Oct 31

And If, Between the Two
Walden Braille paintings by Kenn Kotara . Mobile Museum of Art (4850 Museum Dr)Through Sun, Nov 3. Tue, Wed, Fri – Sun, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Members/ free; nonmembers: adults/ $10; students/ $6); Thu, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (free) Contact: 251-208-5200/ www.mobilemuseumofart.com 

The Rocky Horror Show
Musical comedy by Richard O’Brien; director: Mike McKee. Fri & Sat, 8 p.m.; Sun, 2 p.m. Mobile Theatre Guild (14 N Lafayette St) General/ $20; 62+, military & students/ $15. Contact: 251-433-7513/ www.mobiletheatreguild.org


Nov 1

And If, Between the Two
Walden Braille paintings by Kenn Kotara . Mobile Museum of Art (4850 Museum Dr)Through Sun, Nov 3. Tue, Wed, Fri – Sun, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Members/ free; nonmembers: adults/ $10; students/ $6); Thu, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (free) Contact: 251-208-5200/ www.mobilemuseumofart.com 

Opening: A Murder is Announced
by Agatha Christie; director: Nedra Bloom. 7:30 p.m. Lola Phillips Playhouse (801 Iroquois St, Chickasaw) Adults/ $15; senior citizens (60+) & students/ $10 (cash and local checks) Contact: 251-457-8887/ www.cctshows.com

The Rocky Horror Show
Musical comedy by Richard O’Brien; director: Mike McKee. Fri & Sat, 8 p.m.; Sun, 2 p.m. Mobile Theatre Guild (14 N Lafayette St) General/ $20; 62+, military & students/ $15. Contact: 251-433-7513/ www.mobiletheatreguild.org

First Friday Artwalk
Exhibit openings–with guest artists, refreshments and live entertainment – at a variety of venues; map of participating venues, including specialty shops and restaurants, available at the Eastern Shore Art Center – 401 Oak St. 6 – 8 p.m. Downtown Fairhope. Contact: 251-928-2228/ www.esartcenter.com


Nov 2

Presentation: Opera 101: The Mikado
Three informal sessions with Artistic Director Andy Anderson on Mobile Opera’s upcoming production (Oct 25 & 27) Bring lunch. Wed, noon. Larkins Music Center (257 Dauphin St) Free, but registration requested. Contact: 251-432-6772/ www.mobileopera.org

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

Stockton Sawmill Festival
Take a trip through days gone by while enjoying live music throughout the day, traditional southern staples like tomato gravy and fried catfish, and lumberjack contests including log rolling, chainsaw carving, speed pole climbing and more. (Adults/ $15 children 6-12/ $5 children under 6/ free.)

The Red, White & Brown Ball, A Celebration of Alabama Gulf Shrimp
Come out for an incredible evening of stellar cuisine, paired with Alabama›s Back Forty Beer and Alabama Shine moonshine! Food Network Star Martie Duncan and other celebrity chefs will prepare Alabama Gulf Shrimp in every way possible plus oyster tastings, live music and dancing under the stars. Dauphin Island Sea Lab & Estuarium, 6-10 p.m. Tickets $50 advance purchase only. Contact: http://seafoodscience.eventbrite.com

Commedia del Arte Presents «Phantom Curses the Opera»
7:30 p.m., doors open at 7:00. Azalea City Center for the Arts ($10 in advance/ $12 at the door/ children under 5 free.) Limited Seating. Contact: 251-510-0654/ www.commediadelarte.org

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

And If, Between The Two
Walden Braille paintings by Kenn Kotara . Mobile Museum of Art (4850 Museum Dr)Through Sun, Nov 3. Tue, Wed, Fri – Sun, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Members/ free; nonmembers: adults/ $10; students/ $6); Thu, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (free) Contact: 251-208-5200/ www.mobilemuseumofart.com 

A Murder is Announced 
by Agatha Christie; director: Nedra Bloom. Fri & Sat, 7:30 p.m.; Sun, 2 p.m. Lola Phillips Playhouse (801 Iroquois St, Chickasaw) Adults/ $15; senior citizens (60+) & students/ $10 (cash and local checks) Contact: 251-457-8887/ www.cctshows.com 

The Rocky Horror Show
Musical comedy by Richard O’Brien; director: Mike McKee. Fri & Sat, 8 p.m.; Sun, 2 p.m. Mobile Theatre Guild (14 N Lafayette St) General/ $20; 62+, military & students/ $15. Contact: 251-433-7513/ www.mobiletheatreguild.org

Some Disenchanted Evening – The “Music” of PDQ Bach
Faculty Recital. 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

And If, Between the Two
Walden Braille paintings by Kenn Kotara . Mobile Museum of Art (4850 Museum Dr)Through Sun, Nov 3. Tue, Wed, Fri – Sun, 10 AM – 5 p.m. (Members/ free; nonmembers: adults/ $10; students/ $6); Thu, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (free) Contact: 251-208-5200/ www.mobilemuseumofart.com 


Nov 3

A Murder is Announced 
by Agatha Christie; director: Nedra Bloom. Fri & Sat, 7:30 p.m.; Sun, 2 p.m. Lola Phillips Playhouse (801 Iroquois St, Chickasaw) Adults/ $15; senior citizens (60+) & students/ $10 (cash and local checks) Contact: 251-457-8887 or visit www.cctshows.com 

Guitarist Mak Grgic’
Mobile Chamber Music. 3 p.m. University of South Alabama, Laidlaw Performing Arts Center (5751 USA Dr S) Contact: 251-476-8794 or visit www.mobilechambermusic.org

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


Nov 4

Moonlight Chasse’, Ballroom Dance Society
Dance, live music, cash bar. Partner not required. Lessons: 7 – 7:30 p.m.; dance 7:30 – 10 p.m. First & third Mon. Fitzpen Place (11247 Hwy 31, Spanish Fort) Members/ $7; nonmembers/ $10; college students/ $5. Contact: 251-377-4069 or [email protected] (Cassie Fishbein) 


Nov 5

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 PM. Every Tue, except the third. Southern Edge Dance Studio (251 Greeno Rd, Fairhope) Contact: 251-377-4069 or [email protected] (Cassie Fishbein)

Fall Concert: USA Symphony Band
Conductor: William H Petersen. 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


Nov 6

SHC Friends to host a Conversation› with author Dr. Robert C. Harding
The Friends of the Spring Hill College Library is hosting a literary evening featuring Dr. Robert C. Harding of the college’s political science department. Conversations with Dr. Robert C. Harding is Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. at Stewartfield. The moderator is Dr. John Hafner. Dr. Harding will discuss his latest book, Space Policy in Developing Countries: The Search for Security and Development on the Final Frontier. The book analyzes the rationale and history of space programs in countries of the developing world. A book signing and light refreshments follow. The public is invited. The event is free for Friends members and a donation is encouraged for others. Contact: For more information, contact Julie A. Kraft at 251-380-2284 or [email protected].

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