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8/19- 8/20: Class for Gulf Coast Gardening:
Mobile Botanical Gardens, 5151 Museum Dr.: For beginning and experienced gardeners. Instructor; Bill Finch. Tue, 1 – 3 PM, through Sep 23 or Wed, 6 – 8 PM, through Sep 24. Don’t miss out, your plants will thank you!
8/21: Eastern Shore Young Professional Social:
The Plow, Piggly Wiggly at the Plantation Pointe Shopping Center: From 5:30 to 7:30 PM, YPs age 40 and younger are welcome. You do not have to be a member of the Eastern Shore Chamber to attend. Bring a friend. This is a great networking opportunity. Call (251) 928-6387 for more information.
8/22: Rotary Youth Golf Tournament:
Rock Creek Golf Club, 140 Clubhouse Drive, Fairhope: Golf tournament benefiting the Fairhope–Point Clear Rotary Youth Club. Registration and lunch (provided by Subway) at 11 a.m. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. Dinner provided by Rotary Youth Club. Every golfer gets a Boston Butt! Variety of golfer and sponsor packages available starting at $150.
8/22- 8/23: Coastal Alabama’s Farmers & Fisherman’s Market:
20733 Miflin Road, Foley, Alabama: Enjoy healthier, tastier, and a sustainable food source from the Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fishermen’s Market! Fridays 2:00-6:00 PM, Saturdays 9:00-2:00PM! EAT FRESH! EAT LOCAL!
8/22 -8/23: Pottery Wood Firing Workshop:
Eastern Shore Art Center, 401 Oak Street: Intermediate to advanced students can enjoy this class with Maria as she discusses and demonstrates pottery forms and their functions. Pottery forms often follow function; to fit the hand or pour a certain liquid. In this class you’re the artist, so form and surface decoration may come first. Express yourself! Friday @ 10am-4pm, Saturday @ 8 am – 8pm.
8/22-8/24: Steel Magnolias:
Mobile Theatre Guild, 14 N. Lafayette St.: The quintessential story of friendship and trust, Steel Magnolias serves up a southern slice of life that’s as warm and comforting as sweet potato pie! In the world of Truvy’s local-homegrown beauty salon, six very different women come together to share their secrets, fears and love for one another while engaging the audience in hysterical and neighborly gossip! Directed by Daniel Mainwaring.
8/23: Dauphin Street Beer Festival:
Dauphin Street, downtown Mobile: 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. Purchase a ticket at any participating venue (Crescent Theater, Soul Kitchen and Serda’s Coffee Co.), grab a mug ($25) and a map and drink to your heart’s content!
08/23 – 5th Annual Children’s Cup Regatta – Fairhope Yacht Club:
Fairhope Yacht Club, 101 Volanta Avenue: A family‐friendly event, guests are welcome to watch the races free of charge beginning at 12:30 p.m. Activities will be available for children and adults beginning at 4 p.m. Al’s Activity Area for children will feature a waterslide, arts & crafts, games and a chance to paint with Fairhope artist Ricky Trione. The awards ceremony begins at 7 p.m. featuring live music from Doc Rogers and the Roc Dodgers, a cash bar, silent auction and $5 barbecue plates.
8/23: 2014 Grand Summer Ball:
Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa, 1 Grand Blvd.: The Eastern Shore’s premier black-tie event promises an evening filled with dinner, dancing and fun. Now in its 28th year, Grand Summer Ball has raised nearly $4 million to support special projects for Thomas Hospital! Don’t miss out on this event!
8/24: Lap’s Local Sunday Funday:
Lap’s, causeway: Sunday is the last day of the week. It’s the best day of the week. It’s the day you get to finish strong and finish right. Why not extend the weekend festivities just a bit longer? Savour your summer. Celebrate Sundays with some local music: Sugarcane Jane: 4:00 – 5:15 p.m., Underhill: 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.,The Mulligan Brothers: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Don’t miss out!
Upcoming Event: 9/8: Fall season of GO Kickball- Come join the party with 700+ of your closest friends! Sign-up for leagues in Mobile and Daphne by Sep 8.
Upcoming Event: 9/16: Yellow Carpet Premiere of the film Yellow Day:
Downtown Mobile, Civic Center Theater: Yellow Day, a feature film, was created by a community of people seeking a new entertainment culture. This new culture strives for excellence, beauty and great storytelling. Buy one ticket to the Yellow Carpet Premiere and get 2 additional tickets to Premiere Cinemas for showings on September 19-21!