Best Bets, Weekend of 8/25- 8/27

8/25- 8.27


JAG DAY AT THE SHOPPES  AT BEL AIR- Fri 5pm-7pm, Shoppes at Bel Air (near the fountain in front of JC Penney)

The South Alabama Jags’ annual football fan day is moving off campus for the first time, to the Shoppes at Bel Air.  Stop by for this free fan event! 

·         All of the Jags football players and coaches will be on hand to sign autographs

·         C-Spire Photo Booth with Coach Joey Jones and others

·         Cheerleaders, South Paw and others on hand

·         Ticket reps on hand to sell single game or season tickets

·         Win tickets for the Oklahoma State game

·         Corn Hole Game

·         Discounts at various Shoppes at Bel Air merchants for people wearing Jag gear


DOWNTOWN GET DOWN- Thurs 5:30pm-8:30pm, 113 Dauphin St, downtown Mobile

Come party in the street at Mobile's Inaugural Downtown Get Down block party benefiting the American Heart Association!  For a $20 donation, enjoy music by The Tip Tops and food and drink specials available at several Downtown Mobile hot spots!  CLICK HERE  

DAUPHIN STREET BEER FESTIVALSat 6pm-9pm, 30 participating venues, downtown Mobile

Grab your friends, grab your mug and get ready to taste a bevy of brews! The 20th Annual Dauphin Street Beer Festival is gearing up for another record year. With only craft beer offerings, quite a few new beers will be on the sampling menu.  CLICK HERE  for the list of beers;  CLICK HERE for ticket info    

RUBBER DUCKY REGATTA- Sat 10am-12 noon, Cooper Riverside Park, downtown Mobile

They’re dropping 5,000 rubber duckies into Mobile River at Cooper Riverside Park. The “adopted” duckies will race to the finish line for the grand prize of a Carnival Cruise. All proceeds will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile.  Enjoy a morning full of food trucks, prizes and family-friendly fun-- admission for the Rubber Ducky Regatta is free to attend and any remaining rubber duckies will be available for adoption prior to the race.  CLICK HERE  

PENSACOLA BLUE WAHOOS BASEBALLWed thru Sat 6:35pm, Sun 4:05pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium

The Wahoos host the Jackson Generals through Friday and then they host Mississippi Braves Sat/Sun, with Fireworks on Saturday and Family Sunday (kids can run the bases postgame and play catch on the field before the game) and Bark in the Park (You and your furry friend can watch the game from Hill-Kelly Hill).  CLICK HERE   

WHITE TIE ROCK ENSEMBLE- Fri 8pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, downtown Pensacola

The White Tie Rock Ensemble presents a tribute to The Beatles' Abbey Road. Featuring the unparalleled White Tie Sound, this full rock band, along with the Tied Up String Quartet will recreate all your favorites from this classic era of rock and roll.  CLICK HERE   

ANNIEFri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Joe Jefferson Playhouse, Mobile

Based on Little Orphan Annie, the popular comic strip, Annie has become a worldwide sensation. Winner of seven Tony Awards, the beloved show features a wonderful score, including the Broadway smash hit, “Tomorrow.” CLICK HERE  

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? - Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Mobile Theatre Guild

It is a play by Edward Albee first staged in 1962. It examines the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple, Martha and George.  CLICK HERE    

CATTLE BARONS’ BALL- Sat 6pm, Pensacola Civic Center

Enjoy gourmet western food stations and the city’s best live and silent auctions in a festive, themed atmosphere, to raise money for the American Cancer Society.  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!



Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization. CLICK HERE   

SAENGER CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES: DIAL M FOR MURDER (1954)  - Sat 7pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B. This Alfred Hitchcock film stars Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, and Robert Cummings.  CLICK HERE   

ALL SAINTS (PG) - ALL SAINTS is based on the inspiring true story of salesman-turned-pastor Michael Spurlock, the tiny church he was ordered to shut down, and a group of refugees from Southeast Asia. Together, they risked everything to plant seeds for a future that might just save them all. Stars John Corbett, Cara Buono

LEAP (PG) - An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house. Animated, featuring the voices of  Elle Fanning, Dane DeHaan, Carly Rae Jepsen.

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