Saturday, September 11 marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11. If you’re located in the mobile area, here are some ways you can honor this important date.
1. Roll’n Smoke (Car Show & BBQ Cook-off)
Hosted by the Southwest Mobile County Chamber of Commerce, Roll’n Smoke pays tribute to 9/11 with a memorial service, car show, and barbecue contest.
Interested in showing off your car or cooking skills? Sign up by Wednesday, September 8th.
- When: Saturday, September 11th | 9AM-2PM
- Where: Tillman’s Corner Community Center, 5055 Carol Plantation Rd. Mobile, AL 36619
- Price: $10
2. Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K
The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K begins at Battleship Memorial Park. Following their mantra, “While we have time, LET US DO GOOD,” everyone who attends is given the opportunity to fundraise to support military members and first responders.
You can also sign up as a volunteer.
- When: Saturday, September 11th | Opening Ceremonies — 7:30AM; Race — 8AM-Noon
- Where: Battleship Memorial Park, 2703 Battleship Parkway Mobile, AL 36602
3. 20th Anniversary Commemoration Service of 9/11
If races aren’t your thing, you can still find a way to honor those fallen 20 years ago at USS Alabama Memorial Park. Here you’ll find a 20th-anniversary commemoration service at the Fallen Hero 9/11 Memorial, with guest speaker, Major Brad Israel.
- When: Saturday, September 11th | 9:30AM
- Where: Fallen Hero 9/11 Memorial at Battleship Memorial Park, 2703 Battleship Parkway Mobile, AL 36602