February 6

A Vanity Affair; A Night Of Romance
Fundraising Event For CSVR. CSVR is a non-profit assisting those with low vision. This event includes wine tasting and silent auction at Byrne Hall Spring Hill College from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Contact 251-476-4744 or visionrehab@bellsouth.net for more information.

Opening: The Last of the Red Hot Lovers

Show starts at 8 p.m. Theatre 98 (350 Morphy Ave, Fairhope) Adults/ $18; students/ $12. Contact 251-928-4366/ www.theatre98.org for more information.

Eastern shore Chamber: Business After Hours at Old 27 Grill
5 – 7 p.m. Free networking opportunity with Eastern Shore Chamber members. Free hors d’oeuvres and drinks. 19992 Highway 181, Fairhope. Call 251- 621-8222 for more information.

Basketball
• The South Alabama Jaguars men’s basketball team plays away at Troy, 7:30 p.m.
• The Spring Hill Badgers women’s and men’s basketball teams will host the Toppers of Blue Mountain College in an SSAC doubleheader beginning with the women’s match at 5:30 p.m. followed by the men’s game at 7:30 p.m. in the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center.


February 7

The Sound of Music
The Sound of Music will be preformed at Lola Phillips Playhouse, 7:30 p.m. (801 Iroquois St, Chickasaw) Adults tickets: $15; senior citizens (60+) & students/ $12 (cash and local checks) Contact: 251-457-8887/ www.cctshows.com

Discover the Pinta and the Nina
A replica of Columbus’ ships the Pinta and the Nina will arrive in Bayou La Batre at St. Margaret Catholic Church 13770 N. Wintzell Ave. and will be open for walk aboard, self-guided tours. Admission is $5 per person ages 5 and up. Children 4 and under are free. The ships will be open Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5p.m. No reservations necessary.

Ceramic artist Shane Reynolds with music by acoustic guitarist Bryant Gilley Will be 6 – 8 p.m. on the University of South Alabama Baldwin County campus, 10 N Summit St, Fairhope Contact: www.myusabc.com

Make your own Mardi Gras mask! Get ready for Mardi Gras with your own handmade Mask! Adult workshop offered at the Eastern Shore Art Center. Instructed by Frances Fontaine. Maximum of 10 students, so call us today to register! 928-2228 ext 107. $25 per person, Mask provided.


February 8

Fairhope Brewing Company
Lower Alabama’s only craft brewery is celebrating its first anniversary, the party starts at 4 p.m. 15 small-batch signature beers will be on tap. Rounding out the event will be live music from the Grayson Capps Band and food from the Street Eatz Food Truck.

Bill Maher
Bill Maher will be performing a combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs at the Saenger Theater, show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets on sale now, call 251-208-7261 for more information.

Percussionist Matt Filosa
A “multimedia concert that incorporates video and audio electronics with acoustic percussion instruments…to highlight the relationship between the acoustic and electronic in new and exciting ways.” Show will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the University of South Alabama, Laidlaw Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall (5751 USA Drive S) General admission is $8; USA faculty, staff, and students, youths under 18 and senior citizens tickets are $5 (cash or check only). Contact: 251-460-7116 or 251-460-6136

Immersion Tour: Pianist Julian Toha
Concert includes multi-media.. “music, dance, technology, and visual arts” (video teaser: www.juliantoha.com/multimedia) The show will begin at 7 p.m. on Faulkner State Community College campus, Giddons Auditorium (Fairhope) Donations welcome. Contact: 251-928-2055 (Jeanne O’Connell)

Make your own Mardi Gras mask!
Get ready for Mardi Gras with your own handmade Mask! Children’s’ workshop offered at the Eastern Shore Art Center for children ages 7-12. Instructed by Bethany Reid. Maximum of 12 students, so call us today to register! 928-2228 ext 107. $15 per person, Mask provided.


February 9

The Biggest Loser RunWalk Mobile Half Marathon/5k/Kids 1 Mile Fun Run
A race for all fitness levels; join us at The Biggest Loser RunWalk! A truly inspirational and unforgettable experience. Located across the street from the Gulf Coast Emporium Science Center Race time is 8 a.m. Contact: Anthony Perez, 815-464-1265 or anthonyp@biggestloserrunwalk.com

Premier Wedding Expo
Daphne Civic Center, 10 a.m. Highway 98 at Whispering Pines Rd., Daphne, AL (251) 626-5300

Open Studio
Come enjoy artists as they work, complimentary mimosas and works by more than 60 area artists on display from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Cathedral Square Gallery (612 Dauphin St) Contact: 251-694-0278/ http://cathedralsquaregallery.blogspot.com

Archduke Trio
Preforming at Eastern Shore Art Center at 2p.m. Tickets for groups of 10 or more are $15 per person; students, $5 each. To purchase tickets go to: esaconline.com or call 251-928-2228 ext.107.

Film: “Mobile in Black and White”
The Crescent Theater will be screening Mobile in Black and White; this documentary is a powerful, thought-provoking catalyst for constructive community conversations on race. Show starts at 8:30 p.m.; call 251-438-2005 tickets and more information.


February 10

SB4G Consignment Sale at Daphne Civic Center will be held this week from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Located on Highway 98 at Whispering Pines Rd., Daphne, AL

Mystery Monday
Join the Mobile Public Library, Parkway branch for an afternoon of free arts and crafts, games, music and more for children ages 6 -14. The fun begins at 3:15 p.m.
Contact: 251-470-7766/ www.mplonline.org


February 11

Archduke Piano Trio With Violist Brian Brown
Famous Piano Quartets will preform at the University of South Alabama, Laidlaw Recital Hall (5751 USA Dr. S), Show begins at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $8; USA faculty, staff & students, youths under 18 and senior citizens is $5 (cash or check only). Contact: 251-460-6136 or www.southalabama.edu/music more information.

Eggs N’ Issues with Michael Lee and the I-10 Bridge project
Michael Lee is President/CEO of Page & Jones, Inc. The event will take place at the Daphne United Methodist Church Community Life Center, 2401 Main St., Daphne, AL. $10 for members and $15 for potential members. Includes hot breakfast. RSVP is a must. Call 251-928-6387 to sign up.

Lecture Series
Daphne Library Lecture Series at the Daphne Civic Center will be held this Tuesday in the Willow Meeting Room. Highway 98 at Whispering Pines Rd., Daphne. Call 251-626-5300 for questions.

Baldwin Pops
Baldwin Pops Classical Concert will begin at 7p.m. and will be held in Fairhope Civic Center, North Section St., Fairhope, AL
The Crescent Theater will be screening Tennessee Queer, show starts at 8:30; call 251-438-2005 tickets and more information.


February 12

Workshop: Art as a Business
Instructor: Marc Willson (retail consultant, Virginia Small Business Development Center) Topics are to include selling your art, defining your collector, merchandising basics, marketing and creating a social media presence. The workshop will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Centre for the Living Arts (301 Conti St) Register for a one-on-one consultation with Marc for Wednesday afternoon 1 – 5 p.m. or Thursday morning 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Contact: 251-460-6078

The Last Of The Red Hot Lovers
Comedy by Neil Simon; director: John Heald. The show will be performed Wednesday – Saturday at 8 p.m. and again Sunday at 2:30 p.m.. Theatre 98 (350 Morphy Ave, Fairhope) Admission for Adults is $18 and student tickets are$12. Contact: 251-928-4366/ www.theatre98.org

Winter Wednesdays
Raising Roses Linda Guy will show how to care for roses year round, including pruning techniques at 10:30 a.m. at Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Admission for members is free; nonmembers cost is $12 (includes Gardens admission) Reservations requested.