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.

GlenLakes Salutes all United States Veterans

WHEN: Oct 31 - Nov 11
PHONE: 251-955-1220
WEBSITE: www.glenlakesgolf.com
DETAILS:
GlenLakes Golf Club wants to thank all Veterans for their service to our country and for protecting and safe guarding our American most cherished values: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, GlenLakes Golf Club is offering all Veterans the opportunity to play 18 holes of golf for $18.  Stop in at GlenLakes, play a round of golf and have a cup of coffee with your comrades.   GlenLakes salutes you.  Thank you.

13th Annual Angel Ride

WHEN: Nov 01
PRICE: Ticket information available at http://angel-ride.org/TicketCampingInfo.aspx
PHONE: 251-243-0365
WEBSITE: www.angel-ride.com
DETAILS:
Announcing the legendary southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd! With a catalog of over 60 albums, sales beyond 30 million worldwide and their beloved classic American rock anthem “Sweet Home Alabama” having over two million downloaded ringtones, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd remains a cultural icon that appeals to all generations.Saturday, November 1st, you’ll hear the band's greatest hits, including "Gimme Three Steps", "Simple Man", "Tuesday's Gone", "Saturday Night Special" and "Free Bird" It was certified gold on December 18, 1974, platinum and 2x platinum on July 21, 1987 by the RIAA.Other hits includes: "What's Your Name", "That Smell", and "Call me the Breeze".After 41 years, the rock and roll powerhouse still continually tours. “We love the music…it’s about the legacy of Lynyrd Skynyrd, and what it stands for, what the fans are all about. There’s nothing like getting out there playing a great show with Skynyrd and seeing people love this music.” Johnny Van Zant“We’re still standing, still keeping the music going. We wanted to do the guys who aren’t with us any more proud, and keep the name proud, too.” Gary RossingtonFor the 13th consecutive year, thousands of motorcycles will gather from across the USA for a "Ride To Give the Children Hope" at Oak Hollow Farm, located in beautiful Fairhope, "Sweet Home Alabama" The Rileigh & Raylee Angel Ride Foundation assists hundreds of children and their families with special medical needs.Historically, over 10,000 bikers and music lovers attend this three-day event filled with music, auctions, drawings, food, beer and wine tents and it just keeps growing! Every year, generous businesses and individuals of Baldwin and surrounding counties out-give themselves by donating items for the silent auction and children who've benefited from the foundation exhibit their gratitude through art in the Children's tent.2014 will bring back the EXPANDED SPORTS BAR so you can watch the big games with more of your friends on larger screens. Also returning will be the RAISED PRIVATE CABANAS (available by reservation) with lounge seating, flat screen video, food and bar service. And this year we’re adding THE SALOON, featuring live music, dancing and a full service bar.Vendors, from leather and chrome to custom builders line the expo area at Oak Hollow Farm and we've gathered the best festival food vendors from across the southeast! So, whether it's bar-b-que, seafood, oriental or gator tail you'll find what you're hungry for.Register your ride for the bike show on Saturday and the raffle drawings for gift cards, apparel and weekend getaways at luxury resorts. The ultimate raffle will be held on Saturday night November 1st for the Custom Built 300/330 Softail Prostreet donated by Renegade Choppers, designed and built by the legendary "Twitch"!There will be live music all weekend long on two outdoor stages.Thursday evening everything cranks up at the campground at the Thursday Night Bonfire with food and live entertainment by Cool Rayz. Bring your own RV, camper or tent to the Campground or book a room at the Oak Hollow Lodge located on the site. Make plans to stay all weekend so you don't miss a thing! Campsites are available by first come first secured reservation. Should camping fill to capacity, local hotel partners are offering special deals to Angel Ride participants. Information about camping reservations and outside lodging can be found on the Camping page of this site.Since Friday night is Halloween, we’re dressing up FRIDAY NIGHT SPOOKTACULAR You Guys and Ghouls are invited to sport your Tricked out your look while you’re Treated to the ear candy of Wet Willie, featuring Jimmy Hall and The Tip Tops!Saturday Morning at 9:00AM registration for the ride begins and the rally midway reopens for food, fun, music and more merchandise. At 12:00PM noon, the bike show will get underway. Then at 2:30PM a roar will fill the air as the Angel Ride begins and tours the scenic roads of Baldwin County and along Mobile Bay. Live bands play all day and into the evening culminating with the headlining weekend event, southern rockers, Lynryd Skynyrd, in concert, featuring opening act, Mustang Sally. After the guitar wailing encored and you’ve screamed “Freebird” till you’re hoarse , it’ll be impossible to stop cold turkey. Head back to the Saloon, where the party will continue. Stay all weekend through Sunday morning.VIP Pass, Camping, Vendor and Concert and Raffle Ticket inquiries may be made by calling 251-243-0365.

2014 Baldwin Bicycle Festival featuring Tour de Foley

WHEN: Nov 01
PRICE: $40.00 per rider for the road routes. $5.00 per person for fun ride.
WEBSITE: www.tourdefoley.com
DETAILS:
This year's Baldwin Bicycle Festival will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1, starting at 8:00 am at Foley Heritage Park (at the intersection of Hwy 59 and Hwy 98 in Foley, AL).Join us for a ride through southeastern Baldwin County, Alabama! The rides travel through flat and rolling rural farmland in and around the beautiful towns of Foley, Robertsdale, Loxley, Summerdale, Elsanor, and Elberta. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Foley Lions Club and the Foley Kiwanis Club.The Foley Lions Club is one of the area's oldest civic organizations, chartered in 1990. Funds from this event will assist the Lions Club in continuing their community projects and programs in Foley and other south Baldwin areas.The Foley Kiwanis Club is a group of local volunteers dedicated to "improving the world one child and one community at a time." Kiwanis and its youth-oriented Service Leadership Programs raise funds for community projects and programs designed to help underprivileged children and their community.REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Register early through Active.com or pay at the registration booth on the day of the ride. On-site registration will begin at 6:00 am.Entry fee for adults is $40 and for kids is $10. Registration includes a t-shirt and door prizes! (Your t-shirt is guaranteed if you register by Oct. 15th).We're also having a car show, a fashion show, and bike safety awareness.Visit our Active.com listing for details, and don't forget to Like our Facebook page for live updates!ALL CYCLISTS ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A HELMET! Cyclists 10 yrs old and under must be accompanied by an adult.Route Categories:- 3 mile: Kids Ride- 10 mile: on flat rural roads- 28 mile: on mostly flat to rolling rural roads- 71 mile: on flat, rolling, and hilly rural roads.Location: Foley Heritage Park 125 E Laurel Ave Foley, AL 36535 Time: Sat., Nov. 1, 2014 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

2014 USSSA Marucci Wood Bat Fall Nationals

WHEN: Nov 01 - Nov 02
WHERE: Gulf Shores, Simms and Foley Sportsplexes
PHONE: 256-651-1686
WEBSITE: http://www.usssa.com
DETAILS:
Batter up!  Sign up today and participate in the USSSA Marucci Wood Bat Fall Nationals!  Over 100 teams compete in this new event that is sure to  become an annual tournament.  Games begin on Saturday and Sunday at 8am.

2nd Annual Stockton Sawmill Days

WHEN: Nov 01
WHERE: Bicentennial Park, Hwy. 225, Stockton, AL
PRICE: Admission: Adults $10 in advance or $15 at gate; children (12 to 6) $5; under 6 free.
WEBSITE: www.stocktonala.com
DETAILS:
Saturday, November 1, 20149 am to 4 pmStockton, AL, home to Alabama’s first sawmill, celebrates its history and heritage. Step back in time. Watch draft animals hitched and pull logs. Enjoy our new professional lumberjack show demonstrate log-rolling, pole-climbing, crosscut sawing, boom-walking, and other skills, plus a lumberjack sport camp where young and old are taught the art of log rolling and crosscut sawing by the pros. Demonstrations in basket making, spinning, weaving, horse shoeing, blacksmithing...Experience churning butter, shelling corn, gathering eggs, cooking in cast iron pots, oxen, piney wood cattle and sheep. Enjoy wagon rides, antique cars, the mechanical bull. Juried “folk art”. Live music. Sawmill biscuits, tomato gravy, local fried catfish & cheese grits, old fashioned cracklings, turnip greens, BBQ, and more. Hosted by Stockton Heritage, Assoc. Proceeds to Stockton Heritage Museum. Advanced ticket sales, credit card purchases, etc. watch updates on our website.

Adam Holt

WHEN: Nov 01
PHONE: 251-967-LULU (5858)
WEBSITE: www.lulubuffett.com
DETAILS:
A singer, guitarist, songwriter, producer, and yes, even studio owner, Holt has written and produced his own music in three albums over the last 8 years, blending blues, rock, gospel, country, and jazz. When he performs live, he offers a mixture of cover songs comparable to his taste in good music, including the likes of Tom Petty, John Mayer, James Brown, and Peter Frampton, just to name a few. His original music is mixed in as well, and is much appreciated by fans alike.

Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Rally

WHEN: Nov 01
PHONE: 251-540-7720
WEBSITE: http://www.fws.gov/bonsecour
DETAILS:
Discover YOUR National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, November 1st from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Activities for all ages, archery, sea turtle activities, build a bird house, hike a trail, learn about wildlife and more!

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