August 1, 2011 RSS feed / Features

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Laughter often the best medicine

Covenant Hospice is proud to present the 17th Annual Evening of Comedy: "Decades of Music," a gala-style event featuring a cocktail hour, gourmet dinner, live and silent auctions and comical entertainment by stand-up comedian Kerri Pomarolli. More...

Broadway in Pensacola ticket packages available

Series ends in August

Jam Theatricals and the Friends of the Saenger are proud to announce the Broadway in Pensacola 2011-2012 Season with six fantastic shows, highlighted by The New Mel Brooks' Musical: “Young Frankenstein” and back by popular demand, Hal Hol More...

Is Pensacola ready for George Clinton?

“Oh, we need the funk, gotta have that funk!” So goes the chorus of George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic’s hit song “We Want the Funk.” Well, on Aug. 4 at Pensacola’s Vinyl Music Hall, we’ve got the funk! More...

Dining

Laguna’s offers comfort food with a flair!

Want a uniquely tasty meal in a fun, waterfront setting? You have got to head out to Laguna’s on the Portofino Boardwalk on Pensacola Beach.  More...

Happenings

Archaeological bicycling tour begins at Fort Pickens

The Destination Archaeology Resource Center (DARC) and the Gulf Island National Seashore will launch a new program, “Tour de Fort,” on Saturday, Aug. More...

Beach Reading

Inside look at Sopranos an offer you cant refuse

“The Sopranos” premiered in January 1999 on HBO, and during its six seasons captured an astonishing 21 Emmys and five Golden Globes. More...

Fish Stories

Amberjack season opens up in August

Red Snapper season is officially over for 2011, and it will go down in the books as the shortest season ever, here on the Gulf coast. One thing’s for sure – this season will be remembered by many anglers as the best ever.  More...

Splash! reader fishing photos:

From right: Capt. Jerry's wife Denise, her nephew Hunt and friend Jackson from Mt. Airy, NC with a nice catch of Vermilion Snapper, caught aboard the Big Zulu. More...

Calendar

AUGUST CALENDAR

Tuesday, Aug. 2  Bands on the Beach 7-9 p.m., Gulfside Pavilion, Pensacola Beach 850-932-2257  Wednesday, Aug. 3   More...

Fun & Games

Meet ‘Freddy van Gogh’

Local artist paints a tribute to artist Vincent van Gogh’s work

Pensacola artist Fred Neveu really enjoys his freedom. Not only that of the American lifestyle, but also of the artistic variety. Neveu, who served most of his 20 years in the U.S. More...

Stargazing

If you can’t see the Perseid Meteor Shower, blame the ‘Man in the Moon’

Stargazers rejoice at the coming of August, which brings with it the annual Perseid Meteor Shower. This year, however, a cosmic conflict threatens our ability to view the interstellar fireworks show. More...

ReDiscover the treasures of Pensacola Beach

August 15 marks the date when Spanish Conquistador Tristan de Luna y Arellano reached the shores of the Pensacola Bay area with 13 ships and over 1,500 soldiers and settlers. More...

Coastal Life

Freedom Boat Club is your new best friend

What’s better than owning a boat? A Friend with a boat! So, say hello to your new best friend – Freedom Boat Club. Freedom Boat Club is the nation’s largest members’ only boating club. More...

Island Treasures

Pensacola Beach is a gem, treasured by locals and visitors, alike, for its sugar-white sand, beautiful turquoise water and an endless list of fun stuff to do. This month, Splash! highlights the treasures, new and old, of Santa Rosa Island. More...