Best Bets, Weekend of 6/2- 6/4

6/2- 6/4

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LOCAL EVENTS:

 

EXPLORE MOBILE- Sun 2pm-7pm, corner of S Royal & Church St, near Mardi Gras Park, downtown Mobile

Enjoy music, food, activities, as well as admission to the city’s tourist attractions. Keeping with the mission and vision of the Alabama Bicentennial Commission, Explore Mobile event seeks to celebrate the 2017 theme of “Exploring our Places” here in Mobile. Attendees will be able to explore 300 years of Mobile History inside the History Museum of Mobile, experience Colonial life inside the walls of the Colonial Fort of Mobile, gaze upon the period rooms of the Conde-Charlotte Museum House, step back in time as they navigate the Dora Franklin Finley African-American Heritage Trail and more!  CLICK HERE  

 

 

FIESTA OF FIVE FLAGS-The Fiesta of Five Flags was formed to celebrate the founding of Pensacola. In 1559, Spanish Conquistador, Don Tristan de Luna, established Pensacola as the first European settlement in the United States. 

 

GRAND FIESTA PARADE- Fri 7pm, downtown Pensacola, CLICK HERE    

 

FIESTA BOAT PARADE- Sat 1pm

The parade of over 25 marine vessels will start at the mouth of the Bayou Chico Bridge and will make its way to the Quietwater Boardwalk on Pensacola Beach. CLICK HERE   

The community is encouraged to join the procession of boats escorting Don Tristan DeLuna’s yacht to the shores of Pensacola Beach where he will be welcomed by Chief Mayoki, his Queen, White Dove, and tribe at the DELUNA LANDING CEREMONY.   CLICK HERE   

 

 

MOBILE BAYBEARS BASEBALLSun 5:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium, Mobile

The BayBears kick off their series with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos with Sunday Funday and Bark in the Park, with iHeart Radio.  Kids can play catch on the field before the game and run the bases after the game. And you can bring your well-behaved dog to the park!  CLICK HERE    

 

 

PENSACOLA BLUE WAHOOS BASEBALL- Thurs/Fri/Sat 6:35pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium, Pensacola

The Wahoos host the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, with Thirsty Thursday, FANtastic Friday and Fireworks Saturday.  CLICK HERE     

 

 

BRANTLEY GILBERT with TYLER FARR and LUKE COMBS- Sat 7pm, Amphitheater at the Wharf, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE    

 

 

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

 

 

BRIT FLOYD IN CONCERT - Fri 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

Brit Floyd brings the music of Pink Floyd to life once again with its lavish new stage show.  CLICK HERE   

 

 

MAXWELL with special guests LEDISI and LEELA JAMES- Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

 

 

THE O’JAYSFri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

 

 

DARREN KNIGHT’S SOUTHERN MOMMA EN EM COMEDY TOUR- Sat/Sun 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE     

 

 

THE OHIO PLAYERS - Sat 8pm, Island View Casino, Gulfport, CLICK HERE    

 

 

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

A free outdoor concert series.  CLICK HERE   

 

 

BLUES ON THE BAY CONCERT SERIES with EMERALD COAST BLUES BROTHERS- Sun 6pm-8pm, Community Maritime Park, Pensacola

When the Emerald Coast Blues Brothers take the stage June 4th they, like their movie counterparts, will be helping to raise money to save a program helping children. But in this instance it will be a local middle school instead of an orphanage in Chicago. Blues Angel Music Foundation will be taking donations to help the students of J.H. Workman Middle School after a fire destroyed a portable that housed their orchestra program, last Saturday. Instruments totaling $20,000 along with sheet music and several personal instruments of students were destroyed.   CLICK HERE    

 

 

FOOTLOOSEFri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

Ren and his mom move from Chicago to a small farm town. But Ren is not prepared for the rigorous rules and control created by a local preacher. Featuring an award winning selection of Top 40 hits.  CLICK HERE   

 

 

8th Annual DUEL ON DAUPHIN-  Sat 2pm-6pm, Dauphin Street, downtown Mobile

Benefits Feeding the Gulf Coast! Sample delicious crawfish at Hayley's, Loda Bier Garten, Brickyard, & Alchemy. $10 or 10 non-perishable items gets you in all four locations.  CLICK HERE

 

 

GRANDMAN TRIATHLONSat 7am, Fairhope Municipal Pier

Racers jump off Fairhope Pier into Mobile Bay and swim 1/3-mile to the shore. Then they bike 18.6 miles through the streets of downtown Fairhope and the rolling countryside. Racers conclude the race with a 3.1-mile run.. Proceeds benefit Mobile Baykeeper, myTeam Triumph: Southern Alabama, and Delta Bike Project.  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:

 

WONDER WOMAN (PG13)- Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny. Stars Gal Gadot, Robin Wright, Chris Pine

 

CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE (PG)Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.  Features the voices of Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Jordan Peele 

 

 

 

 

 

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