The Grand Bay Watermelon Festival has been a July 4th subculture due to the fact that 1973. Sample all-you-can-eat slices of ice-cold, locally grown watermelons and enjoy arts and crafts, stay music and youngsters’ sports at this two-day, family-pleasant occasion.
Grand Bay Watermelon Festival, July three from three to 7 p.M. (preview; no admission rate) and July four from eight a.M. To four p.M., Grand Bay Odd Fellows Festival Park at the crease of Taylor Harper Boulevard off U.S. 90, Grand Bay, $five in keeping with automobile,
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Michelle Matthews shows in and around Mobile. Here are only a few options:
July 4th Celebration and Fireworks Show, July four beginning at 5 p.M. (Mobile Pops concert at 6 p.M., fireworks at 9 p.M.), Cooper Riverside Park (parking also available at USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park), $5 coins in line with vehicle,
Mobile BayBears Fireworks, July 4 following the BayBears game against the Mississippi Braves at 7:05 p.M., Hank Aaron Stadium, 755 Bolling Bros. Blvd., $7.50 and up, www.Mobilebaybears.Com, (251) 479-2327.
Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks, July 4 at 7 p.M. (1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley Pops Band at 7 p.M., fireworks at 9 p.M.), Henry George Park and Fairhope Municipal Pier in Fairhope, unfastened,
Daphne’s Fourth of July Celebration, July four at five p.M., Al Trione Sports Complex, 8271 Whispering Pines Road, Daphne, unfastened, www.Facebook.Com/occasions/464042587267051/ or (251) 621-3703.
Town of Dauphin Island Fireworks, July four at 9 p.M., public seaside by using
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NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
Mobile Museum of Art hosts a monthly Night Market, showcasing makers, artists, artisans, and craftsmen who create locally sourced, handmade items. This month’s event will consist of foods and drinks from the Crepe Crusaders meals truck and the DJ stylings of Neil Byrne, additionally called Hot Lobster, in addition to a performance through singer/guitarist Melissa Robertson.
Night Market, July 6 from 5 to eight p.M., Mobile Museum of Art, 4850
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Michelle Matthews mood for a few stay music? This is an exceptional week to trap some fantastic acts at neighborhood establishments. Performers include “Gulf Coast Blues Boy” Jamel Richardson, known for his B.B. King-rescue facial expressions, Jimi Hendrix-fashion guitar hints and sturdy, soulful voice; Ashley Fuller, previously of The Sweater Puppets and Capsized, a Panama City, Fla., local who takes a regional method to songwriting and performs flute, accordion and tin whistle with numerous bands; and Infant Richard and the Delta Stones, described as “2 Live Crew meets Phish, playing with Nashville’s BRONZi Blonde on their “Get the Funk Down” tour.
An Intimate Evening with Jamel Richardson, July 6 at eight p.M., The Listening Room, 78 St. Francis St., $20, (251) 367-4599
Ashley Fuller Live, July 7 at 7 p.M., Manci’s Antique Club, 1715 Main St., Daphne,
Infant Richard and the Delta Stones, BRONZi Blonde: Funk It Up!, July 8 at 9 p.M., The Blind Mule Restaurant, and Bar, fifty-seven N. Claiborne St., $5,