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Local Pulse’s Weekend Top 10

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NOT QUITE FAB at Calvert’s in the Heights on Friday, February 9 at 7 p.m. This Beatles tribute band commemorates the 60th anniversary of The Beatles making their legendary appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show! Celebrating with dinner, drinks, and LIVE Beatles tunes! https://www.calvertsintheheights.com/

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THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME from 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at The Pensacola Little Theater from February 2-18. Set in Swindon and London, the story is visually told through the mind of 15-year-old Christopher John Francis Boone, a mathematical genius with an unspecified autism spectrum disorder. The show is a mystery surrounding the death of Wellington, his neighbor’s dog, after Christopher finds the dog speared with a garden fork. Winner of the 2015 Tony for Best Play. https://www.pensacolalittletheatre.com/

KREWE OF LAFITTE ILLUMINATED PARADE Friday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m. The Krewe has been hosting the lighted Fiesta and Mardi Gras parade since 1954 at no cost to the community. The themed seven seas, lighted floats are manned by majestically dressed masked men throwing beads, and trinkets from above to open hands of parade goers along the downtown parade route. https://www.facebook.com/KreweOfLafitte

GUIDED BIRDING HIKE Saturday, February 10 from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. at Big Lagoon State Park. Join a volunteer on a guided birding hike to learn the basics of birding, how to Identify various birds, and how to use binoculars. Meet in the West Beach parking area. Bring Binoculars and good shoes and fill up your water bottle! It will be a 1-mile walk.

PENSACOLA ARTS MARKET Saturday, February 10 at 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Cordova Square (corner of E Gonzales St & 12th Ave). Explore over 50 booths featuring handcrafted goods, stunning art pieces, vintage clothing & decor, lush plants, and delectable delights from food trucks. Pensacola Arts Market Details

PENSACOLA’S GRAND MARDI GRAS PARADE Saturday, February 10 at 3 p.m. Join Pensacola Mardi Gras and Pensacola’s Mardi Gras Krewes for this annual, extravagant parade that starts at 2:00 p.m. sharp at the corner of Garden and Spring Streets. For more information click here: www.pensacolamardigras.com.

THE HANDLEBAR’S MARDI GRAS PARTY Saturday, February 10 at 5 p.m. Looking for a place to keep the Mardi Gras energy flowing? Look no further than The Handlebar for an epic night of music following the parade. Featuring the 5 Mile Brass Band, Cremro Smith, Coleman Lane, Madlove, Funky Lampshades, and the Panhandle Pirates. https://thehandlebar850.com/

OPERA AL FRESCO is back at H. K. Matthews Park on Saturday, February 10 at 1 p.m. for a lovely concert of favorite opera, musical theatre, and popular tunes. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, snacks, and friends and we’ll see you at the park!
Opera Al Fresco is a free, pop-up concert series that aims to bring live music to parks and green spaces around town through the use of our StageMobile, allowing us to bring an elevated performance space anywhere. https://pensacolaopera.com/
KREWE OF WRECKS PENSACOLA BEACH MARDI GRAS PARADE Sunday, February 11 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Bring your chairs and watch this fun parade as it rolls down Via De Luna to the Gulfside Pavilion. Afterward, catch the Super Bowl at Bamboo Willies or Lagunas.

SUPER BOWL SUNDAY WATCH PARTIES Sunday, February 11 at 5:30 p.m. the San Francisco 49ers take on the Kansas City Chiefs. Watch parties will happen at sports bars all over Pensacola; check out your favorite spots for drink and food specials.

BONUS POST WEEKEND MUST-DO…

FAT TUESDAY AT SEVILLE QUARTER on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. Pensacola Mardi Gras and Seville Quarter are teaming up for a French Quarter Fat Tuesday Celebration. The Priscus Celebration, a longtime Pensacola Mardi Gras tradition, will take over every room inside the Historic Entertainment Complex turning Seville Quarter into the French Quarter with a Carnival curve. Festivities start at 11 a.m. and run through midnight. https://sevillequarter.com/event/french-quarter-fat-tuesday-2/

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Happy Mardi Gras from your favorite Dog House crew! The good times roll better when we get to party with you. 🙌

Find us on Palafox this weekend for prime viewing of the 2024 Pensacola Mardi Gras parade! Starts at 2, we’ll be looking for you!