2/24- 2/26

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LOCAL EVENTS:  


MARDI GRAS PARADES--


Friday, February 24

6:30 pm.....Crewe of Columbus (Route A)

6:45 pm.....Maids of Jubilee (Fairhope)

7:30pm…. Krewe of LaFitte Illuminated Parade (downtown Pensacola)


Saturday, February 25

11:00am…...Foley Mardi Gras Parade

12:00 noon.....Floral (Route A)

12:30 pm.....Knights of Mobile (Route A)

1:00 pm.....Mobile Mystical Ladies (Route A)

1:30 pm.....Order of Angels (Route A)

2:00pm…..Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade (downtown Pensacola)

2:00 pm.....Krewe of Mullet Mates (Daphne)

6:00 pm.....Mystics of Time (Route A)

6:45 pm.....Shadow Barons (Daphne)


Sunday, February 26

1:00pm….Krewe of Wrecks (Pensacola Beach)

2:00 pm.....King Elexis Parade (Route E)

2:30 pm......Loyal Order of Firetrucks (Daphne)

CAIN’S MERRY WIDOWS SCHEDULE FOR JOE CAIN DAY:

11:25 ARRIVE AT CHURCH STREET GRAVEYARD

11:45 LEAVE CHURCH STREET GRAVEYARD

11:50 ARRIVE AT JOE CAIN’S HOUSE – 906 AUGUSTA STREET

12:20 LEAVE JOE CAIN’S HOUSE

2:30 pm.....Joe Cain Marching Society (Route A)

3:00 pm.....Joe Cain Parading Society  (Route A)

5:00 pm.....Le Krewe de Bienville (Route A)

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NAVY WEEK- thru Tuesday in Mobile

Events include Navy Band Concert Sat at 2pm at USS Alabama Battleship Park and Sun at 12 noon at Mardi Gras Park, as well as appearances in parades.  

USS Mitscher open for public tours Saturday and Sunday 8am-10am and 1pm-3pm.

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HANK AARON AT THE HANK- Sun 11am (gates open), 12 noon (ceremony), Hank Aaron Stadium

Tours of the Hank Aaron boyhood home are free.   Also free parking.  CLICK HERE   


JENNIFER NETTLES- Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


THE FAB FOUR (Beatles Tribute Band)- Fri 8pm, Hard Rock Live, Biloxi, CLICK HERE    


JOHNNY MATHIS- Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA CHILDREN’S CHORUS presents ONE WORLD, MANY VOICES - Sun 2:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE   


DRUGS: COST & CONSEQUENCES- Opening Fri Feb 3rd, Gulf Coast Exploreum, downtown Mobile

 In this interactive exploration of the effects of drugs on both individuals and society, visitors will have the opportunity to explore the history and the current science behind drug law enforcement, drug prevention, drug addiction, and drug treatment specific to Alabama’s local communities, as well as the U.S.  CLICK HERE   


Don’t plan your weekend without your Best Bets- local events, movies, concerts and more!



MOVIES:


GET OUT (R) - Now that Chris and his girlfriend, Rose, have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he could have never imagined.  Stars Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford


COLLIDE (PG13)- After a heist goes terribly wrong, Casey Stein (Nicholas Hoult) finds himself on the run from a ruthless gang headed by mob boss Hagen (Anthony Hopkins). Also stars Ben Kingsley


ROCK DOG (PG)- When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of completely unexpected events.  Features the voices of Luke Wilson, J.K. Simmons, Eddie Izzard, and Lewis Black