8 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3, Pensacola Naval Air Station. The Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, will close the 2018 season at their annual Homecoming Air Show. Stearman Flight Team, Doc Serrato in his T-28C Trojan, Adam Baker in his Extra 330 and Skip Stewart in his Prometheus Biplane. F-22 Raptor demonstration from Langley Air Force base and a USAF Heritage Flight. Chris Darnell will drive the world’s fastest jet powered truck “Shockwave” at more than 300 miles per hour and Keith Sayers and the Freestyle Motocross Team will perform amazing stunts. More info: naspensacolaairshow.com, 850-452-3604.
Indoor Garage Sale
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, Pensacola Garden Center, 1850 N. Ninth Ave. Find that elusive item on your Christmas shopping list at the Indoor Garage Sale. Vendors, breakfast items, baked goods, taco soup. More info: 850-466-5016.
8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Nov. 12, Anna Lama Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Blvd. The “Women of Fire Exhibition,” a Foo Foo Festival event, features the work of Corrina Sephora, a blacksmith; Hillary Heckard, a glassblower; mixed media glass artist Rachel Wright; and torch worked glass artist Meredith Hartsfield. Tours available with prior arrangements. Free. More info: 850-484-2563, 850-484-1428.
Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, Seville Square, 311 E. Government St. The three-day, juried art show draws more than 200 of the nation’s best painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, graphic artists, craftsmen and other artists. The event features live musicians in Fountain Park with sounds ranging from Zydeco, bluegrass, jazz and blues to classical. Local dance schools and groups perform daily. A Foo Foo Festival event. Free. More info: 850-434-1234.
Bridge Tournament in Milton
10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, The Venue at Moors Lakes, 3220 Avalon Blvd, Milton. Duplicate Bridge Sectional Tournament with Open and 299er games at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Friday, also Swiss Team Game at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Brunch and lunch provided, prizes and cookies. More info: pensacolabridgeclub.com.
Growing Camellias 101
1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, Building 86, University of West Florida, 11000 University Parkway. Pensacola Camellia Club presents a program for UWF Leisure Learning members followed by a tour of the UWF Camellia Garden. More info: pensacolacamelliaclub.com.
Foo Foo Picture Wall
3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 12 to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, through Nov. 12, T.T. Wentworth Jr. Museum, 330 S. Jefferson St. Foo Foo Festival presents this public interactive event, a one-of-a-kind picture mosaic wall celebrating the fifth year of the festival. More info: foofoofest.com.
The Happy Art Tour
3 to 9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, 3 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Nov. 1 through Dec. 31, 401 N. Baylen St. The Happy Art Tour (T.H.A.T.) is Pensacola’s first multi-sensory creative adventure, Using experiential mediums throughout the entire space, T.H.A.T. worked with local artists to build ways for visitors to view, hear, touch, smell, and taste some of its exhibits. A Foo Foo Festival event. More info and ticket purchase: thehappyarttour.com.
Walking Cemetery Tour
4:30 to 5:30 p.m. daily through Nov. 10, St. John’s Historic Cemetery, 301 North G St. Go Retro has teamed with Friends of St. John’s Cemetery Foundation to offer this fascinating walking tour of Pensacola’s largest historic cemetery. With graves dated back to the early 19th century, there are several stories to share. $12 plus tax. More info: 850-466-5220.
Brides Night at the Court of De Luna
5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, De Luna Winery, 116 E. Gonzales St. Featuring the wedding vendors of Pensacola: Caterers, wedding planners, photographers and many more. One grand prize winner will win the wedding of their dreams at the Court of De Luna. $10, includes entry for grand prize and two drink tickets. More info: 850-712-1951.
Legends in the Fall
6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, The Imogene Theatre, 6866 Caroline St., Milton. A night out with Santa Rosa Kid’s House featuring music by the Eagles on the big screen. Heavy hors d’oeuvres. $35. $10 raffle tickets. Benefits Santa Rosa Kid’s House. More info: santarosakidshouse.com, 850-623-1112.
‘Wine & Fries’ fundraiser for McDonald House
7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, The Pointe on 30A, 10711 E. County Hwy 30A, Rosemary Beach. Wine & Fries features the iconic McDonald’s french fries paired with the perfect wine for a party to support Ronald McDonald House. Door prizes and giveaways, local craft beer, desserts, food menu, auctions. 21 and older. $75. More info and ticket purchase: wineandfries.org.
‘Desire, Desire, Desire,’ ‘For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls’
7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 1-4, Nov. 8-11, Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St. Playwright Christopher Durang’s hilarious parodies of Tennessee Williams’ classic dramas “A Streetcar Named Desire” and “The Glass Menagerie.” $14 general admission, $20 cafe seating. More info and ticket purchase: pensacolalittletheatre.com.
9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St. Presented by the Stamped LGBTQ Film Festival, The Skivvies is a troupe of entertainers who perform in their underwear, turning up the heat on stage with tasteful renditions on ukulele, melodica, guitar, electric cello and kalimba. A Foo Foo Festival event. $30-$35. More info and ticket purchase: pensacolalittletheatre.com.
Sunday’s Child – UNITY Project and Courage Wall
Through Nov. 12, Pensacola Museum Plaza, downtown Pensacola. Foo Foo Festival presents Sunday’s Child’s UNITY project and Courage Wall, an interactive public art project, a larger-than-life structure that celebrates cultural uniqueness and strengthens ties to each other. The project consists of 32 posts, each with identifiers such as, “I’m a parent; I’m a Veteran; I speak English as a second language; I identify as LGBTQ,” etc. Participants tie colorful ribbons to posts that reflect their identities, with the ribbons eventually intertwined to create a web of interconnectedness. More info: foofoofest.com.
Heron Trot 5K
7 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Amphitheater, Big Lagoon State Park, 12301 Gulf Beach Hwy. A nature-inspired 5K to help support local state parks. Proceeds go to Friends of Pensacola State Parks. Walkers and runners of all ages welcome. $20 advance, $25 day of race, includes water, light snack and bag. More info: 850-776-9747.
Westwood Christian Yard/Bake Sale
7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Westwood Christian Disciples of Christ, 1111 North 57th Ave. Yard/bake sale with a variety of items. More info: 456-2092.
8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Sacred Heart Cathedral School, 1603 North 12th Ave. The 34th Great Pumpkin 5K Race and Little Pumpkin Fun Run. Run or run/walk, wheelchair and walk only divisions. Age group and overall awards in each division. Register on-line at Runsignup.com or pick-up registration forms at Sacred Heart Cathedral School. More info: 850-436-6440.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Bruce Beach, West Main Street. The event is to officially open Bruce Beach and to show the community and its visitors all of the incredible outdoor activities that can take place. Ribbon cutting with the Mayor at 9 a.m. Paddle boards, kayaks and other launchings. Free. More info: 850-207-5024.
Beulah Craft and Sausage Festival
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, First Baptist Church of Beulah, 5805 Beulah Church Road. Enjoy a day of family friendly fun. Live music, food, arts and crafts. FBCB Praise Team, A Higher Calling and Kate Engelmeyer will perform. Free. More info: 850-944-2143.
Ocean’s Hour Nature Cleanup
9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, two locations: Naval Live Oaks, 1801 Gulf Beach Highway, and Bob Sikes Bridge at Grand Marlin Restaurant, 400 Pensacola Beach Blvd. Buckets, grabbers, gloves and trash bags will be supplied. Dress for the weather and bring water, bug spray and sunscreen as needed. More info: facebook.com/oceanhourfl, 850-450-1112.
‘Genealogy 101’ free workshop
10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, West Florida Genealogy Branch Library, 5740 N. Ninth Ave. The West Florida Genealogical Society presents “Genealogy 101,” a workshop on how to navigate millions of pages of digitized records, learn what kinds of information those records contain, and learn how to build a free family tree online. Free, but space is limited. More info: wfgsi.org/, facebook.com/WFGenSoc.
Pawdido Key Community Adoption Event
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Perdido Key Visitor Information Center, 15500 Perdido Key Drive. Pensacola Humane Society presents the Pawdido Key Community Pet Adoption Event. Adoptable dogs, kittens, and cats looking for a place to call home. Free. More info: pensacolahumane.org, 850-602-9279.
Art Academy for Autism
11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Pensacola Museum of Art, 407 S. Jefferson St. Art Academy for Autism is an arts education initiative designed for children and adults on the autism spectrum. Classes are led by educator Elizabeth Thornburgh. Ages 5-9 only; other ages sold out. More info and registration: pensacolamuseum.org/art-academy-for-autism.html.
Sidewalk Science Sessions by MESS Hall
12 to 1 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3; 12 to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, Tuesday, Nov. 6 and Monday, Nov. 12; 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, intersection of Palafox and Government streets. All ages will question reality and their perceptions of the world at Science on the Street open to the public throughout Foo Foo Festival (Nov. 1-12). In addition, special Sidewalk Science Sessions will engage passersby in exploring how perception underpins the way we see, feel, think and understand the world with facilitated hands-on activities and demonstrations. More info: foofoofest.com, pensacolamesshall.org.
Pensacola Symphony Orchestra Dress Rehearsal: Mozart & Brahms
1:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place. Dress rehearsals for Pensacola Symphony performances of Strauss, Mozart and Brahms. $5. More info: pensacolasaenger.com, 850-435-2533.
‘Women of Fire’ Multi-Sensory Event
6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, First City Art Center, 1060 N. Guillemard St. First City Art Center will hold a Multi-Sensory Event featuring the three artists of the “Women of Fire” exhibition. Artists’ demonstrations as well as Raku firings, fire dance performances, live music, vendors and food trucks. A VIP Artist Reception begins at 5 p.m. More info: FirstCityArt.org.
Jake Owen in concert
7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Pensacola Bay Center, 201 E. Gregory St. Multiple chart-topping singer/songwriter Jake Owen performs, with special guests David Lee Murphy and Morgan Wallen. $41.50, $57.25, $67.25, $77.75 plus taxes and fees. More info and ticket purchase: pensacolabaycenter.com.
Pensacola Symphony Orchestra: Mozart & Brahms
7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place. Highlighting the lighter side of the repertoire, this concert features the care-free, nostalgic “Emperor Waltzes” by Johann Strauss and Brahms’ Serenade No. 1. Hailed for his “stylist and spirited playing” by the Chicago Tribune, pianist Alon Goldstein joins the orchestra for Mozart’s beloved Piano Concerto No. 21. $23 and up, plus taxes and fees. More info and ticket purchase: pensacolasaenger.com.
10:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St. Improvable Cause is Pensacola’s only professional improv comedy troupe, performing completely unscripted and totally hilarious. $11. More info and ticket purchase: pensacolalittletheatre.com.
‘Cured By Chopin’
3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, Warrington United Methodist Church, 301 E. Winthrop Ave. “Cured By Chopin” is a classical piano concert performed by Robert Holtzclaw of Gulf Breeze, the inspirational story of how a tragic life adversity changed this young man’s life forever and led him to become a classical pianist. Free. More info: 850-400-6400.
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