Super Saturday in Mobile

We aren’t shy about admitting our pretty packed Calendar of Events. But, there is so much to do THIS Saturday in Mobile, we just had to name it.

Ladies and gentleman, prepare yourselves for…. SUPER SATURDAY!

Two Incredible Grand Openings, Free Museum Day, Mobile Fashion Week Culmination and much more are all happening on September 26!

You don’t have to just take our word on it.  Take a look for yourself!

CHOCOLATE! THE EXHIBITION GRAND OPENING

Chocolate! The Exhibition explores the rich natural and cultural history of one of the world’s favorite treats, tracing chocolate from its origin in the rainforest to its status as a global economic commodity.  It’s a unique and educational exhibition that is sure to be a “sweet treat” for young and old alike.

GULFQUEST NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM GRAND OPENING

The world’s only maritime museum dedicated to the historical, cultural and economic significance of the Gulf of Mexico opens in Mobile in September 2015. Located on the Mobile River, this hands-on museum is one of the only interactive maritime museums in the United States.

With 90 exhibits, a museum store, a museum café and event space, GulfQuest is a 120,000 square foot museum designed to look as if it were a ship headed into Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE’S MUSEUM DAY

Four museums in Mobile will open their doors for free of charge on September 26 ONLY. Participating local museums are the Conde-Charlotte House, The Estuarium at Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Mobile Museum of Art and the USS Alabama Battleship.

MOBILE FASHION WEEK

Technically, Mobile Fashion Week started Monday but the final show is Saturday! You won’t want to this miss the 2015 Grand Finale that will leave you mesmerized!

MOBILE SYMPHONY PRESENTS UNDER THE ROMAN SKY

Internationally renowned guitarist Pablo Sainz Villegas makes a triumphant return to Mobile!

MOBILE SPORTS AUTHORITY 5K FUN RUN/WALK

Enter one of the best races of the year or come out and join the fun as spectators! Downtown Mobile is always the place to be on a Saturday!

USA JAGUARS FOOTBALL

Come on out to Ladd Peebles Stadium to watch the South Alabama Jaguars take on North Carolina state!

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Spend Labor Day in Mobile

USS Battleship

From football to music and great shows to yoga — that’s right, we said yoga– Mobile has a long list of fun things to do for Labor Day weekend! Here’s a breakdown of our list of top things to do while visiting this holiday. Whether you want to dance all night or wake up early to watch the sun rise, Mobile has it all.

EVENTS

Museums, nature, sports, and more. This weekend you can find what ever you are looking for.

WBA 5K on the Bay

Sept 5, Battleship Parkway @ 7:30 AM

The Womens Bay Alliance will be hosting a 5k run along the beach between Mobile and Spanish Fort. Lace up your tennis shoes and get ready for a beautiful sunrise over the bay. Registration will take place between 6:15-7:15 AM at the Battleship.

5k on the Bay Info and registration

Order of Inca Fishing Tournament

Sept 5, Dauphin Island Marina @ 6 AM

Fishing for good times? The Order of Inca Fishing Tournament is a great chance to enjoy the beautiful weather and experience the beautiful Bay from the water itself.

Purchase your tickets here

Kula Yoga

Sept 5th, Mobile Museum of Art @ 9:30 AM

“Kula is the sanksrit word for community.” Kula yoga uses unique spots in the local community for their classes. Each class lasts 60-70 minutes and it’s only $10/class.

Find out more about Kula Yoga here

South Alabama Jaguars V. Gardner Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs

September 5th, Ladd-Peebles Stadium @ 5 PM

Experience tailgating at its finest in Mobile as the Jaguars open their season against the Runnin’ Bulldogs. Make sure to wear your red, white, and blue!

Purchase your USA v. Gardner-Webb Tickets here

MUSIC

Kickback and relax and listen to some of the greatest music in the South. Mobile has always had a rich culture centered around southern rock and smooth jazz, so its no wonder there’s always a show going on downtown.

Felix’s

Sept 4th- Blind Dog Mike @ 6:30 PM

Sept 5th- Soulshine @ 6:30 PM

Blue Gill

Sept 4th- Chastang and the Long Road Home @ 6 PM

Sept 5th- Jeff and Jenna @ 6 PM

Sept 6th- Dale Drinkard Jr @ 11 am

The Tip Tops @ 6 pm

The Attic at the Blind Mule

Sept 4th- J.W. Teller @ 8 PM

Alchemy Tavern

Sept 4th- Bantam Foxes/ Red Right Hands @ 9 PM

Sept 5th- Club Invasion @ 9 PM

The Listening Room

Sept 5th- Kenny Brown @ 8 PM

SHOWS

Entertainment is not hard to find in Mobile. Check out some of the great shows going on this weekend. Between music– of course, comedy, and more, Labor Day is packed with a great line up.

Comedy Whatever with Comedian Dave Stone

Sept 5th, Blind Mule Restaurant and Bar @ 10 PM

Dave Stone, voice actor on the show Squidbillies and guest on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Last Comic Standing, will be making his 4th appearance here in Mobile for another hilarious show.

Check out the Facebook event here

“He’s ALive” Gospel Celebration

Sept , University of South Alabama @ 7 PM

Come enjoy gospel music and a tribute to the late Andrae Crouch.

Find out more about this event here

Sunday Sunset Concert

Sept 6th, Dauphin Island @ 4 PM

Come enjoy the sunset on the beach and listen to artists Jamall Richardson and the Gulf Coast Blues Bay. The perfect ending to a chill Labor Day weekend.

More information and other great events here

Soul Food Sundays

Sept 6th, ERA Restaurant and Lounge @ 6 PM

Anything could happen at this Open Mic variety show. Whether its singers, comedians, dancers, or more, you’re in for an eventful night at ERA.

Find out more about Soul Food Sundays here

There’s plenty to do this weekend in Mobile. The only problem now is finding a way to do it all!