Best Bets, Weekend of Jan 29- Jan 31


2021 REESE’S SENIOR BOWL- Sat 1:30pm, Hancock Whitney Stadium, USA campus

Elite draft prospects from around the country are selected to showcase their talent and connect with coaches and decision-makers from all 32 NFL teams.

Practices will be closed to the public this year and the Senior Bowl will be unable to host events such as Senior Bowl Summit, Meet the Players, Game Day Tailgating, or the new Friday Night Players Parade and Free Concert. The Reese’s Senior Bowl has been sold to capacity for its first game to be played in Hancock Whitney Stadium. 

The game will be televised on the NFL Network and on the radio live on 96.1 The Rocket.  For more info, CLICK HERE

DINOSAUR ADVENTURE DRIVE-THRU - Fri-Sun, Hank Aaron Stadium, Mobile

Bring the entire family to Dinosaur Adventure Drive-Thru where you can take a prehistoric tour featuring 80 life-sized dinosaurs. See a 40 foot T-Rex, 30-foot Brachiosaurus, Triceratops, Velociraptor, and more – all from the comfort and safety of your vehicle. This is a Drive-Thru event. Tickets are sold on a per-day/per-time slot basis and are valid for one vehicle of up to 8 people. CLICK HERE   

KIDS AND KRITTERS MARDI GRAS BEAD GIVEAWAY- Sat 2pm-3pm, Casino Beach parking lot, Pensacola Beach

Mardi Gras goodie bags for kids and kritters will be set out on decorated tables for this free grab-and-go event. The event is being hosted outside. Masks and social distancing are encouraged. CLICK HERE

OWA ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL - Sat 12noon-4pm, Downtown OWA, Foley

OWA’s Downtown entertainment district is the perfect backdrop

for Coastal Alabama’s newest Arts and Crafts Festival! Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of local art, music, and handcrafted goods! This socially distanced and family-friendly event is free to attend. CLICK HERE

LEGENDS IN CONCERT: DIRECT FROM LONDON - Jan 15-Feb 7, Thurs-Sat 7pm, Sun 3pm, OWA Theater, OWA, Foley

In January, four Legends come together to pay tribute to some of the biggest icons in British music (including Elton John, Freddie Mercury, Rod Stewart and George Michael) together on one stage. Direct From London, which enjoyed a very successful run at the theater in the fall of 2020, unfortunately had the engagement shortened due to Hurricane Sally, so a reprise was planned to launch the new season. CLICK HERE  

OUR FRIEND (R) - *** Filmed in Fairhope*** After receiving life-altering news, a couple finds unexpected support from their best friend, who puts his own life on hold and moves into their family home, bringing an impact much greater and more profound than anyone could have imagined. Stars Dakota Johnson, Casey Affleck, Jason Segel. Now showing at the Crescent Theater in downtown Mobile.

USA JAGUAR WOMENS BASKETBALL vs GEORGIA STATE- Thurs 6pm and Fri 4pm, USA Mitchell Center, USA campus CLICK HERE   

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

PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS HOCKEY vs MACON MAYHEM - Sat 7:05pm, Pensacola Bay Center

It’s Mardi Gras Night with the Ice Flyers! CLICK HERE  

Reese's Senior Bowl

Reese's Senior Bowl

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