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MOBILE/BALDWIN EVENTS-

 

 

MSO ROCKS presents THE MUSIC OF WHITNEY HOUSTON – Thurs 8pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

Broadway’s Rashidra Scott joins the Mobile Symphony Orchestra for all of Whitney Houston’s biggest hits.  CLICK HERE

 

 

MOBILE BAYBEARS BASEBALL – Sat 6:05pm, Sun 5:05pm, Hank Aaron Stadium

The BayBears host the Jackson Generals, with Hollywood Night on Saturday.  Sunday, it’s Christmas in July with USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital and Lite Mix 99.9.  Take your picture with Santa and Mixen the Lite Mix Reindeer, make ornaments for the BayBears’ Christmas tree, and other Christmasy fun.   CLICK HERE

 

 

BABYPALOOZA BABY & MATERNITY EXPO – Sat 10am-2:30pm, Mobile Civic Center Expo Hall

This is a free event for new, expectant and hopeful parents, with information on everything from women’s health and pregnancy issues to college savings plans for your newborn!  Plus games and prizes with the Baby Shower Extravaganza!  Free, but you need to register.  CLICK HERE

 

 

NATIONAL DANCE DAY – Sat 8:00am-9:30am, 261 Dauphin St

Unleash your inner dancer and join the city’s largest dance party.  Instructors will be on hand to teach you 2 routines….and videographers will be there to capture the action, to submit to the National Dance Day site.  CLICK HERE

 

 

ANNIE:  THE MUSICAL – Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, Playhouse in the Park

Based on the comic strip “Little Orphan Annie”, this is the musical version of the story of a spunky young orphan whose life goes from rags to riches.  CLICK HERE

 

 

SNOOPY:  THE MUSICAL – Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Lola Phillips Playhouse

Snoopy is directed, acted and staged by teens, who are members of the Chickasaw Civic Theatre’s Explorer Post.  CLICK HERE

 

 

THE GOOD DOCTOR – Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun 2:30pm, Theatre 98, Fairhope

It’s a play, with music.  It’s a Neil Simon play, based on short stories by Anton Chekhov. CLICK HERE

 

 

MURDER!  WHAT A DRAG!! – Sat 7pm, Mobile Carnival Museum

The Mobile Mystery Dinner players present the Queen of the Night drag queen pageant, but for someone at this pageant, the final curtain has fallen.  It’s dinner and a murder mystery; reservations required.  CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

 

PENSACOLA EVENTS

 

 

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA with WYNTON MARSALIS – Sat 8pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

The Orchestra, with Wynton Marsalis as artistic director and trumpeter, spotlights 15 of the best soloists, ensemble players and arrangers in jazz.  The musicians include surviving members of the Duke Ellington Orchestra.  CLICK HERE

 

 

THE SOUND OF MUSIC – Fri/Sat 7:30, Sun 2:30, Pensacola Little Theatre

The world’s most beloved musical, telling the story of a woman who leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a widowed Naval officer during World War II.  CLICK HERE

 

 

PENSACOLA BLUE WAHOOS BASEBALL – Fri 6:30, Pensacola Bayfront Stadium

The Blue Wahoos host the Mobile Baybears.  CLICK HERE

 

 

BLUES ON THE BAY – Sun 5pm-7pm, Community Maritime Park

This is a free, family-friendly concert event on Pensacola’s waterfront with music from various local and regional Blues musicians.   CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

MISSISSIPPI EVENTS

 

 

AIR SUPPLY – Fri/Sat 8pm, Hard Rock Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

 

 

DICK FOX’S GOLDEN BOYS, starring FRANKIE AVALON, FABIAN and BOBBY RYDELL – Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

 

 

TONIC and VERTICAL HORIZON – Sat 8pm, Golden Nugget Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

 

 

SALTORIYA Theatrical Circus Sensations – Fri 7pm, Sat/Sun 3pm and 7pm (Show runs through August 17th), Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE

 

 

GULF COAST BLACK RODEO- Sat 7:30pm, Mississippi Coast Coliseum

“The Baddest Show on Dirt” returns for a 5th year of live music, entertainment and traditional rodeo events, including a performance by R&B artist Tank.  CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

IN THEATERS

 

 

 

HERCULES (PG13) – Having endured his legendary 12 labors, Hercules, the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when a king and his daughter need his help to defeat a warlord.  Stars Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, John Hurt

 

 

 

LUCY (R) – A woman accidentally caught in a dark deal turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior, evolved beyond human logic.   Stars Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman

 

 

 

 

AND SO IT GOES (PG13) – A self-centered realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he’s suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed….until his estranged son drops her off at his home.   Stars Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton