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!

Sandy Stimpson_ Small Business
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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Do Some Good!
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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What’s Happening in Mobile Father’s Day Weekend 2016

Posted by on Jun 14, 2016 in RunDown | No Comments

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Dragon Boat 2016 _Grant Recipients
Featured Photo: The Fuse Project’s 3rd Annual Dragon Boat Festival raised over $210k. That’s incredible! The festival was a ton of fun but this is really what it’s all about- giving back! Congrats to Bay Minette Middle School, Daphne Kappa League, Fuse Project’s Non-Profit Co-Working Space, NEST of Mobile and Victory Teaching Farms for being the 2016 grant recipients!  Photo Credit: Jeff Nelson Photography

 

Do Some Good!
PDQ on University Blvd in Mobile is hosting a Family Fun Night for Lifelines Counseling Services on Friday June 17th from 4-8pm. Mention Lifelines when you order and PDQ will generously donate a portion of sales to Lifelines. Fried Chicken Tenders on a Friday Night and do some good?! Yes, please! Keep Doing Good, Mobile!

6/15: Playhouse in the Park Fundraiser
Wednesday – 5:30-8pm, Red or White.
Mobile’s premier youth theater program welcomes the public to their annual wine tasting event. Come out and meet the crew behind the playhouse and what the latest news is for the theater company! Tasting is complimentary. Donations are welcome and tax-exempt.

6/16: Hot Hair Block Party
Thursday – 5:30pm, TMAC’s 2.
The total package party! Get in on the latest in hair, jam out to the sounds of DJ Bella and watch an aerialist while you sip, shop and snack! The Hot Hair Block Party is presented by the Mobile Fashion Council, a one of a kind organization keeping Mobile stylish, ahead of the trends and huge supporters of a things local in fashion!

6/16: Keith Urban
Thursday – 7pm, The Wharf.
Keith Urban is bringing his “Ripcord World Tour” to the Wharf Amphitheater as part of the 2016 C-Spire Concert Series. Special guests Brett Eldredge and Maren Morris will be rocking on stage as well!  

6/17: Fun Fridays at the Fort: Pirate Day
Friday – 10 & 11am, History Museum of Mobile.
The History Museum of Mobile is proud to host Fun Fridays at the Fort. Enjoy crafts, activities and stories for children age 5-10 celebrating Mobile’s unique colonial history at Fort Condé. Sessions are at 10 and 11am. Pirate themed activities- Come decorate paper pirate hats, create your own treasure map and hear the story of the pirate raid on Dauphin Island in 1710. Admission to the event is $1 and spots fill up fast- call 251.208.7569 to make reservations.

 

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6/18: Mystic Stripers Fishing Rodeo
Saturday – 6am, Dauphin Island Marina.
The largest one day saltwater fishing tournament on the Gulf Coast for both onshore and offshore fishing. Rodeo categories include King Mackerel, Speckled Trout, White Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Bonita, Croaker, Blackdrum, Ling (Cobia), Jack Crevalle, Flounder, Slotted Redfish, Tripletail (Blackfish), Bluefish, Sheepshead & Red Snapper – a total of 15 fish categories. Get your tickets now!

6/18: Race to the River 5K
Saturday – 7:30am, Ft. Conde Village.
While the start and finish lines for the 5K Run and Family Fun Run will be at Ft. Conde Village, the post-race activities, including the awards’ ceremony, will take place along the river in front of GulfQuest. Those festivities will include live music and refreshments, including a local favorite—shrimp and grits, provided by The Galley (GulfQuest’s café)—plus door prizes. All registered race and fun run participants will be entered to win door prizes that include a GulfQuest Family Membership and a child’s GulfQuest birthday party. Get out and race to the river!

6/18: Ride Yellow
Saturday – 7am, Halliday Park Bay Minette.
RIDEYELLOW is an Infirmary Health charity bike ride that begins at Halliday Park in Bay Minette, with a 6-mile tribute ride. Individuals can choose to participate in only the tribute ride or continue by pedaling the 10, 20 (new for 2016), 37 or 62 mile route at their leisure. Rest stops are available along the way and food, beverages and vendor booths are available when riders return to the park.

6/18: Distinguished Young Women Extravaganza
Saturday – 10am, The Shoppes at Bel Air.
It’s your chance to meet each and every one of the 51 state representatives for the Distinguished Young Women competition. Also, Maire Nakada, DYW of America for 2015 will be on site for a meet and greet. This will be a family fun, carnival style event for the whole family!

6/18: The Molly Ringwalds
Saturday – 10:30pm, Soul Kitchen.
The World’s Greatest 80’s Experience- teased hair, wild makeup and the best music from the 80’s. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 day of show. Admission is 18+ and the show is part of the Miller Lite Concert Series.

6/18: Locals Only Fest
Saturday – 11pm, The Brickyard.
The 2nd Annual Locals Only Fest is back again at the Brickyard on Dauphin Street Saturday night! The local artist line-up is quite impressive and includes The Mulligan Brothers, Harrison McInnis Trio, Eric Erdman and Lee Yankie- to name a few! Support our local musicians!

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6/19: Happy Father’s Day
Just a reminder to all fathers everywhere- we love you and thank you for all you do! Take a moment to reach out to your dad, your dad-like figure or a dad-to-be and let them know how much they are appreciated!

6/20: Young Professionals June Social
Monday – 6pm, Ralph & Kacoo’s.
Are you a young professional in the Mobile area? Looking to network with like-minded souls in a non-stuffy atmosphere? This event is for you! Door prizes are on the line, don’t miss out! Bring your business cards.

6/21: Mellow Milers
Tuesday- 6pm, Mellow Mushroom at the Loop.
Come join the Mellow Milers for a 5K through the charming neighborhoods of historic Mobile. Upon returning we will be serving pizza slices and beer! There is no fee, or purchase necessary to participate, so grab the whole family for a nice fun run!

 

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What’s Happening in Mobile the Week of 6/8-6/15/2016

Posted by on Jun 8, 2016 in RunDown | No Comments

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Exchange Students
Featured Photo: These students are soon heading to Japan to represent Mobile in an Exchange Program. What an exciting opportunity, you guys will represent us well! Photo Credit: City of Mobile | Facebook.com

CONTEST TIME! WIN 2 TICKETS TO THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY’S MAN AND WOMAN OF THE YEAR GRAND FINALE!

Do Some Good!
Lifelines Counseling Services
works to help our youth through different life stages. Having the support of the community through this mission helps ensure our youth can grow to be fruitful citizens. Help us continue our mission of empowering individuals and families in Mobile County. Read about how you can help Lifelines youth programs here or if you would like to make an online donation, click here. Thank you for your continued support of this fantastic resource in our community. Keep Doing Good, Mobile!

6/8: Harry Connick, Jr.
Wednesday – 8pm, Saenger Theater.
Recognized for his live and recorded musical performances and for his achievements on screens large and small, as well as on the Broadway stage, Harry Connick, Jr. has exemplified excellence in every aspect of the entertainment world. Check out his latest tour, “That Would Be Me” and see what everyone is raving about!

6/9: Kids Days in Bienville
Thursday – 10am-1pm, Bienville Square
Bring the kids out to Bienville Square for summertime fun and enjoy live entertainment, arts and crafts and visits from The Dauphin Island Sea Lab, the Mobile Police and Fire-Rescue Departments and much more! Free Admission and fun for all ages!

6/9: 2016 Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale
Thursday – 6-9pm, Azalea Manor.
Local professionals in our community have been competing against each other in some wild and crazy events to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for months! Please join the candidates, survivors, sponsors, campaign teams, friends, family and other LLS supporters at the Grand Finale for the announcement of the Man & Woman of the Year. The evening will include cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres, live music, and a spectacular live and silent auction. All ticket sales and proceeds benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Tickets are $50 and cocktail attire is required.

6/9: LODA Fun Run
Thursday – 6pm, Moe’s Original Bar B Que Downtown
The summer series of LODA Fun Runs presented by Fleet Feet Sports is back! Every Thursday runners, walkers and socializers of all levels are welcome to come out, get a run in and stay around for food and beer specials provided by Moe’s Bar B Que.

 

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6/10-6/12: Flora Bama Fishing Rodeo
Friday-Sunday – Flora-Bama
Join Flora-Bama for their 3rd Annual Fishing Rodeo! The FBFR is a multi-species, recreational and competitive fishing tournament featuring 38 categories with 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place prize packages for each category. A portion of the FBFR ticket sales will be donated to Operation ReConnect – A non profit organization geared to providing combat veterans with well-deserved family vacations. Get your tickets now!

6/10: LODA ArtWalk
Friday – 6-9pm, Downtown Lower Dauphin Street.
Second Fridays in the LoDA Art District have become quite a popular time and place to be! With the LoDa ArtWalk in its 8th year, the event seems to be getting better each month. Join downtown art galleries, institutions, studios and unique shops as they open their doors and welcome you inside to see beautiful artwork, sample delicious foods and hear the sounds of the LoDa Artwalk. This month Cathedral Square Gallery will be hosting “Colors of the Coast” a competition of local artists and their ability to add local flair to their work. Don’t miss it!

6/11: 3rd Annual Dragon Boat Festival
Saturday – 8-4pm, Battleship Memorial Parkway
The Fuse Project has been working hard this year to put on THE BEST Dragon Boat Festival yet! Come out to the Battleship and watch over 70 teams go head to head in 40 foot long Hong Kong style Dragon Boats to win the coveted #1 spot all the while raising tons of money for local non-profits. This family friendly, alcohol free event is sure to be a blast! In addition to watching the races, you can check out food trucks, fashion trucks, a petting zoo, a trackless train, a gyro gym, jumpies for children, pony rides, and all of the wonderful exhibits of The Battleship.

6/11: Killer Beaz
Saturday – 7&9pm, Azalea Manor.
Legendary comedian Killer Beaz returns to The Azalea Manor with his brand of “Laugh out Loud” comedy.  Beaz says about his shows, “I love my job! I just love making people belly laugh, and seeing the room absolutely erupt in laughter and fun, it’s fun to me.”  Killer Beaz is currently touring with his most recent release, “Don’t Ever Touch Anybody You Don’t Know!”  With thousands of radio, television and stage appearances, Beaz has been entertaining audiences for over two decades.  Get tickets before they sell out!

 

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6/12: Market at the Pillars
Sunday – 12-4pm, The Pillars of Mobile
The Market at the Pillars is back! This month’s vendors are sure to wow you! Looking for that perfect Father’s Day gift? You will no doubt find it here! Local boutiques, food vendors, artists, makers and more!

6/12: Distinguished Young Women’s Arrival Ceremony
Sunday – 3pm, Mobile Civic Center
Distinguished Young Women is a unique program that combines scholarship opportunities and Life Skills Training to talented young women all over the country. These beautiful ladies have the grades, the charm, the determination and talent and bring them together to compete here locally and we couldn’t be more excited about their arrival! Come welcome them to our beautiful Mobile this Sunday- Bring banners and your smiling faces!!

6/12: Kirk Franklin
Sunday – 7:30pm, Saenger Theater.
For nearly two decades now, Kirk Franklin has been a multi-platinum-selling purveyor of majestic fusions of gospel and contemporary music, and a mirror of Christian humanity boldly reflecting what one faith walking man can accomplish when he focuses on God and taps deep into the gifts He gives. Come see this Grammy award winner live!

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What’s Happening in Mobile June 1-June 8th, 2016

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in RunDown | No Comments

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Battleship Womens Rugby
Featured Photo: The Battleship Women’s Rugby team won the the Seersucker Sevens Tournament this weekend at the the USS Alabama. The team went undefeated in the first tournament of the 7’s season. Go Girls!! Want to play? They are now welcoming new members, click here for more info! Photo Credit: Battleship Women’s Rugby | Facebook.com

CONTEST TIME! WIN 2 TICKETS TO THE COASTAL SEAFOOD CRAZE FRIDAY NIGHT!

Do Some Good!
Victory Health Partners 
has been providing health care to low income uninsured members of our community for over a decade. To help these services continue in our area, Victory needs your help! For every $1 donated, $20 in medical care is given to someone in need. You can be a life saving hero and donate here. Would you rather get hands on and volunteer? Great, click here for more info! Keep Doing Good, Mobile!

06/01: All 4 Run – National Running Day
Wednesday – 6:15pm, Moe’s Bar B Que Downtown
Fleet Feet’s summer running series is back, just in time for National Running Day! Everyone and anyone of all ages are welcome to join in on the run! After the run, Moe’s will have specials available for participants including an All 4 Run pint glass- first come, first serve!

06/02: Cajun Cornhole Classic
Thursday – 5:30pm, Cathedral Square
Sponsored by Budweiser Busch Distributing and Rolling Rock, the 2nd annual Cajun Cornhole Classic in Cathedral Square might just be the liveliest fundraiser in town! Form a two-man team to help raise money in this tournament open to all ages. The proceeds will benefit Springboard to Success, the non-profit that manages the Urban Emporium, Mobile’s retail incubator. There’s even a $200 cash prize for the overall winning team and some great downtown swag for the team the with best name. $75 per team entry fee.

06/03: National Doughnut Day
Friday – All day – Krispy Kreme Locations
Quite possibly the sweetest day of the year! Don’t miss out on what everyone else is getting out of bed a bit earlier for! All Krispy Kreme customers will receive a FREE doughnut of any variety. We will certainly see you there!

06/03: 2016 Coastal Seafood Craze
Friday – 5-7pm, Hank Aaron Stadium
The Coastal Seafood Craze invites local restaurants to feature dishes made with locally caught seafood.  Gulf Coast seafood is an important part of our local culture, and we need to do everything we can to support and celebrate it.  Come enjoy the best of what our local waters have to offer while enjoying a great American pastime! Tickets are $25 per person.

 

 

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06/03: Mobile BayBears VS Pensacola Blue Wahoos
Friday – 7:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium
Come out to support the 20th season of our homegrown BayBears as they take on the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. This game is extra special as it is also “Survivor Celebration Night” presented by Southern Cancer Center. Come out and honor our local cancer survivors, enjoy a photo booth, free giveaways, treats and fireworks!

06/04: Kyser Miree Fishing Tournament
Saturday – 5am, The Wharf
The Kyser Miree Memorial Fishing Tournament is a fundraiser for transitional housing and vocational training for a family at Wilmer Hall Children’s Home and to benefit the Kyser Miree Memorial Scholarship Fund. The tournament is open to all ages and the prizes are pretty sweet! Be a part of a great way to remember Kyser Miree.

06/04: 12th Annual Publix Grandman Triathlon
Saturday – 7am, Fairhope Municipal Pier
The 12th Annual Publix Grandman Triathlon consists of 1/3-mile swim, 18 mile bike ride, and 5K run along the shore of Mobile Bay in Fairhope, AL. The event features between 700-800 racers and requires between 100-150 volunteers. Proceeds from the race benefit three local nonprofit organizations: Mobile Baykeeper, Gulf Coast Area Triathletes, and myTeam Triumph: Southern Alabama. Register to be a racer or sign up to be a volunteer instead!

06/06: Farm to Table
Monday – 6-8pm, Sessions Farm Market
Sponsored by the Mobile County Office of The Alabama Cooperative Extension System in partnership with the Master Gardener Program, The Farm to Table dinner seeks to connect local growers, restaurant chefs, and consumers in one network. Chefs and growers are excited to provide full servings of dishes prepared from locally grown produce. It’s going to be a delicious evening! Tickets are $60 per person.

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06/07: The Steeple – Open House
Tuesday – 5-7pm, The Steeple
The construction is coming to a close, the lights are about to be turned back on, and The Steeple is almost open for business! Come check out the new and improved space! Enjoy live entertainment and a drink as you explore the newest venue in town! This event is free and open to the public.

06/07: Weird Al Yankovic- The Mandatory World Tour
Tuesday – 6pm, Saenger Theater
The highest selling comedy recording artist in history and a pop culture icon, Weird Al Yankovic, is coming to the Saenger! Now in his fourth career decade as America’s foremost song parodist, he has been honored with four Grammy® Awards and fifteen nominations, including his most recent win in 2015 for Mandatory Fun, the first-ever comedy album in history to debut at #1 on the Billboard charts. Don’t miss him LIVE! Regular and VIP tickets still available!

06/08: Kids Gulf Discovery Day 2016
Wednesday – 9am-12pm, Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Learn about the wonders and biodiversity of the Gulf Coast from a variety of environmental organizations throughout the region at Bellingrath’s kid-focused Wonderful Wednesday program! Enjoy the Raptor Road Show from the Environmental Studies Center and take a cruise on Fowl River with Delta Safaris. Cruise times are booking quickly– make reservations today!

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What’s Happening in Mobile, AL Memorial Day Weekend 2016

Posted by on May 25, 2016 in RunDown | No Comments

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Dog Park
Featured Photo: Mayor Sandy Stimpson is excited about the new dog parks coming to town and we are too! Dog parks are a great way for communities to get together and pets to socialize! Photo Credit: Facebook.com | Sandy Stimpson

Do Some Good!
McKemie Place needs YOUR help! This week’s #Wishlist includes bleach, laundry detergent, 33-gallon trash bags, paper goods (plates, cups, napkins), hand sanitizer, hand soap, Ziploc bags (quart and gallon-sized), aluminum foil, cleaning supplies, socks, and Ladies’ underwear (all sizes). Follow McKemie Place on Instagram and Twitter (McKemiePlace) and like them on Facebook. You can also donate securely online here. No donation is too small to help them do BIG work in their Guests lives!

05/25: Ladies Night & Merry Market
Wednesday – 6-10pm, The Merry Widow
Grab your friends and join The Merry Widow for cocktails and shopping at this month’s Ladies Night! Local vendors will be set up for your shopping pleasure and drink specials will be on hand for your drinking pleasure! Free admission. 21+ event.

05/25: BayBears VS. Biloxi
Wednesday – 6:35pm, Hank Aaron Stadium
Take me out to the ball game! The Mobile BayBears are set to take on Biloxi this week. It’s $1 Wednesday and select concessions are $1 the entire night! Come out to enjoy some of the best food you’ve ever had and maybe even time with Baby Bear!

05/26: Market on the Hill
Thursday – 3-6pm, Lavretta Park.
This Thursday kicks off the Market on the Hill that will run Thursdays until the end of July. The Market is the place to go for late spring/early summer fruits and veggies, baked goods and hand-made crafts! Free admission.

05/27-05/29: Mobicon- Mobile Comic Con 2016
Friday-Sunday- Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel
Don’t miss out on Mobile’s only 3-day convention for comic book, fantasy, science fiction, anime and gaming fans! Open to all ages!


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05/28: Seersucker Sevens Tournament
Saturday – 10am, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park
Come out and watch Rugby teams of all ages go toe to toe at the Seersucker Sevens Tournament presented by Mobile Sports Authority. Help build the Rugby community in our area– yes, we have a Rugby community and it’s soon to be a common sport in Mobile. Kids love it, adults love it! You will too!

05/28: Lucerno and The Underhill Family Orchestra
Saturday – 9pm, The Merry Widow
Lucero is an alt-country/punk rock band from Memphis, TN. Formed in 1998, the six-piece has built its reputation on writing sing-along songs about small town life and love, putting a modern edge on classic Americana subjects. The Underhill Family Orchestra is an enthusiastic rock-n-roll local favorite from right here in Mobile. 21+ event.

05/29: Sunday Sunset Concert
Sunday – 6-8pm, West End Beach Dauphin Island
Can you think of a better view of the sunset than from the sandy beaches of Dauphin Island? We can’t either! Starting this Sunday, concerts will be held each Sunday throughout the summer. Bring your lawnchairs and beverages to relax and let the view and sounds blow your mind!  

05/29: K. Michelle
Sunday – 7:30, Mobile Civic Center
K. Michelle “More Issues than Vogue” Tour.  Atlantic recording artist K. Michelle continues to reign over the Billboard charts; debuting at #1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Chart – for the 3rd time and #2 on Billboard’s Top 200, with her third full-length album “MORE ISSUES THAN VOGUE.” This marks K. Michelle’s third consecutive #1 album on the R&B charts. Tickets selling out fast, get yours today!

 

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05/30: Mobile Symphonic Pops Memorial Day Concert
Monday – 7pm, Medal of Honor Park (Cottage Hill Park)
The very best way to spend Memorial Day night! Please join The Mobile Pops as they honor our country and service men and women, particularly those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Feel free to bring your favorite drinks or snacks and your own seating (chairs or blanket) and enjoy the concert!

05/31: Jimmy Buffett
Tuesday – 8pm, The Wharf
Going to Orange Beach for Memorial Day? Stay an extra day and get your Margarita’s ready! Jimmy Buffett is coming to The Wharf and there is no better way to say “Hello Summer” like a Buffett concert. Tickets are limited, snag one while you can!

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What’s Happening the Week of May 18, 2016

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Frios
Featured Photo: What’s the best birthday treat? A Frios Pop, of course! Owner of Frios, Kari Benson, hosted a fun filled birthday for her 9 year old at Fairhope Pier! Now that its basically summer here on the Gulf Coast, everyday is a good day for Frios!  Photo Credit: Kari Benson | Facebook.com

Do Some Good!
Dauphin Way United Methodist Church is in need of box fans to give to members of our community who may not have access to A/C this summer. To donate- just drop one off at the church any day, any time!

05/20-05/21: BayBears VS. Mississippi Braves
Friday & Saturday – 7:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium.
There’s nothing better than a baseball game and the BayBears never disappoint. All weekend long the Mobile BayBears take on the Mississippi Braves. Come out to enjoy some of the best concession food you’ve ever had, fireworks and maybe even some time with Baby Bear!

05/20-05/22: Hangout Music Fest
All Weekend, Gulf Shores, AL.
Most definitely THE BEST way to spend a weekend in Alabama. The Hangout Music Fest is located in Gulf Shores and takes over the beach for 3 days. Get out and enjoy some sun, sand and great music. Acts like Calvin Harris, Alabama Shakes, Lenny Kravitz and many more!

05/20: Mrs. Bellingrath’s Birthday Celebration
Friday – 8-5pm, Bellingrath Gardens and Home.
Bessie Morse Bellingrath was “a gracious lady whose magnificent vision of beauty enriched immeasurably the life of this community” (The Mobile Register, 1943). Born on May 20, 1878, Miss Bessie left an unparalleled mark, creating her Gardens and Home. Every year, guests are invited to plan a special visit to the Gardens to celebrate Mrs. Bellingrath’s birthday. Guests touring the Bellingrath Museum Home will receive a free souvenir book and a discount coupon to redeem in our Gift Shop. In honor of Miss Bessie, we invite you to enjoy a glass of fresh, homemade ice tea!


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05/20: Lipstick, Lies and Alibis – Mobile Mystery Dinners
Friday – 7pm, Mobile’s Carnival Museum.
Can you guess who-dun-it? Mobile Mystery Dinners presents “Lipstick, Lies and Alibis”- a play within a play- sure to leave you on the edge of your seat to find out the real killer. Full meal catered by Naman’s, a tour of the museum and unlimited wine bar included with ticket.

5/21: Market on the Square
Saturday – 7-12pm, Cathedral Square.
Saturday mornings in Downtown Mobile never disappoint! Come check out the Market on the Square where local vendors pack out Cathedral Square with fresh baked goods, handmade soaps, local produce, honey, arts and crafts are for purchase. At 8:30am a donation based Yoga on the Square class will be taking place in the middle of Market so bring your towel, mat and some water!

05/21: Alabama’s 12th Annual Blue Star Salute
Saturday – 8-5pm, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park.
The 12th Annual Blue Star Salute is in celebration of Armed Forces Day. Events include The Wall That Heals- a traveling replica of the Vietnam Wall, the Fallen Heroes 5K Run/Walk, Celebration and Concert. Open to the public, $2 park entry fee.

05/21: American Whiskey & Cigars Night
Saturday – 5:30pm, The Battle House Hotel – Royal Street Tavern.
The Royal Street Tavern located at the Battle House Hotel is hosting an American Whiskeys and Cigars Night. Tickets are $30 and includes eight half ounce tastes and one specialty cigar. Break the mold of your Whiskey palate and try something new. Call 205-338-5403 for reservations.

 

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05/21: Screen on the Green – The Princess Bride
Saturday – 8:15pm, Dorn Field at Spring Hill College.
Join The Village of Spring Hill for the Screen on the Green Outdoor Movie Fest going on all summer long. This week’s showing is The Princess Bride (PG). The event is free to the public. Come early and hungry! Pizza Hut, Benjamin’s Burger Kaboose, and Kona Ice will be selling food and beverages. Presented by Donaghey Orthodontics.

05/22: 3rd Annual Suck It, Cancer!
Sunday – 2pm, Fairhope Brewing Company.
1000 lbs. of crawfish donated by D.I.P. Seafood-Mudbugs for a Crawfish Cook-off! $10 gets you in the door and eating delicious crawfish. Spend your Sunday listening to live music and enjoying craft beers from Fairhope Brewing Company! Tickets available from local American Cancer Society locations and Fairhope Brewing Company.

 

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What’s Happening the Week of May 11-May 18, 2016

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Plane Pull
Featured Photo: Congrats to the Mobile-Fire Rescue Team for winning the 2016 Dumas Wesley Plane Pull. The Plane Pull was a huge success! Photo Credit: City of Mobile | Facebook.com

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05/12: Craft Beer Dinner
Thursday- 6:30pm, The Admiral Hotel.
In Partnership with Good People Brewing, Launch Restaurant at the historic Admiral Hotel is hosting a Craft Beer Dinner. Meet the Co-Owner and Founder of Good People Brewing Company and enjoy a unique experience over a delicious 5 course meal pared with great beers. Dinner and Beer is only $45. This includes free Valet. Spots going fast, call 251-460-3158 to reserve.

05/12: Beacon on the Bay
Thursday- 6pm, Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel
Volunteers of America Southeast is hosting their annual fundraiser, Beacon on the Bay, at the Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel in downtown. The guest speaker this year will be Coach Bobby Bowden. Tickets are on sale now!

05/13: LoDa ArtWalk
Friday- 6-9pm, Lower Dauphin St Downtown Mobile
Join downtown art galleries, institutions, studios and unique shops as they open their doors and welcome you inside to see beautiful artwork, sample delicious foods and hear the sounds of the LoDa Artwalk.

05/13: Florida Georgia Line
Friday- 7pm, The Wharf.
The Wharf knows how to kick off summer! Florida Georgia Line will be in concert along with Cole Swindell, the Cadillac Three and Kane Brown. Tickets are going FAST! Go early and have dinner and drinks at one of the many restaurants on site and stay after to dance the night away!

05/14: Orange Beach Wine + Beer + Fun Festival
Saturday- Orange Beach.
The Orange Beach Wine Fest is one of the most cherished events on the island. Over 120 wines, three live music acts, food from distinguished local restaurants, boat tours of the bay, custom wine glass, custom wine bag, and even craft beer for the un-winies–All for only $45 if you buy before the event. $55 to purchase at the gate, if available.

 

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05/14: RUN RIDE SCOUT 5k, Duathlon and Fun Run
Saturday- 7am, Battleship Memorial Park.
RUN RIDE SCOUT 5K, Duathlon & 1-Mile Family Fun Run benefits local scouting programs at the Mobile Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. All Walk/Run & Bike events will start in the Battleship parking lot. Certified 5k course and Duathlon will continue with a 12-mile bike race with 6-mile turn-around at Meaher State Park. Entry fees include short sleeved t-shirt, drinks, on site activities & post-race food.

05/14: NAMI Walk
Saturday- 8:30am, Medal of Honor Park.
The Mobile chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is having its annual 5k fundraising walk this Saturday. NAMI is an organization that works locally and nationally to raise awareness and provide services for those with mental illness and their family members. Race begins at 9am.

05/14: Crawfish for a Cause 2016
Saturday- 12-4pm, The Grounds
Crawfish for a Cause is a fundraising event for USA Medical Center’s Arnold Luterman Regional Burn Center. One of the most comprehensive burn centers in our area. Come out and enjoy crawfish, music and more! Fun for the whole family. Tickets are $25 and are sold IN ADVANCE ONLY.

05/14: New Beginnings Animal Rescue Fundraising Event
Saturday- 2-6pm, Fairways Indoor Golf Club, Spanish Fort.
Let’s help the animals and have fun while doing it! Come join Fairways in supporting New Beginnings Animal Rescue by playing some fun games and checking out the silent auction!

05/14-05/18: Mobile BayBears VS. Jackson Generals
Saturday-Wednesday- Hank Aaron Stadium
It’s time to get out to the Hank and support our Mobile BayBears at their home game streak this weekend! From fireworks and hotdogs to catching a pop fly ball, BayBears games are fun for the whole family!

 

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05/14-05/15: Tour de Bay Criterium and Century Ride
Saturday & Sunday- 8am-4pm, Downtown Mobile.
On May 14 and 15, it will be Pedals to the Metal in downtown Mobile. The Mobile Sports Authority (MSA) Tour de Bay presented by Hargrove Engineers + Constructors. The event is hosted by Team Share the Road and the Mobile Sports Authority. Mobile Sports Authority Tour de Bay is sanctioned by USA Cycling and will serve as the 2016 Alabama State Criterium Championship.

05/14-05/15: BodyPump Training
Saturday & Sunday- Hearin-Chandler YMCA.
Love to exercise and wish you could get paid for it? Now’s your chance! The Hearin-Chandler YMCA is hosting BodyPump instructor training this weekend. Do the training, get assessed and then take center stage. If you’ve got the right attitude and a willingness to see the journey through, you’ll soon be packing classes and changing lives.

05/15: Adopt & Shop- Market and Pet Adoption
Sunday- 12pm, Bella and Bow’s Pet Boutique, The Holiday Shopping Center.
Bella and Bow’s Pet Boutique is hosting an Adopt & Shop event to raise funds for the rescue organizations in our area. Local vendors, live music, huge pet adoption, great food and pet activities will be going on all day! Free admission.

 

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What’s Happening in Mobile, AL 5/4-5/11/2016

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Mobile Alabama Youth Symphony Orchestra
Featured Photo:  Mobile’s Symphony Youth Orchestra played a beautiful concert in Trinity Gardens at the Mike Dow Amphitheater on Sunday. Councilman Fred Richardson helped bring the concert to life for the community. Pictured: Fred Richardson, Dr. Robert Seebacher, Jade Collins, Paige Miller and other members of the MSYO. Everyone had a blast! Photo Credit: Marion Steinfels

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05/05: For Heart’s Sake
Thursday- 5-8pm, Red or White Wine and Gourmet Center.
Join The University of South Alabama and Heart For Athlete’s for a silent auction and benefit for Heart for Athletes. Heart for Athletes is an organization that provides cardiac screening to protect youth from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). The desire of Heart for Athletes is to be a part of the growing trend to perform cardiac screenings on athletes prior to their participation in athletic activities. This service will be provided to athletes in the communities of Baldwin and Mobile, AL, resulting in young lives being saved. Several of the conditions that lead to SCA are detectable, and deaths are preventable.

05/05: Cocktails with the Critters
Thursday- 6-9pm, Bluegill Restaurant.
Cocktails with the Critters is an annual fundraiser for the Dauphin Island Sea Lab Foundation. The evening will be full of fun- including food, drinks, music and silent auction. Help protect our resources!

05/06: Drug Education Council Golf Tournament
Friday- 8:30am, Spring Hill Golf Course.
The Drug Education Council Golf Tournament, sponsored in part by G.A. West and Hangout in Gulf Shores, will be a four-man scramble taking place on the beautiful Spring Hill Golf Course.  All proceeds benefit the DEC and provide support for programs throughout our community.  If you are interested in supporting the Drug Education Council as a player or sponsor, please call 251-478-7855 or email courtney@drugeducation.org

05/06: Gulf Coast Young Professional Summit
Friday- 1-7pm, GulfQuest.
Come connect, learn and share. Presented by AL.com, the Gulf Coast Young Professional Summit is your opportunity to engage with rising leaders in the Mobile area. Come discuss relevant issues and hear from employers and business leaders with fresh ideas for reaching Millennials. General admission is $10.

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05/06-05/07: 12th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
Fri 2pm-10pm, Sat 9am-10pm, 18507 US Hwy 98 West Foley.
The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival is approaching its 12th year of flying! The event will feature over 30 balloons from across the country! Tethered balloon rides available. The balloons are tied to the ground using ropes and go up in the air about 45-50ft. This is great for all ages, bring the whole family out for a weekend of fun!

05/06-5/08: BayBears VS Chattanooga
Fri & Sat 7:05pm, Sun 2:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium.
Come out and cheer on our local hometown baseball team as they take on Chattanooga Lookouts this weekend! The BayBears never disappoint- great games, great players, fantastic food and fireworks shows are not to be missed!

05/07: 2016 Plane Pull
Saturday- 9am-1pm, Brookley.
Can you handle the ultimate man versus machine challenge? This extreme and unique event, which pits teams of 20 against a FedEx aircraft weighing more than 180,000 lbs., is a fundraiser that raises both money and awareness for the Dumas Wesley Community Center. Teams compete to pull the plane 12 feet in the fastest amount of time. The event is open to the public and will also include entertainment, food, an awards ceremony and a Kid’s Zone with various activities. Spectators are free and strongly encouraged to attend and cheer on their favorite team!

05/07: CreekFest
Saturday- 10am-2pm, Tricentennial Park.
This is a free, family-friendly event celebrating Three Mile Creek. The fun filled day includes a cane-pole fishing tournament (ages 16 & under), kayak rentals, live music from Eric Erdman, hotdogs provided by Mobile Gas, door prizes, and educational exhibits. Join Mobile County Health Department, Mobile Baykeeper, Keep Mobile Beautiful, Boy & Girl Scouts of America, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, MAWSS, GulfQuest, Mobile Baybears, and many others to showcase one of the city’s most historic waterways.

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05/08: Mobile Symphony Orchestra- From Oceans To Stars
Sunday- 2:30pm, Saenger Theater.
The Mobile Symphony Orchestra Presents “From Oceans to Stars”. Peter Maxwell Davies, a longtime resident of the Orkney Islands off Scotland, captures their powerful weather and rustic wedding traditions in a raucous barnburner that includes a strolling bagpiper! MSO Concertmaster Jenny Gregoire takes to the skies in Ralph Vaughan Williams’ gentle depiction of a bird in flight. And Gustav Holst’s astounding astrological journey takes us to the outer reaches of human aspiration.

05/08: Mother’s Day Evening Garden Concert
Sunday- 5:30pm, Bellingrath Gardens and Home.
Make Mom feel extra special when you bring her to the annual Mother’s Day Evening Garden Concert on Live Oak Plaza with the Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra! The concert begins at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 8; discounted admission into the Gardens begins at 4 p.m.

05/10: Putting with a Purpose
Tuesday- 6:30-9pm, The Putting Place.
Please join The Putting Place for a Mini Golf Tournament honoring Caroline Shedd’s Woman of the Year campaign benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  Cost: $20 per person, $60 per team. Each registration includes 1 free beer, 1 free round of mini golf on next visit & the chance to win awards and door prizes. Food & drinks will be available to purchase! This event is for 21 years of age and up. Day of event registration is from 5-6:30pm.

 

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What’s Happening in Mobile, AL April 27-May 4, 2016

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Math Path Event 2016 - Mobile Alabama
Featured Photo:  Math Path participants having a blast at the event. Math Path was a huge success thanks to One Mobile and a large list of phenomenal volunteers. Didn’t make it out? We will see you next year, Mobile! Photo Credit: Savannah Chamblee

04/28: GMBACS Broadway Concert
7pm, St. Joseph’s Chapel, Spring Hill College
GMBACS, Mobile’s Outstanding SATB Chorale (Greater Mobile Bay Area Choral Society), joins the Spring Hill College Chorale for a rousing spring concert of Broadway Showtunes.  Be our guests at St. Joseph’s Chapel on Spring Hill College campus for selections from Bernstein to Hammerstein, Les Miz to Monty Python. Join us and sing along.  Free and open to the public.  

04/29: The Village of Spring Hill Sidewalk-A-Thon
4:30pm, Moorer Library.
Join your friends and neighbors for the 5th Annual Village of Spring Hill Sidewalk-A-Thon on Friday, April 29th. Registration begins at 3:00pm. The Sidewalk-A-Thon is a one mile walk, from the Moorer Public Library on South McGregor Avenue to Dorn Field on the campus of Spring Hill College, to raise money for additional sidewalk construction in the Village. Children and adults of all ages are invited to attend! Following the walk there will be a carnival party, free ice cream, an outdoor movie, and fireworks to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of The Village of Spring Hill!

04/29: Screen on the Green
7:45pm, Dorn Field, Spring Hill College.
Screen on the Green, The Village of Spring Hill’s outdoor movie festival, is back! The festival kicks off with the family-friendly adventure, The Goonies (PG). Immediately following the movie, there will be a fireworks display to celebrate The Village of Spring Hill’s 10th Anniversary. Pizza Hut, Alabama Brickhouse Hotdogs, and Kona Shaved Ice will be on hand selling food and beverages.

04/30: Wiggle Waggle Rescue Run
8am, Bellingrath Gardens and Home.
Join us for the 2nd annual Wiggle Waggle 5K and Fun Run at Bellingrath Gardens and Home to benefit the Animal Rescue Foundation.If you are looking for a way to give back to your community and enjoy the great outdoors Wiggle Waggle 2016 Presented by Pet Supplies PLUS is the opportunity you’ve been looking for. Your $25.00 early registration race fee includes entry into Bellingrath Gardens and Home, a special edition Wiggle Waggle 2016 race shirt, a gift bag provided by Pet Supplies PLUS, along with a family fun event.

04/30: 5th Annual Tunnel Vision 5k
8am, Ben May Public Library.
Come participate in the nation’s ONLY on, under and over water certified 5k course! Starting at Mobile Public Library on Government Street, participants will run through Bankhead Tunnel, up on the bridge over the river and finish on the Causeway at Cafe Del Rio. The awards party is shaping up to be best yet with live music by the ever-popular local band, Fat Man Squeeze, cold liquid refreshments AND all you can eat tacos from Cafe Del Rio’s famous taco bar!

 

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04/30: Delta Woods & Waters Expo
9am-4pm, 5 Rivers Delta.
The Delta Woods and Waters Expo, an annual event sponsored by the City of Spanish Fort, celebrates the beauty and diversity of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta. Featuring a variety of informative presentations, exhibitions and interactive displays by experienced outdoorsmen, professionals, educators and enthusiasts, the expo includes fun and exciting hands-on demonstrations that allow attendees to learn and practice new skills with one-on-one instruction. Free admission.

04/30: Pump for Pets
9:15am, Hearin-Chandler YMCA.
Join the Y for new music, new moves and a lot of love for our four legged friends! Come check out  the new release of BODYPUMP 97! Pump for Pets is an event benefiting you and local animal shelters. Get a great workout in and give back at the same time. All participants are asked to donate a pet toy, treats, food or litter as admission.

04/30-05/01: 67th Annual Blessing of the Fleet
10am-4pm, Bayou La Batre.
The custom of the Blessing of the Fleet can be traced back to Old World European fishing communities where God was publicly acknowledged and asked for a bountiful harvest and the safety of the men at sea. St. Margaret’s Blessing of the Fleet has grown to include Vietnamese Cuisine, a Gumbo Cook-off, an Arts & Crafts Show, a Decorated Boat Contest, Boat Cruises, Bingo, and more. It is a tourist attraction and a community event that people of Bayou La Batre look forward to each year.

04/30: Family Festival & Bicycle Rodeo
10-4pm, Brookley Warehouse District.
Hosted by the Junior League of Mobile, the Family Festival & Bicycle Rodeo is free and open to the public. Come visit the beautiful Brookley campus and enjoy a fun filled day of live music, food and bicycle rodeo for kids of all ages. Activities will include how to properly fit your helmet, lock your bike, ride in traffic and how to handle intersections. All children who complete all of the rodeo stations will receive a water bottle.

05/01: The Market at the Pillars
12-4pm, The Pillars of Mobile.
Come experience a fun afternoon of shopping with local vendors and artisans. Mother’s Day is right around the corner and you will no doubt find that perfect gift! Food Trucks and Mimosas will be on hand! Free and open to the public.

05/01: Be Fit 5k
3pm, Downtown Mobile.
Distinguished Young Women is excited to announce our their first Be Fit 5K & Fun Run. To celebrate the annual Be Your Best Self Week, this fun, family friendly event focuses not only on being physically fit, but also emphasizes the importance of setting goals and striving to achieve them. Register to run or walk the 5K- they even have a stroller wave! Post-race party will include music by Boogie Knights DJ, food, beverages, and family fun!

05/01: Barre3 In The Park
3pm, Medal of Honor Park.
Join Barre3 for a free class!  This is an open level class for all fitness levels. All you need to bring is a yoga mat, water bottle and feel free to invite a friend! We will have face painting for the kids from 2:30-4:30pm so make it a day for the entire family.

 

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05/01: Local Goodness 2016
4-7pm, Alabama Cruise Terminal.
USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital will host the third annual Local Goodness, a unique farm-to-table experience sponsored by Hancock Bank. At this casual seated dinner and silent auction, guests will dine on local meats, seafood and produce as they enjoy authentic bluegrass music performed by local band Fat Man Squeeze. With an emphasis on the services we provide to families in our community, Local Goodness will pay tribute to local cuisine, art and music while raising awareness and support for our mission of providing the highest quality healthcare for the children and women in this region. Tickets are $150 per person and will cover multi-course menu and alcoholic beverages.

05/02: Fashion With A Passion
10:30am-1pm, Grand Hotel.
See the latest fashions and help make wishes come true by supporting Fashion with a Passion and Make-A-Wish Alabama. Highlights will include: Brunch & Bubbly, Live Auction, Live Music by Roman Street, Wish Kid Appearances, Health & Beauty Expo, Purse Sweepstakes, Unique Door Prizes, & a fashion show presented by Mobile and Baldwin Counties’ trendiest boutiques. The Health and Beauty Expo will begin at 10:30 a.m., and the program and brunch will begin at noon.

05/03: Celtic Woman-Destiny World Tour
7pm, Mobile Civic Center.
Multi Platinum Irish music sensation Celtic Woman presents DESTINY, an enchanting new show and world concert tour.  The Destiny Tour features timeless Irish traditional and contemporary standards wrapped in the group’s celebrated style. Celtic Woman showcases three world class vocalists Mairéad Carlin, Susan McFadden and newest member Éabha McMahon with brilliant Celtic violinist Máiréad Nesbitt accompanied by a group of equally talented musicians and dancers whose exceptional skills and high energy bring a fresh fusion to centuries of musical and cultural tradition.

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05/06:Drug Education Council Golf Tournament
8:30am, Spring Hill Golf Course.
The Drug Education Council Golf Tournament, sponsored in part by G.A. West and Hangout in Gulf Shores, will be a four-man scramble taking place on the beautiful Spring Hill Golf Course.  All proceeds benefit the DEC and provide support for programs throughout our community.  If you are interested in supporting the Drug Education Council as a player or sponsor, please call 251-478-7855 or email courtney@drugeducation.org

 

 

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What’s Happening in Mobile, AL 4/20-4/27/2016

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Featured Photo:  Girl Scouts are hard at work over at Prichard Preparatory School. Spring has sprung and these little ladies are bringing some bright colors to the school grounds. Photo Credit: Prichard Preparatory School  | Facebook.com

04/20-04/29: Mobile Food + Wine Experience Wine Week 2016
Multiple Locations.
Mobile Food + Wine Experience takes over Mobile from April 20th til April 29th. The week starts off with a Preview Party at Dauphin’s Restaurant on Wednesday, moves to Noja and Sai Sho Thursday, Noble South and Domke Market Friday night ending the week with a Grand Tasting on Saturday night at GulfQuest. But it doesn’t stop there-  continue the party Sunday for brunch at The Battle House and a pick up party on April 29th at Domke Market. You don’t want to miss all the fabulous food and wine pairings at each of these restaurants each night!

04/20: The Big Easy IPA Tour
6-10pm, Downtown Mobile.
Get ready for some New Orleans-style rhythms and revelry on the Big Easy Tour! The Tour will  be rolling into Mobile with the music of the Young Pin Stripe brass band, free samples of the new Big Easy Session IPA, Abita giveaways and plenty of Mardi Gras beads and mayhem. The Tour will be popping up between 6-10p at LODA, Brickyard, Hayley’s, Hero’s, and O’Dalys. The tour is free and tickets are not necessary.

04/21: S.S. Lucky Ducky
6-9pm, Alabama Contemporary Art Center.
This year, Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy is setting sail for an evening aboard the S.S. Lucky Ducky! With your boarding pass, you get dinner and a night of adventure on the high seas, while supporting Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy’s mission of keeping their patients connected to their medication. We are excited to have RuffWater to entertain the crowd with their great variety of music. The ducks are going to make an appearance this year, but instead of racing them they will be hanging out in the pond waiting to be adopted. Will you adopt one of the Lucky Ducks and win one of the great prizes?  

04/21: Spark Talks – The Heart of the Matter – From DaVinci to Today
6pm, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center.
Spark Talks gets the conversation started about specific exhibits at the Exploreum. This Spark Talk will take a look at advancements in Cardiac Medical Technology since the days of DaVinci til now. Admission is $6 per person.

 

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04/22-04/24: Interstate Mullet Toss and Greatest Gulf Coast Beach Party
Flora-Bama.
Where legends are made. Those who participate in the Mullet Toss will throw a dead mullet over the state line of Florida and Alabama to see who gets the farthest. What started as just a reason to party has become one of the biggest beach parties on the coast- with food, music and lots of things to do! People travel from across the globe to see what all the fuss is about down at the Flora-Bama – the memories are priceless.

04/22-04/28: Mobile BayBears vs. Tennessee Home Games
Hank Aaron Stadium. The Mobile BayBears are gearing up for a run of home games against Tennessee! Don’t miss out on our local team dominating this weekend! Games are 7:05pm Fri & Sat, 2:05pm Sun, 6:35 Mon and 11:05am on Tuesday (talk about the perfect lunch break!). Get your tickets now!

04/22: Mobile Mystery Dinners- A Murder in Jest at Camelot Castle
7pm, Mobile Carnival Museum.
Castle Camelot’s jester Mr Minute, has been found dead in the castle hall, but he didn’t die laughing… He was Murdered! You could say someone else had the last laugh. Obviously whoever committed the crime took audience participation one step further and as it happens the prime suspects have all gathered together for a medieval banquet to solve the crime. Love, jealousy, conspiracy, bribery, corruption and treason – all the possible motives you could want – but who actually did it? Open Wine Bar starting at 6:30pm. 21+ admitted only.

04/23: Ram Run 5K
8am, University of Mobile.
The 5th Annual University of Mobile Ram Run will take place on the beautiful campus of University of Mobile on April 23rd. Registration proceeds go to individual departments so please choose the PSYCHOLOGY department when you register! Come out and support this great 5K!

04/23: Math Path
10-2pm, Langan Park, Cottage Hill Park, Public Safety Park.
Presented by The Mobile Rundown with help from One Mobile, Math Path is a fun sidewalk chalk event for children in 1st-5th grades (but all ages are welcome). Each park’s sidewalks will be covered in math questions for each grade to answer! We’ll use a different color chalk for each grade level and give kids “passports” to have stamped as they check their answers at the end of each route. There may be some pretty sweet prizes for completing the route. Free to the public! Click the link above to register your child or sign up to volunteer.

04/23: Earth Day Mobile Bay
10am-6pm, Fairhope Pier Park.
Sponsored by the City of Fairhope and Alabama Sierra Club, Earth Day Mobile Bay will host environmental displays and activities, and a wide variety of interactive educational opportunities for children and adults in a family-friendly environment. Live music will be offered.Free admission.

 

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04/23: Mobile Food + Wine Experience Grand Tasting
6-8pm, GulfQuest Maritime Museum.
This Grand Tasting event will feature fine wines from top wine distributors across the Gulf Coast as well as food from Mobile’s best restaurants and caterers. Tickets to the Grand Tasting will include free admission to the GulfQuest Museum, allowing you to enjoy their exhibits while you sip on the hottest new Pinot! The Mobile Food + Wine Experience, a non-profit 501c3, was founded by a group of local food and wine enthusiasts that gather around the table to celebrate our passion for wine education, local culture, and economic development.

04/27: National Walk at Lunch Day
10:30am-1:30pm, Bienville Square.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama presents the 10th Annual National Walk at Lunch Day event for Alabama. Commit to walk 30-minutes during your lunch hour at Bienville Square. 30 minute walking groups start every thirty minutes. Come out and enjoy free health screenings and healthy vendors. If you register early, you will get entered for door prizes, tumblers and t-shirts!

Upcoming Event:
05/06:Drug Education Council Golf Tournament
8:30am, Spring Hill Golf Course.
The Drug Education Council Golf Tournament, sponsored in part by G.A. West and Hangout in Gulf Shores, will be a four-man scramble taking place on the beautiful Spring Hill Golf Course.  All proceeds benefit the DEC and provide support for programs throughout our community.  If you are interested in supporting the Drug Education Council as a player or sponsor, please call 251-478-7855 or email courtney@drugeducation.org

 

 

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