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10/17 - 10/19

 

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL:

 

 

SOUTH ALABAMA vs GEORGIA STATE (Homecoming) - Sat 6:30pm (Coverage begins at 5:30pm on Lite Mix 99.9 FM), Ladd Stadium

This is Homecoming, but it’s also a Breast Cancer Awareness game- fans are asked to wear RED or PINK.  CLICK HERE

 

USA Homecoming Parade - Fri 6pm

USA Pep Rally - Fri 6:45pm, Moulton Bell Tower

Battle of the Greeks Step Show- Fri 7pm, Mitchell Center

CLICK HERE for Homecoming schedule



ALABAMA vs TEXAS A&M- Sat 2:30pm, Tuscaloosa, CBS, CLICK HERE



FLORIDA STATE vs NOTRE DAME  - Sat 7pm, Tallahassee, ABC,, CLICK HERE

 

 

FLORIDA vs MISSOURI (Homecoming)- Sat 6pm, Gainesville, ESPN2,, CLICK HERE






HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL:

 

THURSDAY -

 

Fairhope @ Davidson

Saraland @ LeFlore



FRIDAY-

 

Daphne @ Spanish Fort (UTV 44 Game of the Week)

UMS-Wright vs Monroe County (News Radio 710AM)

 

McGill-Toolen @ Murphy

Foley @ Theodore

Mary G. Montgomery @ Alma Bryant

Blount @ Baldwin County

Gulf Shores @ Robertsdale

St. Paul’s @ Escambia County

Jackson @ Thomasville

Williamson @ Vigor

Faith Academy @ B.C. Rain

W.S. Neal @ Satsuma

Opp @ Bayside Academy

Hillcrest-Evergreen @ Cottage Hill Christian

Leroy @ Mobile Christian

St. Luke’s @ Flomaton

McIntosh @ J.V. Shields







 

 

MOBILE/BALDWIN

 



GREEKFEST - Fri/Sat  11am-10pm, Annunciation Greek Church (S. Ann Street)

Experience Greek culture, through live music, dancing, tours of the church...and authentic Greek food and pastries!  Admission $2.   CLICK HERE

 

POLO AT THE POINT- Sat 11:30am-5pm, Sonny Hill-Clearwater Polo Complex

Events include world-class polo, divot stomping, tailgating and more.  Proceeds benefit Thomas Hospital and Mitchell Cancer Center.  Casual dress on the tailgating side of the polo field; dressy for the Tent Side Garden Party (Ladies can wear a hat for the hat parade).  CLICK HERE

 

THE ALABAMA FESTIVAL OF FLAVOR - Sat 10am- 6pm, Historic Downtown Foley

The Alabama Festival of Flavor promotes and celebrates local foods of Alabama.  The South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce hosts the Festival, with Beer & Wine tasting, the Foodie Fix sampling tent, edutainment seminars, and live music.  CLICK HERE

 

43rd Annual LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR LAWN PARTY - Sun 10am-4pm, Sacred Heart Residence (McGill Ave)

The Lawn Party includes food, inflatables and slides for the kids, pony rides and petting zoo. Admission is free.  And from 4:30-7:30, it’s the Lawn Party Casino Night (ages 21 and up).  CLICK HERE

 

BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN with special guest ROMAN STREET - Fri 7pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE

 

THE ARK OF INDIA- Opens Friday, runs through Sept 1st, History Museum of Mobile (150 S. Royal St)

This is the first exhibit to fully explore the works of Alabama artist Roderick MacKenzie from over a decade that he spent in India.   MacKenzie is well-known for his murals in the Capitol rotunda in Montgomery, and paintings of Bellingrath and the construction of the Bankhead Tunnel.  Admission to the History Museum of Mobile is now FREE! (Hours are Tues-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 1pm-5pm, closed Mondays)  CLICK HERE



 

 

TERROR ON THE GULF presents CABIN FEAR Haunted House - Fri/Sat, The Hangout in Gulf Shores

There are two haunted trails ...one for the bravest souls and a toned down version for kids.

CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun 2:30pm, Theatre 98 in Fairhope

1965, in the Catskills resort area.  A bride goes missing, and is returned to her groom by a somewhat shady priest.  But the groom claims this woman is NOT his wife.  CLICK HERE



OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALK- Sun 1pm-4pm, Daphne City Hall

Walk to prevent suicide and raise awareness of the toll suicide takes on survivors and the community.  This event includes a Memory Wall and a butterfly release, in memory of those whose lives have been lost to suicide locally.  Proceeds benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  CLICK HERE

 

BUDDY WALK - Sat 10am, Bienville Square

The Buddy Walk is a one-mile walk to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month and to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down Syndrome.  CLICK HERE





 

 

PENSACOLA

 

 

PENSACOLA INTERSTATE FAIR - Thurs Oct 16 - Sun Oct 26, Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds

The Fair features a Midway with over 60 rides, plus fair food, exhibits and entertainment.This weekend’s entertainment lineup includes Eddie Money (Fri 7:30pm) and David Nail (Sat 7pm).  CLICK HERE




GALLERY NIGHT - Fri 5pm-9pm, downtown Pensacola

Stroll through downtown and experience an eclectic array of local art, music and cuisine.  Gallery Night is a free event.  CLICK HERE



 

 

PENSACOLA BEACH ART & WINE FESTIVAL - Sun 11am-4pm, Pensacola Beach Portofino Boardwalk

 

Stroll the Boardwalk and sample some of the best coastal cuisines and wines, paired by 7 of the most celebrated island chefs on Pensacola Beach.  Enjoy live music by Shawna P from The Voice.  CLICK HERE



 

 

 

ANJELAH JOHNSON - Sun 8pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE




COMMUNITY PUBLIC SAFETY DAY - Sat 10am-2pm, Community Maritime Park

This is a free event with the City of Pensacola Fire Department, Escambia County Fire Rescue and other organizations, with demonstrations such as firefighting, vehicle extrication, patient care and canine searches.  Bring your cameras for pictures of McGruff the Crime Dog, Smokey Bear, and Sparky the Fire Dog.   CLICK HERE



LEAGUE OF FEAR 2014 SEASON OF SCREAMS HAUNTED HOUSE EVENT - Fri/Sat 7pm-11pm, downtown Pensacola

The old Pensacola News Journal building is now haunted.  The building is scheduled to be demolished in December, and the spirits are restless.  This is an intense themed haunted house.  CLICK HERE

 

WITCHES AND WARLOCKS CONVENTION- HALLOWEEN TROLLEY TOUR - Fri/Sat 6pm, Wayside Park

Climb aboard a Winterfest trolley and Glinda the Good Witch will lead you to encounters with some of the most famous spell-casters in history, thanks to actors from First City Shakespeare.   CLICK HERE



 

 

 

MISSISSIPPI

 

 

RINGO STARR - Fri 8pm, Hard Rock Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE



EASTON CORBIN - Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE



ANJELAH JOHNSON - Fri 7pm &10pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE






IN THEATERS




THE BEST OF ME (PG13) - Based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks.  Two former high school sweethearts are reunited after 20 years, when they return to their small town for the funeral of a friend.  But they soon discover that the forces that drove them apart 20 years ago pose more serious threats today.  Stars James Marsden, Luke Bracey, Michelle Monaghan



FURY (R)- In 1945, as the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened Army sergeant named WarDaddy commands a Sherman tank and her 5-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines.  Stars Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf



THE BOOK OF LIFE (PG) - This animated feature tells the story of Manolo, a conflicted hero and dreamer who sets off in a quest through magical and mythical worlds to rescue his one true love and defend his village.  Featuring the voices of Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Christina Applegate




 

LOVE IS STRANGE (R) - John Lithgow and Alfred Molina star.  After Ben and George get married, George gets fired from his teaching job, forcing them to stay with friends while they try to find a place they can afford.  But the pain of living apart tests the relationship.  Now showing at the Crescent Theater in downtown Mobile.