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 Blue Angel Practice Schedule

WHEN: Oct 21
PRICE: Free
PHONE: 850-453-2389
WEBSITE: www.blueangels.navy.mil/media/show/2014Practice...
DETAILS:
The world-famous Blue Angels are based at NAS Pensacola, and can be seen practicing over the Museum most Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from March to November. Practices typically begin at 11:30 a.m., and last about an hour. Admission to practice is FREE and open to the public.* The outside viewing area for the Blue Angels practice is located on the Museum Flight Line north of the Museum. Signs are posted to direct visitors to viewing and parking locations, including limited parking for handicapped visitors. Bleachers are available for seating 1,000 people. Feel free to bring your own lawn chairs. We also suggest that visitors bring hats and sunscreen. Hearing protection is recommended for those people with sensitive hearing. The Blue Angels often defy physics with spectacular aerial feats but, when they are on the ground, they make time to meet and greet with fans of all ages. On most practice Wednesdays, the Blues make themselves available for autographs inside the Blue Angels Atrium at the National Naval Aviation Museum, and also sign autographs following most Saturday and Sunday air shows across the country. * Note: Cancellations due to weather or maintenance are made at the team’s discretion and may not be made until the morning of the practice.

Albert Simpson

WHEN: Oct 21
PHONE: 251-967-LULU (5858)
WEBSITE: www.lulubuffett.com
DETAILS:
Albert Simpson and Highly Kind “Burly and jovial with a bushy beard that dangles a pigtail, Albert Simpson looks the part of both yesterday and today, and that perfectly captures the spirit of his music. Simpson writes, sings, and plays guitar for Highly Kind, a young Gadsden, Alabama band whose members wear southern rock badges with honor, but who also inject the old genre with newfound vitality.”

Logan Spicer & Tony Ray Thompson

WHEN: Oct 21
PHONE: 850-492-0611
WEBSITE: www.florabama.com

Monarch Butterfly Tagging Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge

WHEN: Oct 21
PHONE: 251-540-7720
WEBSITE: www.fws.gov/bonsecour

Open Mic at "The Mothership"

WHEN: Oct 21
PHONE: 251-981-1910
DETAILS:
Every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.

Perdido Brothers

WHEN: Oct 21
WHERE: Main Room
PHONE: 850-492-0611
WEBSITE: www.florabama.com

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