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Best Bets for the Weekend, July 28- July30

JELLY ROLL with STRUGGLE JENNINGS & CAITLYNNE CURTIS - Sun 7pm, The Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE   

AMERICA- Sun 7pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE   

SMOKEY ROBINSON- Sat 8pm, Beau Rivage Biloxi, CLICK HERE  

GULF COAST ETHNIC & HERITAGE JAZZ FESTIVAL- Fri 7pm, History Museum of Mobile; Sat/Sun 5:30pm, Mobile Civic Center grounds, Downtown Mobile

The Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival presents three days of live jazz music on the Gulf Coast. Featuring local and nationally acclaimed artists, everyone is sure to enjoy. The “25 Years of Jazz” Gala is Friday night, and then Saturday and Sunday, it’s Jazz in the City on the Civic Center grounds. CLICK HERE  


WEDDING CRASHERS- Thurs 7pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

BACK TO THE FUTURE - Sun 3pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

Tickets may be purchased at the box office only. There are no online sales. The box office opens 2 hours prior to each film. You are encouraged to bring a donation item for United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile when you attend. Just drop your item off at the table in the lobby as you head for the popcorn! CLICK HERE   

CINEMAS IN THE SAND: “MOANA”- Fri at sunset, Gulfside Pavilion, Pensacola Beach

All movies are free to the public and will start at sunset on a giant inflatable outdoor movie screen in front of the Gulfside Pavilion stage, weather permitting. CLICK HERE   

MOVIES IN THE PARK: STRANGE WORLD- Fri 6pm, Pensacola Community Maritime Park

Bring your blankets and chairs then spread out on the lawn to watch a family-friendly movie underneath the stars. Pre-show activities begin at 6 p.m. Movies begin at sunset. CLICK HERE 

BLUES ON THE BAY: NOT QUITE FAB- Sun 6pm-8pm, Community Maritime Park, Pensacola

Enjoy a cool breeze off the bay while dancing and listening to some of the region's best musical talent. Concerts are free and open to the public. Pack your coolers, bring your lawn chairs and join us at the Hunter Amphitheater. CLICK HERE  

LOPE THE LOOP- Sat - check-in at 6AM, event starts at 7:30AM, roundabout on Broad St. by The Ice Box 

Celebrate the opening of Broad Street and Lope the Loop with the City of Mobile! Participants of all ages are invited to run, walk, roll and cycle the Henry Aaron Loop before celebrating at the finish line with a block party! CLICK HERE     

SALSA MUSIC FESTIVAL- Sat 11am-8pm, Community Maritime Park, Pensacola

For the first time, Pensacola will welcome the 11th edition of the Festival, celebrated in Fort Walton Beach for ten years up to 2019. The amphitheater will come alive with the sounds of master salsa bands, promising a day of vibrant energy and contagious dancing. CLICK HERE  

TASTE OF THE EASTERN SHORE- Sat 6pm-10pm, Daphne Civic Center

The Daphne High School Band Booster Club is hosting this event to benefit the Daphne High School Band’s upcoming Marching Band Season as well as instrument repair and replacement. Enjoy live music by the Velcro Pygmies, drinks, dancing, and tasty treats by the local businesses around the Eastern Shore!  CLICK HERE   

BACK TO SCHOOL FEST- Sat 10am-2pm, Main Public Library, downtown Mobile

Families and school aged children are invited to participate in hands-on activities, and explore local resources to prepare for the coming school year! Parents are invited to attend short presentations introducing back to school tips and community resources while kids play games and win school supplies! K-8 Students and their parents/guardians are welcomed.  CLICK HERE  

KIDS DAY 2023- Sat 9am-1pm, Tillman's Corner Community Center

Kid’s Day is a community event focused on preparing children to go back to school, sponsored by the SouthWest Mobile County Chamber of Commerce. The theme is “Ice Scream” for Kid’s Day and attendees will be building Mobile’s largest ice cream sundae! This event will feature games, free uniforms, free school supplies, a petting zoo, vendors, and a Beach Ball Drop at 12:00pm.  CLICK HERE    

LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm (July 21- Aug 6), Pensacola Little Theatre

An upbeat, funny, and fast-moving tale about a spirited girly-girl Elle Woods who follows the boyfriend who dumped her to Harvard Law School. Based on the movie. CLICK HERE   

A MIDSUMMER’S NIGHT DREAM BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm (July 14- July 30), Theatre 98, Fairhope

"The course of true love never did run smooth." Four Athenians run away to the forest only to have Puck the fairy manipulate their romantic affections. CLICK HERE    

MEAN GIRLS- Thurs-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm (July 13 through July 30), The PACT Theatre Company, 5025 Cottage Hill Road, Mobile

The PACT Theatre Company is pleased to produce Mean Girls: The Musical—the record-breaking new musical comedy, based on the hit film. (MEAN GIRLS is recommended for those 13+.) CLICK HERE  

PALAFOX MARKET- Saturdays 9am-2pm, Palafox Market North, at Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza, and Palafox Market South, at Plaza Ferdinand, downtown Pensacola

Fresh produce, live plants, baked goods, fine art and antiques are just a few of the items offered by the local small business owners who share their goods, knowledge and Southern hospitality. CLICK HERE   

2023 CMT Music Awards – Red Carpet

AUSTIN, TEXAS - APRIL 02: Jelly Roll attends the 2023 CMT Music Awards at Moody Center on April 02, 2023 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for CMT)Photo: Emma McIntyre / Getty Images Entertainment / Getty Images

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