Best Bets, Mobile/Pensacola Weekend Events 9/28-9/30

posted by Mary Booth - 

9/28- 9/30

LOCAL EVENTS:


KRUISE FOR ST JUDE - Sat  11am (Staging); 1pm (Kickstands up), Eastern Shore Center, Spanish Fort

Join us for the 17th Annual Kruise For St. Jude to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. We'll be riding in a police-escorted motorcycle ride down to the Flora-Bama.  Staging at 11am behind the movie theater at the Eastern Shore Center; kickstands up at 1pm riding to the Flora-Bama. Live entertainment at Flora-Bama by Ashley McBryde and David Lee Murphy.  CLICK HERE   


THRILLER NIGHTS OF LIGHTS -   ***OPENS THIS FRIDAY *** Sept 28- Oct 31, 7pm-10pm nightly, Hank Aaron Stadium, Mobile

Thriller Nights of Lights is a family-friendly drive-thru light show synchronized to music playing through your car radio. Displays of giant spiders, spooky eyes, friendly ghosts, and tumbling scarecrows are just a few of the displays to see dancing to a fun variety of music.  CLICK HERE   


30th Annual JUBILEE FESTIVAL OF ARTSSat/Sun 10am-5pm, Olde Towne Daphne

Art, music & seafood meet Southern charm at this annual festival, hosted by the  Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce. The Jubilee Festival of Arts features more than 100 local and regional artists booths, a two World Food Championships Qualifiers, Kids Art Park, entertainment & delicious food. Free admission.  CLICK HERE  


PENSACOLA SEAFOOD FESTIVAL- Fri 11am-11pm;  Sat 10am-11pm; Sun 11am-5pm, Seville Square, downtown Pensacola

Savor delicious seafood, enjoy various musical acts and immerse yourself in historic downtown Pensacola during the 41st Annual Pensacola Seafood Festival, produced by Fiesta Pensacola.  Free admission.  CLICK HERE   


USA JAGS FOOTBALL @ APPALACHIAN STATE  - Sat 2:30pm, Boone, NC, 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 @ DELTA STATE - Sat 6pm, Cleveland, MS,  CLICK HERE    

ALABAMA vs LOUISIANASat 11am, Tuscaloosa, CBS, CLICK HERE   

AUBURN vs SOUTHERN MISS (Homecoming)Sat 3pm, Auburn, CLICK HERE   

FLORIDA @ MISSISSIPPI STATE - Sat 5pm, Starkville MS, CLICK HERE   

FLORIDA STATE @ LOUISVILLESat 2:30pm, Louisville KY, ESPN2, CLICK HERE   


NEEDTOBREATHESun 7pm, Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE    


ROB SCHNEIDER- Sat 8pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE    


TOKYO JETZ & RYLO RODRIGUEZFri 9pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE


THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND - Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE    


CRAIG MORGAN- Fri 8pm, Island View Casino, Gulfport, CLICK HERE    


PRIMUS- Fri 8pm, Hard Rock Live Biloxi, CLICK HERE


ANJELAH JOHNSONSat 8pm, Hard Rock Live Biloxi, CLICK HERE     

     

CHICAGO, THE MUSICAL- Fri 7pm, Sat 3pm and 7pm, Sun 3pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE    


WHITE TIE ROCK ENSEMBLE presents AMERICANA ROCK!- Sat 8pm, Pensacola Saenger Theater, downtown Pensacola

The White Tie Rock Ensemble presents an evening of Americana Rock! with a tribute to The Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Tom Petty and The Eagles.  CLICK HERE   


MOBILE SYMPHONIC POPSSun 6pm, Spanish Fort Community Center, Hwy 31, Spanish Fort

Free admission.  CLICK HERE    


DOWNTOWN GET DOWN BLOCK PARTY - Thurs 5:30pm-8:30pm, Cathedral Square, downtown Mobile

This event is for the community to join together for live music from Boo Ray and The Underhill Family Orchestra, food from local restaurants and food truck vendors, drinks, kids' zone area, lawn games, and much more! All proceeds will benefit the Hargrove Foundation for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related initiatives in the area.  CLICK HERE   


POP-UP RIVERSIDE “JUST CAN’T FISH HERE” Sun 2pm-5pm, Cooper Riverside Park, downtown Mobile

“Just can’t fish here,” but you can play here! Cornhole! Croquet! Gigantic Jinga! Colossal Connect 4! Giant Checkers! Balloon artists and face painters along with live music.  Family friendly fun on the waterfront, sponsored by the City of Mobile Special Events Department.  Free to the public.  CLICK HERE   


INTO THE WOODSFri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 3pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

The Sondheim favorite about what happens AFTER "happily ever after". Cinderella, Rapunzel, Red Riding Hood, Jack and the beans, Prince Charming, and a wicked and beautiful witch. "Careful the things you say, children will listen... "  CLICK HERE    


GODSPELL- Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm, Laidlaw Performing Arts Center, USA Campus

Theatre USA kicks off the year with a clever, high-energy romp through the Gospel of Saint Matthew. The tales of the Good Samaritan, Lazarus and the Rich Man, the Beatitudes, and finally the Passion of Christ are depicted with poignancy when necessary and entertainingly throughout.  CLICK HERE   


SEWARD FARMS MAZE- Sat 10am-9pm, Seward Farms, Lucedale

Come to the border of Mississippi and Alabama on Tanner Williams Road, and you'll find tons of family fun, fresh air, twisting corn maze, fantastic food, and an evening by a crackling fire! Sept. 29th is American Hero Day.  CLICK HERE   


MAGNOLIA CORN MAZE- Sat 11am-9pm; Sun 12 noon -5pm, County Rd 49 S, Summerdale

Magnolia Corn Maze has many activities that the entire family will enjoy- 2 Challenging Corn Mazes,

Hayride & Cow Train, Zombie Paintball, Petting Zoo, Pig Race & Pony Rides and NEW!!! (Zip Line) Mag's Bee Line.  CLICK HERE   


PUMPKIN PATCH EXPRESS AND SCARY NIGHT TRAIN - Fri 5pm-9pm, Sat/Sun 1pm-9pm, Wales West Light Railway

Ride an authentic steam train to the Haunted Barn; enjoy the maze, kid-friendly pumpkin patch, hay ride, refreshments and bounce house. CLICK HERE    


BRISKET FOR BLUE- Sat 11am-2pm, Guy T. Smith Lodge, Dauphin Island Parkway, Mobile

A fun, family oriented event to raise money for the Mobile Law Enforcement Association and the Firemen's Safety Fund. There will be face painting for the kids and other activities for the family. LifeSouth will be on site doing a blood drive. Also, take advantage of the free Child Identification Program.  CLICK HERE    




MOVIES:


NIGHT SCHOOL (PG13)A group of troublemakers are forced to attend night school in hope that they'll pass the GED exam to finish high school.  Stars  Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, Brooke Butler


SMALLFOOT (PG)A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist. Animated.  Features the voices of Channing Tatum, James Corden, Zendaya


HELL FEST (R) A masked serial killer turns a horror themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends while the rest of the patrons believe that it is all part of the show.  Stars  Bex Taylor-Klaus, Reign Edwards, Amy Forsyth


LITTLE WOMEN (PG13)A modern retelling of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel, we follow the lives of four sisters - Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March - detailing their passage from childhood to womanhood.  Stars  Lea Thompson, Ian Bohen, Lucas Grabeel  


JULIET, NAKED (R) Annie (Rose Byrne) is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan (Chris O’Dowd) – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe (Ethan Hawke). When the acoustic demo of Tucker’s hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its release leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself.   Now playing at the Crescent Theater in downtown Mobile.    


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