Best Bets, Weekend of 4/27- 4/29

posted by Mary Booth -

4/27- 4/29

LOCAL EVENTS:

34th Annual INTERSTATE MULLET TOSS & GULF COAST’S GREATEST BEACH PARTY- Fri-Sun, Flora-Bama Lounge, Perdido Key

The main event consists of folks throwing a mullet, out of a 10-foot circle, from Perdido Key, Florida towards Orange Beach, Alabama.  Toss begins at noon Friday and 10am Saturday/Sunday, with celebrity tossers at noon each day. A portion of toss proceeds benefits the Community Drug & Alcohol Council, Inc., Youth Reach Gulf Coast, & local Boys & Girls Clubs on both sides of the line. Music will continue throughout the weekend including the “Big Earl Show”, Foxy Iguanas, Johnny Barbato Trio, River Dan Band, Oliver’s Twist, Jo Jo Pres, Whyte Caps, Anthony Orio, Mario Mena Band, and Ja Rhythm.  There’s also a Miss Mullet Toss bikini contest.  CLICK HERE   

 

JAMES BARKER BAND- Fri 9pm, Big Play Entertainment, Biloxi

Free Spring concert event with iHeart and K99 Country.  CLICK HERE    


2018 MUD BOTTOM REVIVAL MUSIC FESTIVALSun 3pm-7pm, 2415 Venetia Rd, Mobile

This year’s event features Jimmy Hall & Friends with opener, Crowned Jewelz. Family friendly. No pets. Hosted by Dog River Clearwater Revival.  CLICK HERE   


BILLY IDOL- Sat 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


THE RECORD COMPANY, RED CLAY STRAYS- Sat 8:30pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE   


JOHNNY GILL - Fri 8pm, Island View Casino, Gulfport, CLICK HERE   

(JOHNNY GILL -Sat 8pm, Wind Creek Casino Atmore ***SOLD OUT***, CLICK HERE)


PIFF THE MAGIC DRAGONSat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


MENOPAUSE: THE MUSICAL- Thurs 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, and, well, you know. This hilarious musical parody is set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s.  CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA SYMPHONY presents SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUESat 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

A stirring performance featuring Berlioz’s composition of “Symphonie Fantastique,” and ethereal works by Nielsen and guest composer Chris Rogerson. This concert is all about music that tells a story. CLICK HERE  


DELTA WOODS & WATERS EXPO- Sat 9am-5pm, 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center, on the Causeway

Featuring a variety of informative presentations, exhibitions and interactive displays by experienced outdoorsmen, professionals, educators and enthusiasts, the Delta Woods & Waters Expo includes numerous fun and exciting hands-on demonstrations which allow attendees to learn and practice new skills with one-on-one instruction.   CLICK HERE   


EXCEPTIONAL ARTS 2018Thurs 5pm-7:30pm, 28788 North Main Street, Daphne

Exceptional Foundation Gulf Coast participants partner with local and regional artists to create masterpieces for a live auction! $30 ticket will allow you to enjoy this fabulous night of music, live art aution, tastings from local resturaunts, orginal art for purchase and much more! CLICK HERE   


SENSORY FRIENDLY EXPLOREUM EXPERIENCE- Sun 11am-1pm, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile

The Gulf Coast Exploreum, in conjunction with the Autism Society of Alabama, invites you to a Sensory Friendly Experience in the new exhibit, Permian Monsters: Life Before The Dinosaurs and IMAX film Galapagos. (During this event, the exhibit of Permian Monsters will have all of the sound and animatronics turned OFF. The sound and lighting will also be adjusted for the IMAX film.) CLICK HERE 


GRANNY GET DOWN - Sat 11am-1pm, Bayview Senior Citizens Center, Pensacola

More than 50 different foods – from prepared meats to cooked entrees and desserts – will be available for sampling as part of the Granny Get Down fundraiser for Council on Aging of West Florida’s Senior Companion and Foster Grandparent program.   CLICK HERE 


LITTLE ANGEL RUN & KIDS’ FESTIVAL- Sat 8am (run), 10am-3pm (festival), The Grounds, West Mobile

The run starts at 8, followed by “Explore the Firetruck” at 9… then the Kids Festival from 10 to 3, with  a LIVE children's concert by Miss Patty Cake! The Festival is free.  CLICK HERE  


COPS & KIDS SPRING FESTIVALSat 10am-2pm, Ashton Brosnaham Park, Pensacola

Sheriff David Morgan and the ECSO’s School Resource Officers invite parents, guardians, and kids to a FREE picnic with hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and drink along with games and prizes. There will be demonstrations from our K-9, SWAT, and Escambia County Mounted Posse Units.  CLICK HERE  


WIGGLE WAGGLE RESCUE RUNSat 8am, Bellingrath Gardens

There’s a certified 5K run for humans only starting at 8:00 AM or a 1 mile fun run / walk for dog owners and their pups, which will begin at 9:00 AM. Both races will benefit the Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF).  CLICK HERE   


PAWS ON PALAFOX- Sat 10am-2pm, Plaza de Luna, downtown Pensacola

Hundreds of animal lovers will take to the streets for a family friendly 3K dog walk to support the Barbara Grice Memorial Low Cost Spay and Neuter Clinic at the Pensacola Humane Society. Stay after the walk for a party of epic proportions.  CLICK HERE    


CRAWFISH & CORNHOLESat 5pm-8pm, Fort Conde, downtown Mobile

Get your Cornhole team ready to compete or just enjoy the afternoon with a crawfish boil and music by Fat Man Squeeze.  Proceeds benefit Dwell Mobile.  CLICK HERE   


BAMA COAST CRUISE- Fri/Sat 9am-4pm, The Wharf, Orange Beach

It’s one of the Gulf Coast’s largest car show and swap meet combos, with vendors, daily event gatherings and giveaways for registered participants. Free admission for the public.  CLICK HERE   


USA JAGUAR BASEBALL vs ARKANSAS STATEFri/Sat 6:30pm, Sun 1pm, Stanky Field, USA campus, CLICK HERE   


AFC MOBILE SOCCER vs NORTHSHORE UNITED FCSat 7pm, Lipscomb Athletic Complex, Mobile

Mobile’s AFC soccer team plays its first home game of the season at The Lip.  CLICK HERE   


BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, Theatre 98, Fairhope

Don is a blind musician living in downtown Manhattan whose controlling mother disapproves of his relationship with a free-spirited hippie in this 1969 comedy.  CLICK HERE      



MOVIES:


AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (PG13)- The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe. Stars Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Don Cheadle, Chadwick Boseman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston


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