Here’s some cool things going on around the Port City, thanks to the folks at The Mobile Rundown
MARDI GRAS PARADES THIS WEEK:
Friday, February 15
6:30 p.m. – Conde Cavaliers (Mobile, Route A)
Saturday, February 16
2 p.m.- Bayport Parading Society, Mystic DJ Riders (Mobile, Route A)
2 p.m. – Order of the Rolling River (DIP)
6:30 p.m.-Pharaohs, Order of Hebe, Conde Explorers (Mobile- A)
2/15 – 2/17: A Midsummer Night’s Dream:
Friday – Sunday, The Playhouse in the Park.Admission: $16 Adults | $14 Students and Seniors.Ages: All. Join Playhouse in the Park, Mobile’s premier youth theater, for William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with performances on February 15, 16, and 17, 2019.
This enchanting performance is masterfully brought to life as magic, mystery, and love intertwine with the characters’ hidden agendas and the fairies’ trickery and mischief. A delightful show for
students and adults alike!
2/16: Mobile King Cake-off:
Saturday – 11 am – 2:30 pm, Azalea Manor. Admission: $15 In Advance
| $20 At The Door | Free for Children 12 and Under. Ages: All.
Who has the best King Cake in Mobile? You be the judge! Get your taste buds
ready for a day of traditional and non-traditional King Cake tastings, specialty cocktails, and food truck grub. This family-friendly event will have something for everyone: food, drinks, kids activities, live music, and a grand finale Secondliners walk to the 2:30 parade! Children 12 and under get in free. A cash bar will be available during the event.
A portion of event proceeds will go to benefit Fuse Project, a local organization that invests in initiatives promoting the health, fitness, education, and social values of the youth in our area.
NOW – 3/4: Floats and Food Mardi Gras Tour:
Downtown Mobile.Admission: $65 and up. Ages: All.
Experience Mardi Gras like never before in the city that started it all, Mobile, AL!
On this one-of-a-kind tour, we will celebrate Mobile’s Mardi Gras history as we explore the stories behind the Carnival tradition in Mobile. Guests will enjoy award-winning Gulf Coast cuisine plus a private balcony on the parade route at the historic Hallet-Irby House
during a Mardi Gras parade!
1/28- ONGOING GENGHIS KHAN: THE GREAT CIVILIZER –
Sat Jan 26- Sun April 28, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile.
Discover the man behind the legend in the blockbuster exhibition experienced by over a million people around the world. Through artifacts, performers, artwork, and other historically significant items, discover the eye-opening story of the world’s most well-known conqueror, civilizer and innovator.
1/14- Ongoing: PERDIDO QUEEN: MOBILE DINNER CRUISES –
Wednesdays and Saturdays, Mobile Convention Center dock.
Mobile’s own paddlewheel, the Perdido Queen, offers entertaining dinner and happy hour cruises from Downtown Mobile. This new attraction will provide a unique way to see and enjoy Mobile’s scenic waterways.