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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Congrats to Brooke of Georgia for being the Distinguished Young Woman of 2014! (courtesy of Facebook)

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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Delta Bike Project - Crepe Myrtle Trail Ride
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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Hot Air Balloon Festival
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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What’s Happening 06/11 – 06/18

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The Fuse Project - Dragon Boat Festival
Incredible Success and Fun at the Inaugural Fuse Project Dragon Boat Festival.

6/11: Families and Football with Coach Joey Jones:
Mobile, Join Coach Joey Jones for lunch and tales of Families and Football. This luncheon is to benefit Mobile’s only family homeless shelter, Family Promise of Coastal Alabama.

6/12: 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.

6/12: 2014 Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale:
Please join the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Thursday, June 12th, at Space 301 for a silent and live auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres by Bay Gourmet Catering, wine from Red or White Wine & Gourmet Center, beer from Gulf Distributing Company & music by the epic band Bust.

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6/13 – 6/15: Monty Python’s Spamalot:
Mobile, Joe Jefferson Players: A musical lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python & The Holy Grail, Spamalot retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people.

6/13: LoDa ArtWalk:
Downtown Mobile: Come downtown for a night of Art, Exhibitions (with receptions) and entertainment in a variety of downtown galleries and other venues. Starts at 6 PM and goes until 9 PM in the LoDa Arts District (LOwer DAuphin St.  Check the link above for complete list of activities/map after noon the day of the event.

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6/13-6/14: Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival:
Foley Sports Complex: More than 50 hot air balloonists will grace the skies on Friday and Saturday morning. Guests enjoy free, fun entertainment featuring something for every member of your family. Spread out your blanket, grab an ice cold drink, homemade ice cream or delicious BBQ and enjoy a variety of live music daily.

6/14: 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.

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6/14: The Kyser Miree Memorial Fishing Tournament:
650 LeMoyne Dr., Dauphin Island: Come out and support the Rotaract Club of the Mobile Bay Area’s fishing tournament in honor and memory of one of its founding members, Kyser Miree. The proceeds from the Kyser Miree Memorial Fishing Tournament fund both a scholarship in Kyser’s name at the engineering college at Vanderbilt University and Rotaract’s on-going projects with such groups as Wilmer Hall Children’s Home and Collins-Rhodes Elementary School in Eight Mile.

6/15: Distinguished Young Women Arrival Ceremony:
Mobile Regional Airport: Join us in welcoming the Distinguished Young Women Class of 2014 as they arrive to Mobile, Alabama for two weeks of activities and preparation for the 57th National Finals competition. The cost is free!

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.

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What’s Happening 6/4 – 6/11

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6/5: Zac Brown Band in Concert:
The Wharf, Orange Beach: The popular and talented country/folk band out of Georgia will make a stop at the Wharf on their Great American Road Trip Tour to play their hits like “Chicken Fried,” “Toes,” and “As She’s Walking Away.”

6/6: First Friday Fairhope 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!

6/5 – 6/8: The Circus is in Town:
Downtown Mobile, Civic Center: Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Presents Super Circus Heroes.  Elephants, horses, camels and more alongside astonishing acrobats, awe-inspiring aerialists and some over-the-top clowns that will have you in full laughter.

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6/7: The Fuse Project’s Dragon Boat Race:
Five Rivers, Causeway: With the newest sport to hit the Gulf Coast, The Fuse Project is raising funds for its community partners, the Alabama Coastal Foundation and the Mobile County Public School System. Over 30 teams have already registered to row their 46 foot Chinese row boat to victory.  Come out and join in on the fun! Each team is comprised of 20 rowers and 1 drummer.  A total festival atmosphere at 5 Rivers will be completed with hot air balloon rides, air boat rides, inflatables for children, food trucks, live music, Art Walk style exhibitors and more!

6/7: 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.

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6/7: Top of the Hops Beer Festival:
The Wharf, Orange Beach: Join us for the 3rd Annual Top of the Hops Beer Festival. Two ounce unlimited sampling of craft beers from around the world combined with great food, music and games make for a great afternoon in Orange Beach, Alabama.

6/8: Wine Tasting:
Mobile, Red or White: To benefit The Playhouse-in-the-Park.  Tasting is Complimentary; Donations are welcome and tax-exempt!  Auditions for the show Annie in July are coming up!  The Playhouse-In-The-Park is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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6/4 – 6/15: Monty Python’s Spamalot:
Mobile, Joe Jefferson Players: A musical lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monly Python & The Holy Grail, Spamalot retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people.

6/11: Families and Football with Coach Joey Jones:
Mobile, Join Coach Joey Jones for lunch and tales of Families and Football. This luncheon is to benefit Mobile’s only family homeless shelter, Family Promise of Coastal Alabama.

6/12: 2014 Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale:
Please join the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Thursday, June 12th, at Space 301 for a silent and live auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres by Bay Gourmet Catering, wine from Red or White Wine & Gourmet Center, beer from Gulf Distributing Company & music by the epic band Bust.

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What’s Going On 05/28 – 06/04

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5/29: GO Kickball BUBBLE BALL Party:
O’Daly’s Irish Pub, 564 Dauphin Street, Mobile: Don’t miss your chance to play in the battle of the bubbles – all registered summer kickball players are eligible to play! Sign up now!

5/29: Barre3 Community FREE Class:
Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Dr: Get your workout on at 6pm at the Mobile Museum of Art for Barre3’s FIRST 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!

5/29: Lady’s Night: War Paint:
Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Dr: After getting your exercise on with Barre3, come back to the MMOA (if you’re 21 and older) for a 30-minute presentation on “facing the mirror head-on,” followed by an open discussion mixer; beer and wine by donation; bring an appetizer. Starts at 7 PM and the costs is FREE!

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5/29: Fairhope Summer Outdoor Farmer’s Market:
Bancroft Street: 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 offer fresh Baldwin County produce, fresh cut flowers, local honey, a large variety of plants, baked goods and more. The Fairhope Public Library youth services department will hold storytimes and children’s activities each week at 4 p.m. The Haven will also be holding pet adoptions.

5/30: Windmill Market Brown Bag Series:
Windmill Market, 85 N. Bancroft St.: The Brown Bag series of free lunchtime concerts continues for spring, starting the first Friday of April. The Brown Bag lunchtime concert series has become a popular tradition on Friday’s at the Windmill Market in Fairhope.

5/31: Lap’s Locals Musical Festival:
Lap’s Grocery & Grill on the Causeway: Come out for a day of great local music, delicious seafood and ice cold beer right on Mobile Bay. Event Line Up:1:00 PM – Lisa Mills, 2:30 PM – Lee Yankie and The Hells Yea…, 4:00 PM – The Harrison McInnis Trio, 6:00 PM – Eric Erdman Band, 7:30 PM – Ryan Balthrop and Friends, & 9:00 PM – The Mulligan Brothers! #LapFest

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5/31: Grandman Triathlon:
Fairhope Municipal Pier and Park: The event begins with a 1/3 mile swim straight out into picturesque Mobile Bay & 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 5 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!  7:00AM Saturday morning, don’t miss out!

5/31-6/1: Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days:
Pinebrook Shopping Center: Free pet adoptions to qualified homes. Pets from Mobile SPCA, FOMAS, ARF, City, County, Saraland and Prichard animal shelters. Saturday and Sunday from 10am  to 3pm. Pre-qualify starting May 27 or qualify the day of the event.

5/31: 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.

 

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6/1: 2nd Annual Cancer Survivor’s Day:
Geri Moulton Children’s Park, USA Children’s and Women’s: Grab your western wear & join USA Mitchell Cancer Institute, USA C& W & the Ronald McDonald House Charities for the 2nd Annual Cancer Survivor’s Day! The event is open to all members of the community and will feature free food from Sonny’s ‘ Barbeque, children’s activities, Magic Memories Photo Booth and free gifts. Please RSVP by May 28!

6/1: Where Ya At Mobile: Inaugural Crawfish Boil:
Moes BBQ, downtown Mobile: Some of the finest musicians Louisiana has to offer will invade Mobile to benefit the Leukemia Lymphoma Society! The show will features Anders Osborne, Papa Mali, Johnny Sansone, Chief Monk Boudreaux & The Mardi Gras Indians, Johnny Sansone, Rob Mercurio (of Galactic), Jabo Starks, Terrence Higgins, Chris Spies, Ben Jernigan, & many more. 100% of ticket sales will go to support the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, with raffles, crawfish and much, much more!!

Upcoming Event: The Fuse Project’s Dragon Boat Race:
Five Rivers, Causeway: With the newest sport to hit the Gulf Coast, The Fuse Project is raising funds for its community partners, the Alabama Coastal Foundation and the Mobile County Public School System. Over 25 teams have already registered to row their 46 foot Chinese row boat to victory. So, grab your co-workers, family, and friends to make a team of your own and join in on the fun! Each team is comprised of 20 rowers and 1 drummer. All equipment is provided and practice sessions are available days before the races. A total festival atmosphere at 5 Rivers will be completed with hot air balloon rides, air boat rides, inflatables for children, food trucks, live music, Art Walk style exhibitors and more!

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What’s Going on 05/21 – 05/28

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5/22: Bark for Art:
Stewartfield, Spring Hill College Campus: Bark for Art Silent Auction and Dessert Extravaganza will auction of fine art, jewelry and ceramics. Tickets $24 in advance and $30 at the door. Catering by Bay Gourmet Catering and desserts by the Mobile SPCA bakers. Art from local and national artists and craftmen – original and prints. All proceeds benefit the Mobile SPCA spay/neuter and adoption programs

5/22: An Evening in History: Photographing Oakleigh:
350 Oakleigh Place: Join us on a Photo Safari around the Oakleigh property. Bring your digital camera or smartphone and learn a few new photography tricks or test out lenses for your iPhone.  This family friendly event starts at 6:00 p.m. and refreshments will be served at 5:45 p.m.

5/22: Old Crow Medicine Show:
Saenger Theatre, 6 Joachim St.: The Old Crow Medicine Show with special guest Holly Williams will begin at 8PM. The band got its’ start busking on street corners in New York state and up through Canada, winning audiences along the way with their boundless energy and spirit. They eventually found themselves in Boone, North Carolina where they caught the attention of folk icon Doc Watson while playing in front of a pharmacy! Tickets in advance are $29.75; day of $29.75.

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5/22: Thursdays at MMOFA:
Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Dr.: Looking for something to do? Check out our Mobile Museum of Art- It’s FREE on Thursdays! You’ll get access to all galleries! Don’t miss out!

5/22: Fairhope Summer Outdoor Farmer’s Market:
Bancroft Street: 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 offer fresh Baldwin County produce, fresh cut flowers, local honey, a large variety of plants, baked goods and more. The Fairhope Public Library youth services department will hold storytimes and children’s activities each week at 4 p.m. The Haven will also be holding pet adoptions.

5/22: AAF Mobile Bay’s Networking Happy Hour:
Benjamin’s, Midtown Mobile: Join us Thursday at 5:30 at Benjamin’s for some good ol’ networking fun! We’ll also announce our Scholarship recipient and draw the winner of the Deck Yourself in Jewels Fundraiser sponsored by Private Gallery! Free Admission for all. Appetizers included. Drinks on your own.

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5/23: Despicable Me 2:
Mobile Public LIbrary, Spring Hill Branch: Start your long holiday weekend off right with a community film at the public library! Starts at 4 PM and the movie lasts 98 minutes. FREE!

5/23: Windmill Market Brown Bag Series:
Windmill Market, 85 N. Bancroft St.: The Brown Bag series of free lunchtime concerts continues for spring, starting the first Friday of April. The Brown Bag lunchtime concert series has become a popular tradition on Friday’s at the Windmill Market in Fairhope.

5/24: ACF’s Crawfish Boil:
Fairhope Brewing Company: Come out and support a great cause! Crawfish is only $5 a plate starting at 5:00 pm! All proceeds benefit the Alabama Coastal Foundation! Come out and support a great cause!

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5/24: 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.

Upcoming Event: 5/29: GO Kickball BUBBLE BALL Party:
O’Daly’s Irish Pub, 564 Dauphin Street, Mobile: Don’t miss your chance to play in the battle of the bubbles – all registered summer kickball players are eligible to play! Sign up now!

Upcoming Event: The Fuse Project’s Dragon Boat Race:
Five Rivers, Causeway: With the newest sport to hit the Gulf Coast, The Fuse Project is raising funds for its community partners, the Alabama Coastal Foundation and the Mobile County Public School System. Over 25 teams have already registered to row their 46 foot Chinese row boat to victory. So, grab your co-workers, family, and friends to make a team of your own and join in on the fun! Each team is comprised of 20 rowers and 1 drummer. All equipment is provided and practice sessions are available days before the races. A total festival atmosphere at 5 Rivers will be completed with hot air balloon rides, air boat rides, inflatables for children, food trucks, live music, Art Walk style exhibitors and more!

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