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DISPLAY EVENTS FROM 02/19/2017 to 03/21/2017

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Featured Event

Feb 24, 2017  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Mystical Order of Mirams Parade

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Begins at Wintzell's and ends at Hwy 161, Orange Beach
24131 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

The Mystical Order of Mirams is a women's organization based in Orange Beach with members from all over Baldwin County, as well as Mobile, Birmingham, and even Atlanta.Started in 2006, the founding members of the Mirams, according to the group's web site, "wanted to start a ...

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Feb 25, 2017  5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Mystics of Pleasure Mardi Gras Parade

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Begins at Wintzell's and ends at Hwy 161
24281 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561

According to the written history of the Mystics of Pleasure, "while overlooking the Marina on Cotton Bayou and watching the sun set on a glorious April evening, a group of men planned what was to become ... Pleasure Island's very first nighttime Mardi Gras parading society."...

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Feb 28, 2017  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Gulf Shores Mardi Gras Parade

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Begins at Hwy 59 at Clubhouse Drive and ends at Main Beach Gulf Shores.
Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

The City of Gulf Shores is excited to continue its expanded role as lead organizers for the Gulf Shores Mardi Gras Parade. This history of the Gulf Shores Mardi Gras parade dates back to 1978 when a group of locals decided Gulf Shores needed a parade. Those locals formed the...

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Feb 28, 2017  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Orange Beach Mardi Gras Parade

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Begins at Wintzell's and ends at Hwy 161, Orange Beach
24131 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 981-6979

The Orange Beach Parade started way back when as a loose confederation of groups, large and small, that wanted to parade by the beach.About 10 years ago, the city of Orange Beach stepped in and took over the planning of the parade. It's still open to participation by just ab...

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Mar 11, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

43rd Annual Festival of Art

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43rd Annual Festival of Art
Waterfront Park
26389 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
251-981-ARTS (2787)

Festival of Art celebrates an extraordinary amount of arts and artists from visual arts and fine arts and crafts to glass artists, potters, painters, sculptors, watercolorists, textile artists and wood artists. The event will also hold a kid's art alley, a culinary arts cour...

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Mar 17, 2017 - Mar 18, 2017  7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

C Spire Concert Series presents Luke Bryan: Kill the Lights Tour ...

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C Spire Concert Series presents Luke Bryan: Kill the Lights Tour with special guests Brett Eldredge and Brett Young
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
The Amphitheater at The Wharf
23325 Amphitheater Dr.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(800) 745-3000

First night sold out Friday March 17. Tickets on sale online, at the Wharf box office, or charge by phone.

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February 19
Featured Event

Feb 19, 2017  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Neptune's Daughters Mardi Gras Parade

Mardi Gras
Mobile; Route A
Dauphin Street
Mobile, AL 36602

The first ball was held in 1996, and the first parade was in 1997. Neptune's Daughters has grown from a charter membership of 21 to more than 300 members in less than two decades.The group's emblem is a mermaid, and its logo depicts Neptune flanked by two mermaids. The Neptu...

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Feb 19, 2017  6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

OOI Mardi Gras Parade

Mardi Gras
Mobile; Route A
Dauphin Street
Mobile, AL 36602

A ladies' organization, the OOI was formed in 2008, held its first ball in 2009, and staged its first parade in 2010 with an impressive nine floats.As so often happens, OOI was formed after a number of friends in one of the established groups decided to splinter off. From th...

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Feb 18, 2017 - Feb 19, 2017  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

2017 World Team Tennis Gulf Shores Tournament

2017 World Team Tennis Gulf Shores Tournament
The Beach Club
The Beach Club
925 Beach Club Trail
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Ready for something different in the tennis world? This is an awesome new way to play tennis and tournaments are popping up all over! Matches will be played at The Beach Club and Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club. It's $40 to register and they will have food, entertainment, an...

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Feb 17, 2017 - Feb 19, 2017  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Mobile Area Orchid Society's 40th annual Orchid Show and Sale at ...

Nature
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd.
Theodore, AL 36582
(251) 973-2217

Mobile Area Orchid Society members will display their best orchids and will be available to answer questions and provide tips on growing and caring for orchids. Vendors will also be selling orchids, supplies and accessories.

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Feb 17, 2017 - Feb 19, 2017  12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Mobile Area Orchid Society's 40th Orchid Show and Sale

Nature
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd.
Theodore, AL 36582
2519732217

The Mobile Area Orchid Society members will display their best orchids and will be available to answer questions and provide tips on growing and caring for orchids. Vendors will also sell orchids, supplies and accessories. There is no admission fee to attend the Orchid Show,...

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Feb 19, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Snowbird production of Let?s Murder Marsha

Arts & Culture
South Baldwin Community Theatre
South Baldwin Community Theatre
2022 W. 2nd St.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-6721

Marsha and Tobias Gilmore are a very well-to-do couple, living in an upscale apartment near New York City. Marsha is addicted to reading murder mysteries, much to the dismay of her husband.  When she hears her husband plotting a surprise for her birthday, she misunderstands ...

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Feb 5, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Greg Brown

Music & Nightlife
Lucy Buffett's LuLu's
200 E. 25th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 967-5858

Greg Brown, a finger-style guitarist, uses the entire acoustic guitar- neck, body and strings- to discover the limitless combinations of rhythm and melody the instrument possesses. His love of acoustic guitar has led him to write songs that reflect its power, beauty and rang...

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Nov 20, 2016 - Mar 12, 2017  5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Locals Night

Culinary
Voyagers at Perdido Beach Resort
Voyagers at Perdido Beach Resort
27200 Perdido Beach Boulevard\r\n27200 Perdido Beach Resot
251-981-9811

Come chill with us and enjoy the musical stylings of Emmy nominated singer-song writer, John Lee Sanders along with our special locals discounts on Sunday nights. Get 25% off food in Voyagers and up to 50% off select wines.

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Jan 29, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017  2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sunday Couples Scramble

Golf
9530 Clubhouse Dr.
Foley, AL 36535
251-955-1220

The Sunday Couples Scramble is each Sunday on the 9-hole Lakes course. Sign up by 2 p.m. the Saturday before to enjoy golf, fellowship and prizes. The cost is $15 plus tax per player and $5 additional for prizes. Register at GlenLakes Golf Shop, or call 251-955-1220. We look...

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February 20
Featured Event
Orange Beach Welcome Center
Orange Beach Welcome Center
23685 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Join Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism for this free educational series featuring our local artisans. Visit anytime during this two-hour showcase to see Celia Dionne of Clara's Loom and Coastal Textile Center demonstrate the art of weaving a bias square.

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