Best Bets, Mobile/Pensacola Weekend Events 11/9-11/12

11/9- 11/11

LOCAL EVENTS:


DAPHNE VETERANS DAY PROGRAM- Fri 9:30am, Daphne High School Auditorium

Special guest speakers and entertainment will help mark the 100th year of the ending of WWI. CLICK HERE   


FAIRHOPE VETERANS DAY PARADE- Sat 10am, Fairhope Civic Center, CLICK HERE    


NAS PENSACOLA VETERANS DAY CEREMONY- Sun 11am, Aviation Memorial Chapel, NAS Pensacola


NAVARRE VETERANS DAY CEREMONY- Sun 10:30 (Jr ROTC March to Navarre Park;  11:00 Ceremony,  Navarre Park (CLICK HERE)    


PENSACOLA VETERANS DAY PARADE- Mon 9am, downtown Pensacola, CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA VETERANS DAY CEREMONY- Mon 11am, Veterans Memorial Park and Wall South, Pensacola, CLICK HERE    


MILTON VETERANS DAY PARADE - Mon 9:30am, from Milton High School to Veterans Memorial Plaza (Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 at the Plaza)  CLICK HERE   


MOBILE VETERANS DAY PARADE- Mon 10 am, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE    


MOBILE VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION & PARADE OF FLAGS- Mon 3pm, USS Alabama Battleship Park

Battleship Memorial Park and the 4th graders from Mobile and Baldwin county celebrate Veterans Day and our veterans. Enjoy patrioric music, guest speaker Distinguished Young Woman of America 2018, and more. CLICK HERE 

   

UCP CHRISTMAS NIGHTS OF LIGHTS 5K AND FUN RUN- Thurs 6:15 pm (5K); 7pm (Fun Run); Hank Aaron Stadium  (Parking at Regal Theater; free trolley rides to the Hank starting at 4:30pm)

This offers runners the unique opportunity to see the magic of the Christmas lights from an entirely different perspective… walking or running, instead of a drive-thru.  Santa will be there, along with Mix 99.9’s Mixen. All proceeds benefit the programs and services provided by United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile.  CLICK HERE   


CHRISTMAS NIGHTS OF LIGHTS- Nightly 5:30pm-10pm, Fri Nov 9 through Tues Jan 1st, Hank Aaron Stadium

This drive-thru Christmas light show features thousands of LED lights, synchronized to music playing through your car radio.  NEW THIS YEAR-- a 25-foot singing Santa!  Plus, Monday-Wednesday, enjoy more rockin’ Christmas music; Thursday-Sunday, the show features more traditional Christmas classics.  Rain or shine.  CLICK HERE    


WORLD FOOD CHAMPIONSHIPS-Wed-Sun 10am-8pm, The Wharf, Orange Beach 

More than 500 teams, 70+ media outlets and thousands of foodies and judges from over 40 states will take part in the world's largest food competition at The Wharf. The attraction? Food TV up close and personal, not to mention fantastic food.  CLICK HERE    


BAY AREA BRUNCH FEST - Sat 10am-2pm, Bienville Square

Enjoy a day of great brunch foods, live jazz music, Bloody Mary's & Mimosas, to benefit Lifelines Counseling Services and its many programs. Local restaurants will be cooking some delicious brunch food items for you to taste. This is a 21 and up event.  CLICK HERE   

    

USA JAGS FOOTBALL vs ULMSat 4 pm, Ladd Peebles Stadium, ESPN+, CLICK HERE   

FanFest: Begins at 1 pm; live music and free food samples from vendors. 

Gates: Open two hours prior to kickoff.

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


UWF ARGOS FOOTBALL @ WEST ALABAMA -  Sat 2 pm, Livingston AL,  CLICK HERE    

ALABAMA vs MISSISSIPPI STATE- Sat 2:30pm, Tuscaloosa, CBS, CLICK HERE  

AUBURN @ GEORGIA - Sat , Athens GA,  CLICK HERE   

FLORIDA vs SOUTH CAROLINA - Sat ,  Gainesville, CLICK HERE    

FLORIDA  STATE @ NOTRE DAME  - Sat 6:30pm, Notre Dame IN, CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS HOCKEY vs HUNTSVILLE HAVOCSat 7:05pm, Pensacola Bay Center, CLICK HERE   


USA JAGS BASKETBALL vs HUNTINGDON- Sun 4pm, USA Mitchell Center, USA campus, CLICK HERE   


FAIRHOPE FILM FESTIVAL- Thurs-Sun, 5 different venues in Fairhope

The Fairhope Film Festival is a film lover’s film festival held each year on the second weekend in November, offering participants the opportunity to see world-class award winning films in a unique, picturesque location over a four-day period.  Directors, actors and screenwriters will participate in the screenings both in person and via live electronic transmission. CLICK HERE   


FRANK BROWN INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITERS FESTIVALNov 8th- 18th, various venues along the Florida/Alabama coast

The 34th annual Festival will feature more than 200 nationally acclaimed songwriters in over two dozen venues from Downtown Pensacola and Perdido Key, Florida, into Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, Bon Secour and Silverhill.  The festival is an opportunity for seasoned and aspiring songwriters and musicians from all over the world to have their songs heard, and for the public to learn the stories behind the lyrics. CLICK HERE


LODA ARTWALK- Fri 6pm-9pm, Lower Dauphin Arts District, downtown Mobile

Local art galleries, institutions, studios and unique shops open their doors for the public to come inside to view beautiful artwork, sample delicious foods, and hear the music of Mobile.  CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA EGGFEST- Sun 12noon-3pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium

Pensacola EggFest is a celebration of the culinary art of grilling, smoking and baking on the world famous Big Green Egg. With special guests, BBQ legend Big Moe Cason and Sean Dietrich. CLICK HERE   

 

****CANCELED DUE TO ILLNESS *****DENNIS DEYOUNG- Sat 8pm, Hard Rock Live, Biloxi, CLICK HERE    


WILLIE NELSON & FAMILY- Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE 


JEFFERSON STARSHIPSat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

   

DEVIN THE DUDE- Thurs 9pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE    


JENNIFER HARTSWICK & NICK CASSARINO DUOFri 8pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE 


BILLY STRINGS- Sun 8:30pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE        


THE BAND OF HEATHENS- Sun 7pm, The Steeple, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA CIVIC BAND presents ON AIR WITH DOC SEVERINSEN- Sat 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, downtown Pensacola, CLICK HERE   


CHRISTMAS CITY USAFri 10am-4pm;  Sat 9am-5:30pm;  Sun 10am-4pm, Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi

The 34th annual Christmas Gift Show is one-stop shopping for all your holiday gifts, with over 300 vendor booths featuring home decor, jewelry and accessories, scrapbook supplies, handmade heirlooms, fashions for children and adults, framed art, fragrances and so much more!  Plus music, food and Santa’s Village with non-stop activities for children.  CLICK HERE     


DESIRE, DESIRE, DESIRE/ FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLSFri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 3pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

Pensacola Little Theatre's Foo-Foo Festival entry this year is a night of hilarious one-acts by Christopher Durang, a set of Tennessee Williams parodies.  CLICK HERE


THE WRIGHT BROTHERS – THOSE DARING YOUNG MEN AND THEIR FLYING MACHINE!Fri 6:30pm; Sat 1pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

This musical biography geared toward young audiences follows the story of Wilbur and Orville Wright – America’s pioneers of aviation.  CLICK HERE  

Thunder beach Hurricane Michael Relief-Fri, November 9-Sun, November 11

For the “displaced” Thunder Beach 2018 Autumn Rally, in gorgeous Pensacola Beach.  We will have vendors, custom bike show, scenic rides and concerts. CLICK HERE

    

 

MOVIES:


THE GRINCH (PG)- A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville. Featuring the voices of  Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Angela Lansbury


THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB: A NEW DRAGON TATTOO STORY (R)Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.   Starring  Claire Foy, Sylvia Hoeks, Lakeith Stanfield 


OVERLORD (R) -The story of two American soldiers behind enemy lines on D Day.  Stars  Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier

 

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