Things to do in Pensacola this weekend
by Ashley Cole, Staff Writer
What: 7th Annual Bulls on the Beach: Live Professional Bull Riding
When: Friday and Saturday, September 6 and 7, 2019, gates open at 6:00, show starts at 8:00
Where: 17401 Perdido Key Drive, Pensacola, Florida 32507
About: This is a family friendly event designed to be a “high-energy, rock-and-roll rodeo”.
Friday and Saturday nights will be all adult riders and some junior riders during intermission.
Tickets: $25 for adults 18 and up, $15 for ages 7-17, and 6 years aand younger are free.
Two-day combo tickets: $40 for adults and $20 for ages 7-17
What: WILDfest 2019
When: Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 12:00- 3:30
Where: Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida, Inc. 105 N S Street, Pensacola, Florida 32505
About: Come out and join the 38th year as a wildlife hospital.
This is a free and family friendly event will have children games and fun crafts.
Enjoy tasty baked goods as you listen to live music preformed by Southern Revival Band. This fundraiser event and supply drive helps support over 3,000 animals that come through the hospital every year. T-shirts designed by local artist Paula Payne will be on sale during the event.
Supply drive wish list: paper towels, tissues, purina puppy chow, purina cat chow, fruit/vegetables/meat baby food, amdro, apples, squash, berries, red meat, chicken, fish, nuts, sunflowers hearts/chips, pedialyte, laundry detergent, brooms, garden hoses, long handled scrub brushes, and pine straw.
What: Official Grand Opening: Costello’s Butcher Shop
When: Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Where: 8190 W Fairfield Drive, Pensacola, Florida 32506
About: Stop by as Costello’s celebrates their grand opening.
There will be wine tasting from 12:00 to 3:00 with an assortment of cheese, snacks and door prizes. Kids can also enjoy face painting. Enter our drawing for a chance to win a brand-new smoker.
What: Pieces Adrift Art Show
When: Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 5:00- 8:00
Where: First City Art Center, 1060 N Guillemard Street, Pensacola, Florida 32501
About: Keep Pensacola Beautiful and First City Art Center have teamed up together to host “Pieces Adrift” art show and silent art auction.
All pieces of art have been made from local material and debris. Tickets are $10 and are available for purchase through Eventbrite.
What: Cat Daddy Blues Band and Nobius
When: Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 6:00- 8:00 p.m.
Where: Community Maritime Park, 301 W Main Street, Pensacola, Florida 32502
About: Come out and join the rescheduled ‘Blues Angle Music Blues on the Bay’ as they feature Cat Daddy Blues Band and Nobius- official. Just simply pack your coolers and bring your lawn chairs as we all meet at the Hunter Amphitheater.
What: Parent Child Date Night
When: Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 4:00- 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Burger Factory, 314 S Navy Blvd, Suite A, Pensacola, Florida 32507
About: This event is for parents and children of all ages.
Enjoy balloon sculpting and a keepsake photo for all. Kids 12 years of age and younger eat free. Adult children eat half off with the purchase of the parent’s entrée. Limit of two children per parent for discount.