Best Bets, Weekend of 7/20- 7/22

posted by Mary Booth - 

7/20- 7/22

LOCAL EVENTS:

 

BLUE ANGELS BILOXI AIRSHOWSat/Sun 11am-4:30pm (site opens at 9am), Harrah’s Casino Great Lawn, Biloxi

You’ll be able to see the Blue Angels practicing Friday along the beachfront.  Saturday and Sunday, the best views will be from Harrah’s Great Lawn, the Biloxi Bay Bridge Walkway and from boats in the MS Sound (though you can expect the Coast Guard to enforce some restricted areas.) There’s no admission charge to watch the show, but Harrah’s is offering a VIP area with seating, shade, water and private restrooms on the Great Lawn for a fee.As for parking, lots that have been vacant since Katrina will provide space up and down Hwy 90, and you can expect property owners to sell spaces. CLICK HERE   


BOBBY BONES- Sat 6pm, Golden Nugget Casino, Biloxi

Special guest Maggie Rose joins Bobby for a night of music and comedy. CLICK HERE    


SKID ROW with special guests VIXENSat 8pm, Hard Rock Live, Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


TK 101 presents THEORY OF A DEADMANSun 7pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE    


ALABAMA DEEP SEA FISHING RODEOThurs 6pm Liars Contest;  Fri-Sun Fishing Rodeo, Dauphin Island Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo Site

The 85th Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo is a project of the Mobile Jaycees.  The ADSFR was approved by Guinness World Records in 2011 as the World’s Largest Fishing Tournament.  Festivities begin with the Liars Contest Thursday night, then fishing starts at 5am Friday.  CLICK HERE   

Music during the Rodeo includes Rollin’ in the Hay, The Molly Ringwalds, and The Red Clay Strays.  Get the music lineup HERE.


MOBILE BAYBEARS BASEBALL vs CHATTANOOGA LOOKOUTSWed/Thurs 6:35pm; Fri/Sat 7:05pm; Sun 5:05 pm, Hank Aaron Stadium

Promotions include Dollar Dog Wednesday; Thirsty Thursday ($1 beers) with iHeart Radio; Friday Fireworks; $1 Concessions on Saturday ($1 Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Chips, Pepsi Products All Game Long); Sunday Funday/Bark in the Park with iHeart Radio (Kids can play catch on field before game and run bases after the game.  Fans can bring dogs to game.)  CLICK HERE    


PENSACOLA BLUE WAHOOS BASEBALL vs JACKSONVILLE JUMBO SHRIMP- Wed/Thurs/Fri 6:35pm;  Sat 6:05pm; Sun 5:05pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium

Promotions include Wahoo Wednesday/Fireworks; Thirsty Thursday; FANtastic Friday; Fireworks Saturday; Family Sunday.  CLICK HERE     


RUNNING OF THE BULLSSat 9am (registration 7:30-8:30am), Seville Quarter, downtown Pensacola

This is like the Running of the Bulls in Spain, but with one big difference. The “bulls” are roller derby girls wearing horns armed with wiffleball bats. Proceeds benefit USO Northwest Florida.  CLICK HERE   

  

GALLERY NIGHTFri 5pm-9pm, Palafox St, downtown Pensacola 

July Gallery Night Pensacola Event is Running With The Bulls! Featuring artist Margaret Biggs, Karaoke, Performances and more.  CLICK HERE   


8th Annual DAUPHIN STREET VAULT- Sat 10am-10pm, intersection of Dauphin St & Joachim St, downtown Mobile

Pole vaulting competitors of all ages and skill levels, including Olympians, compete in this invitational that takes place right on Dauphin Street in downtown Mobile!  Presented by the Mobile Sports Authority.  CLICK HERE   


SAENGER SUMMER CLASSIC MOVIE SERIES: TOP GUNSun 3pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

This summer, the Saenger will again showcase 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’s movie is TOP GUN from 1986, starring Tom Cruise- As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.  CLICK HERE   


SUMMER CLASSIC MOVIES present HIGH SOCIETYSat 7pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

High Society is the 1956 classic starring Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, and Frank Sinatra,  A spoiled heiress must choose between three suitors: her jazz musician ex-husband, a stuffy businessman, and an undercover tabloid reporter.  CLICK HERE    


HEATHER LAND:  "i ain't doin it" Tour- Fri 6:00pm and 9:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE    


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

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


FRIDAYS AT THE FIREHOUSE- Fri 5:30pm-7pm, Station 23, Airport Blvd at Florida St, Mobile

Mobile Fire-Rescue Department continues its summer-long fun with another Friday at the Firehouse. This Friday, Station 23 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   

 

MURDER ON THE BATTLESHIP -THE LAST SHOW OF THE USO!!Fri 7pm, Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel, downtown Mobile

A Mobile Mystery Dinner Original- It was a real shock for everyone involved - to say the least - to see who shows up for this last extravaganza show of the USO!!   Never-the-less, anytime you get SO many famous celebrities together and only ONE Judge, some Hollywood skeletons may just jump out of the 

closet, so watch out!!  CLICK HERE     


CINDERELLA: THE MUSICALFri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, Playhouse in the Park, Langan (Municipal) Park, Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents our original musical "Cinderella - The Musical." Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family!  CLICK HERE    


THE SNOW WHITE VARIETY SHOW- Sat 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    


MOBILE BAY PARROTHEAD CLUB POKER RUN/ PUB CRAWL- Sat 2:30pm, Moe’s Original Bar B Que, downtown Mobile

Proceeds benefit Heroes On The Water and Team River Runner, helping our wounded veterans.  CLICK HERE    




MOVIES:


MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN (PG13)- In this sequel to Mamma Mia!, Sophie learns about her mother's past while pregnant herself. Stars  Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth


THE EQUALIZER 2 (R) - Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?  Stars  Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Bill Pullman


UNFRIENDED: DARK WEB (R) - A teen comes into possession of a new laptop and soon discovers that the previous owner is not only watching him, but will also do anything to get it back.  Stars  Rebecca Rittenhouse, Betty Gabriel, Chelsea Alden


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