Paint Party at Bellingrath
Thursday, October 10, 6-8 p.m. Paint your favorite Bellingrath Gardens scenes and flowers during this special evening Paint Party with artists Renee Wallace and Janie Brown. Registration is required in advance; to register, call 251-459-8868. The fee is $30, which includes all supplies. For more information visit https://bellingrath.org/
Brown Bag Concerts
Wednesdays in Bienville Square, Thursdays in Daphne’s May Day Park and Friday at The Mill (Fairhope) from 11:30-1:30 p.m. (all locations). Bodhi Trio October 9, 10 & 11th and Symone French 23, 24, & 25.
Bullying Awareness Night
Thursday, October 10, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Daphne United Methodist Church. In partnership with Alta Pointe Health Services, the Sheriff’s Office, and the District Attorney’s Office, the Baldwin County Public School System. Speakers for the program will include Sheriff Hoss Mack, District Attorney Bob Wilters, and State Representative Alan Baker. The featured keynote speaker will be Ms. Monique Davis, mother of Jamari Terrell Williams, the student for whom the new bullying law in the state of Alabama is named. The event is free and open to the public.
Friday, October 11, 6-9 pm downtown Mobile. Enjoy live music and shop artists, makers, bakers and craft vendors.
Fall Market in the Park
Saturday, October 12, 7:30 a.m. Cathedral Square. Fresh produce, local vendors, baked goods, farm eggs, fresh seafood, canned preserves, local honey, handmade art, plants, herbs and more.
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13 at The Grounds. See dinosaurs and unicorns come to life as well as Asian elephants, daredevils, acrobats, jugglers. For more information and tickets go to www.bigtopshow.com.
Movies in the Park
Hosted by Mobile Parks and Recreation. “Incredibles 2” October 11 at Stotts Park. October 18 is date night with “The Equalizer” at Cooper Riverside Park. Movies begin at dusk. For more information and complete movie schedule, find us on Facebook @mobileparks and Instagram @mobileparksandree.
Pumpkin Patch at Art Walks
The University of South Alabama’s Glass Arts program will present the first annual Pumpkin Patch at two art walks in October. Friday October 11th in downtown Mobile at the Lost Garden. Students and faculty have created over 500 glass pumpkins in every shape, size, and color to celebrate the fall season. This is a fundraising event for the studio and student artists working in glass. USA is the only university in Alabama offering a four-year Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Studio Glass. Founded in 2010 the state of the art facility houses studios for glasbsblowing, casting, and kiln formed glass. Several graduates of the program are actively employed in the field.
Living History Crew Drill
Saturday, October 12, 8 a.m. Battleship Memorial Park. The Living History Crews are made up of historical reenactors who demonstrate life aboard the battleship USS ALABAMA and submarine USS DRUM during World War II. The “Black Ducks” will fly-in L-Birds WWII airplanes at 9 a.m. For more information please visit www.ussalabama.com or our facebook page at USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park.
Dauphin Island Art Trail
Saturday, October 12, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hosted by Dauphin Island Chamber of Commerce.
Saturday, October 12, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. beneath the Cochrane-Africatown USA Bridge. The celebration will include free food and live music, and have educational stations that include the Mobile County Book Mobile, Public Lab Balloon Mapping, Clotilda Descendants, African drumming, driftwood art making and the U.S. Navy, among others. For questions or additional information, contact Darron Patterson, email@example.com, at 251-604-0700.
Fall lunch cruise
Saturday, October 12, 10:30 p.m. Historic Blakeley State Park invites you to join us for a special site-seeing cruise through the Delta combined with a seafood lunch the Bluegill Restaurant. Cruise tickets are $39.99 (includes lunch). For more information to go the events page at www.blakeleypark.com or call (251) 626-0798 Ext. 2.
Sunday, October 13, 2:30-5 p.m. St. Luke’s Episcopal School Theater. Magic show pre-party begins at 2:30 and includes face painting, balloon art and more. Tickets $10 for children; $15 for adults (includes treat & drink). For more information and to purchase tickets visit www.magicmoments.org or call (251) 654-4510.
Guncles Tasting & Teaching
Tuesday, October 15, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sample our line of gluten free treats while learning about gluten free baking. Public is invited.
Thursday, October 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Cathedral Square. Twenty teams will compete in the “Grilled Cheese Meltdown.” Tickets $8 in advance and $10 at the gate, children 6 and under free.
Fall Plant Sale
Friday, October 18 – Sunday, October 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mobile Botanical Gardens. Come out and find some great plants for your garden and bring your friends too. Please support the Gardens. For more information visit http://www.mobilebotanicalgardens.org
OWA Fall Festival
Now thru November 3rd. Enjoy a corn maze, pony rides, a petting zoo with animals from around the world, delicious food, a special pumpkin patch and more. For more fun, check out The Park after Dark with a variety of kid-friendly events and activities, including pumpkin painting and costume contests, as well as trick-or-treating. Check out the frightfully haunted Hotel MitcHELL and experience authentic cultural experiences, talks, presentations and demonstrations by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians at select dates during OWA’s free Fall Festival event. For additional information visit their website at https://visitowa.com/explore/events/fallfestival/
Now through October 31, 5-7 p.m. Wales West. Come ride an authentic steam train to the Haunted Barn, enjoy a haunted maze and kid-friendly Pumpkin Patch. Decorate your free pumpkin to take home, enjoy the miniature train ride, hay-free hayride, cafe and petting zoo/pony rides. The kid-friendly Pumpkin Patch Express runs from 5-7 p.m., and the Scary Night Train begins at 7 p.m. Guests may preorder tickets online and pick up at the station, or purchase at the railroad for $15; ages 2 and under are free. For more information visit www.waleswest.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.
Bras Across the CAUSEway
Saturday, October 12, Meaher State Park. 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run. Registration is open through October 10th. If you are interested in registering to run, walk or support our athletes, please visit our Eventbrite page to register. During the event, participating restaurants will donate a portion of their sales for the local breast cancer patients at The Breast Center at Providence Hospital. For more information, please visit www.facebook.com/brasacrossthecauseway.
“Race for Hope”
Saturday, October 12, 8 a.m. Dumas Wesley Community Center (126 Mobile St.). Race info, race registration, donation, sponsorship, volunteer links are at http://RaceForHope.info. Hosted by City Hope Church. Tickets: $20 until Oct. 11; $30 day of race. Race proceeds will benefit the Dumas Wesley Community Center outreach services.
Walk to Defeat ALS
Saturday, October 12, 10 a.m. Hank Aaron Stadium. Walk benefits people living with ALS and their families at the local level. For more information visit http://web.alsa.org/site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=13838.
“Let’s Think Pink”
Saturday, October 19th, 4 p.m. A.J. Cooper Auditorium (Prichard). Join us for our 4th year hosting a banquet for local breast cancer survivors. For more information please contact Tracy Walker (251) 447-4930.
2019 Buddy Walk
Saturday, October 19, 9 a.m. at Bienville Square Downtown. One-mile walk in which anyone can participate without special training that celebrates the many abilities and accomplishments of people with Down syndrome. For more information visit https://www.dssmobile.org/buddy-walkreg.html
“Out of the Darkness”
Sunday, October 20, 1-4 p.m. Daphne City Hall on Main Street. The South Alabama Out of the Darkness Walk is a fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the world’s largest foundation for suicide research, education, advocacy and survivor support. Registration and check in begins at 1 pm, the 2 mile walk will begin at 2:45 pm. There will be children activities, water/treat station for your furry friends (on leash and clean up afterwards), music, food, refreshments and lots of vendor tables with information. For more information visit afsp.org/Daphne.
“An Afternoon of Jazz”
Sunday, October 13, 4-7 p.m. at Fairhope Brewing Company. Featuring EMCO and The Jazz Studio. Open jam, bring your instrument and join in. Free event, all ages welcome. For more information find us on Facebook @singlejazzcolony.
October 11 – 20 at Chickasaw Civic Theatre. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson must solve the mystery of the ferocious, luminous Hound of the Baskervilles before the heir to the family fortune falls to the jaws of the hound. Tickets for adults are $18 for musicals and $15 for other shows; for seniors, students and active military, tickets are $15 for musicals and $12 for other shows. Season tickets are $65 for adults and $53 for seniors, students and military. For further information or reservations, visit cctshows.com or call 251.457.8887.
Now through December 1st at the History Museum of Mobile. Mine the mysteries of diamond formation, and explore the unique environments that create these precious stones. For more information visit historymuseumofmobile.com.
“Married in Mobile”
Now through December 31st at the History Museum of Mobile. Features wedding gowns from 1852 to present and wedding accessories dating back to 1766. For more information 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.
Football at The Fort
Saturday, October 12, 11 a.m. The Fort has the largest LED screen in South Alabama! Great for watching football games! Relax in our new lawn seating or grab a blanket and tailgate with some great food and drinks from The Fort. For more information visit thefortpark.com
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.
Understanding Ancient Diseases
Saturday, October 12, 10 a.m. at Foley Public Library. Genealogist Cindy Procter Barber offers a presentation on how to decipher death documents and identify the impacts of ancient diseases on our ancestors. For more information visit http://www.baldwingenealogy.org or find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/459121028219905/. Meetings are free and open to the public.
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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