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January 16, 2017 - Orange Beach, AL (OBA) - Christina Christian along with her producer, Justin Sable Fobes are proud to present Christina’s Single Release “Quirky Little Thing” campaign party on Friday, February 10th from 8:00 P.M. to 12:00 A.M. The “Silent Sea” Pre-Order Campaign Party takes place at The Hot Spot Music and Grub located at the Wharf in Orange Beach, AL at 4780 Wharf Parkway.
Americana/Country Artist, singer, songwriter Christina Christian and veteran Gulf Coast musicians join together on “Silent Sea” to produce ballads, a witty song about modern life, a sweet melody on mandolin and guitar, a jazzy R&B number, and then reaches deep for a soulful expression of values in a troubled world. She tops it all with her new single “Quirky Little Thing”. Christina’s all original and skillfully developed sounds blend into a seamless flow of powerful lyrics and modern but traditional sounds. Her debut album “Silent Sea” is due out this Spring of 2017. One fan said, “It's music from the heart that hits you right between the eyes.”
$100 plus class supply fee of $15
by Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism
January 10, 2017 - Orange Beach, AL -(OBA) - Mardi Gras parades kick off event lineup from February through May
Mardi Gras, which originated across Mobile Bay in Mobile, Alabama, takes on a family-friendly vibe in Alabama’s beach destination as the Carnival season kicks off a dynamic spring event lineup. The following major events take place in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach from late February through May 2017:
Mystical Order of Mirams Mardi Gras Parade
Date: Feb. 24
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Orange Beach; begins on Perdido Beach Boulevard at Wintzell’s Oyster House (24131 Perdido Beach Blvd.) and ends at Highway 161
Mystics of Pleasure Mardi Gras Parade
Date: Feb. 25
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Orange Beach; begins at Wintzell’s Oyster House (24131 Perdido Beach Blvd.) and ends at Perdido Dunes (27070 Perdido Beach Blvd.)
January 7, 2017 - Fort Morgan, AL (FMA) - The Coast Guard rescued two people from a vessel taking on water approximately 2 miles offshore Fort Morgan, Alabama, Friday.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 10:20 p.m. that a 24-foot pleasure craft with two people on board was taking on water approximately 2 miles offshore Fort Morgan.
416 PM CST Tue Jan 3 2017 NWS Damage Survey For the 01/02/17 Gulf Shores Alabama Thunderstorm Wind Event...
Path Length /statute/: 1 mile
Path Width /maximum/: 650 yards
Start Time: 2:47 pm CST
Start Location: Near intersection of Hwy 59 & Hwy 182
End Time: 2:48 pm CST
End Location: Just East of Hwy 59 & South of Hwy 180
December 1, 2016 - Gulf Shores, AL (GSA) - Rea Schuessler was one of thirty-five fellow PGA of America section qualifiers from throughout the United States to advance to the 78th KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship to be held May 25-28, 2017 at Trump National Golf Club, Washington D.C., in Potomac Falls, VA. Founded in 1937, the prestigious Senior PGA Championship is the most historic major championship in senior golf with a list of winners including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gene Sarazen, Tom Watson, Lee Trevino, Hale Irwin, Gary Player, and Sam Snead. Schuessler will be one of only 156 players from throughout the country competing for the infamous Albert S. Bourne Trophy and title of 2017 Senior PGA Champion. The tournament will consist of four rounds of stroke play with the first two broadcast on the Golf Channel and the final two championship rounds aired on NBC. Specific air times will be determined as the event draws closer with tee times generally running from early morning through mid-afternoon.
The Alabama Gulf Coast Christmas Boat Parade takes place on Saturday, December 10th. The parade will start at Lulu's Homeport Marina at 5:00pm and travel east on the Intracoastal Waterway, around Bear Point and turn south then east back to Cobalt The Restaurant at Perdido Pass.
There are lots of great viewing areas along Canal Road between Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, as well as The Wharf. You can also watch the Christmas Boat Parade coming into the docks at Cobalt the Restaurant, where the after-the-parade party takes place.