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Aug 19

Best Bets for the Weekend, 8/22 - 8/24

Tue, Aug 19, 2014 @ 12:00 am to Tue, Aug 26, 2014

8/22 – 8/24


CLICK HERE for our FULL community calendar.





Williamson @ Baker, Game of the Week, WJTC/UTV 44

B.C. Rain @ Benjamin Russell

Escambia Co @ Baldwin Co

Fairhope @ Robertsdale

Flomaton @ Chickasaw

Jeff Davis @ LeFlore (at Ladd)

St. Luke’s @ McIntosh

St. Paul’s @ Alma Bryant

Sweet Water @ Thomasville

T.R. Miller @ Andalusia

Theodore @ Citronelle

W.S. Neal @ Bishop John Snyder (FL)




Spanish Fort vs Stanhope Elmore, WJTC/UTV 44 (Champions Challenge, Montgomery)





MARSHAL TUCKER BAND - Thurs 7:30pm, Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf

This is a kick-off event for Thunder on the Gulf.   CLICK HERE


THUNDER ON THE GULF POWERBOAT RACES - Fri, starting at 1pm, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE


USA JAGUARS FOOTBALL FAN DAY - Sun 4pm-6pm, USA Mitchell Center

Free and open to the public.  Get autographs and take pictures with the South Alabama coaches and players.  Ticket packages and gameday merchandise will be available to purchase, in preparation for the Jags’ first game against Kent State September 6th and the Jags’ home opener against Mississippi State September 13th.  You can hear all the South Alabama football games on Lite Mix 99.9.   CLICK HERE




DAUPHIN STREET BEER FESTIVAL- Sat 6pm-9pm, downtown Mobile

Work your way down Dauphin Street, sampling a variety of beers at 10 participating restaurants and bars.  Purchase a ticket at any participating bar or online, and register your information.   CLICK HERE



JAKE OWEN with PARMALEE & THE CADILLAC THREE - Fri 7pm, Amphitheatre at The Wharf, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE     


HEALTHY WOMAN GALA with the star of TLC’s “THE LITTLE PEOPLE” - Sat 6pm, Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf

Keynote speaker is Dr. Jennifer Arnold of TLC, on overcoming adversity.  CLICK HERE





THE MOLLY RINGWALDS – Sat 11pm (doors open 9:30pm), Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE




TASTE OF THE EASTERN SHORE - Fri 7pm, Daphne Civic Center

Sample food and beverages from 40 area restaurants and caterers, to benefit participating Daphne High School sports organizations.  CLICK HERE


CHILDREN’S CUP REGATTA - Sat, races start at 12:30, activities begin at 4pm, Fairhope Yacht Club

Sailboat racing throughout the day, with children’s activities from 4pm to 7pm, BBQ dinners at 5pm, and live music from 6pm-9pm.  Proceeds benefit Children’s Hospital of Alabama in Birmingham.  CLICK HERE




MOBILE BAYBEARS BASEBALL - Fri 7:05pm, Sat 6:05pm, Sun 5:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium

The BayBears host the Huntsville Stars, with Fan Appreciation Night and Fireworks on Friday; College Colors Night on Saturday; and Super Sunday Funday and Bark in the Park on Sunday.  CLICK HERE


STEEL MAGNOLIAS - Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm, Mobile Theatre Guild

In the world of Truvy’s beauty salon, six very different women come together to share their secrets, fears and love for one another….and a little neighborly gossip.   CLICK HERE





THUNDER RUN SUPER BOAT GRAND PRIX - Sat/Sun, Plaza de Luna, downtown Pensacola

Saturday, see the boats at the Race Village, with tests from 12 noon to 4pm, a boat parade at 6pm, and a street party from 7pm-11pm with fireworks (from the Blue Wahoos).   Sunday, racing starts at 1pm. CLICK HERE


DR. NO - Sat 7pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

The Saenger’s Classic Movie Series continues with the 1962 James Bond classic starring Sean Connery.  CLICK HERE



PENSACOLA BLUE WAHOOS BASEBALL - Fri/Sat 6:30pm, Sun 6pm, Pensacola Bayfront Stadium

The Blue Wahoos host the Montgomery Biscuits, with a Mystery Givewaway on Friday, Fireworks on Saturday, and Family Sunday Funday on Sunday.  CLICK HERE



THE FIRST 3 YEARS - Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

Patrick and Laura Winkles take you on a musical journey of two childhood friends who moved to New York City to follow their Broadway dreams, and ended up falling in love and back in Pensacola.  Features music from all genres, from John Legend to Stephen Sondheim.   CLICK HERE


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