2021 Blue Angels Practice Schedule
Tuesday, Jun 01, 2021 - Wednesday, Nov 03, 2021 Gates open at 9:30 and practices start at 10:30 a.m., unless otherwise noted.
The Blues are Back! For those who have access to NAS Pensacola, the National Naval Aviation Museum is pleased to open the flight line behind the museum to view Blue Angels practice flight demonstrations. Gates open at 9:30 AM and the Blues are scheduled to take to the skies at 10:30 AM. The 2021 practice dates are subject to change, are as follows: May 11, 12, 18, 19 June 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 30 July 7, 13, 14, 20, 21 August 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 September 8,14, 15, 21 October 20, 26, 27 November 2,3 *The practice dates are subject to change. Access to the flight line behind the museum opens at 9:30 AM and the Blue Angels are scheduled to fly at 10:30 AM. For the safety of our visitors, masking and social-distancing requirements will be in effect on the flight line. **Remember, the museum and these practices are open to DoD ID cardholders and their guests who can access NAS Pensacola.**
Brandon Styles VARIETY SHOW - Comedy, Magic & 60 Impressions!
Tuesday, Mar 02, 2021 - Tuesday, Dec 28, 2021 From: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tickets starting at $19.00 +tax, VIP tickets available Gulf Coast’s #1 Variety Show! Brandon will awe you during this one-man variety show with nearly 60 different singing and speaking impressions from your favorite celebrities ranging from Frank Sinatra to Justin Bieber while he mixes in the perfect amount of comedy, dance, audience participation, ventriloquism, and award-winning magic in a fast-paced, 60-minute show for all ages!
Flora-Bama Bulls On The Beach
September 9 - 10 2021
Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar
Bring the family to the Flora-Bama Sept. 9-11 for the annual Bulls on the Beach for adrenaline-pumping bull riding! This high-energy, rock-and-roll rodeo will feature professional bull riders.
Labor Day Car Show
September 9, 2021 • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Returning for its fourth year, the OWA Labor Day Car Show is back on Saturday, Sept. 4! Save the date! Schedule and event details TBA.
During this socially-distanced event, cars of all makes and models will be on display throughout the Southern-style streets of Downtown OWA. With hot rods and custom builds lining the street, this car show is picture-perfect.
Brett Robinson Alabama Coastal Triathlon
September 11, 2021 • 5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Gulf Shores Main Public Beach
Team Magic is very excited to partner once again with the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission, the City of Gulf Shores, and The Hangout to bring you this great destination triathlon for the 14th year! The Brett-Robinson Alabama Coastal Triathlon and it's little sister, the Coastal "Tri-It-On" Triathlon, will be sponsored by Brett-Robinson and hosted by The Hangout.
35th Annual Taste of South Baldwin
September 16, 2021 • 6:00 PM
Foley Civic Center
The Taste of South Baldwin is an annual food tasting event sponsored by the Optimist Club of Foley, Alabama. Set in a cheerful background of music, silent auction and fun activity, the Taste is a festive occasion at which our patrons may sample delicious cuisine provided by our fine participating restaurants and vendors. It’s an opportunity for restaurants and patrons to make a connection that lasts well beyond the event, as most patrons of the Taste will go in search of more than a “taste” of the amazing cuisine they sampled at this exciting fall event.
For thirty-five years the Taste of South Baldwin has been the primary fund-raising event, providing the Optimist Club of Foley with funds to support its many youth activities and programs. We sponsor oratorical and essay contests, scholarships, academic and athletic activities for students, respect for law, recognition of teachers, scouting, Christmas for underprivileged children and other community functions. We are our community’s Friend of Youth. Everything we do is for the children of our community.
Join us for OWA Island Movie Nights!
September 11, 2021 • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
The Island Amphitheater at OWA
Island Movie Nights.
Save the date for Island Movie Nights, Saturdays in the fall at OWA!
Evoke a sense of nostalgia at this free, family-friendly series of events featuring special activities for the whole family. Join us under the stars at on the Island Amphitheater in Downtown OWA.
Bring a chair, blanket, or towel and enjoy an evening outdoors on the lawn. Relax together as a family and let OWA provide the entertainment free of charge. Popcorn, snacks, and drinks are available for purchase at the Boathouse, or you can pick up a meal to-go from one of our amazing eateries in Downtown OWA.
Create timeless memories with your family and enjoy an evening of cinema. Check back to see what’s showing next!
34th Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup
September 18, 2021 • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
You or your organization can volunteer to clean Alabama’s coastal waterways and beaches on Saturday, September 18, 2020 from 8am – 12pm. Over 87,000 volunteers have assisted in this event since Alabama joined the International Coastal Cleanup in 1987. We are grateful to the many helping hands and hearts who have pitched in to benefit our priceless natural resources.
The Alabama Coastal Cleanup is coordinated through the Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources State Lands Division, Coastal Section, and the Alabama People Against A Littered State (PALS).
Locations vary, please visit our website to select your location and Cleanup Captain.
Boy Scout Troop 145/251-504-2616
Check-In: Tent at Aquila Seafood
The Annual John L. Borom Alabama Coastal Birdfest
October 6 - 7, 2021
Always the first full weekend of October, birders know the Alabama Gulf Coast is a prime spot to see birds during the fall migration, and since 2004, BirdFest has attracted visitors from more than 27 states and Canada—many returning multiple times.
Join us for the Alabama Coastal BirdFest, a birding and nature festival, and experience many opportunities to see birds, alligators, wildflowers, dolphins, and other wildlife, and learn about their habitats! Plus, we will offer workshops at 5 Rivers Delta Center.
The Annual National Shrimp Festival
October 7 - 10, 2021
Savor fresh from the Gulf seafood at the Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event that attracts over 300,000 people. The festival will play host to more than 100 hours of musical entertainment featuring a lineup of national, regional, and local acts. There will be musical acts to please all palates, including blues, Motown, southern rock, jazz, zydeco, and country. The music plays daily Thursday through Sunday.
Food is another highlight of the festival with 50 local and regional vendors lining the boardwalk at the public beach with mouth-watering delights.
Art lovers will have almost 200 booths of fine art and arts and crafts vendors from which to choose.
Park After Dark at OWA
October 23 - 24, 2021
6pm - 9pm
Head inside The Park at OWA for a variety of kid-friendly events and activities. From a singing pumpkin telling jokes to trick-or-treating with special characters and even a special hay maze, Park After Dark creates the perfect Halloween fun event time and time again for your family. So grab the kiddos and spend a few Halloween-themed evenings in The Park as they trick-or-treat and make lasting memories! Feel free to arrive in character (nothing too scary, please) and enjoy the Park’s rides in your favorite Halloween ensembles. Remember, the Park is a no-scare zone, just silly spooks behind the gates! But if you want to keep it scare-free all season long (even outside The Park gates), you can purchase a No Boo necklace for protection from ghouls and goblins. No Boo necklaces are sold at The Park ticket window and Parkside Gift Shop.
Elberta Sausage Festival
Elberta Town Park
October 30 8:00AM - 5:00PM, 2021
Festival Update: At this time, we intend on having a full in-person festival on October 30th with vendors in attendance. If you would like to submit your application to be a vendor, please complete the online application process at http://festapp.elbertafire.com. As always, this event will be held in the Elberta Town Park as a rain or shine outdoor event. Join us at the German Sausage Festival for Elberta’s famous “One With Two Without” German sausage & sauerkraut, plus continuous entertainment for adults and children, and over 200 arts & crafts booths. Other scrumptious foods will include German style filled cabbage, potato salad, goulash, red beans & rice, hamburgers, hot dogs, BBQ sandwiches, ice cream, popcorn and peanuts. There will be baked goods as well as arts & crafts for sale at the festival. Carnival rides, polka, country, contemporary and German music will also be provided for entertainment.
37th Annual Frank Brown International Songwriters' Festival
November 4 - 14, 2021
This annual songwriters and listeners event runs across multiple venues at different times. To be sure you don't miss one of your favorites, please be sure to research venues and times at the event website. Festival attendees enjoy an up-close and personal concert experience and are often able to learn the stories behind the songs as told by the original author. Venues of all kinds welcome the over 200 songwriters that come from around the country and around the world.
The Annual Oyster Cook-Off Craft Spirits & Beer Weekend At The Hangout
November 5 - 6, 2021
Craft Beer Festival will be held Friday, November 1 from 6 -11 p.m. Enjoy tastings of dozens of craft beers and live music. The all-inclusive ticket includes samples from all of our craft brewers and live entertainment all night long. Admission is included with VIP tickets. Taste beers more than 60 beers from over 30 breweries. Tickets are available for the advance price of $40. Your ticket includes specialty beers from all of our craft brewers, live music and our Brew B'que featuring a great lineup of chefs cooking up some of the best BBQ you've ever tasted!
Annual Magnolia Run
November 11, 2021 • 6:30AM - 11:00AM
Runners, walkers and those who enjoy the outdoors are sure to have a blast participating in the Magnolia Run, Presented by South Baldwin Regional Medical Center on Saturday, November 6 in Magnolia Springs, Alabama. The Magnolia Run is a 5K Run, 5K Race/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run that welcomes around 200 participants and takes place in Magnolia Springs down a beautiful scenic route with majestic oak branch canopies overhanging the road, lovely azaleas, flowering plants, and historic homes. A portion of each runner registration will be donated to Turkey Take-Out. This run is stroller and dog friendly.
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