Best Bets, Weekend of 3/24- 3/26


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AZALEA TRAIL RUN - Sat 6am, downtown Mobile

The Azalea Trail Run is the premier running/walking event produced by the Port City Pacers. It is one of the premier 10K road races in the United States and the 2011 RRCA National 10K Championship. The event also includes 5K and 2K runs, and a Health & Fitness Expo at the Civic Center (Friday 12 noon-9pm).  CLICK HERE   

THE WHARF BOAT & YACHT SHOW-  Thurs-Sun, The Wharf in Orange Beach

Over $90 million in boats and marine products on display, along with exhibitor displays, instructional seminars and much more, plus live music each afternoon. CLICK HERE   

FESTIVAL OF FLOWERSThurs/Fri/Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm, Providence Hospital, west Mobile

Mobile’s most “sentsational” experience celebrates its 24th year with its most impressive array of blooming beauty.  The Festival of Flowers is a true horticultural extravaganza offering splendid floral exhibits, life-size landscaped garden vignettes, informative seminars, dramatic tablescape designs, and more.  CLICK HERE  

ELBERTA GERMAN SAUSAGE FESTIVAL - Sat 8am -5pm, Town Park, Elberta, AL

The Elberta German Sausage Festival is a bi-annual fundraiser that benefits the Elberta Volunteer Fire Department. The fire department sells nearly 7,000 pounds of sausage, plus there will be arts & crafts, childrens activities and music.  Admission is free.  Rain or shine.  CLICK HERE   

MATISYAHU-  Sat 8pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE   


This full rock band, along with the Tied Up String Quartet will recreate all your favorites from this classic era of rock and roll, with a tribute to The Beatles, Pink Floyd and a whole lotta Led Zeppelin. CLICK HERE  

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING- Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm, Joe Jefferson Playhouse, Mobile

Much Ado About Nothing is generally considered one of Shakespeare’s best comedies, because it combines elements of mistaken identities, love, robust hilarity with more serious meditations on honor, shame, and court politics. CLICK HERE   


SOUTH ALABAMA JAGUAR BASEBALL- Fri/Sat 6:30pm, Sun 1pm, Stanky Field

The Jags host Georgia State University.  Jaguar baseball games are broadcast live on 99.5 FM The Jag, and also available via the iHeartRadio app.  CLICK HERE   

FLORA-BAMA’S BEACH RUN/WALK FOR AMERICA’S WARRIORS- Sat 7:30am-11am, Flora-Bama Lounge, Perdido Key

The start and end point is on the beach at Flora-Bama. All 5K runners will be headed into Alabama and all 1/2 marathon runners will be headed into Florida. 100% of the registration fees will go to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation.  CLICK HERE 

DRUGS: COST & CONSEQUENCES- Opening Fri Feb 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!


LIFE (R) - A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form, that caused extinction on Mars, and now threatens the crew and all life on Earth. Stars Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal

CHIPS (R) - A rookie officer is teamed with a hardened pro at the California Highway Patrol, though the newbie soon learns his partner is really an undercover Fed investigating a heist that may involved some crooked cops.  Stars Dax Shepard, Michael Pena, Kristen Bell, Adam Brody

SLAMMA JAMMA (PG)- Wrongfully accused and sent to prison, a former basketball star prepares for the national slam dunk competition while finding redemption in himself and in those he loves. Stars Chris Staples, Michael Irvin, Jose Canseco

POWER RANGERS (PG13)- A group of high-school kids, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world. Stars Elizabeth Banks, Bryan Cranston

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