Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores Summer Schedule of Fun
May 20, 2019 - Gulf Shores, AL - (OBA®) - Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores presents the 7th Annual Summer of Fun featuring art classes, a hands on nature series, beach games, and a waterfront oyster bake with live music at lunch. Hands on Habitat, Art al Fresco, Tacky Jacks Beach Games, and Oyster Bake Fridays make up a series of weekly lunch time activities offered at the waterfront venue.
 
If you are looking for some afternoon fun this summer then look no further than Tacky Jacks in Gulf Shores. The Summer of Fun series will feature different events to include regional artists, local organizations, and musicians each Tuesday through Friday this summer beginning June 4. A monthly schedule of events is online at www.tackyjacks.com and below.
 
Hands on HabitatTuesdays
Hands on Habitat is a fun and educational hands on nature series presented by  Gulf State Park Nature Center, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Share the Beach, Orange Beach Wildlife Center, Birmingham Audubon, Gulf Coast Center for Ecotourism and Sustainability,  and NUISANCE Group! Kids & adults alike can learn about our ecosystem and interact with the animals that live here with us. The event is free for all ages from 11am-12pm (arrive 15 minutes early), no RSVP required.
 
Art AlfrescoWednesdays
Art al Fresco “A hands on lunch & learn for starving artists of all ages”
Create different works of art & crafts every Wednesday this summer. Projects include: spray paint street art, melted crayon art, string art, shell jewelry, DIY hobo bags or master the art of Ductigami (that’s duck tape origami for those that don’t know). Enjoy free live demo days with a live chainsaw art demonstration with Jeff Wheelock, learn to sculpt with sand with pros from Sand Castle University, get moving with pedal powered spin art, and Ductstravaganza with "Duck Tape Stuck at Prom" finalists. All ages lunch & learn every Wednesday 11am-12pm (arrive 15 minutes early) RSVP required in advance by phone at 251-948-8881 or online at tackyjacks.com, includes lunch, fee: child or adult pricing depends on project, free for spectators and for demo days. Demo days is lunch on your own and is not included.
 
Beach GamesThursdays
Tacky Jacks Beach Games is all about a little friendly competition. Kid’s ages 6-12 compete every Thursday this summer in relay races, challenges, and brain teasers! All participants get a free lunch from Tacky Jacks, prizes, and get to be on TV! Parents can compete in a friendly game of water balloon dodge ball for prizes! Event is free for ages 6-12 every Thursday from 11am-12pm (arrive early to ensure availability).
 
Oyster Bake FridayFridays
Oyster Bake Fridays invite you to start your weekend early every Friday from 11am-4pm this summer. Enjoy a waterfront outdoor oyster bake at the islands only live music venue during lunch, corn hole, sand pile, and fun and games for the whole gang! Enjoy fresh oysters grilled to perfection right in front of you with drink specials available. Live Music schedule available online at www.tackyjacks.com

Schedule of Events:
June 4 - Hands on Habitat with AL Gulf Coast Zoo
June 5 – Art al Fresco - Pedal Powered Spin Art (free demo day, lunch on your own)
June 6 – Beach Games
June 7 – Oyster Bake Fridays with Live Music
June 11 - Hands on Habitat with Gulf State Park
June 12 – Art al Fresco - Spray Paint Street Art ($15)
June 13 – Beach Games
June 14 – Oyster Bake Fridays with Live Music
June 18 - Hands on Habitat with Share the Beach
June 19 – Art al Fresco - Melted Crayon Art ($15)
June 20 – Beach Games
June 21 - Oyster Bake Fridays with Live Music
June 25 - Hands on Habitat with Birmingham Audubon Coastal Programs
June 26 - Art al Fresco - Extreme Chainsaw Art with Jeff Wheelock (free demo day, lunch on your own)
June 27 - Beach Games
June 28 - Oyster Bake Fridays with Live Music

July 2 - Hands on Habitat with NUISANCE Group
July 3 - Art al Fresco - Ductstravaganza with Stuck at Prom contestants (free demo day, lunch on your own)
July 4 - Beach Games
July 5 - Oyster Bake Fridays with Live Music
July 9 - Hands on Habitat with Gulf State Park
July 10 - Art al Fresco with String Art ($15)
July 11 - Beach Games
July 12 - Oyster Bake Fridays with Live Music
July 16 - Hands on Habitat with Orange Beach Wildlife Center
July 17 - Art al Fresco - Sand Castle University (free demo day, lunch on your own)
July 18 - Beach Games
July 19 - Oyster Bake Fridays with Live Music
July 23 - Hands on Habitat with AL Gulf Coast Zoo
July 24 - Art al Fresco - Shell Jewelry ($20)
July 25 - Beach Games
July 26 - Oyster Bake Fridays with Live Music
July 30 - Hands on Habitat with  The Gulf Coast Center for Ecotourism & Sustainability
July 31 - Art al Fresco - DIY Hobo Bag ($20)
 
August 1 - Beach Games