Seven Days Out for July 16-22, 2017 – Pensacola News Journal

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MONDAY

Chain Reaction Service Summit

Pensacola State College Hagler Auditorium, 1000 College Blvd. 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday. Chain Reaction will present a Service Summit, a free event open to high school students in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Teens will engage in high-energy team-building activities, be inspired by other teens who are impacting the community, and learn about issues the community faces and how their service positively impacts. 471-4685, info@mychainreaction.org.

Jazz Pensacola’s ‘Jazz Gumbo’

Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. 6:30 p.m. Monday. Celebrating the music of Carole King, Jazz Pensacola presents “Jazz Gumbo” featuring Joanna Robbins Hayes, keys/vocal; Rob Hayes, guitar; Anna Hayes, percussion; Chuck Schwartz, woodwinds; Tom Latenser, bass; and Fred Domulot, drums. Since writing her first No. 1 hit “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” at the age of 17, King has become one of the most celebrated and iconic singers/songwriters of all time. Admission: $12; $10 for Jazz Pensacola members and guests; free for students with ID and military in uniform. Join Jazz Pensacola at this event, and admission is free. Admission includes a cup of seafood gumbo. Full menu and cash bar available. Hold onto your admission tickets for door prize drawings. Attendees can also purchase 50/50 tickets for a cash drawing. 433-8382, www.jazzpensacola.com.

TUESDAY

Bands on the Beach

Pensacola Beach Pavilion, Pensacola Beach. 7 p.m. Tuesday. Pensacola Beach’s popular outdoor summer concert series, Bands on the Beach, features regional artists performing a wide variety of music. Take your lawn chair for hot music, smooth grooves and a whole lot of good times. This week features the Hot Sauce Band. 932-2257, www.visitpensacolabeach.com.

West Florida Literary Federation Open Mic

Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 Jefferson St. 6:30 p.m. refreshments; 7 p.m. programs and reading, third Tuesday. The West Florida Literary Federation presents an open mic for readers of original prose and poetry each month. Listen and/or read. Free. 723-2112, www.wflf.org.

O’Riley’s Downtown Birthday Bash

O’Riley’s Irish Pub, 321 Palafox Place. 5 p.m. Tuesday. O’Riley’s Irish Pub Downtown is throwing a birthday party, and you are invited. The pub is celebrating its fourth year downtown, starting with the Summer Brewfest from 5 to 8 p.m., a seasonal tasting event. Admission is $20, and will feature a variety of brews for tasting. After the Brewfest, enjoy 50 cent beer and well drink specials, as well as $5 Pickers Vodka birthday shots all night. 912-4001, www.orileyspub.com.

HIRIE in concert

Vinyl Music Hall, 2 Palafox Place. 7 p.m. Tuesday. Imagine a roots-reggae sound accompanied by a soulful, yet pop-like voice with the ability to match an acoustic setting while also being capable of freestyling to a skanking rhythm and you are left with HIRIE. Led by HIRIE on vocals, the female-fronted band stormed onto the reggae music scene in 2013 with the release of their first single, “Sensi Boy.” Resinated will open the show. Tickets: $10 in advance at the Vinyl Music Hall box office or online at www.vinylmusichall.com or www.ticketfly.com; $13 day of show. All ages are welcome, but there is a $5 surcharge for those younger than 21, and those younger than 16 must be accompanied by a ticketed adult guardian. www.vinylmusichall.com.

THURSDAY

Tunes by the Dunes Concert Series

Navarre Beach Park, just east of the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier, Navarre Beach. 6 p.m. Thursday. The Tunes by the Dunes Concert Series will offer free outdoor concerts Thursdays through the end of August at the Sand Crab Pavilion in Navarre Beach Park. This week features oldies from Touch of Gray. 939-3267.

‘A League of Their Own’ screening

Blue Wahoos Stadium at the Community Maritime Park. 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Clark Partington Attorneys at Law will host a special screening of “A League of their Own” at Blue Wahoos Stadium, celebrating youth sports and the 25th anniversary of the movie. Mary Moore, a former professional baseball player and actress in “A League of their Own,” will speak and sign autographs. Full concessions will be available. A silent auction will benefit Miracle League of South Santa Rosa County and its efforts to build a barrier-free field in Santa Rosa County. Auction items include a week of softball or baseball camp from Unlimited Training Academy, lodging by Innisfree Hotels, gift basket from World of Beer, sunglasses by Maho Shades and more. Arrive early and try out Unlimited Training Academy’s baseball and softball demos, including a bat speed monitor. Laura Arendsen, 208-7026, larendsen@clarkpartington.com.

‘The Mad Tea Party’

Panhandle Community Theatre, 4646 Woodbine Road, Pace. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, through July 29; 2:30 p.m. July 23 and 30. A Wonderland story without Alice? Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland characters are so wonderful that playwright Brian D. Taylor has brought them together in an original story with the same wit and whimsy as the classic tales. Mad Hatter, Dormouse and March Hare meet for a tea party to honor Time, who has forgiven the Hatter and set time right once again. When the Jabberwock comes and wreaks havoc, the tea party guests — including the Caterpillar, the Duchess, the Frog Footman, and Tweedledee and Tweedledum — decide that something must be done. Time suggests they travel back through time to the moment when the Jabberwock arrives so that they might catch him. Tickets: $15; $12 for children younger than 12). Thursday shows: $12; $10 for children younger than 12. 221-7599; www.panhandlecommunitytheatre.com.

FRIDAY

Hill-Kelly Movies in the Park 

Community Maritime Park Hunter Amphitheater, downtown Pensacola. 6 p.m. Friday. The Hill-Kelly Movies in the Park returns to Community Maritime Park with free movies at the Hunter Amphitheater. Take your blankets and chairs and spread out on the lawn to watch a family friendly movie underneath the stars. This month’s film is “The Jungle Book” (2016). The film begins at about 7:50 p.m., and free event parking begins at 6 p.m. Concessions will be available from local food trucks. Picnic baskets are welcome, but no pets or glass containers. 436-5670, www.pensacolacommunitymaritimepark.com.

‘Thoroughly Modern Mille’

Pensacola State College Ashmore Auditorium, 1000 College Blvd. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through July 29; 2:30 p.m. July 23 and 30. More than 50 local high school students are featured in Pensacola State College’s 27th annual Summer High School Onstage Workshop production, “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” The musical comedy’s setting is 1922, when small-town Millie Dillmount comes to New York City to marry for money instead of love. She delights in the flapper lifestyle until problems arise and hilarious chaos takes over. The original production opened on Broadway in 2002, and subsequently won six Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Tickets: $16. 484-1847, lyceum.pensacolastate.edu/tickets-information.

‘Cats’

Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, July 27-29 and Aug. 4-5; 3 p.m. July 23, July 30 and Aug. 6. The Pensacola Little Theatre presents Cats, a “meowsical” by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The production will keep you entertained with its dramatic scenery and eye-catching choreography. In collaboration with the Pensacola Humane Society, PLT is hosting a Pet Adoption Day on Caturday, July 22, from 4 to 7 p.m. with special appearances from paw-some cast members. In addition, PLT will accept donations for the Humane Society that will be applicable for a 10 percent discount on your purchase of full-price adult tickets. Donations must be received by Saturday to receive the discount. Tickets: $33 to $9; half price for Thursday shows. 432-2042, www.pensacolalitteltheatre.com.

B.o.B. in concert

Vinyl Music Hall, 2 Palafox Place. 7 p.m. Friday. Best known for hits like “Airplanes” and “Nothin’ on You,” rapper B.o.B. returns to Vinyl Music Hall with support from London Jae and Jaque Beatz. Tickets: $25 for general admission; $99 for VIP package including early entry into the venue, an exclusive meet & greet with B.o.B., a personal photograph with B.o.B., access to an intimate pre-show live DJ set from Shawty Slim, a specially designed B.o.B. snap-back hat (exclusive to VIP packages), an autographed tour poster (numbered, limited print), an exclusive VIP merchandise item (cinch bag) and an official meet & greet laminate at the Vinyl Music Hall box office or online at www.vinylmusichall.com or www.ticketfly.com. All ages are welcome, but there is a $5 surcharge for those younger than 21, and those younger than 16 must be accompanied by a ticketed adult guardian. www.vinylmusichall.com.

SATURDAY

Love Gun in concert

Imogene Theatre, 6866 Caroline St., Milton. 8 p.m. Saturday. Get ready for a rock ‘n’ poll party with KISS tribute band Love Gun. It’s a true vintage KISS show, complete with Gene spitting blood, Ace’s smoking guitar, Peter handing out roses during “Beth” and the show’s climactic guitar smashing from Paul. Love Gun delivers all the KISS classics as well as more obscure tracks that KISS doesn’t currently include in its live set. Plus, band members will hang out after the show and make sure every fan gets a picture with the band and an autograph at no charge. Tickets: $12 in advance; $15 at the door. www.theimogenetheatre.com.

Kids’ ER! Presents Family Movie Club 

Saenger Theatre, 118 Palafox Place. 10 a.m. Saturday. This week’s film is “Dumbo” (1941). Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential. Tickets: $5. 595-3880, www.pensacolasaenger.com.

Saenger Classic Movie Series

Saenger Theatre, 118 Palafox Place. 7 p.m. Saturday. This week’s film is “An Affair to Remember” (1957). Released 60 years ago this year, Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr star in a romance so revered, it’s often forgotten that the film was a remake of 1939’s “Love Affair.” The film was nominated for four Academy Awards and has served as inspiration for many romantic films that followed, most notably 1993’s “Sleepless in Seattle,” which makes frequent mention of the film and its iconic meeting at the top of the Empire State Building. Tickets: $5. 595-3880, www.pensacolasaenger.com.

Eric Lindell in concert

Vinyl Music Hall, 2 Palafox Place. 8 p.m. Saturday. Eric Lindell is accomplished on guitar, harmonica, keyboards and bass, and has performed with many of New Orleans’ top musicians since bursting on the scene in 2005, when he first appeared at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. His combination of sweet, blue-eyed soul with foot-stomping R&B, swamp pop, funk and blues has won him critical and popular acclaim across the country. Nick & the Ovorols will open the show. Tickets: $15 at the Vinyl Music Hall box office or online at www.vinylmusichall.com or www.ticketfly.com. All ages are welcome, but there is a $5 surcharge for those younger than 21, and those younger than 16 must be accompanied by a ticketed adult guardian. www.vinylmusichall.com.

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