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This Week’s Featured Photo.
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.
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!
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!
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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