Best Bets, Weekend of 5/26- 5/29

5/26- 5/29

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LOCAL EVENTS:

   

ALABAMA with special guest THE CHARLIE DANIELS BANDSat 8pm, Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE   


MUSIC & MUDBUGS featuring DRAKE WHITESun 5pm, Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach

FREE ADMISSION with a suggested $5 donation to St. Jude Hospital.   Crawfish plates and other food/drinks available for sale.  VIP packages available.  CLICK HERE   


MOBILE BAYBEARS BASEBALLWed/Thurs 6:35pm, Fri/Sat 7:05pm, Sun 2:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium

The BayBears host the Birmingham Barons, with promotions including fireworks Friday….  $1 Concessions Night on Saturday ($1 hot dogs, $1 popcorn, $1 chps, $1 drinks all game long) with your Gulf Coast iHeart Radio stations...and Sunday Funday/Bark in the Park with iHeart Radio (Bring your well-behaved dog to the game.  Kids can play catch on the field before the game and run bases afterward).  CLICK HERE    


MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY- Sun 1pm, Veterans Memorial Park and Wall South, Pensacola

Keynote speaker Navy Commander Scott Moyer is a highly decorated combat fighter pilot and is also a two time member of the Blue Angels.  CLICK HERE    


MEMORIAL DAY FLAG LOWERING CEREMONYMon 6:45am, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, CLICK HERE


***Venue Change****BALDWIN POPS FAIRHOPE MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT - Mon 5:15pm, Fairhope Civic Center

The City of Fairhope will honor its military veterans with a Memorial Day Program and Baldwin Pops Concert on Monday, May 29th. The program will begin at 5:15 p.m. at the Fairhope Civic Center. The program will include: a moment of silence, prayer for deceased veterans, folding of the flag, and taps.The Baldwin Pops Band Memorial Day Concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Fairhope Civic Center. For more information on the Memorial Day program or the Baldwin Pops Band concert, call 251-929-1466.  CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA CIVIC BAND MEMORIAL DAY CONCERTMon 5pm-7:30pm, Pensacola Community Maritime Park

The Pensacola Civic Band and the City of Pensacola invite you to honor our fallen heroes who gave their lives for our freedom at the 2nd Annual Pensacola Memorial Day concert at the Hunter Amphitheater. The highlight of the concert will be 99 year old Pearl Harbor Survivor, Frank Emond as he tells of his account and conducts the band in Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever. In addition, Pearl Harbor survivor Cass Phillips will also tell his story and recount his experiences.  CLICK HERE   

 

MOBICON- Fri 12 noon-1am; Sat 9am-1am; Sun 9am-5pm, Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel, downtown Mobile

Mobile, Alabama's premier science fiction, fantasy, anime, comics, gaming, paranormal, horror and media convention!  CLICK HERE   

 

MOVIES IN THE PARK: FINDING DORY - Fri 7:50pm, Community Maritime Park, Pensacola

Bring your blankets and chairs then spread out on the lawn to watch a family-friendly movie underneath the stars. Admission is free. Movies begin at sunset and free event parking begins at 6pm.  CLICK HERE   


S’MORES ON THE SHORE- Thurs 5:30pm, Gulf Shores public beach

Bring blankets and chairs and enjoy campfires, live music and all the makings for s’mores, hosted by the City of Gulf Shores.  Free admission.  CLICK HERE     


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   


SAND DOLLAR LIFESTYLES SUMMER EXPERIENCE CONCERT - Sat 1pm-7pm, The Wharf, Orange Beach

Free concert featuring Shelby Brown (The Voice, Team Adam, Season 9) from 1 to 3… Whyte Caps from 3 to 5… and Midlife Crisis from 5 to 7.  CLICK HERE    

 

JOHNNY HAYES & THE LOVE SEATS- Fri 7pm, The Imogene Theatre, Milton

Alabama-raised, Nashville-based singer-songwriter Johnny Hayes weaves soulful blues-rock vocals through a musical fabric of acoustic, folk and pop. Johnny Hayes appeared on the 12th season of The Voice, on Team Adam.  CLICK HERE   


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

A free outdoor concert series.  CLICK HERE   


HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWSFri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK  HERE   


VANESSA WILLIAMS- Fri 8pm, IP Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE


SKID ROW with special guest KIXFri 8pm, Hard Rock Live, Biloxi, 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:


PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES (PG13)- Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea...including him.  Stars Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Geoffrey Rush


BAYWATCH (R) - Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchanan butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay. Stars Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron

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