Best Bets, Weekend of 4/14- 4/16

4/14- 4/16

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MOBILE BAYBEARS OPENING HOMESTAND- Wed/Thurs 6:35pm; Fri/Sat 7:05pm; Sun 2:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium

The 21st season of Mobile BayBears baseball is underway, with the BayBears first homestand this week, hosting the Jackson Generals. Promotions include:

Wed- $1 hot dogs/ $5 student tix 

Thurs- Thirsty Thursday/ College Night

Fri- Fireworks after the game

Sat- T-shirt giveaway

Sun- Sunday Fun Day / Bark in the Park, presented by Raising Cane’s and iHeart Radio

also, for Easter Sunday: Fans will have a chance to meet and greet the Easter Bunny and there will be an Easter egg hunt on the field before the game. CLICK HERE   

USA JAGUAR BASEBALL- Thurs/Fri 6:30pm; Sat 1pm, Stanky Field, USA campus

The Jags host defending College World Series Champion Coastal Carolina.  You can hear the games on 99.5 FM The Jag or on iHeart Radio.   CLICK HERE   

EASTER IN THE SQUARES Easter Parade & Egg HuntSat 10am-1pm, Bienville and Cathedral Squares, downtown Mobile

Free family fun, with the Egg Hunt at 11:20 at Bienville, then the parade at 11:45am from Bienville to Cathedral Square for egg & sack races, photos with Easter Bunny and more at 12noon.  CLICK HERE  


EASTER AT THE WHARF Egg Hunt - Sat 11:30am, Marina Lawn, The Wharf, Orange Beach

There will be separate age group areas designated for the annual hunt and a wide variety of kids activities offered on the lawn, including face painting, a bouncy house, giant coloring sheets, pony rides, cookies and more! Live rabbits will be around to amp up the cute factor and kiddos can take a keepsake photo with the Easter Bunny after the hunt. Admission is FREE, Face Painting: $5 - $10, Pony Rides: $5 



MOANA- Thurs 7:30pm, Langan Park

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS- Fri 7:30pm, Medal of Honor Park

Grab a lawn chair and enjoy a free outdoor movie during Spring Break.  CLICK HERE    

ZYDECO & CRAWFISH FESTIVAL- Sat 10am-6pm, Waterway Village, Gulf Shores

Sink your teeth into hot, juicy, lip-smacking crawfish throughout the day while dancing to the infectious rhythms of some of the best Zydeco bands from around the South. There will be arts and crafts vendors as well as children's activities.  CLICK HERE   

A CHORUS LINE presented by the University of AlabamaThurs 7:30pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

Follow these 16 dancers through the exhilarating and exhausting world of a Broadway musical.  CLICK HERE   

ROMEO & JULIET, presented by UWF Dept of Theatre- Fri 7:30pm, Sat 2:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

One of Shakespeare's most well-known and adapted works, UWF Department of Theatre's production is presented in the traditional style. CLICK HERE   

MUSCADINE BLOODLINE, REXTON LEE, RYAN DYER- Fri 10pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE   

KATHY GRIFFINFri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE  



There will be an Easter Egg hunt at the game.  CLICK HERE   

ISLAND FIGHTS 40- Fri 7:30pm, Pensacola Bay Center

MMA and Boxing.  CLICK HERE   

DRUGS: COST & CONSEQUENCES- Through September 3rd, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile

In this interactive exploration of the effects of drugs on both individuals and society, visitors will have the opportunity to explore the history and the current science behind drug law enforcement, drug prevention, drug addiction, and drug treatment specific to Alabama’s local communities, as well as the U.S.  CLICK HERE   

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THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS (PG13)When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before. This is the 8th in the Fast & Furious franchise.  Stars Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Charlize Theron


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