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Darius Rucker – Tour for the Troops – July 4

Posted on: June 29th, 2015 by brent


Darius Rucker, Michael Ray, and Jacob Davis are performing at The Air Force Reserve’s Tour for the Troops on July 4, 2015

Due to heightened security measures, all civilians attending the concert this year must be security checked in advance (there are NO EXCEPTIONS) or come as a guest of a *Military or Federal Government ID holder. All CIVILIANS- Listen to Cat Country 98.7 to open the “ticket window” then claim your voucher for 4 tickets from Pen Air Federal Credit Union and Kia Autosport of Pensacola. Please NOTE ALL PERSONS MUST PASS A SECURITY BACKGROUND CHECK BEFORE THEY CAN PICK UP TICKETS. NO ONE WITH A FELONY CONVICTION IS ALLOWED ON THE BASE.

*All Military & Federal Government ID holders can pick up tickets at MWR Admin Office at NAS Pensacola. ID holder MUST accompany any guest on to base.

Do’s and Don’ts:

  • Do Bring a Lawn Chair or a blanket
  • Do Bring your ID (EVERYONE 18 and over must have an ID) Have ID ready at the gate for ID check!
  • Do Bring your Ticket (EVERYONE 3 and older needs a ticket)
  • Do bring your patience (The Gates open aboard NAS at 5:30 and the show starts at 7pm)… Be early
  • Do stay hydrated. It is going to be hot. Please drink lots of water all day leading up to the show.
  • DO NOT bring food or drink with you (vendors will be onsite).
  • DO NOT bring knives or guns. Even pocket knives will be confiscated and not returned.
  • DO NOT bring umbrellas.
  • DO NOT bring pets

See additional FAQs Here 

IF YOU RIDE A MOTORCYCLE: Be sure to check with the latest regulations for riding on base – Full helmet, Leather, and orange vest.

At the request of NAS Pensacola, Sponsor ticket windows will allow 25 Vouchers to be claimed (1 voucher can have up to 4 people). At this time there are 10 scheduled ticket windows. When the Ticket Window open you can claim your voucher and apply for the tickets:  You will need to provide your email, First, Middle and Last Name, Drivers License and State for each person that you are bringing over the age of 18.  17 and under we just need the names and birthdays.  Please read all the details carefully. The voucher does NOT guarantee a ticket.  Your information will be submitted to NAS Security for clearance.  You must pass clearance before you can retrieve a ticket.

***ON A PHONE? Use this Link if you don’t see anything below:

16th Annual Cram the Van

Posted on: June 15th, 2015 by brent

Cram the Van, the school-district approved supply drive, kicks off on June 17 in Escambia County. Celebrating 16years of service, Cram the Van provides students with the tools necessary to succeed and reduces the stress on teachers who spend their own money to supplement materials in the classroom. By combining resources, our community can show a united effort as it supports our schools to ensure a brighter tomorrow.


Last year alone, our generous community distributed over $58,000 in supplies to 55 area schools across all grade levels. With sponsors including Sandy Sansing Dealerships, WEAR TV-3, My35 WFGX, Papa John’s Pizza, and United Way, this year’s drive promises to make a positive impact.


If you would like to be a part of Cram the Van this year, you can get involved in the following ways:


GIVE- Businesses and organizations can host a collection drive or make a donation. For a list of drop-off sites that will accept school supplies, please visit our website at


VOLUNTEER- Many exciting opportunities are available for individuals and groups to volunteer with Cram the Van, from participating in the annual Cram-A-Thon to helping distribute supplies to schools. You can find a complete list of volunteer opportunities on our website.


You may register your collection drive or sign up to volunteer by contacting Sarah Green, Educational Outreach Coordinator, at 850-434-3157 or


Parents in Escambia County must enroll their child through his or her school in order to receive supplies. Dial 2-1-1 for Cram the Van contact information at your child’s school.


SerToMa 4th of July Fireworks

Posted on: June 13th, 2015 by brent

For the 26th year, area Sertoma organizations are once again coordinating and hosting the largest Fireworks display on the Gulf Coast over Pensacola Bay on Saturday, July 4th, 2015, at 9:00 pm. There will be activities throughout the day, from 11:00 am until 6:30 pm, in Seville Square to include a FREE Children’s Area with inflatables and pony rides, Arts and Crafts vendors, Food vendors, and live entertainment on the gazebo stage beginning at 11:00 am, with a Hot Dog Eating Contest sponsored by ATI Napa and Iron Plan Solutions Group at noon! Starting at 4:00, there will be live music on the Bayfront Stage. The festivities will culminate with the fireworks show over Pensacola Bay, synchronized with music broadcast on Cat Country 98.7.

Please do not bring dogs or your own fireworks.

Alabama – The Wharf – Sept. 6

Posted on: June 5th, 2015 by brent






$73.50 – $63.50 – $43.50 – $25.00





OR CHARGE BY PHONE 800.745.3000.


Gallery Night 2015

Posted on: May 16th, 2015 by brent

Stroll through the charming brick walkways of Downtown Pensacola to experience an eclectic array of music, art and cuisine. Explore galleries and businesses featuring the works of dozens of local artists. Soak up the sounds of local musicians and the aromas of local cuisine as the energy of the evening carries you from venue to venue. Gallery Night is a free event and many businesses provide light refreshments.

2015 Gallery Night Schedule 
January 16th
February 20st
March 20th
April 17th
May 22th
June 19th
July 17th
August 21st
September 18th
October 16th
November 20st
December 18th


 Like Gallery Night on Facebook!

Special thanks to our 5pm-9pm street closure sponsors, Stella Artois!






Cattle Baron’s Ball – August 22.

Posted on: April 18th, 2015 by brent

Dust off your boots, shine your guns, for “A Western Tale” Guns, Glitz & Glamour August 22, 2015!!!

Captains For Kids 9/12

Posted on: February 23rd, 2015 by Candy

What We Do  (mission statement)

Provide a FREE fun day on the water for kids with special needs and illnesses by providing: fishing charters, sailing excursions, parasailing rides, dolphin cruises and water banana rides. Most events have space for the parents and sometimes a sibling or two to tag along. All activities are free of charge.



We have different activities at many different beach locations and marinas in Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, Perdido Key, Destin and Ft. Walton Beach.


At each event the boats have maximum seating capacities so we will need to schedule each person in order to give you a smooth experience and to provide a passenger manifest to the captain.

Get more information here: