May 29

L’Arche Football Preview
L’Arche Mobile will conduct its 20th annual DEX Imaging Football Preview at the University of South Alabama’s Mitchell Center (1660 Springhill Ave). The doors open at 6 p.m. The evening will include a silent auction, dinner and program of speakers who will discuss the upcoming college football season in the SEC and on the national scene. Single tickets at $50, a table of eight will be $400, First Team sponsorships are $1,000, All-Star sponsorships are $5,000 and All-American Sponsorships are $10,000. For additional information, contact Marty O’Malley at L’Arche Mobile at 251-438-2094 or [email protected].

Mobile Bay Bears
The Mobile Bay Bears take on the Jackson Generals at Hank Aaron Stadium (755 Bolling Brothers Blvd). The first pitch will be thrown out at 7:05 p.m. Tickets are available online at .

Thursdays at the Museum
Every Thursday from 10 a.m. till 9 p.m. the Mobile Museum of Art (4850 Museum Dr.) offers free admission to all visitors. Join the MMOA each week to experience the museum in new and exciting ways throughout the year. No reservations necessary.

May 30

Opening of Spamalot
When members of a certain British comedy troupe decided to turn their classic 1975 film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” into a Broadway musical, it caught a lot of attention. Little wonder then Mobile has been abuzz with anticipation for this local incarnation of the Arthurian lampoon. Ticket sales have been moving at a brisk pace, so reservations are recommended. Friday and Saturday curtains are at 8 p.m. Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20, $15 for seniors and military and $10 for students. For more information, call 251-471-1534 or go to

Spirit Expeditions
The Haunted History Tour in Downtown Mobile is a two-hour walk on Church and Government streets, visiting such sites as Church Street Cemetery and Fort Condé. You can hear some of Mobile’s dark, macabre, strange and unusual stories from the past and not so distant past. Tours are booking now at, for every Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

Mobile Bay Bears
The Mobile Bay Bears take on the Jackson Generals at Hank Aaron Stadium (755 Bolling Brothers Blvd). The first pitch will be thrown out at 7:05 p.m. Tickets are available online at .

May 31

Lap’s Mini Music Festival
Join Lap’s (1595 Battleship Pwkwy) on the Causeway for day filled with the best of our local talent strumming and drumming. The event will kickoff with Lisa Mills performing at 1 p.m. with shows by Ryan Balthrop, Harrison McInnis, and Eric Erdman following, then at 9:30 p.m. the Mulligan Brothers will wrap up the festival. The mini music fest is free but VIP passes are for sale. For more information visit

Market on the Square
This time of year is great because you can get locally produced: tomatoes, potatoes, sweet corn, cantaloupe, watermelon, seafood, flowers, plants, baked breads, pastas, casseroles, pies, handcrafted goods and so much more. Live music is also available. The market is open each Saturday at 7:30 a.m. through July 26 on Cathedral Square in downtown Mobile. This year there will also be organic vegetables.

Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days
Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days offer free pet adoptions to qualified homes! Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Pets are from Mobile SPCA, FOMAS, ARF, City, County, Saraland and Prichard animal shelters. All pets are fixed, vaccinated and some are micro-chipped. For a complete list of available pets go to or call the Mobile SPCA at 633-3531. The adoption will be at the Pinebrook Shopping Center, at Azalea at Airport and starts at 10 a.m.

June 1

Cancer Survivor’s Western Roundup
Join USA Mitchell Cancer Institute, USA Women’s & Children’s Hospital and the Ronald McDonald House Charities at the Geri Moulton Children’s Park to celebrate National Cancer Survivor’s Day! Wear your western attire and attend this encouraging event that will offer free food, photo opportunities, music, games and more! The event is open to the community and is family-friendly. The fun starts at 1 p.m. at Geri Moulton Children’s Park USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital 1700 Center Street To RSVP, please contact 251-445-9819, email [email protected] or register online at

Where ya at Mobile? Inaugural Crawfish Boil
The Where Y’at Mobile? Inaugural Crawfish Boil could be considered the ultimate benefit. This appropriately named event will bring together some of the greatest musical talent that Mobile and New Orleans has to offer, and 100 percent of ticket sales will go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through guitarist/organizer Ben Jernigan’s Men & Women of the Year Charity. The event will be at Moe’s Original Bar B Que downtown, 701 Spring Hill Ave, staring at 3 p.m. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at or at the door.

Jubilee Kids Triathlon
Eastern Shore Triathlon Club will hold its fourth annual Jubilee Kids Triathlon at 7:30 a.m. at the beautiful Fairhope Municipal Pier in Fairhope (3 Beach Rd, Fairhope). Funds from this event will be used to support local charities and promote the sport of triathlon in Baldwin County. This is a SWIM, BIKE, RUN race for kids ages 7-15 (age is determined by child’s age on December 31 of 2013). To register visit

June 2

iCan Bike
iCan Shine is a non-profit organization that teaches individuals with disabilities to ride a conventional two-wheel bicycle through its iCan Bike program.  This five-day camp, requiring riders to attend only one 75-minute session per day, is taking place June 2nd through June 6th at Daphne United Methodist Church, 2401 Main St. Daphne, Alabama 36526. Cost of the camp is $250 per camper. For more information, contact: Wade Walker, 903-271-8570, [email protected].

Summer Piano Camp
Broussard’s Academy (11247 US Highway 31) of Music in Spanish Fort will be hosting a piano camp June 2 through June 6 for beginners, age 4-16. The cost for the class is $69.99. For more information call 344-8856.

Ballroom Dance
The Moonlight Chasse Ballroom Dance Society is hosting dance classes. Dance lessons by professional instructors will begin at 7 p.m., followed by dancing from 7:30 to 10 p.m. The cost is $10. There will be a cash bar and no need to bring a partner. Beginners are welcome to come. The location is Fitzpen Place, 11247 Hwy. 31, Spanish Fort, AL 37527. For more information, contact Cassie Fishbein at [email protected].

Figure Drawing
This non-instructional class is open to artists, teachers, and students to brush up on their drawing skills. The group draws from a live model and provides lighting and easels. All levels welcome. Moderated by April Hopkins. The class starts at 6 p.m. at Portal Studio (560 Dauphin St). Class fee is $10. Call 251-605-3902 for more information.

June 3

Summer Guitar Camp
Broussard’s Academy (11247 US Highway 31) of Music in Spanish Fort will be hosting a guitar camp June 2 through June 6 for beginners, age 4-16. The cost for the class is $69.99. For more information call 344-8856.

June 4

Summer Garden Walk
Join Barbara Smith as she leads the Garden Walk through-out Bellingrath Gardens and Home (12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd.) The walk will start at 10:30 a.m., cost to addend is $12.50 for non-members. Free for members. Reservations are requested. For more information visit or call 973-2217.

Auditions: A Christmas Pudding
Joe Jefferson Players holiday show is hosting auditions for their December show. They are looking for singers ages 15-20. Come prepared to sing sheet music. Call 471-1534 for times of the auditions. Joe Jefferson Playhouse is located at 11 S. Carlen St.

Buffalo Wild Wings Fun Run
Join Buffalo Wild Wings for a fun run. All ages are welcome to join Buffalo Wild Wings as they raise money for Team RWB. Team RWB is dedicated to enriching the lives of American’s veterans. Registration for the run begins at 5 p.m., with the run starting at 6 p.m. All participants will receive 20% off their food purchase. For more information contact Aaron at Run-N-Tri 340-8101 or