Events for Saturday, May 06, 2017

Wiggle Waggle 5K Race and 1 mile Fun Run

Have you always wanted to bring your dog to Bellingrath Gardens? Now is your chance: The Wiggle Waggle Rescue Run on Saturday, May 6, which will benefit the Animal Rescue Foundation. All runners and walkers who sign up for the Wiggle Waggle race events, a 5K and a 1-mile walk/run, will receive a discounted admission of $5 to the Gardens for the day, and their family members and friends will receive discounted admission prices of $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5-12. As an added bonus, dogs will be allowed to accompany their owners in the Gardens for a $5 donation benefiting ARF until 10 a.m.! Bellingrath’s Pet Motel will also be available on a first-come, first-served basis for visitors who wish to enter the Gardens without their pets. To sign up, visit

Location: Bellingrath Gardens and Home

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2017 Quilt Show: Festival of Quilts

Springtime in Mobile means the Festival of Quilts

Location: Abba Shrine Center

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Family Mayker Saturdays Something for Everyone

Join us for activities for all ages!  There will be creative projects to make in the Storytime Room for the younger members of your family, and Tech Time in the Mayker Lab for 12 years old and up.  The Mayker Lab is on the second floor of the Library.  Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  For more information email

Location: Ben May Main Library

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Obscura Day 2017: Inside the Archives of Mobile Medical Museum

Very special tour led by Executive Director Daryn Glassbrook.  Attendees will have a chance to view the museum's permanent and special exhibits, including an iron lung, human skulls and skeletons, antique surgical and x-ray equipment, and eerily lifelike pathological models in glass jars. Tickets available here.

Location: Mobile Medical Museum

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Extravagant Readers :Book Club

Come to our book club! The topic of discussion is In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware. 

Location: Toulminville Branch

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Sunny Side Theater: Wizard of Oz

If it isn’t too late: Sunny Side Theater presents “The Wizard of Oz” April 28 - May 7 at the Moorer Center for Performing Arts on the St. Luke’s campus. The classic tale based on the 1939 movie features all of your favorite characters and songs. The characters will take to the air as Vertigo Flying Company comes in from Chicago to help them create the magic you remember from the movie. With over 70 of Mobile’s most talented young actors and actresses ranging from ages 5 - 18, this show will be the perfect family outing.

Location: Moorer Center for Performing Arts (St. Luke's Upper School)

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Classical “Dance” Music Concert Baldwin County Youth Orchestra Announces Concert The Baldwin County Youth Orchestra, Baldwin County’s first and only full symphony orchestra, will present their 8th annual Spring Concert on May 6th, 2017. The concert will take place at the Gulf Shores Cultural Center, 19470 Oak Rd at 7 PM. The concert will include a variety of ballet and dance pieces and will feature dancers from the Eastern Shore Dance Academy. Admission is free and a pre-show fundraiser dinner will take place at the venue at 5 PM. Tickets for the dinner and more information is available online at

Location: Gulf Shores Cultural Arts Center

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CCT: “The Music Man”

This ever-popular show will be directed by Nedra Bloom and will run from May 5- 21.

Location: Chickasaw Civic Theatre

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Theatre 98: On The Verge Or The Geography of Yearning

Mary, Fanny, And Alexandra are Victorian lady travelers who set out for Terra Incognita and discover the future. Written by Eric Overmyer and directed by Jon Robitaille.

Location: Theatre 98

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