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Heard of Dragon Boat Racing? Even Kardashians are doing it. See www.thefuseproject.org
4/16-25: MAC’s Biennial Exhibition:
Mobile Arts Council, 318 Dauphin St: MAC’s biennial exhibition open to all students at the area’s five colleges and universities. Juried by Alabama State Council on the Arts Visual Arts Program Manager Elliot Knight, the show features 59 works in a variety of media by 38 artists. Oh, and it’s FREE!
4/17: Rock the Dock for Mulherin Home:
Bluegill Restaurant, 3775 Battleship Pkwy: Come out and support the Mulherin Home! There will be live music, a silent auction, great food and a Split the Pot! Party starts at 6 PM!
4/17: Lunch and Learn: Evolution of a Print in a Digital World:
True Midtown Kitchen: Rob Holbert, Co-publisher/Managing Editor of Lagniappe, the Mobile area’s largest independent newspaper, will discuss the evolution of print in a digital world. Lunch starts at 11:30, check the site for fee!
4/17: “Give a Hoot” CornHole Tournament:
The Hungry Owl, 7899 Cottage Hill Rd: The Delta Advertising Agency is hosting its fundraiser from 5-9 p.m., where all proceeds benefit the Alabama Coastal Foundation. The price for the cornhole tournament is $10 per team and teams will consists of two individuals. There can be up to 30 teams entered to play! Don’t miss out!
Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club, & Spa: Don’t miss the Cooking Essentials IV: Entrees-Saute! Learn the art of Sautéing, meaning “to jump”, while being taught the step-by-step process of making the following dishes: Sautéed Chicken Breast with a Sun-dried Tomato Cream Sauce, Teriyaki Stir-Fried Flank Steak and Plantation Shrimp Pasta.
4/19: Pizza A Picklefish for McKemie Place:
Picklefish, 5955 Old Shell Rd: Come out and support McKemie Place, the only homeless shelter for single women in Mobile. For a $5 cover, there will be pizza, music, door prizes and more! We will have t-shirts for sale for $10 (first come first serve). The very talented Danny Spiro & The Wingmen band will be our entertainment for the afternoon!
4/19: Earth Day Mobile Bay:
Fairhope Pier Park: The Mobile Bay area celebration of Earth Day is inspired by the worldwide and national Earth Day, which promotes environmental citizenship and steers environmental awareness around the world. Come out and hear Ryan Balthrop, Hurricane Warning, Sassafrass and more!
4/25: Colonial Day at Historic Fort Condé:
Fort Conde: Bring your family to see what life was like in Colonial Mobile at this springtime educational event at Fort Condé. See demonstrations including:Candle making, Cooking, Blacksmithing, Native American arts and crafts, and Sword fighting! Children can participate in activities such as:dressing up in colonial clothing, churning butter, playing colonial games, & visit a petting zoo!
4/25: Hoot Scoot 5k Run & 1 mile Walk:
Fairhope Public Library: The run starts at 6:30 p.m. Owls of all ages will take to the streets running through the beautiful neighborhoods of Downtown Fairhope. At the finish line, runners will be welcomed by a party under the stars – the Fairhope Library lawn will be filled with food by Pinzone’s Italian Downtown, beverages by Fairhope Brewing Company, music by Ground Level Fall. And don’t forget dancing with our race mascot, the Owl!
4/26: Battle of the Bay:
Bluegill Restaurant: Want to try a 3 mile competitive Canoe and Kayak race? Now is your time! For the less adventurous, there is a 1 mile fun division! Brunch, entertainment and viewing on the back deck of the Bluegill! All proceeds benefit the South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program.A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides free legal assistance in civil matters to low income residents of Mobile, Baldwin, Washington and Clarke counties.
Upcoming Events: 5/31: Grandman Triathlon:
Fairhope Municipal Pier and Park: The event begins with a 1/3 mile swim straight out into picturesque Mobile Bay and back beside the Fairhope Municipal Pier. After the swim comes a 18 mile bike ride through the charming city of Fairhope. The ride begins with one steep hill and five miles of rolling countryside. The race to the finish line begins with a 3.1 mile run through the streets of Fairhope and along the Bay.