Member Events

April 28 – May 11, 2017

 

Saturday, April 29

Saraland Area Chamber of Commerce

FITFEST!

4/29/16

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free

951 Saraland Blvd. S.

251-675-4444

www.saralandfitfest.com

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
4/29/17
Noon to 4 p.m.
$25
The Grounds, 1035 Cody Rd. N.
251-343-0534
www.facebook.com/pg/crawfishforacause/about/?ref=page_internal

Benefits the University of South Alabama’s Arnold Luterman Burn Center.

 
Sunday, April 30

University of Mobile

Spring Spectacular

4/30/17

7 p.m.

$10

Redemption Church, 1251 Industrial Pkwy.

251-442-2383

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

Mobile Baykeeper

Lunch & Learn: Citizen Concerns 101

5/3/17

Noon to 1 p.m.

$25 for guests / $10 for Baykeeper members

450-C Government St.

251-433-4229

www.mobilebaykeeper.org/upcoming-events/

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

Night Market

5/4/2017

5 to 9 p.m.

Free

4850 Museum Dr.

251-208-5200

www.mobilemuseumofart.com/programs/night-market/

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
5/4/17
6 to 9 p.m.
$50
The Blue Gill,  3775 Battleship Pkwy.
251-605-6624
www.sealabfoundation.org
An exciting evening overlooking Mobile Bay, featuring artist Stig Marcussen, musical entertainment by local singer, Eric Erdman and a silent auction.

 

 

Mobile Symphony

Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra Season Finale

5/4/17
$10

Saenger Theatre, 6 S. Joachim St.

251-432-2010

www.mobilesymphony.org

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

Sister Hazel

5/5/17

7 p.m.

$30

251 St Francis St

http://thesteeplemobile.ticketfly.com/event/1460602-sister-hazel-mobile/

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)

251-725-1794

www.TourdeBayMobile.com

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

NAMI Walks

5/6/17
8:30 a.m. Registration / 9 a.m. Walk begins

Donations requested

Medal of Honor Park, Hillcrest Road

251-461-3450

https://www.namiwalks.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=register.start&eventID=651

A fun day with food, vendors, music and a good cause.

 

 

United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile
Hooked Up To Help Inshore Fishing Tournament
5/6/17
1 to 4 p.m. Weigh in

$30 – Adult / $10 – 12 and under
Ralph and Kacoo’s, 1595 Battleship Pkwy.
251-479-4900
ucpmobile.org

 

Women’s Business Alliance
Southern Derby Soiree
5/6/17
4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
$35 in advance / $45 at the door
The Pillars, 1757 Government St.
251-660-2725
www.womensbusinessalliance.org/events

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

5/9/17

8 a.m. to Noon

$125

Mobile Area Chamber, 451 Government St.

251-433-0196

workshops.theneteffect.com

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.

 

 

Visit Mobile

National Travel & Tourism Day

5/9/17

4 p.m.

Free

Cooper Riverside Park

www.mobile.org/

Travel rally and welcome reception for Visit Mobile CEO/President David Clark.

 

 

Thursday, May 11

Rowe Engineering & Surveying

Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

5/11/17

5 p.m.

Free

3502 Laughlin Dr., Ste. B

251-666-2766

www.roweengineering.com

Grand opening of the new location. Crawfish and refreshments will be provided.

 

 

Downtown Mobile Alliance

Mobile Grilled Cheese Meltdown

5/11/17

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

$25 to enter a team / $5 to eat

Cathedral Square

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mobile-grilled-cheese-meltdown-tickets-33509899010

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

Alabama Landscape

5/11/17

6 to 7 p.m.

Free

4850 Museum Dr.

251-208-5200

www.mobilemuseumofart.com/our-programs/alabama-landscapes-walking-tour-longleaf-pine-forest/

Mobile Museum of Art welcomes the Mobile Botanical Gardens for a guided walking tour of the longleaf pine forest beginning right in our backyard.

 

 

Make-A-Wish Alabama

Fashion with a Passion Event

5/11/17

10:30 a.m.

$50

Fairhope Yacht Club, 101 Volanta Ave.

251-288-0692

Alabama.wish.org

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.

 

If you’re having trouble with our Submit News and Event form email us with the name of the host organization, name of event, date, time, cost, location and physical address, phone number for more information, website for more information and brief description – in the order and format mirroring the form. The deadline is every Wednesday, and your event will run the two Thursdays before it happens. Thanks for your patience.