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April - Nov, 2018
Practices typically begin at 11:30 a.m. central time; 9am-10am on May 18, July 6 and September 
2018 Blue Angels Practice Schedule
National Museum of Naval Aviation, 1750 Radford Blvd. Pensacola, FL 32508
Although the team travels the country during the year, they return home to NAS Pensacola in Florida most weeks. In order to stay proficient in their demanding routine, they traditionally fly practice performances over the base on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during airshow season (March through November). Look below for their planned practice dates, but keep in mind that these can and do change as the year progresses due to things like weather or other circumstances.

May 25 - Aug 12, 2018
Summer Shows at OWA
OWA, 1501 S. OWA Blvd. Foley, AL 36535
OWA is celebrating summer in style! Join us for fun and interactive LIVE performances throughout OWA all summer long. Show times vary, so please click on specific performances to view their schedules!

July 1 - 6:00 PM
USSSA Opening Ceremony and Parade
The Wharf in Orange Beach
Join us for the USSSA Opening Ceremony in the Amphitheater and parade on Main Street! Gates open at 6pm and parade begins at 7:15pm. 

July 3 - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
WWI Photo Gallery Living History Event
Fort Morgan, 110 Hwy 180 Gulf Shores, AL 36542
General Admission from 8am to 5pm

Photo galleries to include domestic life, recreation, military training, medical and cavalry at Fort Morgan during WWI will be stationed inside the fort.  There will be living history participants, dressed in period clothing, stationed throughout to answer questions and provide additional information.

July 3 - 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Independence Day Street Party and Fireworks
The Wharf in Orange Beach, 4830 Main St. Orange Beach, AL 36561
As you make plans to attend this event during these confirmed 2018 dates, we will update this section with more details as soon as we learn of them. Meanwhile, last year's details are included below for you. Activities begin at 5 p.m. Fireworks take place over Main Street at 8:45pm, SPECTRA Sound & Light Spectacular will follow the fireworks. Kids activities to include: bouncy houses, rock climbing wall, face painting ($5-$10), monkey and llamas to feed and pet, surfboard simulator, games, prizes and more! 

July 4 - 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2018 The Shark Run
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar, 17401 Perdido Key Dr. Perdido Key, FL 32507
Participants run a four-mile course on road surface along the Gulf throughout the race. Course is flat, flat, flat.
Original ADVENTURE Run participants run two miles road on road surface followed by 2.5 miles beach sand. Each participant wears a Flag football belt throughout the race.
On the beach portion of the race, "sharks" will try to steal the flags. Each participant is given the opportunity to recover the stolen flags. Participants must have flags intact when crossing the finish line to order to eligible for awards.

July 4 - 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The City of Gulf Shores Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier • 20800 E. Beach Blvd. Gulf Shores AL 36542
The City of Gulf Shores will celebrate the Fourth of July with a stunning fireworks display, beginning at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Fireworks will be shot from the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier.

July 9, 16, 23, 30 - 8:45 PM
Sparks After Dark Fireworks Show
The Wharf
The Sparks After Dark fireworks show will flash to life again this summer! You’ll have a weekly chance to catch the high-flying flickers in action thanks to our gracious sponsors. Bring the gang along and set up on Main Street for the best vantage point of the vibrant skies. Keep your eyes peeled for Starla the Starfish as she struts the pavement during the display. Experience the snap, crackle and pop of color all summer long!

July 10 - 14, 2018
2018 Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf
4673 Wharf Parkway Orange Beach, AL 36561
Free to spectators
So, what makes the Blue Marlin Grand Championshipof the Gulf such a special event? Here's your answer... The over-the-top weigh-in experience appropriately billed as "the greatest show in sportfishing."
Unlike any other tournament, you and your team are the stars of the show, and will experience the kind of V.I.P. "rock star" treatment you will find nowhere else. The BMGC has been recognized as one of the Top 20 events in the Southeast

July 13 - 15, 2018
4th Annual End of The Road Festival
South Baldwin Community Theatre, 2022 W. 2nd St. Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Tickets are $10 for Friday and Sunday, including the receptions. Saturday night?s outdoor show is free, but donations will be accepted.
The 4th Annual End of the Road New Play Festival and Beach Party will be held July 13-15 an include a Friday evening opening night reception at 6:30 p.m., with the performance beginning at 7 p.m. On Saturday, plays will be performed on SBCT’s outdoor stage with patrons invited to bring their own food, beverages, folding chairs and blankets for an evening of theatre under the stars beginning at 7 p.m. The closing reception, talkback with the playwrights and presentation of awards will follow Sunday’s 2:30 p.m. performance.
Tickets are $10 for Friday and Sunday, including the receptions. Saturday night’s outdoor show is free, but donations will be accepted.

July 20, - August 12, 2018
The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents Cinderella-The Musical
Playhouse in the Park
4851 Museum Dr. Mobile, AL
Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended.
This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents our original musical Cinderella - The Musical.  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family!

July 23, 2018
Gulf State Park Shark Week
Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier, 20800 E. Beach Blvd. Gulf Shores, AL 36542
$3 daily fee.
Gulf State Park Shark Week will be held on July 23-27 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Gulf State Park Pier. Shark educational displays and experiences, crafts, games, activities, pier sightseeing and scavenger hunts. Admission is $3 daily fee wristbands will include activities, games and sightseeing.

July 29, 2018 8:00 PM
Dave Matthews Band
The Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach
Tickets Here

August 02, 2018
Miranda Lambert & Little Big Town in Concert
The Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach
MIRANDA LAMBERT & LITTLE BIG TOWN are coming to The Wharf Amphitheater on Thursday, August 2nd as part of the 2018 CSpire Concert Series! Tickets on sale Friday, February 16th at 10am - online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone (800.745.3000) or at the Wharf Box Office..
Tickets Here

August 02, - August 04, 2018
Jennifer Clair Moore 21st Annual Professional Rodeo
Foley Horse Arena
113 E Rosetta Ave Foley AL 36535
Gates Open at 5:30pm – Rodeo Action at 8:00pm
ADMISSION: $35 Reserved Seating (includes seat cushion) $15 Adults $8 Children 3 – 12 2 and under FREE

The Foundation’s primary fundraiser is the Annual Professional Rodeo, an award-winning Professional Cowboy Association event. This event attracts thousands of fans who cheer on professional cowboys and cowgirls from across the South. All proceeds from the 2018 Rodeo benefit local Peer Helper Programs in schools across Baldwin County.

 August 04, 2018 6:00AM - 3:00PM
Fifth Annual Bayou La Batre Kayak Classic
Bayou la Batre State Docks
14772 State Docks Rd. Bayou La Batre, AL 36509
Adult 16-up: $30, Junior 4-15: $20

Fish along the coastline of Bayou La Batre and the Gulf of Mexico at the largest kayak fishing tournament in Alabama. Compete for $10,000 in cash and prizes plus more than 33 different awards including Master and Junior Angler divisional titles! 

 August 04, 2018
Fort Morgan Living History - Battle of the Bay
Fort Morgan
51 State Highway 180 West Gulf Shores AL 36542
Commemoration of the Battle of Mobile Bay Event : A one day living history event commemorating the events that happened at Mobile Bay August 5-23, 1864.  The fort will come to life with drills and demonstrations of artillery by historical interpreters.

 August 04, 2018
Living Histroy Flight Experience
The Wharf
The Friends of Army Aviation Living History Flight Experience will be hosting flights on a historical aircraft on Saturday, August 4th, 10am-5pm from The Wharf helipad across from Burris Farm Market.Rides will be $50 per person.

 August 08, 2018 7:30PM - 9:00PM
A Night with the Red Planet "Mars"
Foley Public Library Upstairs Meeting Room
319 E. Laurel Ave., Foley Foley AL 36535
Commemoration of the Battle of Mobile Bay Event : A one day living history event commemorating the events that happened at Mobile Bay August 5-23, 1864.  The fort will come to life with drills and demonstrations of artillery by historical interpreter


 August 09, 2018 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Marty Haggard Tribute to my Dad Tour
Foley Civic Center
407 E Laurel Ave Foley AL 36535
Join Marty Haggard, the oldest son of the legendary Merle Haggard, as he shares some of the greatest country music every written and recorded. Marty will share stories of the past, growing up by his dad’s side while he was writing and recording these timeless, classic songs. Marty will be accompanied by world-class musicians and the show will include some of Marty’s original songs as well. Marty has had his own accomplished career, performing country music for forty years, but about ten years ago, his love for his dad and his music inspired Marty to pay tribute to his dad through stories and songs. If you love real country music, you’ll enjoy this show! Marty will be available after the show to meet, greet and sign autographs. This is a family friendly event.

Tickets are $25 if purchased in advance and will be $30 on day of show at the door.

 August 08, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Disney's The Lion King Jr.
South Baldwin Community Theater
2022 West 2nd Street Gulf Shores AL 36542
ADMISSION: Adults $15.00 Students $9.95

Disney’s The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world and nowthis one-of-a-kind musical of theAfrican savannah comes to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle . . . and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.
Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI)

 August 18, 2018 4:00PM - 8:00PM
Anchored Beach Fest
Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf, 4671 Wharf Pkwy. Orange Beach, AL 36561
We are pleased to announce that Anchored Beach Fest is set for Saturday, August 18 from 4-8 p.m. at the Orange Beach Event Center at the Wharf. Doors open at 3 p.m. Anchored is a community event combining churches, civic organizations, non-profits and businesses for a family-friendly evening with fun, food, and positive, inspiring music and message. Anchored is a unique opportunity for your church, youth group, business, non-profit to touch the community in a special way. We hope you will consider participating in Anchored through sponsorship and volunteering. Retail and food vendor booths available, as well as booths for non-profits to provide information about their services. 

 August 25, 2018 
Keith Urban in Concert
Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf, 4671 Wharf Pkwy. Orange Beach, AL 36561
KEITH URBAN with special guest KELSEA BALLERINI is coming to The Wharf Amphitheater on Saturday, August 25th as part of the 2018 CSpire Concert Series! Tickets on sale Friday, March 16th at 10am - online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone (800.745.3000) or at the Wharf Box Office.

September 13 - 15, 2018 
The Wharf Uncorked Food & Wine Festival
Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf, 4671 Wharf Pkwy. Orange Beach, AL 36561
The three day event combines tastings of delicious food and tantalizing wines, live entertainment, a pinch of southern flare and a dash of Gulf Coast hospitality. This event will raise funds for Make-A-Wish® Alabama – an organization devoted to granting wishes to Alabama children with life-threatening medical conditions. Help us make wishes come true for Alabama kids! We are proud to announce that the 2017 Wharf Uncorked Event raised over $20,000 for Make-A-Wish® Alabama through generous donations, live and silent auctions, and our Chef Table Raffle!

October 04, 2018  7:00PM - 10:00PM
Festival of Flavor Kick Off Dinner
Wolf Bay Lodge
20801 Miflin Road Foley AL 36535
Kick-off the Festival with our annual dinner, Chicago Street Supper Club, on Thursday, October 4. The dinner is a five course meal served with wines from around the world. The dinner is held at Wolf Bay Lodge in Foley, Alabama with food being prepared by Chef Ira Gallon. Dinner is $75/person.

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