Top 10 Things to Do in September

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

Melody Duncan will perform live at On the Rise on Sept. 5 at The Steeple // Photo by Matthew Coughlin

Sept 4 – 8: Gulf Coast Classic Dog Show

The Grounds • 1035 Cody Rd N
More than 1,000 dogs and their owners will get the chance to strut their stuff in the show ring. Parking and admission are free.

Sept 5: On the Rise – A Concert of Musicians to Watch

The Steeple • 251 St. Francis St.
7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Celebrate the launch of MB’s September arts issue with an unforgettable concert featuring budding Bay area musicians. Don’t miss performances from Symone French, Laurie Anne Armour, Melody Duncan, Wendell Kimbrough and Yeah Probably. The night will close with a set from The Marlow Boys! Tickets are $20.

Sept 8: Weddings to Brag About

Azalea Manor • 751 Dauphin St.
Noon – 4:30 p.m. Calling all brides-to-be! Don’t miss one of the South’s longest running bridal shows. One lucky couple will win a free wedding, reception and honeymoon! Tickets: $10

Sept 12: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Government Plaza • 205 Government St.
5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. This “must do” event, benefiting the Ronald McDonald House of Mobile, is an evening for ladies 21 years of age and older and features heavy hors d’oeuvres from local area chefs and restaurants, drinks and an unforgettable evening of manicures, makeovers, shopping, entertainment and more. Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door.

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Sept. 13: Black Jacket Symphony presents “Hotel California”

Saenger Theatre • 6 S Joachim St.
7 p.m., doors open; 8 p.m. show.
The Black Jacket Symphony presents the best of The Eagles. Tickets: $30 – $35

Sept. 20: Flocks on the Rocks

Downtown Mobile
7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of downtown Mobile aboard the Gulf Coast Ducks and get a craft cocktail at three different stops, including Post, Wet Willie’s and The Royal Street Tavern. Tickets: $55

Sept 28: GO Run 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

Mitchell Center Lawn/Moulton Tower • University of South Alabama
6:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. Lace up for this run benefiting gynecological cancer research at USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute. Entry fee: $10 for youth, $25 for adults

Sept 28: Delta Dash

Live Oak Landing • Stockton
9 a.m., competitive heat; 10 a.m. non-competitive heat. Experience the Delta like never before during this strength and endurance 5K obstacle course. Individual registration is $55, and proceeds will benefit the Young Professionals of the North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce.

Sept 28 – 29: Jubilee Festival of Arts

Olde Towne Daphne
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Live entertainment, festival food, chef demonstrations, arts and crafts booths, and kids activities make this Eastern Shore festival fun for the whole family. Admission is free.

Sept. 29: Vintage Affair

Cotton Hall • 911 Dauphin St.
4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Fight cancer at the 25th annual gala, a one-of-a-kind evening featuring food by Clifton Morrissette, entertainment by Cooper Trent and the Court of Trent, featured painting by artist Margi McCall, local art work, a spectacular auction and more. Tickets: $150.

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