Best Bets, Weekend of 2/9- 2/11

posted by Mary Booth -

2/9 - 2/11

LOCAL EVENTS:

MARDI GRAS PARADES:


MYSTIC STRIPERS - Thurs 6:30pm, downtown Mobile


CREWE OF COLUMBUS- Fri 6:30pm, downtown Mobile

MYSTICAL ORDER OF MIRAMS- Fri 6:30pm, Orange Beach

MAIDS OF JUBILEE- Fri 6:45pm, downtown Fairhope

KREWE OF LAFITTE ILLUMINATED PARADE- Fri 7:30pm, downtown Pensacola


FOLEY MARDI GRAS PARADE- Sat 11am, Foley

KREWE OF KIDS, KREWE OF GOATS, PRICHARD CARNIVAL ASSOCIATION- Sat 11am, Prichard

MYSTIC REVELERS- Sat 12 noon, Bay Minette

FLORAL PARADE, KNIGHTS OF MOBILE, MOBILE MYSTICAL LADIES, ORDER OF ANGELS- Sat 12 noon, downtown Mobile

KREWE OF MULLET MATES- Sat 2pm, Mullet Point

PENSACOLA GRAND MARDI GRAS PARADE- Sat 2pm, downtown Pensacola

MYSTICS OF PLEASURE- Sat 5:30pm, Gulf Shores

MYSTICS OF TIME- Sat 6pm, downtown Mobile

SHADOW BARONS - Sat 6:45pm, Daphne


KREWE OF WRECKS- Sun 2pm, Pensacola Beach

LOYAL ORDER OF THE FIRETRUCK - Sun 2:30pm, Daphne

JOE CAIN PEOPLE’S PROCESSION, JOE CAIN MARCHERS- Sun 2:30pm, downtown Mobile

LE KREWE DE BIENVILLE- Sun 5pm, downtown Mobile



MARDI GRAS SHIP ARRIVAL AND TOURS- Fri 11:30am, Alabama State Port Authority

The USS PHILIPPINE SEA (CG 58) is a Flight II Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser homeported in Mayport, Florida.  The public is welcome to attend the arrival ceremony, featuring local high school JROTC units, the Murphy High School Band, the Azalea Trail Maids, USS ALABAMA Crewmates and local dignitaries. Access to the welcoming ceremony is through the Alabama State Port Authority’s temporary Pier 2 gate located at the north end of Arthur Outlaw Convention Center on Water Street.  CLICK HERE  

TOURS OF USS PHILIPPINE SEA (Sat-Tues 8-11 and 1-4) and USCGC JACOB POROO (Sat 11 to 4; Sun 11 to 2)... CLICK HERE


JOE CAIN CLASSIC 5K RUN- Sun 8am, Canal & Broad, downtown Mobile

The race is famous for the post-race party on nearby Augusta Street, in front of Joe Cain’s House, with music and dancing in the street, and a visit from Joe Cain’s Merry Widows (11:45-ish).  Proceeds benefit challenged athletes.  CLICK HERE   


CHINESE NEW YEAR PARADE- Sat 10am, Fairhope United Methodist Church, Fairhope

All are welcome to join Children of the World celebrate family, Chinese culture, and community. Catch beads, moon-pies, and other throws - without the huge crowds! (It's an excellent way to give little ones the "parade" experience, in a safe and controlled environment)  CLICK HERE   


WORLD FAMOUS CLYDESDALES- Sat 11am-2pm, Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic, Springhill Memorial Drive, Mobile

The family event features carriage rides and photos with the Express Clydesdale Team with all donations to benefit USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital. The event is free.  There'll be food trucks and fun-filled activities. Hosted by Express Employment Professionals.  CLICK HERE  


CHAKA KHAN - Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW- Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


RILEY GREEN- Fri 9:30pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE   


PROJECT MARDI GRAS 2- Sat 10:30pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE  


PENSACOLA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA presents ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE: A BEATLES TRIBUTE- Sat 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

The arrangements are exact; the costumes are spectacular; and the nostalgia is thick enough to cut with a knife.  CLICK HERE   


JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT-  Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 3pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

This is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. CLICK HERE   


SOUTH ALABAMA JAGUAR BASKETBALL- Sat 1:05pm and 3:05pm, USA Mitchell Center

The lady Jags host Arkansas State at 1:05, followed by the men’s game.  CLICK HERE  


ISLAND FIGHTS 46: THE RETURN OF ROY JONES JRThurs 6pm, Pensacola Bay Center

Witness the last time Roy Jones Jr enters the ring for his hometown crowd February 8th at Island Fights 46. This is the most stacked fight card ever put together featuring both Pro MMA & Professional Boxing!

 CLICK HERE   


JIM GAFFIGAN-Sun 7:30pm, 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, downtown Pensacola, CLICK HERE 


ICE SKATING AT THE FORT OF COLONIAL MOBILE- Thurs 10am-8pm; Fri/Sat 10am-9pm; Sun 10am-8pm, CLICK HERE    



MOVIES:


FIFTY SHADES FREED (R)--Anastasia and Christian get married, but Jack Hyde continues to threaten their relationship. Stars Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson 


THE 15:17 TO PARIS (PG13)- Three Americans discover a terrorist plot aboard a train while in France. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Stars Jenna Fischer, Judy Greer, Thomas Lennon 


PETER RABBIT (PG)Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer's vegetable garden.  Features the voices of James Corden, Sia, Margot Robbie


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