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Top 5 Events This Week

Top 5 Events This Week

Pensacola Seafood Festival Sample a variety of mouth-watering seafood dishes and enjoy continuous entertainment at Seville Square, Fountain Park and waterfront Bartram Park in Historic Downtown Pensacola Sept. 29-Oct. 1. A children’s area is filled with activities for all ages. For additional information, visit fiestaoffiveflags.com. Corn Maze and Fall Fun Festival Visitors can spend time […]

Top 5 Events This Week

Top 5 Events This Week

Designer Bag Bingo Emerald Coast Exceptional Families invites you for a girl’s night out on Friday, Sept. 22 for a chance to win fabulous prizes. Event starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Holley by the Sea Beach House. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Ticket purchase includes one set of bingo […]

Navarre’s volleyball team has mixed results against Tigers and Aggies

Navarre’s volleyball team has mixed results against Tigers and Aggies

Navarre’s volleyball team traveled to Pensacola on Sep. 5 and won a closely contested match, 3 games to two over the Tigers. Two days later, they returned home and were overwhelmed by Tate, last year’s district runner-up, three games to none. Navarre 3, Pensacola 2 The Raiders made the first game look easy, winning 25-12. […]

Gulf Coast Summer Fest

The Gulf Coast Summer Fest Jazz Edition will take place from 3:30 to 11:45 p.m. at Community Maritime Park, 301 W. Main St.  Bring your coolers, lawn chairs & umbrellas.  No glass containers, tents or grills allowed. Cost is $65 for general admission (day of show $80) and preferred table seating $100 (per person).  For […]

Senior Games brings out the best in competition

Senior Games brings out the best in competition

People say time flies when you are having fun. And once again, it’s time for the Senior Games of Pensacola. The event will take place Sept. 8-24 and residents of Santa Rosa County will be among the participants. Cheryl Fox, who works for the City of Pensacola and coordinates the games, said it’s hard to […]

Looking back at a smash sequel

Looking back at a smash sequel

The secret that was Navarre wasn’t only the white powdery sand, the forgotten history of the Spaniards nor the clear emerald waters of the Gulf. The terror that gripped the hearts of frolicking children and their parents at the sight of a gray fin sliding through red-hued water was the secret that held the nation’s […]

Pensacola Rocks at the Blue Wahoos Stadium

If you haven’t heard of “Pensacola Rocks”, it is a new phenomenon of painting rocks to “hide” around Pensacola and all Northwest Florida to spread joy and brighten people’s day. The Blue Wahoos are ready to bring that fun into the stadium! Thanks to Woerner Landscape, the Blue Wahoos are going to rock the stadium […]

Dress Up for a Cause

Pensacon presents the second “Dress Up or Dress Up” Costume Ball fundraiser at the Pensacola little Theatre from 7 to 11 p.m.  Come “dressed up” in your best costume, cosplay, cocktail or formal wear. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks from the cash bar, live entertainment, and dancing in the ballroom. All ticket sales and monies raised […]

Former pro player treasures her place in baseball history

Former pro player treasures her place in baseball history

Mary Moore had no idea there was a professional baseball league for women. One of her teachers mentioned there was a former student playing in it and put Moore in touch with her. The Michigan native went off to Indiana for a tryout and the rest is history for Moore, who spent three seasons in […]

Gulf Islands program shines light on history

Gulf Islands program shines light on history

Soldier re-enactors walked around dressed in attire they would have worn in the 1860s. Students who have spent the summer working with the Youth Conservation Corps spoke to the crowds that gathered around them about the history of the fort as the sun set behind them. Rain eventually did roll in, but it didn’t put […]

Casino Beach fundraiser benefits Thursday Respite program

Casino Beach fundraiser benefits Thursday Respite program

Casino Beach Bar and Grill in Pensacola stepped up to help their neighbors in Navarre July 19 through the Thursday Respite Fundraiser. During the event 20 percent of all drink and food sales made at the restaurant and bar were donated to the respite program. Owner Matt LaFon said it was the least he could […]

A League of their Own

Clark Partington Attorneys at Law will host a special screening of “A League of their Own” at Blue Wahoos Stadium.  It promises to be an incredible evening celebrating youth sports and the 25th Anniversary of the movie. Mary Moore, former professional baseball player and actress in “A League of their Own” will speak and sign autographs. Full concessions will be available […]

Lighthouse founder follows calling

Lighthouse founder follows calling

In the wake of hurricane Ivan, many homes and businesses were destroyed. For Joanna Johannes, returning in the wake of the storm with her small children was devastating, she said. She had just moved to Gulf Breeze two years prior, and the storm had totaled her house. “It took everything,” she said. Read the full […]

Retiree embraces new role as National Seashore volunteer

Retiree embraces new role as National Seashore volunteer

Roman Stanley has found a great way to stay busy in his retirement life. He volunteers at Gulf Islands National Seashore, working the front desk in the visitor center at the headquarters at Naval Live Oaks. While he admits he’s never been a big-time outdoor enthusiast, he loves seeing people partake in all that the […]

The Further Adventures of Nick Tickle, Fairy Tale Detective

Everyone’s favorite gumshoe is back with another thrilling adventure at the Pensacola Little Theatre July 8, 9, 15 & 16. Old Granny Possum is kidnapped by Bluebeard and his band of scurvy pirates. This show will be sure to entertain your youngsters. For more information, call 850-432-2042 or visit www.pensacolalittletheatre.com.

Pace of play hot topic of discussion in baseball

Pace of play hot topic of discussion in baseball

Danny Darwin pitched for eight different Major League teams during a 21-year career, so he understands as well as anyone that the game of baseball is not meant to be played fast. Yet it seems in this era of a sport affectionately known as the national pastime, it’s hard to ignore the discussion of the […]

Three-time World Series champion manager returns to Southern League roots during all-star break

Three-time World Series champion manager returns to Southern League roots during all-star break

Tony La Russa got his start as a manager in the Southern League, spending half of the 1978 season managing Knoxville, the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. No one knew it at the time, but it was the beginning of a remarkable career for a manager who went on to become one of […]

Sertoma’s Independence Day Celebration

For the 28th year, area Sertoma organizations are coordinating and hosting the largest Fireworks display on the Gulf Coast over Pensacola Bay on Monday, July 4th, 2017, at 9:00 pm. There will be activities throughout the day, from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm, in Seville Square to include a FREE Children’s Area with inflatables, a U.S. […]

Dodge Brawl

DodgeBrawl is a fun coed double-elimination dodge ball tournament on the arena floor of the Pensacola Bay Center. Teams compete against each other not only for annual bragging rights, but also for the chance to win money for the local charity of their choice in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. Teams will also have the opportunity to […]

Guerrero wins Southern League Home Run Derby

Guerrero wins Southern League Home Run Derby

Gabriel Guerrero raised his hands in the air and pumped up the crowd as he settled in at the plate for the finals of the Southern League Home Run Derby. The Pensacola Blue Wahoos star the put on a show for the fans that turned out for the event Monday night at Blue Wahoos Stadium, […]

Harmon enjoys retirement life at the ballpark

Harmon enjoys retirement life at the ballpark

Les Harmon admits baseball isn’t his favorite sport, and yet, he has taken pleasure in working as an usher at Blue Wahoos Stadium, the home of the Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. “I’m not a big baseball fan. I prefer college football,” Harmon said. “But I enjoy working here. I enjoy being around the […]

Life’s A Dance

Back by popular demand, the 9th Annual Life’s a Dance presented by the Pensacola Fred Astaire Dance Studio’s star-studded evening of dance will feature local celebrities and cast members from ABC’s hit television series Dancing with the Stars, including Tony Dovolani and celebrity host Fabian Sanchez, who will emcee the event. For ticket prices and more information, […]

Angels in the Outfield

Pensacola will have Angels in the outfield as members of the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels will be on hand for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos minor league baseball game. Members of the Blue Angels team will be participating in pregame festivities and in-game activities and will be available for autographs, photographs, and more. The National Naval Aviation Museum will […]

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