Best Bets for the Weekend, Nov 19- Nov 21


CITY OF MOBILE’S LIGHTING OF THE TREE- Fri 6pm-9pm, Mardi Gras Park, downtown Mobile

Bring the family for this annual event to kick off the holiday season! The Lighting of the Tree will take place at 6:30pm sharp. See Santa and take your picture in front of the Tree. Enjoy Hot Chocolate and Coffee from The Salvation Army and listen to Storytime with the Mobile Public Library from 6-7p! CLICK HERE  

CITY OF FAIRHOPE TREE LIGHTING- Thurs 5:30pm, downtown Fairhope, CLICK HERE

OWA TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY- Sat 5pm-8:30pm (Snow and Fireworks at 7pm), downtown OWA, Foley

Enjoy a snowy Tree Lighting ceremony with Christmas music playing through the streets of Downtown. This remarkable holiday experience is filled with ceremonious live entertainment followed by an epic lighting of OWA’s giant, 36-foot-tall Christmas tree, snowfall and fireworks display. Snow and Fireworks at 7pm. CLICK HERE  

LEGENDS IN CONCERT CLASSIC CHRISTMAS- Nov 17-Jan 2, Wednesday through Saturday at 7pm with additional 3pm matinees on Saturday and Sunday.

The all-new Classic Christmas will pay tribute to music royalty including Celine Dion, Karen Carpenter, Young Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley. CLICK 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 us! CLICK HERE 

CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE- Sat 2:30pm and 7:30pm, Mobile Civic Center

CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE lights up the stage in the awe-inspiring, eye-popping family holiday spectacular. This annual tradition wraps a whimsical, Broadway-style musical infused with contemporary circus artistry into the ultimate holiday gift for the entire family! CLICK HERE  

UNIVERSITY OF MOBILE’S CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR- Fri 7pm; Sat 2pm and 7pm; Sun 4pm, Cottage Hill Baptist Church

The University of Mobile’s Christmas Spectacular is an event created to spread holiday cheer through musical selections from classic carols to modern favorites. With over 20 ensembles and featuring over 200 students from Alabama School of the Arts with a 50-piece orchestra of combined students and professional mentors, you will experience an inspiring musical extravaganza that will stir your heart as you experience the joy of Christmas.  CLICK HERE 

FORTUNE FEIMSTER- Fri 7pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE  

FAB FOUR- Sat 8pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles’ classics, the Fab Four will make you think you are watching the real thing. Their incredible stage performances include three costume changes representing every era of the Beatles ever-changing career, and this loving tribute to the Beatles has amazed audiences in countries around the world. CLICK HERE

BOURBON BY THE BAY- Sun 3pm-6pm, 23 East at Brookley, Mobile

Raise your glass at the fourth annual Bourbon on the Bay, where you can sample from over twenty-five premium bourbons and whiskeys. The event will also feature heavy hors d'oeuvres, craft cocktails featuring local mixologists, a selection of wine and local brews, a unique silent auction and festive live music. Proceeds from Bourbon by the Bay benefit Coastal Alabama PartnershipCLICK HERE  

21+ MOVIE NIGHT AT THE EXPLOREUM- Sat 5pm-8pm, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile

Join us as we take a fantastic journey and continue our 21+ Movie Night with Jim Henson’s Labyrinth, starring David Bowie – playing in the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Digital Dome Theater. CLICK HERE  

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

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL:

SOUTH ALABAMA JAGS FOOTBALL @ TENNESSEE - Sat 6:30pm, Knoxville TN, ESPNU,  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 NEWBERRY - Sat 1pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium, Pensacola, NCAA DIVISION II CHAMPIONSHIP - SUPER REGION 2 CLICK HERE

ALABAMA vs ARKANSAS- Sat 2:30pm, Tuscaloosa, CBS, CLICK HERE

AUBURN @ SOUTH CAROLINA - Sat 6pm, Columbia SC, ESPN, CLICK HERE 

FLORIDA @ MISSOURI- Sat 3pm, Columbia MO, SEC Network, CLICK HERE

FLORIDA STATE @ BOSTON COLLEGE- Sat 11am, Chestnut Hill, Mass, CLICK HERE      

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Photo: Mary Booth WMXC


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