Best Bets, Weekend of 4/28- 4/30

4/28- 4/30

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LOCAL EVENTS:  


INTERSTATE MULLET TOSS- Fri-Sun (Celebrity toss at 12 noon Fri, 10am Sat/Sun), Flora-Bama Lounge, Perdido Key

Those who participate in the Mullet Toss will throw a dead mullet over the state line of Florida and Alabama to see who gets the farthest.  There’s also a bikini contest.  Portion of proceeds to benefit the Community Drug and Alcohol Council, Inc., local Boys and Girls Clubs, and youth groups on both sides of the line!  CLICK HERE   


25th Annual CRAWFISH MUSIC FESTIVAL -Thurs 4/27- Sun 4/30, grounds of Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi

Whether it’s the headline entertainment, hot boiled crawfish, or exciting mid-way rides, you won’t want to miss this event!  Friday headliners include Joe Diffie and Mark Chesnutt; Saturday headliners include Trace Adkins, Drake White & the Big Fire Band; Sunday, Marc Broussard.  CLICK HERE   


USA JAGUARS BASEBALL- Fri/Sat 6:30pm, Sun 12 noon, Stanky Field

The Jags host Little Rock. You can hear the games on 99.5 The Jag or on iHeart Radio.  CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA BLUE WAHOOS BASEBALLThurs/Fri/Sat 6:35pm, Sun 4:05pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium

The Wahoos host the Biloxi Shuckers, with promotions including Thirsty Thursday, FANtastic Friday, and Fireworks Saturday.  CLICK HERE   


DELTA WOODS & WATERS EXPO- Sat 9am-4pm, Five Rivers on the Causeway

The Expo is a FREE, fun and educational, family-friendly day of discovering and learning about the beautiful Mobile-Tensaw Delta. Activities include turkey calling, fly-tying, geocaching and more.  CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA CRAWFISH FESTIVALFri 12 noon-11pm; Sat 10am-11pm; Sun 11am-5pm, Bartram Park, downtown Pensacola

This year’s festival features 16,000 pounds of boiled crawfish, plus Cajun dishes such as red beans &  rice, boudin balls, seafood gumbo, etouffee, jambalaya, and Cajun pasta.  There’s a crawfish eating contest and childrens’ activities.  CLICK HERE    


BAMA COAST CRUISE CAR SHOW- Fri/Sat 9am-5pm, The Wharf, Orange Beach

Free to the Public! Come and see the beautiful cars on display. The highlight of Bama Coast Cruise is Saturday’s Parade Cruise from The Wharf, down the scenic beach highway and back. CLICK HERE  


*****Race postponed due to Weather; Party still on****** DAUPHIN ISLAND REGATTASat 9am-5pm, from Buccaneer Yacht Club to Dauphin Island

Often called the largest single-day point-to-point race in the United States, the Regatta winds up with a party on the Island, starting at 3pm.  CLICK HERE   


SUNDAY MORNING GOSPEL COUNTRY FEST FOR ST JUDE- Sun 6pm, Oak Park Church of God, Mobile

Featuring T Graham Brown, The Kendricks, Paul Tillman and comedian Peppi Garrett.  Doors open at 5pm.  $10 at the door, with proceeds to benefit St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  CLICK HERE  


BANDS ON THE BLACKWATER- CHOLE CHANNELFri 7pm, South Willing St, downtown Milton

A free outdoor concert series, this week featuring former America’s Got Talent contestant Chloe Channel.  CLICK HERE   


GOV’T MULE- Thurs 8pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE   


MORRIS DAY & THE TIME- Sat 8pm, Hard Rock Live, Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


CHAKA KHAN- Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE  


STYXFri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA SYMPHONY presents BERNSTEIN & BEETHOVENSat 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE  


BYE BYE BIRDIEFri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, Playhouse in the Park

The Tony award-winning musical is a fond but insightful satire on American society of the 1950s, centering around an Elvis-like rock & roll superstar and the schemes of his would-be song-writer. CLICK HERE   


CHARLOTTE’S WEB- Fri 7:30pm, Sat/Sun 3pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

A literary classic, meet Fern and her prize winning pig, Wilbur. Wilbur and his barn yard buddies are lifted to notoriety when a clever spider named Charlotte spins miracle words into her web.  CLICK HERE  


ST BALDRICK’S FOR AIDEN - Sun 2pm-4pm, USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital

Bald will be especially beautiful, as people line up to get their heads shaved to raise money to fight childhood cancer!  Star Wars and other characters will be on hand for this fun family event.  CLICK HERE  


12th Annual SOUNDSIDE SPLENDOR- Sun 4pm-7pm, Portofino Island Resort, Pensacola Beach

Join celebrity chef Jim Shirley along with other top local chefs for this dining and entertainment event to benefit the local Children's Home Society of Florida. The evening features tapas-style cuisine, wine pairings, live entertainment and a silent and live auction.  CLICK HERE    


CRAWFISH FOR A CAUSESat 12 noon-4pm, The Grounds, west Mobile

All you can eat crawfish and beer, live music, and much more! Tickets are $25 in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. There will be plenty of family friendly activites and kids under 10 are free! All of the proceeds from this event go directly to the Arnold Luterman Regional Burn Center.  CLICK HERE  


DIABETES WALK to benefit CAMP SEALE HARRIS-  Sat 8am, University of South Alabama Intramural Fields

This is a family friendly Walk/Run raising awareness of diabetes, connecting the diabetes community, and an opportunity to make it possible for kids to attend Camp Seale Harris - Alabama's only diabetes camp.  CLICK HERE   


DRUGS: COST & CONSEQUENCES- Thru 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   


Don’t plan your weekend without your Best Bets- local events, movies, concerts and more!



MOVIES:


THE CIRCLE (PG13)- A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, only to uncover a nefarious agenda that will affect the lives of her friends, family and that of humanity. Stars Emma Watson, Glenne Headley, Bill Paxton  


HOW TO BE A LATIN LOVER (PG13)- Finding himself dumped after 25 years of marriage, a man who made a career of seducing rich older women must move in with his estranged sister, where he begins to learn the value of family.  Stars Eugenio Derbez, Salma Hayek, Rob Lowe, Kristen Bell


SLEIGHT (R) - A young street magician is left to care for his little sister after their parents’ deaths. He turns to illegal activities to survive, but his sister is kidnapped when he gets in too deep and he’s forced to use his magic to save her.   Stars Jacob Latimore, Seychelle Gabriel, Dulé Hill


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