What’s Happening the Week of 08/20

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Delta Bike Project - Mobile, AL
Caroline, a 7th grader, helped put together a bike drive that donated 22 bikes – go girl! (photo via FB.com)

8/19- 8/20: Class for Gulf Coast Gardening:
Mobile Botanical Gardens, 5151 Museum Dr.: For beginning and experienced gardeners. Instructor; Bill Finch. Tue, 1 – 3 PM, through Sep 23 or Wed, 6 – 8 PM, through Sep 24.  Don’t miss out, your plants will thank you!

8/21: Eastern Shore Young Professional Social:
The Plow, Piggly Wiggly at the Plantation Pointe Shopping Center:  From 5:30 to 7:30 PM, YPs age 40 and younger are welcome. You do not have to be a member of the Eastern Shore Chamber to attend. Bring a friend. This is a great networking opportunity. Call (251) 928-6387 for more information.

8/22: Rotary Youth Golf Tournament:
Rock Creek Golf Club, 140 Clubhouse Drive, Fairhope: Golf tournament benefiting the Fairhope–Point Clear Rotary Youth Club. Registration and lunch (provided by Subway) at 11 a.m. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. Dinner provided by Rotary Youth Club. Every golfer gets a Boston Butt!  Variety of golfer and sponsor packages available starting at $150.

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8/22- 8/23: Coastal Alabama’s Farmers & Fisherman’s Market:
20733 Miflin Road, Foley, Alabama: Enjoy healthier, tastier, and a sustainable food source from the Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fishermen’s Market! Fridays 2:00-6:00 PM, Saturdays 9:00-2:00PM! EAT FRESH! EAT LOCAL!

8/22 -8/23: Pottery Wood Firing Workshop:
Eastern Shore Art Center, 401 Oak Street: Intermediate to advanced students can enjoy this class with Maria as she discusses and demonstrates pottery forms and their functions.  Pottery forms often follow function; to fit the hand or pour a certain liquid.  In this class you’re the artist, so form and surface decoration may come first.  Express yourself!  Friday @ 10am-4pm, Saturday @ 8 am – 8pm.

8/22-8/24: Steel Magnolias:
Mobile Theatre Guild, 14 N. Lafayette St.: The quintessential story of friendship and trust, Steel Magnolias serves up a southern slice of life that’s as warm and comforting as sweet potato pie! In the world of Truvy’s local-homegrown beauty salon, six very different women come together to share their secrets, fears and love for one another while engaging the audience in hysterical and neighborly gossip! Directed by Daniel Mainwaring.

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8/23: Dauphin Street Beer Festival:
Dauphin Street, downtown Mobile: Work your way down Dauphin Street, sampling a variety of beers at participating restaurants and bars. From pale ales to darker brews, there’s something on tap for everyone. Purchase a ticket at any participating venue (Crescent Theater, Soul Kitchen and Serda’s Coffee Co.), grab a mug ($25) and a map and drink to your heart’s content!

08/23 – 5th Annual Children’s Cup Regatta – Fairhope Yacht Club:
Fairhope Yacht Club, 101 Volanta Avenue: A family‐friendly event, guests are welcome to watch the races free of charge beginning at 12:30 p.m. Activities will be available for children and adults beginning at 4 p.m. Al’s Activity Area for children will feature a waterslide, arts & crafts, games and a chance to paint with Fairhope artist Ricky Trione. The awards ceremony begins at 7 p.m. featuring live music from Doc Rogers and the Roc Dodgers, a cash bar, silent auction and $5 barbecue plates.

8/23: 2014 Grand Summer Ball:
Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa, 1 Grand Blvd.: The Eastern Shore’s premier black-tie event promises an evening filled with dinner, dancing and fun. Now in its 28th year, Grand Summer Ball has raised nearly $4 million to support special projects for Thomas Hospital! Don’t miss out on this event!

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8/24: Lap’s Local Sunday Funday:
Lap’s, causeway: Sunday is the last day of the week. It’s the best day of the week. It’s the day you get to finish strong and finish right. Why not extend the weekend festivities just a bit longer? Savour your summer. Celebrate Sundays with some local music:  Sugarcane Jane: 4:00 – 5:15 p.m., Underhill: 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.,The Mulligan Brothers: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Don’t miss out!

Upcoming Event: 9/8:  Fall season of GO Kickball- Come join the party with 700+ of your closest friends! Sign-up for leagues in Mobile and Daphne by Sep 8.

Upcoming Event: 9/16: Yellow Carpet Premiere of the film Yellow Day:
Downtown Mobile, Civic Center Theater: Yellow Day, a feature film, was created by a community of people seeking a new entertainment culture. This new culture strives for excellence, beauty and great storytelling.  Buy one ticket to the Yellow Carpet Premiere and get 2 additional tickets to Premiere Cinemas for showings on September 19-21!

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What’s Happening Week of 08/13

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Alabama Restaurant Week
Alabama Restaurant Week is the 15th – 24th.  Get out and try a new joint! (photo via FB.com)

8/13: Kid’s Night at Bridgewater Community Church:
11247 US Highway 31 Spanish Fort: Bring the kids by for a fun-filled movie night; Wednesday night at the movies for kids (ages 3 thru 6th grade)! Movies start at 6 PM.  There will also be free popcorn and drinks. This week’s movie is Wreck it Ralph (Disney)!

8/15: Grand Hotel Beverage Academy:
The Grand Hotel, Fairhope: Please join the Grand Hotel for Alabama’s only beverage academy here in Fairhope, Al. This month, set sail as The Grand Hotel explores the history of rum and we create a few classic cocktails including Daiquiris and Mojitos!

8/15-8/17: Steel Magnolias:
Mobile Theatre Guild, 14 N. Lafayette St.: The quintessential story of friendship and trust, Steel Magnolias serves up a southern slice of life that’s as warm and comforting as sweet potato pie! In the world of Truvy’s local-homegrown beauty salon, six very different women come together to share their secrets, fears and love for one another while engaging the audience in hysterical and neighborly gossip! Directed by Daniel Mainwaring.

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8/15- 8/17: Annie!:
Playhouse in the Park, 4851 Museum Dr.: “Annie!” is the captivating show for all ages based on the famous comic strip “Little Orphan Annie.” Audiences will delight in the adventures of the fiery young orphan girl whose life goes from rags to riches with her dog Sandy and her wealthy benefactor “Daddy” Warbucks. Fri & Sat, 7:30 PM; Sun, 2:30 PM.) Adult tickets are $15; students & senior tickets are $12.

8/16: Wilmer Hall Fundraiser: Get Fired Up:
Wilmer Hall, Front Lawn, Mobile:  Hungry for some ribs? “FIRED UP” will be smokin’ your ribs all night long!  $30 per slab, and slabs will go at a “first come first serve”  basis! All money raised goes to support Wilmer Hall.

8/16: First annual Bayou La Batre Kayak Classic:
This fishing tournament will be held along the coastline of Bayou La Batre and the Gulf of Mexico. Join us with a shotgun start at 6am and compete for over 33 different awards including Master and Junior Angler divisional titles! Junior anglers will be allowed to fish from pier and land as well as kayaks! Family and friends… you are invited too! A full day of festivities including live music, fresh food, cold spirits and tons of fun will be in store for you at tournament headquarters at the Bayou La Batre City Docks.

8/19: Coastal Alabama’s Farmers & Fisherman’s Market:
20733 Miflin Road, Foley, Alabama: Enjoy healthier, tastier, and a sustainable food source from the Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fishermen’s Market! Tuesday 2:00-6:00 PM! EAT FRESH! EAT LOCAL!

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8/19- 8/20: Class for Gulf Coast Gardening:
Mobile Botanical Gardens, 5151 Museum Dr.: For beginning and experienced gardeners. Instructor; Bill Finch. Tue, 1 – 3 PM, through Sep 23 or Wed, 6 – 8 PM, through Sep 24.  Don’t miss out, your plants will thank you!

8/23: Dauphin Street Beer Festival:
Dauphin Street, downtown Mobile: Work your way down Dauphin Street, sampling a variety of beers at participating restaurants and bars. From pale ales to darker brews, there’s something on tap for everyone. Purchase a ticket at any participating venue (Crescent Theater, Soul Kitchen and Serda’s Coffee Co.), grab a mug ($25) and a map and drink to your heart’s content!

8/24: Lap’s Local Sunday Funday:
Lap’s, causeway: Sunday is the last day of the week. It’s the best day of the week. It’s the day you get to finish strong and finish right. Why not extend the weekend festivities just a bit longer? Savour your summer. Celebrate Sundays with some local music:  Sugarcane Jane: 4:00 – 5:15 p.m., Underhill: 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.,The Mulligan Brothers: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Don’t miss out!

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Upcoming Event: 9/16: Yellow Carpet Premiere of the film Yellow Day:
Downtown Mobile, Civic Center Theater: Yellow Day, a feature film, was created by a community of people seeking a new entertainment culture. This new culture strives for excellence, beauty and great storytelling.  Buy one ticket to the Yellow Carpet Premiere and get 2 additional tickets to Premiere Cinemas for showings on September 19-21!

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What’s Happening 08/06 – 08/13

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Delta Project Bike Mural - Mobile, AL
Even our local officers are getting involved in the Delta Bike Project’s Mural (photo via Facebook.com)

8/06: Founder’s Day/ Walter Bellingrath’s Birthday:
Bellingrath Gardens and Home, 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd.: In honor of Mr Bellingrath (born in Atlanta in 1869; Mobile’s first Coca-Cola bottler and the founder of Bellingrath Gardens and Home), FREE Gardens admission for all Mobile and Baldwin County residents. 8 AM – 5 PM.

8/7: Elvis Tribute Show:
Gulf Shores United Methodist Church, 1720 Gulf Shores Parkway: Come to the “Elvis Remembered” tribute show featuring Shane Tucker and the Promised Land Band wsg. Doors open at 5:45, show starts at 6:30. Tickets on sale for $10 at the church office!

8/7-8/9: Live Music at Big Daddy’s on Fish River:
Live Music every Friday, Saturday & Sunday on the banks of the scenic Fish River, outside of Fairhope AL. This is a FREE and Family Friendly event!

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8/7-8/9: 17th Annual Professional Rodeo:
Foley Horse Arena, 113 E. Rosetta Ave.:  Professional cowboys and cowgirls all over the country are getting ready for their favorite Southeastern Rodeo! The event’s title sponsor is South Baldwin Regional Medical Center and its sustaining sponsor is Dodge RAM Rodeo. All proceeds benefit the Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation, a nonprofit that provides training, funding and support for peer-to-peer programs in Baldwin County public elementary, intermediate, middle, high schools and two private school systems.

8/08- 8/10: Annie!:
Playhouse in the Park, 4851 Museum Dr.: “Annie!” is the captivating show for all ages based on the famous comic strip “Little Orphan Annie.” Audiences will delight in the adventures of the fiery young orphan girl whose life goes from rags to riches with her dog Sandy and her wealthy benefactor “Daddy” Warbucks. Fri & Sat, 7:30 PM; Sun, 2:30 PM.) Adult tickets are $15; students & senior tickets are $12.

8/8: LoDa ArtWalk and ArtRide:
LoDa Arts District: Exhibitions (with receptions) and entertainment in a variety of downtown galleries and other venues. Second Fri, 6 – 9 PM. LoDa Arts District (LOwer DAuphin St) Check NCS website for complete list of activities/map after noon the day of the event.  Special Bike Theme included Bike Art, Bike Riders, Bike Polo, and more.

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8/8-8/9: Coastal Alabama’s Farmers & Fisherman’s Market:
20733 Miflin Road, Foley, Alabama: Enjoy healthier, tastier, and a sustainable food source from the Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fishermen’s Market! Fridays 2:00-6:00 PM, Saturdays 9:00-2:00PM. EAT FRESH! EAT LOCAL!

8/9:SandStock:
Flora-Bama Lounge & Package,17401 Perdido Key Dr.: It’s not Woodstock, but it’s pretty close. Good food, good music and good times all around. Hippie style clothing encouraged!

8/12: Class for Gulf Coast Gardening:
Mobile Botanical Gardens, 5151 Museum Dr.: For beginning and experienced gardeners. Instructor; Bill Finch. Tue, 1 – 3 PM, through Sep 23 or Wed, 6 – 8 PM, through Sep 24.  Don’t miss out, your plants will thank you!

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8/13: Kid’s Night at Bridgewater Community Church:
11247 US Highway 31 Spanish Fort: Bring the kids by for a fun-filled movie night; Wednesday night at the movies for kids (ages 3 thru 6th grade)! Movies start at 6 PM.  There will also be free popcorn and drinks. This week’s movie is Wreck it Ralph (Disney)!

Upcoming Event: 8/15: Grand Hotel Beverage Academy:
The Grand Hotel, Fairhope: Please join the Grand Hotel for Alabama’s only beverage academy here in Fairhope, Al. This month, set sail as The Grand Hotel explores the history of rum and we create a few classic cocktails including Daiquiris and Mojitos!

Upcoming Event: 9/16: Yellow Carpet Premiere of the film Yellow Day:
Downtown Mobile, Civic Center Theater: Yellow Day, a feature film, was created by a community of people seeking a new entertainment culture. This new culture strives for excellence, beauty and great storytelling.  Buy one ticket to the Yellow Carpet Premiere and get 2 additional tickets to Premiere Cinemas for showings on September 19-21!

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What’s Happening 07/30 – 08/06

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Could “Slide the City” make it to Mobile?!?  Check out the video on our Facebook Page - Awesome!

7/28-8/3: Barre3 Free Classes:
Barre3 6345 Airport Blvd, Unit N, Mobile: Celebrate the grand opening of Barre3 Mobile with free classes! They have a few spots left so grab yours by signing up here:http://bit.ly/1k8jMH9 Did you know they are also offering free childcare next week?

7/30: USPS Battle of Mobile Bay Stamp Unveiling:
History Museum of Mobile, 111 South Royal Street: The US Postal Service will celebrate the150th anniversary of the Civil War with a souvenir sheet of a stamp design of the Battle of Mobile Bay, AL (same value as forever stamp)! Alabama Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe will serve as dedicating official for the First-Day-Of-Issue (FDOI) stamp ceremony at the History Museum of Mobile, dedication ceremony is free to the public! Starts at 10:30 AM.

7/31: Market on the Hill:
Lavretta Park, Spring Hill: Local products: Veggies, plants, and honey; fish and shrimp; baked breads, muffins, pastries; arts and crafts – and more. City of Mobile Neighborhood and Community Services. 3 – 6 PM.

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8/01: First Friday Artwalk:
401 Oak Street, Fairhope: Exhibit openings–with guest artists, refreshments and live entertainment – at a variety of venues; map of participating venues, including specialty shops and restaurants!

8/01- 8/03: Annie!:
Playhouse in the Park, 4851 Museum Dr.: “Annie!” is the captivating show for all ages based on the famous comic strip “Little Orphan Annie.” Audiences will delight in the adventures of the fiery young orphan girl whose life goes from rags to riches with her dog Sandy and her wealthy benefactor “Daddy” Warbucks.Fri & Sat, 7:30 PM; Sun, 2:30 PM.) Adult tickets are $15; students & senior tickets are $12.

8/01: Cuts for Kids: Free Haircuts!
Remington College School of Cosmetology: Kids get free back-to-school haircuts during this sixth annual Cuts for Kids event. Throughout the month of August, Remington College cosmetology programs will provide FREE haircuts to kids 17 and under. Call 251-342-4848 to schedule an appointment! They will also be collecting school supplies – pens, pencils, notebooks, etc. Anyone who brings in a donation can get a free haircut, manicure, or pedicure for themselves. All school supplies collected will go to local schools.

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8/02-8/03: Gun & Knife Show at The Grounds:
The Grounds, 1035 Cody Rd. N.: The Grounds will host the annual Gun and Knife Show featuring hundreds of tables and dozens of tables! Don’t miss out on a fun event and great location!

8/02: Jazz in the Temple:
The Temple Downtown, 321 St. Francis Street: A 16th birthday party for the Festival.  The line up will be as follows: 4:30 – 5:45 PM: Bay City Brass; 6 – 7:15 PM: Keep it Live; and 7:30 – 9 PM: Jason Marsalis. 2014 Gulf Coast Ethnic and Heritage Jazz Festival. 4 – 9:30 PM. This is a GREAT event and it’s FREE!

8/02-8/03: Anniversary of The Battle of Mobile Bay and Siege of Fort Gaines:
Fort Gaines, 51 Bienville Blvd., Dauphin Island:  The well-preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay for more than 150 year. Now a fascinating historic site, the Fort stands at the eastern tip of Dauphin Island where it commands panoramic views of the bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Come and experience a living history day for the whole family. Events include: Blacksmithing, Military drills, Cannon Firing, and live music by Kracker Dan Band!

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8/06: Founder’s Day/ Walter Bellingrath’s Birthday:
Bellingrath Gardens and Home, 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd.: In honor of Mr Bellingrath (born in Atlanta in 1869; Mobile’s first Coca-Cola bottler and the founder of Bellingrath Gardens and Home), FREE Gardens admission for all Mobile and Baldwin County residents. 8 AM – 5 PM.

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What’s Happening in Mobile: 7/23 – 7/29

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It was an exciting night to be downtown watching vaulters compete in the street. HS Senior Devin King cleared 18′! (photo courtesy of AL.com)

7/24: Market on the Hill:
Lavretta Park, Spring Hill: Local products: Veggies, plants, and honey; fish and shrimp; baked breads, muffins, pastries; arts and crafts – and more. City of Mobile Neighborhood and Community Services. 3 – 6 PM.

7/24: The Music of Whitney Houston: A Celebration:
Saenger Theatre, 6 S Joachim St: Whitney had a remarkable singing ability, a powerful voice and unique delivery that touched our hearts and souls. Broadway sensation Rashidra Scott joins Windborne Music to celebrate this amazing woman and her extraordinary talent with an evening of Whitney’s biggest hits! Show starts at 8 PM. Tickets are $35 – $100.

7/24: Film: A Life in the Day:
Centre for the Living Arts Art Park, Dauphin St between Jackson and Joachim Sts: CLA is launching a robust series of educational and public programs for all ages that explore globalization and it’s implications for the Gulf Coast. Please bring your own chairs, blankets, and beverages. An ice-cream truck will be available! Starts at 7:30 PM. Free.

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7/25- 7/27: Annie!:
Playhouse in the Park, 4851 Museum Dr.: “Annie!” is the captivating show for all ages based on the famous comic strip “Little Orphan Annie.” Audiences will delight in the adventures of the fiery young orphan girl whose life goes from rags to riches with her dog Sandy and her wealthy benefactor “Daddy” Warbucks.Fri & Sat, 7:30 PM; Sun, 2:30 PM. Adult tickets are $15; students & senior tickets are $12.

7/26: Murder! What a Drag! Mystery Dinner:
Mobile Carnival Museum, 355 Government St.: Evening includes a tour of the museum, unlimited wine bar (from 6:30 PM), catered dinner by Creative Catering, and a mystery/comedy by Dorrie Smith performed by the Mobile Mystery Dinner Players, with special guest star Venus Shante DaVis. Show starts at 7 PM. $59. Reservations required.

7/26: One Mobile Summer Service Project:
Maitre Park: 2412 Halls Mill Rd & Medal of Honor Park: 1711 Hillcrest Rd: Join us for a day of community service and fun! This Saturday two groups of volunteers will head to two of our city’s parks, Maitre Park and Medal of Honor Park, and turn your ideas into action by painting, planting, removing trash, and most of all, making our parks places to stay in, play in, and be proud of! Bring family and friends to either park. There will be volunteer activities for all ages. Tools, lawnmowers, paintbrushes, etc are welcomed!

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7/26: Red Solo Cup:
Old 27 Grill, 19992 Alabama 181, Fairhope: Come on out to Old 27 Grill and hear the sounds of Charles Davis from the Leavin Brothers, a well-known six piece harmony country band. You won’t want to miss it!

7/26: Market on the Square:
Cathedral Square, Downtown Mobile: Locally grown produce, seafood, beef, honeys, breads, pastas, cheeses, plants, handcrafted goods for kitchen and home; live music; art and crafts. Starts at 7:30 AM and lasts until noon! This is the last one of the season!

7/28-8/3: Barre3 Studio Grand Opening & Free Classes: 
6345 Airport Blvd, Unit N, Mobile: Celebrate the grand opening of Barre3 Mobile with free classes! They have a few spots left so grab yours by signing up here: http://bit.ly/1k8jMH9 Did you know they are also offering free childcare next week? Don’t forget to get a sneak peak of the studio THIS Thursday on 7/24 for Barre3′s Open House! 

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7/30: USPS Battle of Mobile Bay Stamp Unveiling:
History Museum of Mobile, 111 South Royal Street: The US Postal Service will celebrate the150th anniversary of the Civil War with a souvenir sheet of a stamp design of the Battle of Mobile Bay, AL (same value as forever stamp)! Alabama Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe will serve as dedicating official for the First-Day-Of-Issue (FDOI) stamp ceremony at the History Museum of Mobile, dedication ceremony is free to the public! Starts at 10:30 AM.

Upcoming Event: 8/7-8/9: 17th Annual Professional Rodeo:
Foley Horse Arena, 113 E. Rosetta Ave.:  Professional cowboys and cowgirls all over the country are getting ready for their favorite Southeastern Rodeo! The event’s title sponsor is South Baldwin Regional Medical Center and its sustaining sponsor is Dodge RAM Rodeo. All proceeds benefit the Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation, a nonprofit that provides training, funding and support for peer-to-peer programs in Baldwin County public elementary, intermediate, middle, high schools and two private school systems.

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What’s Happening 07/16 – 07/23

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Mobile, AL - Bike Rides
Mobile has active bike riding groups, from leisure to hardcore (photo courtesy of Facebook)

7/16: Penguin Planet Exhibit:
Gulf Coast Exploreum, 65 Government Street: Full of distinctive personalities, the Exploreum welcomes four African black-footed penguins as they make their splashing debut on July 4. The exhibit will feature the live penguins, as well as keeper talks, interactive activities and fun, educational displays. Special behind-the-scenes experiences, school group visits and event space is also available.

7/16: Kids Gulf Discovery Day:
Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile: Grab the kids and join us for a morning filled with activities and displays and learn about ecology of the Gulf of Mexico and the Fowl River basin from area experts. Winged Ambassadors will feature trained free- flight Birds of Prey including sacred falcon, turkey vulture, black vulture, red tail hawk, great horned owl, and a Russian owl that was featured on the Walking Dead. These birds of prey are trained to perform on command and to show the important roles these birds play in supporting the ecosystem. 9:00 to 12:00 Reservations Requested.

7/17: Market on the Hill:
Lavretta Park, Spring Hill: Local products: Veggies, plants, and honey; fish and shrimp; baked breads, muffins, pastries; arts and crafts – and more. City of Mobile Neighborhood and Community Services. 3 – 6 PM.

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7/17: Travis Tritt Concert:
Mobile Saenger Theatre, 6 South Joachim St.: Don’t miss the chance to see  Travis Tritt in MOBILE. His 1990 debut Country Club and its succession of hits put him in the vanguard of the genre’s early ’90s boom. At the same time, his conspicuous lack of a cowboy hat and musical aggressiveness set him apart. The next eight albums and scores of hit singles led him to amass more than 25 million in career album sales, two Grammys, three CMA Awards and a devoted fan base that filled venues coast-to-coast.

7/18: Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo:
531 Lemoyne Dr, Dauphin Island, AL: Founded in 1929, the largest fishing tournament in the world features 30 categories with prizes awarded for first, second and third place. BTW, the prizes are really awesome! Don’t miss out!

7/19: Market on the Square:
Cathedral Square, Downtown Mobile: Locally grown produce, seafood, beef, honeys, breads, pastas, cheeses, plants, handcrafted goods for kitchen and home; live music; art and crafts. Starts at 7:30 AM and lasts until noon!

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7/19: Dauphin Street Vault:
Downtown Mobile: About 150 hardy athletes will be on the run in downtown Mobile on Saturday for the fourth annual Dauphin Street Vault. The landing pits will be set up at Heroes Sports Bar & Grill at the corner of Dauphin and Jackson streets, and at T.P. Crockmiers at Dauphin and Joachim streets. The vaulting will begin about 10 a.m. and continues all day, with the most elite athletes taking the stage about 7 p.m.!

7/20-29: Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits:
Mobile Theatre Guild: An uproarious send-up of some of your favorite Broadway shows, this satirical revue takes on favorites such as “Chicago,” “Les Miserables,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Rent,” ”‘Into the Woods“ and “Spamalot!”  Enjoy performances by some of your favorite Broadway stars as you’ve never seen them before (and probably never will again!) You’ll recognize the tunes and the characters, and laugh your socks off at the hilarious twist given to each of them!

7/26: Red Solo Cup:
Old 27 Grill, Fairhope: Come on out to Old 27 Grill and hear the sounds of Charles Davis from the Leavin Brothers, a well-known six piece harmony country band!

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Upcoming Event: 8/7-8/9: 17th Annual Professional Rodeo:
Foley Horse Arena, 113 E. Rosetta Ave.:  Professional cowboys and cowgirls all over the country are getting ready for their favorite Southeastern Rodeo! The event’s title sponsor is South Baldwin Regional Medical Center and its sustaining sponsor is Dodge RAM Rodeo. All proceeds benefit the Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation, a nonprofit that provides training, funding and support for peer-to-peer programs in Baldwin County public elementary, intermediate, middle, high schools and two private school systems.

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What’s Happening 07/09 – 07/16

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Mobile, AL - Delta Bike Project
The Delta Bike Project is doing really cool things in Mobile — check them out!

7/9-16: Penguin Planet Exhibit:
Gulf Coast Exploreum, 65 Government Street: Full of distinctive personalities, the Exploreum welcomes four African black-footed penguins as they make their splashing debut on July 4. The exhibit will feature the live penguins, as well as keeper talks, interactive activities and fun, educational displays. Special behind-the-scenes experiences, school group visits and event space is also available.

7/11: Artwalk at History Museum of Mobile:
History Museum of Mobile, 111 South Royal Street,Mobile: The History Museum of Mobile is pleased to announce that it is joining the list of downtown attractions that participate in ArtWalk. Each month, the museum will highlight a different theme in its new community gallery, adjacent to the lobby.

7/11: Mardi Gras in July:
Fairhope Brewing Company: A weekend-long celebration of the Gulf Coast’s favorite season — in a different season. Masquerade, music, king cakes, Lil Poison Brown Ale, and much much more.  $15 gets you a commemorative glass, a beer, and entrance to both nights!

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7/11: Waste Land Film:
Center of Living Art Park: As part of PRE-GLO, CLA is launching a robust series of educational and public programs for all ages that explore globalization and it’s implications for the Gulf Coast. The PRE-GLO summer film series begins at dark  in the CLA Art Park on Dauphin Street, and continues throughout the summer with critically acclaimed films! Please bring your own chairs, blankets, and beverages. An ice-cream truck will be available!

7/12: The Young Women’s Civic Club is hosting the 2nd Annual Shop for a Cause:
The Greater Gulf State Fairground, 1035 Cody Road N. Mobile: This FREE Summer Charity Event will benefit USA Women’s & Children’s, McKemie Place, & YWCC. A portion of all proceeds will be donated. Vendors include: Mary Kay, Thirty One, Sassy Southern Dips, & more!

7/15: March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction:
Pinzone’s Italian Village:  Join the March of Dimes for a networking and fundraising for healthier babies! Tickets are $15 at the door and include food and signature drinks prepared by Chef Scott. Music will be provided by Ryan Balthrop!

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7/16: Kids Gulf Discovery Day:
Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile: Grab the kids and join us for a morning filled with activities and displays and learn about ecology of the Gulf of Mexico and the Fowl River basin from area experts. Winged Ambassadors will feature trained free- flight Birds of Prey including sacred falcon, turkey vulture, black vulture, red tail hawk, great horned owl, and a Russian owl that was featured on the Walking Dead. These birds of prey are trained to perform on command and to show the important roles these birds play in supporting the ecosystem. 9:00 to 12:00 Reservations Requested.

7/17: Travis Tritt Concert:
Mobile Saenger Theatre, 6 South Joachim St.: Don’t miss the chance to see  Travis Tritt in MOBILE. His 1990 debut Country Club and its succession of hits put him in the vanguard of the genre’s early ’90s boom. At the same time, his conspicuous lack of a cowboy hat and musical aggressiveness set him apart. The next eight albums and scores of hit singles led him to amass more than 25 million in career album sales, two Grammys, three CMA Awards and a devoted fan base that filled venues coast-to-coast.

7/18: Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo:
531 Lemoyne Dr, Dauphin Island, AL: Founded in 1929, the largest fishing tournament in the world features 30 categories with prizes awarded for first, second and third place. BTW, the prizes are really awesome! Don’t miss out!

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7/20-29: Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits:
Mobile Theatre Guild: An uproarious send-up of some of your favorite Broadway shows, this satirical revue takes on favorites such as “Chicago,” “Les Miserables,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Rent,” ”‘Into the Woods“ and “Spamalot!”  Enjoy performances by some of your favorite Broadway stars as you’ve never seen them before (and probably never will again!) You’ll recognize the tunes and the characters, and laugh your socks off at the hilarious twist given to each of them!

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What’s Happening 07/02 – 07/09

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07/03 – Red, White, and Brews:
O’daly’s Irish Pub, Downtown Mobile:  Drink Specials and Corn Hole Tournaments.  What better way to start the July 4th Weekend?

07/04 – “An Independence Celebration” Concert:
USS Alabama Battleship Park, Mobile: Come see a show at a great location.  Songs celebrating our independence.  Show starts at 7pm, with fireworks along with live music at 9pm.

07/04 – Penguins in Mobile:
Exploreum, Downtown Mobile: Join the Exploreum Science Center on July 4 as they welcome 4 African Black-Footed Penguins to the Gulf Coast for their splashing debut at Penguin Planet, the Exploreum’s newest exhibit!

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07/04 – First Friday Artwalk:
Downtown Fairhope:  This community art and entertainment event is FREE and open to anyone! Between 20-30 venues are open between 6PM and 8PM for the ArtWalk. Art Walk venues have openings, talks, music, and other special activities! Some venues even have wine & apps! Don’t miss out!

07/04 – Independence Concert:
Henry George Park, Fairhope: If you live closer to the Eastern Shore this is a great option for you for concerts.  Music from 7-9pm.  Bring a blanket!

07/04 – Watermelon Festival:
Grand Bay, AL: Arts, crafts and family entertainment.  Kids can explore the train rides, pony rides, face painting and more. Admission is $5 per car.  Oh yeah, and they will have watermelon…

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07/05 – Saturday Morning Bike Ride:
Cream and Sugar, Downtown Mobile:  We have a huge active group of riders in Mobile, from leisure riders to hard core sprinters.  Why not find the right group for you?  Here’s your chance.

07/06 – Super Heroes and Villains Brunch:
Cafe 615, Downtown Mobile:  Been wanting to try out brunch at 615?  Been wanting to save some cash on the champaign portion?  Dress as a superhero and your champaign is free with your meal!

07/08 – Get Wiff It League:
O’daly’s Irish Pub, Downtown Mobile: Another way for a weekly wind down and exercise at the same time.  Weekly wiffle ball.  Registration includes your t-shirt.

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What’s Happening 06/25 – 07/02

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150+ Riding the Myrtle Crepe Trail with the Delta Bike Project (courtesy of Facebook)

6/26: Fairhope Summer Outdoor Farmer’s Market:
The market will be held on Thursday evenings from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. behind the Fairhope Public Library on Bancroft Street in downtown Fairhope. The market will be held on Thursdays from Thursday May 1 through July 10. The market will offer fresh Baldwin County produce, fresh cut flowers, local honey, a large variety of plants, baked goods and more.

6/26: Market on the Hill:
Lavretta Park, Springhill, Parkway St W: Local products: Veggies, plants, and honey; fish and shrimp; baked breads, muffins, pastries; arts and crafts – and more. City of Mobile Neighborhood and Community Services. 3 – 6 PM.

6/26: Kids Day in Bienville Square:
Bienville Square, downtown Mobile: Features balloon clowns, stage performers, face painters, MPD’s mini horses, a rolling zoo, a touch lab, hands-on crafts, story time, and other activities. 10 AM – 1 PM. Oh, and it’s FREE!

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6/27: 57th National Finals – Preliminaries & Finals Night
Mobile Civic Center Theater: Come out and support the Final round of the Distinguished Young Women Competition for the Class of 2014! Check out the ten finalists as they compete in fitness, talent and self-expression and enjoy performances from Nicole Renard, Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2013. At the end of the night, one young woman will be named Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2014.

6/27-29: Forbidden Broadway:
Mobile Theatre Guild: An uproarious send-up of some of your favorite Broadway shows and stars!  This satirical revue,opened in New York in January, 1982, and ran for 2,332 performances!  Since then Alessandrini has rewritten the show over a dozen times to include parodies of newer shows, and this latest edition is sure to please!  You’ll recognize the tunes and the characters, and laugh your socks off at the hilarious twist given to each of them!  Directed by Eric Browne.

6/28: Dial ” M” for Marriage – Mystery Dinner:
Mobile Carnival Museum, 355 Government St: Evening includes a tour of the museum, unlimited wine bar (from 6:30 PM), catered dinner by Courtyard Manor Catering, and a mystery/comedy performed by the Mobile Mystery Dinner Players. 7 PM. $59. Reservations required.

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6/28: Mobile Botanical Gardens MarketPlace:
Mobile Botanical Gardens, 5151 Museum Dr:  You will find on sale many of the same unusual, interesting, native and hard to find plants featured at Spring Plant Sale, plus new merchandise arriving weekly. Staffed by Master Gardeners! Sale is from 9 – 11 AM! Don’t miss out!

6/28: Market on the Square:
Cathedral Square, downtown Mobile: Locally grown produce, seafood, beef, honeys, breads, pastas, cheeses, plants, handcrafted goods for kitchen and home; live music; art and crafts. Put on by the City of Mobile’s Neighborhood & Community Services and Mobile Arts Council.

6/29: Bronstein’s Super Sunday Anniversary Sale:
Bronstein’s Fine Furniture, 458 Azalea Road: From 1-5 p.m. the Super Sunday Anniversary Celebration will be held! Bronstein’s 34th anniversary will feature new furniture & accessories and offer event-exclusive pricing of up to 80% OFF.  BONUS! The first 34 shoppers will receive a surprise gift!

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6/29: America – The Heartland’s Songs Of Summer:
Tanner-Williams United Methodist Church:  The Greater Mobile Bay Area Choral Society will present a Patriotic Concert entitled: America – The Heartland’s Songs of Summer on Sunday, June 29th at 5:00 p.m.  The free concert will be presented at Tanner Williams United Methodist Church in Wilmer, Alabama. It’s free!

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What’s Happening 06/18 – 06/25

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Getting set at the Hot Air Balloon Festival this past weekend (photo credit: Christopher Mills via Facebook)

6/18: Dinner on the Delta:
BlueGill Restaurant: Join the 50 state representatives for a night of fun and great food on BLUEGILL’s back deck.

6/19: Fairhope Summer Outdoor Farmer’s Market:
The market will be held on Thursday evenings from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. behind the Fairhope Public Library on Bancroft Street in downtown Fairhope. The market will be held on Thursdays from Thursday May 1 through July 10. The market will offer fresh Baldwin County produce, fresh cut flowers, local honey, a large variety of plants, baked goods and more.

6/20:8th Annual Wintzell’s Golf Classic Benefiting Distinguished Young Women
Lakewood Golf Club: Enjoy a round of golf benefiting Distinguished Young Women. The 50 state representatives will be on hand to greet golfers at the start of the tournament. Visit link above to learn more!

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6/20: Grand Hotel Beverage Academy – Intro into Beer:
Grand Hotel Marriott, Point Clear: Summer has arrived and its time to fire up the grill and grab an ice cold beverage. Join the Grand Hotel Beverage Academy as they discuss the history and production of beer and we taste different style. Jason Wilson with Back Forty Beer Brewery will be joining us for this event.

6/21: Market on the Square:
Cathedral Square, downtown Mobile: Locally grown produce, seafood, beef, honeys, breads, pastas, cheeses, plants, handcrafted goods for kitchen and home; live music; art and crafts. Put on by the City of Mobile’s Neighborhood & Community Services and Mobile Arts Council.

6/21: SDES Live Well Walk:
University of South Alabama SGA Pavilion: Southeastern Diabetes Education Services (SDES) will host the First Annual Live Well Walk  starting at 9 am – 12pm!  Featuring a family friendly 5K road course and 1K fun walk along the USA Swamp Loop, live musical entertainment by local favorites, and healthy snacks for all participants. Each participants’ fundraising efforts will enable kids to attend Camp Seale Harris – Alabama’s only diabetes camp located right here in Mobile. No registration fee to participate. However, all participants that raise a minimum of $50 in donations will receive an official Live Well Walk t-shirt.

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6/21: Mobile Barre3 Community Class:
Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Dr: Get your workout on at 1pm at the Mobile Museum of Art for Barre3’s LAST community FREE class! They can’t wait to meet you, so RSVP to mobile@barre3.com or message them on Facebook to reserve your spot! All you need to bring is a yoga mat and a water bottle! Did we mention it was FREE? Try it out!

6/21: Bel Air Mall Extravaganza!
Bel Air Mall, Mobile:  Don’t miss your chance to come out and meet all 50 of the State Representatives and the Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2013, Nicole Renard. During this fun-filled morning, you will be able to choose from many different activities to do with the representatives. You can even get their autographs and  have your photo taken with your favorite!

6/21: Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry + Plain White T’s:
The Amphitheater at The Wharf: Rock out with the Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry, an American rock group fronted by “American Idol” star Chris Daughtry. This star-studded night also includes a special performance by pop punk band Plain White T’s.

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6/22: Forbidden Broadway:
Mobile Theatre Guild: An uproarious send-up of some of your favorite Broadway shows and stars!  This satirical revue,opened in New York in January, 1982, and ran for 2,332 performances!  Since then Alessandrini has rewritten the show over a dozen times to include parodies of newer shows, and this latest edition is sure to please!  You’ll recognize the tunes and the characters, and laugh your socks off at the hilarious twist given to each of them!  Directed by Eric Browne.

6/24: Fairhope Museum of History: “Tea for Two”:
Fairhope Museum of History: “Tea for Two” will begin at 2:00 p.m with speakers Joey Brackner, Chris Holmes, and Mary Allison Hayne, who will present their new program on Jubilees.   Each Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m., the Museum hosts a ‘tea’ where guests enjoy a cup of delicious Baldwin County tea, cookies and a lecture on an interesting aspect of Fairhope history. These very popular afternoon events are sponsored by the Friends of the Museum group.

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