Best Bets, Gulf Coast Weekend Events 9/20-9/22



USA JAGUARS @ UAB - Sat 2:30pm, Birmingham, NFL Network, CLICK HERE

Listen to Jags football all season on 96.1 The Rocket, 99.5 The Jag, and on the free iHeartRadio app.  

Stop by the iHeart tent at Fan Fest before any of the Jags home games this season and register to be a Fan of the Game! You could win a road trip to the 2020 Jags/Florida Gators game in GainesvilleCLICK HERE


AUBURN @ TEXAS A&M - Sat 2:30pm, College Station TX, CBS, CLICK HERE


FLORIDA vs TENNESSEE - Sat 11am, Gainesville, ESPN, CLICK HERE

UWF vs VIRGINIA-LYNCHBURG- Sat 6pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium, Pensacola, CLICK HERE   

32nd Annual COASTAL CLEANUP- Sat 8am-12 noon, various locations 

Team up to get the Trash Out of the Splash! Residents, visitors,businesses, andgroups areorganizingto pick up trash and recycle near

one of over 30 coastalzonelocations, including 5 Rivers, MayDay Park in Daphne, Bon Secour, Gulf Shores Public Beach, Fairhope, Flora-Bama. CLICK HERE


Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday.

In Mobile, USS Alabama Battleship Park, Mobile Museum of Art, Eastern Shore Art Center, Conde Charlotte Museum, The Estuarium at Dauphin Island Sea Lab. CLICK HERE 

In Pensacola, T.T. Wentworth Jr Florida State Museum, Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola Lighthouse and Maritime Museum, CLICK HERE   

BALDWIN COUNTY FAIR- Tues - Sat, Baldwin County Coliseum & Fairground, Robertsdale

This year’s theme is “From Farm to Fair.” Enjoy livestock shows, exhibits, midway, and a rodeo show Friday and Saturday nights. CLICK HERE

OWA FALL FESTIVAL- Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, Sept 21-Nov 3, OWA Amusement Park, Foley

Enjoy fall-themed activities including corn mazes (Haunted Corn Maze and a Family Friendly Corn Maze), pony rides, artisan booths, authentic Tribal demonstrations, free weekly concerts and more! CLICK HERE

MOBILE SYMPHONIC POPS FALL CONCERT- Thurs 7pm, Medal of Honor Park, Mobile

Free concert! This concert features a variety of music genres, so there is something to please everyone. Bring a picnic or snack, and your own chair or blanket to sit on for this outdoor concert.  CLICK HERE   

FOOD & FOLLY- Thurs 6:30pm-9:30pm, Fort Whiting Armory, Mobile

Enjoy carnival music by the Excelsior Band, a wine grab, silent auction, wine tasting and sample some of your favorite local cuisine. Proceeds benefit United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile. CLICK HERE  

GALLERY NIGHT: PIGSKIN & PAINT- Fri 5pm-11pm, downtown Pensacola

Take to the streets of Downtown Pensacola to enjoy sports-themed specials, special visitors like UWF Alumni University of West Florida Argonauts, sports-themed local art, and more! CLICK HERE

THE THROWDOWN- Fri 6pm-9pm, USS Alabama Battleship Park Pavilion, Mobile

The Throwdown consists of a live art competition between five of Mobile’s finest local artists, along with live music, food and drink. The artists will have 90 minutes to create an original piece of art, which will be auctioned off at the end of the evening. The artist with the highest bid wins the title of 2019 Throwdown champion.  CLICK HERE    

FAVOR HOUSE 40-40-40 CAMPAIGN KICKOFF with JESS MEUSE- Fri 5pm-7pm, The Palafox House, downtown Pensacola

FavorHouse, a certified domestic violence center for Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, aims to raise $40,000 in 40 days for the commencement of their 40th Anniversary. Special guest entertainer, Jess Meuse of American Idol and The Voice will be performing an acoustic show. CLICK HERE

GRAND FUNK RAILROAD- Sat 8pm, Hard Rock Live Biloxi, CLICK HERE

AMY GRANT- Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE 


-Thurs 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE

-Fri 7:30pm, Beau Rivage Theatre, Biloxi, CLICK HERE


WHITEY MORGAN & THE 78’S- Fri 8pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE

ALL THAT REMAINS and LACUNA COIL- Sat 5:50pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE

OLE! THE MUSIC OF SPAIN & CUBA- Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2:30pm; Mobile Civic Center Theater ****LOCATION CHANGE; MOVED FROM SAENGER****

The Mobile Symphony opens its 2019-2020 season with sizzling Latin heat in a program filled with beloved tributes to the music of Spain and Cuba. CLICK HERE

AN EVENING OF THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW- Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm, Joe Jefferson Playhouse

A two-night-only event with skits from the beloved Carol Burnett Show. CLICK HERE

FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS- Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 3pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

Five very different bridesmaids find themselves hiding together in an upstairs bedroom, hoping to escape the wedding reception of a bride that -- they soon realize -- none of them really like! CLICK HERE   

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (1981)- Sat 7pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler's Nazis can obtain its awesome powers. Stars Harrison Ford, Karen Allen; directed by Steven Spielberg. CLICK HERE

MOVIES IN THE PARK: POKEMON- DETECTIVE PIKACHU- Fri at dusk, James Seals Park, 540 Texas St, Mobile

Free movie! Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Movies begin at dusk. Sponsored by Mobile Parks and Recreation. CLICK HERE

HILL-KELLY MOVIES IN THE PARK: A DOG’S WAY HOME- Fri 7:50pm, Community Maritime Park Pensacola

Bring your blankets and chairs, then spread out on the lawn to watch a FREE family-friendly movie underneath the stars. Movies begin at sunset and free event parking begins at 6 p.m.  CLICK HERE


DOWNTON ABBEY (PG) - The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century. Stars Michelle Dockery, Matthew Goode, Tuppence Middleton

RAMBO: LAST BLOOD (R) - Rambo must confront his past and unearth his ruthless combat skills to exact revenge in a final mission. Stars Sylvester Stallone, Paz Vega, Yvette Monreal 

AD ASTRA (PG13)- Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe. Stars Brad Pitt, Liv Tyler

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