Member Events

October 20 – November 3, 2016


Thursday, October 20

Downtown Mobile Alliance
Bricks & BBQ: Historic Rehab Strategies Workshop & Reception
3 to 5 p.m.
Rogers & Willard, 451 St. Louis St.
Investors, contractors, developers, architects, real estate professionals or property owners interested in learning about financing, developing or renovating historic properties should attend.



Orion Engineering

15th Anniversary Open House


4 to 6 p.m.


3515 Hurricane Bay Dr., Theodore


The event includes food, drinks, door prizes and music by Cool Rayz band. Help Orion provide canned goods for the Ronald McDonald House by bringing donations to the event.



Mobile SPCA

Fish Fry


5 to 7:30 p.m. or until the fish runs out


Our Savior Catholic Church, 1801 Cody Rd. S.


Donation of $10 includes two catfish filets, slaw, beans, hushpuppies, tea and homemade dessert. Huge raffle, live music by the String Slingers and door prizes.




Open House & Ribbon Cutting


5:30 p.m.


4485 Laughlin Dr.


Ribbon cutting at 5:30 p.m. for new expansion building. Event includes food, drinks, music and more.



Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center

Dome Head Science presents Serial Killers: The Evil Within


6 to 9 p.m.


65 Government St.


The Exploreum’s Assistant Director Don Comeaux will talk on the science and history of serial killers. Followed by a screening of the classic film, Silence of the Lambs.



Friday, October 21

Mobile Opera

The Devil and Daniel Webster

10/21 and 10/23/16

8 p.m. Friday / 2:30 p.m. Sunday

$45 single ticket / $10 for students

The Temple Downtown, 351 St. Francis St.


Jabez Stone made a bad decision – a deal with the devil. Can Daniel Webster’s brilliant oratory save him? Full of American history and sung in English, this opera will make you think.



Saturday, October 22

The University of Mobile

University of Mobile Jazz Band presents “Ol’ Blue Eyes”


7 p.m.


Saraland High School’s Performing Arts Center, 1115 Industrial Pkwy.


The UM Jazz Band features some of Frank Sinatra’s most notable works such as Almost Like Being in Love, My Way, The Best is Yet to Come and The Way You Look Tonight. Buy tickets at or at the door.



Sunday, October 23

The Pillars of Mobile
The Market at The Pillars
Noon to 4 p.m.
1757 Government St.
The Pillars will host more than 35 local artists and food vendors for an afternoon of fun in Midtown Mobile. There is no charge for admission.



Tuesday, October 25

Women’s Business Alliance

Out to Lunch Mobile


11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

$25 for guests | $20 for alliance members

Spot of Tea, 310 Dauphin St.


Bring plenty of business cards for this monthly networking session.



YMCA of South Alabama
Gridiron Gala
5 to 10 p.m.
Battle House Hotel, 46 N. Royal St.

Attendees will enjoy dinner and motivational speaker and NFL consultant Dr. Kevin Elko. Sportscaster Eli Gold and Senior Bowl executive director Phil Savage will serve as the master of ceremonies.



Thursday, October 27

L’Arche Mobile

National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Mobile Charity Golf Auction


1 p.m. shotgun start

$100 per golfer

Timber Creek Golf Course, 9650 TimberCreek Blvd., Daphne

251-340-8055 – Jay Stubbs

Raise money, have fun and compete against other teams of golfers for prizes, all while benefiting L’Arche Mobile.



The University of Mobile

Art Talk featuring Mobile Artist Georgia Jones Godwin


1 p.m.


University of Mobile’s Marilyn Foley Art Gallery


Artist Georgia Jones Godwin will discuss her art work, from ceramic sculptures to clay figures and antique objects left in their original finish.



St. Mary’s Home



6 to 9 p.m.


LoDa Biergarten, 251 Dauphin St.


Beer tasting featuring 40 plus beers, silent auction and music by Phil Proctor All. Proceeds to benefit St. Mary’s Home.



Friday, October 28

Original Oyster House & Alabama Coastal Foundation

Oyster Shell Recycling Program Ribbon Cutting


10:30 a.m.


3733 Battleship Pkwy.


Spearheaded by the Alabama Coastal Foundation, the Oyster Shell Recycling Program will recycle oyster shells from local restaurants and get them back into Alabama waters, enhancing oyster production.



Mobile SPCA

Dogs for Dawgs West


11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Quality Inn and Suites, 150 W. I-65 Service Rd.


Enjoy a hot dog or sausage sandwich with all the “fixins.” Dine in or take-out. Pet costume contest. All proceeds benefit the Mobile SPCA adoption program.



Saturday, October 29

Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center
Halloween Ball at the Exploreum
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
$10-$16 for guests / Free for exploreum members.
65 Government St.
Family friendly activities and demos inspired by classic Halloween movies that will put the chill in October and explore the amazing world of science, technology, engineering and math.
University of South Alabama Health

Salty Worm Brackish Classic and Delta Bash


1 to 5 p.m.

$30 in advance / $35 day of / children 8 and under free

Blue Gill Restaurant, 3775 Battleship Pkwy., Spanish Fort


Freshwater and saltwater anglers compete in this one-of-a-kind tournament held at the Bluegill Restaurant on the Causeway. Proceeds benefit the Gaillard Pancreatic Cancer Research.



Faulkner State Community College
Peli-CON Comic and Cosplay Convention
10/29 – 10/30/16
10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
$10 per day / $15 for weekend
Faulkner’s Fairhope Campus, 450 Fairhope Ave., Fairhope
This cosplay and comic convention will include a haunted house, workshops, cosplay costume contest, face-painting and more.  Saturday night movie on the lawn and Mobile Opera performs on Sunday afternoon.



Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Boo at Bellingrath


11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

$13 for adults / $7.50 for ages 5-12 / free to Bellingrath members and to ages 4 and younger

12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd., Theodore


Dress up your little goblins for a day of Halloween fun in the gardens. Bellingrath will have food trucks, spooky storytelling, magic shows with Dr. Gee and much more.
Wednesday, November 2

Domke Market

Wine Wednesday


5 to 7 p.m.


720 Schillinger Rd. S, Unit 8


Come “wine down” with and sample some great wines for Thanksgiving.



Thursday, November 3

The Net Effect
Cyber Self Defense: “Practical Strategies for Securing Information”
8 a.m. to noon
Mobile Area Chamber, 451 Government St.
The training provided is targeted to all individuals, not just businesses, and includes valuable information for protecting information both at work and at home. No tech skill required to benefit.