Think Pink Thursdays
Infirmary Health System encourages you to wear pink each Thursday during the month of October as a reminder for the women in our lives to schedule their annual mammograms. For more information call 251-435-3939 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The American Cancer Society Vintage Affair Gala will be at The Alabama Cruise Terminal, 201 S. Water St., from 6-9 p.m. Guests can enjoy fine wines from Red or White, decor from Room Service and cuisine prepared by Clifton Morrissette. Live and silent auctions including original local art, trips, jewelry and other items. The late night party (included in ticket) is from 9 p.m. until midnight on the rooftop. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased by calling 251-344-9858. Visit www.vintageaffairmobile.org for more information.
Thursdays at the Museum
Every Thursday from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. the Mobile Museum of Art, 4850 Museum Drive, offers free admission to all visitors. Join MMOA each week to experience the museum in new and exciting ways throughout the year. No reservations necessary.
Mobile SPCA Rummage Sale
The Mobile SPCA’s Giant Rummage Sale will feature thousands of items at a great price. Gates open at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11 at Mobile SPCA, 620 Zeigler Circle West (near the Fairgrounds). Anything you need will be on sale. All proceeds help Mobile’s homeless pets. For more information call 251-633-3531 or visit MobileSPCA.org.
Weeks Bay Native Plant Sale
The 22nd Annual Native Plant Sale benefitting the Weeks Bay National Estuarine Reserve will be held Friday through Sunday, Oct. 10-12, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The sale will be located at Safe Harbor, directly across from the Weeks Bay Reserve Visitor Center, 11300 U.S. Highway 98, in Fairhope. For more information, call the Reserve at 251-928-9792.
Haunted Mardi Gras
Old South Paranormal presents Haunted Mardi Gras Paranormal Convention Friday Oct. 10 (6 p.m.- 9p.m.)and Saturday Oct. 11 (Convention 10 a.m.; Ghost hunt 5 p.m.) at Grand Central (256 Dauphin St.). Enjoy a ghost walk, ghost hunting experience and guest speakers. VIP tickets are $45 and Saturday only tickets are $35. Tickets are available at brownpapertickets.com or by calling 251-599-2876.
Art Exhibit and Sale
Watercolor & Graphic Arts Society of Mobile will host an Art Exhibit and Sale at the Urban Emporium, 260 Dauphin St. There will be a reception 5:30–9 p.m. with awards at 5:45 p.m. The Artwork will be on display through Nov. 14.
Join downtown art galleries, institutions, studios and unique shops as they open their doors and welcome you inside to see beautiful artwork, sample delicious foods and hear the sounds of the LoDa Artwalk. The ArtWalk gets better and better each month. From 6-9 p.m. in the lower Dauphin Street district.
Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes
The Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is a 3-mile walk through the University of South Alabama campus beginning at the Moulton Bell Tower at 8 a.m. The event includes a Health and Wellness Festival, the Healthy Kids Zone, free health screenings, live music, lunch and more. All funds support the American Diabetes Association and its mission to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. For more information call 251-423-1272.
Market on the Square
The fall harvest is in so join us in Cathedral Square (lower Dauphin) and come get your fresh greens, fall corn, squash, peppers, sweet potatoes, pastas, seafood, sausages, eggs, goat milk cheese, breads and baked goods. Also, shop for locally produced crafts like handmade candles, soaps, pottery and much more. Stay for live music. For more information, please call 251-208-1550.
Bras Across the River and Fun Run
Singing River Federal Credit Union is asking women across the Gulf Coast to decorate and donate bras for Bras Across the River, a fun run/walk that will feature thousands of bras stretched across the Moss Point bridge on State Highway 613. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. and the event begins at 9 a.m. Participants should pre-register for the run at www.srfcu.org, a $15 donation is asked. SRFCU will donate $1 for every bra to breast cancer research. Bras can be new or gently used, and decorated bras to honor loved ones fighting cancer, or to memorialize breast cancer victims, are strongly encouraged. For more information, call 228-475-9531 or visit www.srfcu.org.
Screen on the Green During Halloween
It’s time to get out the blankets, lawn chairs and popcorn to join The Village of Spring Hill for movies under the stars kicks off the second annual “Screen on the Green During Halloween,” a free outdoor film festival. “It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” (rated G) and “Monsters Inc.” (rated G) will start at 7 p.m. on the great lawn adjacent to the Avenue of the Oaks on the campus of Spring Hill College. Come dressed as your favorite ghost or goblin. There will be a costume contest for children ages 2-9.
Dauphin Island Art Trail
4th annual Art Trail at 17 locations featuring more than 50 artists. Pick up a map of any stop and have it stamped at 10 or more stops to win great prizes and bonus for all 17 stops. Ride your bike, your car or the two antique trolleys from Old Shell Trolley Company which will transport visitors from spot to spot with a pickup at the ferry as well for walk-ons from Fort Morgan. The event begins at 9 a.m. For more information contact Dena at 251-861-2473.
One Fit Mobile Health Awareness Day
Improve your health, fitness and wellness by joining us in downtown Mobile at Bienville Square, 9 a.m. -1 p.m. You will have access to many health and fitness vendors, exercise demos and displays from area gyms, free health screenings, LifeSouth blood donation, a kid’s zone, as well as live music. The event is held in conjunction with The Color Run, Market on the Square and Keep Mobile Beautiful. Perfect for the whole family, you can find more information at www.onefitmobile.com.
Pink Heart and Ponies
Join the OK Bike Shop, 661 Dauphin St., and Brent Loper 2–5 p.m. for Pink Heart and Ponies. Donate a pink heart to your loved ones to hang on the walls of the OK Bike Shop the entire month of October as well as bid on silent auction items, raffles, appetizers donated by local eateries. Salon West 5400 will be available for any ponytail donations (must be at least 10 inches) and offering pink streak hair extension.
Come enjoy complimentary mimosas as artists work at the Cathedral Square Gallery, 612 Dauphin St. There will also be works by more than 60 area artists on display. For more information call 251-694-0278
Anti-Bully: Bullying Ends With Me!
Mobile County Coalition Against Bullying is launching in its Anti-Bullying Week Awareness Campaign to be held Oct. 13-17. Students, parents and faculty members are encouraged to purchase a “Bullying Ends With Me” T-shirt or wristband to be worn on their school’s Spirit Day during the Anti-Bullying Week. T-shirts are only $8 for children, $12 for adults, and wristbands are $2. All money raised from the sale of the T-shirts and wristbands will help finance the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program offered in area schools by Crittenton Youth Services and the Mobile Coalition Against Bullying.
HSMAI Gulf South Chapter Meeting
Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Gulf South Chapter will host their meeting/luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Bonefish Grill, Edgewater Mall, 2600 Beach Blvd. Biloxi, Mississippi. Topics to be discussed include keys to success, Linkedin updates and social media. The cost for members is $20, non-members $30. Please RSVP at 228-872-6370.
Anti- Bully: Bullying Ends With Me!
Parents and students are encouraged to attend the anti-bully play “Bullies and Lady Dogs.” Showtime is 7 p.m. at the downtown Mobile Public Library’s Bernheim Hall. The cast for this one-act play is made up of 15 Mobile County middle school students. The play’s message promotes zero tolerance of bullying and gives students some hands on ideas of how to stop bullying acts. Following the presentation a certified counselor, specialized in bullying will host a question and answer session. For more information contact Joy Logan at this email address email@example.com.
PAWSitively: Four Paws. One Mobile.
Join PAWSitively’s inaugural Fall Gala from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Ezell House, 407 Conti St. The event will feature live music by the band Bust, a silent auction of art, services and gift certificates, food from local restaurants, beer and wine. Tickets are $15 each and the proceeds will go to support local spay and neuter, TNR, and low cost vetting for cats and dogs in the Mobile area.
Brown Bag in Bienville Square
Fall is back and so is live jazz. Brown bag your lunch and sit under the swirl of the oak trees in Bienville Square 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Live music provided by the City of Mobile Special Events Department and Catt Sirten.
Bend & Brew
Join Fairhope Brewing every Wednesday night starting at 6 p.m. for Hoppy Yoga. The taproom is transformed into a yoga studio with Soul Shine Yoga leading the session. It’s only $5 to participate in the class and then you can stick around for beer specials as well as light snacks provided by Pretty Mean Sweets. Fairhope Brewing is located at 914 Nichols Ave., Fairhope.
Tour Space 301
Tours of the Main Gallery and Fabrication Hall are every Wednesday and Saturday, 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Centre for the Living Arts/Space 301, 301 Conti St. Tours included with the price of admission. Call 215-208-5671 or visit www.centreforthelivingarts.com for more information.
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