Best Bets, Weekend of 8/11- 8/13

8/11- 8/13


CELEBRATE THE CITY- Fri 6pm-11:30pm, Bienville Square, downtown Mobile

Unity through music. Celebrate the City is for everyone in Mobile and it’s free. Come watch a genre crossing super jam featuring Doug E. Fresh, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band & George Porter Jr!! Also, Mobile's own Yellowhammer with Jake Peavy, Luther Dickinson, Johnny Sansone, a second line parade, live art, food trucks, and more!!! And its all FREE!!!. CLICK HERE  

LODA ARTWALK- Fri 6pm-9pm, Lower Dauphin Arts District (LODA), downtown Mobile

Join downtown art galleries, institutions, studios and unique shops as they open their doors and welcome you inside to see beautiful artwork, sample delicous foods and hear the sounds of the LoDa Artwalk. 


PENSACOLA BLUE WAHOOS BASEBALL, BAY TO BAY SERIES WITH MOBILE BAYBEARS- Thurs/Fri/Sat 6:35pm, Sun 4:05pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium, Pensacola

The Wahoos host the Mobile BayBears with Thirsty Thursday, Fireworks on Saturday and Family Sunday.  CLICK HERE    

USS ALABAMA 75th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION-Sat 8am-6pm, Battleship Park on the Causeway

Free parking and admission all day.  Events include 10 a.m. concert by Mobile Big Band Society in the Pavilion; 11 a.m. Commeration Ceremony; and 1 p.m.  Historical Battle Reenactment.  CLICK HERE   

2nd Annual DAUPHIN ISLAND REGGAE WEEKEND- Fri-Sun, Dauphin Island

Expect cool vibes and laid back feelings all weekend as Dauphin Island puts on a little Jamaican Jammin' with the 2nd Annual Reggae Weekend  Select restaurants and bars will be celebrating the food and music of Jamaica.  Artists include Ryan Balthrop, Rhythm Intervention, Ja’ Rhythm. CLICK HERE  

FLY BY RADIOFri 10:30pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE    

GARY ALLANSat 8pm, Wind Creek Casino, Atmore, CLICK HERE  


TANYA TUCKER- Fri 8pm, Golden Nugget Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

THE ISLEY BROTHERS- Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE 


WILLIE WONKA -THE MUSICAL-  Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, Playhouse in the Park, Langan Park, Mobile

The Broadway hit version of the beloved film “Willy Wonka- the Musical” is coming to the Playhouse in the Park! All your favorite songs will come alive on our stage, along with a chocolate river, Golden Tickets, Oompa-Loompas, and all the magic you know and love.   CLICK HERE   


DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Chickasaw Civic Theatre

This fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl,” and “Part of Your World” along with brand new songs! This spectacular production is sure to have you dancing and singing along the entire time!  CLICK HERE   

DRUGS: COST & CONSEQUENCESThru 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!


KIDS’ ER! FAMILY MOVIE CLUB: DISNEY’S ANIMATED SNOW WHITE  (1938)Sat 10am, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

Snow White, pursued by a jealous queen, hides with the Dwarfs; the queen soon learns of this and prepares to feed her a poison apple.  CLICK HERE 

SAENGER CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES: VIVA LAS VEGAS  - Sat 7pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

Race car driver Lucky Jackson goes to Las Vegas to earn money to pay for a new engine for his motor car. Working as a waiter, he still finds the time to court young Rusty Martin. 1964 classic starring Elvis Presley and Ann-Margret  CLICK HERE  


A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive. This 1959 Alfred Hitchcock classic stars Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason.. CLICK HERE   

ANNABELLE: CREATION (R) - Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker's possessed creation, Annabelle.  Stars  Miranda Otto, Stephanie Sigman, Lulu Wilson

THE GLASS CASTLE (PG13)- A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.  Stars  Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts 

THE NUT JOB 2: NUTTY BY NATURE (PG)- Following the events of the first film, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City's mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park.  Featuring the voices of Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, and Maya Rudolph.


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