Photo courtesy of American Cancer Society Chili Cook-off
30th Annual American Cancer Society Chili Cook-off
Saturday, March 30, 11 a.m – 3 p.m. at Mardi Gras Park. American Cancer Society hosts their 30th annual cook-off with food and live entertainment. Tickets are $10 and available at the ACS office at 1110 Montlimar Drive, Suite 420.
Thursday, March 28, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Remington College (828 Downtowner Loop West). See how hands-on training may help you and preview our trade programs. Call 800-890-3265 for more information.
Tea for $2
Thursday, March 28, 2-3 p.m., Fairhope Museum of History. Arthur Bosarge, Assistant Director of Fairhope Public Works will discuss how the City has changed and how we are adjusting to the change from a Public Works perspective. Call 251-929-1471 or visit fairhopeal.gov.
Inaugural Lemon Face Gala
Thursday, March 28, 6 p.m. at GulfQuest. Aubreigh’s Army Foundation 328 was formed in honor of Aubreigh Nicholas an 11-year-old girl passed away for the chilldhood cancer DIPG. The foundation will host gala with silent and live auctions and a program showcasing important developments in DIPG research. Tickets include your entry to the gala, dinner, and drinks. Cocktail attire.Buy your ticket here! https://lemonfacegala.eventbrite.com
Wales West Cottontail Express
Saturdays and Sundays now through April 20 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Guests will travel by steam train ride to the meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy an egg hunt, crafts and refreshments. For more information visit waleswest.com/cottontail.htm
Hinton Lecture Series
Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m. at the Weaver Auditorium on the University of Mobile campus. Dr. Edward Ayers will deliver a lecture titled “Reckoning with Ourselves: The Civil War and Its Memories.” For more information, contact Burnett at 251.442.2319 or email@example.com.
Thursday, March 28, 5:30 p.m. at The Steeple on St. Francis. Mobile’s only art awards that recognize individuals, businesses and organizations for the impact on the local arts community. Food, cash bar and live performances. Tickets can be purchased online at http://bit.ly/Artys2018.
Friday, March 29, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Franklin Primary Health Center (990 Cody Rd, North). Free health screenings including vision, dental, hearing, blood pressure and sugar, and breast screening. Refreshments will be served. Open to the public. For more information call Kathy Perry (251) 436-7632.
Mobile Chocolate Festival
Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at The Grounds. Vendors with samples and products, children’s area, chocolate challenge and more. All proceeds to benefit Penelope House. Admission is free for children 13 and under. General admission is $3 in advance, $5 day of the event.
Spring tea at Daphne library
Saturday, March 30, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Join us for a traditional Taiwanese tea serving ceremony along with Vietnamese cookie demonstrations. Pre-registration is required, seating is limited. Free event open to all ages. To register call (251) 620-2503.
The Wharf Boat & Yacht Show
March 29-30 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and March 31 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Largest in-water boat show display along the upper Gulf Coast showcasing more than $150 million in latest boats and marine products. For more information visit WharfBoatShow.com.
3rd annual “Smoke’em if you Got’em cook-off
Saturday, March 30, 2-10 p.m. at the Fairhope Civic Center. Hosted by Fairhope Volunteer Fire Department with live music, demonstrations and children’s activities. Ticket holders with sample each teams BBQ and vote on the People’s Choice Award. Proceeds will be used to fund equipment for fire station and volunteers safety. For more information call (251) 379-1924.
Inaugural Native American Festival
Saturday, March 30, 9 a.m. at Fort Gaines on Dauphin Island. Celebration of the cultures that existed in the Alabama coastal region in the 1700s thru early 1800s. Tickets $12 adults, ages 5-12 $6. Tickets can be purchased at bit.ly/dinativeamericanfest.
Southern Belle brunch and bingo
Saturday, March 30 at The Mobile Carnival Museum. Purchase your tickets at giving.usajaguars.com/sbbb19 or call (251) 461-1366.
Elberta German Sausage Festival
Saturday, March 30, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Elberta Town Park (13052 Main Street). German music, sausage and sauerkraut plus arts and craft vendors. Benefitting the Town of Elberta Fire Department. Visit ElbertaFire.com/Sausage-Festival
GM&O musical tour
Sunday, March 31, 2-3:30 p.m. at Bernheim Hall. Let the “New Diesel” Trio take you a on a musical tour of the 1930s of the old Gulf, Mobile and Ohio railroad system. Admission is free. For more information please call (251) 494-2298.
“Take Back the Night” walk
Tuesday, April 2, 6 – 9 p.m. at Municipal (Langan) Park. Join us to bring awareness and education to sexual assault in our City. Free and open to the public. For more information call Hilary Rodriguez at (251) 431-5100.
Fairhope Lecture Series
Thursday, April 4, 6 p.m. at the Fairhope Public Library. “Early Settlers of African Descent on the Eastern Shore” with speakers, Harriet Outlaw, Ella Fuller, Yolanda McConico. Free to the public.
Port City Clay Shoot
Hosted by Magic Moments Friday, April 5 at Taylor Creek Sporting Clays (11910 Old Windsor Rd. Theodore). Breakfast and registration begin at 8 a.m. For more information, contact Kimberly Barnett Etherton (251) 654-4510 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, April 5, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Consumer Credit Counseling Services (705 Oak Dr., N). Protect yourself from identity theft. Felder Shredding will bring a shred truck on-site. Guests can bring 2 banker boxes or 2 bags of paper to be shredded. No metal, plastic, staples, electronics or clothing. Call (251) 602-0011 for more information.
Camellia Classic car show
Saturday, April 6 starting 8 a.m. at Bellingrath Gardens. Mobile Bay Mustang Club’s vintage and classic car show on the Great Lawn. Proceeds for car registrations will benefit Feed the Gulf Coast (formerly Bay Area Food Bank) and the Autism Society of Alabama. Car registration will be 8-11 a.m. followed by judging 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. To registration online visit mobilebaymustangclub.org.
Fort Morgan park day
Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Annual hands-on preservation of Civil War, Revolutionary War and War of 1812 battlegrounds. Volunteers are encouraged to participate to aid in maintaining and preserving Fort Morgan Historic Site. For more information visit Fort-Morgan.org.
Azalea Bloom Out
During the month of March, enjoy the blooms of 250,000 azaleas throughout the 65-acre estate at Bellingrath Gardens. Check the “Azalea Watch” page on bellingrath.org for regular updates. Daily, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Compassionate Friends of Mobile
Every second Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m. ., in Room 207 of Dauphin Way United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Dauphin St. and Catherine St. CFM is a support group for bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents. For more information, call 251-721-2209 or visit the website at compassionatefriendsmobile.org.
Lupus Support Group Meeting
Every third Saturday of the month, 2-4 p.m. Providence Hospital 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. at Mobile West Regional Library. Contact Cassandra at email@example.com.
The U.S. Census Bureau is seeking temporary part-time workers to apply to conduct the 2020 Census in Southwest Alabama, including Mobile and Baldwin counties. Paid training, flexible hours and pay averaging $17 per hour. Apply at 2020census.gov/jobs or call 1-855-JOB-2020.
Little Black Dress
Thursday, March 28, 6:30 – 9 :30 p.m. at Fort Whiting Reception Hall. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile hosts the 10th annual cocktail party and runway show to aid in providing a supportive home environment for families of seriously ill and injured children. For tickets go to rmhcmobile.org/new-events/little-black-dress.
Cheap Chic Boutique
Friday, March 29 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday, March 30 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at St. Caterine’s Parish (2605 Springhill Ave.) Spring fashions including vintage, designer, name brand and boutique clothing, jewelry, purses and shoes. All proceeds benefit “Our Sisters’ Closet’ which assists economically disadvantaged women with interview skills, workplace clothing and job search training. For more information contact Terri Kearns (251) 423-2001 or visit OurSistersCloset.org.
Friday, March 29, 4 p.m. at beginning at the Moorer Public Library. The Village of Spring Hill, Inc. (TVOSH) plans to raise money or additional sidewalks. Pre-register online at www.tvosh.com or the day of the event 3 p.m. at Moorer Public Library.
Saturday, April 6, 8 a.m. check-in at Medal of Honor Park. The National Alliance on Mental Illness Mobile chapter invites you to the largest mental health awareness and fundraising event. The 5K gets underway at 9:30 a.m.
Saturday, March 30 – Sunday March 31 at the Saenger Theatre. Hosted by Mobile Symphony Orchestra. For tickets call box office (251) 432-2010.
Tuesday, April 2 at 7 p.m. “Carnival: From Paris to Mobile” led by Greg Wiggins in Moorer Auditorium at University of Mobile. Free admission.
“Into the Woods” concerts
Beginning Friday, April 5 thru Sunday, April 7. Alabama School Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile will present the Tony Award-winning musical “Into the Woods,” with characters that will delight both children and adults. The production will be held at the Saraland Performing Arts Center at Saraland High School, (1115 Industrial Parkway, Saraland). Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at itickets.com/universityofmobile.
“Pressing Matters” at UM
Now thru April “Pressing Matters” by artist Jessica Smith will be on display Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Martin Gallery, University of Mobile campus. Contact Phillip Counselman, chair of the Department of Art, at 251-442-2283 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“The Undersea Well”
Jane Cassidy manipulates various technologies, such as speakers and projectors, and fuses light and sound to form meditative environments filled with visual music. Mobile Museum of Art; call 251-208-5200 or visit mobilemuseumofart.com.
Now through April 26 at the Exploreum. Exhibitions include live Mongolian performers and artisans, more than 300 artifacts, weapons and authentic costumes. For more information visit exploreum.com.
“Parading through Time”
Roll through four centuries of Mardi Gras history with Mobile’s Carnival traditions, mystic societies and more. Through April 20, History Museum of Mobile. 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.
Tour de Ladr
Saturday, March 30, 7:30 a.m. at The Grand Hotel Point Clear. Benefitting Camp Rap-A-Hope. Register online at Tourdeladr.com. Call (251) 476-9494 for more information.
Gulf Coast Classic
March 27-28 at Gulf Shores Sportsplex. Baseball and softball teams participate in tournaments. Visit GulfShore.com/Sports or call 1-800-745-SAND.
Tunnel to Towers 5k
Saturday, March 30, 8 a.m. at Battleship Park.
Mitternight Park Pool Club (off University and Moffett in Mobile) is open Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m., for those interested in playing pool and bumper pool. Instructor available. Call 251-463-7980 or 251-208-1610.
Laun Park Table Tennis Club (off Cottage Hill and Demetropolis in Mobile) is open Mondays and Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m., for all interested in playing table tennis. Coach available. Call 251-463-7980 or 251-208-1610.
Stott’s Studio (off Cottage Hill and North Demetropolis in Mobile) offers Piyo Stretch (relaxing Pilates and yoga) and Piyo Tone (toning Pilates and yoga plus weights). Call 251-463-7980 or 251-208-1610.
Bingo at Via
Bingo every Tuesday and Thursday, 1-3 p.m. Open to the public. Via Health, Fitness, Enrichment Center, 1717 Dauphin St. in Mobile, 251-478-3311.
West Coast Swing in Fairhope
Wednesdays at 7 p.m., American Legion Post 199 in Fairhope. Hosted by Pensacola Dance Society. Call 850-503-9978.
Adult skate night
Second and fourth Sundays of each month, 8-10:30 p.m. at Dreamland Skate Center (5672 Three Notch Road, Mobile) with DJ Beaux, $5. Call 251-661-6997.
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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