Best Bets, Gulf Coast Weekend Events 9/27-9/29

LOCAL EVENTS:

COLLEGE FOOTBALL:

USA JAGUARS @ ULM - Sat 6:00pm, Monroe LA, ESPN+, 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 Gainesville! CLICK HERE

ALABAMA vs OLE MISS- Sat 2:30pm, Tuscaloosa, CBS, CLICK HERE

AUBURN vs MISSISSIPPI STATE - Sat 6:00pm, Auburn, ESPN, CLICK HERE

FLORIDA STATE vs NC STATE - Sat 6:30pm, Tallahassee, ACC Network, CLICK HERE

FLORIDA vs TOWSON - Sat 3:00pm, Gainesville, SEC Network, CLICK HERE

UWF vs MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE- Sat 6pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium, Pensacola, CLICK HERE   

GULF COAST CHALLENGE: CENTRAL STATE vs ALABAMA A&M- Sat 6pm, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile

The Gulf Coast Challenge, “the Ultimate HBCU Experience” was created to enhance the exposure of Historically Black Colleges & Universities in this enriched community. Events include a PARADE Saturday at 11am (starting on Warren St).  CLICK HERE

ST JUDE WALK/RUN GULF COAST- Sat 7:30am (registration); 8:00am (opening ceremony); 8:30am (Walk), USS Alabama Battleship Park, Mobile

Join us for the St. Jude Walk/Run during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September, to raise money for the kids of St. Jude, where families never receive a bill for anything. Let's end childhood cancer. TogetherCLICK HERE

LYNYRD SKYNYRD- Sat 6pm, The Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE

DANE COOK- Sat 8pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE

JOHNNY MATHIS- Fri/Sat 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE 

D.L. HUGHLEY- Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

TANYA TUCKER- Sat 8pm, Golden Nugget Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE

JIM BREUER- Sat 8pm, Hard Rock Live Biloxi, CLICK HERE

SNARKY PUPPY- Fri 8pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE

31st Annual JUBILEE FESTIVAL OF ARTS- Sat/Sun 10am-5pm, Olde Towne Daphne

The Jubilee Festival of Arts features more than 100 local and regional artists booths, Kids Art Park, entertainment, chef demonstrations, Jubilee Market & delicious food. Free admission. Hosted by Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce.  CLICK HERE

40th Annual PENSACOLA SEAFOOD FESTIVAL- Fri 11am-11pm; Sat 10am-11pm; Sun 11am-5pm, Seville Square, downtown Pensacola

Savor delicious seafood, enjoy musical acts and immerse yourself in historic downtown Pensacola. The Pensacola Seafood Festival is one of the largest arts and crafts fairs in northwest Florida with more than 150 artisans and craftsmen. CLICK HERE

FALL INTO LOVE MEGA ADOPTION EVENT- Sat 10am-4pm, Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds

Pensacola Humane Society and up to 20 other rescues join forces with Animal Allies with a goal of adopting over 100 animals in one day! Cats, dogs, and mini pigs will all be looking for their furever homes! CLICK HERE 

VINTAGE AFFAIR GALA- Sun 4pm-7pm, Cotton Hall, Dauphin St, Mobile

A one-of-a-kind evening, featuring great food, entertainment, featured painting by artist Margi McCall, local art work, a spectacular auction, and much more, all to help the American Cancer Society fight cancer and saves lives. 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

OWA: THE PARK AFTER DARK- Saturdays & Sundays, 5pm-7pm, Sept 28- Nov 3, OWA Amusement Park, Foley

A variety of kid-friendly events and activities, from pumpkin painting contests to trick-or-treating. CLICK HERE   

OWA TOWN OF TERROR: HOTEL MitcHELL- Fridays & Saturdays 6pm-11pm; Sundays 6pm-9pm, through Nov 3, OWA Amusement Park, Foley

Haunted House (not recommended for those under 13). CLICK HERE

HAUNTED DUCKS- Fridays & Saturdays, starting at 7pm, Fort of Colonial Mobile, downtown Mobile

Embark on this all new spine-tingling tour of Mobile and the Mobile River to search along our haunted city streets for forgotten souls who linger somewhere between today and the afterlife. While this duckboat tour is quite creepy, this is a family attraction! CLICK HERE

WALES WEST PUMPKIN PATCH EXPRESS and SCARY NIGHT TRAIN- Fri 5pm-9pm; Sat/Sun 1pm-9pm, Wales West Light Railway, Silverhill

Ride an authentic steam train to the Haunted Barn, enjoy the new haunted maze and kid-friendly Pumpkin Patch, a hay-free hayride, and petting zoo/pony rides. The kid-friendly Pumpkin Patch Express runs from 5-7 p.m., and the Scary Night Train begins at 7 p.m. CLICK HERE 

VETTES AT THE BEACH - Sat 10am-3pm, Casino Beach parking lot, Pensacola Beach

The free event draws hundreds of Corvette owners and enthusiasts from all over the country to the Casino Beach parking lot to check out more than 250 of Chevrolet’s famous sports cars, spanning eight generations from the early 1950s to today. CLICK HERE

BALDWIN COUNTY HOMEBUILDERS PARADE OF HOMES- Sat/Sun 10am-5pm, Spanish Fort, Fairhope, Foley, Daphne and Gulf Shores

There are 43 homes in this year’s parade, including the Showcase Home (The Verandas subdivison, Fairhope, off Co Rd 104). The Showcase Home can be viewed for a $5 donation to Baldwin County Child Advocacy Center. CLICK HERE   

RACE FOR THE FALLEN GLOW RUN- Sat 6:30pm, The Grounds, West Mobile

Come run under our LED glowing inflatable arch and between the inflatable columns. Each runner will receive a glow gear kit with registration. Race proceeds will benefit the Police Benevolent Foundation. CLICK HERE   

12th Annual GO Run & 1 mile Fun Run- Sat 6:30am (registration); 8am (5K); 9am (Fun Run), Moulton Tower, USA campus

The GO Run supports gynecologic cancer research at USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute. This fun family event includes prizes for individual runners and teams and children’s activities such as inflatables, face painting, and more.  CLICK HERE

DELTA DASH- Sat 7:30am, Live Oak Landing, Stockton

This is an off road obstacle race that will challenge heart, body and soul! New course, new thrills, new challengesCLICK HERE

FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS- Thurs/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 likeCLICK HERE   

MOVIES:

FRIENDS 25TH: THE ONE WITH THE ANNIVERSARY- Celebrate the 25th anniversary of “Friends” with 4 episodes this SATURDAY -- "The One With the Prom Video," "The One Where No One's Ready," "The One With the Morning After," and "The One With the Embryos." CLICK HERE 

Another 4 will be in theaters on Wednesday Oct 2nd-- The One With Chandler In A Box, The One With Ross’s Wedding – Part 2, The One Where Everyone Finds Out, The One Where Ross Got HighCLICK HERE 

ABOMINABLE (PG)- A magical Yeti must return to his family. Featuring the voices of Chloe Bennet, Albert Tsai, Tenzing Norgay Trainor 

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