Best Bets, Weekend of 10/13- 10/15

10/13 - 10/15

LOCAL EVENTS:

COLLEGE FOOTBALL:


SOUTH ALABAMA JAGUARS @ TROYWed 7pm, Troy, ESPN2, 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.  

   

5th QUARTER CLASSIC- TUSKEEGEE UNIVERSITY vs JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY- Sat 6pm, Ladd Peebles Stadium, CLICK HERE    


ALABAMA vs ARKANSAS - Sat 6:15 pm, Tuscaloosa, ESPN,  CLICK HERE   


AUBURN @ LSU-  Sat 2:30 pm, Baton Rouge, CBS, CLICK HERE   


FLORIDA vs TEXAS A&M- Sat 6pm, Gainesville, ESPN2, CLICK HERE   


FLORIDA STATE @ DUKESat 11am, Durham, NC, ESPN2, CLICK HERE   


UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA vs DELTA STATE - Sat 4 pm, Community Maritime Park, Pensacola, CLICK HERE   


OTHER EVENTS:


THRILLER NIGHTS OF LIGHTSNightly through Halloween, dusk to 10pm, 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    


46th Annual NATIONAL SHRIMP FESTIVAL - Thurs/Fri/Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-5pm, Gulf Shores (public beach access at intersection of Hwy 59 and Hwy 182)

The Shrimp Festival has almost 300 vendors altogether…  Arts & Crafts, Children’s Activity Village, Fine Arts, Food, Retail Marketplace.  Over 100 hours of live entertainment, including Jerrod Niemann on the West Stage Friday night at 8:30. Admission is free.  Catch the shuttle from 9 parking areas ($5 for one day, $15 all weekend). CLICK HERE    


58th PENSACOLA GREEK FESTIVALFri/Sat 11am-9:30pm, Sun 12 noon-5pm, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 1720 West Garden St, Pensacola

The Pensacola Greek Festival is a wonderful opportunity for the Greek community to share their culture, traditions, heritage, faith, food, dance and the fun-loving spirit of Greece right here in our hometown. Admission is free.  CLICK HERE    


****CANCELED******5th QUARTER CLASSIC KICKOFF JAMFri 6pm-10pm, Mardi Gras Park, downtown Mobile

Keyshia Cole and Jon B. perform live at Mardi Gras Park. Gates open at 6 p.m., Show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Bring lawn chairs for seating; Food & beverage vendors onsite.  CLICK HERE   


LODA ARTWALK “SPOOKY WALK”Fri 6pm-9pm, Lower Dauphin Arts District, downtown Mobile

Oct. 13, Friday the 13th, ArtWalk will get creepy and become Spooky Walk! Plan to dress up in your favorite costume and come enjoy the art and atmosphere of LoDa! Music in Cathedral Square by Light Travelers with Theodore Arthur at the corner of Warren and Dauphin.  LoDa Artwalk is a free family-friendly event and a staple of Mobile's arts and culture..  CLICK HERE    


DAUPHIN ISLAND ART TRAIL- Sat 9am-4pm, various locations on Dauphin Island

10 local business with over 40 regional artists in a fun "island long" event with a "scavenger hunt" aspect in the stamping of the maps for prizes!  CLICK HERE   


LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR LAWN PARTYSun 10am-4pm, Sacred Heart Residence,

1655 McGill Avenue, Mobile

Enjoy  food, games, arts and crafts, the white elephant sale, and entertainment by Pelican 212.   CLICK HERE   


THOMAS RHETT with special guest DAN + SHAY and WALKER HAYES

-  Fri 7:30 pm, Pensacola Bay Center, Pensacola, CLICK HERE    

- Sat 7 pm, Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


JAMEY JOHNSONFri 9pm, Wind Creek Casino, Atmore, CLICK HERE


MICHAEL BOLTON - Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE 


ERIC BURDON & THE ANIMALS- Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


TRAVIS TRITT- Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, 


KEITH SWEATSat 8pm, Hard Rock Live Biloxi, CLICK HERE    


RUSSIAN GRAND BALLET presents SWAN LAKESun 6pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

You have only one opportunity to see a full-length classical production of one of the most famous ballets - Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, featuring Russia's brightest ballet stars and including the rarely seen "Waltz of the Black Swans!"   CLICK HERE 


SHOPKINS LIVE! SHOP IT UP!Sat 1pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

he #1 kids toy in North America is live and on stage in Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! Your beloved Shoppies make their theatrical debut in an original new live show featuring musical performances by Jessicake, Bubbleisha, Peppa-Mint, Rainbow Kate, Cocolette, Polli Polish and more! CLICK HERE   


HAUNTED FORT -Fri/Sat 6pm-9pm (and some weeknights, through Halloween), The Fort of Colonial Mobile, downtown

Haunted Fort brings together an amazing cast of actors, special effects, stages, and scenes in a truly unique and exciting walkthrough experience that you see, hear, touch, smell and feel. It’s tremendous fun and it’s sometimes a bit scary. CLICK HERE   


HAUNTED DUCKBOATS -Fri/Sat 6-9pm (and some weeknights, through Halloween), The Fort of Colonial Mobile, downtown

For centuries Mobile has been home to pirates, vagabonds, miscreants, soldiers, and ladies of the night. While their bodies may be gone their souls remain. Embark on a spine-tingling tour of Mobile and the Mobile River as we search along our haunted city streets for these forgotten souls who linger somewhere between today and the afterlife.  CLICK HERE   


OWA’S TOWN OF TERROR- Thurs 6pm-9pm, Fri/Sat 6pm-12 mid, Sun 6pm-9pm, OWA Amusement Park, Foley

If you love frights, OWA’s Town of Terror is just for you. Put your bravery to the test and see if you can handle the haunted house. From insane asylum escapees to a murderous butcher and everything in between, Town of Terror is not for the faint of heart. (Presented by Fairhope’s Nightmare Chambers.) 

In addition to Friday and Saturday frights, Town of Terror will also feature special Flashlight Nights on Thursdays and Sundays. You can experience fear in a whole new light. Weave your way through the terrifying maze with only the light of a small flashlight to guide you!  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   


OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALK - Sun 1pm-4pm, Daphne City Hall, Main St

The Out of the Darkness Walk, a walk for suicide awareness and prevention, benefiting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  There will be informational tents, a Memorial Wall to honor our loved ones, refreshments and live local entertainment. Registration is free!  CLICK HERE   


BRIDGE-TO-BRIDGE 5KSat 7:30am, Wayside Park, Pensacola

The 4th Annual Bridge to Bridge 5K will start at the base of the 3 mile Bay Bridge on the Pensacola side and will run over the Bay Bridge into Gulf Breeze, finishing at The Bridge Bar and Sunset Lounge.

A LOCAL’S “MUST DO EVENT!” RUN THE 3-MILE BAY BRIDGE WHILE IT’S STILL STANDING.  CLICK HERE   


MOVIES:


THE FOREIGNER (R) -A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers' identities. Starring Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan


MARSHALL (PG13)About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.  Starring  Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson 


HAPPY DEATH DAY (PG13)A college student relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer's identity.


PROFESSOR MARSTON AND THE WONDER WOMEN (R) -The story of psychologist William Moulton Marston, the polyamorous relationship between his wife and his mistress, the creation of his beloved comic book character Wonder Woman, and the controversy the comic generated.


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