Hands on Habitat, Beach Games part of Tacky Jacks Summer of Fun
The Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores Summer of Fun series will feature regional artists, local organizations, and musicians each Tuesday through Friday this summer beginning June 1. A monthly schedule of events is online at tackyjacks.com.
Tuesdays: Hands on Habitat is a fun and educational hands on nature series presented by Ocean Camp, Gulf State Park Nature Center, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Down Under Dive Shop, Graham Creek Nature Center and the Manatee Sighting Network. Kids & adults alike can learn about our ecosystem and interact with the animals that live here with us. The event is free for all ages from 11am-12pm (arrive 15 minutes early), no RSVP required.
Wednesdays: Art al Fresco. A hands on lunch & learn for starving artists of all ages. Create different works of art & crafts every Wednesday this summer. Spray Paint Street Art, Clay, Watercolors, Oyster Shell Ornament or Necklace, American Flag Wood Palette Craft, or master the art of Ductigami (that’s duck tape origami for those that don’t know). Each month enjoy a special live chainsaw art demonstration with Jeff Wheelock. All ages lunch & learn every Wednesday 11am-12pm (arrive 15 minutes early) RSVP required in advance by phone at 251-948-8881 or online at tackyjacks.com, includes lunch, fee: child or adult pricing depends on project, free for spectators and for demo days.
Thursdays: Coast 360 Beach Games is all about a little friendly competition. Kid’s ages 6-11yrs compete every Thursday this summer in relay races, challenges, and brain teasers! All participants get a free lunch from Tacky Jacks, plus prizes for the winners including a trip up the new Coconut Climb rock wall! Parents can compete in a friendly game of water balloon dodgeball for prizes! Event is free for ages 6-11yrs every Thursday from 11am-12pm (arrive early to ensure availability).
Fridays: Oyster Bake Fridays invite you to start your weekend early every Friday from 11am-4pm this summer. Enjoy a waterfront outdoor oyster bake and live music during lunch, corn hole, sand pile, and fun and games for the whole gang! Enjoy fresh oysters grilled to perfection. right in front of you with drink specials available.