Member Events

October 18 – November 1, 2018 



Friday, Oct. 19

Focus Empowering Women     

Focus Women’s Conference


8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


USA Student Center, 350 Campus Dr.


The conference will feature a full day of speakers, workshops and panel discussions to educate, encourage and empower women and girls. See the full schedule and list of speakers at



University of Mobile

Junior Recital: Erica Burleson


7 p.m.


Moorer Auditorium, Martin Hall, 5735 College Pkwy.


Erica Burleson will perform works by Bach, Beethoven and Chopin, showcasing music and her own progress through her musical study with Dr. Kadisha Onalbayeva.



Saturday, Oct. 20

SouthWest Mobile County Chamber of Commerce

Holiday Market at the Corner


9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Tillman’s Corner Community Center, 5055 Carol Plantation Rd.


Start your holiday shopping early. Lots of gift items, accessories, clothing, furniture, one-of-a-kind items and more. Teachers show your Teacher ID and receive free admission.



Mobile Arts Council

Mimosas & Meet the Artist


10 a.m. to Noon


318 Dauphin St.


Featuring complimentary refreshments and a talk by ceramicist Dawson Dunn Morgan discussing her new “Splash” series of sculptures.



USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute

Salty Worm & Brackish Classic & Delta Bash


1 to 5 p.m.

$50 adults (includes Delta Dash) / $30 for children 10 and under / $30 for Delta Bash tickets

Bluegill Restaurant, 3775 Battleship Pkwy.


The Salty Worm Brackish Classic is a one-of-a-kind fishing tournament that pits saltwater speckled trout fishermen head-to-head with freshwater bass fishermen. The Delta Bash, a family friendly party following the tournament, enables non-fishermen to join the fun.



Fuse Project

Wine on the River


3 to 8 p.m.

Free if you volunteer

Cooper Riverside Park



Monday, Oct. 22

Dollar General Bowl

C Spire 1st & 10 Club October Meeting


6 p.m.

$100 for the year

Mobile Marriott, 3101 Airport Blvd.


The C Spire 1st & 10 Club has five monthly meetings from August to December with sports celebrity speakers. This month features UA OC Mike Locksley.



University of South Alabama  

Cellist Juan José Gutierrez


7:30 to 9 p.m.

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

Laidlaw Performing Arts Center, 5751 USA Dr. S.


Dr. Juan José Gutiérrez is a USA faculty cellist.



Tuesday, Oct. 23

Saenger Theatre



8 p.m.

$39.50 and up (Additional fees may apply)

6 South Joachim St.


TOTO will bring their “40 Trips Around The Sun Tour” to Mobile, performing their greatest hits, including “Rosanna” and “Africa.”



Wednesday, Oct. 24

Mobile Museum of Art

Director’s Series: From Manchester to Montgomery


6 p.m.

$20 for guests / $10 for MMofA members

4850 Museum Dr.


Join an art talk with Howard Sutcliffe, a textile conservator in private practice based in Montgomery.



Thursday, Oct. 25

Historic Mobile Preservation Society (HMPS)

Church Street Graveyard Tours
5:30 p.m.
$10 / HMPS members are free

350 Oakleigh Place

The Historic Mobile Preservation Society and the Church Street Graveyard Society are proud to present a tour of Mobile’s oldest cemetery.



Distinguished Young Women

One Night in Havana


6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

$100 general admission / $150 VIP

23 East, 1886 Fifth St.


One Night in Havana will transport you to a tropical night club filled with live music, food and drink and charitable gaming. Proceeds benefit the Distinguished Young Women Foundation.



The Mobile Law Enforcement Foundation

Police Chief’s Gala – An Evening to Salute the “Blue”


6:30 to 10 p.m.

$75 per person / table of 8 for $600

Fort Whiting, 1630 S. Broad St.


Attend the inaugural Police Chief’s Gala featuring Michael Durant, master pilot, best-selling author. Hear his story of survival, motivation, the power of teamwork and leadership and how his writing became the inspiration for the movie “Black Hawk Down. The event will feature music and dining from a showcase of Mobile’s best restaurants.



Mobile Civic Center

Us Against the World Mann Family Tour


7 p.m.

$59.50, $39.50, $33.50, $23.50 (Additional fees may apply.)

401 Civic Center Dr.


The “Us Against the World Mann Family Tour” will feature David, Tamela, son David Mann Jr. and daughter Tia Mann, sharing an evening of music, comedy and family entertainment.



University of Mobile

UM Jazz Band: The Legendary Music of Count Basie


7 p.m.


Ram Hall, 5736 College Pkwy.


The UM Jazz band performs classic Jazz tunes from Jazz Pianist, William James “Count” Basie.



SMG Mobile

Riley Green + Troy Cartwright


7:30 p.m. / 6:30 p.m. Doors open

$37.50, $34.50, $31.50, $27.50 (Additional fees may apply)

Saenger Theatre, 6 S. Joachim St.


Born in Jacksonville, Ala., Riley Green was raised on the sounds of old traditional country, bluegrass and Southern gospel music, laying a foundation for his future hits.



Saturday, Oct. 27

Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center

Halloween at the Exploreum


10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

$5 to $12 General admission for guests / Free for Exploreum members

65 Government St.

Gulf Coast Exploreum


Family friendly activities and demos. Costume contest. We will also be joined by Animal Tales LLC for a “creepy” installment of their awesome animal experiences.



Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Boo at Bellingrath


11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

$14 for adults / $8 for ages 5-12 / Free to Bellingrath members

12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd.


Enjoy trick-or-treating in the gardens. The Halloween fun includes Magic Shows, Spooky Storytime, musical entertainment and food trucks on the Great Lawn.



Sunday, Oct. 28

First Class Arms Training

Gunport Match




1 Defenders Way, Coden


Membership not required first three matches. Practice defensive skill. Have fun and safety are primary goals. Every safe shooter is welcome. Held in conjunction with the International Defensive Pistol Association.



SMG Mobile

Don Felder, Formerly of The Eagles


7:30 p.m. / 6:30 p.m. Doors open

$52.50, $42.50, $32.50 and $23.50 (Additional fees apply)

Saenger Theatre, 6 South Joachim St.


Don Felder is renowned as a former lead guitarist of The Eagles, one of the most popular and influential rock groups of our time.



Monday, Oct. 29

Volunteers of America Southeast

Mental Health Seminar


8:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.


1204 Hillcrest Rd.


Seminar topics include dementia, forgiveness, suicide and more. Social workers earn four continuing education credits.



University of South Alabama

Scary Stories with Stephen Graham Jones


7 p.m.


USA Student Center Outdoor Amphitheater, 350 Campus Dr.


Novelist Stephen Graham Jones will give a fiction reading.



University of South Alabama

Thomas L. Rowell, Faculty Voice Recital


7:30 to 9 p.m.

$8 general / $5 for USA faculty & staff, USA students, youth under 18 and all senior citizens (cash or check only)

Laidlaw Performing Arts Center, 5751 USA S. Dr.


Thomas L. Rowell, associate professor of music, will present his annual faculty voice recital.



Tuesday, Oct. 30

Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy

Open House


3 to 7 p.m.


109 S. Cedar St.


Ozanam Charitable Pharmacy is holding an open house to commemorate 20 years of service to the Mobile, Baldwin and Escambia county communities. Health, legal and other services will be on site.



Mobile Arts Council & Joe Jefferson Playhouse

Art After Hours


5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Joe Jefferson Playhouse, 11 S. Carlen St

Enjoy complimentary wine and light appetizers as you learn more about Mobile arts and culture.



Thursday, Nov. 1

Mobile Society for Human Resource Management (MSHRM)

2018 Gulf Coast Human Resource Pre-Conference & Conference

11/1 – 11/2/18

1 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Thursday /  7 a.m to 5 p.m. Friday

$159 Pre-Conference / $239 both days – pre-conference and conference for guests

Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel, 64 N. Water St.

Two-day conference for human resource and managers. The pre-conference topic is

Agile Leadership Essentials: Transforming Your Organization From Traditional to Agile, presented by Mary Gormandy White. Conference topics include Leading a Multi-Generational Workforce; Mistakes Employers Make in Hiring; Managing the Opioid Epidemic; and more.