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Beach FestivalExplore 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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Jul 23, 2014 - Aug 22, 2014  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lorraine Owen exhibit

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Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach
26389 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-ARTS (2787)

Lorraine Owen, of Gulf Shores, will be featured as the exhibiting artist in the main gallery of the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach from July 1 through Aug. 22, with a reception July 18 from 5-7 p.m. The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach gallery hours are 9 a.m. till 4...

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Jul 23, 2014 - Aug 9, 2014  4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Art of Alabama Food Exhibit Coastal Alabama Farmers’ and Fisherme...

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Compleat Studio
4851 Main St.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

4-8 p.m.Showcasing local ingredients at their finest, this event will include a small-scale Farmers’ and Fishermen’s Market featuring some of the freshest foods the area has to offer.

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256-990-0978

Batter up!  The girls take the fields in this exciting World Series tournament!  Don't miss the action with over 100 teams participating. 

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Down Under Dive Shop
1129 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-3483

Get your whole family involved in scuba diving so you can share extraordinary memories together and take your vacations to new depths. Check out PADI’s youth camps for children starting as young as eight years old.The PADI Seal Team is for young divers who are looking for ac...

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Jul 23, 2014 - Jul 24, 2014  10:00 AM

Free Summer Kids Show at Cobb Pinnacle 14

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Cobb Pinnacle 14 Theatres
3780 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Shows start at 10am every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Doors open at 9:30am. Same day ticketing only June 17, 18, 19 Turbo (PG) June 24, 25, 26 Epic (PG) July 1, 2, 3 The Croods (PG) July 8, 9, 10 The Smurfs 2 (PG) July 15, 16, 17 The Lego Movie (PG) July...

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Jul 23, 2014 - Jul 25, 2014  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ocean Camp The Abyss & Above

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Ocean Camp
Perdido Beach Resort
27200 Perdido Beach Boulevard
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-802-8605

Explore the ocean layers and how they are different! To register visit www.facebook.com/oceancamp/info

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Jul 23, 2014 - Jul 25, 2014  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ocean Camp The Abyss & Above

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Ocean Camp
Perdido Beach Resort
27200 Perdido Beach Boulevard
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-802-8605

Explore the ocean layers and how they are different! To register visit www.facebook.com/oceancamp/info

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Jul 23, 2014  12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Summertime Wonderful Wednesdays

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

Dates:  Wednesdays from June 4 – July 30, 2014Who knew Wednesday could be so wonderful? Every Wednesday, enjoy a special program about Bellingrath Gardens and Home, gardening, local history and nature.  Topics include Summer Gardening, The Bellingrath Collections, ...

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Jul 23, 2014  9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Make Your Own Glass

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Make Your Own Glass
The Hot Shop at The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach
26389 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-2787

Call to reserve your space, (251) 981-ARTS (2787).Appointments are available Tuesday-Friday at 9 a.m. and cost $50 per person. The small group class offers a 2.5 hour session where guests watch demonstrations by resident glass artists Adam Burges and Kerry Parks, then choose...

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Jul 23, 2014  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Kidcam Summer Camp

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Gulf State Park
22050 Campground Road
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-7275

Kidcam Summer Camp is the perfect day camp for both locals and visitors to the area. Offering 9 weeks of summer fun with all the best activities offered at Gulf State Park.Full Summer and weekly camp sessions are available online now for registration for locals. Daily rates ...

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Jul 23, 2014  11:00 AM

Art al Fresco

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Tacky Jack's Gulf Shores
240 East 24th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-8881

Art al Fresco Wednesday Create new works of art & crafts every Wednesday this summer. Participate in painting, drawing, clay, jewelry and ductigami classes by the best local and regional artists around and enjoy special monthly live art demonstrations. All Ag...

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Jul 23, 2014  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Art al Fresco at Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores

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