Best Bets For The Weekend, Sept 11- Sept 13


9/11 COMMEMORATION and TUNNEL TO TOWERS 5K RUN- Sat 7:30am (Run); 9:30am (Service), USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park will hold a Commemoration Service marking the 20th anniversary of 9/11. The service will take place on Saturday, September 11, 9:30 a.m., at the Fallen Heroes Memorial on the grounds of the park. Captain Brad Israel, former US Army Special Forces Detachment Commander, will serve as the keynote speaker for the event. The 9/11 Commemoration Service is free of charge and the public is invited to attend. CLICK HERE  

Among the activities planned at the park will be the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation 5K Run and Walk. The opening ceremony will take place on the grounds of the park at 7:30 a.m. and the race will begin at 8:00 a.m. The race will begin at the park, run through the Bankhead Tunnel, turn around on Government Street and come back to the park. CLICK HERE

OPERATON RE-CONNECT: SALUTE TO SERVICE- Sat 10am-6pm, The Wharf, Orange Beach

The fun, family friendly event celebrates those who protect our freedoms and features activities such as military vendors, meet-and-greet and photo ops with local first responders, a kid-judged car show, helicopter displays, kids’ activities + games, live music and more. All proceeds raised will go to Operation ReConnect to support military families and local, military-related nonprofit organizations. CLICK HERE  

BULLS ON THE BEACH - Thurs/Fri/Sat, doors open at 6, rodeo starts at 8, Flora-Bama Lounge, Perdido Key

Bring the family out to experience the ultimate adrenaline rush with three nights of live rodeo action featuring Professional Bull Riders from all around the country! Local favorites Cody Harris and Chris “Booger” Brown, stars of INSP Networks “The Cowboy Way” will lead this patriotic event. A portion of the proceeds will benefit St. Jude's Children’s Research Hospital. CLICK HERE  

SUMMER JAM 2K21- Sat 7:30pm, Pensacola Bay Center

Summer Jam 2K21 will feature rapper and songwriter, Plies; R & B group Dru Hill; and R&B group Jagged Edge. CLICK HERE 

BRIAN REGAN- Sat 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE

COLLEGE FOOTBALL:

SOUTH ALABAMA JAGS FOOTBALL @ BOWLING GREEN- Sat 3pm, Bowling Green, Ohio

Listen to the game on Sports Talk 99.5FM, 96.1 The Rocket, and on the iHeartRadio app. Pre-game show starts 2 hours prior to kickoffCLICK HERE   

UWF FOOTBALL vs SOUTHWEST BAPTIST- Sat 6pm, Pen Air Field, UWF, Pensacola, CLICK HERE

ALABAMA vs MERCER- Sat 3pm, Tuscaloosa, SEC NETWORK, CLICK HERE

AUBURN vs ALABAMA STATE- Sat 11am, Auburn, SEC NETWORK, CLICK HERE 

FLORIDA @ SOUTH FLORIDA- Sat 12 noon, Tampa, ABC, CLICK HERE 

FLORIDA STATE vs JACKSONVILLE STATE- Sat 7pm, Tallahassee, ACC NETWORK, CLICK HERE 

LODA ARTWALK- Fri 6pm-9pm, Lower Dauphin Arts District, downtown Mobile

LoDa ArtWalk celebrates National Yoga Month and National Arts & Education Month this Friday. This event will highlight creatives within our community, including a variety of free yoga classes, info on local arts education programs, and a community mural project in recognition of Suicide Prevention Month in Cathedral Square. Come downtown to show your support of local artists, arts organizations, and downtown businesses at this fun, family-friendly event.  CLICK HERE  

ROLL MOBILE SKATE NIGHT- Fri 6pm-9pm, Bienville Square, downtown Mobile

Keeping rollin', Mobile! MPRD is closing off the streets and turning Bienville Square into a giant roller rink with lights, a live DJ, and even the hokey pokey! Dust off those old skates or grab a new pair and join us every second Friday during ArtWalk for Roll Mobile around Bienville Square. We highly recommend quad skates or inline skates with softer street wheels. CLICK HERE   

GULF SHORES SUNSET SERIES CONCERTS: EVER MORE NEST- Thurs 6pm-8pm, Town Green at Gulf Place, Gulf Shores

Ever More Nest is a new music project from New Orleans-based songwriter Kelcy Mae. Kelcy’s oft-lauded poeticism remains a calling card of her songs.These concerts are free to the public, and will take place each Thursday in September. CLICK HERE

ISLAND MOVIE NIGHTS: NATIONAL TREASURE- Sat 6pm (live music); 7:45pm (movie), Island Amphitheater in Downtown OWA

Come out to enjoy this complimentary, outdoor movie night. Be sure to wear your walking shoes for a themed, interactive scavenger hunt prior to showtime. Go on a mission to explore OWA as a family starting at 6pm. The Paper Dolls will be performing live from 6-7:30pmCLICK HERE   

PENSACOLA BLUE WAHOOS BASEBALL vs BILOXI SHUCKERS - Wed/Thurs/Fri 6:35pm; Sat 6:05pm; Sun 4pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium

This is the Blue Wahoos final homestand of the regular season. Promotions include Thirsty Thursday, Giveaway Friday, Fireworks Saturday, Family SundayCLICK HERE 

ROLL’N SMOKE CAR SHOW and BBQ COOKOFF- Sat 9am-2pm, Tillman’s Corner Community Center

Car Show and BBQ Contest! Open to cars and trucks of all ages / Pro & Backyard Cooking Categories. Hosted by the Southwest Mobile County Chamber of Commerce. CLICK HERE   

BRETT ROBINSON ALABAMA COASTAL TRIATHLON and TRI-IT-ON - Sat 7am, Gulf Place Public Beach, Gulf Shores

The Olympic-length triathlon features a 1,500-meter Gulf swim followed by a 24.8-mile bike ride and 6-mile run along the scenic beach road. Those wanting to try a triathlon but are not quite ready for the real deal may register for the Tri-It-On sprint event, which includes a 300-yard swim, 12.4-mile bike ride and 2-mile run.  CLICK HERE  

HOOKED ON A CURE - Sat 6am-8pm, Bear Point Marina, Orange Beach

This is the inaugural inshore/offshore fishing tournament hosted by Children's of Alabama.CLICK HERE

BIG FISH- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Chickasaw Civic Theatre

Fantastic and fun, Big Fish is a heartwarming tale of a fabulous taleteller. Edward Bloom has always told his son larger-than-life stories of his adventures. Now Edward is dying and his son, William, wants to learn the truth about those fantastic adventures. CLICK HERE 

CLUE: ON STAGE- Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2:30pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

Clue is the comedy whodunit that will leave both cult-fans and newcomers in stitches as they try to figure out…WHO did it, WHERE, and with WHAT! CLICK HERE  

Annual Tribute In Light Marks Anniversary Of Attacks On The World Trade Center's Twin Towers

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