Cruisin' the Coast: Weekend of September 15, 2016

Shaking up the traditional silent auction, ART Works: The Throw Down 5 is a one of a kind/silent auction loud party like no other. It's this evening from 6-9 PM at the Alabama Contemporary Art Center.

It's this evening from 6-9 PM at the Alabama Contemporary Art Center.

Inspired by TV's most-loved competition shows Iron Chef, the Mobile Arts Council drafted five artists to a battle of creativity. While watching and bidding, party goers can dance to the spins of local D.J. Hot Lobster, fantastic food, and of course MAC's signature cocktail: "The Red Rooster".

The 10th annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile is this evening at the Daphne Civic Center.

Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Atmore presents this must-do event for the ladies this evening at the Daphne Civic Center. Indulge in heavy hors d'oeuvres from local chefs and restaurants, McTini's, plus manicures, make-overs, and shopping! Each year, a limited number of purses are available which always creates a 'shopping frenzy!'

This Friday Bell Biv Devoe, Erkah Badu, 69 Boyz, and 95 South will not disappoint as they perform at the Mobile Civic Center Friday. It's all part of the 2016 Gulf Coast Music Fest.

Then Saturday, make Alabama beautiful by participating in the 29th Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup from 8 until noon.

More than 80 thousand volunteers have removed more than a million pounds of trash from our valued coastline and waterways. Come prepared with sunscreen, hat, gloves, shoes and lots of water. It gets HOT!

Grab your wig and join Melange Dance Company this evening at 6:00 for Pigs and Wigs! Music, food, a raffle, silent auction items, and lots of beautiful ballerina will entertain at the event held at the Pascagoula Country Club. Tickets are $25 and are available at the door. It benefits Melange Dance Company which has put on the Nutcracker Ballet in Jackson County for more than 35 years. (Wigs are optional but are lots of fun!)

In Mississippi…It's all about that honkytonkbadonkadonk. Trace Adkins takes to the stage at the IP Casino Resort and Spa Friday at 8PM.

The Grand Funk Railroad plays Saturday at 8 PM at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.