Glenn Miller Orchestra returns; Psychic Fair brings healing arts
Seven Days Out is your guide to entertainment events, concerts, festivals and activities in Escambia and Santa Rosa County.
Great Southern Restaurants: Winter Restaurant Week
5 p.m. Monday to Sunday, January 24 to 30. The Fish House, Jackson’s Steakhouse, Five Sisters Blues Café and Angelena’s Ristorante Italiano are teaming up again to present Winter Restaurant Week. Chefs from each restaurant will prepare a three-course prix-fixe menu using the finest local and seasonal ingredients, showcasing their culinary expertise. Diners are encouraged to try each special menu at all four restaurants. In step with similar events in cities across the country, Restaurant Week is a culinary celebration that provides residents and visitors with affordable, world-class meals. $33 per person, per restaurant. More info: greatsouthernrestaurants.com.
Monday night blues
7 p.m. Monday, January 24. Seville Neighborhood, 130 E. Government St. The Seville Neighborhood and Blues Society of Northwest Florida bring the “blues” back to the Seville neighborhood entertainment district. The event features live blues music and “BBQ and Bud” food and drink specials. More information: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
Glenn Miller Orchestra
7 p.m. Tuesday, January 25. National Museum of Naval Aviation, 1750 Radford Blvd. The 19-member Glenn Miller Orchestra plays many of the legendary Glenn Miller’s original arrangements such as “Tuxedo Junction”, “In the Mood” and “Moonlight Serenade”, as well as modern big band-style selections. The entire repertoire exceeds 1700 compositions allowing the orchestra to remain popular with young and old music lovers. The current Glenn Miller Orchestra has toured continuously since its founding in 1956, playing an average of 300 live dates each year, all over the world. Preferred seat tickets are $55 and general admission tickets are $35 per person. Group rates are also available at $30 per person for 10 or more people. More info: navalaviationfoundation.org/glenn-miller/.
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Tuesday night jazz
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 25. Seville neighborhood, 130 E. Government St. Enjoy jazz with Melodious Allen and The Funk Heads at Lili Marlene’s. More information: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
7 p.m., doors; 8 p.m., show; Wednesday January 26. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 S. Palafox St. A storyteller who works on similar creative ground to John Prine and Shel Silverstein, Todd Snider’s best songs are both sad and funny, political and entertaining, and always written with an eye of a poet and a sensibility of a humorist on the follies of the human condition. Though he’s made 18 quality albums, it’s on stage that Snider is even more powerful, with in-between banter that weaves subtle emotional threads through his sets. Tickets start at $20. More info and ticket purchase: vinylmusichall.com.
‘Matt & Ben’
7:30 p.m. from Thursday to Saturday and 2:30 p.m. from Sunday 21 to 29 January. Matt Damon and Ben Affleck became the youngest Oscar winners for Best Original Screenplay for their 1998 film Good Will Hunting. “Matt & Ben” is a satire that depicts those Hollywood golden boys – before J-Lo, before Gwyneth, before Project Greenlight, before Oscar, before anyone cared. Tickets start at $14. More info: pensacolalittletheatre.com.
The Chromatica Experience: Lady Gaga Drag Show
7 p.m. on Friday, January 28. Frank R. Marston American Legion Post 33, 1401 W. Intendencia St. The Chormarica Experience is a Lady Gaga-themed drag show hosted by Terrah Card and Dizzy Arts. It will be a Chromatica album performance show featuring drag artists Terrah Card, Alastina Jade Samore, Madame Willow, Seraphina, Judah and Vantasia Divine. Lady Gaga’s music will be played all night. Art vendors The Stellar Maker, Alarmin Art and Natalie Allger will be on hand, as well as food truck Sut-shi Sushi and Hibach. $10. More info: americanlegionpost33.org.
Mystic Krewe of Nereids Moon Pie Party
7 p.m. on Friday, January 28. The Dock, 4 Casino Beach Boardwalk, Pensacola Beach. Keep the good times “shiny” with the Mystic Krewe of Nereids as they host their Moon Pie Party. Attendees can enjoy drinks from The Dock, raffles and entertainment from DJ Boogie Inc. They can even grab moon pies. To free. More info: www.pensacolamardigras.com.
Pensacola Opera Presents: The Magic Flute
7:30 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 28 and 30. Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox St. Premiered in the Age of Enlightenment, The Magic Flute takes us on a mystical journey filled with genies, wits and the hilarious antics of a half-man, half-bird creature. The classical elegance of Mozart’s music fascinates us as a young man discovers his humanity during his search for truth. Tickets start at $25. More information: 850-595-3880 or pensacolasaenger.com.
Player’s Ball 850
8 p.m. on Friday, January 28. The Old Piccadilly, 3300 N. Pace Blvd. If you’re a boss gamer and your pimping game has been tight all your life, this event is for you. Dress up and party like a real gamer. DJ Neutron and DJ Tre Tha Kid will provide musical entertainment. $25. More info: https://partyfixx.co/live/event/2022-01-28-the-players-ball-850-pensacola-fl/.
Pensacola Psychic, Metaphysical and Healing Arts Fair
1 p.m. Saturday, January 29. Seville Neighborhood, 130 E. Government St. The Psychic Fair brings together speakers, tarot readers, psychics, healers, metaphysical gifts, and even UFO enthusiasts. This is an event to experience true intuitive guidance, alternative healing therapies, great information, and the wonderfully diverse spiritual community of Northwest Florida. To free. More info: pensacolapsychicfair.com.
2 p.m. Saturday, January 29. Alga Beer Co., 2435 N. 12th Ave. Join Alga Beer Co. for an afternoon of bivalve appreciation with live music from Boudin Boyz, raw and grilled oysters, and copious amounts of beer. More info: facebook.com/algabeerco.
Krewe of Bananimals Chili Annual Cook-off
Noon Sunday January 30. The Break Beach Bar, 65 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach. Chili should be served before noon. Judging begins at 12:30 p.m. Everyone eats immediately after the judgment. The first, second and third prizes will be awarded at 1:30 p.m. More info: kreweofbananimals.com.
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