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Winter Guest Events Registration

January 2019

Jan 4

Glass Blowing Demo at The Hot Shop (Jan) (FREE) 26389 Canal Rd (at the Coastal Arts Center), Orange Beach
9:00 am - 10:00 am Glass Blowing Demo: We can’t begin to describe the fun as you observe artists hard at work on their colorful creations at The Hot Shop - Alabama’s premier hot glass blowing facility. Items can be purchased and both Glass Blowing classes and Pottery classes can be scheduled. After the demo you are welcome to browse thru the newly constructed art gallery. (Limit 50)
 

Jan 8

New Orleans Audubon Aquarium of the Americas (Jan) ($50.00) Bus departs from Meyer rear parking area at 1585 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
7:30 am to 7:00 pm The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, located on the Mississippi River adjacent to the French Quarter, immerses you in an underwater world. From the walk-thru tunnel displaying the colors of a Caribbean reef to the enchantment of penguins and Southern sea otters you will be entertained for hours. Hands on experiences include touching a sting ray or feeding a parakeet. The 400,000 gallon Gulf of Mexico Exhibit is a majestic glimpse into the underwater world of gigantic sharks, tarpon, and rays. Lunch is on your own at the Aquarium or nearby French Quarter. (Limit 27)
 

Jan 8

New Orleans French Quarter (1-8-19) (NEW) ($29.00) Bus departs from Meyer rear parking area at 1585 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
7:30 am to 7:00 pm Join the fun when our group heads to New Orleans for approximately 5 hours to explore the French Quarter or other downtown attractions. You'll love the old world atmosphere and vibe of this exciting city by the river. Take a carriage ride or hop on a trolley for an exciting adventure or simply browse the unique shops and tantalize your palate with creole cuisine. (Limit 21)
 

Jan 9

Zumba with Alejandra (Jan) (FREE) Meyer office at 1585 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
9:00 am to 10:00 am Suit up for a fast-paced, exciting, dance fitness party when you join our very own Alejandra for a vigorous, calorie-burning hour of fun during this Zumba exercise class. (Limit 30)
 

Jan 11

Tour of Rental Properties (Jan) (FREE) Beginning Thursday, Jan 10 pick up your tour map at Meyer offices
9:00 am to noon Discover new rental possibilities when you take the self-guided tour of a few of the other Meyer Vacation Rentals monthly rental choices. Our professional rental staff will be on hand at each property to assist you with any questions. (Limit 999)
 

Jan 16

Pensacola Historic Tour & Lunch (Jan) ($42.00) Bus departs from Meyer rear parking area at 1585 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
9:00 am to 4:00 pm The paradise of our forefathers will be our focus when we tour historic buildings in Pensacola, FL. The four historic sites are the 1805 Lavelle House, 1871 Dorr House, 1832 Old Christ Church and the 1890 Lear/Rocheblave House. Next we will journey to the Grand Hall at McGuires Irish Pub nearby for an authentic “Hopkins Boarding House Spread.” This buffet feast includes the famous Hopkins House Fried Chickens, Collard Greens, McGuire’s Baked Beans, corn, Mashed potatoes with white gravy, tossed green salad and cornbread muffins. Of course no meal at McGuires would be complete without the 18-cent bean soup and a choice of desserts. Before we head back to Gulf Shores we will swing by the bay and visit the historic Joe Patti’s Seafood long enough for you to shop for dinner. (Limit 52)
 

Jan 22

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo (FREE) 1204 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
9:00 am to 11:00 am (or later if you wish) The fun begins as soon as you enter the quaint, small zoo made famous in the Animal Planet series “The Little Zoo that Could.” Join us at the picnic tables for coffee and doughnuts and tour on your own until we come together at 10:30 a.m. for an animal show located at the pavilion. You are also welcome to continue your tour after the show. (Limit 120)
 

Jan 23

Painting with Talis (Jan) ($30.00) Artworks at Villagio Shopping Center 13700 Perdido Key Dr., Perdido Key, FL (near Meyer office)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm Here’s your chance to take a piece of paradise home with you when art instructor Talis Jayme assists you to create a tropical painting using acrylic on canvas at this painting class. (Limit 18)
 

Jan 24

Palace Casino Biloxi (Jan) ($9.00) Bus departs from Meyer rear parking area at 1585 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
8:00 am to 5:00 pm During our five-hour casino visit you will receive $15 in free play to try your luck at the slots in denominations from a penny to $25 or the table games at the coast’s only non-smoking venue. Lunch is on your own at the Palace Buffet, Stacked Grill or one of the other on-site eateries. (Limit 52)
 

Jan 29

New Orleans French Quarter (Jan) ($29.00) Bus departs from Meyer rear parking area at 1585 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
7:30 am to 7:00 pm Spend the day exploring the sights, sounds and tastes of New Orleans in the historic French Quarter. Take a horse and buggy tour of the area or walk to the nearby Aquarium of the Americas if you wish. Food, art and music are the main attraction in this quaint part of the city that feels very European. Beignets at Café Du Monde, shopping at the French Market flea market, the fortune tellers in Jackson Square and a stroll on Bourbon Street are not to be missed. (Limit 52)
 

February 2019

Feb 4

Glass Blowing Demo at The Hot Shop (Feb) (FREE) 26389 Canal Rd (at the Coastal Arts Center), Orange Beach
9:00 am - 10:00 am Glass Blowing Demo: We can’t begin to describe the fun as you observe artists hard at work on their colorful creations at The Hot Shop - Alabama’s premier hot glass blowing facility. Items can be purchased and both Glass Blowing classes and Pottery classes can be scheduled. After the demo you are welcome to browse thru the newly constructed art gallery. (Limit 50)
 

Feb 5

New Orleans Audubon Aquarium of the Americas (Feb) ($50.00) Bus departs from Meyer rear parking area at 1585 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
7:30 am to 7:00 pm The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, located on the Mississippi River adjacent to the French Quarter, immerses you in an underwater world. From the walk-thru tunnel displaying the colors of a Caribbean reef to the enchantment of penguins and Southern sea otters you will be entertained for hours. Hands on experiences include touching a sting ray or feeding a parakeet. The 400,000 gallon Gulf of Mexico Exhibit is a majestic glimpse into the underwater world of gigantic sharks, tarpon, and rays. Lunch is on your own at the Aquarium or nearby French Quarter. (Limit 22)
 

Feb 5

New Orleans French Quarter (2-5-19) (NEW) ($29.00) Bus departs from Meyer rear parking area at 1585 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
7:30 am to 7:00 pm Join the fun when our group heads to New Orleans for approximately 5 hours to explore the French Quarter or other downtown attractions. You'll love the old world atmosphere and vibe of this exciting city by the river. Take a carriage ride or hop on a trolley for an exciting adventure or simply browse the unique shops and tantalize your palate with creole cuisine. (Limit 30)
 

Feb 6

Golf Tournament at Peninsula ($48.00) 20 Peninsula Blvd.; Gulf Shores (5 miles west of Hwy 59)
10:30 am to 5:00 pm The Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club is one of the most picturesque courses on the Gulf Coast. Located beside Mobile Bay this popular course features live oaks, cypress and other native plants. Plan to arrive around 10:30 to get in a little putting and driving range practice prior to the shotgun start at 11:00. After play we’ll gather for a hamburger cookout and awards celebration. Cash bar for beer and cocktails. (Limit 100)
 

Feb 7

Pensacola Historic Tour & Lunch (Feb) ($42.00) Bus departs from Meyer rear parking area at 1585 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
9:00 am to 4:00 pm The paradise of our forefathers will be our focus when we tour historic buildings in Pensacola, FL. The four historic sites are the 1805 Lavelle House, 1871 Dorr House, 1832 Old Christ Church and the 1890 Lear/Rocheblave House. Next we will journey to the Grand Hall at McGuires Irish Pub nearby for an authentic “Hopkins Boarding House Spread.” This buffet feast includes the famous Hopkins House Fried Chickens, Collard Greens, McGuire’s Baked Beans, corn, Mashed potatoes with white gravy, tossed green salad and cornbread muffins. Of course no meal at McGuires would be complete without the 18-cent bean soup and a choice of desserts. Before we head back to Gulf Shores we will swing by the bay and visit the historic Joe Patti’s Seafood long enough for you to shop for dinner. (Limit 50)
 

Feb 8

Ice Cream Social and Fashion Show (FREE) Meyer office at 1585 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Join us for a festive afternoon filled with delights. We begin with delicious ice cream from Matt’s Homemade Alabama Ice Cream, followed by a parade of fashions from Dress Barn and maybe a surprise. Lovely Gail Moore will return with her outstanding and affordable jewelry fashions which will be available for purchase. This popular event books fast so we hope you will grab it quickly if you wish to join us as we roll out some fun fashions and ice cream treats. (Limit 106)
 

Feb 9

Mobile Flea Market ($14.00) Bus departs from Meyer rear parking area at 1585 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
8:30 am to 2:30 pm If you enjoy browsing aisles and aisles of eclectic items, this trip to the largest flea market on the Gulf Coast is designed just for you. Explore all of the hidden treasures at this fun shopping paradise with hundreds of booths, 6 concession stands and clean heated restrooms. Lunch is on your own at the concession stands which include burgers, hot dogs, ice cream, roasted corn, boiled peanuts, funnel cakes, and fresh squeezed lemonade. (Limit 108)
 

Feb 13

Zumba with Alejandra (Feb) (FREE) Meyer office at 1585 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
9:00 am to 10:00 am Suit up for a fast-paced, exciting, dance fitness party when you join our very own Alejandra for a vigorous, calorie-burning hour of fun during this Zumba exercise class. (Limit 30)
 

Feb 14

Tour of Rental Properties (Feb) (FREE) Beginning Wednesday, Feb 13 pick up your tour map at Meyer offices
9:00 am to noon Discover new rental possibilities when you take the self-guided tour of a few of the other Meyer Vacation Rentals monthly rental choices. Our professional rental staff will be on hand at each property to assist you with any questions. (Limit 999)
 

Feb 15

Mobile Exploreum and Mardi Gras Parade ($52.00) Bus departs from Meyer rear parking area at 1585 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
1:00 pm to 9:00 pm Since Mardi Gras happens March 5th let’s load up the bus and take a little trip to the first Mardi Gras parade of the season in Mobile on February 15th. We will begin the afternoon exploring the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center including the international touring exhibit Genghis Khan: The Great Civilizer, we will also attend an IMAX film and sit down for a meal at the Alabama Power atrium before venturing just outside the doors for the Conde Cavaliers parade beginning at 6:30 p.m. (Note: our bus will stay parked at the Exploreum.) (Limit 52)
 

Feb 16

Trivia Night ($5.00) 4671 Wharf Pkwy W, Orange Beach (Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf )
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm We invite you to join us as we celebrate our tradition of service to the community at the annual Trivia Night benefiting local libraries. We reserved four tables of eight that we will decorate for this fun-filled popular event. Please bring your adult beverages or soft drinks and snacks. There are raffles and other ways to contribute to this fundraiser. By the way we have learned that it’s really ok if you’re not good at trivia because it’s all about having fun and raising funds for a great cause. (Limit 30)
 

Feb 18

Bellingrath Gardens & Home ($30.00) Bus departs from Meyer rear parking area at 1585 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
9:00 am to 4:00 pm Comfortable shoes and a camera are a must for your leisurely stroll through one of the finest gardens in the country, featuring 65 acres of year-round blooms and beauty. Admission includes a tour of the preserved home of Walter and Bessie Bellingrath built in 1935. Lunch is on your own at the Magnolia Café located near the entrance. Your choices are soup, sandwiches and salads served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Be sure to save time to browse through the gift shop before boarding the bus for home. (Limit 52)
 

Feb 19

New Orleans French Quarter (Feb) ($29.00) Bus departs from Meyer rear parking area at 1585 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
7:30 am to 7:00 pm Spend the day exploring the sights, sounds and tastes of New Orleans in the historic French Quarter. Take a horse and buggy tour of the area or walk to the nearby Aquarium of the Americas if you wish. Food, art and music are the main attraction in this quaint part of the city that feels very European. Beignets at Café Du Monde, shopping at the French Market flea market, the fortune tellers in Jackson Square and a stroll on Bourbon Street are not to be missed. (Limit 104)
 

Feb 20

Painting with Talis (Feb) ($30.00) Artworks at Villagio Shopping Center 13700 Perdido Key Dr., Perdido Key, FL (near Meyer office)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm Here’s your chance to take a piece of paradise home with you when art instructor Talis Jayme assists you to create a tropical painting using acrylic on canvas at this painting class. (Limit 18)
 

Feb 21

Palace Casino Biloxi (Feb) ($9.00) Bus departs from Meyer rear parking area at 1585 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
8:00 am to 5:00 pm During our five-hour casino visit you will receive $15 in free play to try your luck at the slots in denominations from a penny to $25 or the table games at the coast’s only non-smoking venue. Lunch is on your own at the Palace Buffet, Stacked Grill or one of the other on-site eateries. (Limit 52)
 

Feb 22

Tour of Properties for Sale (FREE) Beginning Thursday, Feb 21 pick up your tour map at Meyer offices in Gulf Shores & Perdido Key
9:00 am to noon If you enjoy being our guest maybe it’s time to be our neighbor. Check out the homes we are featuring for sale. A member of our CENTURY 21 Meyer Real Estate sales team will be on hand at each property to assist you with any questions. (Limit 999)
 

Feb 23

Blacksmithing Experience #2 (10:30 am) ($25.00) 25520 Austin Road, Daphne
10:30 am to 12:30 pm Step into a world of steel and anvils when you choose to drive to Daphne for a Blacksmithing class with Jerry Gardner. After just 2 hours you will create a 3” Frederick cross with your very own hands. Jerry’s goal is to make the class very enjoyable and a memorable experience for all! (Limit 12)
 

Feb 23

Blacksmithing Experience (8:30 am) ($25.00) 25520 Austin Road, Daphne
8:30 am to 10:30 am Step into a world of steel and anvils when you choose to drive to Daphne for a Blacksmithing class with Jerry Gardner. After just 2 hours you will create a 3” Frederick cross with your very own hands. Jerry’s goal is to make the class very enjoyable and a memorable experience for all! (Limit 12)
 

Feb 25

Dolphin and Nature Cruise with Cetacean Cruises ($19.00) 4673 Wharf Pkwy W (at the entrance to Springhill Suites by Marriott at The Wharf), Orange Beach
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (please arrive by 12:30 pm) Orange Beach is the best location for a grand water adventure on Wolf Bay during this dolphin and nature cruise. Your knowledgeable boat captain will serve as a tour guide to points out the local flora, fauna and wildlife which of course includes our local, beloved dolphins. NOTE: plan to arrive by 12:30 pm. (Limit 35)
 

Feb 26

Dolphin and Nature Cruise with Cetacean Cruises ($19.00) 4673 Wharf Pkwy W (at the entrance to Springhill Suites by Marriott at The Wharf), Orange Beach
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (please arrive by 12:30 pm) Orange Beach is the best location for a grand water adventure on Wolf Bay during this dolphin and nature cruise. Your knowledgeable boat captain will serve as a tour guide to points out the local flora, fauna and wildlife which of course includes our local, beloved dolphins. NOTE: plan to arrive by 12:30 pm. (Limit 35)
 

Feb 27

Dolphin and Nature Cruise with Cetacean Cruises ($19.00) 4673 Wharf Pkwy W (at the entrance to Springhill Suites by Marriott at The Wharf), Orange Beach
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (please arrive by 12:30 pm) Orange Beach is the best location for a grand water adventure on Wolf Bay during this dolphin and nature cruise. Your knowledgeable boat captain will serve as a tour guide to points out the local flora, fauna and wildlife which of course includes our local, beloved dolphins. NOTE: plan to arrive by 12:30 pm. (Limit 35)