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Six Things to Do in SoMo This Spring

Six Things to Do in SoMo This Spring

The spring season is almost here and South Mobile County has so much to offer, from cook-offs and bloom-outs to some South Mobile County-style auto racing. Along with enjoying the beautiful weather and views, here are some events you don’t want to miss:

  1. The Dauphin Island Heritage and Arts Council is planning to take people all of the way back to 1100 AD with authentic demonstrations of Native American arts and crafts at the Dauphin Island Native American Festival on Saturday March 30th.
  2. The Dauphin Island Veterans Association brings the heat with their annual chili cook-off on Saturday March 23rd at the Pelican Pub.
  3. The Mobile International Speedway is ready to teach you what it takes to be a race car driver at their driving experience event.
  4. Bellingrath Gardens and Home invites you to feel true nostalgia at their 26th Annual Camellia Classic Open Car Show.
  5. The Dauphin Island Sea Lab is excited to teach individuals the importance of conserving the precious and unique environment of Dauphin Island at Discovery Day 2019
  6. Last, don’t miss the beautiful views throughout South Mobile County this spring, you definitely can’t miss the explosion of color of more than 250,000 vibrant azaleas throughout Bellingrath’s Gardens and Home Azalea Bloom Out.
South Mobile County is already sprouting and we can’t wait for you to see our beauty in full bloom!
Plan a day of summertime fun for the family!

Plan a day of summertime fun for the family!

Visit Bellingrath Gardens and Home on Wednesday, June 13, for Kids Gulf Discovery Day, an opportunity for children of all ages to learn about the wildlife and ecology of the Gulf Coast. A wide variety of environmental organizations will be on hand for activities and demonstrations from 9 a.m. to noon. Children will get a…Continue Reading

The 14th Annual John L. Borom Alabama Coastal BirdFest: A Birding & Nature Festival

Next weekend, Oct. 4–7, is the 14th annual Alabama Coastal BirdFest! Birdfest is a birding and nature festival with lots of activities to participate in. This year, the festival has added a couple of new trips to their agenda, with opportunities to see birds, alligators, wildflowers, dolphins, and other wildlife—and to learn about their habitats. They…Continue Reading

Celebrate National Estuaries Day at Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Celebrate National Estuaries Day at Dauphin Island Sea Lab

The Dauphin Island Sea Lab will celebrate National Estuaries Day this Saturday, September 23, with half-price admission to the Estuarium, salt marsh excursions, and a variety of activities for all ages that will run from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The excursions are planned for 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Please remember to wear closed…Continue Reading