15 things to do this week on the Emerald Coast

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Staff writer

As college students, the only thing more valuable than our time is our money. Making a budget is essential. But it shouldn’t force you into a Netflix/Ramen Noodle marathon every weekend. There are plenty of fun and exciting things to do off campus that you can easily squeeze into your co-ed calculator. Here are 15 things to do around the Emerald Coast this week that won’t break the bank.

generic india viagra 1) Disney Junior Dance Party
viagra drug test When: 12:30 and 4 p.m. March 31
new drug like clomid success Where: Saenger Theatre, 118 Palafox St., Pensacola
Cost: $28 for balcony seats
Why: Let’s face it, these days, we’re all a little Disney obsessed. From age 3 to age 50, there is something fun for us all to enjoy. So grab your kiddos and get ready to sing and dance Disney Junior style. All of your favorite Jr characters will be there. From Doc McStuffins to Mickey Mouse himself. This will be a fun interactive dance party/show. Click here for tickets.

2) Easter Egg Hunt at Flora-Bama
When: 1-4 p.m. March 31
Where: Flora-Bama Lounge and Package
Cost: Free
Why: Grab your Easter baskets and a good pair of shades because Flora-Bama is throwing their annual Easter egg hunt on the beach.

Beginning at 1 p.m. is face painting, arts and crafts, snacks, and live music under the Flora-Bama Tent,” Amy Hicks, Business Development and Community Relations Manager at Flora-Bama said. “Then beginning at 2 p.m. is our Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Staff and volunteers of Central Church of Flora-Bama have personally hidden over 5,000 Easter eggs.”

Hicks said children of all ages are guaranteed to walk away with a prize from each egg.

“They will have a chance at candy, prizes, and even money,” Hicks said.

But don’t head home just yet because Flora-Bama has a grand finale that will have everyone smiling.

“As the hunt wraps up, keep an eye on the sky where the Easter Bunny will be parachuting in,” Hicks said.

After the hunt, families are welcome to head back to the tent for a meet and greet and photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny.

3) Badfish – A Tribute to Sublime
When: 7 p.m. March 27
Where: Vinyl Music Hall, 2 South Palafox St., Pensacola
Cost: $10 – $18
Why: It was a sad day back in 1996 when Sublime’s lead singer, Brad Novell, overdosed on drugs. But his untimely death didn’t seem to put a stop to the band’s popularity. In fact, more than 20 years later, they are still one of the most popular reggae bands in America. Badfish-A Tribute to Sublime was formed back in 2001 at University of Rhode Island. It’s core members, all computer science majors, formed their band while attending school, and they never looked back. Come and see the band that has kept the essence of Sublime alive for over 17 years. Click here for advanced tickets.

4) Hunger Games 2
When: 11 a.m. -4 p.m., March 31
Where: Harley Davidson of Pensacola, 6385 Pensacola Boulevard, Pensacola
Cost: Free
Why: Harley Davidson of Pensacola is hosting their second annual Hunger Games and it going to be loads of fun.

Hunger Games 2 is a blend of family fun and food with some friendly eating competitions mixed in,” Sean DeSmet, owner of 3-D Eats & Tea Food Truck said. “We have about 10 local food trucks Including 3-D Eats, Joe’s Caribe, Belly Busters Foodwagon, Street Treats, Trolley Stop Ice Cream, Twisted and Corny, Chile Lindo, among other great trucks.”

The event will also host a pet drive for the Pensacola Humane Shelter.

“Bring a bag of dog or cat food and get a free food voucher,” Desmet said.

In addition to the delicious food, there will also be entertainment.

“We’ve got music from hip-hop artist Jibba the Gent, Roving Street Magic by Rod Cannon, Tumbling and gymnastics by Panhandle Perfection,  balloon artist Jon Slayton, and even some bounce houses,” DeSmet said. “There will be a Hunger Helm trophy for best overall food truck.”

5) Molly Ringwalds
When: 8:30-10:30 p.m., March 30 (doors open at 7 p.m.)
Where: Phineas Phogg’s room, Seville Quarter, 130 Government St., Pensacola
Cost: $15 for advanced tickets or $20 at the door
Why: The ever so popular Molly Ringwalds are back by popular demand. If you’ve never gotten a chance to catch this one-of-a-kind 80’s experience, you’re missing out. The band puts on a full 80’s tribute that includes full costumes, makeup, lights, smoke, and of course all the biggest hits of the decade. Grab a bottle of hairspray, some hot pink tights, and get ready to join it the 80’s madness of the Molly Ringwalds. For more information call 434-6211

6) Live Painting Happy Hour with Nina Fritz
When: 5:30-7 p.m., March 29
Where: Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 South Jefferson St., Pensacola
Cost: $25
Why: Nina Fritz is a Pensacola artist whose art has been received and admired all over the world. Her work has been showcased on major networks like: CBS, NBC, and Fox. One of her most acclaimed pieces, Las Infantas, now hangs in the Madrid Palace. This is your opportunity to come and watcher her paint a live ballerina before your very eyes. Sip on a cocktail and munch on some hor d’oeuvres as you enjoy this fun an unique experience. Admission includes food, a specialty cocktail, and one entry into the drawing for Nina’s painting. A cash bar will also be available. Call 432.9546 to order tickets without convenience fees.

7) Full Moon Camping
When: 6 p.m, March 31
Where: Big Lagoon State Park, 12301 Gulf Beach Highway, Pensacola
Cost: $20
Why: Full moons are known for plenty of superstitions, some true and some false. No matter what your sign may be, we can all appreciate the beauty of one. What better way to experience its wonder than sleeping under the stars. You can rent or buy a tent for pretty cheap these days and chances are you can even borrow one. Take a walk on your adventurous side and experience the beautiful combination of astrology and nature in one.  

8)  Spring Break Hip Hop Comedy Jam
When: 7 p.m., March 31
Where: Heritage Hall at Seville Quarter, 130 East Government St., Pensacola
Cost: $20-35
Why: If you need a mental break from classes and work, this Comedy Jam is sure to give you a laugh. The show will be featuring Haha Davis along with other great acts. Davis is a Detroit native who started his career in 2013 by creating videos online. In just a few short years he’s turned his comedy act into a real live show.

9) Here Come The Mummies
When: 8 p.m., March 30
Where: Saenger Theatre, 6 South Joachim St., Mobile
Cost: $29 and up
Why: Part of the fun and excitement while attending a Here Come the Mummies show is the mystery. Could it be Eric Clapton playing on stage? Maybe! Could it be Steven Tyler singing? Possibly! This funk band/supergroup has been able to remain incognito for almost 20 years and their fan base has only gotten bigger. They are made up of 13 musicians, have produced six albums, and continue to play to sold-out crowds all over the country.

10) March Latin Dance Night
When: 8 p.m. to 12 a.m., March 31
Where: David Miner Ballroom/Dancesport Academy, 262 Azalea Rd., Mobile
Cost: $5 with student ID
Why: Have you ever watched Dancing With The Stars and thought, “I bet could do that.” Well, this is your opportunity to find out. Come and learn from professionals and enjoy some dancing until midnight. All you need is a five dollar bill because the event is also BYOB. The salsa dance class is from 8-9 p.m.

11)  What Do You Know About CBD?
When: 6-7 p.m., March 28
Where: 4266 Cottage Hill Rd. Suite 4, Mobile
Cost: Free
Why: CBD products are popping up on the market everywhere these days and you might be wondering what they are all about. Some people say that they are the future of medicine and others claim them to be of no medical use. No matter what you believe, it might be time to get educated. The Hemp Queen is ready to share her knowledge with you on the product. Come and listen to her informational seminar on the Endocannabinoid System and she is ready to answer any questions you might have.

12) Ice Cream Social with the Easter Bunny
When: 12-2 p.m., March 31
Where: Sprinkles at The Henderson, 200 Henderson Resort Way, Destin
Cost: Regular menu prices
Why: Sprinkles has some of the best ice cream sundaes, milkshakes, and root beer floats around. Bring the little ones to this funny bunny decadent social gathering. They can hang with the Easter Bunny while they enjoy a sweet treat.

13) AJ’s Sunday Brunch
When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., every Sunday through June
Where: AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar, 116 Harbor Boulevard, Destin
Cost: Free
Why: Calling all Bloody Mary enthusiasts. It Sunday Funday and what better way to get your week started than with a yummy brunch and a tasty cocktail. AJ’s has a fabulous build-your-own Bloody Mary bar that might get you so filled up, you choose to skip on eggs. For those with a craving on the sweeter side, bottomless mimosas are offered as well.

14) Passion Play
When: 7 p.m., March 29-31
Where: Marina Civic Center, 8 Harrison Ave., Panama City
Cost: Free
Why: If egg hunts and bunnies aren’t quite your thing and you prefer to remember the religious side of Easter, Passion Play is without a doubt the best production around. This dramatic live production has continued to wow audiences for 15 years now and even managed to remain a non-ticketed event. Every year, more than 7,500 people will flock to the civic center to experience this emotional production, and you don’t want to miss it.

15) LuLu’s Easter Egg Dash
When: 12-2 p.m., April 1
Where: LuLu’s Gulf Shores
Cost: Free
Why: Easter egg hunts are loads fun, but LuLu’s has something different in store: an Easter Egg Dash. Thousands of goodie-filled eggs are ready to be snatched up, kids just have to wait for the bell. Children are divided into age groups so the little ones don’t get trampled. The Easter bunny will arrive at 12:30 for photos and the dash will start promptly at 2 p.m.