Brett/Robinson Coastal Triathlon & “Tri-It-On’’ Sept. 6 at Public Beach

Brett/Robinson Coastal Triathlon & “Tri-It-On’’ Sept. 6 at Public Beach Brett/Robinson Vacation Rentals, in association with the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission (GSOBSC), the city of Gulf Shores and The Hangout, invites triathletes from near and far to participate in the Alabama Coastal Triathlon or “Tri-It-On” triathlon on Saturday, Sept. 6. The scenic […]

Kiwanis Club of Gulf Shores Casino Night Aug. 23 at Kaiser Realty

Kiwanis Club of Gulf Shores Casino Night Aug. 23 at Kaiser Realty 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 a raffle for a chance to win a new truck and a $2,500 […]

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Perdido Sports Bar hosts Sept. 19-21 Tailgate on Key

Perdido Sports Bar hosts Sept. 19-21 Tailgate on Key The Perdido Sports Bar is cooking up another great event with the very first Tailgate on the Key to be held the weekend of September 19-21. Fun events are scheduled all weekend including a Friday night concert with the Beachbilly’s at 5:30 p.m. and the headlining Modern […]

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Kayak, BBQ & Blues Fest Sept. 6 at Hub Stacey’s

Kayak, BBQ & Blues Fest Sept. 6 at Hub Stacey’s The Perdido Key Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for cooks, paddelboarders and kayakers to compete for cash prizes at its 2nd Annual Kayak, BBQ and Blues Festival on September 6. The day will feature kayak and stand up paddleboard races, and a BBQ cook […]

South Baldwin Chamber drops Hot Air Ballon Fest after 10 years

South Baldwin Chamber drops Hot Air Ballon Fest after 10 years During a special meeting to discuss the future of the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival, the South Baldwin County Board of Directors voted to forgo hosting the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival for the immediate future. “There are many reasons for this […]

Wharf Uncorked wine & culinary event Sept. 25-27

Wharf Uncorked wine & culinary event Sept. 25-27 The Wharf Uncorked Wine & Culinary Event presented by Mercedes-Benz of Mobile will be held on September 25-27 at the Orange Beach shopping & dining destination. The three day event will combine delicious food, tantalizing wines, live entertainment with a pinch of southern flair and a dash […]

Roll Tide Kick-Off Aug. 21 in Pensacola

Roll Tide Kick-Off Aug. 21 in Pensacola The Pensacola Bama Club will host its Annual Kickoff Party at the Sanders Beach Community Center on August 21. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 pre-sale and $30 at the door. Guest speaker is Bobby Humphrey, the Crimson Tide’s halfback from 1985-1989. Even with an injury […]

Habitat Artfully Sweet Sept. 4 at Oak Hollow

Habitat Artfully Sweet Sept. 4 at Oak Hollow Tickets are now on sale for the Habitat For Humanity of Baldwin County Artfully Sweet fundraiser scheduled on Thursday, Sept. 4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Oak Hollow Farms in Fairhope. Described as “An exquisite evening of Decadent Desserts & Repurposed Art with a hint of Vino & […]

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SBCC to present Free Enterprise Person of the Year Award Sept. 12

SBCC to present Free Enterprise Person of the Year Award Sept. 12 On Friday, September 12 the South Baldwin Chamber will celebrate its 38th year of honoring notable community leaders. This popular event recognizes the importance of the spirit of the free enterprise system in our local communities. Presented by CenturyLink, this luncheon will once […]

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Friday Fests continue Aug. 22 & 29 at Villagio

Friday Fests continue Aug. 22 & 29 at Villagio Join the Villagio Shoppes of Perdido Key (pictured) for live music, fine art, shopping and food under the stars every Friday from 5-8 p.m. through August. Mingle with locals on Perdido Key as you treat yourself to dinner and shopping, add to your art collection, have […]

Cyclists Bike the Beach to create a world free of Multiple Sclerosis

Cyclists Bike the Beach to create a world free of Multiple Sclerosis More than 400 cyclists are expected to ride Sept. 20-21 in the 29th Annual Tour de Beach, a cycling event benefiting the Alabama-Mississippi Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. This two-day, fully supported ride takes cyclists along scenic beach roads and through […]

Gulf Shores Woman’s Club Charity Style Show Sept. 10

Gulf Shores Woman’s Club Charity Style Show Sept. 10 Fall and holiday attire for daytime and evening occasions in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Fort Morgan, Foley – and really all of Baldwin County – will be on the fashion runway at the Gulf Shores Woman’s Club Charity Style Show and Luncheon on Wednesday, September 10 […]

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After School Arts Program

After School Arts Program The After School Arts Program at The Coastal Art Center of Orange Beach starts on Sept. 2 and continues through Nov. 20 from 3:15-5:15 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at the CAC’s campus on Canal Rd. in Orange Beach. Subjects include theatre, art in nature, basket weaving, vidual arts, pottery […]

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GCAA Art Market Sept. 6 at Meyer Park in G.S.

GCAA Art Market Sept. 6 at Meyer Park in G.S. September 6 is the date for the next Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Art Market, held in partnership with the City of Gulf Shores. The Art Market will be from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Meyer Park, 400 East 22th Ave. in Gulf Shores. Visitors […]

Deadline is Sept. 1 to enter Bartender of Year contest

Deadline is Sept. 1 to enter Bartender of Year contest The Alabama Restaurant and Hospitality Alliance is looking for bartenders to compete for the Gulf Coast Bartender of the Year Crown during a competition at LuLu’s at Homeport Marina from 6-8 p.m. on Sept. 24. The Gulf Coast winner will also compete on October 27 in […]

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Holy Spirit Thrift Shop sales provide for under his wings

Holy Spirit Thrift Shop sales provide for under his wings The Holy Spirit Thrift Shop recently donated $1,000 to Under His Wings, a new ministry to provide a Christian home for young women under age 19 who are in crisis. Under His Wings opened in June 2013 as a Group Home licensed by the State […]

And Then There Were None’’ tickets go on sale Sept. 1

And Then There Were None’’ tickets go on sale Sept. 1 Gulf Shores based South Baldwin Community Theatre will present Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None” Sept. 12-14 and Sept. 19-21. Friday and Saturday shows start at 7:30 p.m., and the curtain rises for the Sunday shows at 2 p.m. Tickets go on sale […]

All About Dogs Golf Scramble September 19 at Craft Farms

All About Dogs Golf Scramble September 19 at Craft Farms All About Dogs Dogs Coastal Rescue will sponsor its Going to the Dogs 3rd Annual Golf Scramble on Sept. 19 at noon at Craft Farms. Entry fee is $100 per player or $400 per team and includes green fees, cart fees, range balls, lunch and prizes. […]

Festival of Flavor Oct. 18 in historic downtown Foley

Festival of Flavor Oct. 18 in historic downtown Foley The 3rd Annual Alabama Festival of Flavor, sponsored by Riviera Utilities is set to take place Saturday October 18 in the streets of Historic Downtown Foley. Presented by the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, The Alabama Festival of Flavor showcases the many flavors of local and […]

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Appalachian basket weaving workshop Aug. 29-31 on Innerarity Point

Appalachian basket weaving workshop Aug. 29-31 on Innerarity Point The Art Hut in Perdido Key will host the 3rd Annual Appalachian Style Basket weaving workshop with Sherry Farrell August 29 -31. The workship starts at 9 a.m. each morning at The Art Hut, located at 13450 Innerarity Point Rd. in Pensacola, just east of the […]

Wimp & Sonny speak to GCAC on Aug. 25

Wimp & Sonny speak to GCAC on Aug. 25 The Gulf Coast Athletic Club will kick off the 2014 football season by welcoming Wimp Sanderson, the former basketball coaches at Alabama and Auburn, to their August 25 meeting in the Palmer Dining Room at Craft Farms Golf Course in Gulf Shores. All GCAC meetings, casual in […]

Business Council of Alabama CEO coming to Foley

Business Council of Alabama CEO coming to Foley To learn more about how the BCA speaks for our Alabama businesses and works to improve Alabama’s business climate, attend the next South Baldwin Chamber Leadership Series on August 20 with Billy Canary. The BCA is the voice of business and industry in Alabama representing more than […]

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Chamber Choices Campaign kick-off Sept 13

Chamber Choices Campaign kick-off Sept 13 Chamber Choices is an eight-week all volunteer campaign that secures the resources for the South Baldwin Chamber and Chamber Foundation’s programs, events, publications and electronic media as well as recruits new members. Glenn Manning with Manning Jewelry will be the Chairman. Manning Jewelry has been a member of the […]

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Wonderful Wacky Women receive $5,000 sponsorship from Perdido Chamber

Wonderful Wacky Women receive $5,000 sponsorship from Perdido Chamber The Redneck Riviera chapter of The Wonderful Wacky Women and Mighty Men Who Love Them received a $5,000 presenting sponsorship from the Perdido Key Chamber of Commerce to help fund the group’s 2014-2015 events. Chamber director Tina Morrison and events coordinator Lori Raisch presented the award […]

Mobile Big Game Fishing Rodeo weigh-ins Aug. 30-31

Mobile Big Game Fishing Rodeo weigh-ins Aug. 30-31 Weigh-Ins for the 47th Annual Mobile Big Game Fishing Rodeo at Orange Beach Marina on Marina Rd. are scheduled from 5 p.m. til 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30 and from 4 p.m. til 9 p.m. on Sunday, August 31. The Mobile Big Game Fishing Club has […]

PirateFest moving to Happy Harbor on the Line

PirateFest moving to Happy Harbor on the Line Sept. 5-7 event welcomes Grayson, Burnside, Hay, Lane By Fran Thompson PirateFest, held for the past five years at Happy Harbor Mothership on Marina Rd. in Orange Beach, will move east to Happy Harbor on the Line, located across from the Flora-Bama at the AL/FL state line […]

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Jensen’s Heart of Gold Co-Ed Softball Tourney Sept. 23

Jensen’s Heart of Gold Co-Ed Softball Tourney Sept. 23 Jensen’s Heart of Gold Foundation, created by The Byrd Family of Gulf Shores after the passing of their 5 year old son Jensen Daniel Byrd in August of 2010, will host the 4th Annual Super Slugger Softball Tournament at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex on September 13. […]

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New L.A. Gumbo Fest date is Oct. 4 at Wharf

New L.A. Gumbo Fest date is Oct. 4 at Wharf Aloha Hospitality International, parent company of Baumhower’s Restaurant, Bob’s Victory Grille, Bimini Bob’s Cabana Café and Compleat Angler Seafood Grille and Bar, will host the rescheduled 2014 Lower Alabama (L.A.) Gumbo Festival at The Wharf in Orange Beach on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. […]

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Original Oyster House to honor first responders Sept. 11

Original Oyster House to honor first responders Sept. 11 The Original Oyster House restaurants will honor Mobile and Baldwin County law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics and sheriff officers to enjoy a free “Never Forget” Lunch at either the Gulf Shores or Mobile Causeway location on Thursday, September 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 7th […]

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FBISF announces Larry Butler tribute featuring Don Schlitz (“The Gambler’’)

FBISF announces Larry Butler tribute featuring Don Schlitz (“The Gambler’’) The Nov. 6-16 Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival will include what event director Lori Raisch is calling “a very special evening event” at the Pensacola Little Theatre on Nov. 6. “Remembering Larry Butler,” a tribute to the late Pensacola born songwriter and producer, will begin […]

Gulf Shores hires Daniel Bond to coordinate environmental grants

Gulf Shores hires Daniel Bond to coordinate environmental grants The City of Gulf Shores has hired Daniel Bond to the position of Environmental/Grants Coordinator. Bond  will serve as the City’s environmental ambassador by establishing and maintaining cooperative relationships with the community, public interest groups and public and private partners. Additional responsibilities will include soliciting and monitoring […]

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Kenny Vines Memorial Billfishing Tourney Sept. 26-27

Kenny Vines Memorial Billfishing Tourney Sept. 26-27 The Orange Beach Sportfishing Club will host the 4th Annual Kenny Vines (pictured) Memorial Billfishing Tournament at Sportsman’s Marina in Orange Beach September 26-27. For more information, call 251-979-0115 or visit orangebeachsportfishing.com. Vines was a big supporter of the Billfish Foundation, and all proceeds from the tournament will […]

Hospice sponsors free children’s grief camp in Elberta

Hospice sponsors free children’s grief camp in Elberta Gentiva Hospice is sponsoring a free children’s grief camp – Camp I Believe – for children ages 6-14 who have experienced the death of a loved one. Open to children across South Alabama, Camp I Believe will take place September 6- 7 at Camp Baldwin in Elberta. […]

Perdido Bay Futbol Club partners with Coerver Coaching

Perdido Bay Futbol Club partners with Coerver Coaching The Perdido Bay Futbol Club has partnered with Coerver Coaching to bring the Coerver coaching staff to Perdido Bay and affiliated fields weekly throughout the fall 2014. “We have had our pulse on the Florida Panhandle area for years now,’’ said Coerver coach Dave Dresbach. “It was […]

Schedule released for L.A. Songwriters Fest

Schedule released for L.A. Songwriters Fest The line-up for the 10th Annual L. A. Songwriters’ Festival, scheduled September 11-13 at the American Legion Post 199 in Fairhope (700 S. Mobile St.), includes locally connected national names such as Scott Boyer, Gove Scrivenor and Cary Hudson along with Baldwin County songwriters such as Charles and Evans […]

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Xavess Rigsby is August Island Spirit Award winner

Xavess Rigsby is August Island Spirit Award winner The Coastal Alabama Business Chamber recently presented its Island Spirit Award for August 2014 to Xavess Rigsby at a special ceremony at McDonald’s in Gulf Shores. In presenting the award, Island Spirit Chairman Nora Mandoki praised Rigsby’s friendliness and attention to customer service. She read quotes from […]

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A record 26 boats expected for Thunder on the Gulf Aug. 21 welcome party

A record 26 boats expected for Thunder on the Gulf Aug. 21 welcome party/ Marshall Tucker concert a prelude to Friday’s races A record 26 boats are expected to compete in the 11th Annual Thunder on the Gulf Powerboat Races on Friday, August 22 in Orange Beach and the Inaugural Thunder Run Super Boat Grand […]

The Haven adds wash-a-thon to Aug. 30 Mystic Mutt 5K festivities

The Haven adds wash-a-thon to Aug. 30 Mystic Mutt 5K festivities The Haven’s Walk, Wag and Wash-a-thon will take place at the Dog Wash, located at 59 S. Church Street on August 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shop owner, Molly Beasley and Haven volunteers will wash your dog for a donation of $10. […]

Old River Optimist Fourball Tourney has professional, senior divisions

Old River Optimist Fourball Tourney has professional, senior divisions The Old River Optimist Club will host its 1st Annual Fourball Tournament at Perdido Bay Golf Resort October 3-4. The tourney will include professional, regular and senior divisions, and the entry fee is $250 per team. The format is one best ball of two for 36 […]

Lionfish Spearfishing Shootout stops at Zeke’s Landing Marina Sept. 6

Lionfish Spearfishing Shootout stops at Zeke’s Landing Marina Sept. 6 The fourth of five tournaments in the Gulf Coast Lionfish Coalition’s Lionfish Spearfishing Shootout will be held at Zeke’s Landing Marina on September 6. The grand finale, the Fall Lionfish Roundup, will be a two-day event held Sept. 27-28 at the Flora-Bama Yacht Club on […]

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Velcro Pygmies at Live Bait Aug. 29-31

Velcro Pygmies at Live Bait Aug. 29-31 The Velcro Pygmies, a high energy band billed as “World Famous For A Reason,’’ will command the stage at Live Bait, located at 24281 Perdido Beach Blvd. in Orange Beach (251-974-1612) for nightly sets Aug. 29-31. Loud, fast, larger than life, and in your face, the band represents […]

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Family Dollar customers support local students

Family Dollar customers support local students Family Dollar in Gulf Shores manager, Adam Flanders, asked teachers what supplies were most needed by students and asked customers at check-out if they would like to donate one of those items to the box for GSES. Pictured: Family Dollar manager Adam Flanders and Assistant Manager Jessica Jones show […]

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Wharf concludes its 100 Days of Summer with Labor Day Extravaganza

Wharf concludes its 100 Days of Summer with Labor Day Extravaganza CMA New Artist of the Year nominee Kip Moore plays Aug. 31 at Marlin Circle The Wharf will make an end of summer splash with a huge Labor Day Extravaganza to conclude its 100 Days of Summer. The wekend will be jam packed with […]

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McIntosh to introduce new video Sept. 1 at Bill’s by the Beach

McIntosh to introduce new video Sept. 1 at Bill’s by the Beach By Fran Thompson Rising songwriter Marty McIntosh, an Indiana native and Nashville transplant who has been living on Pleasure Island for the past three plus years, will introduce his latest music video, “She Makes Me Look Good,” on Monday, Sept. 1 at Bill’s […]

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