Best Bets, Mobile/Pensacola Weekend Events 1/25-1/27

1/25 - 1/27

LOCAL EVENTS:


2019 REESE’S SENIOR BOWL- Sat 1:30pm, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile

70th Anniversary Reese's Senior Bowl featuring the country's best senior collegiate football players and top NFL draft prospects on teams representing the North and South.  The game will be televised live by NFL Network.  CLICK HERE    


PIGGLY WIGGLY TAILGATE PARTY- Sat 10:30am-1pm, Ladd-Peebles Stadium

Passes for this party behind the East stands are limited to the first 3,500 fans who purchase a sideline seat to the game. In addition to free food and drink, tailgate party goers will enjoy inflatable activities, face painters, clowns, interactive inflatables and the Coca-Cola Family Festival game trailer.  Passes are available at all Piggly Wiggly locations and the Senior Bowl ticket office.  CLICK HERE    


REESE'S SENIOR BOWL EXPERIENCEFri 3pm-6pm, Mobile Convention Center, downtown Mobile

Free event-- enjoy several interactive displays, special activities and one-of-a-kind entertainment. Run through drills just like the players on the indoor football field, check out all the interactive displays from Reese's, adidas, the New Orleans Saints and AT&T, among others!   CLICK HERE   


COCA COLA MEET THE PLAYERS- Fri 3:30pm-6pm, Mobile Convention Center, downtown Mobile

One of the highlights of Senior Bowl week - for fans and players - is the Coca Cola Meet the Players event. Held each Friday of Senior Bowl week, fans get to interact, get an autograph and snap a picture with their favorite player at the Exhibit Hall of the Mobile Convention Center. Fans often line up early in the morning for the event.  CLICK HERE    


CELEBRATION OF THE WHITE MOON- Fri 7pm, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile

Usher in the Mongolian new year with the opening of the blockbuster exhibit – Genghis Khan: The Great Civilizer.  Celebration of the White Moon is an exclusive preview of the exhibit and a fundraising event. Enjoy an evening of authentic Mongolian performances, food, and drinks.  CLICK HERE    


GENGHIS KHAN: THE GREAT CIVILIZER- Sat Jan 26- Sun April 28, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile

Discover the man behind the legend in the blockbuster exhibition experienced by over a million people around the world. Through artifacts, performers, artwork, and other historically significant items, discover the eye-opening story of the world’s most well-known conqueror, civilizer and innovator.  CLICK HERE  


THE ASSOCIATIONFri 8pm, Golden Nugget Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE 


ASIA FT. JOHN PAYNE & STEVE AUGERI FORMERLY OF JOURNEY- Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE     


COLT FORD & THE LACS- Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE    


THE MOLLY RINGWALDS- Fri 10:30pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE    


FRANK FOSTER- Sat 8:30pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE     


CHIPPENDALES- Sun 9pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE    


CHARITY CHASE 5K & Fun RunSat 8am, O’Daly’s Irish Pub, Dauphin St, downtown Mobile

The Charity Chase is a 5k race series that generates funds, awareness, & excitement for multiple nonprofit organizations at once #WhatWouldYouRaceFor.  18 local charities are participating.   CLICK HERE    


RUN FOR SHEP- Sat 9am, Daphne City Hall

Registered participants may choose to run or walk either the 5K or half- mile fun run and participate in the “No Mo Chemo Party” for all of the local children who have fought and won the battle with cancer over the past year. All proceeds from the race benefit local families who have been affected by childhood cancer.  CLICK HERE    


MOBILE JEWISH FILM FESTIAL presents ITZHAK- Sun 3:00 pm, Springhill Avenue Temple

This enchanting documentary looks beyond the sublime musician, to see the polio survivor whose parents emigrated from Poland to Israel, the young man who struggled to be taken seriously as a music student when schools saw only his disability.  Followed by Violin & Piano Mini Concert and Dessert Reception.  CLICK HERE    


SEMMES CAMELLIA FESTIVAL- Sat 10am-2pm, Semmes First Baptist Church, Wulff Road

Camellia Maids will greet the guest. Camellia blooms, tablescapes, Camellias in Art, and a private collection of Camellia Plates by Villeroy & Boch will be on display.  Semmes Heritage Park & Museum will hold Open House during the Festival.  This is a sanctioned AL200 Bicentennial event.  CLICK HERE   


SNOWBIRD FEST- ****CORRECTION*** FRIDAY 9am-1pm, Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf

Snowbirds get FREE entertainment, as well as an opportunity to meet local area businesses to find out about lodging and services . CLICK HERE  


PENSACOLA OPERA presents ROMEO & JULIETFri 7:30pm; Sun 2pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, downtown Pensacola 

Witness Pensacola Opera’s historic take on the story, enhancing the true stars of this opera: Gounod’s beautiful, sweeping melodies and the talented voices of the production’s soloists.  CLICK HERE    


SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN- Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm, Chickasaw Civic Theatre

Set in the 1930s, this musical tale introduces the singing Sanders family, who perform their traditional and bluegrass gospel songs for the members of the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant, NC.  CLICK HERE    


THE NEW MEL BROOKS MUSICAL: YOUNG FRANKENSTEINFri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm, Joe Jefferson Playhouse, Carlen St, Mobile

Young Frankenstein is a musical based on the 1974 comedy film of the same name, a parody of the horror film genre, especially the 1931 Universal Pictures adaptation of Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" and its 1939 sequel, "Son of Frankenstein".  CLICK HERE   


THE CEMETERY CLUB- Thurs/Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 3pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

Three Jewish widows -Ida, Lucille, and Doris- meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husband's graves. Sweet, funny, and poignant.  CLICK HERE   


USA JAGS WOMENS BASKETBALL vs LOUISIANA - Thurs 11am, USA Mitchell Center, USA campus

USA JAGS WOMENS BASKETBALL vs ULMSat 3pm, USA Mitchell Center, USA campus

Listen to Jags Basketball on  99.5 The Jag and iheartradio.com (keyword Jags) all season.  CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS vs PEORIA RIVERMEN- Fri 7:35pm; Sat 7:05pm; Sun 4:05pm, Pensacola Bay Center, CLICK HERE   



MOVIES:


THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING (PG)A band of kids embark on an epic quest to thwart a medieval menace. Stars  Rebecca Ferguson, Tom Taylor, Patrick Stewart 


THE FAVOURITE (R) -In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.  Stars Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz. Now showing at the Crescent Theater in downtown Mobile

 

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