Top 10 Things to Do in January

Mark your calendars with this month's top local events you won't want to miss.

January 1 through 5: Christmas at Conde-Charlotte Museum House

Conde-Charlotte Museum House, 104 Theatre Street
11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Enjoy the beauty of the season at the oldest historic house museum in Mobile. The decor of Christmas celebrated long ago reflects Mobile’s holiday history under the five flags of nations that governed the Port City: France, England, Spain, the Confederacy and the United States.

January 4: Exhibit: Alabama Bicentennial Murals

Eastern Shore Art Center, 401 Oak Street, Fairhope
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mosher has created nine murals for the Bicentennial, two of which will be displayed for the very first time in this exhibit, depicting seminal moments in the colorful history of Alabama since it achieved statehood in 1819. The original works, ‘Battle of Fort Mims’ and ‘Tribute to the Merchant Marine’ are being unveiled for public viewing at this exhibit. A number of other murals depicting events in the state’s history will also be on display. Free admission.

January 12 & 13: Mobile Symphony Presents Brahms’ Violin Concerto

Saenger Theater, 6 S Joachim Street
7:30 p.m. Sa. / 2:30 p.m. Su. One of the greatest violin concertos of all time and a fitting showpiece for our masterful soloist. Tickets start at $15.

January 13: Winter Jam 2019

Mitchell Center, 5950 Old Shell Road
6:00 p.m. The tour will feature Danny Gokey, Mandisa, Rend Collective, Ledger, Newsong, Hollyn and more! $15 donation.

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January 18: 11th Annual Port City Secondliners Masquerade Ball

The Grounds,1035 Cody Road North
7 p.m. – 3 a.m. Dress Code: Women: cocktail dresses; men: suits with tie. Tickets $70.

January 19: Traxxas Monster Truck Destruction Tour

Mobile Civic Center Arena, 401 Civic Center Drive
7:40 p.m. The Traxxas Monster Truck Destruction Tour is a destination for monster truck fans, and the entertainment value will continue to grow to new heights. Drivers step out of their full-size trucks to compete and showcase the freestyle capabilities of Traxxas radio control monster trucks at events, adding an exciting new dimension to the freestyle motocross demonstrations and high-horsepower monster truck exhilaration.

January 20 – 21: Italian Cheese & Wine Event

The Cheese Cottage, 650 St. Louis Street
2 p.m. Su. / 6 p.m. Mo. Join us for an Italian delight – specifically paired cheese with some decadent Italian Wines. This educational event will feature specially selected Italian cheeses and wines from the same region. Listen to our experts describe the ins and outs of perfect pairing while you try various combinations you had not experienced before. Advanced tickets required.

January 25: Coca Cola Meet the Senior Bowl Players 

Mobile Convention Center, One South Water Street
3:30 – 6 p.m. Fans get to interact, get an autograph and snap a picture with their favorite player. The event is divided into two sessions, the first from 3:30 – 4:45 and the second from 4:45 – 6:00. More information on the two sessions, including when specific players will be attending the event, will be available at on the Thursday before the Meet the Players event.

January 26: Murder Mystery Party

Mid-Towne Works, 1850 Airport Boulevard
6:45 – 10 p.m. Demented heiress, Genesse Glasco, is hosting the ultimate retro gala with hand-selected guests from the past that includes celebrities, infamous villains and legends. You are one of those icons, so who will you be? Buy your ticket, plan your costume and show up ready to solve the murder! Refreshments provided. Tickets start at $60.

January 26: Reese’s Senior Bowl

Ladd-Peebles Stadium,1621 Virginia Street
1:30 p.m. The Senior Bowl is the nation’s most unique football game and football’s premier senior showcase event. It annually features the country’s best senior collegiate football players and top NFL draft prospects on teams representing the North and South that are coached by the entire coaching staffs of two National Football League teams. Tickets start at $30.

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