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Best Bets for the Weekend, Oct 14-Oct 16

JUBILEE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS- Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm, Lott Park, Main Street, Olde Towne Daphne

The Jubilee Festival of Arts features more than 130 local and regional artists. The festival also features the Jubilee Market for local food makers. Other attractions include entertainment, delicious food and Kids Art. Presented by the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce. CLICK HERE  

MOBILE GREEK FEST- Thurs/Fri/Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 12 noon-4pm, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, Ann Street, Mobile

NEW this year- Sunday festival! No entry fee. Cashless this year! Experience Greek culture, dance, live music, and FOOD this weekend! CLICK HERE  

13th Annual TASTE OF THE BEACH- Sat 10am-4pm, Gulfside Pavilion on Pensacola Beach

The day is filled with 18 participating restaurants’ signature dishes for $8 each, live music, a dance performance, a chef demonstration, cooking classes for kids, crab racing, t-shirt sales and more - all along the sugar-white sands and emerald-green waters of Pensacola Beach. Entry is free for Saturday’s festival. Presented by the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce. CLICK HERE   

GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN -Thurs 5:30pm-9pm, Government Plaza, downtown Mobile

Ladies 21+ join us for an evening of heavy hors d'oeuvres from local area chefs and restaurants. McTinis and other fabulous libations will make for an unforgettable evening of manicures, makeovers, shopping, and more! Benefitting the Ronald McDonald House of Mobile. CLICK HERE   

WOOFSTOCK- Sat 11am-6pm, Oyster City Brewing Company, downtown Mobile

Woofstock 2022 - Benefit Fundraiser for Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF). Join us to help raise money for homeless pets in our community!

There will be a doggie costume contest, music, craft beer, vendors, food, and weiner dog races! Don’t miss the Doggie Halloween Costume Contest at 4pm! CLICK HERE   

BUDDY WALK- Sat 8:30am, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

Sponsored by the Coastal Alabama Down Syndrome Society, raising funds to support local programs and services, as well as advocacy and public awareness initiatives that benefit all individuals with Down syndromeCLICK HERE  

LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR LAWN PARTY- Sun 10am-4pm, Sacred Heart Residence, 1655 McGill Avenue, Mobile

Family fun, including inflatables, video game truck, hay rides, and live entertainment with the Mobile Big Band Society and more.  CLICK HERE   

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

LoDa ArtWalk celebrates Halloween and Mobile Latin Fest! This event will highlight creatives within our community, including visual artists, musical performers, and local restaurants. Make sure to come downtown dressed festively for the spooky season! CLICK HERE   

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

This is the last month of Roll Mobile, so grab your skates and for a night of fun around Bienville Square! Mobile Parks and Recreation is again turning the streets around Bienville Square into a huge, outdoor, roller skating rink! Grab your skates and get ready to ROLL, Mobile! Listen to a live DJ and skate the square during ArtWalk! Roller Skates and Roller blades only. No Skateboards, Hover Boards, or Scooters allowed.  CLICK HERE  

SATURDAYS AT THE COOP- Sat 7pm-10pm, Cooper Riverside Park, downtown Mobile

This is a free monthly concert series. Relax and enjoy an evening under the stars with The Justin Howard Band (Country & Rock). Chairs and Blankets are encouraged. CLICK HERE   

FALL MARKET IN THE PARK- Saturdays Oct 15- Nov 19, 7:30am-12noon, Cathedral Square, downtown Mobile

The market features local artisans, farmers and so much more. Shop local for seasonal fresh fruits, local produce, vegetables, seafood, baked goods, jams/jellies, original art, decor and more in Cathedral Square. CLICK HERE   

BLACK JACKET SYMPHONY presents VAN HALEN’S “1984”- Fri 8pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

The Black Jacket Symphony recreates Van Halen’s “1984” live in its entirety—note for note, sound for sound—plus a full set of greatest hits from Van Halen. CLICK HERE   

TAYLOR TOMLINSON- Sat 7pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE   

INDIGO GIRLS with special guest RICKIE LEE JONES - Sun 7:30pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE   


KEVIN GATES- Fri 7pm, Pensacola Bay Center, CLICK HERE   


WORLD BALLET SERIES: SWAN LAKE- Sat 7pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

A part of the World Ballet Series, Swan Lake will be performed live by a multinational cast of 50 professional ballet dancers gathered to bring the most famous love story to life.  CLICK HERE   

CHICAGO, THE MUSICAL- Sun 7pm, Mon 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen. CLICK HERE   

MOVIES IN THE PARK: ROCK DOG 2 -Thurs 6pm, Herndon Sage Park (2900 Dauphin Street), Mobile

Not Rated: When Bodi and his band 'True Blue' leave Snow Mountain, to tour with pop sensation, Lil' Foxy, they learn that fame comes at a price.

Movies In The Park is a free event that will happen every Thursday in Fall! 8 Movies in 8 Parks! Bring your blankets, chairs and coolers for a Movie Night with Mobile Parks and Recreation. All Events Start at 6PM. Movies Play at Dark. CLICK HERE   

CINEMAS IN THE SAND: HOCUS POCUS- Fri 6:30pm, Gulfside Pavilion, Casino Beach Boardwalk, Pensacola Beach

“Hocus Pocus” is a 1993 classic Disney picture about a curious youngster who moves to Salem, Mass., where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of diabolical witches, played by Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy, that were executed in the 17th century for witchcraft.

Pack up your beach chairs and a blanket, and dig your toes in the sugar-white sand while watching classic family movies on Pensacola Beach for FREE this fall. CLICK HERE   

BOO AT THE ZOO- Sat/Sun 10am-5pm (thru Oct 30), Gulf Breeze Zoo

Gulf Breeze Zoo's Boo at the Zoo festival includes Halloween entertainment and kid-friendly fun around every corner. Explore our trick-or-treat trail complete with candy, treats and toys, bounce houses, face painting, and our Ambassador Animal Headquarters, not to mention the entire Zoo! CLICK HERE   

HALLOWEEN 4-D MOVIE NIGHTS AT OWA: FRIDAY THE 13TH- Sat 8pm, OWA Theater, OWA Parks & Resort, Foley

The OWA Theater proudly presents Halloween Movie Nights on Saturdays in October beginning Oct. 8. This 4-D experience will have you leaping out of your chair in fright as you watch your favorite classic horror movies with fog, lights and your favorite horror villains in person! This $5 ticket is a scary-good deal! CLICK HERE   

NIGHTMARE CHAMBERS: THE HORRIFIC RETURN- Fri-Sun Oct 1-Oct 30; Mon Oct 31, Downtown OWA, OWA Parks & Resort, Foley

Weekends in October, fear-goers can experience three different scare zones within one terrifying haunted attraction. CLICK HERE   

BANDS ON THE BLACKWATER: JESSE RITTER - Fri 7pm-9pm, Jernigan’s Landing, Milton

Bands on the Blackwater is a free outdoor spring and fall concert series held Friday nights in downtown Milton. Pull up your boat or bring a lawn chair and relax while listening to great live music! CLICK HERE   

THE CRUCIBLE- Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm (thru Oct 23rd), Joe Jefferson Playhouse, Mobile

In the insular, Puritan community of 1692 Salem, Massachusetts, a group of young girls are found dancing in the woods, and immediately fall ill. When no earthly cause can be determined, the citizens of Salem suspect that some more sinister force may be at hand. JJP presents this Arthur Miller classic with an all-female cast. CLICK HERE   

THE WIZARD OF OZ- Thurs-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm (thru Oct 23rd), The PACT Theatre Company, 5025 Cottage Hill Road, Mobile

Follow the yellow brick road in this delightful stage adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s beloved tale, featuring the iconic musical score from the MGM film. In this new adaptation, you are in for an exciting new fresh take on this classic tale! CLICK HERE   

DEATH BY DESIGN- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, Theatre 98, Fairhope

Edward Bennett, a playwright, and his wife, Sorel Bennett, an actress, flee London and head to Cookham after a disastrous opening night. But various guests arrive unexpectedly — a conservative politician, a fiery socialist, a nearsighted ingénue, a zany modern dancer — each with a long-held secret. When one of the guests is murdered, it’s left to to Bridgit, the feisty Irish maid with a macabre interest in homicide, to solve the crime. CLICK HERE   


USA JAGS vs ULM (HOMECOMING)- Sat 6pm, Hancock-Whitney Stadium, USA campus, NFL Network, CLICK HERE

For Game Day information on Home Games (parking, clear bag policy, etc) CLICK HERE   

Listen to Jags football all season on Sports Talk 99.5, 96.1 the Rocket and on iHeartRadio! Pre-game show starts 2 hours before kickoff. CLICK HERE   

ALABAMA @ TENNESSEE- Sat 2:30pm, Knoxville, CBS, CLICK HERE  

AUBURN @ OLE MISS - Sat 11am, Oxford, SEC Network, CLICK HERE   

FLORIDA vs LSU - Sat 6pm, Gainesville, ESPN, CLICK HERE     

FLORIDA STATE vs CLEMSON- Sat 6:30pm, Tallahassee, ABC, CLICK HERE  


Photo: Mobile Parks and Recreation

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