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Local Pulse’s Weekend Top 10

Photo: The Watson Family Foundation.

RENT THE MUSICAL Presented by the Pensacola Little Theatre. Friday, June 14 from 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Other times are listed at the link below! Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice, and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent has become a pop cultural phenomenon. Please follow the link to purchase tickets: RENT TICKETS


KAYAK WITH A RANGER ON SANTA ROSA SOUND Friday, June 14 at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. (and other dates and times are ongoing; see link for details)

Over 80 percent of the Gulf Islands National Seashore is a marine habitat! Paddle around Santa Rosa Sound on this 90-minute guided program to explore the region’s natural and human history. Kayaks are provided free of charge. Closed-toe shoes and a life vest are required. The event is limited to the first 10 people.
Note: Kayaks will be provided. Visitors must use park kayaks and equipment and weigh a minimum of 50 pounds, which is the minimum weight the youth life jackets are rated for. For single, sit-inside kayaks, the total participant weight cannot exceed 300 pounds; for tandem, sit-inside kayaks, the total participant weight cannot exceed 500 pounds. Youth are allowed to participate as long as they meet these requirements and are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required – Call 850-916-5670 https://www.facebook.com/GulfIslandsNPS.
LIVE MUSIC ALERT – DEAD FLOWERS AT CALVERT’S IN THE HEIGHTS Friday, June 14 at 7 p.m. Dead Flowers is a quartet whose roots dig deep into the rich soil of blues, rock, RnB, and even neo-soul. Each member brings their unique background and blend of influences to create a sound that’s as fresh as it is reminiscent of the music that inspired them. Calvert’s in the Heights is a family-owned English-themed neighborhood restaurant & bar with one of the best views in Pensacola! https://www.facebook.com/Calvertsintheheights

A MURDER MYSTERY AND COMEDY SHOW AT 5 ELEVEN PALAFOX Friday, June 14 from 6 – 10 p.m. You can be part of an interactive evening of MURDER, MYSTERY & COMEDY! Murder, comedy, and a delicious dinner await in collaboration with The Dinner Detective.

Calling all sleuths! There may be a crime to solve at our upcoming event…get ready to LAUGH and SOLVE! This is a Murder Mystery Experience unlike anything else…
With this event, you’ll tackle a hilarious and challenging crime while feasting on a deliciously catered buffet station. The charge bar will be available. But beware! The culprit is hiding in plain sight somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect before you know it! Tickets here.

SUMMER SOLSTICE DANCE PARTY AT ODD COLONY Friday, June 14 from 7 – 11 p.m.

Celebrate the longest day of the year with an unforgettable costume dance party at Odd Colony. Gather your besties and your on-theme fit and get ready to dance all night. Music by DJ BRODY! This is the SECOND Solstice party, returning to Odd Colony – this time to kick off PensaPride weekend! They highly encourage costuming and on-theme clothing (fairy, woodland creature, sun goddess, human sacrifice). Commit to the bit and enjoy a night of fun! A semi-formal dress is also acceptable! $18 Ticket Cost Includes event entry and gourmet charcuterie from Jitterbug. You can expect a highly decorated and themed space with moody candle-light, celestial decor, a curated selection of local vendors, snacks from Jitterbug, photo ops, and dancing all night long. https://www.facebook.com/oddcolony

DISASTER DASH 5K Saturday, June 15 at 7:30 a.m. The FIRST Disaster Dash 5K Run/ Walk to kick off disaster preparedness! The course, a 3.1-mile run/ walk through beautiful, historic downtown Pensacola will start and end at Seville Square. The Race begins at 7:30 AM. Following the race, join BRACE for the free family-friendly afterparty where you will have the opportunity to learn how YOU can be better prepared for the upcoming hurricane season! There will be a live DJ and booths from our sponsors. Proceeds from this event will support Long-Term Recovery Efforts after a disaster, Escambia County Community Emergency Response Teams, the Pensacola Fire Corps, and education opportunities that make our community more disaster resilient. With your paid registration you will receive a race packet which includes goodies from all of our sponsors, a finisher medal, and a limited edition race shirt. Shirt sizes are limited, so sign up today at https://bereadyalliance.org/disasterdash

PATCHWORK DAY AT ALGA BEER with THE MODERN QUILTING GUILD Saturday, June 15 at 11 a.m. Join us for the annual release of our beloved Patchwork Kolsch. This year The Modern Quilting Guild has graciously crafted a quilt resembling the Alga can art. The Guild will be set up in the taproom with several of their quilts to keep you warm on those brisk summer nights. From Alga: Hope to see y’all there! https://www.facebook.com/algabeerco

For more on the Modern Quilting Guild, click here: https://www.themodernquiltguild.com/location/pensacola-mqg/

THE WATSON FAMILY PRESENTS THE 3RD ANNUAL JUNETEENTH: A FAMILY REUNION FOR THE CULTURE on Saturday, June 15, from 12 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Museum Plaza. Get ready for a fun-filled day of community, arts, and culture that embodies the true spirit of Juneteenth! This is a free event for the community where there will be an array of live performances, food trucks, kids zone activities, a sweet potato pie contest, face painters, live characters, whole hog bbq, spades/dominoes game tables, vendors, and much more! More information here: https://www.facebook.com/watsonfamilyfoundation

FLORIDA MAP RESIN CLASS Saturday, June 15 at 2 p.m. at Sea Glass Beach Cottage. Come join this easy, but beautiful glass resin class! Each person will be given a wooden 8×10 frame, fire glass, seashells & fishing net to create this art piece. You may be as creative as you would like! Want it to be more detailed, or full of seashells? Go ahead! You are not limited! This project may take you 30 minutes to complete, or 2 hours. As long as you have fun and enjoy yourself it’s all good! All materials are provided, including light snacks and drinks. Feel free to BYOB/wine. Cost $65. Spots may be reserved and paid for on the website under the online merchandise/art classes tab at www.seaglassbeachottage.com, or you may call 850-733-9861. *This project will need to be cured overnight at the shop. You may pick them up the following business day Monday-Saturday 10-5 pm

10th ANNUAL FISH HOUSE CRAFT BEER HOUSE Saturday, June 15 from 3 – 6 p.m. on The Fish House Deck. They will be feature over 50 different beers with a portion of the event proceeds benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida.

They will offer many local and regional breweries. Pensacola Bay Brewery (Pensacola, FL), Perfect Plain Brewing Co. (Pensacola, FL), Props Craft Brewery Company (Fort Walton Beach, FL), Ghost Train Brewery (Birmingham, AL), Ology Brewing Co. (Tallahassee, FL), Braided River Brewing Co. (Mobile, AL), Doc’s Hop Shop (Pensacola, FL), Urban South (New Orleans, LA), Victory Brewing Company (Downingtown, PA), Grayton Beer Company (Grayton Beach, FL), Wicked Weed Brewing Pub (Ashville, NC), Swamp Head Brewery (Gainesville, FL), Founders Brewing Co. (Grand Rapids, MI), and Fairhope Brewing Company (Fairhope, AL) — to name a few of the craft breweries — will be in attendance.
In addition, they will have a variety of spirits tables featuring XXI Martini, Nutrl Seltzers, Diageo Beverage Co., Bushwacker Spirits, Texacraft, Cutwater Canned Spirits, Breakthru Beverage, Southern Wine and Spirits, and many more!
This is a 21-and-over event and will occur rain or shine. Ticket holders will be given a souvenir beer glass and will have full access to all of the beers and spirits. For more information and to purchase your tickets, stop by the Tackle Shop, visit us online at www.greatosuthernrestaurants.com/shop or give them a call at 850-912-6622.
This week’s Top 10 is brought to you by the Dog House located in Downtown Pensacola!
We are in the business of making bacon-infused beef burgers that make you smile BIG! No matter what’s come at you this week, there’s nothing that one of these Palafox Doubles can’t fix real quick.
Stop in Thursday – Saturday for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Located on 30 S Palafox Street, we are conveniently located in the center of everything happening this weekend.
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