Best Bets, Gulf Coast Weekend Events 5/10- 5/12

5/10- 5/12

LOCAL EVENTS:

ALABAMA with THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND- Thurs 7:30pm, The Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE

BRYAN ADAMS- Fri 8pm, The Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE

JIM GAFFIGAN- Sat 7:30pm, The Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE 

HOME FREE- Sat 8pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE 

STOMP- Thurs 7:30pm, Mobile Civic Center Theater

STOMP, the international percussion sensation, makes its Mobile premiere. The performers “make a rhythm out of anything we can get our hands on that makes a sound” CLICK HERE

JUDAS PRIEST - Thurs 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

JON ANDERSON OF YES- Sat 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

BILL ENGVALL- Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE 

JOHNNY LANG- Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

RATT- Sat 8pm, Hard Rock Live Biloxi, CLICK HERE 

WHITE TIE ROCK ENSEMBLE: THE LEGACY OF BRITISH ROCK- Sat 8pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

This rock theater concert experience features music from The Beatles early works, The Rolling Stones, The Who and Led Zeppelin with a special salute to Cream, Elton John, Pink Floyd, Queen with David Bowie and The Police.  CLICK HERE

EVENING GARDEN STROLL TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL PUBLIC GARDENS WEEK- Thurs 5:30pm-7pm, Bellingrath Gardens, Theodore

Enjoy a demonstration on spring floral arrangements and container gardening from Display Coordinator, Barbara Smith, alsong with complimentary wine and cheese in the Gift Shop. CLICK HERE

MOTHER’S DAY EVENING GARDEN CONCERT- Sun 5:30pm, Bellingrath Gardens, Theodore

Enjoy a late afternoon of music by the Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra, surrounded by the beauty of the Gardens. Limited seating will be provided, but visitors are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs. CLICK HERE

OAKLEIGH BELLE TEA- Sat 1pm-3pm, Oakleigh House Museum, Mobile

Join the Oakleigh Belles for a Mothers Day Tea Party! Come enjoy tea and treats, a hat contest, tours of Oakleigh House Museum, a raffle, and more! All Proceeds will benefits Historic Mobile Preservation Society and the Oakleigh House Museum. CLICK HERE  

FIESTA CHILDREN’S TREASURE HUNT- Sat 11:30am-3pm, Bayview Park, Pensacola

The FREE Fiesta Children’s Treasure Hunt is a time honored tradition and gives children the opportunity to learn about Pensacola’s rich history. FREE lunch and registration starts at 11:30am, with the Hunt beginning at 2:00pm.  CLICK HERE

CREEK FEST- Sat 10am-2pm, Tricentennial Park, Mobile

Creek Fest is a celebration of Three Mile Creek, which was the city’s first source of drinking water. The event will include a FUN RUN, cane pole fishing tournament for kids, along with other family-friendly activities, live music, food and kayak rides. CLICK HERE  

CRAWFISH FOR A CAUSE- Sat 12 noon-3pm, The Grounds

All-you-can-eat crawfish, plus live music, kids activities and a silent auction. All proceeds raised from this event go directly to the University Hospital's Arnold Luterman Regional Burn Center. Tickets are limited and presale only. CLICK HERE

THE 39 STEPS- Thurs/Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 3pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! CLICK HERE

PRELUDE TO A KISS- Fri/Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2:30pm, Theatre 98, Fairhope

At Peter and Rita’s wedding, a mysterious old man insists on kissing the bride. While honeymooning, Peter gradually realizes that the woman by his side is not his wife. The wedding kiss caused Rita’s soul and the old man’s soul to change places. Peter must track down the old man and free his young love’s spirit trapped in an aging and diseased body before it’s too late. CLICK HERE

TOM SAWYER- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, Playhouse In The Park, Langan Municipal Park, Mobile

An accomplished young cast brings the Mark Twain classic to life, with a beautiful set and an original score by Scott Jolly and Danny MolliseCLICK HERE  

AFC MOBILE SOCCER vs TALLAHASSEE SC - Sat 7pm, Lipscomb Athletic Field, Mobile  CLICK HERE

MOBILE BAYBEARS BASEBALL:

VS JACKSONVILLE JUMBO SHRIMP- Thurs 6:35pm; Fri 7:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium

Promotions include Thirsty Thursday and Friday Night Fireworks

VS JACKSON GENERALS- Sat 7:05pm; Sun 2:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium

Promotions include Paul Goldschmidt Bobblehead Night and Sunday Fun Day.  CLICK HERE 

MOBILE CYCLING CLASSIC- Sat 1pm-7:30pm, Dauphin St, downtown Mobile; Sun 8am-3pm, USA campus

It will be pedals to the metal in downtown Mobile and the University of South Alabama campus for the inaugural Mobile Cycling Classic. Cyclists throughout the region will be in town competing for an overall purse of $5000. CLICK HERE

MOVIES:

POKEMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU (PG)- In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.  Featuring the voices of Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton

THE HUSTLE (PG13)- Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson star as female scam artists, one low rent and the other high class, who team up to take down the dirty rotten men who have wronged them.

ALL IS TRUE (PG13)- A look at the final days in the life of renowned playwright William Shakespeare. Stars Kenneth Branagh, Lolita Chakrabarti, Jack Colgrave Hirst

POMS (PG13)- POMS is a comedy about a group of women who form a cheer leading squad at their retirement community, proving that you're never too old to 'bring it!' Stars Diane Keaton, Pam Grier, Jacki Weaver

TOLKIEN (PG13)- Tolkien explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. Stars Lily Collins, Nicholas Hoult, Laura Donnelly

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