Best Bets, Weekend of 11/10- 11/12

posted by Mary Booth -

11/10- 11/12

LOCAL EVENTS:


COLLEGE FOOTBALL:


SOUTH ALABAMA JAGUARS vs ARKANSAS STATESat 4pm, Ladd Peebles Stadium, ESPN3, CLICK HERE

Join our iHeart Radio stations as we present our 3rd Annual iHeartRadio Tailgate Party with your South Alabama Jags this Saturday, starting at 2pm-- 

This #JagsTailgate event is entirely FREE:

Sample FREE food from nearly two dozen area restaurants

Enjoy FREE alcoholic (must be 21) and non-alcoholic beverages. 

A FREE live concert performance at 3pm from Danielle Bradbery, winner of NBC's The Voice during Season Four – courtesy of Big Machine Label Group.

iHEART RADIO TAILGATE DETAILS HERE

**Tickets to the game are a great value, available for as little as $20. Buy Online, or call (251) 461-1-USA.

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.  

Parking lot opens at 8am. 

Also, be aware of the new Clear Bag policy and Water policy at Ladd.  CLICK HERE 


ALABAMA @ MISSISSIPPI STATE- Sat 6pm, Starkville MS, ESPN, CLICK HERE    


AUBURN vs GEORGIA- Sat 2:30pm, Auburn, CBS, CLICK HERE    


FLORIDA @ SOUTH CAROLINA - Sat 11am, Columbia, SC, CBS, CLICK HERE   


FLORIDA STATE @ CLEMSONSat 2:30pm, Clemson SC, ESPN, CLICK HERE   


UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA @ WEST GEORGIA- Sat 1pm, Carrollton GA,  CLICK HERE   



OTHER EVENTS:


BLUE ANGELS HOMECOMING AIRSHOWFri/Sat 8am (gates open), 9:30am (Air Show begins), 2pm (Blue Angels fly);  

Friday Night Air Show at 4pm (NOTE: Blue Angels do not fly during Friday Night Air Show),  Pensacola Naval Air Station

The Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show is FREE and open to the public. There are special reserved seating available for purchase at https://tix.extremetix.com/webtix/2866. There’s also a static aircraft display and a kid’s zone. free. Areas will be reserved for the physically challenged. Food and memorabilia will be available at numerous concession stands. Pets, coolers and drones are not permitted. Security personnel and signs will direct spectators to parking areas near the show site..  CLICK HERE   


CHRISTMAS NIGHTS OF LIGHTS- Fri Nov 10- Mon Jan 1st, nightly from dusk until 10pm, including holidays, Hank Aaron Stadium

This amazing drive-thru Christmas light show features over 1 million LED lights, driven by over 10,000 computer channels, synchronized to both traditional and new rocking Christmas music playing through your car radio. CLICK HERE   


UCP CHRISTMAS NIGHTS OF LIGHTS 5K and FUN RUN- Thurs 4pm-5:30 (registration); 6pm (5K start); 6:45pm (Fun Run), Hank Aaron Stadium

Run (or walk!) through the Christmas Nights of Lights display at Hank Aaron Stadium (the night before the display opens to traffic) and support United Cerebral Palsy’s local programs for people with disabilities. Santa arrives at 5pm. Park at Hollywood Theaters and take the trolley to the Hank.  CLICK HERE   


JUNIOR LEAGUE OF MOBILE’S 33rd Annaul CHRISTMAS JUBILEE- Thurs 11am-8pm; Fri 9am-9pm; Sat 9am-5pm, Mobile Convention Center

Kick off your holiday shopping and get in the spirit at Junior League of Mobile’s 33rd annual Christmas Jubilee. The Gulf Coast’s largest holiday market features more than 110 merchants from around the country, under one roof for three exciting days of shopping.  Enjoy live entertainment!  Santa will be there, too!  Christmas Jubilee is vital to Junior League of Mobile's efforts in supporting and partnering with 18 community agencies.  CLICK HERE    


WORLD FOOD CHAMPIONSHIPS- Thurs- Sun, The Wharf, Orange Beach

The public and media are invited to attend the World Food Championships, an international food sport event, which consists of 10 championship categories – bacon, barbeque, burger, chili, dessert, recipe, sandwich, seafood, steak and chef challenge. General admission is free.  CLICK HERE   


THE VENARDOS CIRCUSNov 1- Nov 12, James Seal Park (540 Texas St), downtown Mobile

The American Circus with the heart of a Broadway Show. Created by former Ringling Bros. Ringmaster Kevin Venardos, the show features a small cast of artists in a kind of Circus-Broadway Musical.  Fun for the whole family.  CLICK HERE    


33rd Annual FRANK BROWN INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL- Nov 9- 19th, Flora-Bama Lounge and various venues in Perdido Key/Pensacola/Orange Beach/Gulf Shores

The festival is dedicated to the late Frank Brown, who was a night watchman at the Flora-Bama for 28 years, and whose moral values, integrity, and strength of character still endure. During this festival, Grammy Award winning songwriters and the up and coming stars of tomorrow come into the spotlight to perform original songs in multiple locations in Perdido Key, Pensacola, Orange Beach and Gulf Shores.  CLICK HERE  


USS ALABAMA VETERANS DAY CELEBRATIONFri-Sun, USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, on the Causeway

Activities are scheduled through the weekend, including;

Fri 6:45am- Flag Raising Ceremony

Fri 2:15pm- Skydivers bring in flags

Fri 3pm- Veterans Day Celebration and  Parade of Flags - Pavilion - free of charge

Fri 7pm - Veterans Day Concert featuring the Mobile Pops - Pavilion - free of charge

Sat/Sun 8am - 5:00 p.m. - Battleship Rugby Fall Tournament 

Sat 9am - Vietnam Veterans Legacy Motorcycle Ride

Sun 8:30am - Battleship 12K Point-to-Point Race (ends at the Park)

CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA CIVIC BAND SALUTE TO VETERANS- Sat 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

 “Pensacola’s Salute to Veterans,” a concert event featuring all branches of the US Armed Forces and music by the Pensacola Civic Band. All veterans are invited to attend this concert free of charge. Free ticket must be picked up at the Saenger Box Office.  CLICK HERE   


FAIRHOPE FILM FESTIVAL- Thurs-Sun, various venues, downtown Fairhope

The Fairhope Film Festival is a film lover’s film festival, offering participants the opportunity to see world-class award winning films in a unique, picturesque location over a four-day period.  CLICK HERE   


4th Annual PENSACOLA FOO FOO FESTIVAL- Nov 2- Nov 12

The Foo Foo Festival offers 12 days of unique artistic shows and events. Including Naval air shows, ballets, operas, culinary events, songwriter showcases, concerts and many more unordinary and extraordinary cultural events in between.  Several events this weekend are part of the Foo Foo Festival, including the Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival, the Busker Festival, and The Wedding Singer.   CLICK HERE


PENSACOLA UMBRELLA SKY PROJECT AND BUSKER FESTIVAL- Fri-Sun, Intendencia Street from Palafox to Jefferson. Downtown Pensacola

Free.   Spectators will be able to walk through the streets of Downtown Pensacola shaded by hundreds of colorful umbrellas suspended in the air — appearing to be floating.   Plus, Foo Foo Festival attendees can visit the premier Busker Festival, a festival full of entertaining street performers known for their musical, unusual and comedic acts.  CLICK HERE    


ELF THE MUSICALThurs 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

Part of the Broadway In Pensacola series.  CLICK HERE  


DENNIS DeYOUNG: THE MUSIC OF STYXFri 8pm, Hard Rock Live, Biloxi, CLICK HERE 


THE TEMPTIONS and THE FOUR TOPS- Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE


STRAIGHT NO CHASERSat 8pm, IP Casino Bilosi, CLICK HERE   

 

PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS HOCKEY vs FAYETTEVILLE MARKSMENFri/Sat 7:05pm, Pensacola Bay Center, CLICK HERE   


PETER AND THE STARCATCHERFri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Joe Jefferson Playhouse

Peter and the Starcatcher is a family-friendly prequel to the story of Peter Pan.  CLICK HERE   

  

THE WEDDING SINGER- Thurs/Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 3pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

Based on the 1998 film of the same name, the story revolves around Robbie, who sings at weddings, his failed relationship with his former fiancee', and his romance with a new love, Julia. Full of ‘80’s pop and all your wedding favorites.. 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:


MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (PG) -A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish & suspenseful mystery. From the novel by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express tells of thirteen stranded strangers & one man's race to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again. Stars Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad


DADDY’S HOME 2 (PG13)- Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays. Stars Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson


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