Best Bets, Gulf Coast Weekend Events, 6/14-6/16



DIERKS BENTLEY with special guests Jon Pardi, Tenille Townes, and Hot Country Knights- Sat 7pm, Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE

THE FAB FOUR: THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE- Fri 8pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles' songs, the Fab Four will make you think you are watching the real thing. Their incredible stage performances include three costume changes representing every era of the Beatles ever-changing career. CLICK HERE  

ALABAMA BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL- Sat 8am-3pm, Jennings Park, Brewton AL

Enjoy arts & crafts, live music, children’s activities, and an antique car show… plus you’ll find lots of blueberries, blueberry bushes for sale, blueberry ice cream and cobbler and blueberry crunch! CLICK HERE

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI SUMMER FAIR- Thurs June 6- Sunday June 16, Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi

Each June the grounds of the Coliseum come alive with heart pounding rides, amazing free shows, live music, games and delicious food. Returning this year, Close Encounters of the Exotic Kind, Extreme Illusions & Escapes starring Josh Knotts & Lea and Show-Me Safari Petting Zoo & Swine Races! A new attraction this year is The 3 Ring Super Circus. CLICK HERE


QUEENSRYCHE- Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

THE SPINNERS- Fri 8pm, Golden Nugget Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE

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

LUNARO CIRQUE STYLE EXTRAVAGANZA - Sat June 8- Wed Aug 7, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE

LIVE ON MARS: A TRIBUTE TO DAVID BOWIE- Sun 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

Influenced by Bowie’s legendary concert performances, LIVE ON MARS fuses sound and vision to portray the essence of Bowie, his alter egos and creative muses, with a stunning light show and state of the art visuals and animation. CLICK HERE  

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

Stop by Cathedral Square for live music, visit downtown's other fabulous participating galleries and venues for art and live performances, and stroll through Bienville Square to support LoDa Night Market Vendors! CLICK HERE  

HIP HOP FOR HOPE- Fri 6:15pm, The Steeple, downtown Mobile

Come dance, sweat, and have fun, all for a good cause. This special event during ArtWalk will be led by Dee Thomas, one of Mobile’s most sought after instructors. A portion of proceeds will benefit Dance Without Limits, a local organization that offers dance classes exclusively for the special needs community. CLICK HERE

MARKET IN THE PARK- Saturdays through July 27th, 7:30am-12:00noon, Cathedral Square, downtown Mobile

Each year, the Mobile Arts Council and the City of Mobile Special Events Department work together to produce Market in the Park. Each week, the market features live musical performances, one-of-a-kind arts and crafts produced by local artisans, and locally grown produce, seafood, cheese and eggs, honeys, flowers and plants, baked goods, pasta, and more. CLICK HERE

PREMIERE OF ‘BO & THE UFO’ - Sat 1pm, GulfQuest theater, downtown Mobile

Fun-loving redneck Bo McGraw must help an extra-terrestrial get back on his flying saucer after being accidentally left behind in rural Alabama. Starring Steve Jenks, Killer Beaz (‘Moonshiners’). Written and Directed by Jon Miller. CLICK HERE

DIVE IN MOVIE: AQUAMAN- Sat 6pm-10pm, Sam’s Fun City, Pensacola

Enjoy a movie in the comfort of the pool and lazy river. The movie will begin at sunset. Food options will be available for additional feesCLICK HERE

REPTICON MOBILE REPTILE SHOW- Sat/Sun 10am-5pm, The Grounds, west Mobile

See live animals from around the world, purchase pets and pet products, and learn more about reptiles and exotic animals at live seminars and demonstrations. CLICK HERE

PENSACOLA BLUE WAHOOS BASEBALL vs TENNESSEE SMOKIES- Wed/Thurs/Fri 6:35pm; Sat 6:05pm; Sun 1:05pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium

Promotions include Thirsty Thursday, Fireworks Saturdays and Family Sundays. CLICK HERE

ASBA SOFTBALL OPENING WEEKEND- Fri 5pm (Game 1); 7pm (Game 2), Pat Hicks Field, Satsuma High School

The 2nd season of the American Softball Association starts this weekend! This is a professional softball league, made up of 4 teams, with players from around the country (as well as local players from South Alabama and UWF!). CLICK HERE

SISTER ACT- Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 3pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent!  CLICK HERE

HELLO, DOLLY!- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Joe Jefferson Playhouse

Matchmaker Dolly Levi is a widow, and a professional meddler. But everything changes when she decides the next match she needs to make is to find someone for herself. CLICK HERE

FOREVER PLAID- June 1-28; Tues-Sat 8pm, Sun 4pm, George C Meyer Performing Arts Center, Gulf Shores

The University of Alabama’s theatre department follows the journey of Sparky, Smudge, Jinx and Frankie as they form their band “Forever Plaid” before they meet a tragic ending from which they return via the holes in the ozone for one final performance.  CLICK HERE  

SCIENCE FICTION, SCIENCE FUTURE- Sat May 25 - September 2, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile

Engaging exhibits enable visitors to develop a deeper understanding of how science fiction ideas and concepts might become the science reality of tomorrow. Science Fiction, Science Future engages visitors with exciting hands-on and full-body experiences incorporating robots, invisibility, mind control, holograms, and augmented reality. CLICK HERE


MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL (PG13)- The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization. Stars Tessa Thompson, Chris Hemsworth, Rebecca Ferguson, Emma Thompson

SHAFT (R) - John Shaft Jr., a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, enlists his family's help to uncover the truth behind his best friend's untimely death. Stars Jesse T. Usher (Shaft Jr), Samuel L. Jackson (Shaft II), Richard Roundtree (Shaft I)

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