3 Gulf Coast events you shouldn’t miss this weekend, Aug. 12-14

By Melanie LeCroy
Lifestyle Editor
Posted 8/12/22

The final weekend before school starts for Baldwin County students is upon us, and there's a plethora of fun events planned across the county. Take in an evening of bull riding and steer wrestling at …

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3 Gulf Coast events you shouldn’t miss this weekend, Aug. 12-14


What are you doing this weekend? Don’t let the everyday chores of life keep you home. Maybe the rain will give us a break and you can spend the day at the beach. Just make sure to keep an eye out for jellyfish. Our pick of events this weekend spans the Gulf Coast from Mobile to Pensacola. Take in a musical comedy filled with your favorite Jimmy Buffet songs, enjoy a fun-filled evening at OWA or watch monster trucks crush cars. If our top picks don’t pique your interest, visit the event calendar at GulfCoastMedia.com.

“Escape to Margaritaville” the Jimmy Buffet Musical

What: The Joe Jefferson Players present “Escape to Margaritaville,” a musical comedy featuring the most-loved Jimmy Buffet songs with book by Greg Garcia and Mike O’Malley. This hilarious, heartwarming musical is the party for which you’ve been waiting.

When: Friday, Aug. 12, and Saturday, Aug 13, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 14, at 2 p.m.

Where: 11 S. Carlen St., Mobile

Price: Adult tickets are $20; seniors and military are $15 and $10 for students. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit joejeffersonplayers.com.

End of Summer Bash

What: End summer with a splash and an evening of fun at the End of Summer Bash at OWA Parks & Resort. The evening will include live music, children crafts and activities like jumbo Connect4, cornhole, giant checkers and more.

When: Saturday, Aug. 13, from 4 until 7 p.m.

Where: OWA Parks & Resort, 101 N. South OWA Blvd., Foley

Price: Free

Monster Jam

What: Monster Jam is adrenaline-charged family entertainment featuring the most famous monster trucks.

When: Saturday, Aug. 13, at 1 and 7 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 14, at 1 p.m.

Where: Pensacola Bay Center, 201 E. Gregory St., Pensacola

Price: Tickets range from $20 to $65 and are available for purchase on ticketmaster.com.

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