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Explore the activities happening along the Alabama Gulf Coast and decide how you want to spend your vacation. You can be as busy as you want. With the plethora of events and activities offered, there’s something for everyone, from the young to the young-at-heart. Festivals, plays, music, history, sports and nature are just some of the wide variety of Orange Beach and Gulf Shores events you can find here year-round. Discover a whole new level of options when you vacation on Alabama's white-sand beaches. 

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DISPLAY EVENTS FROM 02/12/2016 to 03/13/2016

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October 04
Featured Event

Oct 4, 2015 - Mar 6, 2016  1:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Sunday Skin's Games

Golf
Orange Beach Golf Center & Driving Range
Orange Beach Golf Center & Driving Range
4700 Easy St.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

The Orange Beach Golf Center is gearing up to start their Sunday Skin's Games. First date of play will be October 4th. The games take place the first Sunday of each month October - April. Folks gather at the Pro Shop for complimentary hot dogs prior to the 1:00 pm Shotgun St...

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January 05
Featured Event

Jan 5, 2016 - Mar 8, 2016  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Poetry Writing & Coffee

Arts & Culture
Poetry Writing & Coffee
Orange Beach Recreation Center
4849 S. Wilson Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-2787

Learn how to write poetry in a welcoming environment. No previous experience required. Instructor Jessica Jones will share information on writing exercises, literary devices, free verse and form, rhyming and more. Jones earned her Master's of Arts in English with a Creative ...

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January 06
Featured Event

Jan 6, 2016 - Feb 24, 2016  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Winter Clay Classes

Arts & Culture
Clay Studio
26389 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-ARTS(2787)

Wheel Throwing is an eight week session to be held Jan. 6 - Feb. 24  from 1 - 3 p.m. and includes 25 lbs. of clay with additional clay available for purchase.Open to beginner and intermediate skill levels students will learn the basics of wheel throwing, trimming, glazi...

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January 07
Featured Event

Jan 7, 2016 - Feb 25, 2016  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Winter Clay Classes

Arts & Culture
Clay Studio
26389 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-ARTS(2787)

Wheel Throwing is an eight week session to be held Jan. 7- Feb. 25 from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. and includes 25 lbs. of clay with additional clay available for purchase.Open to beginner and intermediate skill levels, students will learn the basics of wheel throwing, trimming, glazi...

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Jan 7, 2016 - Feb 25, 2016  5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Winter Clay Classes

Arts & Culture
Clay Studio
26389 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-ARTS(2787)

Wheel Throwing is an eight week session to be held Jan. 7- Feb. 25 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. and includes 25 lbs. of clay with additional clay available for purchase.Open to beginner and intermediate skill levels, students will learn the basics of wheel throwing, trimming, glazi...

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January 08
Featured Event

Jan 8, 2016 - Mar 4, 2016  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Beginner Ballroom Dance

Arts & Culture
Beginner Ballroom Dance
Orange Beach Recreation Center
4849 S. Wilson Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 981-4119

Aside from the social aspect of dance, ballroom dancing also produces many physical and good mood benefits. It can be a fantastic stress reliever! Ballroom dancing can boost your self-confidence, and improve your overall health. Learn basic steps in Waltz, Rhumba, Cha Cha, F...

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January 11
Featured Event

Jan 11, 2016 - Feb 15, 2016  9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Let's Paint with Jane Sellier

Arts & Culture
Orange Beach Community Center
4849 S Wilson Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Bring your painting supplies, a picture to use as a painting reference and a canvas or watercolor paper size of your choice.This class encourages you to express your own style in your own medium.Jane and Barbara will both be available to help you approach the subject and how...

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January 13
Featured Event

Jan 13, 2016 - Feb 24, 2016  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Winter Wednesdays

Nature
Winter Wednesdays
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Bellingrath Gardens and Home Magnolia Room
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd.
Theodore, AL 36582
251-973-2217

Even during the cold season, Bellingrath Gardens is filled with blooms and beauty! Gulf Coast residents and visitors are invited to join us at our Winter Wednesdays series in January and February for sessions on gardening, history and more. By tradition, the series kicks off...

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January 26
Featured Event

Jan 26, 2016 - Mar 3, 2016  8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Free Guided Tours

Nature
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge
12295 State Hwy.180 W.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 540-7720

Come join us and learn about the plants, wildlife, ecology, and history found on the refuge. Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge will be offering free guided tours on Tu., Wed., and Th. of each week starting on Jan. 26 and continuing until Mar. 3. The tours include a Bird Wa...

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February 01
Featured Event

Feb 1, 2016 - Feb 29, 2016  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brent Burns

Music & Nightlife
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 E. 25th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Brent Burns was born in Seminole, Oklahoma, and moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1958. Brent has called Gulf Shores home since 1972. In 2006, he was named "Official Music Ambassador of the Alabama Gulf Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau." A twice wounded, Purple Heart awarded ...

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