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3/27 -3/29

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MOBILE/BALDWIN



 

14th Annual KSJ KRUSE FOR ST. JUDE - Sun 11am, staging at Eastern Shore Centre (between Belk & Publix); leave at 1pm, end at Flora-Bama Yacht Club

This is a motorcycle ride to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.  Musical entertainment at the Flora-Bama by Eric Paslay and A Thousand Horses.  CLICK HERE

 

 



ST. BALDRICK’S FOR CAROLINE- Sun 2pm-4pm, USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital

Volunteers will be shaving their heads to raise money for childhood cancer research. (And no, you don’t have to shave your head…about 20 people have already volunteered to do that!)  Bring the kids (and your camera)....there will be lots of costumed characters, children’s activities, face painting, and fun.  CLICK HERE



 

 

 

38th Annual AZALEA TRAIL RUN - Sat 8am, downtown Mobile

Thousands of runners hit the streets of downtown Mobile for a 10K, 5K and 2 mile Fun Run/Walk (starting at Claiborne and Canal, ending at Claiborne and Government).  Presented by Port City Pacers.  CLICK HERE




FESTIVAL OF FLOWERS - Thurs/Fri/Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm, Providence Hospital campus

It’s one of Mobile’s most “scentsational” experiences, and this year’s theme is “Southern Roots”.   Enjoy over 8 acres of exhibits, including the Floral Design Showcase and World of Flowers, plus seminars and the Gardeners’ Galleria.  CLICK HERE




FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY - Fri 11am-2pm, Bienville Square

At least 7 food trucks will be on site for lunch… including Geaux Boy, Conecuh Charlie’s, Los Tacos, Benjamin’s Burga Kaboose, Grits & Grub, Von’s and Joe’s Soul Kitchen.  CLICK HERE




ELBERTA SAUSAGE FESTIVAL - Sat 8am-9pm, Elberta Town Park

Enjoy German sausage (cooked up by the Elberta Volunteer Fire Dept) and other German food, plus polka and German music, arts & crafts, and more.  The Sausage Festival benefits the Elberta Volunteer Fire Dept and the town itself.  CLICK HERE




BELLINGRATH GARDENS EASTER EGG HUNT & BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY - Sat 8am-12noon, Bellingrath Gardens, Theodore

Thousands of eggs will be all over the Great Lawn for Easter Egg hunts starting at 9am, along with activities and portraits with the Easter Bunny.  Reservations required for breakfast with the Easter Bunny.  Bring Easter baskets and arrive at least 30 minutes early for the Hunt, to get to the Great Lawn in time.  CLICK HERE

    



BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD BABYPALOOZA - Sat 10am-2:30pm, The Conference Center at The Wharf, Orange Beach

This baby & maternity expo is a free event for new parents, expectant parents, and families in Baldwin County and the surrounding area.  Get safety and product information.  Free event, however registratino is required for the event and prize drawings.   CLICK HERE




3rd Annual GREATER MOBILE HOME & GARDEN SHOW - Fri 2pm-7pm, Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 11am-5pm, Mobile Convention Center

Find everything you need for your home and garden.  See Jeff Devlin, star of DIY’s I Hate My Bath and HGTV’s Spice Up My Kitchen.   CLICK HERE




MOBILE OPERA presents MANON LESCAUT- Fri 8pm, Sun 2:30pm, Mobile Civic Center Theater

This is a tale of obsession and betrayal, set to the music of Puccini.  CLICK HERE




AIDA- Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm, Joe Jefferson Playhouse

Aida is the story of forbidden love between the Egyptian leader and the beautiful Ethiopian princess, who is captured and forced to be a slave to Pharaoh’s daughter.   When the Ethiopian armies, led by Aida’s father invade Egypt, Aida must choose between her father and her lover.  Music by Elton John.  CLICK HERE




REMEMBERING MIKEY: HONORING THE MUSIC, MEMORY & SPIRIT OF MICHAEL HOUSER- Sat 9pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile

Sam Holt and friends honor Widespread Panic’s founding guitarist.  CLICK HERE




KATYA GRINEVA PIANO BENEFIT DINNER - Fri 6:30pm, Bangkok Thai Cuisine, Airport Blvd

The renowned Russian pianist is giving a dinner concert to benefit the Meditation Center of Alabama.   CLICK HERE




FLORA-BAMA BEACH RUN/WALK FOR AMERICA’S WARRIORS 5K- Sat 7:30 am (Half Marathon), 9:00 am (5K run/walk), on the beach behind Flora-Bama Lounge

Run on the beach….starting and ending at the Flora-Bama...with all 5K runners headed into Alabama and all half-marathon runners will be headed into Florida.   CLICK HERE



 




PENSACOLA

 



PROFESSIONAL BOXING AND MMA ISLAND FIGHTS 33 with ROY JONES JR - Sat 7pm, Pensacola Bay Center, CLICK HERE

 

PENSACOLA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA presents RUSSIAN SPECTACULAR- Sat 8pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

The Symphony features the music of Rimsky-Korsakov, Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky.  CLICK HERE

 

 

SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS - Sun 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

This is part of the Saenger’s Broadway in Pensacola series; it’s the stage version of the popular MGM movie about a young bride whose plan to marry off her 6 brothers-in-law backfires when they kidnap 6 young women from a neighboring town to be their brides.  CLICK HERE

 

 

A BARK TO REMEMBER - Sat 10am-2pm, Community Maritime Park

This is a pet-friendly event to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.  There will be canine competitions and live music, including Chloe Channell.   CLICK HERE

 

 

GULF BREEZE CELEBRATES THE ARTS - Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm, Gulf Breeze High School parking lot

This is a juried fine arts and crafts festival that brings national, regional and local artists to Gulf Breeze, with ceramics, pottery, oils & acrylics, glass, sculpture, watercolors and more.  CLICK HERE






MISSISSIPPI



MARTINA McBRIDE - Fri 8pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, CLICK HERE



 

TRAVIS TRITT - Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

 

 

 

TWELVE AGAINST NATURE, An Authentic Tribute to STEELY DAN - Fri 8pm, Hard Rock Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE



 




IN THEATERS




HOME (PG) - Oh is an alien, on the run from his own people.  He lands on Earth and makes friends with Tip, who’s on a quest of her own.  Features the voices of Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez and Steve Martin



 

GET HARD (R) - Will Ferrell plays a wrongfully convicted investment banker who prepares for prison life with the help of the man who washes his car, played by Kevin Hart.




TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT (PG13) - Sandra has just been released from the hospital to find she has no job.  The only way to regain her position at the factory is to convince her co-workers to sacrifice their much-needed yearly bonuses...and she only has one weekend to do that.  Stars Marion Cotillard.  Now showing at the Crescent Theater in downtown Mobile.