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.

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! 

Adam Holt @ LuLu's

WHEN: Nov 28
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.

Arctic Express at Wales West RV Resort and Light Railway

WHEN: Nov 28
PRICE: Admission is $15/person, plus tax. Children ages 2 years and under are free.
PHONE: 888-569-5337
WEBSITE: www.waleswest.com
DETAILS:
All aboard the Arctic Express at Wales West RV Resort and Light Railway.  Great Holiday fun for the whole family!   Ride an authentic Steam Train through a wonderland of lights and decorations to the North Pole.  Children visit with Santa in the Winter-wonderland barn and receive a free wooden toy.  Lots of photo opportunities to enjoy!   Free Refreshments served at the Train Station after your trip!   Enjoy a ride on the Mini Train, a Sleigh/hay ride, and Inflatable on the playground.  Also, Petting Zoo, Pony Ride, and Snowball Cannon are available for a slight fee.  Try our Cafe's new menu options,  and a Gift Shop full of train items ideal for Christmas presents!  Open  Nov. 28 through December 24, 2014.  Hours:  WEEKENDS:  Fri's, Sat's, and Sun's, 3 to 9 PM;  Beginning Dec. 15, open NIGHTLY, 3 to 9 PM.  Admission is $15/person, plus tax. Children ages 2 years and under are free.  Group rates, field trips, and parties can be booked in advance.  Located on Co. Rd. 9 between Fairhope and Silverhill.  For information call 888-569-5337 or go to www.waleswest.com.   Must see to believe!

Bellingrath's Magic Christmas in Lights

WHEN: Nov 28 - Dec 31
PRICE: Adults(13 and older) $15, Children 5 - 12 $7.00 and Children 4 and under are free.
PHONE: 251 973-2217
WEBSITE: www.bellingrath.org
DETAILS:
Dates:  November 29 – December 31, 2013 (Closed December 25th)Enjoy one of the most popular holiday events in the Southeast.  Stroll through the gardens with more than three million twinkling lights in over 835 custom designed set pieces in 12 scenes. Tour the Bellingrath Home decorated in its holiday finery.  Extended hours to 9:00 PM.  Photos with Santa on weekends and the week of Christmas.  Light show and home tours nightly through December 23.  Complete your holiday shopping in the beautiful Bellingrath Gift Shop!

Holiday Ice Skating at The Wharf with Real Ice

WHEN: Nov 28 - Jan 04
PHONE: 251-224-1000
WEBSITE: www.alwharf.com
DETAILS:
Real Ice is back and better than ever! Skate on real ice in a festive setting in Palm Plaza. November 28 - January 4 Monday - Friday: 4pm-10pm Saturday & Sunday: 10am-10pm2 hour skating sessions, $10 per skate session $12 per skate session and Ferris Wheel ride combo Visit our website for seasonal dates and times.

Karaoke

WHEN: Nov 28
PHONE: 251 981-3331
DETAILS:
Wednesday-Friday 9:30 p.m.

Video: American Eagle

WHEN: Nov 28
PHONE: 251-948-7275
WEBSITE: www.alapark.com/gulfstate/
DETAILS:
Unique to North America, the bald eagle is the continent's most recognizable aerial predator. In the 1960s, this symbol of the United States became an emblem of environmental degradation as the pesticide DDT and other human pressures brought it to the brink of extinction. Meet at the Nature Center. $1 per vehicle to enter the Campground.

Winter Wonderland at The Wharf

WHEN: Nov 28 - Jan 04
PHONE: 251-224-1000
WEBSITE: www.alwharf.com
DETAILS:
New SPECTRA Show! Watch "Winter Wonderland" just in time for Christmas season. Enjoy FREE nightly shows. November 2014-January 2015Visit www.alwharf.com for seasonal show times.

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