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Calendar of Events

Find fun Orange Beach and Gulf Shores events here

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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Bellingrath Gardens and Home
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road
Theodore, AL 36582
251-973-2217

Dates: January 1 - February 28, 2015See Bellingrath's famed Camellias and an interesting winter garden filled with the blooms of ornamental kale, mustard and cabbages, pansies and violas, primrose, cyclamen, tulips, daffodils and hyacinths.

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Feb 1, 2015 - Feb 10, 2015  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Painting in Pastel with Tommy Vogel

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Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Art Gallery
225 East 24th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-2627

Resident artist and teacher, Tommy Vogel, will conduct a six-week class entitled Painting in Pastel.  The class will begin on January 6 from 10:00 a.m. until Noon and will be at the GCAA Art Gallery.  The cost of the six-week course is $130.00 and all supplies are ...

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Feb 1, 2015 - Feb 11, 2015  10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Pottery, Hand-building and Glazing

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Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Art Gallery
225 East 24th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-2627

Professional pottery, Anne Webb, will conduct a six-week class on the art of hand-building and glazing pottery.  Classes will be held at the GCAA Art Gallery beginning on January 7 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.  The cost of the six-week course is $160.00.  ...

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Feb 1, 2015 - Feb 12, 2015  10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Painting with Watercolor

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Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Art Gallery
225 East 24th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-2627

Professional artist and instructor, Rich Willows, will teach a six-week course in painting with watercolor.  The classes will be at the GCAA Art Gallery beginning January 8 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.  The cost of the six-week course is $130.00.  A list o...

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Feb 1, 2015 - Feb 13, 2015  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

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Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Art Gallery
225 East 24th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-2627

Professional artist, Mary Lou Nicolai, nicolaistudioart.com, will be teaching a six-week class in drawing on the right side of the brain.  This fun class will be held at the GCAA Art Gallery beginning January 9 from 10:00 a.m. until Noon.  The cost of the six-week ...

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Feb 1, 2015  1:00 PM

Greg Brown

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Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 East 25th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-967-LULU (5858)

Come to LuLu’s every Sunday afternoon and you will find Greg Brown on stage performing! He has progressed into an amazing songwriter, showing off his talent through his new album “On A Full Moon”, that is receiving rave reviews from his local fans. The album is said to have ...

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Snowbird Showcasing presents: BeachFlight Aviation
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
3150 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-7511

Experience an incredible balance of excitement and scenic beauty as you soar over beautiful Gulf waters along clean white beaches.  These unique aircraft are a joy to fly.  Soon you will feel confident as you maneuver the trike with ease for an unforgettable ...

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Snowbird Showcasing presents: Blue Girl Beading
Orange Beach Welcome Center
23685 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-974-1510

Come by the Orange Beach Welcome Center on Monday, February 2 from 10-Noon and meet the talented folks from Blue Girl Beading.  A unique beading & jewelry boutique with one of a kind style, locally hand made and offering visitors & locals the best in rare be...

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Thomas B. Norton Gulf Shores Library
221 West 19th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-1176

February 2 at 10:30AM – Katharine Carter/John Rottger author of “The Legend of Cooper’s Landing.”

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Snowbird Showcasing presents: Gulf Shores Golf Association
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
3150 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-7511

Alabama’s Gulf Coast is a golf & beach vacation destination combining 7 signature golf courses with a broad array of lodging options including everything from resort-style & "national chain" hotels, to well appointed “on-site” golf condominiums, to luxury beach-front...

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Feb 2, 2015  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brent Burns

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Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 East 25th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-967-LULU (5858)

Brent Burns was born in Seminole, Oklahoma, and moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1958. While attending high school and Community college sports were important, but music was in his blood. Brent soon strapped on an electric guitar and was fronting a rock-n-roll band. Lif...

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Erie Meyer Civic Center
Erie Meyer Civic Center
1930 W. 2nd Street
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-1174

In 1957, The Diamonds released an instant million-selling hit called “Little Darlin’.” This song continues to sell worldwide and has been dubbed “the National Anthem of Rock and Roll”. Relive this hit and their other memorable chart-topping classics like “The Stroll,” “Silho...

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Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge
Tours will meet at the Jeff Friend Trail
12295 State Hwy. 180
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-7720

Beginner and experienced bird watchers, young and old, are welcome to come out and enjoy the beauty of birds and nature itself.

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Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge
Tours will meet at the Mobile Street Beach Parking Lot
12295 State Hwy. 180
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-540-7720

Come join us for a walk along the gulf shore and discover why this dune habitat is so important. The talk includes a bit of history, coastal ecology, and native plants.