Whats Happening the Week of 10/07

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 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! 

Featured Photo: The City of Mobile’s SWAT team are real life heroes by day, superheroes by night. Supporting Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the SWAT team dressed up as superheroes and rappelled down the side of the building at USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital. During “Operation Superhero,” the SWAT officers also presented certificates to several children for being cancer free.  Photo Credit: City of Mobile


10/08-10/11: Annual Shrimp Festival
10am-10pm Thurs-Sat, 10am-5pm Sun. Gulf Shores, AL. The Annual National Shrimp Festival ™ is one of the nation’s premier outdoor festivals with live entertainment, over 300 vendors that offer fine art, arts and crafts, a retail marketplace and of course shrimp. This years music lineup is sure to entertain you while you enjoy the seafood! Fun for the whole family!

10/08: Sixth Annual Think Pink Tea
4-6pm, Alabama Cruise Terminal. Join the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute for the sixth annual Think Pink Tea for Breast Cancer awareness! Part fashion show, part tea party, Think Pink Tea is a celebration of breast cancer awareness, a commitment to patients, survivors, advocates and friends and family of those impacted by breast cancer. The annual event during Breast Cancer Awareness Month features guest speakers, music, delicacies and a runway fashion show. The models who walk the runway each year are current patients, breast cancer survivors, physicians and others who have been affected by cancer. This award-winning event is presented by MCI and USA Children’s and Women’s Hospital of Mobile and has been recognized by the Public Relations Council of Alabama for its social and community impact.

10/08: Mobile Signature Chef’s Auction
6pm, Alabama Contemporary Art Center. The 2015 South Alabama Signature Chefs Auction brings together top local chefs showcasing their culinary masterpieces, a generous sampling of fine wines, fabulous entertainment and a lively auction featuring one-of-a-kind packages. For the past 25 years, this event helped raise important dollars for the March of Dimes, pays tribute to the culinary excellence of local chefs and caterers in the Greater Mobile area and geared towards people who enjoy fine dining, fine wine, auctions and entertainment. Tickets start at $75.

10/08: Cocktails and Furry Tails
6:30-9pm, The Pillars of Mobile. Join Save a Stray in celebrating dogs and cats, and how they make our lives better. The evening’s purpose is to appreciate the many contributions animals make to our community and to our personal lives. There will be music, heavy hors-d’oeuvres, a cash bar, a silent auction, and perhaps a few surprises. Tickets are $35 each. Checks can be made payable to Save a Stray, 311 N Joachim, 36603, click the link above or pay at the event.

10/08: Co-Lab Launch Party
7-9pm, Mobile Museum of Art. Let your ideas be heard at the MMofA Co-Lab Launch Party. This event is the first of a series of events that will allow you to work with our staff and other creative minds to brainstorm new program ideas for your museum. Get your creative juices flowing while enjoying the live DJ stylings of Neil Byrne (aka DJ Hot Lobster) and dinner from the Geaux Boy food truck out front. There will also be beer and wine and a super top secret speciality drink. Visit the galleries, share your ideas, enjoy the atmosphere, and mingle with other movers and shakers in your community. This is a free Thursday night event.


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10/09: Bras For A Cause
5:30-10pm, The Grand Hall. Women’s Council of REALTORS (Mobile Chapter) is hosting the 2nd Annual Bras for a Cause to raise money for LOCAL Breast Cancer Patients. Sponsors decorated a bra real fancy, donated it for the auction and a Hunky guy will be on hand to model it for bids! Too much fun, all while raising awareness and donations for our LOCAL women. Please plan to Sponsor, Attend or Make a Donation in Honor or Memory of someone you love. 21 and older only. Tickets are $55 each, $100 pair, $500 table. Tickets include 2 drinks, dinner and a SHOW you’ll never forget!

10/09: LoDa Artwalk
6-9pm, Lower Dauphin St. Downtown. The weather is looking great for this month’s ArtWalk in Downtown Mobile. Come check out local artists, makers, performers and vendors. Restaurants and businesses are open late for the event!

10/09: Corey Smith plus The Mulligan Brothers
6:30pm, Saenger Theatre. The way Corey Smith sees it, he owes a debt to his fans. And it’s one he is determined to repay with his 10th album, While the Gettin’ Is Good. The project, released on Sugar Hill Records, marks the first time that the singer-songwriter, a wildly popular touring artist who has produced all of his past efforts, has turned over the reins to a bona fide country music producer in Keith Stegall. The result is Smith’s most ambitious record yet, as well as a return on the investment made by the fans who have supported him since his first album in 2003.

10/09: Mobile Bay Film Scramble 13
11pm, Crescent Theatre. Mobile Bay Film Scramble 13- a Do-It-Yourself filmmaking challenge. Film Scrambles offer a unique challenge to all area filmmakers, from beginners to professionals, to complete a short film within a manageable time frame. The movies will all be screened on the big screen at the Crescent Theater Fri Oct 9 11pm.


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10/10: Apple Snail Round-Up
9-11am, Municipal (Langan Park). An eight-mile stretch of the lower Three Mile Creek Watershed (from Langan Municipal Lake to the mouth near the Mobile River ship channel) has been infested with the non-native Island Apple Snail. These snails have the ability to strip native vegetation from a body of water and reproduce at alarming rates. We will be walking along the banks collecting these little critters, so come prepared with your mud boots or old sneakers. Feel free to bring your kayak and canoe to get to the fun stuff! Call for more information: (251) 433-4229.

10/10: Coastal Fashion Week Model Casting Call
3-6pm, Mobile Marriott. Do you have what it takes to strut the runway? Come audition for Coastal Fashion Week casting call! Coastal Fashion Week is bringing designers and boutiques in from all along the Gulf Coast!

10/10: Free Outdoor Movie-Hotel Transylvania
6:45pm, Dorn Field at Spring Hill College. Screen on the Green is back for the final movie of 2015, Hotel Transylvania!! It promises to be a spook-tacular event, and just in time for the release of Hotel Transylvania 2!! Come early and check out the vendors on site and bring a blanket!

10/11: Whatever Girls Night Out 2015
2-6pm, Gulf Coast Exploreum. This will be an awesome night showing girls the beauty of modesty as a lifestyle and helping them discover their true value. We believe God has a beautiful and unique plan for each of our lives and we want to explore the gifts and talents He has given each of us in order to see more clearly what that plan is. We will have guest speakers, praise and worship, a fashion show, Photo Booth, and more! This will be a special night for girls in the 6th through the 12th grade and their moms.

10/11: Bicycle Tour of Haunted Mobile
4-6pm, Leinkauf Historic District. Mobile is one of the oldest cities in the South. We have a lot of colorful characters both alive…and dead. Come join the tour for a relaxing evening of history, and plenty of spooky stories surrounding some local homes and landmarks. The tour will begin in the parking lot of the Leinkauf Elementary School and end in Cathedral Square. The route is 5 miles and will last about two hours. Price is $15 a person. All proceeds benefit the Leinkauf Porch Society. RSVP at ahaggie01@yahoo.com

10/13: 5 Rivers Outdoor Adventure Night
6-8:30pm, 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center. Free, everyone is welcome. Meet and mingle with local outdoor enthusiasts and enjoy hearing from Mobile Bay Environmental Educators from 6pm-7pm; Alabama Hiking Trail Society and 7pm-8:30pm; Mobile Bay Audubon Society.



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What’s Happening in Mobile the Week of 09/30

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in RunDown | No Comments

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Featured Photo: It’s true, models do eat! This beautiful group of ladies were cooling off before the runway show thanks to Frios Gourmet Pops! Photo Credit: Mobile Fashion Week | facebook.com


09/30:Barre3 Basics Workshop
5pm, Barre3 Mobile. Take your practice deeper! During this two-hour workshop, studio owner Robin Little will guide you through barre3’s trademark postures and show you how to make each your own. Whether you’re new to barre3 or a seasoned veteran, this is a great way to step up your practice and get more out of every class! Barre3 is a combination of Ballet, Yoga and Pilates. Workshop price is $40 (with 15% off for barre3 Members). Space is limited, reserve your spot!

10/01: Chocolate: An AL.com Popup Dining Experience
5-8:30pm, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Centre. Be a part of “Chocolate: An AL.com Pop-Up Dining Experience” for an exquisite five-course meal featuring an interesting mix of food flavors and textures that rally around chocolate as the star of the evening. The event features a free pre-dinner tour of the Exploreum’s science of chocolate exhibit, a signature cocktail reception and a seated five-course meal featuring experimental menu items and an intimate, communal dining experience presented by New Orleans chef, Stephen McCary.

10/01: Volunteer Open House
5:30-7pm, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile presents an Open House Gathering to recruit Volunteers! Meet RMHC Mobile volunteers, staff, and everyone’s favorite red-head Ronald McDonald under the big tent at “The House That Love Built” to learn more about how you can help families in need with our many volunteer opportunities.

10/01: The American Cancer Society – Vintage Affair Gala
6-9pm, Mobile Alabama Cruise Terminal. The American Cancer Society Vintage Affair Gala, presented by Lexus of Mobile, takes place at The Alabama Cruise Terminal from 6-9pm. The Late Night Party (included in ticket) is from 8-11pm on the Terminal Rooftop! Gala tickets are $125.00, Late Night Party tickets are $35 and can be purchased online or call 251.344.9858. While listening to the smooth sounds of Swing Mobile, delight in fine wines from Red or White, glamorous decor from Ryan’s Studio and exquisite cuisine by Clifton Morrissette. Live and silent auctions including fabulous trips, estate jewelry and original local art featuring artist Brent Smith. Come party for a cause!


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10/02-10/04: 1065
All weekend, Downtown Mobile. Held in the streets of downtown Mobile, Alabama, TenSixtyFive is a multi-day, multi-stage party bringing like-minded partygoers together for an unforgettable weekend of food, drinks, music and fun. You should totally come, it’s gonna be a party like no other. This party is brought to you by DMG Productions, Inc., with the help of Red Square Agency. This could not be put on without the support from the City of Mobile, the many cooperating bars and restaurants in Downtown Mobile, Gulf Distributing Company of Mobile, LLC, and the folks at the Mobile Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Downtown Mobile Alliance.

10/02: Shine Down
6pm, Soul Kitchen. Under 18 with a parent. Doors open at 600. Show starts at 7:30. Tickets are $45 in adv and $50 day of show (if avail). Seated side riser tickets are $75 (limited qty). Get adv tickets by calling 866.468.7630 or at Mellow Mushroom (Mobile locations). Performing as part of the Miller Lite Concert Series.

10/02: Country Music Launching Pad
10pm, Saddle Up Saloon. The Mario Mena Band, Jake Burford, Will Smith -not that one, Justin Jeansonne, Hunter Landry, and more all will perform! After the city stages entertainment ends (approx 10pm), Saddle Up Saloon opens its stage to the younger performers of South Alabama, some who were set to perform on the Launching Pad stage. Support these talented young musicians on a night dedicated to appreciating and respecting local talent!

10/03 – 10/04: Living History Crew Drill
8am-4pm, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park. Join the USS Alabama for the weekend drill of our Living History Crew. Experience emergency drills, battle station drills and more. Learn about WWII from these historical re-enactors.


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10/03-10/04: Grand Festival of Art
10-5pm, Faulkner’s Downtown Fairhope Campus. “Fall into Fairhope” with the Eastern Shore Art Center’s Grand Festival of Art, alongside the Grand Festival of Books and Alabama Coastal BirdFest! Featuring over 60 local and regional artists, activities for the kids and great food. Free admission!  Contact adrienne@esartcenter.com for more information.

10/03: An Evening with The Mobile Pops
7pm, Cottage Hill Park. An Evening with The Mobile Pops! Admission is free to the public. Bring a chair or blanket along with your favorite beverages and snacks and enjoy this free concert of great music by The Mobile Pops.

10/05: 3rd Doggie Halloween Party
5-7pm, OK Bicycle Park. Come out and help support local Rescue Foundations! This time show your support for The Friends of the Mobile Animal Shelter! Sign up your dog for our Doggie Costume Contest! Enjoy drinks and dinner on the pet friendly patio of the OK! Bicycle Shop with your four-legged friends, while supporting the dog rescue community in Mobile. Enjoy live music, local art and crafts and great prizes! Each month’s Doggie Happy Hour is hosted by MyHappyDog123.



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What’s Happening In Mobile, AL the Week of 09/23

Posted by on Sep 23, 2015 in RunDown | No Comments

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Featured Photo: Whole Foods opened to huge crowds on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at Pinebrook Plaza. The Azalea Trail Maids were on site to welcome everyone! Photo Credit:Cassie Fambro | cfambro@al.com

CONTEST TIME! Win a pair of tickets to Mobile’s premier Late Night Party benefiting American Cancer Society

09/23: A Dog named Gucci – A True Alabama Hero
6pm & 8:30pm, Crescent Theatre. From survivor to rock star, A Dog Named Gucci is the story of a puppy set on fire and the brave man who came to his rescue. But for Doug James saving Gucci was just the beginning. Together they would forge a forever bond of devotion and perseverance and work to change the non-existent animal cruelty laws in their home state, proving that justice is a dog’s best friend.

09/23: Paint the Town with Lifelines
6-8pm, Moe’s Original Bar-B-Que. Come join us for a Paint party fundraising event for Lifelines Counseling. $40 included drinks, food, painting, opportunity to shop the Polish boutique truck and chance at door prizes. Tickets will be sold for one big raffle. You will have 5 different styles of paintings to choose from: Dauphin and Royal light post, Alabama Pride, Auburn Pride, South Alabama Pride, Azalea. Please send your final choice in an email to smbeique@gmail.com

09/24 – 09/26: Mobile Fashion Week 2015
5-8pm each night, Brookley Warehouse District. It’s finally here and tickets are going fast!! This event is part of an even bigger development along our gulf coast, a movement of fashion forward thinking and creative outreach. Mobile fashion week was born form the idea of “Fashion with a Cause”. The concept was simple: bring every facet of the fashion industry together to support a local charity. From models to designers, makeup artists to hair stylists, and everyone else imaginable in between. Let’s bring them all together to support camp rap-a-hope. A percentage of ticket sales and sponsorship donations are donated each year to the well-known camp for kids with cancer.

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09/24: Recess Run
6:15pm, Moe’s Original Bar-B-Que. It’s time to take it back to when running was just for fun! Join Fleet Feet Sports for an awesome throwback Recess Run! That night downtown at Moe’s BBQ Fleet Feet will be having our Recess Run, but what’s recess without a couple games? During the run that night they will have a few games set up for participants to play along with an overall adventure run through Mobile. Each stop on the adventure run, as well as the stationed games, will all have raffle tickets to earn to redeem for some fun prizes!

09/24: Don Moen
7:30pm, Saenger Theatre. “GOD WILL MAKE A WAY: AN EVENING OF HOPE”. Don Moen, an iconic voice in Christian music and pioneer of the modern praise & worship movement, along with his band and special guest Lenny LeBlanc, will perform a collection of their hit songs such as “God Is Good (All The Time),” “God Will Make A Way,” and “Above All.” The concert is presented by Worship In Action, the 501(c)3 non-profit founded by Moen to support orphans and other relief work around the world. For Moen, who regularly performs in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa, the September 24th concert will be a special event.

09/25-09/27: Hurricane Film Festival
Downtown Mobile. The 2015 Hurricane Film Festival is back again this year with an impressive line-up of showings. Films were selected from nominations and submissions and hand picked for your viewing pleasure! Don’t miss this weekend’s film fun! Tickets can be purchased for all 3 nights or for individual showings.

09/25: National Day of Remembrance for Homicide Victims
6-7pm, Cooper Riverside Park. A time of fellowship for families and friends to meet and greet each other. The Remembrance Service for the victims where the families will have a chance to share about the loved one or ones they have lost. Bring photos and favorite flowers of your loved ones to place on “The Victim Wall of Remembrance”.

09/26: Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live
All day, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile Museum of Art. It’s a great day to celebrate our country’s museums during Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! As a way to promote museums, free admission is being offered by participating institutions, including Battleship Memorial Park and the Mobile Museum of Art.


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09/26: Chocolate – The Exhibition
9am, The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center. The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center will bring to Mobile and the Gulf Coast Region a unique and educational exhibition for young and old alike. Chocolate! The Exhibition explores the rich natural and cultural history of one of the world’s favorite treats, tracing chocolate from its origin in the rainforest to its status as a global economic commodity. Chocolate! and its national tour were developed by the Field Museum of Chicago and was supported, in part, by the National Science Foundation.

09/26: 21st Century Chickens
10am, Jon Archer Center. Join Ed Williamson, member of the Mobile Bay Area Backyard Chicken Club, to learn about managing a small backyard flock. Whether you have a flock of backyard chickens or just considering the idea, this workshop is for you. You’ll receive information about the challenges and rewards of owning a small flock that will provide fresh, nutritious eggs, and fertilizer for the garden. The workshop is free. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Meghan Tanner at (251) 653-1617 ext. 118 or email at mtanner@bayareafoodbank.org

09/27: Wintzell’s Distinguished Young Women Tennis Classic
1-6:30pm, Copeland-Cox Tennis Center. Women’s Doubles Team Format & USTA Sanctioned Juniors Tournament. Check-in: 1:00 p.m. $35 Per Player. Award Ceremony & Celebration Dinner provided by Wintzell’s Oyster House – 5:30 p.m.

09/28: An Evening with The Mobile Pops
7pm, Mary G. Montgomery Auditorium. An Evening with The Mobile Pops! Admission is FREE to the public. Come enjoy great music by The Mobile Pops at the MGM High School Auditorium.


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10/03-10/04: Grand Festival of Art
10-5pm, Faulkers Downtown Fairhope Campus. “Fall into Fairhope” with the Eastern Shore Art Center’s Grand Festival of Art Center, alongside the Grand Festival of Books and Alabama Coastal BirdFest! Featuring over 60 local and regional artists, childrens activities and great food. Free admission.

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What’s Happening in Mobile the Week of 09/16

Posted by on Sep 16, 2015 in RunDown | No Comments

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Featured Photo: City of Mobile leaders join together to celebrate the inauguration of the Airbus assembly plant at Brookley on Sept 14th. Everyone is excited that Mobile is building a new foundation in our city with a bright future for all. Photo Credit: Facebook.com

09/16: The Price is Right Live
6:30pm, Saenger Theatre. The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to “Come On Down” to win. Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new car! To register for chance to be a contestant, visit registration area at or near the venue box office 3 hours prior to showtime. For complete rules & regulations, including eligibility requirements, visit or call the box. To enter theater to watch the show, a ticket purchase is required.

09/17: Gregg Fells Live @ The Museum
7-9pm, Mobile Museum of Art. Enjoy a night of live music at LIVE @ The Museum featuring musician Gregg Fells. From Mobile, Gregg Fells has captivated audiences with a soulful blues sound that will be sure to please. $10 cover.

09/17: Breast Cancer Awareness Kickoff Party
6-7:30pm, Suburban Radiology LLC. You’re invited to a Breast Cancer Awareness Kick off Party! It will be an open house event with door prizes, massages, nail wraps, the Polish Boutique fashion truck, refreshments, and all the information that you could ever need about our 3D mammography. Please join us for a fun, informative night out!

09-18: Carpe Diem- 20th Birthday Block Party
5pm-9pm, Carpe Diem. Join Carpe Diem in celebrating their 20th year in business! It’s a family-friendly neighborhood grill-out party with live music by Brett LaGrave and raffle tickets for $1. Specials all week on Carpe merch and bagged coffee. Donations will be accepted and proceeds will benefit The Village of Spring Hill Sidewalk Project. This will be a BYOB friendly event. Be sure to #CarpeTurns20

09/18: ART Works: The Throwdown 4
6-9pm, Mobile Arts Council. This one-of-a-kind silent auction/ loud party features a competition like none other seen in Mobile. Five artists will compete in a battle of creativity. The silent auction consists of items donated by area artists and organizations, ranging from paintings, photographs, ceramics and sculptures to tickets for performances and weekend getaways. ART Works is the Mobile Arts Council’s largest annual fundraiser. All proceeds go to support our mission of bringing people and art together.

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09/18-09/19: Whole Foods Market Sneak Peek Tour
10am-5pm, Whole Foods Market Mobile. Come get a sneak preview of the newest Whole Foods Market. The Market will still be preparing for the Grand Opening on September 22, but you will get an inside look at the store set-up in progress. You’ll get a look at some of the latest innovations, learn what makes each department unique, and of course taste your way around the store! The guided tours will take place every 15 minutes with a suggested donation of $5 (CASH or check only) per guest to benefit Bay Area Food Bank.

09/19: Talk Like a Pirate Day
6am – 11:59pm, Krispy Kreme Mobile. Ahoy There Mateys! Any buccaneer who enters a participating Krispy Kreme and talk like a pirate gets one FREE Original Glazed® doughnut. To the landlubber who dares to wear full pirate attire goes a bounty of one FREE dozen Original Glazed doughnuts. Offer good on International Talk Like a Pirate Day, September 19th, only.

09/19: 28th Annual Alabama Coastal Clean-Up
8am-12pm, Alabama’s Coastal Waterways. The 28th annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup and needs volunteers for its two cleanup zones in Upper and Middle Dog River. At the Upper Dog River Zone (Eslava Creek), volunteers can sign in at Dog River Park. At the Middle Dog River Zone (Moore Creek), volunteers can sign in at 3633 Lipscomb Landing. Come by foot, by car or by boat. Water, gloves, and trash bags will be available.

09/19: Battleship Women’s Rugby vs. Spring Hill College Women’s Rugby
11:30, Dorn Field. Come support Battleship Women’s Rugby in their season-opening friendly match vs. the Lady Badgers of Spring Hill College. Food trucks and Frios pops will be sold on the sideline and there is space for tailgating at the edge of the Moorer Library/Spring Hill Baptist Church parking lot. Don’t forget to bring blankets/folding chairs and feel free to stay afterwards to cheer on Spring Hill’s men’s team as they host ULL at 1:30pm.

09/19: Dirty Dogs – A Dog Wash Fundraiser for Delta Dogs
1-3pm, Callaghan’s Irish Social Pub. The most requested event by Delta Dogs is back! Bring your pooches down for a dog  wash fundraiser! For a $10 tax deductible donation, your pooch will have the best bath of its life, courtesy of the Delta Dogs volunteers. Nail trims and light grooming will be available for donations, too. We will also have a silent auction with fantastic items from local businesses and artists, and a lot of other fun!


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09/19: Wine Taste of Mobile 2015
7pm, Saenger Theatre. A gala event where you not only sample select wines but engage in captivating conversations over art, live music and gourmet dishes. Guests are encouraged to mix, mingle and network as well as make new friends who share similar interest in wine.

09/19: 8th Annual GO Run for Gynecologic Oncology Cancer
7-11:30am, USA Moulton Tower. The 8th Annual “GO” for Gynecologic Oncology, a 5K and one mile Fun Run/Walk presented by Catranis Family Charitable Foundation, will be held at the University of South Alabama Moulton Tower & Alumni Plaza to benefit gynecologic cancer research at the University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute (MCI). All revenue generated from the GO Run benefits gynecologic cancer research at MCI

09/21: Magic Moustache Club
7-10pm, Alchemy Tavern. For those who have yet to experience the magic mustache club, this is a special pre-concert, close up magic presentation performed for a small group of you folks just before doors open.  These special pre-shows are available to those who buy the special vip tickets. Tickets are limited, so buy early! 21 and up event.

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What’s Happening in Mobile, AL the Week of 09/09

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in RunDown | No Comments

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Featured Photo: This week we remember 9/11. This photo is of the new Tribute Center near where the towers once stood. #neverforget #americastrong Photo Credit: 9/11 Tribute Center/ Facebook.com


09/10: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
5:30-9pm, Alabama Cruise Terminal. Don’t miss out on this “must-do” event for ladies 21 years of age and older! Featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres from local area chefs and restaurants, McTini’s, and an unforgettable evening of manicures, makeovers, shopping, and more! Presented by Wind Creek Atmore. Benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile.

09/10: 3rd Annual Gulf Coast QDMA Sportsman’s Banquet
6:30pm, Moe’s Original Bar-B-Que.The Gulf Coast branch of Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) will be hosting the 3rd annual Sportsman’s Banquet at Moe’s Original BBQ in downtown Mobile. This banquet will help raise funds in order to promote sustainable deer herds along the Gulf Coast. Tickets will be available at the door or can be purchased online. $50 for single and $75 for couples. Each ticket includes membership to QDMA and a subscription to Quality Whitetails magazine. Raffles, door prizes, and more!

09/11: Fallen Heroes Monument Dedication
9am, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park. The dedication of the Fallen Heroes Monument will be held on the grounds of Battleship Memorial Park. Please join and honor those Alabamians who have given their lives through service to our country since 9/11.

9/11: Donation Based Barre3 Community Class
9:30am, Barre3 Mobile. Know someone who has been affected by Multiple Sclerosis? The ladies at Barre3 do and want your help in supporting our local MS Chapter. Come enjoy a morning barre class and support a great cause! Minimum $20 donation suggested.

9/11: LoDa Art Walk
6-9pm, Downtown Dauphin Street. Second Fridays in the LoDA Art District have become quite a popular time and place to be! 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.

09/11: The Odd Couple
7:30pm, Chickasaw Civic Theatre. Sent packing by his wife, neat freak Felix moves in with sportswriter slob Oscar and their time as roommates is as funny to us as it is complicated to them. Written by Neil Simon and directed by Leonora Harrison.


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09/12: 2015 Mobile Heart Walk
8am, University of South Alabama Mitchell Center. The Heart Walk is an exciting national event and the American Heart Association’s signature fundraising event. People across the country will be walking this fall to raise funds to support the lifesaving research, educational programs, and advocacy component of the American Heart Association. The event is also in need of volunteers for their “Green Team”, which will help keep the event clean. Each volunteer gets a free t-shirt.

9/12: Beth Moore “Living Proof” Live Simulcast
9:30am, Luke 4:18. The Living Proof Live Simulcast kicks off at 9:30am and ends at 4:30pm (doors open at 8:30am). Tickets are $20 covering one full day of music and worship, listening guide, coffee/muffins in AM & cookies and beverages for afternoon break; sessions led by Beth Moore; and opportunities for fellowship with other women from the Gulf Coast community. Women may purchase tickets by calling 251.281.1418 or stopping by the Luke 4:18 office (2664 Sollie Rd.) between the hours of 9-4 Monday through Thursday.

09/12: Brookley 5K On the Runway
5:30pm, Brookley Aeroplex. The 2nd annual Brookley 5K on the Runway presented by the Mobile Airport Authority Foundation and Airbus will take flight Saturday!. The event benefits Friends of Doyle Park, a non-profit looking to turn the 24-acre space adjacent to the Mobile Aeroplex into a family recreational spot.

9/12: Screen On The Green – Free Outdoor Movie
7pm, Dorn Field at Spring Hill College.  Guardians of the Galaxy Movie begins at dusk (around 7:20 pm)Come in costume as your favorite superhero! Screen on the Green returns for the second-to-last movie of the season. Sponsors include Rouses Markets (presenting sponsor) and Dr. Dan Perry / Spring Hill Comprehensive Dentistry (pre-entertainment sponsor).The food vendors will be Pita Pit, Kona Ice, and Bama Brickhouse Dogs, which will be selling popcorn. Bring cash and help support local business!

09/12: The Black Jacket Symphony presents The Allman Brothers “Eat a Peach”
8pm, Saenger Theatre. The Black Jacket Symphony offers a unique concert experience through recreating classic albums in a live performance setting. The Allman Brothers Band “Eat A Peach” album is performed in its entirety by a group of handpicked musicians specifically selected for each album, with no sonic detail being overlooked–the musicians do whatever it takes to musically reproduce the album.


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09/13: Flower Power (Art Class)
3-5pm, Picket Fence Marketplace. Picket Fence Marketplace is so excited to offer the community opportunities to learn from local artisans! Come channel your inner flower child at the Flower Power class where you will be making yard art flowers! This class will be given by Sandy Colee Reynolds! All materials will be provided. Just show up, bring a friend, and have fun making a beautiful flower for your garden that will never die and will look great during any season! This class is only $25 per person and that includes all materials and light refreshments!

09/14: Contemporary Co-Op
6pm, The Exchange 202. “Contemporary Co-Op,” will be held in the new co-working space The Exchange 202. The Exchange, describes itself as a “coworking community developing people and organizations,” and brings a new concept to Mobile. It breaks the traditional office space – you won’t find cubicles or have to write TPS reports. Also, this night Marcus Neto will speak about his agency Blue Fish and their modern virtual working space. The cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. $5 for students. Beverages and snacks provided.

09/15: MMofA Volunteer Coffee
10am, Mobile Museum of Art. The Mobile Museum of Art is recruiting new volunteers and docents, and we would like you to join us! Volunteers fulfill a vital part of the museum’s mission. That’s why MMofA makes a big investment in our volunteers, including continued learning opportunities and specialized docent training.


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What’s Happening in Mobile the Week of 09/02

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bikeFeatured Photo: As part of Spring Hill College’s Week of Welcome, Jeff DeQuattro and the guys from Delta Bike Project gave new students a City of Mobile bike tour. In partnership with the Urban Emporium’s bike rental program, they toured downtown, Church Street East Historic District and the Oakleigh Garden Historic District. Photo Credit: Facebook.com & Delta Bike Project

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09/03: Night Market
5-9pm, Mobile Museum of Art. MMofA hosts a quarterly Night Market of artist and artisan wares. Bring a keen eye for detail and become known for the unique gifts you give. Rack your friends with jealousy for your rare, artful home décor. Support your local artists and join the party and shopping fun with great food, drink, and live music. Free admission.

09/03: 17th Annual Chef Challenge – A Challenge to End Hunger
6-9pm, Alabama Cruise Terminal. Bay Area Food Bank will kick-off Hunger Action Month with the annual Chef Challenge fundraiser! Guests will enjoy the favorite dishes of some of our area’s most prestigious chefs, live entertainment by Roman Street, a vast silent auction, and complimentary beer, wine and spirits. Tickets are $60 per person. All proceeds from Chef Challenge are used to help those in need within our 24-county service area along the Central Gulf Coast.

09/04-09/06: September Caravan Sale
9am-4pm, The 181 Market. Everyone is encouraged to come out and shop “flea market” style at The 181 Market! First come first serve, pick a shady spot in the pecan orchard, along the privacy fence. Vendor space is still available! The 181 Market is renting the use of a 10 x 10 space for only $30 for 3 days. Businesses and families can use their space to sell any items they like. Only the space is provided, so please bring your own tent, tables, chairs or whatever else you might need.

09/04: Doubleshot
6:30pm, Moe’s Original Bar B Que Downtown. With influences like Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings, Doubleshot has a sound all their own. The Doubleshot band is a stone to the bone outlaw country band and they have a very humble look at things. If you like a crank it up, turn ‘em back, hard drivin good time band then come check them out!

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09/05: WBS 5K on the Bay
7:30am, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park. A great race on Labor Day Weekend benefiting Women’s Business Alliance. $20 Pre-Registration complete with Sport Tek Tech Shirt. $25 Day of Race Registration. Join us for this beautiful scenic certified race! Register in person at McCoy Outdoor, Run-N-Tri, or Fleet Feet in Mobile, or Running Wild in Fairhope until noon on Thursday, September 3, or online at the link above until 4 AM Friday, September 4th.

09/05- South Alabama Jags VS. Gardner-Webb
5pm, Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Come out and cheer on the South Alabama Jaguars for their home opener game against Gardner-Webb. Don’t forget to swing by the South Alabama bookstore and snag some Jaguar swag for the game!

09/06: Flow Tribe at Manci’s on Labor Day Eve
7:30-10:30pm, Manci’s Antique Club. Straight out of New Orleans and into your earholes, Flow Tribe comes at you with the delicacy of a sledgehammer. They create “backbone cracking music”, a soul shaking mixture of styles and sounds guaranteed to drive you wild. These are 6 seasoned performers who have shared the stage with the likes of Trombone Shorty, Juvenile, and Bill Summers just to name a few.

09/06: Alabama
8pm, The Wharf. See legendary country band Alabama perform live. Then, check out their new album, “Southern Drawl,” out Sept. 18. Tickets range from $38 – $90.


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09/07: 70th Annual Labor Day Parade
10am, Downtown Mobile. This Labor Day, the Mobile, Alabama AFL-CIO Southwest Labor Council will hold its 70th Annual Labor Day Parade to celebrate the achievements of America’s working people. In the spirit of the holiday, the parade will honor the everyday people of Southwest Alabama who not only work hard to provide a better life for their families and keep our communities strong, but who also are driving local and national movements to build an economy based on worker values.

09/07: Labor Day Blood Drive
10am-4pm, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park. Stop by the Blood Mobile and give blood during your Labor Day visit to the Park. The Battleship is partnered with Life South Community Blood Center to provide this much needed community service.

09/07: Doggie Happy Hour
5-7pm, OK Bicycle Shop. Bring the pups out for the festivities and help support local Rescue Foundations! Enjoy drinks and dinner on the pet friendly patio of the OK! Bicycle Shop with your four-legged friends, while supporting the dog rescue community in Mobile. Enjoy live music, local art and crafts and great prizes!

09/09: Barre3 Class Benefiting Multiple Sclerosis
8:15, Barre3 Mobile. Join the ladies at Barre3 for a donation based class open to the public! Barre3 is a combination of Ballet, Yoga and Pilates all rolled in to one! All proceeds benefit our local Multiple Sclerosis Society chapter. All you need is some water! A $20 donation is suggested.


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What’s Happening the week of 8/26 in Mobile, AL

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Featured Photo:  ZUMBA-thon with Distinguished Young Women held at the South Alabama Rec Center. Renee Mullenix and Michelle Crawford led the 1.5 hour long dance party! They even had a special guest, this years DYW winner, Máire Nakada. Photo Credit: Elle Photography


Congrats to last weeks winner for 2 rounds of mini golf at The Putting Place, Blake and Jana Lane!

08/26: The End of the Tour
6pm, Crescent Theater. The End of the Tour tells the story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter (and novelist) David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel), which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace’s groundbreaking epic novel, Infinite Jest. Tickets $10.

08/26: Chocolate and Coffee Tasting
7pm, Serda’s Coffee. Come join Serda’s for a great evening of chocolates & coffee! Explore the similarities between coffee and chocolate taste profiles and how these are manipulated in the processing, blending and roasting processes. The pairing will include five different cocoa levels of Lindt chocolates (milk, 70%, 85%, 90% & 99%) as well as two distinctive single origin Costa Rican coffees and a meticulously crafted blend that will enhance the full range of the chocolate. Price $15.00. Reservations recommended.

08/27: 2015 Business Expo
12 – 5pm, Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center. Presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, this Business Expo gives Mobile Area Chamber members an opportunity to promote and market their companies at Mobile’s largest business-to-business trade show

08/27: Pumpkin Magic (Art Class)
6pm, Picket Fence Marketplace.  Picket Fence is so excited to offer the community opportunities to learn from local artisans! Get a fun jump on the fall holidays with the Pumpkin Magic class! This class will be given by Sue Cook, the owner of Colors of Sweden! All materials will be provided. Just show up, bring a friend, and have some fun making pumpkins that will make your home sparkle for the fall season for years to come! This class is $30 per person and that includes all materials and light refreshments. Reservations must be made by Wednesday 8-26-15 to ensure that the instructor has all the materials needed on the day of the class.




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08/27: Power Hour Fun Run – Superheroes Assemble
6:15pm, Moe’s Bar B Que Downtown. Grab your capes and masks, tights and utility belts, it’s time to power up for our first Power of Running Power Hour. Superheros will dash through the streets to attempt to log the most miles they can in an hour! After the hour is up, all Superhero’s will record their miles and we will calculate the total. Don’t forget about the Moe’s meal deal after the run!

08/28: Chat and Chew with Mayor Sandy Simpson
11am, Kitchen on George. Kitchen on George welcomes Mayor Sandy Stimpson for his latest installment of “Chat and Chew” Friday, August 28 at 11 a.m. We’ll be serving up our local flavor, and you’ll have the opportunity to share your thoughts with the Mayor. Reservation recommended.

08/28:Bay Bears vs Montgomery Biscuits- Fireworks Night and Paint the Park Purple
7:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium. Join the Alzheimer’s Association for a night out at Hank Aaron Stadium to see the Baybears play the Montgomery Biscuits! Half of all ticket sales purchased through the Alzheimer’s Association will be donated toward helping #ENDALZ. Come help raise money and Paint the Park Purple! Stay for the last night of Fireworks at the Hank!

08/29: Steady Pace 5K
7:30am, Lyon’s Park. Steady Pace 5K Run Walk is an innovative way to reach families in our community and promote HEALTH and WELLNESS. The Steady Pace 5K run/walk is the first of its kind designed specifically for the awareness of children and family members of all ages and shining a light on the effects of childhood and adult obesity while promoting a healthy lifestyle not just weight loss


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08/29: Mobile Fashion Week Casting Call
10am-1pm, Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Mobile.Get yourself camera ready, ladies! It’s the final casting call for Mobile Fashion Week. Supporting the community and fashion is what Mobile Fashion Week is aiming to do, and they are looking for the models that can represent both the clothing and cause! MFW supports many local and regional charities, and they want you to be a part of the event! Please click the link to find out more about the requirements to be a model. MFW is Sept 24-26, 2015.

08/29: Dauphin Street Beer Festival 2015
6-9pm, Dauphin Street. Work your way down Dauphin Street, sampling a variety of beers at participating restaurants and bars. From pale ales to darker brews, there’s something on tap for everyone. Grab a mug and a map and drink to your heart’s content. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the participating venues.

09/01: Bring Your Business Cards – Speed Networking Event
5:30-7:30pm, YMCA. Meet a new network of local entrepreneurs to share & learn business tips and problem solving techniques. GCE Think Tank is an idea networking group. We gather monthly to discuss and stay on top of emerging practices and techniques in online marketing, technology and business growth. All with the purpose of helping each other grow their business. The atmosphere is energetic, fun and casual. You can be yourself and meet a lot of successful people in the Mobile area.


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What’s Happening the week of 08/19

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Featured Photo: Access Magazine’s 2015 Back in Black Summer Block Party with Jane Bartlett Pappas, Marissa Fleming Thetford, Vanessa McGee Reyner and Mallory Godwin at SkyView Lounge. Photo Credit: Access Magazine/Facebook.com



08/20: Girls of Fall
5:30-8:30pm, Mobile Convention Center. Girls of Fall – now in its third year – is a unique event focusing on female football fans, featuring football, fashion and fun! This year’s event will be more interactive than the previous events and will feature new sessions and more vendors than in the first two years. Our female fans will learn more about the game, plus have an opportunity to eat and drink – and shop!

08/20: Chief Issues with Chief Barber
6:30pm, Palmer Pillans Middle School. Please join the Bay Area Young Democrats for a community conversation with Mobile Police Chief James Barber about city safety. He is set to discuss the city programs that are in effect to help keep us safe. He is also open to addressing community concerns. There will also be voter registration available if you’ve moved or need to register.

08/20: LIVE@The Museum – Christian Lee Huston
7pm, Mobile Museum of Art. Songs full of lush, lonesome melodies, flooded by Hutson’s billowy country singing. – The Pitch. LIVE@ the Museum is a different kind of concert series. Disarmingly intimate, this series creates the opportunity to connect with the stories and music of the South on a deeper level. Show starts promptly at 7PM, tickets $10, Beer and wine by donation. This is a show you won’t want to miss!

08/21-08/22: One Faith One Family- Love is Our Mission Conference
Mobile Convention Center. 2nd Annual Archdiocesan Conference. The goal of the conference is to create an opportunity for the faithful of the Archdiocese of Mobile to come together and be encouraged in the faith as one family of God,  to have a family reunion of sorts, to be energized by our shared faith and sent forth to proclaim it with greater purpose and with a specific mission.  Featuring Matt Maher, Damon Owens, and more. This event is for anyone and everyone. Childcare and activities will be provided for families.


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08/22: ZUMBA-thon with Distinguished Young Women
9-10:30am, The University of South Alabama. Time for another Zumba-thon! Come join the party on Saturday at the University of South Alabama’s Rec Center! The Zumba-thon will be in Studio 1. Check in will begin at 8:30 am. There is a $10 donation at the door to benefit Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program. This event is sponsored by the University of South Alabama, Distinguished Young Women and the Distinguished Alliance.

08/22: John Hiatt & The Combo and The Taj Mahal Trio
6:30pm, Saenger Theater. Hiatt, a master lyricist and satirical storyteller, weaves hidden plot twists into fictional tales ranging in topics including redemption, relationships, growing older and surrendering, on his terms. Henry Saint Clair Fredericks, who goes by the stage name Taj Mahal, is an internationally recognized blues musician who folds various forms of world music into his offerings. A self-taught singer-songwriter who plays the guitar, banjo and harmonica, Mahal has done much to reshape the definition and scope of blues music during his 40+ year career. Come see this great group of musicians all on one stage!

08/22: Screen on the Green- HOME
7:45pm, Dorn Field at Spring Hill College. Join your The Village of Spring Hill, neighbors, friends, and family for a showing of HOME! This is truly a great family movie. Papa Johns will be will be selling pizza and drinks and Kona Ice will help keep you cool with shaved ice drinks! Dr. Gee’s Magic and Balloons will be there to entertain the crowd from 6:30 to 7:45 PM.

08/22: Alabama Shakes
8pm, The Wharf, Orange Beach. Sing along to “Hang Loose” and “Hold On” at this outdoor summer concert. The Athens, Ala., band will be joined by special guests Drive-By Truckers. Tickets range from $45 – $70.


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08/23: Dash and Splash 2015 5K Run/Walk and 50 Yard Swim
6-9pm, Spring Hill Swim Club. 5K course along Museum Drive and through Langan Park followed by 50 yard swim in club pool. Register online until 4 AM August 21 and on site registration will begin at 4:30 the day of the race. Don’t miss out on the fun, stay for the after party!

08/23: Grayson Capps at Manci’s Antique Club.
6-9pm, Manci’s Antique Club. A literate and impassioned songwriter whose song characters are often caught barely hanging on at the edges of American life, Grayson Capps is a bit like a New Orleans version of Tom Waits, albeit more of a roots rocker in actual musical execution.

08/24: HUKA Entertainment and AEG present “Todd Rundgren”
6:30pm, Saenger Theater. The 25th solo studio album of his career, “GLOBAL” has now launched and is a stunning contemporary fusion of styles – rock, soul and EDM – which continues the tradition of boundary-breaking works from this visionary genius. Todd’s preternatural gift of melding the bold and the accessible is the hallmark of “GLOBAL”’s finely crafted tracks.

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What’s Happening the Week of 08/10

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Featured Photo: Mayor Sandy Stimpson comes to check out the new soccer fields at Sage Park. Photo Credit: Barry M Silbernagel

08/13: Colors of Fashion 2nd Annual Inspiring Women on the Coast Conference
10am, Bragg-Mitchell Mansion. Join us for the 2nd Annual Inspiring Women on the Coast Conference where they bring awareness to 15 causes, enjoy breakout sessions, visit vendors and leave inspired after the wonderful Guest Speaker! Bring a Scarf this year in any color to accessorize your outfit to bring awareness to all causes. Choose your favorite scarf or buy a new one in any color and wear it your favorite way (around your neck, waist, hair, on your purse etc) to the Colors of Fashion Scarf Lunch! Men and women welcome with lots of door prizes and fun surprises!

08/13: Mobile Azalea Trail Membership Interest Event
5-7pm, Firehouse Wine Bar & Shop. There’s never been a better time to join the Mobile Azalea Trail! Come enjoy a glass of wine while we tell you more about the upcoming trips we have planned and how we can use your help. If you are between the ages of 21 and 40, you are eligible to join the Mobile Jaycees and help keep Mobile history alive through the Mobile Azalea Trail.

08/13: End of Summer Trail Run
7:45pm, University of South Alabama Intramural Fields. 3 mile trail run at University of South Alabama Mountain Bike Trails. This is not a race but more so a laid back get together for a not so usual running experience. The course will be very well marked with Glowsticks and nobody will be left behind. Trail running at night is a rush that’s sure to break you out of your normal workout routine. Even if you’ve been on a certain trail a hundred times before, it looks and feels different in the dark.

08/14-8/16: Mary Poppins
Friday/Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:30pm, Playhouse In The Park. Check out  the delightful story of the “practically perfect” nanny Mary Poppins.  Based on the book by P. L. Travers and the movie produced by Disney studios, Mary is a super-nanny who flies (really flies!) in with her umbrella in response to the request of the Banks children. She proceeds to put things right in the Banks household with the aid of her extraordinary magical powers. This fun-filled musical is wonderful for adults and children alike. You’ll be singing along in no time…”in the most delightful way!” Tickets for adults are $15, and students and seniors are $12.  Call 251-602-0630 for reservations!


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08/14: Songs that Save Concert Series
7pm, The Listening Room. A night of music with twelve amazing women for a great cause! All proceeds will go to The Penelope House. It is a great setting for songwriters to tell their stories. Special guests Jim Pennington and Michelle Carroll Stancil. The Songs that Save series was created to give back to our community using music. Save the date, and don’t miss what is going to be an amazing night! $10 cover.

08/14: Habitat for Humanity Cornhole Tournament
7:30pm, O’Daly’s Irish Pub. $100 cash prize to 1st place team. $20 entry fee per 2 person team. Drink specials with a $5 donation to USA College of Medicine Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter.

08/14: BayBears vs. Mississippi Braves
7:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium. As the season is coming to a close, the BayBears invite you out for a night of baseball, hotdogs and FIREWORKS! This is a fireworks show that never disappoints!

08/15: Doughnut Dash and Dare 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run
7:30am, Spring Hill College. The Doughnut Dash and Dare Run 5K is the only 5K Run/Walk around the Gulf Coast where you are rewarded for eating Krispy Kreme doughnuts! What a great way to have some fun and raise awareness and donations for the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Alabama!

08/15: Introduction to Long Form Improv Workshop
9am-12pm, The Temple Downtown. This 3 hour workshop is designed to introduce you to the Bay Cities Improv approach to long form improvised comedy. No prior acting or improv experience is required. You will get to explore the core tenets of improvisation: agreement, listening, commitment & support, discover how to use truthful storytelling as a way to generate interesting ideas for comedic scenes, learn the power of playing characters similar to yourself in a comedic scene and learn how to create and play an intelligent character with a strong point of view.

08/15: The Stolen Faces
10pm, Soul Kitchen. Join in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead, the band that started it all! Very special guest Donna Hall Foster from Wet Willie will be joining in for a fun night of dancing and great songs!


08/16: “Wizard of Oz” Summer Classic Movie Series
3pm, Saenger Theatre. “Wizard of Oz”, 1939, musical – Starring Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale, who is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.Tickets are general admission: $6.00 per adult and $3 per 12 and under child or 60+ senior. All movies will be seated on a first-come-first-served basis.

08/16: New Orleans Style Jazz Brunch
10am, Azalea Manor. New Orleans style brunch at the Azalea Manor on Dauphin Street! Featuring the Chris Spies Jazz Trio, a fantastic menu of brunch food including New Orleans Beef Grillades, Shrimp in Sherry Cream Sauce, Smoked Gouda Cheese Grits, Bananas Foster Bread Pudding, Eggs Benedict and Strawberry Crepes. Don’t miss the Charcoal Grilled Oysters and Conecuh Sausage in the Courtyard! Cash bar with bottomless mimosas on the menu! A portion of all sales will benefit Penelope House. Purchase tickets in advance and select your seating time before its all sold out!

08/17: Les Burgers avec Vin Francais
6:30-9pm, Hamburgers may be considered by many to be an “All American Food”; but savor an edition of the Pour Baby French Twist and Wine Pairing! Join us for this OOH LA LA Délicieux Burger and French Wine Pairing.

08/18: 15 Place Grand Reopening
10am-4:30pm, 15 Place. Come celebrate with us as 15 Place makes the transition from a Day Shelter to a Multi Service Center for the homeless. The ribbon cutting starts at 10am and from there we will continue to celebrate throughout the day with food, refreshments and festivities. Join us to see firsthand what our staff and community members are doing for Mobile’s homeless.


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What’s Happening the Week of 08/05

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Featured Photo: A portion of the funds from the Dragon Boat Festival went toward helping our friends at Soccer4Life buy a van to aid their vision of helping children achieve their goals! Coach Z will be using the van to transport inner city kids to and from the soccer fields. Photo Credit: Fuse Project

08/05: Four Course Wine Dinner
6:30pm, Kitchen on George. Featuring the talents of Executive Chef Gillian Clark, Culinard’s Culinary Dean, Chef Antony Osborne and Chef Paul Wooten, program Director for Culinard of Mobile, the four course dinner with wine pairings from International Wines and specialty coffee’s from Leroy Hill Coffee promises to be an evening to remember! Please call 251-436-8890 to reserve your tickets.

08/06: Mr. Bellingrath’s Birthday Celebration
8am-5pm, Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, on August 6, 1869, Walter D. Bellingrath was Mobile’s first Coca-Cola bottler and the founder of Bellingrath Gardens and Home.In honor of Mr. Bellingrath’s Birthday, admission to the Gardens is free to all Mobile and Baldwin County residents! (There is an additional charge to tour the Bellingrath Museum Home.)

08/06: marc-art 2015
6pm, Azalea Manor. Mobile Arc (MARC) is an advocacy and service system for people with developmental disabilities. MARC invites you to a festive exhibit and sale of inspiring artwork by Mobile Arc artists as and artists from the community. Come enjoy this years celebration of unique art, music by Eric Erdman and delicious catering by Chef Rob. All proceeds benefit Mobile Arc art education programs. Tickets are $25 and available by calling Suzanne Dennis, 479-7409, ext. 623.



08/06: 18th Annual Cool White Linen Night
6:30pm, The Country Club of Mobile. An elegant affair, enjoy fine dining, libations, live music and dancing and both Live and Silent Auctions featuring jewelry, specialty home décor and one-of-a kind artwork. Tickets are $100 per person for open seating. Gold, Silver and Bronze sponsorships are available and seated tables of 10 guests can be reserved for $1500.00. Proceeds benefit Via Health Senior Citizens Services

08/08: Port City Mini Golf Grand Opening
9am-11pm, Port City Mini Golf. Port City Mini Golf is having it’s Grand Opening! Stop by and cool off in Mobile’s only INDOOR, 9-hole, locally themed course. The fun doesn’t stop at mini golf,  they even offer 60 classic arcade games and skee ball! Bring the kids or plan a date night. Non-alcoholic drinks are on the menu but customers are more than welcomed to BYOB.

08/06: Roman Street and The Mulligan Brothers
7:30pm, Saenger Theater. You don’t want to miss these musical powerhouse’s live on stage. Doors open at 7pm, concert is open to ALL ages.

08/08: NASA Lands at the Exploreum Day
10am-3pm, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center. “NASA Lands at the Exploreum Day” is a fun filled day complete with rockets, science, engineering and fun. Visitors can talk with key managers from NASA’s Marshall Center, kids can make their own rocket while learning about space, take a virtual ride through the solar system and listen to Marshall engineers as they showcase their missions to explore the Earth, sun and other worlds. NASA touchdown is at 10 a.m. Admission to NASA Lands at the Exploreum Day is only $10 and includes all exhibits and the IMAX theatre films. If you are an Exploreum member this is a FREE event.


08/08: Sandstock
12pm, Flora-Bama. It’s not Woodstock, it’s Sandstock…the Flora-Bama way. Come and hear great music, have good times and eat great food. Music is devoted to Sandstock style music in the Tent. Dressing up Hippie style is heavily encouraged!

08/09: Great Expectations
2-4pm, Mobile Infirmary. Calling all Mothers-to-be, new mothers, hope-to-be-moms and friends and family- come enjoy an expo just for you. Educators and Physicians will be on hand to answer questions and give birth center tours. Check out the vendor booths and register for door prizes!

08/09: “A Streetcar Named Desire”
3pm, Saenger Theater. “A Streetcar Named Desire”, 1951, black and white, Drama – Staring Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando and Kim Hunter, a Streetcar disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her. Movie to be shown at 3 p.m. with the doors opening at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are general admission: $6.00 per adult and $3 per 12 and under child or 60+ senior. All movies will be seated on a first-come-first-served basis.

08/12 Masterpieces and Mimosas
10:30am, Historic Oakleigh House Museum. Ever wanted a private art and history tour of the Historic Oakleigh House while sipping on Mimosas? Now’s your chance! The museum curator is offering these private tours starting this week and continuing every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. $25 per person $15 of Historic Mobile Preservation Society members, reservations only!


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