Gulf Shores Area Upcoming Events

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Baldwin County during the American Civil War: The War Comes Home

WHEN: Apr 01 - Dec 01
WHERE: Fairhope Museum of History
PRICE: Free
PHONE: 251-929-1471
DETAILS:
Beginning April 1 - December 2014, the Fairhope Museum of History will present a comprehensive exhibit telling the stories of Fort Morgan, Fish River, the Grand Hotel, Deer Park, Spanish Fort and Blakeley during the Civil War.  Baldwin County during the American Civil War: The War Comes Home will narrate the experiences of Confederate and Union soldiers and seamen and describe the battles on Baldwin land, shore and waters which changed local history forever.One hundred fifty years ago this August, the U. S. Federal Navy engaged the Confederate States Navy in the Battle of Mobile Bay, resulting in the largest and bloodiest  naval battle of the Civil War.  Soon following, over 100,000 Union Army troops moved into the area, most advancing through Baldwin County, aiming to close the Port of Mobile.  The Museum’s extensive collection of Civil War artifacts will tell the stories of those 1864 battles with weapons, letters, uniforms, and soldiers’ personal items and equipment.  Maps, battle plans, documents and photographs recounting the events will be displayed.  Models of ships and earthworks will detail how the battles were planned and what actually happened on those local battlefields.  Baldwin County During the American Civil War: The War Comes Home! will be displayed on the second floor gallery through December 2014.   Civil War- themed speaker presentations, music shows, lectures, demonstrations and other events are planned to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the events on Baldwin County soil. For more information, call the Fairhope Museum of History at 251-929-1471.  Admission is free.

Karaoke

WHEN: Aug 08 - Jan 01
PHONE: 251-974-1612
DETAILS:
Nightly at 8:00 p.m.

After School Arts Program at the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach

WHEN: Sep 02 - Nov 20
PHONE: 251-981-ARTS (2787)
WEBSITE: www.coastalartscenter.com
DETAILS:
Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach After School Arts Program12 week Fall Semester starts Sept. 212 week Spring Semester starts Jan. 133:15-5:15 p.m. Tuesdays - Art in Nature ($140 fall semester - due upon registration)Available to 2nd-6th graders@ Coastal Arts Center classroom studioWednesdays - Theater Troupe ($200 fall semester - due upon registration)Available to 2nd-9th graders. This is a one-year commitment class as "Dear Edwina Jr." performance is April 24-26.@ Orange Beach Rec CenterThursdays - Visual Arts ($140 fall semester - due upon registration)Available to 2nd-6th graders@ Coastal Arts Center classroom studioTransportation available from Gulf Shores and Orange Beach elementary schools for a one-time fee of $15.Limited number of scholarships available - email a statement about your financial need to jjones@cityoforangebeach.com.Register for one, two, or all three classes. Register online at www.CoastalArtsCenter.com!Call (251) 981-ARTS (2787) for more information.

21st annual Tanger PinkSTYLE campaign

WHEN: Sep 15 - Oct 25
PHONE: 251-943-9303
WEBSITE: www.tangeroutlet.com
DETAILS:
In support of the ongoing efforts to end breast cancer, Tanger Outlets Foley invites its customers to “think pink” this Fall and help support the search for a cure during the 21st annual Tanger PinkSTYLE campaign.From September 15 through October 25, the Tanger PinkSTYLE Campaign will take place at Tanger Outlets in Foley. Shoppers can purchase 25% OFF Pink Cards in Savings Packs of five Pink Cards for $5.00 and save 25% on a single item at participating stores. Customers can purchase as many Pink Card Savings Packs as they like from Tanger Shopper Services. Proceeds from Pink Cards will benefit American Cancer Society Mid-South Baldwin County Chapter and The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). “We are proud to join with our customers and tenants at our centers across the U.S. and Canada to bring awareness and raise much needed funds for breast cancer research and prevention,” said Steven B. Tanger, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. “We remain committed to supporting these important organizations that are helping further educate women on prevention and hopefully will find a cure to a disease that has affected so many women and families.”At Tanger Outlets Foley, we are excited to announce a few of the brands that have joined our fight to find a cure! This year, you can use your 25% off PinkSTYLE Cards at American Eagle, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Charlotte Russe, Coach, Eddie Bauer, Fossil, J. Crew Factory, Kay Jewelers, Lane Bryant, LensCrafters, Loft Outlet, Michael Kors, Nautica, New York & Co., Nine West, Old Navy Outlet, PacSun, Polo Ralph Lauren, Rue 21, Talbots, The Children’s Place, Under Armour, Van Heusen, VF Outlet, Wilson’s Leather and many more!In 2014, the American Cancer Society estimates that more than 295,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States alone. More than 800 women are diagnosed each day and breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women across the nation. Since 1994, Tanger Outlet Centers has contributed more than $13.5 to breast cancer research through the PinkSTYLE Campaign, 5K races, Pink Partini Events and other breast cancer-related fundraising events across the country. In 2013, the company raised $1.5 million during PinkSTYLE, the most money raised in a single year since it began supporting this important cause.

2014 Gulf Shores Junior Classic-Southeastern Junior Golf Tour

WHEN: Sep 20 - Sep 21
WHERE: Gulf Shores Golf Club
PHONE: 888-275-7548
DETAILS:
The Southeastern Junior Golf Tour is a tour set up for junior golfers male and female between the ages of 12 to 19. The tour is in it's 19th season and tournaments run year round.  Check out these great golfers in Gulf Shores!

2014 MS Ride-Tour de Beach

WHEN: Sep 20 - Sep 21
WHERE: Hampton Inn & Suites, Orange Beach
PHONE: 251-923-4400
WEBSITE: www.nationalmssociety.org
DETAILS:
In need of a weekend getaway?  Celebrate 28 years of riding in Alabama toward a world free of MS!  This two-day ride, complete with FULLY SUPPORTED 25, 45 and 75 mile route options (on both days), take cyclists along scenic beach roads and through communities that dot the Mobile Bay.  Tour de Beach also features the Miracle Mile honoring the late Dr. John Whitaker, renowned MS neurologist and long-time Alabama Bike MS cyclist.

2014 Publix Super Cup Soccer Tournament-GIRLS

WHEN: Sep 20 - Sep 21
WEBSITE: www.snapsoccer.com
DETAILS:
Girls soccer at its finest! Over 150 elite soccer teams from across the region compete at the beach! Tournament is hosted by Perdido Bay Soccer and it really does not get much better than this! For more information about the tournament and for a schedule of games visit www.snapsoccer.com

27th Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup

WHEN: Sep 20
PHONE: 251-621-1216
WEBSITE: www.alabamacoastalcleanup.com
DETAILS:
Show your support and concern for Alabama’s waterways by participating in the 27th Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup. You or your organization can make a difference by volunteering to clean up our cherished coastal area. On the day of the event, come prepared with sunscreen, a hat, gloves, shoes and lots of water. It gets HOT! If you, or your organization, is interested in participating please check online for locations and listed Zone Captain. Our visitors love Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and all that makes Alabama’s Gulf Coast such a special place. Many decide to become a part of the community while they are here. If you, your family or your group have some time and want support one of our community organizations we’d love to have you with us, working side by side to build an even better community. The following organizations would welcome your participation. The Alabama Coastal Cleanup engages citizens to remove trash and debris from the gulf coast beaches and waterways, to identify the sources of debris, and to, ultimately, change the behaviors that cause pollution. This event is held on the third Saturday in September at various locations throughout Baldwin and Mobile Counties. Type of projects: Debris pick-up and organizational assistance needs vary by zone. Group size: Group size varies according to the Cleanup Zone.  

Brian & Curtis

WHEN: Sep 20
PHONE: 251-948-7262
WEBSITE: www.paparoccos.com

Dog Park Grand Opening and Dog Adoption Day

WHEN: Sep 20
WHERE: Lake Shelby Picnic Area
PRICE: Entry fee is $5.00
PHONE: 251-968-7275
DETAILS:
The Sept. 20 Dog Park Grand Opening and Dog Adoption Day at Gulf State Park will also include Paws in the Park, a Gulf State Park event sponsored in conjunction with the AKC’s Responsible Dog Owner Days. Festivities will take place from 10 a.m. ‘til 4 p.m. at the park’s Lake Shelby Picnic Area.Festivities include food and drink vendors, pet supply and product booths, a name the dog park contest, a dog look alike competition, informationalbooths, prizes and giveaways.The suggested entry fee is $5, and proceeds will benefit both local shelters and dog park maintenance.For more info, call 251-948-7275.

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