Best Bets for the Weekend, Nov 11-Nov 14


FLAG LOWERING CEREMONY- Thurs 7am, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

The South Alabama Veterans Council will hold a Flag Lowering Ceremony Thursday, November 11, at 7:00 a.m. at the Vietnam Memorial in honor of Veterans Day. The event is free to attend and the public is invited. CLICK HERE  

MOBILE VETERANS DAY PARADE - Thurs 10am, downtown Mobile CLICK HERE

VETERANS DAY CONCERT - 7pm, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

End Veterans Day at this moving concert presented by the Mobile Symphonic Pops Orchestra. The program includes patriotic music by favorite American composures. The concert features a salute to our veterans. Free of charge and the public is invited to attend. To be held in the Medal of Honor Aircraft Pavilion.  CLICK HERE   

MILTON VETERANS DAY PARADE- Thurs 9am; starts at Milton high school and ends at Veterans Memorial Plaza, with ceremony at 11am. CLICK HERE  

PENSACOLA VETERANS DAY CEREMONY- Thurs 11am, Veterans Memorial Park of Pensacola

Major General John P. Stokes, retired, the former Director of Air, Space and Information Operations at the Air Force Command at Robins Air Force Base, will be the Keynote Speaker. Musical selections will be performed by the Pensacola Opera Chorus.  CLICK HERE  

UCP CHRISTMAS NIGHTS OF LIGHTS 5K & FUN RUN- Thurs 6pm, Hank Aaron Stadium, Mobile

This is your only opportunity to run or walk though the Christmas lights at The Hank on the night before it opens to the public for cars. All proceeds benefit United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile and its various services and programsCLICK HERE

CHRISTMAS NIGHTS OF LIGHTS- November 12, 2021 – January 7, 2022

Open Nightly 5:30pm – 10:00pm, rain or shine, Hank Aaron Stadium, Mobile

See over one million lights synchronized to traditional and newer, rocking Christmas music played through your own car stereo. Pack your vehicle full of friends and family to enjoy the show and continue your Christmas tradition with usCLICK HERE 

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF MOBILE CHRISTMAS JUBILEE- Fri 9am-7pm; Sat 9am-6pm; Sun 10am-5pm, Mobile Convention Center

Kick-off your holiday shopping and support your community at Junior League of Mobile’s annual Christmas Jubilee! The Gulf Coast’s greatest holiday market features a variety of merchants from around the country under one roof for three exciting days of shopping! CLICK HERE

RON MEYERS CHRISTMAS CITY GIFT SHOW- Fri 10am-4pm; Sat 9am-5:30pm, Sun 10am-4pm, Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum and Convention Center, Biloxi

The Ron Meyers Christmas City Gift Show is a magical shopping experience with hundreds of booths and thousands of gifts, like fashions, jewelry, gourmet foods, handcrafted art and the most unusual & unique gifts!  CLICK HERE

MORGAN WALLEN with special guests HARDY, Ernest, Ashland Craft- Fri 6pm, The Grounds, West Mobile  CLICK HERE

KIP MOORE- Sat 7pm, The Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE   

PATTI LABELLE -Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage, Biloxi, CLICK HERE

BRET MICHAELS - Sat 8pm, Beau Rivage, Biloxi, CLICK HERE

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

LoDa ArtWalk celebrates National Drummer Day and National Game & Puzzle Week, highlighting creatives within our community, including visual artists, musical performers, and more. Visit Cathedral Square for live drumming performances, larger-than-life games, and more courtesy of City of Mobile Parks & Recreation. CLICK HERE 

FAIRHOPE FILM FESTIVAL- Fri-Sun, various venues in Fairhope (including a Drive-In at Oak Hollow Farms Sunday at 6)

The Fairhope Film Festival is a film lover’s film festival held each year on the second weekend in November, offering world-class, award winning films in a unique, picturesque location. This year we will offer in-person screenings as usual, but many of the films will also be available virtually, streaming online. CLICK HERE  

CHOCOLATE & CHEESE FESTIVAL- Sat 10am-7pm, Heritage Park, Foley

Come to enjoy live music,arts & crafts, a kid zone, food trucks, CHOCOLATE & CHEESE! As well as beer, wine and CHOCOLATE MARTINIS! CLICK HERE

PENSACOLA EGGFEST- Sun 12noon-3pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium

The event hosts BBQ teams and backyard cooks from all over the United States who share two things: a love of cooking and the joy of giving back to their communities. Come join us to taste all the good foodCLICK HERE   

MOBILE SYMPHONY presents “BELLA MUSICA”- Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2:30pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

MSO welcomes the remarkable violinist Bella Hristova performing Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No. 3. CLICK HERE

37th Annual FRANK BROWN INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITERS’ FESTIVAL- Nov 4- Nov 14, various venues

The festival features more than 200 nationally acclaimed songwriters in over two dozen venues along the Florida / Alabama Gulf Coast. It’s an opportunity for seasoned and aspiring songwriters and musicians from all over the world to have their songs heard, and for the public to learn the stories behind the lyrics that only the song’s author can express. CLICK HERE  

FOO FOO FEST- Nov 4- Nov 15, various venues in Pensacola

Foo Foo Fest is a 12-day celebration each fall, with culturally creative happenings, events and moments under one banner, attracting visitors to beautiful Pensacola, Florida. Foo Foo Fest is big fun, with events of high artistic and cultural caliber, delivered with a hefty dose of Southern sophistication. CLICK HERE 

OLDE TIME DAYS FESTIVAL- Sat 9am-4pm, Bicentennial Park, Stockton

This event celebrates our community’s agricultural heritage. Visitors can step back in time to the days of plowing and farming demonstrations. Experience plowing, syrup making, peanut threshing, buzzsaw and grist mill demonstrations. There antique tractor parade will begin at noon. Live entertainment too.

FALL MARKET IN THE PARK- Saturdays October 16 - November 20, from 7:30am-noon, Cathedral Square, downtown Mobile

Shop local for seasonal fresh fruits, local produce, vegetables, seafood, baked goods, jams/jellies, original art, decor and more. CLICK HERE

DIA-BEAT IT: DIABETES 5K RUN/ FUN RUN- Sat 11am-2pm, Tricentennial Park, Mobile

The objective of the Dia-BEAT IT walk is to provide education and hands-on ways to help prevent individuals from developing diabetes and providing information and resources to those living with the disease. CLICK HERE  

MOBILE BAY WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S- Sun 12 noon (registration); Walk begins at 2, Spring Hill College

This event is free to the public so that any funds donated go straight to our mission of a world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia. CLICK HERE  

PET SUPERMARKET KITTY ADOPTIONS- Sat 11am-3pm, Pet Supermarket, Pensacola

Wonderful kitties looking for furever homes every 2nd and 4th Saturday at Pet Supermarket on 9th Ave in Pensacola, FL. Come out and adopt your new BFF! CLICK HERE

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL:

SOUTH ALABAMA JAGS FOOTBALL @ APPALACHIAN STATE - Sat 1:30pm, Boone NC, ESPN+ 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 vs VALDOSTA STATE - Sat 4pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium, Pensacola, CLICK HERE

ALABAMA vs NEW MEXICO STATE- Sat 11am, Tuscaloosa, SEC Network, CLICK HERE

AUBURN vs MISSISSIPPI STATE - Sat 11am, Auburn, ESPN, CLICK HERE 

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

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

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Greeting card for Veterans Day , Memorial Day, Independence Day .USA celebration. Concept - patriotism, protection, remember ,honor

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