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.

Fall Outdoor Cascading Chrysanthemums

WHEN: Nov 01 - Nov 26
PHONE: 251-973-2217
WEBSITE: www.bellingrath.org
DETAILS:
Dates:  November 1 – November 26, 2014 (Closed Thanksgiving Day)See America’s largest outdoor display of chrysanthemums.  Garden mums are featured in the floral borders, containers and terraces of the Gardens.  See fantastic cascade mums on bridges, balconies and in baskets in the fall colors of red, yellow, bronze, orange and white throughout the Gardens.  

JERI @ LuLu's

WHEN: Nov 26
PHONE: 251-967-LULU (5858)
WEBSITE: www.lulubuffett.com
DETAILS:
JERI are members of the band Cool Rayz.  They are blend of Rock, R&B, Funk, and Soul.  You will be dancin the night away to all your favorite cover as this high energy group lays down the groove.  Come enjoy some of our wonderful Gulf Seafood as rock the night away to JERI.

Karaoke

WHEN: Nov 26
PHONE: 850-492-8228
DETAILS:
Every Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

Kayak Fishing Class

WHEN: Nov 26
PHONE: 251-424-5909
WEBSITE: www.windandwaterlearning.com
DETAILS:
This class is a brief introduction to kayak fishing. Focus will be given to the techniques involved. Students will also be presented with the following information- maneuvering in a fishing kayak, using & detaching an anchor trolley, casting techniques specific to being on a kayak, and the importance of staying visible. Class time will be spent both on the water and on land. *We PREFER for our participants to have prior basic kayaking/paddling experience. -$70 for a 3 hr. class-minimum age of 14 yrs-pay in advance (cash, check, or PayPal)-all equipment included (kayaks, paddles, rod/reel, tackle, PFD)Visit our website, www.windandwaterlearning.com to register or call Caroline at 251-424-5909

Open Mic/Nigel

WHEN: Nov 26
PHONE: 251-948-8881

Video: Snake Encounters

WHEN: Nov 26
PHONE: 251-948-7275
WEBSITE: www.alapark.com/gulfstate/
DETAILS:
Visit the Nature Center to learn all about our native snakes. Bring a camera and get your picture touching a beautiful snake. $1 per vehicle to enter campground.

Video: Invasion of the Giant Python

WHEN: Nov 26
PHONE: 251-948-7275
WEBSITE: www.alapark.com/gulfstate/
DETAILS:
Florida’s Everglades National Park is one of the last great wildlife refuges in the U.S. But the park has become a dumping ground for tens of thousands of Burmese pythons. Pythons have moved into their new home with a vengeance, thriving in the protected wilderness and disrupting its delicate ecosystem. Follow scientists and snake hunters as they study the problem and try to find solutions to the growing crisis. Meet at the Nature Center for this program. $1 per vehicle to enter the campground.

2014 Gulf Coast Youth Football Classic

WHEN: Nov 27 - Nov 29
WHERE: Gulf Shores Sportsplex and Foley High School
DETAILS:
 Youth football at the beach!  Teams from across the country compete to take home the Gulf Coast Youth Football Classic title! 

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