Best Bets For The Weekend, Oct 8- Oct 10


BROOKS & DUNN with special guests TRAVIS TRITT and ELVIE SHANE - Sat 7pm, Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE

FREEDOM FEST presented by the City of Orange Beach-  Sat 9am to 4pm, The Wharf, Orange Beach

The event will include art vendors, local music and food. Admission is free. CLICK HERE  

MOBILE CHILI COOK-OFF- Sat 11am-3pm, Canal Street, between Broad and Washington, downtown Mobile

The American Cancer Society’s Mobile Chili Cook-off is a fun, friendly competition to see who has the best chili and to raise money for local programs, like the "Road to Recovery Program" which helps cancer patients get rides to doctor appointments and treatments. Tickets are 10 dollars in advance; 15 dollars at the gate. Kids 12 and under get in free! CLICK HERE 

MOBILE LATIN FEST- Fri 5pm-9pm, Cathedral Square, downtown Mobile

Get ready for live music from Zona Libre, a parade of flags, a DJ, dancing, food, vendors, a domino tournament, a Mariachi band, piñatas, food trucks, and more! This is a free event. Family-friendly. All this during LoDa ArtWalk too! Proceeds will go toward scholarships for Hispanic students.  CLICK HERE  

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

This event will highlight creatives within our community, including visual artists, musical performers, and local restaurants with a festive twist. Costumes encouraged! CLICK HERE 

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

Keeping rollin', Mobile! MPRD is back with more skate nights around the park, closing off the streets and turning Bienville Square into a giant roller rink with lights, a live DJ, and even the hokey pokey! CLICK HERE

25th Annual CRUISIN’ THE COAST- Oct 3- Sun Oct 10, Mississippi Gulf Coast

Cruisin the Coast began in 1996 as a festival to celebrate antique, classic and hot rod vehicles. Car enthusiasts showcase their rides and cruise the coast, with stops in Bay St Louis, Biloxi, D’Iberville, Pass Christian, Ocean Springs and Pascagoula. CLICK HERE

THRILLER NIGHTS OF LIGHTS-- Nightly 7pm-10pm, through Oct 31st, Hank Aaron Stadium

Returning this fall season at the Hank Aaron Stadium is the Thriller Nights of Lights of Mobile, 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 music.​ The only show of its kind in the country, Thriller Nights of Lights of Mobile will thrill kids and adults of all ages. CLICK HERE

LEGENDS IN CONCERT FALL 2021- September 14 – October 31, 2021, Tuesdays – Saturdays: 7:30pm; Sunday Matinees: 3pm; OWA theme park, Foley

Now showing — tributes to Tina Turner, Cyndi Lauper, Celine Dion & Whitney Houston! CLICK HERE

JASON ISBELL AND THE 400 UNIT- Thurs 7:30pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE

ROB SCHNEIDER- Thurs 8pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE

THE BEACH BOYS- Thurs/Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

COMEDIAN NATE BARGATZE - Fri 7pm and 9:30pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE   

WHITE TIE ROCK ENSEMBLE- Sat 8pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

White Tie Rock Ensemble presents Glam Rock! Come experience an evening of glamorous rock and roll as the White Tie Rock Ensemble presents a tribute to: Rod Stewart, Elton John, David Bowie, and QUEEN! CLICK HERE 

BRANDON BENNETT'S ELVIS MY WAY- Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

BLACKBERRY SMOKE- Sun 7:30pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE  

DAUPHIN ISLAND SUNDAY SUNSET CONCERT FINALE: ROMAN STREET- Sun 4:30pm-6:30pm, Fort Gaines, Dauphin Island

Music and beach lovers are invited to bring lawn chairs, (perhaps a little bug spray, just in case) and a laid back attitude to the Sunset Capital of Alabama. Admission is only $5 per person and those 12 and under are freeCLICK HERE

MOVIES IN THE PARK: THE INCREDIBLES- Thurs 6:30pm-8:30PM, Medal of Honor Park, Mobile

Grab the Family and Join us for Movies in the Park! Movie will start promptly at Dusk. Get Dinner or Snacks from local Food Trucks. Bring your chairs, blankets, and any additional refreshments for a fun family night under the stars! CLICK HERE   

LUMBERJACK FESTIVAL- Sat 8am-3pm, Pensacola State College Milton Campus

There will be food, fun, and of course Lumberjack Games, like Compass and Pacing- Knife Throw- Standing Chop Axe Throw- Cross Cut Sawing and more!! CLICK HERE

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL:

SOUTH ALABAMA JAGS FOOTBALL @ TEXAS STATE- Sat 6pm, San Marcos, TX  CLICK HERE   

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 kickoff. 

UWF FOOTBALL @ NORTH GREENVILLE - Sat 6pm, Tigerville, SC, CLICK HERE

ALABAMA @ TEXAS A&M- Sat 7pm, College Station TX, CBS, CLICK HERE

AUBURN vs GEORGIA - Sat 2:30pm, Auburn AL, CBS, CLICK HERE 

FLORIDA vs VANDERBILT - Sat 11am, Gainesville, FL, SEC Network, CLICK HERE

FLORIDA STATE @ NORTH CAROLINA - Sat 2:30pm, Chapel Hill NC, ESPN, CLICK HERE 

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2021 Big Machine Music City Grand Prix

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