Bay Area Brunch Fest
Saturday, November 9, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Bienville Square. Hosted by Lifelines Counseling Services, sample brunch items for more than 14 local Mobile restaurants and caterers. Music by Roman Street and Symone French with the Trouille Troop. Tickets are $15 advance or $20 at the gates. For more information contact 251-533-7377 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Mary Parent Night & Open House
Wednesday, November 6, beginning 4:30 p.m. Join us for our annual Parent Night where parents can explore the many opportunities at St. Mary Catholic School. Child care is provided during dinner and for the tour period if needed. For more information on St. Mary Catholic School visit www.StMaryMobile.org.
Alabama’s 200th Birthday
Thursday, November 7, 5-8 p.m. at Daphne Civic Center. Bicentennial exhibition to include three epic paintings, each with a historic theme commemorating the historical battles of Fort Mims, by Dean Mosher, and Fort Blakeley, and Fort Bowyer, by Rick Reeves. Baldwin County Heritage Families documentaries will be showing and commemorative books available for purchase. For more information about this spectacular event contact the Baldwin County Department of Archives and History at (251) 580-2572.
Mums at Bellingrath Gardens
Now thru November 30, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The nation’s largest outdoor display of the signature blooms of the season. The Gardens and Home will be festooned with hundreds of colorful, four-foot-long cascades of chrysanthemums on bridges and balconies, as well as the traditional displays of mums in baskets and containers. The display is set out in the last week of October. Check the “Mum Watch” page on bellingrath.org for daily updates.
Friday, November 8, 6:30 p.m. Murder Mystery Dinner. Saturday, November 9, 5:30 p.m. Live Music Dinner Cruise. Sunday, November 10, 12:30 p.m. Live Jazz Music Cruise. Visit perdidoqueen.com.
Veteran’s Day at Blakeley
Saturday, November 9 beginning at 9 a.m. at Historic Blakely Park. Featuring Civil War weapon demonstrations, a special cruise focusing on the final, combined forces, campaign which led to the capture of Mobile, and a lecture by a noted historian and author. For more information on all the events that day or for tickets for the cruise, visit the events page of our website, www.blakeleypark.com. The Park is located on State Hwy. 225 about five miles north of Spanish Fort.
“Clotilda: Preserving History”
Saturday, November 9, 10 a.m. at Foley Public Library. Hosted by Baldwin County Genealogical Society. Join Darron Patterson of the Clotilda Descendants Association, discuss the efforts to preserve the history of both the ship and Africatown, and explain how they’re trying to connect to the families of other survivors. For more information visit www.baldwingenealogy.org.
Veteran’s Day Cleanup
Saturday, November 9, 8 a.m. Mobile County Chamber of Commerce (5055 Carol Plantation Road). Register, pickup supplies and get cleanup zone assignment. Free lunch following at 11 a.m. Call 251-444-7144 for more information.
America Recycles Day
Saturday, November 9, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Griggs Elementary School (6001 Three-Notch Road). Free document shredding (3 bags or 3 box limit) and free electronic recycling (TVs/monitors with tubes less than 27” with $10 donation).
DISL at West Mobile Library
Saturday, November 9, 11 a.m. Dauphin Island Sea Lab presents a variety of preserved marine specimens, discussing their roles in the marine environment. Ask questions, and touch and pick up the animals for a closer look. For more information, please call 340-8571 or email email@example.com.
Saturday, November 9 6-9 p.m. in Downtown Mobile. Come join the fun as Downtown Mobile comes alive for the monthly LoDa ArtWalk. Walk the streets, enjoy live music, and shop artists, makers, bakers, and craft vendors. Restaurants, bars, boutiques, and galleries are all open late for the evening.
Flocks on the Rocks
Saturday, November 9, 7 – 9 p.m. Gulf Coast Ducks craft cocktail land tour. For more information and tickets go to http://gulfcoastducks.com/buy-tickets/.
2019 Flags of Glory Veterans Day Tribute
Beginning Sunday, November 10, a week-long display of more than 250 full-size American Flags along the central roadway of Mobile Memorial Gardens. Sunday, November 10 will open with an awards and honors ceremony at 2:00 PM. The event is free and open to the public during regular daytime hours. Anyone may participate in the program by sponsoring a flag in honor of a Veteran or member of the military. The event address is 6100 Three Notch Rd, Mobile, AL, 36619. Flags of Glory is a community event partnership between the South Alabama Veterans Council and Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery. For more information call Julius Powell at 251-661-1333 or go online to www.FlagsOfGory.org.
Market at The Pillars
Sunday, November 10, 12 – 4 p.m. Enjoy a fun afternoon of shopping local farmers, makers, bakers, crafters, and artists! Features live music, local eats, and specialty drinks. Pet-friendly and kid-approved, the Market at The Pillars boasts a variety of over 50 local vendors.
Alabama Bicentennial Veterans Day
Monday, November 11, beginning 6:45 a.m. at Battleship Memorial Park. Flag lowering ceremony at Vietnam Memorial (6:45 a.m.) LifeSouth blood drive (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.) Emerald Coast Skydivers will bring in American flag on field (2:45 p.m.) Parade of Flags (3:00 p.m.) and Mobile Symphonic Pops Band concert (7:00 p.m.). USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park is located at 2703 Battleship Parkway, Mobile. For more information, please call 251-433-2703 or visit our website at www.ussalabama.com.
Veteran’s Day Luncheon
Monday, November 11, 12 p.m. at Fort Whiting Armory honoring all veterans of the Vietnam era. Honored guest and keynote speaker Robert W. Doubek, 1969-70 USAF | Corp Vietnam Veteran, will speak regarding the creation of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. For more information contact Barry Lee Booth firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reading by Jill McCorkle
Wednesday, November 13, 5 p.m. at the University of South Alabama Marx Library. Jill McCorkle has published six novels and four collections of short stories, five of which have been named New York Times notable books. Her new novel Hieroglyphics will be published in spring 2020. In addition to the public reading, McCorkle will lead a workshop for currently enrolled fiction students. For more information contact Nathan Poole email@example.com.
Friday, November 15 – Sunday, November 17 at Mobile Convention Center. Over 100 merchants, food court, Santa’s workshop, entertainment, prizes and auctions. Hosted by the Junior League of Mobile. For more information visit juniorleaguemobile.org/christmasjubilee.
Bottle Creek Mounds lecture
Friday, November 15, 6 p.m. at Historic Blakeley Park’s Wehle Center. Dr. Ian Brown, longtime Professor and Curator of Gulf Coast Archaeology at USA gives special free lecture on the Bottle Creek Mound Site. Bottle Creek is the location of the Gulf Coast’s largest Mississippian mound center, featuring and incredible 18 mounds on an island in the Mobile-Tensaw Delta which hundreds of years ago represented one of the largest native communities in the region. For more information visit www.blakeleypark.com.
Movies in the Park
Hosted by Mobile Parks and Recreation. “Uglydolls” will show at Mitternight Park on November 15. Movies begin at dusk. For more information and complete movie schedule, find us on Facebook @mobileparks and Instagram @mobileparksandree.
OWA Tree Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks
Saturday,November 16, 6 p.m. Join us as we celebrate the joy of Christmas with our 3rd annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Downtown OWA, followed by a free and festive firework show. Enjoy live entertainment before and after the ceremony, and stick around for a special visit from the jolly man himself. For info visit www.visitowa.com
The Eagle Alumni Social Event
Thursday, November 21, 6-8 p.m at the Athelstan Club. Free to all Eagle Scouts in the area.
Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (for 2020)
Now through December 15, 2019. If you need assistance enrolling or re-enrolling in the A.C.A. (healthcare), volunteer navigators are available at the Fairhope Public Library each Tuesday evening from 5:15 -7:30 and each Friday morning from 9:15 – 11:30. These services are free. Just bring your cell phone, your social security number, and an estimate of the income you and other family members project for the year 2020.
Compassionate Friends of Mobile
Every second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m. in Room 207 of Dauphin Way United Methodist Church, corner of Dauphin and Catherine streets (Mobile). CFM is a support group for bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents. Call 251-721-2209 or visit compassionatefriendsmobile.org.
Lupus Support Group
Meeting Every third Saturday of the month, 2-4 p.m., Providence Hospital in Moorer Conference Room #1. Sponsored by Hats & Heels Inc. Visit hatsandhealsinc.org.
Heart & Soul Book Club
Meeting Every fourth Saturday, 4-5:30 p.m., Mobile West Regional Library. Contact Cassandra at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marine Corps Toys for Tots
Now through December 2, EXIT at East Bay Realty. Drop off toys at 22051 Broad Street. Silverhill, Alabama 36576. For more information, please call 251-947-1170 or visit our website exitateastbay.com.
Boots & BBQ Barn Bash
Thursday, November 14, 6:30 p.m. at Moe’s Original Bar B Que (701 Springhill Avenue). Children’s of Alabama hosts benefit for their Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic. Enjoy an evening of live music and barbecue. Guests are encouraged to wear their best pair of cowboy boots. Admission is $40 per person. For more information and to register online visit http://give.childrensal.org/barnbash.
Now through December 1st at the History Museum of Mobile. Mine the mysteries of diamond formation, and explore the unique environments that create these precious stones. For more information visit historymuseumofmobile.com.
“Married in Mobile”
Now through December 31st at the History Museum of Mobile. Features wedding gowns from 1852 to present and wedding accessories dating back to 1766. For more information visit historymuseumofmobile.com.
Thursdays at MMoA
Every Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., the Mobile Museum of Art offers free admission to all Mobile County residents. No reservations necessary. 4850 Museum Drive, Mobile. Call 251-208-5200.
Royal Bingo & Trivia
Saturday, November 9, 2 – 4 p.m. at Carpe Diem Coffee & Tea Co. Test your “royal” knowledge and win tea. For more information, please call 340-1458 or email email@example.com.
UCP Nights of Lights 5k and Fun Run
Thursday, November 14, 6:15 pm at Hank Aaron Stadium. Run gives participants the unique opportunity to run (or walk) through the Nights of Lights Show that takes place at Hank Aaron Stadium.All proceeds benefit United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile. Admission: $25 Adults in Advance – $30 Day of | $20 Children 2 – 12 in Advance – $25 Day of run. For more information on the Race and UCP, visit ucpmobile.org.
Bingo at Via
Bingo every Tuesday and Thursday, 1-3 p.m. Join us for lunch at Via Cafe $7 each. Bingo $4 per packet. Via Health, Fitness, Enrichment Center, 1717 Dauphin St. (Mobile), 251-470-5222. Open to public.
“Called to Life in Love: An Evening for Married Couples”
Tuesday, November 12, 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Mary Sisters of Mercy Building (106 Providence Street. Evening includes a guest speaker, a meal, dessert and discourse. The donation is $25 per couple. All are asked to bring a bottle of wine to share. Child Care is provided with an RSVP by November 9 to Laurel Wallace at firstname.lastname@example.org
Baldwin County Commission: First and third Tuesday at 8:30 a.m., 322 Courthouse Square, Bay Minette. Work sessions are second and fourth Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. rotating between Bay Minette, the Foley Satellite Courthouse, the Fairhope Satellite Courthouse and the Baldwin County Central Annex Building in Robertsdale, baldwincountyal.gov.
Baldwin County Planning Commission: First Thursday at 6 p.m., 22251 Palmer St., Robertsdale, baldwincountyal.gov.
Bayou La Batre City Council: Second and fourth Thursday at 5:30 p.m., 13785 S. Wintzell Ave., cityofbayoulabatre.com.
Chickasaw City Council: Second and fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m., 224 N. Craft Highway, 251-452-6450.
Citronelle City Council: Second and fourth Thursday at 6:30 p.m., 19135 Main St., 251-866-7973.
Creola City Council: Second and fourth Thursday at 6 p.m., 190 Dead Lake Road, #A, 251-675-8142.
Daphne City Council: First and third Monday at 6:30 p.m., 1705 Main St. Work sessions second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m., daphneal.com.
Dauphin Island Town Council: First and third Tuesdays at 7 p.m., 1011 Bienville Blvd., townofdauphinisland.org.
Elberta Town Council: Third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the town hall. Workshop meeting on the second Tuesday, townofelberta.com.
Fairhope City Council: Second and fourth Monday at 6 p.m., 161 N. Section St. Work sessions held before each council meeting at 4:30 p.m., cofairhope.com.
Fairhope Planning Commission: First Monday at 5 p.m., 161 N. Section St. Visit cofairhope.com.
Foley City Council: First and third Monday at 5:30 p.m., 407 E. Laurel Ave. Work sessions begin at 4 p.m.; cityoffoley.org.
Gulf Shores City Council: Second and fourth Mondays at 4 p.m., 1905 W. First St., gulfshoresal.gov.
Mobile City Council: Tuesdays at Government Plaza, 205 Government St. Pre-council meeting at 9 a.m.; council meeting at 10:30 a.m., cityofmobile.org.
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