by Hannah Guice, Staff Writer

follow link Back Porch Comedy: The United Nations Comedy Tour

see When: Friday, Jan 25. Show starts at 9 p.m. Where: Back Porch Bar & Grill, 710 N Palafox St, Pensacola, Florida, 32501 Cost: No cover, just a nice tip to your bartender.

cheap viagra on internet The Scoop: What better way to kick off the weekend than with a good drink and an even better laugh? Join the community at Pensacola’s favorite stand-up spot. This Friday’s show hosts six different comedians. The good times will continue with “Rated R Comedy” hosted by Ryan Pfeiffer around 11 p.m. If you haven’t gone to a stand-up comedy show, this is your moment!

“It’s a chance to laugh at everything,” Jay Ayer, Back Porch Comedy attendee, said. “No matter the seriousness of the topic, you’re just there to laugh. The show pushed me to do a set of my own.” Pensacola Opera: Romeo & Juliet

levitra professional low price When: Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. Where: Saenger Theatre, 118 S Palafox St, Pensacola, FL 32502

Cost: $45 to $120 per ticket

The Scoop: A unique take on a classical Shakespeare tale. Feel the music surrounding the plot of ill-fated, young love. Among the opening night and matinee show you can also attend the open night reception and the director’s champagne brunch for $50 per event. Perhaps you will never have listened to “true beauty until this night.

Randy of Trailer Park Boys: Cheeseburger Picnic

When: Sunday, Jan 27 8:15- 9:45 p.m.

Where: Vinyl Music Hall, 2 S Palafox St, Pensacola, FL 32502

Cost: $20 if purchased in advance, $25 the day of, +$5 surcharge for those under 21

The Scoop: Randy brings the cheeseburgers from Sunnyvale Trailer Park to Pensacola along with standup comedy. Even if you’re a vegetarian or lack an obsession of cheeseburgers like Randy, this show is for you (that was probably too cheesy).

Pensacola Little Theatre Presents: The Cemetery Club

When: Thursday, Jan. 24 through Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 27 at 3 p.m.

Where: Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S Jefferson St, Pensacola, FL 32502

Cost: $8 to $31

The Scoop: Based on the screenplay by Ivan Menchell, “The Cemetery Club” focuses on three women dealing with their husbands’ deaths. Mark Core-Neol directs a unique take on this heart-felt comedy.  

“I would recommend people see The Cemetery Club for the performances of some of Pensacola’s finest experiences actors, including Sheryl VandenBerg and Millie Fisher, who tackle a poignant, heartwarming tale of friendship and culture,” Garrett Summit, Pensacola Little Theatre worker and performer, said. “Pensacola Little Theatre is special because they not only provide a selection of versatile shows, but they also offer different acting classes for people of all ages.”

13th Annual All- Steinway School Celebration

When: Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Where: UWF Music Hall at Center for Fine & Performing Arts, Building 82

Cost: free to public, tickets are required and available at the CFPA, contact: 850.857.6285

The Scoop: UWF celebrates its “All- Steinway” piano distinction with the annual event featuring the American-German piano and pianists including Bolton Ellenberg.

Pensacola Ice Flyers vs. Peoria Rivermen

When: Friday, Jan. 25 and Saturday Jan. 26 at 7:35 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 27 at 4:05 p.m.

Where: Pensacola Bay Center, 201 E Gregory St, Pensacola, FL 32502

Cost: $15 plus, after game skate: $9 to $12

The Scoop: Enjoy a weekend of ice skating and hockey all weekend long. The Pensacola Ice Flyers are hosting Teacher Appreciation Friday night and Military Appreciation Saturday night. Be sure to bring packaged underwear, under shirts and socks Sunday. Participants will throw these items on the ice after the Ice Flyers score their first goal. All items will be donated to the Waterfront Rescue Mission Shelter.

Pensacola Swing Dance

When: Friday, Jan. 25 8:30 p.m. until midnight

Where: American Legion Post 33 1401 West Intendencia St. Pensacola, FL 32502

Cost: $5 admission

The Scoop: Let loose and kick off your dancing shoes with the rest of Pensacola. If you have two left feet get there for the free lesson from 8:30-9:30 p.m., then dance the night away.

Ecstatic Dance: An Exploration of the Expanded Ecstatic Self

When: Saturday, Jan. 26, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Where: Uru Yoga and Beyond, 2400 Executive Plaza Rd. Pensacola, FL 32504

Cost: $10 to $20

The Scoop: If classic swing isn’t your thing, maybe free form dance is. Amaya guides this event and invites all people to join. No dancing skills are required you’ll figure out how to do that when you get there.  

Big Winter Book Sale

When: Saturday, Jan. 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: West Florida Public Library, 239 N Spring St. Pensacola, FL 32502

Cost: $1+

The Scoop: Every book lover in Pensacola awaits this event. There’s no telling what paper treasure you will find. On Saturday paperbacks are two for $1 and $1 for everything else. Sunday you can stuff as many books possible in a provided brown, grocery bag for $5.

Cemetery Walking Tour

When: Saturday, Jan. 26 at 5:30 p.m.

Where: St. John’s Historic Cemetery, 301 N. G Street Pensacola, FL 32501

Cost: $12 + tax

The Scoop: Eager to hear the spooky stories haunting Pensacola? This is your last chance of the season for a guided tour of the graves dating back to 1876.

Cordova Mall Ball benefit for Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital

When: Saturday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m.

Where: Cordova Mall

Cost: $70 at the event. Standing room only

The Scoop: Grab your Mardi Gras mask and sport your favorite semi-formal attire for an evening of jazz, drinks and French Quarter inspired food favorites. Proceeds from this event will help provide a new CT Scanner for children at Sacred Heart.

Bourbon, Bacon, Brews, & Cigars

When: Saturday, Jan. 26, 3-5 pm

Where: O’Riley’s Irish Pub Downtown, 321 S. Palafox St. Pensacola, FL 32502

Cost: $25

The Scoop: If a tasteful experience is what your craving this weekend look no further. Warm your spirit with beer from Big Top Brewing Company in Pensacola and a cigar from Cordova Cigars.

Palafox Market

When: Saturday Jan. 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Martin Luther King Plaza, Pensacola, FL 32501

Cost: Free to the public

The Scoop: Pensacola is home to many crafty entrepreneurs. Enjoy the eclectic atmosphere at Pensacola’s Palafox Market. Whether you’re looking for local, East Hill honey, a new piece of wall décor, a glass beaded necklace or even a jar of exfoliating scrub you are bound to find something uniquely crafted for you or a loved one.

A day at one of many local museums

When: On average: Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Where: Pensacola Museum of Art, T.T. Wentworth Jr. Museum, etc.

Cost: $7+, UWF students get in free to many with Nautilus card

The Scoop: Learn more about Pensacola’s history and what makes this town central to aviation, exploration and artistic expression. Pensacola exhibits several museums. A few local favorites are The Pensacola Aviation Museum and the nearby Pensacola Lighthouse Museum. Along with several settled in the downtown district such as: Pensacola Museum of Art, The T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Museum and Museum of Commerce. 

Pensacola Landmarks

When: All weekend long

Where: You choose!

Cost: Free +

The Scoop: The weekend weather is perfect to explore the treasures unique to Pensacola that many locals forget. Stroll the boardwalk at Bay Bluffs Park, enjoy an off-season day at the beach (it’s the best time to get first dibs on the seashells), have a picnic lunch at Bayview Park, watch the sunrise on the water, walk every step to the top of the Pensacola Lighthouse and enjoy a delicious meal from a vast array of local restaurants. There are many inviting aspects that make Pensacola a home or favored vacation spot – create your own!