What’s Happening the Week of 2/14/2018

Posted by on Feb 12, 2018 in RunDown | No Comments

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This Week’s Featured Photo: The Wild Mauvillians paraded through Downtown Mobile this past Sunday on Joe Cain Day. A little rain doesn’t stop the revelry!
Photo Credit: Richard Dollison Photographer | Facebook.com
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NOW- 2/15: Rocky Horror Anniversary Show
Wednesday & Thursday – 8:45 pm, Crescent Theater
Admission: $11 per person
Ages: For Mature Audiences Only
The Mystic Society of Rocky Horror presents their 10th Annual Rocky Horror Mardi Gras extravaganza! All seven shows feature the original movie, a live cast, audience participation, $5 prop bags, free photo booth, t-shirts, merchandise table and absolute pleasure. The show will run through Thursday night at 8:45 pm. This low-budget freak show follows the misadventures of Brad Majors and Janet Weiss inside a strange mansion that they come across on a rainy night. The rest is cult classic history. The Rocky Horror Picture Show is rated R and is suggested for mature audiences only.

2/15: Cocktails and Creatives
Thursday – 5:30 pm, The Merry Widow
Admission: Free
Ages: 21+
Connect. Inspire. Create. Cocktails & Creatives is a happy hour designed to unite Mobilians interested in creativity and creative pursuits—whether they be working artists, secret poets, tinkerers, or the merely curious. Creativity is within all of us. It is what connects us all. Our mission is to inspire everyone to explore their creative natures. Come have a drink and join this inspirational group of thinkers!

2/16 – 2/18: Gulf Coast RV Show
Friday – Sunday – 10 am – 7 pm on Fri & Sat, 10 am – 5 pm on Sun, Mobile Convention Center
Admission: $8 Adults | Children 12 and under free
Ages: All
Looking to find your next road trip ride? Don’t miss this year’s Gulf Coast RV Show! See RVs from vendors like Good Sam, Camping World, Motorhome Magazine and Trailer Life Magazine. Don’t wait for the world to come to you, get out and explore it!

2/16: MJ Live! Michael Jackson Tribute
Friday – 8 pm, Saenger Theater
Admission: $30 and up
Ages: All
The #1 Michael Jackson Tribute Concert in the World! Featuring all his biggest hits including Bad, Billie Jean, Beat It, Dangerous, Smooth Criminal, Black & White, I Want You Back and many others. Relive the energy, excitement, spectacle and pure joy of this legendary superstar and his music. Witness the awesome sound, lighting and effects. Feel the energy from the MJ LIVE band and mega-talented MJ LIVE dancers. Sing along to some of the greatest hits of all time!

2/17: Sweetheart 5K and Sea Turtle Half Marathon
Saturday – 7:30 am, The Hangout at Gulf Shores
Admission: $15 and up
Ages: All

2/17: Battle of Mobile Bay 5K
Saturday – 8:30 am, Fort Gaines at Dauphin Island
Admission: $7 and up
Ages: All
The Battle of Mobile Bay 5K is one of the most beautiful routes around Dauphin Island. Enjoy a race that starts and ends at the historic Fort Gaines. Stay around for the post-race party, refreshments, food, music, awards and more!

2/17: TRAXXAS Monster Truck Tour
Saturday – 6pm, Mobile Civic Center
Admission: $11 Children Under 12 | $21 Adults
Ages: All
For one night only, the Mobile Civic Center will be motorsport entertainment’s epicenter! Watch the nation’s most competitive monster trucks, as the TRAXXAS Monster Truck Tour invades Mobile. See these incredible 10,000-pound, car crushing giants compete in racing, wheelie contests, and then rock the house with amazing freestyle action during the TRAXXAS Monster Truck Tour! Plus, you can meet the drivers and see the trucks up close at the pre-event Autograph Pit Party.

2/18: The Wedding Showcase
Sunday – 2 pm – 4 pm, The Battle House Hotel
Admission: Free
Ages: All
Join the Battle House Hotel for a Wedding Showcase like no other! The Crystal Ballroom will be packed with the hotel’s top wedding professionals, spectacular wedding ideas and preferred vendors. Bring your wedding entourage and get started planning your dream wedding!

2/20: World Famous Harlem Globetrotters
Tuesday – 7 – 9 pm, USA Mitchell Center
Admission: $95 per person General Admission | $22 Pre-Game Magic Pass
Ages: All
The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show to The Mitchell Center during their 2018 World Tour. The famed team will feature a star-studded roster that includes Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT Lister and Ace Jackson*– the Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball-handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. Prepare to be amazed as the Globetrotters showcase basketball’s first 4-point line, located 30 feet from the basket – 6 feet, 3 inches beyond the top of the NBA’s current 3-point line. You won’t want your family to miss it – buy your tickets today!

Upcoming Events:
3/3: Whole30 Challenge
Saturday – JH CrossFit
Admission: $99 Members | $199 Non-Members
Ages: 16+
Join JH CrossFit’s Whole30 Challenge to press the reset button on your metabolism, energy, cravings, and health in 30 days! Figure out once and for all which foods are right for your unique body. The 30-Day Challenge includes 30 days unlimited gym access, unlimited classes at JH CrossFit, weekly Whole30 Coaching with a Certified Health Coach, private support and accountability group, and challenge prizes! The Challenge starts March 3rd, but spots fill up fast and registering early is highly suggested. Get ready to feel amazing!

2/24: 26th Annual Orange Beach Sports Association Seafood Festival 
Saturday – 10 am – 4 pm, The Wharf
Admission: Free
Ages: All
Join the Orange Beach Sports Association for its 26th Annual Seafood Festival and Car Show Saturday, February 24th. Enjoy a full day of shopping arts and crafts vendors, enjoying seafood, checking out the car show, letting the little ones play in the Kids Zone. A second stage has been added to the layout this year, which mean more music– listen to live performances by Savannah Litton, Funky Lampshade, American Idol’s Andrew Weaver and more!

3/10: Touch-A-Truck
Saturday – 10 am – 2 pm | Noise Free Hour 10 – 11 am, Hank Aaron Stadium
Admission: $20 per car
Ages: All
Presented by Caribe Resort and FOX10, this family favorite event, Touch-A-Truck, is back again this year! This all-ages family fun day hosts all kinds of trucks from big rigs to emergency vehicles that most of us never get to see inside. All proceeds benefit pediatric cancer research at the USA Mitchell Center Institute and Adoption Rocks.