Best Bets, Gulf Coast Weekend Events 1/24-1/26

LOCAL EVENTS:

REESE’S SENIOR BOWL- Sat 1:30pm, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile

All-star game annually featuring the top 100 senior college football players in the nation, North vs South.  CLICK HERE

Senior Bowl Week Events:

SENIOR BOWL SUMMIT- Thurs 8am-12 noon, Mobile Saenger Theatre

The second annual Senior Bowl Summit brings together leading experts to share their thoughts on breaking barriers and building culture in the office, on the field, and in the boardroom. Hosted by Jeremy Schaap of ESPN's Outside the Lines. Keynote speaker Gary Vaynerchuk. CLICK HERE

FUSE PROJECT AND INFIRMARY HEALTH LIP SYNC BATTLE- Thurs 7pm (doors open); 8pm (show), Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile

Select teams made up of community members (including iHeartRadio!) will bring their best moves and compete before a panel of celebrity judges and peers. Besides supporting an important local cause, this event will include an evening full of live performances, special guests, all-star entertainment, and drink specials in a casual, fun environment!  CLICK HERE   

SENIOR BOWL EXPERIENCE- Fri 3pm-6pm, Mobile Convention Center

Tackle the obstacle course, time your 40yd dash, dance with NFL cheerleaders, take your picture with college mascots, and meet your favorite college all-stars from across the country at the Senior Bowl Experience inside the Mobile Convention Center.CLICK HERE  

SENIOR BOWL STREET PARTY / MARDI GRAS PLAYER PARADE- Fri 6:30pm (parade) 7:30pm (concert), from Renaissance Hotel to Cathedral Square

Local High School Bands will lead our players (in their college jerseys), college mascots, local dignitaries, NFL cheerleaders, as we throw candy, beads, and footballs to the crowd. Parade ends at Cathedral Square with a FREE concert by "The Revivalists"  CLICK HERE  

KREWE DE LA DAUPHINE MARDI GRAS PARADE- Sat 1pm, Dauphin Island, CLICK HERE

MOBILE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA presents BRAVURA- Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

This concert celebrates exceptional classical hits and exciting local talent. And for the very first time, the Mobile Symphony plays Brahms' Symphony No. 3. CLICK HERE

PENSACOLA OPERA presents DON GIOVANNI- Fri 7:30pm; Sun 2pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

Mozart’s operatic masterpiece-- Don Giovanni is an arrogant, charismatic aristocrat who will stop at nothing to challenge unrequited lust – even if it means violence. His reign of terror ends in a brilliant finale as the fires of the underworld welcome opera’s lecherous libertineCLICK HERE

MENOPAUSE, THE MUSICAL- Tues/Wed 7pm; Thurs 2pm and 7pm; Fri 7pm; Sat 2pm and 7pm; Sun 2pm, OWA Theater, Foley

Menopause The Musical® continues to empower women across the globe, keeping hot flashes “HOT” through 18 years of production, playing to more than 15 million fans worldwide. CLICK HERE   

THE GRADUATE - Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm, Joe Jefferson Playhouse

A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter. CLICK HERE 

SOCIETY SH3LL: SO LONG SLICE- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Mobile Theatre Guild

The Mobile Theatre Guild presents a new Satirical Comedy by Thomas Perez & Directed by Daniel MainwaringCLICK HERE   

SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! - Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 3pm; Pensacola Little Theatre

Tom is a nervous school teacher about to start his first day of teaching. He tries to relax with a little TV when various characters representing facets of his personality materialize from the television set. Reviving the catchy, playful Saturday morning hits of the 1970's, Schoolhouse Rock Live! is both educational and enjoyable for everyone! CLICK HERE  

FLIGHT: THE RISE & FALL OF CHARLES LINDBERGH- Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2:30pm, Theatre 98, Fairhope

Following Charles Lindbergh during fourteen perilous years of his life – from the journey to Paris through the kidnapping of his son and up to the beginning of World War II – Flight is a rich examination of a singular American life. CLICK HERE

MOBILE JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL 2020- Jan 16- Feb 2, various dates and venues

“The Spy Behind Homeplate”- Sun 2pm, Springhill Avenue Temple, Dessert Reception FollowingCLICK HERE

SEMMES CAMELLIA FESTIVAL- Sat 10am-2pm, Semmes First Baptist Church

The community is invited to come celebrate the unique nursery history of Semmes. CLICK HERE

PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS HOCKEY vs BIRMINGHAM BULLS- Fri 7:35pm, Pensacola Bay Center

PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS HOCKEY vs ROANOKE RAIL YARD DAWGS- Sat 7:05pm, Pensacola Bay Center CLICK HERE   

DINOSAURS AROUND THE WORLD- Jan 18- May 10, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile

Go back in time on a dinosaur adventure and a tour of an Earth very different from today – a time before the continents as we know them existed, when lush landscapes covered Africa and greenery was the norm in Antarctica! With advanced animatronics, a multi-layered narrative, fossils, authentic casts, cutting-edge research and immersive design elements you’ll experience the Age of Reptiles as it comes to life! CLICK HERE   

MOVIES:

THE TURNING (PG13)- A young governess is hired by a man who has become responsible for his young nephew and niece after the deaths of their parents. A modern take on Henry James' novella "The Turn of the Screw". Stars Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard, Brooklynn Prince

Don’t plan your weekend without your Best Bets- local events, movies, concerts and more!

Close up of American football ball on green playing field

Close up of American football ball on green playing field

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