Best Bets, Weekend of 7/13- 7/15

posted by Mary Booth -

7/13- 7/15

LOCAL EVENTS:

 

BLUE ANGELS PENSACOLA BEACH AIRSHOW- Fri (dress rehearsal) 12 noon (Blues fly at 2pm); Sat (airshow) 12 noon (Blues fly at 2pm), Pensacola Beach

Parking is at a premium during the Pensacola Beach Air Show arrive as early as possible, ideally before 7AM, when the three large lots on Pensacola Beach fill up. Other lots may be available for parking but there could be a fee. Trolleys will be available to take you to the main beach from the large parking lots. Stay hydrated! CLICK HERE    


BLUE MARLIN GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP- Wed 7pm; Thurs 11am; Fri 4pm; Sat 4pm, The Wharf, Orange Beach

The Blue Marlin Grand Championship is unlike any fishing tournament. Big fish and even bigger purses! It is the final leg of the Gulf Coast Triple Crown Series.  Wednesday, it’s the Wharf Street Party and Billfish Boat Show.  Thursday, 11:01am: Boat departure from The Wharf Marina; great viewing spots along Canal Road. Friday/Saturday, Tournament weigh-ins and Billfish Boat Show.  CLICK HERE   


MOB MUSIC FESTIVAL- Fri/Sat 5pm-10pm; Sun 2pm-7pm, Cathedral Square, downtown Mobile

Musical artists  from various genres (including indie, country, bluegrass, rock, alternative, gospel, soul, funk, jazz, brass band, blues, R&B and hip-hop), will be highlighted. Admission is free to the public.  CLICK HERE   


LODA ARTWALK- Fri 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 delicious foods and hear the sounds of the LoDa Artwalk.  CLICK HERE   


SAENGER SUMMER CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES: CASABLANCA- Sun 3pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

This summer, the Saenger will once again showcase a Summer Classic Movie Series featuring classic hit movies the way they were meant to be seen: larger-than-life on the glorious BIG screen! For this year’s Movie Series, the Saenger will be partnering with McKemie Place, the only overnight shelter for single, homeless women in all of Mobile, Washington, and Baldwin Counties.  Get a free small popcorn when you bring an item or cash donation.  Find McKemie’s wish list by clicking the link below.  

This week- Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman- A cynical nightclub owner protects an old flame and her husband from Nazis in Morocco.  CLICK HERE

   

RACHEL PLATTEN- Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE    


CDBD, BOWLING BUDDY’S- Fri 9pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE    


EDDIE B- Fri/Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE    


CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER- Sat 8pm, Hard Rock Live, Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


OAKRIDGE BOYS- Sat 8pm, Island View Casino, Gulfport, CLICK HERE    


MUSIC IN THE PARK- Fri 6:30pm-8:00pm, Spanish Fort Town Center Park Pavilion

Enjoy a FREE musical performance by JIM ARMSTRONG in the Pavilion at Town Center Park at Spanish Fort Town Center. Concerts will be held every Friday evening through August 31.  CLICK HERE   


BLUES ON THE BAY: REUNION BAND- Sun 6pm, Community Maritime Park, Pensacola

Pack your coolers and bring your lawn chairs to Hunter Amphitheater for the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay Concert Series.  Concerts begin at 6 p.m. and are free and open to the public.  CLICK HERE   


FRIDAYS AT THE FIREHOUSE- Fri 5:30pm-7pm, Station 8, Lafayette St, Mobile

Mobile Fire-Rescue Department continues its summer-long fun with another Friday at the Firehouse. This Friday, Station 8 will open its doors to welcome the public for an open house style gathering to meet and greet the crews, tour the station, and learn more about the City of Mobile's fire department. Citizens are invited to enjoy fun and refreshments. To keep up with dates and stations, follow Mobile Fire-Rescue on Facebook..  CLICK HERE   

 

THE SNOW WHITE VARIETY SHOWSat 10am and 3pm; Sun 3pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

Bring the whole family to this riotous fairy tale romp told from seven very different dwarfy perspectives. What really happened with Snow White and all those little people after "Happily Ever After"?   CLICK HERE    


ROY MARTIN YOUNG ANGLERS TOURNAMENT- Sat, Dauphin Island Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo Site

The Roy Martin Young Anglers Tournament is designed to bring families together and encourage sportsmanship. RMYAT is for children 15 years and younger.  The one-day event features 31 categories with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes in all categories. One Master Angler is awarded.   CLICK HERE   


BATTLESHIP RUGBY 7s TOURNAMENT- Sat 7am-6pm, USS Alabama Battleship Park

Experience a different kind of football! Battleship Rugby will host their annual tournament on the grounds of the park. The matches will include regional teams and the newly-formed women’s teams. Bring a lawn chair, blanket and sunscreen. Enjoy a day of hard-hitting rugby.  $4 Park entry fee per car.  CLICK HERE   



MOVIES:


HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION (PG)- While on a vacation with his family, Count Dracula makes a romantic connection. Features the voices of Mel Brooks, Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg,


SKYSCRAPER (PG13)- A father goes to great lengths to save his family from a burning skyscraper.  Stars Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Pablo Schreiber 


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