Member Events

November 17 – December 7, 2017  


Friday, November 17

University of Mobile

Preview Day


8 a.m.


5735 College Pkwy.

Includes tour, visits with professors and students, and admission information. University of Mobile offers $2,000 scholarships to prospective students who attend a Preview Day and enroll. Register at



University of South Alabama

Open House in Visual Arts


9 a.m. to Noon


School of Visual Arts. 501 University Blvd. N.


Future student are invited to come to this open house. Demonstrations in glass blowing.



City of Mobile

Lighting of the Tree


5 to 8 p.m. / 6:10 p.m. Tree lighting


Bienville Square, downtown Mobile

Join Mayor Sandy Stimpson, Santa Claus, iHeartRadio’s Mixon the Reindeer and more as Mobile kicks off the holiday season. Along with local artisans and specialty vendors, there will be entertainment by the Mobile Ballet, Dunbar Magnet School Dancers and Show Choir, and others. The Salvation Army Canteen will be on-site with free coffee and hot chocolate.



Saturday, November 18

Mobile Civic Center

Kari Jobe


7 p.m.

$24.95 – $74.95 (additional fees will apply)

401 Civic Center Dr.

Join Kari Jobe and her husband Cody Carnes for worship and exploration of hope amongst tragedy through the image of a garden. Group tickets available.



Mobile Symphony

Beethoven & Blue Jeans

11/18 and 11/19/17

7:30 p.m. Saturday / 2:30 p.m. Sunday

$15 – $75

Saenger Theatre, 6 South Joachim St.


This season’s annual casual concert contrasts Beethoven’s spirited Symphony No. 7 with Gershwin’s jazzy piano concerto, featuring jazz legend Marcus Roberts. Dress down, leave uplifted.



Sunday, November 19

Mobile Civic Center

“I Can’t Make You Love Me” Stage Play


7 p.m.

$40, $35, $25 (plus additional fees)

401 Civic Center Dr.

Starring Willie Taylor from Love & Hip Hop LA and Day 26.  $10 off regular ticket price for groups of 10 or more until Nov. 10 at 10 p.m.



Thursday, November 20

University of South Alabama  

Juan José Gutiérrez, Faculty Cello Concerto


7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

$8 general admission / $5 for USA students and faculty

Laidlaw Performing Arts Center, 5751 USA Drive S.


Renowned Costa Rican cellist and USA faculty member Dr. Juan José Gutiérrez will perform Bach’s luminous Suite No. 3 in C major for cello solo and Elgar’s lyrical Cello Concerto in E Minor. The event includes pianist Dr. Robert Holm. Tickets available by cash or check only.



Friday, November 24

Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Magic Christmas in Lights at Bellingrath Gardens and Home


5 to 9 p.m.

$15 for adults / $7.50 for ages 5-12 free to Bellingrath members and to ages 4 and under

12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road


It’s a Gulf Coast holiday tradition and one of the nation’s best light shows. Runs nightly from Nov. 24 through Dec. 31.



Tuesday, November 28

USA Children’s and Women’s Hospital

Lights of Love


4:30 p.m.


1700 Center St.


The community is invited to celebrate the joy and wonder of the holiday season during a special tree-lighting ceremony and holiday festival. The rain date is Tuesday, Dec. 4. Beginning at 4:30 p.m. local children’s choirs and other live acts will perform, Santa and Ronald McDonald will be on hand for photos and everyone can enjoy crafts and sweet treats such as cocoa, coffee and cookies.



Alabama Baptist Children’s Home

Trees for Hope


6 to 8 p.m.


Dauphin Way Baptist Church, 3661 Dauphin St.


Enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, fine coffees and desserts, and browse and bid on dozens of beautifully decorated Christmas trees and wreaths.



Thursday, November 30

Women’s Business Alliance

Mistletoe Mingle


5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

$35 in advance / $45 at the door

Mobile Arts Council, 318 Dauphin St.


Support south Alabama and rural business centers. Event includes dinner, drinks, live music and a silent auction. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to McKemie Place.



Hargrove Engineers + Constructors

Hargrove Foundation Gala


6 p.m.


The Battle House Hotel, 26 N. Royal St.

World-renowned astronaut Capt. Scott Kelly (Ret.), U.S. Navy, is the keynote speaker. Event benefits adaptive toy cars for mobility limited children.



Monday, December 4

Child Advocacy Center

Holiday Cheer at the Five


6 to 8:30 p.m.

$35 each

Five, 609 Dauphin St.


This event includes a wine tasting, live holiday music and samplings of signature dishes from the 5 Bar. A live auction of holiday packages all to benefit the Child Advocacy Center.



Tuesday, December 5

PMI Mississippi Gulf Coast

PMP 4-day Boot Camp


8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

$1,095 non-members / $995 PMI members

Virginia College, Biloxi Campus, 920 Cedar Lake Rd.

Are you considering pursuing the acclaimed PMP (Project Management

Professional) certification? Don’t wait…get your PMP certification before the new exam in March 2018/ $100 discount for non-members who register by 11/17.



Children’s Medical Group

Expectantly Expectant Prenatal Class


6 to 7 p.m.


Children’s Medical Group, 610 Providence Park Dr., Ste. 201


Come meet some of our physicians and staff, tour our office, learn what to expect after your baby is born and get answers for the questions and/or concerns you may have.



Thursday, December 7

Elements Massage

Holiday Celebration & Customer Appreciation Party


3 to 8 p.m.


6920 Airport Blvd., Ste. 111


There will be gift cards on sale, free chair massages, refreshments, raffles and gifts.

Specials for members and non-members.



Courtyard Marriott Mobile Daphne/Eastern Shore

Networking Social and Open House


5 to 7 p.m.


13000 Cypress Way, Spanish Fort


Join us at the newly renovated Courtyard Marriott for an evening of networking, tours, drinks, appetizers and exciting prizes that include free stays in New Orleans, Atlanta, Biloxi and Spanish Fort.