Seven Days Out is your guide to entertainment, concerts, festivals and things to do in Escambia and Santa Rosa County.
Great Southern celebrates 12th Summer Restaurant Week
5pm Monday to Sunday 1st to 7th August. The Fish House, Jackson’s Steakhouse, Five Sisters Blues Café and Angela’s Ristorante Italiano will once again team up to present Summer Restaurant Week. In sync with similar events in cities across the country, Restaurant Week is a culinary celebration that offers residents and visitors alike quality food at great value. Each restaurant’s chefs prepare a three-course, fixed-price dinner using the finest local and seasonal ingredients and showcasing their culinary expertise. Guests are encouraged to try each special menu in all four restaurants. $33 per person per restaurant. For more information: greatsouthernrestaurants.com.
Monday night blues
Monday, August 1, 7:00 p.m. Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. Seville Quarter and the Blues Society of Northwest Florida are bringing the “blues” back to the Seville Quarter entertainment district. The event features live blues music and “BBQ and Bud” food and drink specials. For more information: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
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1920s Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
6:30 p.m., doors; 7 p.m., performance; Monday, August 1st. Alga Beer Company, 2435 N. 12th Ave. Dress in 1920’s attire and head to the Improbable Cause Mystery Theater for an evening of fun and mystery. An artifact from the excavation of King Tut’s tomb has been brought to a 1920’s speakeasy for inspection, but will his curse follow? Between murder, mafia, moonlight, mystic and the supernatural, this mystery will require Detective Gunn and the audience to solve the case. $50. More information: facebook.com/icmtheatre.
Bands on the Beach
7pm to 9pm Tuesday 2nd August. Gulfside Pavilion at Casino Beach, Pensacola Beach. Pensacola Beach’s popular outdoor summer concert series features artists for every musical taste. Featuring a range of local artists, Bands on the Beach offers an eclectic musical experience throughout the summer. This week, Wester is the focus. Spectators are encouraged to bring beach chairs and blankets. Free. For more information: 850-932-2257 or visit pensacolabeach.com.
Tuesday night jazz
7:30pm Tuesday, August 2 Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St Enjoy jazz with Melodious Allen and The Funk Heads at Lili Marlene’s. For more information: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
6:30 p.m. Wednesday 3 August. Odd Colony Brewing Co., 260 N. Palafox St. Led by professional musicians, jazz jams are purely for fun, opportunities to play jazz with other musicians. Drummers please bring their own sticks/brooms. Singers please bring your own microphone. Jazz Pensacola strives to provide listeners and musicians with a forum for jazz performance, education and enjoyment. More information: www.jazzpensacola.com.
7:30 p.m. August 3 and 5; 2:30 p.m. August 6 and 7; 7:30pm Aug 10-12; 2.30 p.m. 13 and 14 August. Pensacola Little Theater, 400 S. Jefferson St. A kind girl named Cinderella lives with her wicked stepmother and hateful stepsisters after the death of her father. Cinderella has to work as a maid in her own house and dreams of an adventurous life. When it becomes known that the prince is giving a ball, Cinderella wants to attend, but it seems impossible. With the help of her animal friends and her magical fairy godmother, Cinderella’s dream of a beautiful night comes true. Written by Rodgers & Hammerstein and directed by Katelyn Geri with musical direction by Tina Buran. Tickets start at $17 for adults and $9 for children and students. For more information: www.pensacolalittletheatre.com.
Sportsman’s Night Out
4:30 p.m., doors; 6:30 p.m., performance; Thursday, August 4th. Pensacola Bay Center, 201 E. Gregory St. Marcus Pointe Baptist Church presents Sportsman’s Night Out with “Friar Truck” Justin Martin, GM of Duck Commander and known as one of the stars of A&E’s hit reality show Duck Dynasty; John Godwin, star of Duckmen 7-18, The Art of Commanding Ducks and Duck Dynasty; Michael Waddell, creator of Bone Collector; and David Blanton, executive producer and host of Realtree Outdoors. The show features musical entertainment by special guest Brandon Davis $10 For more information: 850-432-0800.
Movies in the Park
6 p.m., pre-show; sunset, show; Friday 5 August. Community Maritime Park, 301 W. Main St. The annual Movies in the Park series returns to Community Maritime Park. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to spread out on the lawn to watch a family-friendly movie under the stars. Concessions can be purchased from local food truck suppliers, and outside food is also welcome. Pets and glass bottles are prohibited at the event. Encanto this week. Free. For more information: PlayPensacola.com.
A spiritual evening with a renowned psychic medium
6:30 p.m. Saturday 6 August. Anything Events & Rentals Event Center, 5330 Mobile Highway, Suite 1B. Experience a life-changing message from the other side with international medium Ericka Boussarhane. The author, radio personality, public speaker, and professional psychic will do her best to reach everyone in the room. Appetizers will be served and social distancing will be observed. $50. For more information: 850-941-4321.
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The Road To Imagine with ARTIX! and POINT.BLANK
8 p.m., doors; 9 p.m., performance; Saturday August 6th. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 S. Palafox St. Electrik Lights & 850 Entertainment have teamed up with Iris Presents and Imagine Music Festival to bring visitors another installment in the Road To Imagine series. The Imagine Fest team will be present at the event and will award two Imagine Music Festival GA Passes. Ticket winners will be announced at the event. $15 early bird; $20 general admission. From 18 years. More information and ticket purchase: vinylmusichall.com.
Blues by the Bay
6 p.m. Sunday 7 August. Community Maritime Park Hunter Amphitheater, 301 W. Main St. This free concert series is one of the most popular events for locals and visitors to spend the last hours of their weekend enjoying great music with family and friends in a great atmosphere. Concert-goers are asked to bring cool boxes and deckchairs. Guests of all ages are encouraged to enjoy the cool bay breeze while listening and dancing to some of the region’s finest musical talent. This week features the Reunion Band. For more information: 850-436-5670.
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