Best Bets, Mobile/Pensacola Weekend Events, 9/21-9/23

9/21- 9/23

LOCAL EVENTS:


ST. JUDE WALK/RUN TO END CHILDHOOD CANCER- Sat 7am (Registration); 8am (Opening ceremony); 8:30am (Walk/Run starts),  USS Alabama Battleship Park

Register, form a team, and invite your friends and family to join. Or, join an existing team. Then, be a fearless fundraiser for the kids of St. Jude. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for anything — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.  CLICK HERE    


USA JAGS FOOTBALL @ MEMPHIS  - Sat 7pm, Memphis, TN,  ESPN3, CLICK HERE  

Listen to Jags Football on  96.1 The Rocket, 99.5 The Jag, and iheartradio.com (keyword Jags) all season.


UWF ARGOS FOOTBALL @ MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE - Sat 7pm, Clinton, MS,  CLICK HERE    

ALABAMA vs TEXAS A&M - Sat 2:30pm, Tuscaloosa, CBS, CLICK HERE   

AUBURN vs ARKANSAS - Sat 6:30pm, Auburn, SEC Network, CLICK HERE   

FLORIDA @ TENNESSEESat 6 pm, Knoxville, CLICK HERE   

FLORIDA STATE vs NORTHERN ILLINOIS - Sat 2:30pm, Tallahassee, ESPNU, CLICK HERE   


GULF COAST CHALLENGE: SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY vs ALABAMA A&M-  Sat 4pm, Ladd Peebles Stadium, CLICK HERE    


MOBILE’S ULTIMATE HBCU FEST- Fri 7pm, Mobile Civic Center

Mobile’s Ultimate Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Fest will feature three great events in one evening – a Greek Step Show, Battle of the Bands Featuring Southern University and A&M College VS. Alabama A&M University, AND a concert from rapper Plies.  CLICK HERE    


CHRIS YOUNG with KANE BROWN & MORGAN EVANSThurs 7pm, Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

 

MELISSA ETHERIDGE- Fri 8pm, Hard Rock Live, Biloxi, CLICK HERE    


MICHAEL BOLTON- Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE    


BRIAN REGAN- Sat 8pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE    


THE HUB MUSIC FESTIVAL- Sat 10am-8pm, Bartram Park, downtown Pensacola

The 9th Annual "THE HUB Music Festival" is a large platform for all types of entertainment from Performing Arts, Country, Rock, Pop, Jazz, Funk, etc with bands from Pensacola and surrounding area.  CLICK HERE   


BALDWIN COUNTY FAIR- Wed/Thurs 5pm-11pm; Fri 5pm-1am; Sat 1pm-12 midnight, 19477 Fairground Rd, Robertsdale

The Fair celebrates 68 years of Ribbons and Rides, with carnival rides, livestock show, fair food and more.  CLICK HERE   


MOBILE POPS CONCERTThurs 7pm, Medal of Honor Park

Free concert;  Bring lawn chair or blanket to sit on, and picnic/snacks to enjoy while you enjoy the music. 

Also Monday 7pm, Mary G Montgomery High School, sponsored by City of Semmes; free and open to the public.  CLICK HERE   


BLUES ON THE BAY: THE MODERN ELDORADOSSun 6pm-8pm, Pensacola Community Maritime Park

Enjoy a cool breeze off the bay while dancing and listening to some of the region's best musical talent. Concerts are free and open to the public. Pack your coolers and bring your lawn chairs.  CLICK HERE  


GALLERY NIGHT PENSACOLA- Fri 5pm-9pm, downtown Pensacola

Come Celebrate the fun of Gallery Night with a Tailgating theme, Local and Regional Artists and the Start of College Football. Wear your favorite team jersey in support of Pigskin & Paint Gallery Night.  CLICK HERE   


MOBILE FASHION WEEKSat 6pm, The Fort of Colonial Mobile

Mobile Fashion Week was born from the idea of "Fashion with a cause," bringing every facet of the fashion industry together to support a local charity. From models to designers, makeup artists to hairstylists, bringing them all together to support Camp Rap-A-Hope camp for kids with cancer. CLICK HERE   


THE THROWDOWNThurs 6pm, 23 EAST (Brookley Field), Mobile

Five local artists will compete to create works of art in just 90 minutes. All pieces are auctioned off and the piece with the highest bid is declared the winner.  Proceeds support community arts grants and the Mobile Arts Council’s mission to strengthen, support, and sustain the local arts and cultural community. CLICK HERE   


SOUTHERN GOTHIC - A PERFORMANCE OF TWO ONE-ACT PLAYS:  Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Mobile Theatre Guild

"DESIRE, DESIRE, DESIRE"-Another Tennessee Williams parody, from the author of “For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls”. Blanche DuBois, her nerves shot, is stuck in a house with a slobby Stanley Kowalski, who keeps yelling "Stella!"

 "PAPER THIN" - Lucrece and Gerald have had a good marriage, in Lucrece's opinion. Late in life, they had one son, as they'd planned, and now, after watching Gerald recover from heart surgery, Lucrece has reminded Gerald of another thing they'd planned on: Getting a divorce.  CLICK HERE    


INTO THE WOODS- Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 3pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

The Sondheim favorite about what happens AFTER "happily ever after". Cinderella, Rapunzel, Red Riding Hood, Jack and the beans, Prince Charming, and a wicked and beautiful witch. "Careful the things you say, children will listen... "  CLICK HERE    


ANIMATION ACADEMY- Sat Sept 22nd- Jan 1, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile

The Animation Academy explores the unique world of animation, from traditional hand-drawn cels to exciting breakthroughs in stop-motion and CGI. Visitors can create their own stop-motion animated short, learn about the art of storyboarding, go behind the scenes with artists and animators, and enjoy America’s largest 3D zoetrope.  CLICK HERE


WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S: MOBILE BAY AREA- Sun 1:30pm (registration); 3pm (ceremony), 3:15pm (walk), USS Alabama Battleship

Take the first step to a world without Alzheimer's.  The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.  CLICK HERE       


PENSACOLA OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALK- Sat 8:15 (registration); 9:00 (Walk), Gulfside Pavilion, Pensacola Beach

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow AFSP to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.  CLICK HERE   


FALL IN LOVE MEGA ADOPTION EVENTSat 10am-4pm, Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds

 Over 20 rescue organizations are bringing wonderful pets all looking for furever homes: cats, kittens, dogs, puppies, pigs, horses! There's something for everyone!  CLICK HERE    


MOVIES:


LIFE ITSELF (R)As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.  Stars Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Annette Bening


THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS (PG)A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.  Stars Cate Blanchett, Jack Black, Lorenza Izzo


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