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Sunset Beach Concert – Dauphin Island
Sunday, September 1, 5:30 p.m. West End Beach, Dauphin Island. Concert featuring Ryan Balthrop, Eric Erdman and Molly Thomas. Admission $5 per person, 12 and under free.
State Pilotage Commission Meeting
Thursday, August 29, 11:00 am at 201 North Jackson Street. Call with questions to (251) 471-1393 or (251) 422-2544.
“Journey Into Midnight: A Glimpse at the Elusive Giant Squid”
Thursday, August 29, 6 – 7 p.m. at Fairhope Public Library. Dr. Megan McCall, STEAM Coordinator at Bayside Academy, who witnessed a once-in-a-lifetime discovery as part of a recent research expedition in the Gulf of Mexico. McCall will explore how she was on board as one of the only giant squid ever seen in the Western Hemisphere, and only the second on Earth, was captured on film. For more information please visit http://fairhopelibrary.org/index.php/calendar/.
2019 Women’s Conference
August 30 – September 1 at Mobile Convention Center. Join founder Lindsey Adams for “Who’s Behind The Makeup.” Register at wbtmakeup.com. For more information contact Brandi Adams (601) 507-8703 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“International Play Music On the Porch Day”
Saturday, August 31 at Fairhope Museum of History. “Music on the Porch day” founded by Los Angeles-area artist Brian Mallman, is held on the last Saturday of each August. The event brings people together around the world, regardless of their differences, to find common ground through music. Free and open to the public. For more information contact Mike Turner at SailorUke@aol.com or (562) 682-1744.
First Sunday outdoor market
Sunday, September 1, 12 – 4 p.m. at 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center. Runs monthly on first Sunday through May. Local handmade arts and crafts, farmer’s market items, food trucks, and unique gifts. For more information call (251) 621-0782.
Africatown Community Day
Sunday, September 1, 12 – 7 p.m. at The Robert Hope Community Center (850 Edwards Street). T-shirts available if ordered in advance. Contact Lamar (251) 648-4188 or email@example.com.
Sunset Beach Concert – Flora-Bama
Sunday, September 1, 4 p.m. Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar. Concert with country musicians Justin Moore and Easton Corbin. For tickets and more information visit FloraBama.com.
American Legion BBQ
Monday, September 2, 10:30 a.m. at The American Legion Eastern Shore Post (700 South Mobile St., Fairhope). BBQ and live music with Tommy Morse Band from 4-7 p.m. For details call (251) 928-9132.
Testing for PFAS
Tuesday, September 3, 6 p.m. at 5 River’s Tensaw Theater. Presentation of “Testing for PFAS in Mobile Bay and Alabama waters and the Risks of these Chemicals!” hosted by Mobile Bay Sierra Club. Discussion by Michael Freeman, President of Alabama Water Watch Association w/Auburn University Environmental Health and Safety. General public is invited, admission is free. For more information, please contact Carol Adams-Davis (702) 496-5050 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, September 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Container Yard (853 Dauphin Street, Mobile). BIZCONversations is a six-part series of speakers and networking to continue helping area business leaders grow together, connect, and share insights. For more information and tickets visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bizconversations-tickets-64681250361
Gulf Coast Classic Dog Show
Wednesday, September 4 – Sunday, September 8, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Grounds (1035 Cody Rd. North, Mobile). Hosted by Mobile Kennel Club and Singing River Kennel Club. Admission and parking are free. For complete information visit GulfCoastClassicDogShow.org.
Brown Bag in Bienville & Brown Bag by the Bay
Wednesdays in Bienville Square. And Thursdays in Daphne’s May Day Park. Fall line-up will begin with Jamell Richardson, Sept. 4th and 5th. And Lisa Mills, Sept. 11th & 12th.
Bulls on the Beach
Thursday, September 5 – Saturday, September 7 at Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar. Gates open at 6 p.m.; event begins at 8 p.m. Admission: $40 for adults and $25 for teens (weekend pass); $25 for adults and $15 for teens (daily pass). Professional bull riders on the sugar-white sand beaches on the Florida-Alabama line; mechanical bull rides available to the public for $5. Visit FloraBama.com for more information.
Sunset Series at Gulf Place
Thursday, September 5 p.m. Gulf Place Town Green and Public Beach in Gulf Shores. First of four weekly events is a movie screening of “Aquaman” (rated PG-13). Visitors are invited to bring, blanket, lawn chairs, snacks and cooler. Admission is free to the public. For more information contact the Special Events Division at 251-968-1171 or visit www.gulfshoresal.gov/sunsetseries.
“Hurricane Frederic: Destructive Legacy”
Saturday, September 7, 10 – 11 a.m. Ben May Public Library. Scott Corcoran from the History Museum of Mobile will discuss the development of the storm, its impact on the Mobile area, recovery efforts and Frederick’s lasting legacy on the area. For more information, please call (251) 494-2172.
New Mobilians’ Club
First Wednesday monthly luncheon from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Heron Lakes Country Club. Lunch is $20; reservation required contact email@example.com.
First Monday of each month September thru May at The Orange Beach Community Center. Meeting begins with social hour at 6 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m. and special program at 7 p.m. Participants are asked to bring a covered dish to serve 8-10 persons. For more information call (251) 981-6060.
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.
Annual Alabama Chef Challenge
Thursday, August 29, 6 – 9 p.m. at Fort Whiting Armory. “Feeding the Gulf Coast” hosts the area’s most celebrated chefs to come together to fight hunger in our community.
Holy Name of Jesus “Car Show”
Saturday, September 7, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 2275 Snow Rd. N, Semmes. Dash plaques, goodie bags, door prizes, Peoples Choice Awards, 50/50, Silent Auction, food, fun and fellowship. Proceeds to benefit Local Food Pantry & St. Vincent dePaul. For more info contact John Baumgarten (251) 591-1452 or Mary Baumgarten (251) 510-5217.
“Hammer in Home”
Saturday, September 7, 6 p.m. Cedar Street Social Club. Come help us celebrate the 31st anniversary of Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Alabama serving families in Mobile county. $25 food and drink included. Live music by The Sideliners. For more information find us on Facebook @HFHSWA.
Mobile Bay Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Sunday, September 8th at Bienville Square. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m.; walk at 2 p.m. For more information please visit https://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2019/AL-Alabama?fr_id=12048&pg=entry or contact Kathryn Felis (251) 463-5989.
Art Talk: Nall
Thursday, September 5, 6 p.m. at Mobile Museum of Art. Join us for an exciting and irreverent conversation with Nall about his life, work and exhibition “Southern Masters.” Meet/greet and light refreshments at 7 p.m. following talk.
“Matilda the Musical”
Now through September 1 at Joe Jefferson Playhouse. For more information, tickets and full 2019-2020 schedule find us on Facebook @JoeJeffersonPlayers.
“Mobile’s Natural Beauty”
Ribbon cutting Thursday, September 5, 5:30 p.m. at across from Mobile Museum of Art. Originally created for 2019 Festival of Flowers, this giant floral mural designed by Riley Brenes was produced by at-risk youth under the instruction of Soynika Edwards-Bush. Original project expanded to cover entrance of recycling center at Langan Park.
U.S. Space Program photo exhibit
Now through August 31, Ben May Main Library. Enjoy a photo exhibit exploring the birth of the American Space Program up to the Apollo 11.
“Urban Wild” at ACAC
Now at Alabama Contemporary Art Center. Urban Wild is an exhibition that looks for the diversity of art that is practiced throughout the streets, highways, and dirt roads of the South. Twenty-four artists from a number of disciplines who’s work reflects the social environment, culture, and sub-cultures of life in the South. Visit Alabamacontemporary.org for details.
“Science Fiction Science Future”
Now through September 2 at The Exploreum. Engaging exhibits enable visitors to develop a deeper understanding of how science fiction ideas and concepts might become the science reality of tomorrow. For detail to to www.exploreum.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.
Mobile BayBears vs. Tennessee
Thursday, August 29 – Monday, September 2. One of the last opportunities to see the Baybears. For game times and tickets go to https://www.milb.com/mobile/schedule/2019-08.
Bloody Mary 5K
Saturday, August 31, 7:30 a.m. Tacky Jacks (Gulf Shores). Participants can wear their football team colors and enjoy free beer, food and Bloody Mary’s for racers 21+.
Alabama Coastal Triathlon
Saturday, September 7, 5 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gulf Shores Main Public Beach/Gulf Place. Includes a 1.5K swim in the Gulf of Mexico, 40K bike ride and 10K scenic run throughout Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Gulf State Park; a “try-it-on” race is also available with a 300-yard swim, 10-mile bike ride and 2-mile fun run; pre- and post-race activities will take place at The Hangout. For more information visit Team-Magic.com.
Pop culture trivia
Wednesday, August 28, 6 p.m. Iron Hand Brewing.
Bingo at Cortlandt’s
Thursday, August 28, 8 p.m. Join us for Rock & Roll Find us on Facebook @cortlandts.
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.
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.
Taxpayer Workshop for Business Owners
Tuesday, September 3, 5-7 p.m. Baldwin County Central Annex Auditorium (22251 Palmer St., Robertsdale). Information for new and existing businesses. Question and answer forum at end of workshop. For additional information, please call (251) 972-6844 (Baldwin County Sales & Use Tax Department).
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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