Things to do this week on the Emerald Coast 9/13-9/19
By Olivia Rodriguez
After another productive and busy week, here is a detailed list of upcoming off-campus events happening.
Spahr Brewing Company will be hosting Pints for Pits, “a reunion for Amazing Grace Bully Rescue and Friends of the Escambia County Animal Shelter pooches and friends,” according to their website.
Pints for Pits will be held Saturday at the Spahr Brewing Company located at 3541 W. Fairfield Drive, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Admission is $20 and includes one beer and a $5 raffle ticket.
“The purpose of this event is to raise funds for our organization,” Kim Rainer, vice president of Friends of the Escambia County Animal Shelter, said.“And also Amazing Grace Bully Rescue. FOTECAS and AGBR work to help the homeless animals in our community and promote awareness of the importance of spaying and neutering our pets.”
The 11th annual Taste of the Beach will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday at the 7 Casino Beach Boardwalk.
Admission for Taste of the Beach will be free and visitors will be able to try signature dishes from more than 20 different beach restaurants for $5 each.
The festival will feature a professional chef cook-off competition, a team cook-off, live entertainment, crab races and activities for kids.
The Deployment to Employment career expo will be held on Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Stadium, located at 351 W. Cedar Street.
Deployment to Employment is free to attend provides over 60 employee recruiters, resume building workshops, free haircuts and more to local veterans.
This event is supported by 90Works and is open to local veteran’s families as well.
“This event provides us the opportunity to further our mission in the community. Gaining employment is a vital step in achieving self-sufficiency and stability and to reduce poverty and homelessness,” Cate Jordan, executive director of 90Works said in a press release. “We appreciate the community coming together to support these efforts.”
The Subway Pensacola Cycling Classic will be Saturday and Sunday at the Holiday Inn Resort located at 14 Via De Luna.
Registration is available Friday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and the Kid’s Expo which is organized by Big Brothers Big Sisters, is free.
Proceeds from the race will be donated to The Paralyzed Veterans of America.
The International Coastal Cleanup at Park West, located on Fort Pickens Road will be held Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., admission is free
Perdido Key State Park will also be hosting a Coastal Cleanup Day that is free to attend and will be held Saturday at the same time at Perdido Key State Park located at 16015 Perdido Key Drive.
The Mulligans will be performing at the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay Concert series on Sunday at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Maritime Park, located at 301 W. Main Street.
Ace Hood will be the headlining performance Sunday at Vinyl Music Hall on 2 S. Palafox Place.
Admission is $25-$30 and doors open at 7 p.m.
The Blue Angels will be practicing Tuesday and can be viewed from the National Naval Aviation Museum’s viewing area located at 1750 Radford Blvd.
Admission is free for spectators and practice typically begins at 11:30 a.m. and lasts about an hour.
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