Best Bets, Weekend Events Mobile/Pensacola, 8/31- 9/3

posted by Mary Booth - 

8/31- 9/3

LOCAL EVENTS:


JAG NIGHT ON DAUPHIN- Fri 7pm-10pm, Moe’s Original Bar B Que on Dauphin St

Cheer on the Jags and new head football coach, Steve Campbell, the night before the Jags home opener against Louisiana Tech. All the fun starts at Cathedral Square, with the South Alabama Marching Band parading down Dauphin Street to Moe's Original Bar B Que at Washington Ave for the South Alabama Pep Rally block party.  CLICK HERE   


SOUTH ALABAMA JAGS FOOTBALL vs LA TECHSat 6pm, Ladd Peebles Stadium

Gates: Open two hours prior to kickoff.  

Jag Prowl: Begins at 4:40 pm from the Southeast corner of the Ladd-Peebles Stadium parking lot

FanFest: Begins at 3 pm; live music and free food samples from vendors; join JT Crabtree and Joe McNulty during the pre-game radio show   CLICK HERE  

Listen to Jags Football on  96.1 The Rocket, 99.5 The Jag, and iheartradio.com (keyword Jags) all season.


UWF ARGOS FOOTBALL vs CARSON-NEWMAN - Thurs 7pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium, downtown Pensacola, 

TV: BLAB TV/WFGX/YURVIEW; CLICK HERE    


ALABAMA vs LOUISVILLE- Sat 7pm, Orlando, ABC, CLICK HERE   


AUBURN vs WASHINGTON- Sat 2:30pm, Atlanta, ABC, CLICK HERE   


FLORIDA vs CHARLESTON SOUTHERNSat 6:30pm, Gainesville, CLICK HERE   


FLORIDA STATE vs VIRGINIA TECH- Mon 7pm, Tallahassee, ESPN, CLICK HERE   


MOBILE BAYBEARS BASEBALL vs MONTGOMERY BISCUITS- Thurs 6:35pm; Fri/Sat 7:05pm; Sun 5:05pm; Mon 12:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium

This is the FINAL homestand of the 2018 BayBears season.  Promotions include Thirsty Thursday with iHeart Radio ($1 beers); Friday Night Fireworks: Saturday- $1 Concessions ($1 Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Chips, Mini Melts Ice Cream, BayBears Ice Pops, and Pepsi Products, All Game Long); Sunday Funday/ Bark in the Park with iHeart Radio (Kids play catch on the field before the game and run bases after the game; Fans can bring their dogs to the game).  CLICK HERE   


73rd Annual LABOR DAY PARADE- Mon 9:45am, downtown Mobile

Join the AFL-CIO Southwest Alabama Labor Council as they celebrate working people. As always, they will be tossing local, union made paper products from Kimberly-Clark Corporation Mobile Operations from over 2,000 marchers. (You can catch toilet paper and/or paper towels!!!)  CLICK HERE   


20th Annual CHEF CHALLENGEThurs 6pm-9pm, Fort Whiting

Some of the area’s most celebrated chefs come together to fight hunger and serve a side dish of friendly competition. Guests will enjoy live music by Roman Street, a silent auction and complimentary beer and wine. Proceeds benefit Feeding the Gulf Coast.  CLICK HERE    


3rd ANNUAL GULF COAST SUMMERFEST JAZZ EDITION - Sat 3:30pm-11pm, Community Maritime Park, Pensacola 

Bring your lawn chairs, coolers and umbrellas and enjoy 8 hours of non-stop jazz! Lineup includes  Boney James, Jeff Lorber, Brian Simpson, Earnest Walker, Jr., Julian Vaughn, Oli Silk, Jay Rowe.  CLICK HERE   


THIRD EYE BLIND and FILTERSat 8pm, Great Lawn, Harrah’s Gulf Coast, Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


BETTER THAN EZRAFri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE    


UPCHURCH, DEMUN JONESFri 8pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE    


MAXIMUM QUEPACITYSat 10pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE   


THE CLAIRVOYANTS: Thommy Ten and Amelie Van Tass -Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


RONNIE MILSAP- Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE 


UNITED STATES NAVY BAND’S COUNTRY AND BLUEGRASS BAND- Sun 6pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE     


BON FEST 2018Sat 12 noon-4pm, Booker T Washington High School, Pensacola

Based on the Obon festivals of Japan, BonFest Pensacola features authentic Japanese food, cultural performances and fun activities for guests of all ages. Free admission.  CLICK HERE    


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

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


THE END OF JACK CRUZFri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 3pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

A Post-Apocalyptic memoir about the last two survivors on Earth locked in a deadly struggle for survival. Dark drama. (Strong adult language and depicted graphic violence.)  CLICK HERE    


FRIDAYS AT THE FIREHOUSE- Fri 5:30pm-7pm, Station 20, Dauphin Island Parkway, Mobile

Mobile Fire-Rescue Department continues its summer-long fun with another Friday at the Firehouse. This Friday, Station 20 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   



MOVIES:


KIN (PG13)Chased by a vengeful criminal, the feds and a gang of otherworldly soldiers, a recently released ex-con and his adopted teenage brother are forced to go on the run with a weapon of mysterious origin as their only protection.  Stars  Carrie Coon, James Franco, Zoë Kravitz


OPERATION FINALE (PG13)- A team of secret agents set out to track down the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust. Stars Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Mélanie Laurent


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