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Saturday, April 29
Saraland Area Chamber of Commerce
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
951 Saraland Blvd. S.
Free exercise classes, health screenings and activities for children of all ages. Something for everyone. Vendor space available. Contact the Saraland Chamber for more info. Registration is requested.
SERVPROs of Mobile County
Crawfish for a Cause
Noon to 4 p.m.
The Grounds, 1035 Cody Rd. N.
Benefits the University of South Alabama’s Arnold Luterman Burn Center.
Sunday, April 30
University of Mobile
Redemption Church, 1251 Industrial Pkwy.
www.umobile.edu / www.itickets.com
Spring Spectacular is an annual showcase of many of University of Mobile’s 22 performing ensembles. The concert closes out the Performing Arts Series and spotlights highlight performances. Tickets can be bought online and at the door.
Wednesday, May 3
Lunch & Learn: Citizen Concerns 101
Noon to 1 p.m.
$25 for guests / $10 for Baykeeper members
450-C Government St.
Learn the ins and outs of how to report pollution and other environmental concerns from Mobile Baykeeper’s program staff. Pre-order lunch from Cafe 219 or bring your own. Registration requested.
Thursday, May 4
Mobile Museum of Art
5 to 9 p.m.
4850 Museum Dr.
Night Market showcases makers, artists, artisans and craftsman who make locally sourced, handmade goods. Support local artists and join the fun with great food, drink and music.
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Foundation
Cocktails with the Critters
6 to 9 p.m.
The Blue Gill, 3775 Battleship Pkwy.
An exciting evening overlooking Mobile Bay, featuring artist Stig Marcussen, musical entertainment by local singer, Eric Erdman and a silent auction.
Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra Season Finale
Saenger Theatre, 6 S. Joachim St.
The Gulf Coast’s most talented student musicians perform works by composers from the United Kingdom including Holst and Elgar and featuring award-winning violinist Melissa White of the Harlem Quartet.
Friday, May 5
Steeple on St. Francis
251 St Francis St
Platinum-selling group, Sister Hazel, will be bringing their “We Got it All Tonight” 2017 tour to the Steeple on St. Francis. Fans can expect a high energy show with some brand-new Sister Hazel songs like “Kiss Me Without Whiskey” and “That Kind of Beautiful” as well as popular fan favorites like “All For You.”
Saturday, May 6
Mobile Sports Authority
Tour de Bay
5/6 – 5/7/17
8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
$25, $30 and $40
Dauphin at Warren Streets (across from O’Daley’s)
Tour de Bay is a two-day event. The Criterium is in downtown Mobile on May 6. The Fondo Ride is in downtown Mobile on May 7. Proceeds will supply helmets to children in need and provide helmets to groups providing children bicycles. Participants from Alabama will receive a distinguish award for their placement.
National Alliance on Mental Illness/NAMI Mobile
8:30 a.m. Registration / 9 a.m. Walk begins
Medal of Honor Park, Hillcrest Road
A fun day with food, vendors, music and a good cause.
United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile
Hooked Up To Help Inshore Fishing Tournament
1 to 4 p.m. Weigh in
$30 – Adult / $10 – 12 and under
Ralph and Kacoo’s, 1595 Battleship Pkwy.
Women’s Business Alliance
Southern Derby Soiree
4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
$35 in advance / $45 at the door
The Pillars, 1757 Government St.
This fundraiser is filled with raffles, yard games, live music, cash bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres and more during the Kentucky Derby.
Tuesday, May 9
The Net Effect
Cyber Self Defense Workshop
8 a.m. to Noon
Mobile Area Chamber, 451 Government St.
In this workshop, you will learn to recognize the threats that surround us, and how to protect information in the digital world. Simple, effective, practical strategies for securing information at work and at home.
National Travel & Tourism Day
Cooper Riverside Park
Travel rally and welcome reception for Visit Mobile CEO/President David Clark.
Thursday, May 11
Rowe Engineering & Surveying
Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting
3502 Laughlin Dr., Ste. B
Grand opening of the new location. Crawfish and refreshments will be provided.
Downtown Mobile Alliance
Mobile Grilled Cheese Meltdown
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
$25 to enter a team / $5 to eat
Teams will be competing to create the yummiest grilled cheese sandwich in the inaugural Mobile Grilled Cheese Meltdown. Two categories, 20 teams, 40 delicious sandwiches to sample once the judging is over.
Mobile Museum of Art
6 to 7 p.m.
4850 Museum Dr.
Mobile Museum of Art welcomes the Mobile Botanical Gardens for a guided walking tour of the longleaf pine forest beginning right in our backyard.
Fashion with a Passion Event
Fairhope Yacht Club, 101 Volanta Ave.
Guest will be treated to brunch, entered to win in a purse raffle, meet and greet wish kids, as well as enjoy a fashion show. Highlights will include: Brunch & Bubbly, live auction, Wish Kid appearances, health & beauty expo, purse sweepstakes, unique door prizes and a fashion show presented by Mobile and Baldwin Counties’ trendiest boutiques.
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