Best Bets, Gulf Coast Weekend Events 11/1- 11/3

LOCAL EVENTS:

****TIME CHANGE THIS WEEKEND!! DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS. WE FALL BACK 1 HOUR SATURDAY NIGHT******

COLLEGE FOOTBALL:

AUBURN vs OLE MISS - Sat 6pm, Auburn, ESPN, CLICK HERE

FLORIDA vs GEORGIA- Sat 2:30pm, Jacksonville, CLICK HERE 

FLORIDA STATE vs MIAMI- Sat 2:30pm, Tallahassee, ABC, CLICK HERE   

UWF vs NORTH GREENVILLE- Sat 2pm, Wahoos Stadium, Pensacola, CLICK HERE   

WINE ON THE RIVER- Sat 3pm-6pm, Cooper Riverside Park, downtown Mobile

Sample wine from national and international vineyards. With an “Around the World” theme focusing on cultural regions. Ticket price includes beverage samples, food, and live music from the John Milham Band. Partial proceeds benefit Junior League of Mobile. CLICK HERE

GREATER GULF STATE FAIR- Fri Oct 25- Sun Nov 3, The Grounds, west Mobile

The Fair features the Largest Midway on the Gulf Coast, along with rides for kids, lots of different fair foods, livestock exhibits, Equestrian Chaos, Pirates of the Sky High Dive, Curious George Meet & Greets, and LANCO on the Grandstand this Saturday 8pm. CLICK HERE

THRILLER NIGHTS OF LIGHTS OF MOBILE-  Oct 4-Oct 31, open nightly 7pm-10pm, Hank Aaron Stadium ****OPEN HALLOWEEN NIGHT****

This is a family-friendly drive-thru light show synchronized to music playing through your car radio. Displays of giant spiders, spooky eyes, friendly ghosts, and tumbling scarecrows are just a few of the displays to see dancing to a fun variety of Halloween music. The only show of its kind in the country. CLICK HERE

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

Haunted House (not recommended for those under 13). 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   

WALES WEST PUMPKIN PATCH EXPRESS and SCARY NIGHT TRAIN- Nightly 5pm-9pm through Halloween, 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 

RICHARD O’BRIEN’S THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW-  Halloween Night 8:30pm and 11:55pm, Mobile Theatre Guild

Come see Brad and Janet meet Dr. Frank N. Furter and his mob of Transylvanians in this adult cult classic. CLICK HERE   

THE HANGOUT OYSTER COOKOFF- Fri/Sat, The Hangout, Gulf Shores

The Hangout Cook-Off will feature chefs competing for cash and prizes. Each restaurant will be serving up Rockefeller, Gulf Coast Cajun and Raw Oysters for everyone to taste. There’s a Friday night kick-off party, then the cookoff on Saturday with music from Jimmy Hall & The Muscle Shoals All-Stars. CLICK HERE

ALABAMA PECAN FESTIVAL- Fri 5pm-9pm; Sat 10am-9pm; Sun 11am-4pm, W.C. Griggs Elementary School, Tillmans Corner

The Pecan Festival features live music, entertainment, midway rides, carnival games, arts & crafts, food vendors and the Pecan Festival Queen crowning. Admission and parking are FREE. CLICK HERE

GREAT GULFCOAST ARTS FESTIVAL- Fri/Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 9am-4pm, Seville Square, downtown Pensacola

he three-day, juried art show draws more than 200 of the nation's best painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, graphic artists, craftsmen and other artists. The event features live musicians in Fountain Park with sounds ranging from Zydeco, bluegrass, jazz and blues to classical. CLICK HERE

FALL MARKET IN CATHEDRAL SQUARE- Saturdays 7:30am-12 noon, Oct 12-Nov 3, Cathedral Square, downtown Mobile

Fresh produce, local vendors, baked goods, farm eggs, fresh seafood, canned preserves, local honey, handmade art, plants, herbs and more! CLICK HERE

SENIOR BOWL CHARITY RUN- Sat 6:00am (Registration); 8:00am (5K); 8:15am (10K); 9:30am (Fun Run), Mardi Gras Park, downtown Mobile

Post-race activities will include food, beverages, awards, and music. All runners will help the Senior Bowl achieve its goal of raising funds for youth throughout our regionCLICK HERE

SESAME STREET LIVE: LET’S PARTY- -Wed Oct 30 at 10:30am and 5:30pm, Pensacola Bay Center CLICK HERE

--Sat Nov 2 at 2:00pm and 5:30pm; Sun Nov 3 at 2:00pm, Mobile Civic Center Theater CLICK HERE

Everyone’s invited to take part in the sunniest and funniest street celebration in Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party! featuring favorite Sesame Street pals Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and more in a brand-new adventure live on stage.  

STOMPFEST- Sat 7:30pm, Pensacola Bay Center

This event will display some of the finest performance steps/strolls from various fraternities, sororities, and organizations from across the nation! CLICK HERE

PENSACOLA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA presents OHLSSON PLAYS BRAHMS- Sat 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE

CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE PRESENTS FLEETWOOD MAC'S RUMOURS- Sat 8pm, Hard Rock Live Biloxi, CLICK HERE

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE LIVE 2019- Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

PATTI LABELLE - Sat 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

RONNIE MILSAP - Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

BRIAN McKNIGHT- Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

BANDS ON THE BLACKWATER: BEAR WITH ME- Fri 6pm-9pm, Jernigan’s Landing, Milton

Bands on the Blackwater is a free outdoor concert series held Friday nights during the Fall. Pull up a boat or bring a lawn chair and relax while listening to great music. CLICK HERE

MOVIE IN THE PARK: THE LION KING- Fri at dusk, Medal of Honor Park, Mobile

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a free movie! CLICK HERE

FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK- Fri 6pm-8pm, downtown Fairhope

Enjoy local art and music at various shops in Fairhope, and check out the new exhibits at the Eastern Shore Art Centre. CLICK HERE   

THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY- Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 3pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

Four unique Southern women, all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines, are drawn together by Fate—and an impromptu happy hour—and decide it’s high time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they’ve lost through the yearsCLICK HERE

MACBETH- Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm, Joe Jefferson Playhouse, Mobile

A brave Scottish general named Macbeth receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish throne for himself. He is then wracked with guilt and paranoia. CLICK HERE 

MOVIES:

TERMINATOR: DARK FATE (R) -Sarah Connor and a hybrid cyborg human must protect a young girl from a newly modified liquid Terminator from the future. Stars Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger

HARRIET (PG13)- The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. Stars Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn 

MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN (R) - Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, Motherless Brooklyn follows Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna. Stars Edward Norton, Bruce Willis, Dallas Roberts 

ARCTIC DOGS (PG)- Swifty the Arctic Fox works in the mailroom of the Arctic Blast Delivery Service, but he has much bigger dreams. He yearns to become a Top Dog, the Arctic's star husky couriers. To prove he can do it, he commandeers one of the sleds and delivers a mysterious package to a secret location. Features the voices of Anjelica Huston, James Franco, Jeremy Renner

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