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Best Bets For The Weekend, July 15-July 17

BLUE MARLIN GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP ****Postponed until NEXT weekend due to WX **** Fri/ Sat, The Wharf Marina, Orange Beach

The Greatest Show in Sportfishing is unlike any other fishing tournament with huge fish and even bigger purses. It is the final leg of the Gulf Coast Triple Crown Series, so don’t miss the chance to witness this year’s tournament fleet and prized catches. Come early to enjoy industry-related vendors and try your hand at the St. Jude Fighting Chair Challenge — a real sportfishing fighting chair that is similar to “tug-o-war” against a friend while raising money for the kids at St. JudeCLICK HERE   ****Postponed until NEXT weekend due to WX ****

ALABAMA DEEP SEA FISHING RODEO- Thurs 6pm- Liars Contest; Fri/Sat -Weigh Station open 10am-7pm; Sun -Weigh Station open 10am-5pm; Rodeo site, Dauphin Island

The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo, a Project of the Mobile Jaycees, is the largest fishing tournament in the world. Founded in 1929, the fishing rodeo now attracts over 3,000 anglers and 75,000 spectators. There will be live music through the weekend, from Trotline, the Velcro Pygmies, and The Blackwater Brass Band.  CLICK HERE  

CHRIS STAPLETON- Fri 7pm, The Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE   

VINCE GILL- Fri 8pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE   

WHITE TIE ROCK ENSEMBLE: ARENA ROCK- Sat 8pm, Pensacola Bay Center

White Tie Rock Ensemble presents a tribute to: Journey, STYX, Boston, Foreigner and Van Halen! CLICK HERE   

GRAND FUNK RAILROAD - Thurs 8pm, Hard Rock Biloxi, CLICK HERE  

RON WHITE- Fri 7pm and 10pm, Beau Rivage Biloxi, CLICK HERE   

LEGENDS IN CONCERT: SUMMER LINEUP - June 7 – September 4, Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30pm; Saturday & Sunday matinees at 4pm, Legends In Concert, OWA Theater, Orange Beach

Legends in Concert and the OWA Theater are ready to kick-off summer with a sizzling hot lineup of some of the biggest names in music, with tributes to Katy Perry, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Cyndi Lauper and Bruno Mars. CLICK HERE  

3rd Annual CARIBBEAN DAY AT OWA- Sat 3pm-10pm, Downtown OWA, Foley

Caribbean music, art, and family activities.  CLICK HERE   

GALLERY NIGHT PENSACOLA "MOTORIN' CAR SHOW"- Fri 5pm-9pm, downtown Pensacola

July event will highlight the art of classic and hot-rod cars, plus art music and more!

Dozens of local and visiting cars will be on display along Government street and surrounding Plaza Ferdinand. Bring the family to check out this display of art-on-wheels! CLICK HERE  

DAUPHIN STREET VAULT- Sat 9am-9pm, 251 Dauphin St, downtown Mobile

The Dauphin Street Vault (DSV) is a not-for-profit grassroots event to raise awareness for the pole vault event and create an opportunity for spectators to see it up close. Whether you're competing in the event or just watching, you'll enjoy the block party atmosphereCLICK HERE

SAENGER SUMMER MOVIE SERIES presents TITANIC- Sat 7pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

The 1997 movie directed by James Cameron, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet: a seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

One hour prior to the movie, Alex Gartner, Executive Director of the Pensacola Children's Chorus will be performing music from the movie on the Great Saenger Pipe Organ. CLICK HERE   

EXPLOREUM AFTER HOURS: NATIONAL TREASURE- Sat 5pm (movies starts at 6), Exploreum Science Center, downtown Mobile

Not only will the Exploreum continue to host some of your favorite throwback movies (played in the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Digital Dome Theater), but they will also begin hosting scavenger hunts, costume contests, and much more - with loads of cool prizes. For July they’re featuring the Nicholas Cage hit movie, National Treasure. CLICK HERE   

PENSACOLA BLUE WAHOOS BASEBALL vs CHATTANOOGA LOOKOUTS- Tues-Fri 6:35pm; Sat 6:05pm; Sun 4:05pm; Blue Wahoos Stadium, downtown Pensacola

Promotions include Mullet Thursdays, Giveaway Fridays, Fireworks Saturdays and Military/Family Sundays. CLICK HERE  

Fishing rod and reel on boat

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