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Best Bets For The Weekend, Nov 11- Nov 13


7am- Flag Raising Ceremony, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

10am- Veterans Day Parade, downtown Mobile

12 noon- Honors Luncheon, Ft Whiting

3pm- Parade of Flags Celebration, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

6pm- Veterans Day Concert with the Mobile Pops, USS Alabama Battleship Pavilion  

PENSACOLA VETERANS DAY PARADE & CEREMONY - Fri 10am, downtown Pensacola, ending at Veterans Memorial Park for 11am Ceremony, CLICK HERE   

MILTON VETERANS DAY PARADE & CEREMONY- Fri 9:30am, Milton High School, followed by 11am ceremony at Veterans Memorial Plaza

US NAVY BLUE ANGELS HOMECOMING AIRSHOW- Fri/Sat, gates open at 8am, airshow begins at 9:30am, Naval Air Station Pensacola 

There is an incredible lineup of aerobatic performers, along with our very own Blue Angels. This event is FREE and open to the public. Spectators are encouraged to bring their own seating OR paid seating is available for purchase. CLICK HERE 



The Gulf Coast Challenge, “the Ultimate HBCU Experience,” was created to enhance the exposure of Historically Black Colleges & Universities. Events include:

Free City Concert featuring Jon B- Wed 6pm, Mardi Gras Park, downtown Mobile

GCC Mardi Gras Fest- Fri 6pm, secondline parade starts at Moe's Original BBQ to Mardi Gras Park for a Greek step show and free concert featuring Cupid and the 69 Boyz

GCC HBCU Fest featuring The Isley Brothers plus Tank- Fri 7pm, Mobile Civic Center 

Gulf Coast Challenge Parade- Sat 10am, downtown Mobile

Gulf Coast Challenge - Jackson State vs Alabama A&M- Sat 4pm, Ladd Stadium; post game concert featuring Doug E. Fresh


USA JAGS vs TEXAS STATE- Sat 4pm, Hancock-Whitney Stadium, USA campus, 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 @ OLE MISS - Sat 2:30pm, Oxford, MS, CBS, CLICK HERE   

AUBURN vs TEXAS A&M- Sat 6:30pm, Auburn, SEC Network, CLICK HERE    

FLORIDA STATE @ SYRACUSE- Sat 7pm, Syracuse, NY, ACC Network, CLICK HERE   

FLORIDA vs SOUTH CAROLINA- Sat 3pm, Gainesville, SEC Network, CLICK HERE



JUNIOR LEAGUE OF MOBILE’S CHRISTMAS JUBILEE- Fri Nov 11, 11am-7pm; Sat Nov 12, 11am-6pm; Sun Nov 13, 10am-5pm; Mobile Convention Center, downtown Mobile

Kick off your holiday shopping and support your community at Junior League of Mobile’s annual Christmas Jubilee located at the Mobile Convention Center. 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   


KEVIN HART- Thurs 8pm, Mobile Civic Center, CLICK HERE   

AARON LEWIS- Sat 7pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE   

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

BILL ENGVALL- Fri 8pm, IP Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

FRANK BROWN INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL- Thru Sunday Nov 13, various venues from Gulf Shores, Orange Beach to Perdido Key and Pensacola

The festival features nationally acclaimed songwriters in 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   

LODA ARTWALK- Fri 6pm-9pm, downtown Mobile

LoDa ArtWalk celebrates Native American Heritage Month! This event will highlight creatives within our community, including visual artists, musical performers, and local restaurants - including a special highlight on National Cake Day treats. CLICK HERE 

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

The City of Mobile Parks & Recreation and Visit Mobile invite you to a free concert, this month featuring Hollywood Vagabonds (80's hairband). Chairs and Blankets are encouraged! CLICK HERE    

PENSACOLA BEACH ART & WINE FESTIVAL- Sun 11am-4pm, Pensacola Beach Boardwalk

The Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce invites the public to spend a beautiful Sunday afternoon strolling the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk, enjoying the fall air while sampling wines and perusing the works of some of the Gulf Coast’s most talented artists. CLICK HERE  

FOO FOO FESTIVAL- Nov 3-Nov 14, 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   

PENSACOLA OPERA FORTY FORWARD- Sat 6pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

Pensacola Opera’s 40th Anniversary concert celebrating 4 decades of opera in PensacolaCLICK HERE   

MOVIES AT MEYER PARK: DOG - Thurs 6pm, Meyer Park, Gulf Shores

Locals and visitors are invited to bring their lawn chairs and blankets and join us at Meyer Park for a free movie under the stars. 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   


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