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12/19 - 12/21

 

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL -

 

CAMELLIA BOWL… USA JAGS vs BOWLING GREEN - Sat 8:15pm, Cramton Bowl, Montgomery

It’s the USA Jaguars first-ever bowl game and the first-ever Camellia Bowl.  Watch on ESPN.  Listen on Lite Mix 99.9, with pre-game starting at 7:15pm.  CLICK HERE







MOBILE/BALDWIN



FISH RIVER CHRISTMAS BOAT PARADE - Sat 5pm, starts at the 98 bridge and continues to the 32 bridge, stopping at Big Daddy’s Grill around 7pm.  CLICK HERE



HOLIDAY MARKET & CHRISTMAS KIDS DAY - Sat 10am-2pm, Cathedral Square

Santa will be there, along with Frozen’s Elsa and Anna, and six tons of snow for kids to play in!  Plus performances by local dance troupes and live music. Shop for baked goods and last minute gifts at the final Market on the Square this year.  CLICK HERE



TRACE ADKINS - THE CHRISTMAS SHOW - Thurs 8pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE



CHARLIE BROWN JAZZ CHRISTMAS - Sat 7pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

The 6th annual show includes a performance by the John Milham Trio; the second set will feature many of Mobile’s finest songwriters performing their favorite Christmas tunes, including Ryan Balthrop, Rebecca Roubion, Molly Thomas Milham, Andy McDonald, and Eric Erdman.  The event will benefit the Krewe de Rescue animal shelter in Mobile County.  CLICK HERE



MOBILE POPS CHRISTMAS CONCERT - Fri 7pm, Saraland Center for the Performing Arts

Free Christmas concert.   CLICK HERE



A CELTIC CHRISTMAS CONCERT - Sat 6:30pm, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Airport @ Sage

Featuring Ed Miller, of Edinburgh, Scotland.  Proceeds will be used to promote the Alabama Tartan Project; Alabama is the only Southern state without an official State Tartan.   CLICK HERE



FROZEN TEA PARTY - Sun 2pm, Fairhope Civic Center

It’s a magical afternoon of fun, sing-alongs, dance and tea, with Project Mouvement in Art.  Proceeds benefit the Exceptional Foundation.  CLICK HERE



THE GREAT HISTORICAL CHRISTMAS OF 1977 - Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm, Mobile Theatre Guild

In this new play by Danielle Juzan, Peg Rutherford inherits the oldest building in town from her Secacah, Alabama grandmother and finds herself in the middle of a battle between the historical society and an unscrupulous businessman at Christmastime.  CLICK HERE




MAGIC CHRISTMAS IN LIGHTS - Nightly 5pm-9pm, through Jan 3 (closed Christmas and New Year’s Day), Bellingrath Gardens

The 19th annual Magic Christmas in Lights features 3 million holiday lights and 13 scenes throughout the Gardens, plus nightly choral performances.  CLICK HERE



CHRISTMAS NIGHTS OF LIGHTS - Open 5:30pm-10pm nightly, rain or shine, through Jan 3rd, Hank Aaron Stadium

For the first time ever, experience a drive-thru Christmas light show, with hundreds of thousands of LED lights synchronized to Christmas music during the mile and a half drive.  Afterward, enjoy inflatables, train rides, photos with Santa and concessions at the Fox 10 Santa’s Village.   CLICK HERE



WINTER WONDERLAND AT THE WHARF- CLICK HERE

Ice Skating - Enjoy real ice skating on a real ice skating rink - Through Jan 4, 10am-10pm

Photos with Santa - Through Dec 21, Fridays 4pm-8pm, Saturdays 11am-4pm, Sundays 10am-6pm

Horse & Carriage Rides - Through Dec 21, Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-6pm







PENSACOLA




BALLET PENSACOLA’S NUTCRACKER - Fri/Sat 7pm, Sun 1:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre,

CLICK HERE



WINTERFEST - Fri/Sat/Sun 5:30pm-8:30pm, downtown Pensacola

Trolleys act as theaters, taking passengers to a series of interactive performances along a 2-mile route in historic downtown Pensacola.   CLICK HERE



MILTON POLAR EXPRESS - Time slots starting at 5pm, through Tuesday, West Florida Train Depot, Milton

Climb aboard a vintage train car for hot chocolate and a reading of “The Polar Express” by the conductor.  CLICK HERE

 

 

SNOW QUEEN - Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, Pensacola Little Theatre

A spell-binding adaptation of the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale.  CLICK HERE

 

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

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

 

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

The Ice Flyers host the Fayetteville Fire Antz.  Friday night is Ugly Sweater Night.  Saturday night is Frozen Night.  Saturday kicks off at 1:30pm with a free showing of “Frozen”...then a special meet & greet from 4pm-6pm with the Elsa, Anna and Hans characters (requires meet & greet tickets and center ice game tickets...limited number available).  CLICK HERE

 

 



MISSISSIPPI

 

 

A BLUE CHRISTMAS FEATURING BRANDON BENNETT’S ELVIS CHRISTMAS SHOW - Fri/Sat 8pm, Hard Rock Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE



MERRY CHRISTMAS DARLING:  CARPENTERS’ CHRISTMAS starring Michelle Berting Brett - Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE



SANTA & FRIENDS ON ICE - Fri 7pm, Sat/Sun 3pm & 7pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE    (***Note: This show runs through Dec 28, Tues-Fri 7pm, Sat/Sun 3pm & 7pm, no Monday shows***)







IN THEATERS

 

 

ANNIE (PG) - It’s a modern re-telling of the story of Annie, based on the Broadway musical and on the “Little Orphan Annie”comic strip.  Annie is taken in by New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks as a campaign move, and he thinks he’s her guardian angel.  It may be the other way around.  Stars Quvenzhane Wallis, Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz.



NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM:  SECRET OF THE TOMB (PG) - Larry (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it’s gone forever.  Also starring Robin Williams, Owen Wilson



THE HOBBIT:  THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES (PG13) - This is the 3rd in a trilogy of films adapting J.R.R. Tolkein’s “The Hobbit”, bringing the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the company of Dwarves to an epic conclusion..   Stars Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen



IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE - Fri - Tues, 2pm, Crescent Theatre, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE

 

A CHRISTMAS STORY - Fri-Tues, 6pm, Crescent Theatre, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE

 

RARE EXPORTS - Fri-Tues, 8pm, Crescent Theatre, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE