Family Calendar

Want to know what’s happening around town? You’re at the right place!  We love helping families find the perfect activities for getting out with each other and for connecting with our community.

May
18
Fri
21st Annual Rufus B. Lee Gumbo Cook Off
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
21st Annual Rufus B. Lee Gumbo Cook Off @ Mobile | Alabama | United States

The Propeller Club – Port of Mobile will sponsor the 21st Annual Rufus B. Lee Gumbo Cook Off at Cooper Riverside Park. Proceeds from this event will benefit GulfQuest (National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico).

Chickasaw Civic Theatre presents “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”
May 18 @ 7:30 pm
Playhouse in the Park presents “The Adventures of Pippi Longstocking” @ Playhouse in the Park
May 18 @ 7:30 pm
Playhouse in the Park presents "The Adventures of Pippi Longstocking" @ Playhouse in the Park | Mobile | Alabama | United States

Don’t miss the lively musical, “Pippi Longstocking”, opening May 11th , running through May 27th on weekends. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday matinees at 2:30.

May
19
Sat
5K Race for Port City Pacers Scholarship Fund
May 19 @ 7:30 am
5K Race for Port City Pacers Scholarship Fund @ Mobile | Alabama | United States

Race to benefit Port City Pacers Scholarship Fund.

Market in the Park for Spring @ Cathedral Square
May 19 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Market in the Park for Spring @ Cathedral Square  | Mobile | Alabama | United States

The City of Mobile’s Certified Alabama Farmers Market has a new name- Market in the Park -along with a new logo and location. The Spring Market is in Cathedral Square, with not only the vendors you’ve come to love, but with new vendors as well! Now you have more locally-produced, locally-made items to choose from.

14th Annual Blue Star Salute – 5K Memorial
May 19 @ 8:00 am
14th Annual Blue Star Salute - 5K Memorial @ Mobile | Alabama | United States

Alabama’s 14th Annual Blue Star Salute & 5th Annual Memorial Run/Walk & 1 Mile Fun Run for Alabama’s Fallen Heroes – A patriotic day honoring Alabama’s Veterans, Active Duty, and Fallen Heroes. A day full of enjoyment for families and children.

5th Annual Sunset Car Show – Dauphin Island @ Town Hall
May 19 @ 9:00 am
5th Annual Sunset Car Show - Dauphin Island @ Town Hall | Dauphin Island | Alabama | United States

If you are into classic & vintage vehicles, Dauphin Island is the place to be on Saturday, May 19 as dozens of makes and models will be on display at Green Park throughout the day.

Waterville Opening Weekend @ Waterville
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Waterville Opening Weekend @ Waterville

So Much FUN To Do!!  First weekend that the waterpark is open for the season.  Waterpark is open 10am – 6pm Saturday, May 19 and May 20 then opens daily for the summer season May 26. For more information visit www.watervilleusa.com

Kids Studio @ Alabama Contemporary Art Center
May 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Kids Studio @ Alabama Contemporary Art Center | Mobile | Alabama | United States

Kids Studio is a weekly program that encourages children ages 3-10 to explore contemporary art. Activities are designed to stimulate young minds while offering cross-curriculum learning opportunities with hands-on projects. Classes are taught by local artists and trained professional educators. Ages 3-10.

Thunder on the Bay
May 19 @ 2:00 pm

Come celebrate the upcoming 154th Battle of Mobile Bay Sponsored by the 6th Alabama Cavalry and the Alabama Division of Reenactors. Saturday at 2:00 pm will be the Battle of Mobile Bay then at 3:30 a surrender ceremony, on Sunday at 1:00pm will be a Tactical.