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It’s FRIYAY: 7 Things to Do TODAY in Pensacola

SAILING WATCH PARTY – Friday, September 15 at 9 a.m. AMERICAN MAGIC WATCH PARTY – Cheer on American Magic as they race their AC40 in Vilanova i La Geltrú, Spain against the other teams competing in the 37th America’s Cup! Free event entry, with a breakfast buffet available for purchase. The event will take place at Lili Marlene’s in the Seville Quarter. https://sevillequarter.com/

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ART SHOWFriday, September 15 from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. FABULOUS FORGERIES AT ARTEL GALLERY: This is a juried show featuring artists copying the style of a master. Create your own forgery. Or you can do your own in the style of a master.

STREET PARTY – Friday, September 15 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m GALLERY NIGHT: THE ART OF FASHION – will feature a “Pensacola Project Runway” fashion design contest. Competing designers will be creating two original clothing designs based on the theme “From Sand to Sassy. Watch the designs strut down the runway to be judged by a celebrity panel, with a final winning designer being chosen! “A Different Swag” will also take to the runway with a high-energy fashion show along with a final runway show with surprise designs created during the gallery night event, so keep an eye out! Gallery Night information here.

OUTDOOR CONCERT – Friday, September 15 from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. BANDS ON THE BAYOU WITH BEN LOFTIN & THE FAMILY at Bayview Park & Community Center. Now in its third year, the Bands on the Bayou concert series brings the Pensacola community together for a free concert with all proceeds from sponsors going to support six local nonprofit organizations. Hundreds of concertgoers will enjoy the free show from Bayview’s lawn on their own blankets, chairs, golf carts, or boats anchored in Bayou Texar. Local food vendors and other family-friendly activities will also be onsite. https://www.bandsonthebayou.com/

FAMILY OUTDOOR MOVIE – Friday, September 15 at 6:30 p.m. CINEMAS IN THE SAND: WALL E – The Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) invites families and friends, young and old, to unpack their beach chairs and blankets, dig their toes in the sand, and spend a Friday evening cozied up on Pensacola Beach while enjoying a FREE classic family film. The 2023 Cinemas in the Sand movie nights return in June through October on select Friday nights, starting at sunset, from the Gulfside Pavilion on Casino Beach. More here: Cinemas in the Sand.

BASEBALL GAME – Friday, September 15 at 6:35 p.m. The BLUE WAHOOS take on the Mississippi Braves. Florida Blue will be giving away BLUE WAHOOS BEACH TOWELS to the first 1,000 in line. This weekend is the last series of the regular season.

LIVE MUSIC – Friday, September 15 at 7:30 p.m. GIRL NAMED TOM at The Saenger Theatre. Season 21 winner of NBC’s The Voice, Girl Named Tom is comprised of three siblings who unlock one harmony to unite the world. With their distinctive harmonies and heartfelt performances, the trio—Bekah, Joshua, and Caleb Liechty— won the hearts of America while becoming the only group to ever win NBC’s “The Voice.” Along the way, they’ve impressively generated millions of streams across chart-rattling covers such as “River,” “The Chain,” and “Dust in the Wind.” Their homegrown style combines the classics (Joni Mitchell; Crosby, Stills & Nash) with pop artists of today (Taylor Swift, Harry Styles, Adrianne Lenker).