Best Bets, Weekend of 5/11- 5/13

5/11- 5/13 

LOCAL EVENTS:


BLACK JACKET SYMPHONY presents THE EAGLES’ HOTEL CALIFORNIA- Sat 8pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

The Black Jacket Symphony offers a unique concert experience through recreating classic albums in a live performance setting. A selected album is performed in its entirety by a group of handpicked musicians specifically selected for each album. The second set features a selection of the album artist's "greatest hits."  CLICK HERE 


DISNEY ON ICE presents FROZEN- Fri 10:30am and 7:00pm; Sat 2:00pm and 6:00pm; Sun 2:00pm, Pensacola Bay Center

Dazzling ice skating, special effects and unforgettable music will magically transport you to wintry Arendelle. Be a part of Anna’s fearless adventure to find her sister, Queen Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter.  CLICK HERE   


RUBEN STUDDARD SINGS LUTHER VANDROSSFri 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE   


THREE DOG NIGHTSat 8pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE   


CHRIS JANSONSat 8pm, Wind Creek Casino Atmore, CLICK HERE   


BLUE OCTOBERFri 8pm, Hard Rock Live Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


BILL ENGVALLFri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE


JOHNNY LANG- Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE       


BLUES ANGEL MUSIC BLUES ON THE BAY:  NOT QUITE FAB and STILL STANDING- Sun 6pm, Community Maritime Park

Enjoy a cool breeze off the bay while dancing and listening to some of the region's best musical talent.. Pack your coolers and bring your lawn chairs. Concerts are free and open to the public.  CLICK HERE   


LODA ARTWALKFri 6pm-9pm, Lower Dauphin Arts District, downtown Mobile

Join downtown art galleries, institutions, studios and unique shops as they open their doors and welcome you inside to see beautiful artwork, sample delicous foods and hear the sounds of the LoDa Artwalk.

CLICK HERE  


FAIRHOPE ROTARY STEAK COOK-OFF- Fri 7pm-until, South Bancroft St, downtown Fairhope

Be a part of the best street party ever, as 40+ teams compete, grilling Certified Black Angus Ribeye! The gates will be open from 7 p.m. till the cows come home!   And the party just begins with the food: you enjoy great music, dancing in the streets, and more fun than is legal north of the Mason-Dixon line!  CLICK HERE   


99 BOTTLES OF BEER ON THE LAWN- Sat 1pm-4pm, Southern Napa, Daphne

The Eastern Shore's Only Craft Beer Festival Returns for Year Number 6! Sample 99 different local, national and international craft beers. Ticket includes a commemorative tasting glass, beer samples, and live music.   CLICK HERE   


MOTHER’S DAY EVENING GARDEN CONCERT AT BELLINGRATHSun 5:30pm, Bellingrath Gardens, Theodore

The Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra and Bellingrath Gardens and Home will present their annual Mother's Day Concert on Live Oak Plaza. Enjoy a late afternoon of music surrounded by the beauty of the Gardens! Guests are encouraged to bring chairs and a picnic supper.  CLICK HERE    


4th Annual CREEKFEST- Sat 10am-2pm, Tricentennial Park, 2121 Lake Dr, Mobile

Come celebrate Three Mile Creek and the progress of the Mobile Greenway Initiative!  The free family-fun event will include a cane pole fishing tournament for ages 16 and under, environmental exhibits, canoe/kayak rides in the creek, music, food and more.  CLICK HERE    


HARVEST NIGHTS AT WEEKS BAY PLANTATIONSat 4pm-8pm, Weeks Bay Plantation, Fairhope

This evening on the farm features blueberry picking, a vendors market, food trucks, live music performance by Kevin Danzig with Ben E Keller, local artisans, kids activities and more! It’s a fun night for the entire family. Bring your blankets, chairs, BYOB and plan on spending the evening stocking up on organic blueberries, enjoying farm-to-table treats, watching the kids have a blast and listening to some amazing music under the stars.   CLICK HERE   


CORNHOLE AT THE FORT FOR MOBILE ARC- Sat 11am-2pm, Fort of Colonial Mobile, downtown Mobile

Cornhole at the Fort is a tournament managed by the Alabama Cornhole Association and presented by the Mobile Sports Authority. The inaugural tournament will consist of two team categories, social and professional.  Proceeds benefit, Mobile Arc, the largest agency in the county serving people of all ages who have disabilities such as autistic spectrum disorders, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and learning disabilities. CLICK HERE    


THE ADVENTURES OF PIPPI LONGSTOCKINGFri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Playhouse in the Park, Langan (Municipal) Park

Pippi Longstocking is a red-haired, freckle-faced, playful and unpredictable 9-year-old girl who has upside-down braids and does NOT want to grow up.  She and her friends have the most rollicking adventures, with horses and monkeys, the circus, and more!  CLICK HERE   


JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Chickasaw Civic Theatre

Familiar, funny favorite — Andrew Lloyd Webber’s version of how Joseph rose from slave to savior, rescuing his people from famine.  CLICK HERE   


FIRE SAFETY EXPOSat 9am-2pm, Dotch Community Center, 3100 Banks Ave, Mobile

Come on out for a fun-filled day while Mobile's best and brightest showcase real-world scenarios in search & rescue, vehicle extrication, fireground operations, fire safety demonstrations, and more! Be sure to bring the kids, as there will be entertainment for ALL ages. This event is FREE FREE FREE! ALL ARE WELCOME!  CLICK HERE      


MOBILE BAYBEARS BASEBALL vs BIRMINGHAM BARONSSat 7:05pm, Sun 2:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium

The Baybears kick off this homestand on Saturday.  Promotions include Sunday Funday/ Bark in the Park with iHeart Radio.  Kids play catch on the field before the game and run the bases after the game, and you can bring your (well-behaved) dog to the game! Sunday is also Autism Friendly Day with the Autism Society of Alabama.  CLICK HERE  


SOUTH ALABAMA JAGUAR BASEBALL vs UT ARLINGTONFri/Sat 6:30pm, Sun 1pm, Stanky Field, CLICK HERE   


AFC MOBILE SOCCER vs PENSACOLA- Sat 7pm, Lipscomb Athletic Complex, CLICK HERE



MOVIES:


LIFE OF THE PARTY (PG13)- After her husband abruptly asks for a divorce, a middle-aged mother returns to college in order to complete her degree. Stars Melissa McCarthy, Gillian Jacobs, Debby Ryan


BREAKING IN (PG13)- A woman fights to protect her family during a home invasion. Stars  Gabrielle Union, Billy Burke, Richard Cabral


RBG (PG)- At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But without a definitive Ginsburg biography, the unique personal journey of this diminutive, quiet warrior’s rise to the nation’s highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans – until now.  Now showing at the Crescent Theater in downtown Mobile.   


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