Things to do this weekend in Pensacola
by Ashley Cole, Staff Writer
What: Raleigh Keegan debut at Whiskey Runners Saloon
Where: Whiskey Runners Saloon, 610 E. Nine Mile Road, Pensacola, Florida
About: Whiskey Runners Saloon is proud to present a rising Nashville star, Raleigh Keegan, as he presents his new single “Lookin’ Like That!” Admission is $5 for guests 21 and older and $10 for guests 18-20. Signature shots and house margaritas will be $2 each all night. Buckets of domestics are $13 and buckets of PBR are $10.
What: Reggae Fest
When: Friday and Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. each day.
Where: Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St., Pensacola, Florida
About: Come out and enjoy reggae styled music and food at the end of the Alley Courtyard in the Seville Quarter. Shaggy J Gulf Coast Vibrations, Top Celebrity Crew, Surfing the Sun, and Ja Rhythm are a few of the artists who will be preforming. There will be plenty of spiced rum and Red Stripe beer to help celebrate the weekend.
What: Sound Waves Music Series: Cody Johnson
When: Saturday from 5-10 p.m.
Where: The Gulf Restaurant on Okaloosa Island, 1284 Marler Ave., Okaloosa Island, Florida
About: The Sound Waves Music Series continues this weekend with Cody Johnson and Channing Wilson. The show is open to people of all ages. General admission is $30 in advance, $35 the day of. VIP passes are available for $100. Tickets available at www.bigtickets.com.
When: Saturday from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Good Time Tours, 455 Corday St., Pensacola, Florida
About: Hop on the bus and join the group as the bus will travel over to New Orleans French Quarter Festival. The festival itself is free to attend. There will be about two dozen stages that will take over the French quarter as you make your way around. The stages will have a mixture of jazz, Latin, R&B, zydeco, New Orleans funk and so much more.
Don’t forget about the food that will be surround you as many of the cultures blend together. The cost for the tour is $60 each. The price includes round trip transportation which will arrive at 10:30 a.m. and depart from New Orleans at 5 p.m.
Tickets are available for purchase at www.goodtimetours.com. For further questions call them directly at 850-476-0046.
What: 32nd Baldwin County Strawberry Festival
When: Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Loxley Municipal Park, Municipal Park Drive, Loxley, Alabama
About: Head out and enjoy fresh strawberry goods as you help support the ARC of Baldwin County and Loxley Elementary School. This
What: 30th Old Spanish Trail Rodeo
When: Friday at 5 p.m. to Saturday at 10 p.m.
Where: Baker Area Recreation Association Inc, 5503 Highway 4, Baker, Florida 32531
About: Baker Area Recreation Association, Inc. presents the 30th annual Pro Rodeo. Events will include bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, calf and team roping, cowgirls’ breakaway roping, bull riding and much more. Come out and enjoy the sights as the dirt gets kicked up and the games begin.
What: The Hoppening: A Grown-Up Easter Egg Hunt
When: Saturday at 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Spahr Brewing Company, 3541 West Fairfield Drive, Pensacola, Florida
About: This fun adult Easter egg hunt is to help raise money for furry friends at the Escambia County Animal Shelter. The egg hunt will be at Spahr Brewery and allows the grownups to let loose and have fun too. There will be cash prizes, gift certificates, jewelry