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10/24 - 10/26

 

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL:

 

 

SOUTH ALABAMA  vs TROY- Fri 6:30pm (Coverage begins at 5:30pm on Lite Mix 99.9 FM), Ladd Stadiumm CLICK HERE




ALABAMA @ Tennessee - Sat 6:30pm, Knoxville, ESPN2  CLICK HERE



AUBURN vs South Carolina - Sat 6:30pm, Auburn, SEC Network, CLICK HERE







HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL:

 

 

FRIDAY-

 

Vigor at St. Paul's (UTV 44 Game of the Week)

UMS-Wright  @ Satsuma (News Radio 710AM)

 

Murphy @ Fairhope

Theodore @ McGill-Toolen

Baker @ Mary G Montgomery

LeFlore @ Blount

Baldwin County @ Daphne

Robertsdale @ Spanish Fort

Citronelle @ Gulf Shores

Saraland @ Hillcrest Evergreen

Jackson @ Faith Academy

B.C. Rain @ Williamson

Bayside Academy @ Geneva

Cottage Hill Christian @ Opp

Mobile Christian @ St Luke’s

Fruitdale @ McIntosh

Chickasaw @ Millry









MOBILE/BALDWIN



MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER - Sat 8am (registration at 6:45am), Mardi Gras Park, downtown Mobile (between Royal St and Government Plaza)

Wear something PINK and join us as we raise money for the American Cancer Society, for research, screenings, and local programs to support those with breast cancer.  This is an easy 5 mile walk...and a NEW location this year, at Mardi Gras Park.  CLICK HERE



 

GREATER GULF STATE FAIR - Fri Oct 24- Sun Nov 2nd, The Grounds, Zeigler & Cody

This year’s Fair features a new theme, “Celebrate the Coast”, with the Sea Lion Splash, Live Shark and Sting Ray Encounter, and Giant Sandbox Creation Station.  Plus more than 30 adult rides and 30 kid rides on the Midway….and fair food!  CLICK HERE



ELBERTA SAUSAGE FESTIVAL- Sat 8am-5pm, Elberta Town Square

The Elberta Volunteer Fire Department cooks up approximately 7000 pounds of sausage for this bi-annual event….plus you’ll enjoy German music and dance, Polka, arts and crafts….all to raise money for the fire department.  CLICK HERE

 

10th Annual WOOFSTOCK - Sun 11am-6:30pm, Bienville Square

Dogs and their human companions are invited to enjoy a day of live, local music and fun…. including the Weiner Dog Race, Doggie Costume Contest, kids activities, and a water play area for the dogs.  Proceeds benefit ARF, the Animal Rescue Foundation.  CLICK HERE



TERROR ON THE GULF presents FRIGHT NIGHT - Sat 9pm, The Hangout in Gulf Shores

This is a dance party and costume contest, for ages 18 and up.  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



BELLINGRATH GARDENS BALLOON GLOW - Sat 4:30pm-7:30pm, Bellingrath Gardens

Dress up your little goblins and enjoy beautiful hot air balloons glowing on the Great Lawn.  There will be fun and scary inflatables throughout the Gardens, trick or treating, and live music.   CLICK HERE



HALLOWEEN HAUNTED CASTLE & EVIL WOODS HAYRIDE - Daily at dusk (through Halloween), Medieval Village at Wilcox Rd exit in Baldwin County

The Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire features drive in horror movies, a carnival freakshow, and gypsy fortune teller.   CLICK HERE



SPOOKY MOVIES ON THE LAWN- Sat 7:30pm, The Wharf in Orange Beach

Free popcorn and hayrides, with movies on the lawn-  Hocus Pocus and Monsters Inc.

CLICK HERE



NIGHTMARES III- Fri/Sat 7:30p, Playhouse in the Park

A great Halloween event for ages 13 and up!  Nightmares III is a trio of terrifying tales from classic American writers.  CLICK HERE



MOBILE OPERA presents WERTHER - Fri 7pm, Sun 2:30pm, Mobile Civic Center Theater

For the first time on Mobile Opera’s stage, the tragically beautiful music of Massenet draws us into the depths of Goethe’s spell-binding story of Werther’s obsession with Charlotte, and a love that can only end in desperation and death.  CLICK HERE



AMBUSHED BY THE TEA PARTY -Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm, Mobile Theatre Guild

This is a South of the Salt Line political parody about an Alabama governor’s race in 2018 (inspired by a scandal in the 1984 Mississippi gubernatorial race).  Junior Boudreau, a seafood processor in Bayou la Batre, is accused of a romantic indiscretion, and his family has to scramble to salvage the campaign.   CLICK HERE



CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - Thurs/Fri/Sat 8pm, 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



TRICK OR TROT 5K and SCARY SCURRY FUN RUN - Fri 5:30pm, Moulton Bell Tower, USA Campus

This is an evening of family fun, trick or treating, children’s activites...and running, in costume!  The 5K starts at 5:30; the Scary Scurry Fun Run starts at 6:30.  Proceeds benefit the Evaluation Center (ER) of USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital.   CLICK HERE



PRODISEE PANTRY TURKEY TROT- Sat 8am (5K)/  9am (Fun Run), Lott Park, Daphne

Proceeds will help buy turkeys for needy families during the holidays.   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 Craig Morgan  (Fri 7:30pm) and Eli Young Bandl (Sat 7pm).  CLICK HERE




BARKTOBERFEST-Sat 9am-2pm, Seville Square

Games, costume contests, adoptions and dogs, dogs, dogs….contests include Best Trick and Best Owner-Pet Look Alikel  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

 

PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS HOCKEY - Sat 7:05, Pensacola Bay Center

The Ice Flyers host the Columbus Cottonmouths on opening night.  CLICK HERE






MISSISSIPPI

 

 

ANTHONY COOLS - Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE



TRAVIS TRITT- Fri 8pm, Island View Casino, Gulfport, CLICK HERE





 

 

 

IN THEATERS




JOHN WICK (R) - An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters who took everything from them.  Stars Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane



OUIJA (PG13)- A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.   



23 BLAST (PG13) - This is the true story of Travis Freeman, a teen who grew up in a small town in Kentucky, and was a hero on and off the football field.  In the prime of his life, he’s stricken with an infection that leaves him blind overnight.  With the help of his parents, his physical therapist and his coach, he continues playing and helps lead his team to the state playoffs.  Stars Timothy Busfield, Fred Dalton Thompson



ST. VINCENT (PG13)  - Maggie and her 12 year old son move next door to war veteran Vincent, and when the boy gets locked out of the house, Vincent lets him stay with him til his mom gets home.  To help pay his bills, Vincent agrees to watch the boy every day after school….and then introduces the boy to his lifestyle of drinking, gambling, etc.   Stars Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts.  Now showing at the Crescent Theater in downtown Mobile.