Best Bets, Weekend of 5/19- 5/21

5/19- 5/21

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HANGOUT MUSIC FESTIVAL- Fri-Sun 11am-11pm, The Hangout, Gulf Shores

***SOLD OUT****  Acts include Mumford & Sons, Twenty One Pilots, Chance the Rapper, Phoenix, Major Lazer, Weezer.  CLICK HERE  

There is also a Thursday Kickoff Party featuring Migos, Cherub, Tchami, DJ Jazzy Jeff, with tickets available for $50.   CLICK HERE   

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

Jaguar Baseball concludes the 2017 regular season with its biggest conference series at home this season as they host rival Troy with SBC Baseball championship seeding on the line. Friday is "Clean out the Closet" promotion....1st 250 fans through the gates at 5:30 p.m.  will get to pick a promotional item of their choice from the promotional table.  Saturday is Senior Day.  CLICK HERE    

BATTLE OF THE BAY- MOBILE BAYBEARS AT PENSACOLA BLUE WAHOOSThurs/Fri/Sat 6:35pm, Sun 4:05pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium, Pensacola

Promotions include Thirsty Thursday, FANtastic Friday, Fireworks Saturday, and Family Sunday (with the Zooperstars mascots).  CLICK HERE   

3rd Annual LIONFISH REMOVAL & AWARENESS DAY- Sat/Sun 10am-5pm, Plaza de Luna

The combination of a festival and tournament – there are activities for divers, land-lovers, and the whole family! Divers removed 8,089 invasive lionfish from Florida waters during the two-day tournament last year.  Sponsored by the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida.  CLICK HERE 


DAUPHIN ISLAND REGATTASat 9am-until, Buccaneer Yacht Club

The race, which was postponed due to bad weather last month, will be held this Saturday. And the course has been amended; boats will sail from Theodore, around Middle Bay Light, and back.  CLICK HERE  


First Tournament of the 2017 Gulf Coast fishing season. All net proceeds of the tournament are donated to The Billfish Foundation and CCA. CLICK HERE   

GALLERY NIGHT- Fri 4pm-8pm (After Party 8pm-12 midnight), downtown Pensacola

Taking the "Arts to the Streets" where visitors can connect with the unique Culture of Pensacola. Palafox Street will be closed for traffic between Garden and Main Street.  CLICK HERE   

4th Annual SUCK IT, CANCER! CRAWFISH COOKOFFSun 2pm-5pm, Fairhope Brewing Company

The annual crawfish boil competition with proceeds benefitting the American Cancer Society. $10 gets you all the crawfish you can eat, boiled up five ways by five teams. CLICK HERE  

***Postponed due to wx, to Sunday May 28th****POLO FOR PAWS - Sun 11am - 5pm, Sonny Hill Farms Polo Field, Point Clear

Point Clear Polo presents Polo for Paws, a charity polo match benefiting The Haven. Family fun, bring your kids, friends and dog(s)! You can enter your dog in the half time dog costume parade.  CLICK HERE   

THE MUSIC MAN- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Chickasaw Civic Theatre

There's trouble in River City when a fast-talking traveling salesman cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying musical instruments and uniforms for a boys' band he’s organizing  — despite the fact that he knows nothing about music.  CLICK HERE  

ON THE VERGE; OR, THE GEOGRAPHY OF YEARNING- Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun 2:30pm, Theatre 98, Fairhope

The year is 1888 when Mary, Fanny, and Alex, three women who are each intrepid world explorers in their own right, band together to conquer Terra Incognita, the last and most mysterious of unexplored territories. CLICK HERE   

WONDER OF THE WORLDThurs/Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

Nothing will prepare you for the dirty little secret Cass discovers in her husband's sweater drawer. It is so shocking that our heroine has no choice but to flee to the honeymoon capital of the world in a frantic search for the life she thinks she missed out on. CLICK HERE   

PENSACOLA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA presents MUSIC FOR FAMILIES- Sat 9:30am, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

At 9:30 a.m., the Symphony will open the Saenger doors for children and their families to experience a number of hands on art activities, science of sound demonstrations and the popular Instrument Petting Zoo.  At 11 a.m.,  Maestro Peter Rubardt and the PSO musicians will journey through time with a special performance to teach attendees about influential musical figures.  CLICK HERE     

ALL THAT REMAINS, WILD FIRESat 8pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE   

ZZ TOPThurs/Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE    

JOHNNY RIVERSFri 8pm, Golden Nugget Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

THE CULT- Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE    

QUEENSRYCHE- Sat 8pm, Hard Rock Live, Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

JAMEY JOHNSON ****SOLD OUT****- Sat 8pm, Wind Creek Casino, Atmore, CLICK HERE    

BANDS ON THE BLACKWATER with THE REUNION BAND- - Fri 7pm, South Willing St, downtown Milton

A free outdoor concert series.  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   

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ALIEN: COVENANT (R) -The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.  Stars Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL (PG)- A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention.  Stars Jason Drucker, Alicia Silverstone, Tom Everett Scott

EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING (PG13)- A teenager who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.   Stars Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose 


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