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Flavors of the South July 24 at Baldwin Co. Coliseum

Flavors of the South July 24 at Baldwin Co. Coliseum The Central Baldwin Chamber of Commerce will host Flavors of the South - A Summertime Food and Wine Showcase from 5:30-8 p.m. on July 24 at The Baldwin County Coliseum, located at 19477 … [Read More...]

Bayfest tickets go on sale and line-up announced July 11

Bayfest tickets go on sale and line-up announced July 11 Advance weekend passes go on sale July 11 for $60. After Sept 19, passes are $80. Day admittance is available only at festival gates for $40 per day of event. Children 12 and under are … [Read More...]

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Coastal Chorale summer shows are July 27 at Foley Civic Center

Coastal Chorale summer shows are July 27 at Foley Civic Center Under the direction of artist director and conductor Laura Aaron Mixon, the tradition of excellence that is the Coastal Chorale continues July 27 with Coastal Chorale Summer Shows … [Read More...]

Peter Frampton & Doobie Brothers at The Wharf on July 19

Peter Frampton & Doobie Brothers at The Wharf on July 19 Tickets, priced from $27.85 plus service charges, are still available for the Wharf Amphitheater concert featuring Peter Frampton and The Doobie Brothers set for 8 p.m. on July 19 at the … [Read More...]

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Gulf shores swim team staying busy

Gulf shores swim team staying busy The Gulf Shores Swim Team wasted no time diving into their summer season, as the team competed in three meets in the past month. The Dolphins kicked off their season on June 12 by traveling to Fairhope for a meet … [Read More...]

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Jackie Clowe wins inaugural Gulf Coast Songwriters Shootout

Recent Escambia High grad Jackie Clowe wins inaugural Gulf Coast Songwriters Shootout By Fran Thompson Even though her daughter has only been writing songs for two years and has limited experience playing in front of a crowd, Rosalind Clowe knew … [Read More...]

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Get up and personal with the fish at Marlin Gallery

Get up and personal with the fish at Marlin Gallery New to the Blue Marlin Grand Championship this year will be the interactive and educational Marlin Gallery! This is an opportunity to get up close and personal with all the species caught during … [Read More...]

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Experience the thrill of the fight while helping St. Jude’s

Experience the thrill of the fight while helping St. Jude’s On Saturday night, July 12 during the Greatest Show in Sportfishing, spectators can experience the thrill of the fight while helping win the battle against childhood disease. The dual … [Read More...]

2014 Billfish Week of Events

2014 Billfish Week of Events Wednesday July 9th: 7 pm: Live Entertainment and a Wharf Street Party 9 pm: The One and Only - Miss Billfish Contest on Tournament Stage - Reception on Docks Thursday July 10th: 10 am - Noon: Dock Walk and Boat … [Read More...]

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Celebrity Chef Showdown on Saturday night

Celebrity Chef Showdown on Saturday night Come out and enjoy the Celebrity Chef Showdown during the Blue Marlin Grand Championship on Saturday evening, July 12. The event will feature Chef Tom Wolfe (left) from Louisiana Pantry and Chef Steve … [Read More...]

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“The Greatest Show in Sportsfishing” back at The Wharf July 9-12

“The Greatest Show in Sportsfishing” back at The Wharf July 9-12 The 2014 Blue Marlin Grand Championship, "The Greatest Show in Sportfishing," returns to The Wharf in Orange Beach July 8-13. From the Triple Crown Fighting Chair Challenge and the … [Read More...]

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Art of Alabama Food Exhibit continues through August 9 at The Wharf’s Compleat Studio

 Art of Alabama Food Exhibit continues through August 9 at The Wharf’s Compleat Studio The Art of Alabama Food is open at Compleat Studio, located at The Wharf in Orange Beach, will be open to the public from 4-10 p.m. Wednesday thru Saturday … [Read More...]

Ft. Morgan twilight tours every Tuesday

Ft. Morgan twilight tours every Tuesday Twilight Tours of Ft. Morgan, with a concentration on The Civil War in 1864, will be held every Tuesday from 7-8:30 p.m. through July 22. Vignettes of Fort Morgan’s Civil War history are brought to life … [Read More...]

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Lionfish Shootout Series moves to Outcast Docks on July 26

Lionfish Shootout Series moves to Outcast Docks on July 26 More than $10,000 in cash and prizes are available for successful spearfishermen during the Gulf Coast Lionfish Coalition’s Lionfish Shootout Series on the northern Gulf Coast. The second … [Read More...]

81st Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo July 18-20

81st Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo July 18-20 The 81st Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo will be held July 18-20 on Dauphin Island, with the weigh station operating from 10 am - 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Sunday. … [Read More...]

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Florida Trail Assn. hosts hike, picnic swim July 12 at Big Lagoon

Florida Trail Assn. hosts hike, picnic swim July 12 at Big Lagoon The Florida Trail Association’s Western Gate chapter will host a Saturday hike, picnic and swim at Big Lagoon State Park (pictured) on July 12 from 9.30 a.m. - 2 p.m. The public is … [Read More...]

Gulf Coast Cornhole Series makes Flora-Bama stop on July 26

Gulf Coast Cornhole Series makes Flora-Bama stop on July 26 A qualifying tournament of this year’s Gulf Coast Cornhole Series will be held on July 26 at The Flora-Bama on Perdido Key. Participants can register online at kaboomssc.com/tournaments … [Read More...]

G.S. Kiwanis Aug. 23 Casino Night includes $2,500 poker tourney

G.S. Kiwanis Aug. 23 Casino Night includes $2,500 poker tourney The Kiwanis Club of Gulf Shores will present Casino Night on Saturday, August 23 at the Kaiser Realty building at 1557 Gulf Shores Pkwy. in Gulf Shores. Gambling opportunities include … [Read More...]

Local krewes host $10,000 Draw Down Aug. 9 at O.B. Event Center

Local krewes host $10,000 Draw Down Aug. 9 at O.B. Event Center The Mystical Mardi Gras Society $10,000 Draw Down, hosted by the Pleasure Island based Mystics of Pleasure & Maidens in Pink Stilettos, will be held on Saturday August 9 beginning … [Read More...]

Sunset Fest specials every Wednesday at The Wharf

Sunset Fest specials every Wednesday at The Wharf If you have ever traveled to the Florida Keys, or Key West, then you likely understand the importance of a fine sunset. It’s a party, it’s a ritual, it’s a significant event. No sunset is taken for … [Read More...]

150th anniversary of Battle of Mobile Bay Aug. 1-3

150th anniversary of Battle of Mobile Bay Aug. 1-3 “Damn the torpedoes!” Legend has it that Rear Admiral David Farragut uttered the often-quoted phrase shortly after dawn on Aug. 5, 1864 as he led his fleet of 18 Union warships through the mouth … [Read More...]

Hangout Hounds performing six days a week during lunch

Hangout Hounds performing six days a week during lunch The Hangout, located at Gulf Shores Public Beach, is bringing the spectacular Hangout Hounds to Gulf Shores Public Beach. Beach-goers and locals alike are invited to come in for lunch and … [Read More...]

Guided walk along Gulf State Park Pier July 25

Guided walk along Gulf State Park Pier July 25 An educational nature walk to the end of Gulf State Park Pier guided by a Gulf State Park Ranger will be held on July 25 from 10-11 a.m. Participants should meet the park guide near the concession … [Read More...]

BBQ benefit July 10 for Terry Akamatsu

BBQ benefit July 10 for Terry Akamatsu Holy Spirit Episcopal Church, located at 616 W Fort Morgan Rd. in Gulf Shores, (251-968-5219), will host ta dinner on Thursday, July 10 to raise funds for church member Terry Akamatsu. The dinner will be held … [Read More...]

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Wings, Rhythm & Brews Fest July 19-20 in Elberta

Wings, Rhythm & Brews Fest July 19-20 in Elberta Event raises funds for “Be a Buddy, Not a Bully” program The inaugural Wings, Rhythm & Brews Festival, a fundraiser to promote the Elberta Police Department’s Be a Buddy, Not a Bully … [Read More...]

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Jamie Bergeron & Kickin’ Cajuns at Hangout July 18-19

Jamie Bergeron & Kickin’ Cajuns at Hangout July 18-19 Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin Cajuns return to The Hangout Courtyard stage at Gulf Shores Public Beach for a weekend of rockin’ zydeco music July 18-19. The band, which also includes Dustin … [Read More...]

Pelican Paddle Canoe & Kayak Race Aug. 2 on Weeks Bay

Pelican Paddle Canoe & Kayak Race Aug. 2 on Weeks Bay Registration is now open for The Second Annual Pelican Paddle Canoe and Kayak Race benefiting the Weeks Bay Foundation. The paddle will be held on Saturday, August 2 from 8 a.m. to noon at … [Read More...]

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Gulf Shores artist McCollough exhibits at South Alabama

Gulf Shores artist McCollough exhibits at South Alabama Paintings by Gulf Shores artist Susan N. McCollough will be on display on the third floor of the University of South Alabama Marx Library in the Mary Elizabeth and Charles Bernard Rodning … [Read More...]

Perdido Bay Optimist Buffet & Fashion Show July 26

Perdido Bay Optimist Buffet & Fashion Show July 26 In addition to lovely fashions and delicious food, those who attend the Optimist Club of Perdido Bay 6th Annual Buffet/Fashion Show will also be entertained by Elvis Tribute Artist Shane … [Read More...]

CAC Digital photography workshop is especially for teens

CAC Digital photography workshop is especially for teens The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach will hold a Digital Photography Workshop for rising seventh through rising twelfth graders July 14 through 18 from 9 a.m. till noon. Photographer … [Read More...]

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Perdido Brothers booked Sundays & Tuesdays at ‘Bama

Perdido Brothers booked Sundays & Tuesdays at ‘Bama The Perdido Brothers, a trio whose moniker reflects their home base, are booked Sundays and Tuesdays from 6-10 p.m. at the Flora-Bama through August 5. The trio, which consists of guitarists … [Read More...]

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Bike Nights with Fabulous Rockits at Flora-Bama Yacht Club

Bike Nights with Fabulous Rockits at Flora-Bama Yacht Club The Flora-Bama Yacht Club, located directly across from that famous bar at the Alabama-Florida state line, will host bike nights with live music from The Fabulous Rockits (above) every … [Read More...]

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Pauly Shore brings laughs to Live Bait July 11-12

Pauly Shore brings laughs to Live Bait July 11-12 Live Bait Nightclub in Orange Beach will host a special Bonkerz Comedy Night featuring Pauly Shore July 11-12 with 8 p.m. show times each night. Tickets are $30 at available at the club (24281 … [Read More...]

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South Baldwin Community Theatre’s “Alice in Wonderland Jr.” opens Aug. 1

South Baldwin Community Theatre’s “Alice in Wonderland Jr.” opens Aug. 1 Gulf Shores based South Baldwin Community Theatre will present Disney's "Alice In Wonderland Jr." August 1-3 and August 8-10. Friday and Saturday shows start at 7:30 p.m., … [Read More...]

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Get close to Little Lagoon marine habitats on July 22

Get close to Little Lagoon marine habitats on July 22 Join the staff at Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge on July 22 at Pine Beach Trail at 9 a.m. on State Hwy 180 (Ft. Morgan Rd.) in Gulf Shores for an adventure that involves collection, … [Read More...]

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Interactive kiosk tells the Blakeley Flag story

Interactive kiosk tells the Blakeley Flag story Flag is on display at Baldwin County Central Annex in Robertsdale An interactive kiosk has been installed and is available for information on the Blakeley Garrison Flag that is on display in the … [Read More...]

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Volunteers needed for Aug. 20-24 Thunder on the Gulf

Volunteers needed for Aug. 20-24 Thunder on the Gulf Since 2003, Thunder has raised $127,500 for local charities “We are going to need volunteers this year like no other,’’ said Thunder on the Gulf Coordinator Kathy Melson, who is in the midst of … [Read More...]

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John Milham to host July 14-18 children’s percussion camp in Fairhope

John Milham to host July 14-18 children’s percussion camp in Fairhope   John Milham will host his annual summer percussion camp July 14-18 at The Eastern Shore Arts Center in Fairhope (401 Oak St.). Campers will have 10 a.m. to noon and … [Read More...]

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AL. snapper, triggerfish seasons extended

AL. snapper, triggerfish seasons extended By David Rainer Al. Dept. of Con. & Nat. Resources Break out that fishing tackle again and fuel up the boat; it’s time to go red snapper fishing. Alabama anglers who love to catch the tasty reef fish … [Read More...]

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