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 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). 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.
“Who Shot JR?”
Friday, September 6, 7 p.m. at Azalea Manor. Presentedy by Mobile Mystery Dinners. Seating is limited. For complete Information and to make your reservations visit www.mobilemysterydinners.com.
Recovery Resource Day
Friday, September 6, 5-7pm Christ United Methodist Church (6101 Grelot Road in the Fellowship Hall) For more info call Karen Elmore 251-423-3796.
Magnolia Firefighters Festival
Saturday, September 7, 3 p.m. at Magnolia Springs Fire Rescue. Bring your blankets, chairs. Live music by Shelby Brown & Roadside Glorious. Shop local vendors and food trucks. Children’s area will have water slides, jump houses, and other activities. Tickets $15 adults; $5 children. All proceeds support the Magnolia Springs Volunteer Fire Department. For more information find us on [email protected]
Market at the Pillars
Sunday, September 8, 12 p.m. Shop local farmers, crafters, bakers and more. Pet and kid-friendly.
Sunset Series at Gulf Place
Thursday, September 12 p.m. Gulf Place Town Green and Public Beach in Gulf Shores. Second of four weekly events “The Trio”, featuring Carl Jackson, Jerry Salley and Larry Cordle, will take the stage as a preview to the Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival.. 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.
Community awareness event
Tuesday, September 10, 6 p.m. Daphne Civic Center. Baldwin Drug Courtfeaturing Ryan Leaf. Call 251-580-2570 for more information.
“Discernment: Evening for Married Couples
Tuesday, September 10, 6-8 p.m. St Mary Parish Sisters of Mercy Building. Join guest speaker, Father Victor Ingalls, Archdiocese of Mobile Director of Vocations, on the topic of “Discernment…How to help our kids know God’s will and how we can discern God’s love for our families.” $25 suggested donation per couple for dinner and dessert. Bring a bottle of wine to share. Babysitting provided by RSVP only. Please RSVP for both dinner and babysitting to Laurel Wallace at [email protected] by September 6.
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 protected].
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 it 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.
“Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”
Thursday, September 12, 5:30-9 p.m. at Government Plaza benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, makeovers, shopping and more. For more information visit https://rmhcmobile.org/news-events/girls-just-wanna-fun/
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.
“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.
“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.
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.
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.
Annual Dead Head Ride
Sunday, September 8, 6:30 a.m. at 5 Rivers Resource Center. A challenging ride thru beautiful Baldwin County to support brain injured veterans and provide lifesaving care. Hosted by Southern Brain Injury Clinic. For more information find us on Facebook @SouthernBrainInjuryClinic.
Pop culture trivia
Wednesday, September 4, 6 p.m. Iron Hand Brewing.
Harry Potter trivia night
Friday, September 6, 7-10 p.m. at The FORT Container Park.
Pop culture trivia
Tuesday, September 10, 7:30 p.m. Cockeyed Charlie’s. Prizes for top 3 teams.
7th annual golf classic
Thursday, September 12, Rock Creek Club in Fairhope. Registration and lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. The golf tournament benefits Baldwin County Education Coalition (BCEC) and serves as the Coalition’s sole fundraiser. For more information, visit betterbaldwin.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.
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.
Free genealogy workshop
Saturday, September 14, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Ben May Main Library. African American Genealogy workshop will focus on the use of maps as valuable resources for genealogical research. A light lunch will be provided. Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 251-494-2172 or email [email protected].
Finding and using probate records
Saturday, September 14, 10 a.m. at Foley Public Library. Estate records can be a goldmine of information for family history researchers. Probate records are court documents that may provide names and details about the deceased’s spouse, children, and other relatives. They can also reveal much about the way our ancestors lived. Meetings are free and open to the public. Visit http://www.baldwingenealogy.org for more information.
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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