November 22

ArtSoup
15 Place has moved to 279 N Washington Street! Check out the new space while enjoying live music and hot gumbo in over 200 bowls hand made by local artists. 15 Place and the Loaves and Fishes Community Ministries work to serve the homeless and the hungry in Mobile. Early reservations are recommended. $40 Contact: 251-432-7227/BrownPaperTickets.com

Christmas Spectacular
Featuring more than 200 singers and an orchestra of 100 University of Mobile Center for Performing Arts/ School of Music and School of Worship Leadership. Fri & Sat, 6:45 p.m. Dauphin Way Baptist Church. $5. 
Contact: 251-442-2383/www.umobile.edu

The Three Musketeers
By Ken Ludwig, based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas. Theatre USA. Thu – Sat, 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2 p.m. University of South Alabama, Laidlaw Performing Arts Center. General/ $14; USA faculty/staff and senior citizens/ $12; students/ $10. 
Contact: 251-460-6306/www.southalabama.edu/drama

Lighting of the Trees
Live entertainment; activities; photos with Santa. 5 – 7 p.m. Bienville Square (downtown, bounded by Dauphin, Conception, St Francis & St Joseph Sts)
Contact: 251-208-1550/www.ncsmobile.org

Scenes From Opera and Musical Theatre
USA Opera and Musical Theatre; director: Thomas Rowell. Fri, 7:30 p.m.; Sun, 3 p.m. University of South Alabama, Laidlaw Recital Hall (5751 USA Dr. S) General/ $8; USA faculty, staff & students, youths under 18 and senior citizens/ $5 (cash or check only)
Contact: 251-460-6136/ www.southalabama.edu/music

Port City Craftsmen 2013 Winter Holiday Show
Fri – Sun, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Shriners Abba Temple.
Contact: 251-633-7198/www.portcitycraftsmen.com

Legally Blonde the Musical
Music and lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin; book: Heather Hach; director: Jeffrey Williamson. Fri & Sat, 8 p.m.; Sun, 2 p.m. Joe Jefferson Playhouse (11 S Carlen St) Adults/ $20; senior citizens and military/ $15; students/ $10.
Contact: 251-471-1534/ www.joejeffersonplayers.com


November 23

Mobile International Festival
After celebrating its 25th anniversary in Mobile in 2008, the Festival returns for another 25 years of serving up the diversity of Mobile’s flavors and cultures. The Mobile Civic Center will host the event that brings the sights, sounds and tastes of the world together in one place! Come out and join in the cultural festivities during this three day event. School tour days are on Thursday and Friday, November 21st and 22nd. The public is invited on Saturday, November 23rd. To find out more, please visit www.mobileinternationalfestival.org

Christmas Spectacular
Featuring more than 200 singers and an orchestra of 100 University of Mobile Center for Performing Arts/ School of Music and School of Worship Leadership. Fri & Sat, 6:45 p.m. Dauphin Way Baptist Church. $5. 
Contact: 251-442-2383/www.umobile.edu

The Three Musketeers
By Ken Ludwig, based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas. Theatre USA. Thu – Sat, 7:30 PM; Sun 2 p.m. University of South Alabama, Laidlaw Performing Arts Center. General/ $14; USA faculty/staff and senior citizens/ $12; students/ $10. 
Contact: 251-460-6306/ www.southalabama.edu/drama

Workshop: Kids Studio
For ages 6 – 12. Sat, 11 a.m. Centre for the Living Arts, CLA Classroom (301 Conti St) Free.
Contact: 251-208-5658 (Brennan Gibson)/ www.centreforthelivingarts.com

Market on the Square
Locally grown produce, seafood, beef, honeys, breads, pastas, cheeses, plants, handcrafted goods for kitchen and home; live music; art and crafts. City of Mobile Neighborhood and Community Services & Mobile Arts Council. Sat, 8 a.m. – noon, through Nov 17. Cathedral Square (downtown Mobile, bounded by Dauphin, Jackson, Conti and Claiborne Sts) 
Contact: 251-208-1550/ www.ncsmobile.org/www.mobilearts.org

Port City Craftsmen 2013 Winter Holiday Show
Fri – Sun, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Shriners Abba Temple. Contact: 251-633-7198/ www.portcitycraftsmen.com

Legally Blonde the Musical
Music and lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin; book: Heather Hach; director: Jeffrey Williamson. Fri & Sat, 8 p.m.; Sun, 2 p.m. Joe Jefferson Playhouse (11 S Carlen St) Adults/ $20; senior citizens and military/ $15; students/ $10.
Contact: 251-471-1534/ www.joejeffersonplayers.com


November 24

Scenes from Opera and Musical Theatre
USA Opera and Musical Theatre; director: Thomas Rowell. Fri, 7:30 p.m.; Sun, 3 p.m. University of South Alabama, Laidlaw Recital Hall (5751 USA Dr. S) General/ $8; USA faculty, staff & students, youths under 18 and senior citizens/ $5 (cash or check only)
Contact: 251-460-6136/ www.southalabama.edu/music

Port City Craftsmen 2013 Winter Holiday Show
Fri – Sun, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Shriners Abba Temple. Contact: 251-633-7198/ www.portcitycraftsmen.com

Open Studio
Artists at work; complimentary mimosas; works by more than 60 area artists on display.Sun, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Cathedral Square Gallery (612 Dauphin St) 
Contact: 251-694-0278/ [email protected]/ http://cathedralsquaregallery.blogspot.com

Legally Blonde the Musical
Music and lyrics: Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin; book: Heather Hach; director: Jeffrey Williamson. Fri & Sat, 8 PM; Sun, 2 p.m. Joe Jefferson Playhouse (11 S Carlen St) Adults/ $20; senior citizens and military/ $15; students/ $10.
Contact: 251-471-1534/ www.joejeffersonplayers.com


November 25

Jazz Jambalaya: Men With Pens: Jazz Composers
With Paul Stewart and Sound Minds; program developer: Kevin Lee. MOJO (Mystic Order of the Jazz Obsessed) Part of a monthly series saluting significant figures in jazz; fourth Mon, 6:30 p.m. Gulf City Lodge (601 State St) Members/ $8; nonmembers/ $12; students & active military/ $7 (includes a light jambalaya dinner; cash bar) 
Contact: 251-459-2298/ www.mojojazz.org

Watercolor and Graphic Arts Society of Mobile Fall Exhibition; Looking Back; and Brushwork
Three exhibitions: works by members of WGAS; works by Ainsley McNeely, Carmel Alvis, Penny Lewis, and Ernest Kirkland depicting “Moments from our Southern Past Pre-1900”; and new paintings by Jean-Marie McDonnell. Mobile Arts Council (318 Dauphin St) Through noon, Wed, Nov 27. Mon – Fri, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Contact: 251-432-9796/ www.mobilearts.org

Fall Concert: USA Brass Ensembles
Director: Peter Wood. 7:30 p.m. University of South Alabama, Laidlaw Recital Hall (5751 USA Dr. S) General/ $8; USA faculty, staff & students, youths under 18 and senior citizens/ $5 (cash or check only)
Contact: 251-460-6136/ www.southalabama.edu/music


November 26

Discovery Tuesday
For ages 8–14. Library associate Jaime Lee will teach simple signs to be incorporated into artwork. 3:30 p.m. Mobile Public Library, Semmes Branch (9150 Moffett Rd) 
Contact: 251-645-6840/ www.mplonline.org

Chess Club
For ages 6 and up; beginners and experienced players. Coach: Nick Elmes. Tue, 4 p.m., through Dec 10. Mobile Public Library, Ben May Main (701 Government St) Registrations recommended. 
Contact: 251-208-7086/ www.mplonline.org

Lessons: Salsa and Argentine Tango
All levels welcome; partner not required. Salsa lessons: 7:30 p.m.; Argentine Tango lessons: 8:30 p.m. Every Tue, except the third. Southern Edge Dance Studio (251 Greeno Rd, Fairhope)
Contact: 251-377-4069 or [email protected] (Cassie Fishbein)


November 27

Workshop: Pre-K Studio
For ages 3 – 5. Wed, 11 a.m. Centre for the Living Arts, CLA Classroom (301 Conti St) Free. Contact: 251-208-5658 (Brennan Gibson)/ www.centreforthelivingarts.com


November 28

Thursday at the Museum
Free admission and access to all galleries; special programs. Thu, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Mobile Museum of Art (4850 Museum Dr.) Free. 
Contact: 251-208-5200/ www.mobilemuseumofart.com