Best Bets, Weekend of 6/8- 6/10

posted by Mary Booth -

6/8- 6/10

LOCAL EVENTS:


DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL- Sat 7am-2pm, USS Alabama Battleship Park, on the Causeway

Join iHeart Radio and 50 community and corporate teams racing in authentic 46-foot long Hong Kong style dragon boats! The friendly competition helps the Fuse Project raise money for programs in our local community. Bring the family for a day of fun, with food trucks, vendors, sponsors and a kid's area that is FREE this year. Adult admission is $10 and children under 12 are FREE! Get your tickets at www.fuseproject.org!  CLICK HERE    


GUITAR-B-Q with SUNDANCE HEAD - Fri 7pm, Moe’s Original Bar B Que, downtown Mobile

Join 95 KSJ for another Guitar-B-Q, with Sundance Head, season 11 champion of “The Voice”. This is a totally FREE show!  CLICK HERE    


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

oin 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   


JUDGE ROY BEAN REUNION- Sat 3pm-9pm, Daphne City Hall and Grounds

A day of memory & celebration for Jack West & Phillip Calametti, featuring LOCUST FORK BAND, THE RED CLAY STRAYS, with special guest ROBERT SULLY, BUZZ CARPENTER, AND RYAN BALTHROP.  Tickets are limited.  $50 each.  Proceeds benefit Pilots for Christ and Anchor Cross. CLICK HERE   


MOBILE BAYBEARS BASEBALL- Fri/Sat 7:05pm, Sun 5:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium

The BayBears host the Jackson Generals for this 5-game homestand starting Friday.  Promotions include Friday Night Fireworks… Saturday is $1 Concessions Night, with $1 Hot Dogs, Chips, Popcorn, and Sodas all game long… Sunday Funday / Bark in the Park with iHeart Radio: you can bring your well-behaved dog to the game, plus kids can play catch on the field before the game and run the bases after the game.  CLICK HERE


AFC MOBILE SOCCER vs RANGERS FC- Sat 7pm (gates open at 5:30pm), Lipscomb Athletic Complex, Michael Blvd, Mobile

AFC Mobile is hosting Military Appreciation Night.  Veterans and active personnel admitted free with military ID.  (Get there early for a pregame surprise!).   CLICK HERE   

 

PEPSI PIRATE PARTYSun 7pm-10pm, The Wharf, Orange Beach

Bring ye crew down to The Wharf on Sundays throughout summer for a swashbuckling good time!  “An Epic Pirate Adventure” presented by the lovely folks at Pepsi will play during both Spectra Sound and Light Spectacular viewing times, including Pepsi giveaways and beach balls, doubloons, a bubble machine and many more treasures.  CLICK HERE   


DISCOVER PINTA & THE NINA- Thurs-Sun, Perdido Key Oyster Bar & Restaurant

Tour the ‘Pinta’ and the ‘Nina’, replicas of Columbus’ ships.  CLICK HERE   


SOUTH MISSISSIPPI SUMMER FAIRThurs June 7th thru Sun June 17th, Mississippi Coast Coliseum

The South Mississippi Summer Fair is a family-friendly, jam-packed affordable annual event that offers rides, live music, shows, contests, and entertainment.  Children 11 and under get in free.  CLICK HERE    


FRIDAYS AT THE FIREHOUSE- Fri 5:30pm-7pm,  Station 14 in Toulminville (2062 MLK Ave)

This Friday, the crews of Station 14 open the doors to welcome their neighborhood and the City of Mobile for refreshments, games, a firefighter meet & greet, and a chance to discover the Mobile Fire-Rescue Department.  There will be art stations, gear races and light refreshments.  To keep up with dates and stations, follow Mobile Fire-Rescue on Facebook..  CLICK HERE   

 

DAUPHIN ISLAND SUNDAY SUNSET CONCERT SERIES featuring THE MOJAZZ BAND

Sun 6pm-8pm, West End Public Beach, Dauphin Island

Music and beach lovers are invited to bring lawn chairs and a laid back attitude to the Sunset Capital of Alabama. Admission is only $5 per person and those 12 and under are free. CLICK HERE 


MJ LIVE (Las Vegas' offical residency show)- Sat 8pm, Hard Rock Live Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


HAPPY TOGETHER TOUR 2018 featuring THE TURTLES, CHUCK NEGRON, GARY PUCKETT & THE UNION GAP, THE ASSOCIATION, MARK LINDSAY, and THE COWSILLS - Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE


RICKY NELSON REMEMBERED, starring MATTHEW & GUNNAR NELSONSat 8pm, Island View Casino, Gulfport, CLICK HERE    


BLUES ON THE BAY CONCERT SERIES:  BAY BRIDGE BANDSun 6pm, Community Maritime Park, Pensacola

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


THE ODD COUPLE- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 3pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

The Neil Simon classic comedy-- Oscar and Felix couldn’t be more different, but learn to live together as mismatched roommates.  CLICK HERE  


CLOSED SESSION-  Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Mobile Theatre Guild

An outrageous look at a day in the life of a recording studio. Throughout the play you'll hear a mixture of country, blues and gospel music written by Milton Brown (nationally known and multi-award winning song writer from Mobile).  CLICK HERE   


RAGTIME: THE MUSICAL- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Joe Jefferson Playhouse, Mobile

Tracking three diverse families in pursuit of the American dream in the volatile “melting pot” of turn-of-the-century New York, Ragtime confronts the dialectic contradictions inherent in American reality: experiences of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair.  CLICK HERE   




MOVIES:


OCEAN’S 8 (PG13)Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala.  Stars Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna


HOTEL ARTEMIS (R) Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, 'Hotel Artemis' follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals. Stars Jodie Foster, Sofia Boutella, Dave Bautista, Jeff Goldblum, Sterling K Brown


HEREDITARY (R) - When the matriarch of the Graham family passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. Stars  Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne


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