Best Bets, Weekend of 9/29 - 10/1

9/30 - 10/1

LOCAL EVENTS:


COLLEGE FOOTBALL:


SOUTH ALABAMA JAGS @ LOUISIANA TECH Sat 6 pm, Ruston LA, ESPN3, CLICK HERE    

You can listen to the games all season on 96.1 The Rocket and 99.5 The Jag, and on the iHeart Radio app.  Pre-game show starts 2 hours before kickoff.  


ALABAMA vs OLE MISS- Sat 8 pm, Tuscaloosa, ESPN,  CLICK HERE   


AUBURN vs MISSISSIPPI STATE-  Sat 5 pm, Auburn, ESPN, CLICK HERE   


FLORIDA vs VANDERBILT- Sat 11 am, Gainesville, ESPN, CLICK HERE   


FLORIDA STATE @ WAKE FORESTSat 2:30 pm, Winston-Salem NC, ABC, CLICK HERE   


UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA @ FLORIDA TECH - Sat 6 pm, Melbourne FL, CLICK HERE   



OTHER EVENTS:


THRILLER NIGHTS OF LIGHTSStarts Friday Sept 29 and runs through Halloween, dusk to 10pm nightly, Hank Aaron Stadium

The family-friendly drive-thru Halloween light display at the Hank is back for a 2nd year!  See friendly ghosts, spooky eyes, giant spiders and more, in light displays synchronized to music playing on your car radio.   CLICK HERE    


TEN SIXTY FIVE - Fri 5pm-10:30pm; Sat 2pm-10pm; Sun 2pm-8pm, downtown Mobile

Join Mobile's biggest, free street party, showcasing local, regional, and national bands all weekend long. Three days of live music--Cage the Elephant, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Wet Willie and  much more-- and it's all free!  CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA SEAFOOD FESTIVALFri 11am-11pm; Sat 10am-11pm; Sun 11am-5pm, downtown Pensacola

Enjoy delicious food and great music, during the 40th Annual Pensacola Seaood Festival, produced by Fiesta of Five Flags. This is one of the largest arts and crafts fairs in northwest Florida with more than 150 artisians and craftsmen, and over 40 food vendors, including 12 restaurants and caterers from the Pensacola area. FREE ADMISSION!  CLICK HERE    


BRAS ACROSS THE CAUSEWAY 5K and TA TA TASTEOFF- Sun 4pm-7pm, USS Alabama Battleship Park

Take part in the 5K or Fun Run… enjoy the Ta Ta Tasteoff… plus a bra display of 15,000 bras across the Causeway.  Proceeds benefit the Providence Hospital Breast Cancer Outreach Fund.   CLICK HERE   


5210 DAY OF PLAY - Sat 10am - 2pm, Community Maritime Park, Pensacola

Join us for a day of exciting activities, games, sports, contests and physical challenges for the entire family. Learn more about our partner 5-2-1-0 NWFL and the Florida Department of Health's initiative to improve overall health in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties.   CLICK HERE   


MOBILE SYMPHONIC POPS BAND- Sat 7pm, Cottage Hill Medal of Honor Park, CLICK HERE   


BALDWIN POPS FOUNDERS DAY CONCERT- Sun 6pm, Henry George Park, Fairhope Pier, CLICK HERE   


FRANKIE BALLARDFri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


ANJELAH JOHNSON (comedy)- Sat 8pm, Hard Rock Live, Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


AN EVENING WITH JEANNE ROBERTSON (comedy) - Sat 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE   


DA MAKE ME DANCESat 7pm, Mobile Civic Center

Da Make Me Dance – Back to School Tour, headlined by the Taylor Girlz, is the hottest young person tour in the country.  Drawing in ages from 6 years of age to 18, the tour is a high energy, get our of your seat and dance concert for young adults that’s sure to please.  CLICK HERE   


MANN’S FAMILY WORLD TOUR - Sun 7pm, Mobile Civic Center

Join the Mann family as GRAMMY award winner Tamela Mann sings new and old hits and her husband David Mann aka “Mr. Brown” performs his highly acclaimed comedy show.  CLICK HERE   


MOMMA’S BOY THE PLAY- Fri 8pm, Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi

What happens when a mother holds on to her son too long? That’s precisely what we learn as Nephew Tommy, Jackee’ Harry, Shirley Murdock, “Lil G” from the R & B group Silk, and more unite to tell the story of a how a man is forced to change the life of a “Momma’s Boy” and turn him into a grown man.  CLICK HERE  


21st Annual CRUISIN’ THE COASTSun Oct 1- Sun Oct 8, Mississippi Coast Coliseum

21st Annual Cruisin’ The Coast features all your favorite activities like cruise-ins, headline bands & oldies entertainment, a swap meet, the CTC/Vicari Auto Auction and much more!  CLICK HERE   


MAMA WON’T FLY- Thurs/Fri 7:30pm; Sat 2:30pm and 7:30pm; Sun 3pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

Join Valerie Russenberger and her cast of friends on this hilarious road trip. Three generations travel from Alabama to California to get to a wedding. They meet family, friends, strangers and each other along the way.   CLICK HERE    

  

CURIOUS GEORGE: LET’S GET CURIOUS - Thru Jan 7, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile

The new exhibit, Curious George: Let’s Get Curious!, will introduce young children to Curious George’s world and lead visitors on a fun, meaningful interactive math, science and engineering-based adventure. CLICK HERE   



MOVIES:


FLATLINERS (PG13) - Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience - giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife.  Stars  Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Kiefer Sutherland


AMERICAN MADE (R) - A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s.  Stars Tom Cruise


TIL DEATH DO US PART (PG13)- Michael and Madison Roland had planned to spend the rest of their lives together, until one day Michael's controlling ways turned their perfect marriage into a nightmare. With the help of her best friend, Madison decides to get away. After adopting a new identity, she meets Alex Stone and learns to love again. All is well, until Michael discovers Madison's whereabouts, and recreates the nightmare she once lived all over again.  Stars Taye Diggs, Annie Ilonzeh, Malik Yoba


A QUESTION OF FAITH (PG)- When tragedy strikes three families, their destiny forces them on a converging path to discover God's love, grace and mercy as the challenges of their fate could also resurrect their beliefs. Stars Richard T. Jones, Kim Fields, C. Thomas Howell



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