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Local Pulse’s Weekend Top 10

The Weekend Top 10 is a list curated by Lifestyle Editor Dana Hof of the top ten events in for the coming weekend in Greater Pensacola.

Goat Yoga at Gary's Biergarten.

SUNBELT CONFERENCE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS Thursday, March 7 – Monday, March 11; Game times vary. 14 universities from 11 states come together to compete for the title of Sunbelt Conference Champions in both men’s and women’s basketball. Saturday is a free Fan Fest Day, as well. For a complete list of teams and game times, visit Sun Belt Conference Championship.

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LIVING COLOUR Thursday, March 7 at Vinyl Music Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m., the show is at 8 p.m. Remember “Cult of Personality”? If you grew up in the 80s, you’ll immediately recall the beat and chorus of this song. The song won Best Hard Rock Performance at the 1989 Grammy Awards. After years of being apart, the group reunited in 2001 and has been together since. For tickets to the show, click here: LIVING COLOUR TIX

CARMINA BURANA Friday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m. Experience the thrilling 20th-century musical juggernaut by Carl Orff, performed by a 160-voice chorus comprising the Choral Society of Pensacola and the University of West Florida Singers, with soprano Sheila Dunn, tenor Christian Sanders, and baritone Jack Chandler. Pianists Hyunjoo Kim and Meredith Stemen will perform on two nine-foot Steinways, and six percussionists, under the leadership of Matt Greenwood, will employ a huge battery of instruments to round out the forces for the most spectacular concert of the season. Tickets here: Carmina Burana Tickets

HOT GLASS, COLD BREW: ART IN BLOOM Friday, March 8 at 5 p.m. Full admission ($25 members/$35 non-members) includes a handmade artisan glass or ceramic cup, entertainment for the evening, and two complimentary craft beers (or wine!) for adults 21+. The collectible glasses and cups are limited and go fast, so come early.

Entertainment for the evening includes glass-blowing and pottery demonstrations, live music, an art market, kids activities, a gallery opening showcasing works from FCAC’s Gallery 1060 artists, and more! For tickets or more information, visit: Hot Glass, Cold Brew
LIVE MUSIC AT THE BURROW Friday, March 8 from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. This is the FIRST NIGHT of live music in the Biergarten. Come enjoy the incredible sounds of John Davey and local indie folk singer/songwriter Tanya Gallagher. Neighborhood Biergarten in East Hill by Odd Colony Brewing, Located at 1010 N. 12th Avenue. Put this on your MUST CHECK OUT ASAP list! https://www.facebook.com/TheBurrowbyOC

MCGUIRE’S ST. PATRICK’S DAY PREDICTION 5K RUN Saturday, March 9 at 9 a.m. Your registration fee includes a McGuire’s 5k Run T-shirt and the best Post-Race party around, with live entertainment, Irish Fare, Irish Wakes, Bud Light, McGuire’s Red Ale, and Soft Drinks. Come for the run, stay for the fun! To register, visit: https://runsignup.com/Race/Info/FL/Pensacola/McGuiresStPatricksDayPrediction5KRun

SHAKA BAR BBQ FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER RESEARCH Saturday, March 9 at 11 a.m. at the Shaka Bar on Pensacola Beach. The crew at the Shaka Bar will be serving up some big ole plates of BBQ with sides, and some Bloody Marys with all the trimmings for a $10 (or more) donation to our cause! You may also contribute directly to Rally on the Runway by following this link- https://fundraise.rallyfoundation.org/fundraiser/5159474

GOAT YOGA Saturday, March 9 at 11 a.m. at Gary’s Biergarten. If Goat Yoga exists, it’s going on the Top 10 – thems the rules. A fun morning of yoga with these baby goats!!! This is a beginner’s class for all ages and experience levels. You goat this!! The cost is 30.00 (+tax/fees) and includes approximately 1 hour of goat yoga and 1 beverage.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior and bring an old towel or mat for the class.
After class enjoy a beverage of beer, seltzer, wine, or cider. There are also non-alcoholic options! More info: https://www.lazydayfarm.com/…/goat-yoga-at-garys-brewery

LITTLE RIVER BAND Saturday, March 9 at 8 p.m. at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre. Through the ’70s and ‘80s, LRB enjoyed huge chart success with multi-platinum albums and chart-topping hits like: “Reminiscing,”  “Cool Change,” “Lonesome Loser,” “The Night Owls,”  “Take It Easy On Me,”  “Help Is on Its Way,”  “Happy Anniversary,”   “We Two,”  “Man On Your Mind,”  “The Other Guy,”  and “It’s A Long Way There.” For tickets: Little River Band. 

BON BON VIVANT Sunday, March 10 at 2:30 p.m. at Paradise Bar & Grill on Pensacola Beach. BBVs original music is rooted in storytelling and pays honor to a uniquely New Orleans sound while infusing an indie flavor that leaves a lasting mark on listeners. This band’s songs are joyous, fierce, honest, and heartbreaking as they chronicle life and all it entails through the sounds of the minor keys.

Bon Bon Vivant is made up of songwriter /front-woman Abigail Cosio; Saxophonist/ vocalist Jeremy Kelley; Sousaphone and Bass – Jason Jurzak; and drums and percussion by Deacon Marrquin. Paradise: https://www.paradisebar-grill.com/  Band: https://www.bbvband.com/bonbonvivant

Sunny side up and sugar-coated in the sunshine go hand-in-hand. Join us for brunch at the Dog House this weekend!

Serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Open Thursday through Saturday 8 AM to 9 PM!

30 South Palafox St., downtown Pensacola