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Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores Summer Fun Schedule

May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019 - Gulf Shores, AL - (OBA®) - Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores presents the 7th Annual Summer of Fun featuring art classes, a hands on nature series, beach games, and a waterfront oyster bake with live music at lunch. Hands on Habitat, Art al Fresco, Tacky Jacks Beach Games, and Oyster Bake Fridays make up a series of weekly lunch time activities offered at the waterfront venue.
Source: Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores Summer Fun Schedule
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Experience the Magic of Flight at the 2019 Pensacola Beach Air Show featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels

May 10, 2019
May 10, 2019 - Pensacola Beach, FL - (OBA®) - Feeling the need for speed? Hang onto your hat and experience the magic of flight as half a dozen civilian stunt pilots and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels zip and zoom above the Pensacola Beach skies July 12-13 at the annual Pensacola Beach Air Show, hosted by the Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA).
Source: Experience the Magic of Flight at the 2019 Pensacola Beach Air Show featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels
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Pirates and Princesses fun returns to the Hangout May 24

May 07, 2019
May 7, 2019 – Orange Beach, AL (OBA®) –The Hangout in Gulf Shores is once again hosting its Pirates and Princesses Breakfast Adventure series each Saturday morning this summer. The Pirates and Princesses Breakfast is a three-time daily show that features treasure hunts, sing-along songs, games, magic tricks, laughs and more.
Source: Pirates and Princesses fun returns to the Hangout May 24
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Spectacle in the skies: 45 hot air balloons to soar at annual Foley festival | fox10tv.com

May 03, 2019
FOLEY, Ala, (WALA) - Thousands of people are expected to marvel at nearly 50 colorful hot air balloons flying over Foley for the 15th annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival. The festival is Friday and Saturday at the Foley Sports Complex on Hwy. 98.
Source: Spectacle in the skies: 45 hot air balloons to soar at annual Foley festival | News | fox10tv.com
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Bald Eagle Bash feat. Red Clay Strays

April 27, 2019
The 10th Annual Bald Eagle Bash, set for Saturday, May 4, from 4-7 p.m. at the Tonsmeire Weeks Bay Resource Center, is the Weeks Bay Foundation’s largest event. Since the first Bash in 2010, the event has raised more than $400,000 to save vulnerable coastline so we have clean water for boating, fishing, and swimming, to protect wildlife, and to promote environmental education and awareness through volunteer activities.
Source: Bald Eagle Bash feat. Red Clay Strays
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The Grand Event set May 3 at Coastal Arts Center | Orange Beach

April 15, 2019
Experience a night of elegant fare and dancing to The All Star Band on Friday, May 3 at the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach. Friends of the Arts Inc. is organizing The Grand Event with all proceeds going toward the advancement of fine art opportunities on the Alabama Gulf Coast.
Source: The Grand Event set May 3 at Coastal Arts Center | Orange Beach
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10th Annual Bama Coast Cruise returns April 26th & 27th

March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019 - Orange Beach, AL - (OBA®) - Bama Coast Cruise announces its return to Orange Beach!  This car show has proven to be immensely popular with local residents, tourists and serious car enthusiasts.  It will showcase the absolute finest in automotive customized, modified and restored vehicles April 26 & 27, 2019.  Over 850 vehicles are expected to be at The Wharf in Orange Beach, for the most unique automotive event the Alabama Gulf Coast has ever seen.
Source: 10th Annual Bama Coast Cruise returns April 26th & 27th
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Ballyhoo Fine Arts Festival 2019 | Happening Here | fox10tv.com

February 27, 2019
The Ballyhoo Festival is a celebration of art and culture. In its fifth year, this event has grown tremendously in size and attendance. It features 60 of the best artists in the Southeast as well as great bands on the Ballyhoo Performance Stage. The Poarch Creek Indians will be performing original tribal dance in ceremonial regalia at Noon and a 3:00 p.m. The Ballyhoo Train will provide rides around the festival grounds for children who will also enjoy all the children’s art tents. There will be great seafood by Acme Oyster House and other great vendors. This family friendly event showcases the fun loving spirit of the residents of Coastal Alabama.
Source: Ballyhoo Fine Arts Festival 2019 | Happening Here | fox10tv.com
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5th Annual Zydeco & Crawfish Festival coming April 20

February 07, 2019
February 6, 2019 - Gulf Shores, AL - (OBA®) - The Waterway Village Zydeco and Crawfish Festival boils up a beaucoup of fun on Saturday, April 20 in Gulf Shores.  Locals and visitors are invited to sink their teeth into hot, juicy crawfish throughout the day while dancing to the infectious rhythms of some of the best Zydeco bands from around the South.  There will be arts and crafts vendors and children's activities.
Source: 5th Annual Zydeco & Crawfish Festival coming April 20
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A Night on the Wild Side event to be held March 9th

February 05, 2019
February 5, 2019 - Gulf Shores, AL - (OBA®) - The Second Annual “A NIGHT ON THE WILD SIDE” is scheduled for March 9th, 2019 at the SaltAir A
viation Center, Jack Edwards Airport from 6:30-10:00 p.m. The “wildest” fundraiser of the year, the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo's jungle inspired affair offers a rare opportunity for guests to experience up-close encounters with zoo animals while enjoying an evening of culinary treats, live music, and dancing in an unique setting.
Source: A Night on the Wild Side event to be held March 9th
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25th Annual Flora-Bama Chili Cook-Off Feb. 2 – Mullet Wrapper

January 30, 2019
Let the chopping begin. The 25th Annual Flora-Bama Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off is set for Feb. 2, Super Bowl Saturday. Teams of three can register to work their chili wizardry to win with their version of the best chili and win cash prizes in several divisions. If you don’t want to cook, come by, sample the wide variety of dishes and help raise funds for The American Cancer Society and Relay for Life. Cooking begins at 10 a.m., and all you can eat tasting tickets will be sold for $20. The tasting begins at noon.
Source: 25th Annual Flora-Bama Chili Cook-Off Feb. 2 - Mullet Wrapper
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“A Streetcar Named Desire” coming to Fairhope

January 23, 2019
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WKRG) - Welcome to WKRG's "Mark Your Calendar" for Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019. Today, John Nodar welcomes Joe Fuselli and Sarah J. David Fuselli.  We are talking about A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE. The play will be performed throughout February at Theatre 98 in Fairhope, Alabama.  Stanley Kowalski is played by Joe Fuselli and Stella Kowalski is played by Sarah J. David Fuselli.
Source: "A Streetcar Named Desire" coming to Fairhope

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