunch will be provided. Break out sessions during lunch hour. Go ahead, throw your ideas around like beach balls and swap suggestions with other like-minded professionals. We will give you insider tips to industry knowledge that you likely haven’t had access to. General Admission tickets still available!

6/29: Wonderful Wednesdays at Bellingrath
Wednesday – 10:30-11:30am, Bellingrath Gardens and Home.
Bellingrath welcomes you to enjoy Cascade Chrysanthemums, this week’s Wonderful Wednesday topic. Check out the nation’s largest outdoor cascading chrysanthemum display. Get a preview of the colors, shapes and varieties that will be at the gardens this Fall. Free for members, $13 for guests. Reservations Requested!

 

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