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31st Annual Jubilee Festival
Saturday/Sunday, September 28 and 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Main Street in Old Towne Daphne. The Jubilee Festival of Arts is two days filled with arts, crafts, food, entertainment, and fun on the streets of Olde Towne Daphne. More than 100 artists and craftsmen from all over the Southeast. The festival will showcase cooking demonstrations from some of the Eastern Shore’s most celebrated chefs and introduce the new Jubilee Market with local makers. Kids Art Park will provide free activities. For more information visit https://www.thejubileefestival.com/
Eastern Shore Trail “21st Birthday”
Thursday, September 26, 6 – 8 p.m. at Fairhope Brewing Company (914 Nichols Ave.) The Baldwin County Trailblazers is hosting a Toast to the Trail party for all trail enthusiasts to commemorate the 21st birthday of the Eastern Shore Trail. For more information please visit www. thetrailblazers.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). Pikkhead Militia September 25, 26 & 27th and Grayson Capps October 2, 3 & 4th.
Sunset Series at Gulf Place
Thursday, September 26 p.m. Gulf Place Town Green and Public Beach in Gulf Shores. The John Hard Band will take the stage. 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.
Christus Lecture Series
Thursday, September 26, 7 p.m. in Byrne Memorial Hall-Spring Hill College. First in the 30th season is “Faith Amidst Despair: Echoes from Auschwitz” presented by Dr. Anthony Gard, an authority on the system of mail used to hide the fate of victims in the Nazi concentration camps in WWII. For more information contact christus@@shc.edu, www.shc.edu/christus or Facebook/ChristusTheo.
Classic Cocktails Class
Friday, September 27, 7 p.m. at The Pillars. Learn the essentials needed to stock your bar at home, and how to make great, classic cocktails. Cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres included. Tickets are available through Eventbrite. Space is limited.
Live at Five Series
Friday, September 27, 5 p.m. at Coastal Alabama Community College (Fairhope). “The Tip Tops” will begin at 7 following an opening set by TOWNE. Bring a chair. Food trucks will be onsite. $10 artist donation is suggested.
Shoe Station Annex Sale
Friday, September 27, 7 a.m. 3250 Airport Blvd., Suite E2, Mobile (Located in the old Staples Building). Mobile-based chain will continue annual tradition with its Annex Sale.
Special Cruise to Bayou Canot
Saturday, September 28, 9 – 11 a.m. from Historic Blakeley Park. Scene of two of the most dramatic tragedies in regional history: the derailment of Amtrak’s “Sunset Limited” in 1993 and the last documented importation of African slaves into the United States in 1860 aboard the Clotilda. At 11:00 a.m. a special interactive wildlife program entitled “Feathered Friends and Falconry” presented by local biologist, educator, and falconer Mark Wetzel.Tickets are just $25 for adults, and $15 for children 6-12. For more information to go the events page at www.blakeleypark.com or call 251-626-0798.
September 27-28, Gulf Coast Ducks begins the 2019 “Haunted Ducks” tours. Haunted tours depart from The Fort of Colonial Mobile in Downtown Mobile. (150 S Royal St., Mobile). Tickets are available at http://gulfcoastducks.com/buy-tickets or call (251) 525-6933.
Saturday, September 28, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. West Regional Library. Come celebrate 150 Years of Postcards. Enjoy our postcard and travel themed displays, make your own personalized postcard, participate in a scavenger hunt, and so much more! For more information, please call 340-1589 or email email@example.com. For more information on 150 Years of Postcards, go to 150yearsofpostcards.com/.
Health, Wealth & Wisdom
Saturday, September 28, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Tillman’s Corner Community Center. hosted by your local Thrivent Community. All are welcome. Exhibits: Health & Community services (screenings, services, & information) for individuals, families, veterans & seniors. Free Games, Activities & Lunch for kids – Discounted lunch for adults – please bring a non-perishable food item for entry to be donated to Feeding The Gulf Coast. Call or email Christina Gibson 251-259-5009 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alabama Coastal BirdFest
October 2–5. BirdFest includes boat and walking trips each day to prime spots, including the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, Magnolia Branch Wildlife Reserve, a 7.5-mile stretch of Forever Wild property in Saraland, Dauphin Island Bird Sanctuary, and Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge. Registration ends September 20. For information contact Diana Brewer, email@example.com 251.990.5004 or 251.510.7203.
New Mobilians Luncheon
Wednesday, October 2, Heron Lakes Country Club. Lunch $20. Reservation required – firstname.lastname@example.org. Mention Lagniappe when reserving.
2019 Focus Women’s Conference
Friday, October 4, Mobile Convention Center. A full day of speakers, workshops, panels, networking and vendor/career expo to encourage, educate, and empower women. Keynote speaker Elizabeth Smart. For more information and tickets visit focuswc.com.
Movies in the Park
Hosted by Mobile Parks and Recreation. “Spider Man: Into the Spider-verse” October 4 at Newhouse 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 4th in Fairhope and 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 glassblowing, casting, and kiln formed glass. Several graduates of the program are actively employed in the field.
Baldwin Clean Sweep
Saturday, October 5, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free day to discard of any unwanted debris and waste to at Magnolia Landfill, the MacBride Landfill, the Bay Minette Transfer Station and the Eastfork Landfill. For more information about Baldwin Clean Sweep 2019 visit www.baldwincountyal.gov.
Rocking for Alzheimer’s Caregivers
Saturday, October 5, 9-5 p.m. at The Grounds. Motivational speakers, shopping, give-a-ways. CEU’s offered. For more information please contact Gina Scott at (251) 533-6092.
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/
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 email@example.com.
Benefit for Alabama Coastal Foundation
Thursday, September 26, 6 p.m. at Bluegill Restaurant. Lower Alabama’s emerging craft beer industry has joined forces to raise awareness and funds for the Alabama Coastal Foundation with the first-ever beer collaboration to come from coastal Alabama — a New England style IPA aptly names “Friends in Low Places.” Live music, door prizes from all of the participating breweries and the first official pours of “Friends in Low Places” beer. For more information visit joinacf.org.
“Build Hope for McKemie Place”
Thursday, September 26, Crown Hall (853 Dauphin St. Suite 1). Silent auction, food, drinks and music by Velcro Pygmies. Tickets can be purchase at Eventbrite.com.
Dinner for Bahama Relief
September 28, 7 p.m. at The August House (4513 Old Shell Rd, Mobile). Wine Paring Dinner benefiting Convoy of Hope Bahamas Relief Effort. For more information call (251) 287-0976.
Sunday, September 29, 4 – 7 p.m. at Heritage Hall benefitting the American Cancer Society. Silent auction, wine tasting, food and entertainment. For complete information visit www.vintageaffairmobile.org.
Bras for a Cause
Tuesday, October 1, 6 – 10 p.m. at The Locale (4128 Government Blvd., Mobile). Bras for a Cause helps raise money to assist local breast cancer patients with immediate needs; such as: co-pays, mortgage/rent, utilities, groceries, transportation to and from appointments, etc. Donations go directly to patient assistance funds and are disbursed to patients in need right here in our community. For tickets and complete information visit https://brasforacausegulfcoast.org.
Rubber Ducky Regatta
Saturday, October 5, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Cooper Riverside Park. Ten thousand “adopted” rubber duckies race to the finish line. Winner receives a cruise for two on the Carnival Fantasy. Rubber duck adoptions are available online at rubberduckyregatta.com. All proceeds directly benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile.
Team Trivia Fundraiser
Saturday, October 5, 6 p.m. at Christ the King Church (Main Street in downtown Daphne). The Daphne Knights of Columbus is sponsoring their seventh annual Team Trivia Fundraiser that includes a pulled-pork BBQ dinner followed by a live trivia game with $1050 in cash prizes. Optional 50/50 Split-the-Pot raffle. Teens welcomed. Only 264 tickets will be sold for this popular event (sold-out last year). Cost is $20 per person (if purchased beforehand), or $25 at the door. Teens welcomed. To purchase tickets, call 251-648-2471.
“Frozen Jr.” w/The PACT
Wednesday, September 25 – Friday, September 27 at the Steeple. For showtimes and ticket information visit thepactmobile.org.
An Evening with Rod Stokes (of “The Voice”)
Saturday, September 28, 7 p.m. at Louise R. Moorer Center for the Performing Arts (St Luke’s Episcopal School). For tickets and more information visit stlukesmobile.com/supporting/community-events or call 251.666.2991 ext 8124
October’s first free Sunday will be October 1 from 1-5 p.m. at the History Museum of Mobile. Education staff will be on hand to lead children’s activities related to our latest exhibit. For more information please visit historymuseumofmobile.com.
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.
Palaemon Press exhibit
Now through end of September at Rodning Gallery, Marx Library, USA. Celebrating Southern literary and book arts tradition featuring Eudora Welty’s Twenty Photographs. For more information call 251-460-7025.
“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.
The Gulf Coast Challenge
Saturday, September 28, at Ladd Peebles Stadium. Central State vs Alabama A & M. For a complete list of all events beginning Wednesday, September 25th and leading up to game day including college career fair, kickoff concert and more please go to https://www.thegulfcoastchallenge.com/events.
Coastal Alabama Couples Classic
September 26 – 28, Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club (Gulf Shore). This all-inclusive tournament includes 3 days of golf (plus practice rounds for a cart fee), breakfast and lunch daily, a welcome reception, a sunset cruise, two drink tickets per day and prizes! Courses include Craft Farms, Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club, and Rock Creek Golf Club. For more information visit GolfAlabamaBeach.com/Coastal-Alabama-Couples-Classic
12th Annual Go Run
Saturday, September 28, University of South Alabama Mitchell Center Lawn. 5k & Fun Run hosted by Catranis Family Charitable Foundation supports gynecologic cancer research at USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute. For more information and to register visit usahealthsystem.com/gorun.
Saturday, September 28, 7:30 am, Live Oak Landing in Stockton. Experience the Delta like never before with a 5K obstacle course race designed to challenge the heart, body, and soul. For more information visit http://www.northbaldwinchamber.com/deltadash.
St. Jude Walk
Saturday, September 28, 8 a.m., USS Alabama Battleship Park. Help put an end to childhood cancer. Admission $10. Opening Ceremonies are at 8 am, and the Walk/Run starts at 8:30 am.
Yoga in the Gardens
Thursday, October 3, 5 to 7 p.m. Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Guests are invited to take part in a yoga session on the Great Lawn from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m., led by Mary Sergeant, a Fairhope resident who completed her 200 hours of Registered Yoga Teacher Training at Glow Yoga in Mobile. The event will include complimentary drinks and snacks. Admission is $14, which includes the yoga session and admission to the Gardens. Guests are asked to wear comfortable clothing and to bring a yoga mat and a towel. For details, please visit bellingrath.org.
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.
New Victim Advocate Training
September 27-29 at Lifelines Counseling Services. Help survivors take the first step in their journey of healing. Training will consist of three days and cover a variety of topics. Call Hilary at 251-431-500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an interview prior to the event if you are interested in training.
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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