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Best Bets for the Weekend, Sept 22- Sept 24

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM- Thurs 6pm-8pm, Mobile Carnival Museum, Downtown Mobile

Queens with Dreams presents “Night at the Museum” with proceeds benefiting CASA Mobile County (Court Appointed Special Advocates).

There will be live music, Hors D’oeuvres, Silent Auction, Wine Pull, 50/50 raffle and much more. CLICK HERE   

11th Annual THROWDOWN- Thurs 6pm-9pm, The Temple Downtown, Mobile

Throwdown is a fun-filled evening where attendees watch art in action and have the opportunity to take these pieces home by participating in a live auction at the end of the night. Five competitors will have 90 minutes to create original works of art from a shared supply table and a mystery box. This is the Mobile Arts Council’s largest annual fundraising event. CLICK HERE


DOWNTOWN GETDOWN- Thurs 5:00pm-9:30pm, Insider/Outsider, Downtown Mobile

Enjoy the musical talents of Jenna McClellan & band and the Bruce Smelley Band, as well as food and drink specials while supporting Hargrove Foundation causes in health and human services, education, arts and culture, and qualified sports activities. CLICK HERE   

MOVIES IN THE PARK: SPACE JAM - Thurs 6pm, Dog River Park (2459 Dog River Drive North), Mobile

Movies In The Park is a free event that will happen every Thursday in Fall! 8 Movies in 8 Parks! Bring your blankets, chairs, and coolers for a Movie Night with Us! All Events Start at 6PM. Movies Play at Dark.  CLICK HERE   


These free concerts consist of live music overlooking our beautiful white-sand beaches at sunset. Bring your blanket and lawn chair! CLICK HERE    

BALDWIN COUNTY FAIR- Tues/Wed/Thurs 5pm-11pm; Fri 5pm-1am; Sat 2pm -11pm, Fairgrounds, Robertsdale

This is the Baldwin County Cattle & Fair Association’s 72nd Annual Fair, with a circus, rides, a petting zoo, livestock exhibits and more. CLICK HERE   

PENSACOLA PARA CON- Fri/Sat 10am-6pm, Pensacola Interstate Fair Expo Hall, Pensacola

Pensacola Para Con offers celebrity meet and greets, discussion panels, ghost hunts, and more. A convention for fans of paranormal, science fiction, horror, fantasy, gaming, anime, costuming, and more. CLICK HERE   


MOBICON- Fri 12n-9pm; Sat 10am-10pm; Sun 10am-5pm, Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel, Downtown Mobile

Mobile's premier science fiction, fantasy, anime, comics, gaming, paranormal, and horror convention. There will be celebrity guests with Q&A and panels, tabletop gaming, video gaming, an old-school arcade, fan groups, and after-hours shows. CLICK HERE   

MOBICON presents KIDS DAY AT MARDI GRAS PARK- Sat 10am-6pm, Mardi Gras Park, Downtown Mobile

Mobicon will have free fun for the kids on Saturday- inflatables, face painting, sidewalk chalk art, music from the Mobile Second Line Society, and fight demos from the knights of the SCA.  CLICK HERE  

CINEMAS IN THE SAND: THE GREATEST SHOWMAN  - Fri 6:45pm, Gulfside Pavilion, Pensacola Beach

The Santa Rosa Island Authority invites families and friends, young and old, to unpack their beach chairs and blankets, dig their toes in the sand, and spend a Friday evening cozied up on Pensacola Beach while enjoying a FREE classic family film. CLICK HERE   

BANDS ON THE BLACKWATER: KARLI RYAN- Fri 7pm-9pm, Jernigan’s Landing, Downtown Milton

Bands on the Blackwater is a free outdoor concert series held Friday nights in downtown Milton. Pull up your boat or bring a lawn chair and relax while listening to great live music!  CLICK HERE  

LEANNE MORGAN- (SOLD OUT) Wed/Thurs/Fri 7pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE   

CHICAGO- Fri/Sat 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

AIR SUPPLY- Fri/Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE    

COLIN STOUGH (American Idol finalist)- Fri 8pm, Soul Kitchen, Downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE 

RED CLAY STRAYS - Sat 8pm, Soul Kitchen, Downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE      

THE WILDFLOWERS: A TOM PETTY TRIBUTE- Fri/Sat 7pm, OWA Theater, OWA Parks & Resort, Foley, CLICK HERE  

ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID- Thurs/Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

Join this exceptional cast as they portray the captivating stories of six women and their enduring friendship amidst the chaos of life and disastrous dresses. CLICK HERE   

USA JAGS FOOTBALL vs CENTRAL MICHIGAN - Sat 4pm Kickoff, Hancock Whitney Stadium, Mobile, CLICK HERE  

It’s Homecoming and Parents Weekend. Parking lot and tailgating open at 8. Kid Zone opens at 1. Jag Prowl and Homecoming Parade at 1:50.

Gameday info, including clear bag policy, HERE

Listen to the Jags all season on 96.1 The Rocket, Sports Talk 99.5 and the free iHeartradio app. Pre-game show starts 2 hours before kickoff. CLICK HERE  

ALABAMA vs OLE MISS - Sat 2:30pm, Tuscaloosa, CBS, CLICK HERE   

AUBURN @ TEXAS A&M - Sat 11am, College Station, TX, ESPN, CLICK HERE


FLORIDA vs CHARLOTTE- Sat 6pm, Gainesville, SEC Network, CLICK HERE 

UWF vs WEST GEORGIA - Sat 6pm, Pen Air Field, Pensacola, CLICK HERE   

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