Week of 10/02/2012

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October 4:  Miranda Lambert Concert
Orange Beach – the Wharf: at 7:30 pm.  Hopefully she leaves her gunpowder and lead at home.
October 4:  Comedy Show
Mobile – The Billiard Club: Apparently two successful comedy acts leads to a third edition.  If you ask me, the $5 special pitcher of Bud Light Lime would be enough to make me laugh!

October 4:  Film “The Master”
Downtown Mobile – The Crescent Theater: Your last shot to see the master at the only theater in town showing independent films, the Crescent Theater.  Also, they have reached their goal on Kickstarter to raise money for digital equipment and still have over 40 days to go – Congrats!

October 4-6:  Birdfest
Various Venues on the Gulf Coast: Watch our feathered friends at the 9th Annual Birdfest! – includes some FREE events as well.

October 5: First Friday Artwalk
Downtown Fairhope:  Oak Street:  Enjoy Fairhope’s First Friday Artwalk from 6-8pm for FREE.

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October 5-7:  Bayfest Music Festival
Downtown Mobile: Alabama’s Biggest (is this hard to do?) Music Festival!   Over 125 Musical Acts on 9 stages – $45 for entire weekend pass.  Can’t beat that!
Weekend Sports TV Best Bets
SAT  11am: Arkansas @ AU (-9.5) – ESPN2 – Man, Arkansas has been horrible. Will the Tigers dominate Saturday? We’re taking AU to cover.
2:30:   #4 LSU (-2.5) @ #10 UF – CBS – I’m sorry, but I am not afraid of a guy named Driskel. LSU is going to expose the Gators on Sat.
6pm:   #5 UGA @ #6 USC (PK) – ESPN – Vegas has no idea how will win this game, and neither do we. Our heart says the Dawgs, but my heart is a bad gambler…

SUN  7:20 Chargers @ Saints (-3.5) – ESPN -The Saints are too good to keep losing. They’ll cover Sunday night in their first step to salvaging the season.

October 6: Grand Festival Artwalk
Downtown Fairhope: Over 100 participating artists will be participating at the 30th Annual Grand Festival Artwalk – Get outside and enjoy some art!

October 6:  Mixed Martial Arts Championship
Orange Beach – Conference Center at the Wharf: Want to see a fight?  Mixed Martial Arts Championship.  You can even get your own cocktail server and cage side seat if you go VIP.  Doors open at 6pm.

October 6: Classical Piano Ensemble
Mobile – Davidson High School: Enjoy talented local students perform Hadyn, Beethoven, and Gershwin – 2 different showtimes available.

October 7: Baldwin Pops Band
Fairhope, AL – Henry George Park: Go see the Baldwin Pops Band for FREE!  Great Date Night (or apology night).  Show starts at 6pm.

Serdas Coffee

Crescent Theater

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October 11-14: Avalon 360 Grand Opening
Downtown Mobile:  Grand Opening Weekend for Avalon 360.  Musicians and Bands playing all weekend ranging from $10-$40.
October 7:  Muscular Dystrophy 5k
Mobile – Langan Park:  Get your run on and stamp out Muscular Dystrophy with this 5k – Get tickets at McCoy Outdoor until Oct 4 for $15 or show up race down before 7:45 to Langan Park and pay $20. Contact Kiesha Cordier-251-648-3942 or cordierk@bellsouth.net for more info.

October 11-14:  41st Shrimp Festival
Gulf Shores: “Like I was sayin’, shrimp is the fruit of the sea”  And the 41st Gulf Shores Shrimp Festival is coming up!

October 12:  Wild Game Cookoff
Mobile – BlueGill Restaurant:  Wild Game Cookoff on the Causeway.  $60 includes grub and one membership into the AWF.  Born to be Wild!

October 12:  Live Music
Fairhope – Fly Creek Cafe:  A true duo as Karl ditched his drum set for a djembe (African drum).  Catch you at the Fly.

Alabama Outdoors

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