Gulf Coast Buzz Calendar for Nov. 3 - 9

Your weekly guide to fun, food and entertainment on the Gulf Coast




Moe's Original Bar B Que Wednesdays

Gulf Shores

The Hangout Wednesdays at noon

Orange Beach

Tacky Jacks Wednesdays at 6 p.m.



American Legion Post 99 Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Moe's Original Bar B Que Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

Gulf Shores

American Legion Post 44 Mondays at 6 p.m.

Cultural Center Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Tacky Jacks Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

Orange Beach

Flora-Bama Weekdays from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Tacky Jacks Wednesdays at 6 p.m.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Dolphins and Blue Angels Sail

Sail Wild Hearts, 27200 Perdido Beach Blvd., Orange Beach

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

September to November $99 per adult plus tax, $69 for children age 12 and under plus tax.

Mix gravity-defying aerial stunts with smooth sailing on Wild Hearts for a match made in coastal paradise. Board our spacious 53-foot, open-ocean for an adventure of epic proportions. Make priceless memories with your family and friends as you witness breathtaking aerial displays performed by the Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy's precision flying team. Dates and times of the Blue Angels practice are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the museum website,

PHONE: 251-981-6700


Ladies Golf Clinic

Bunker Cafe, Glenlakes at 9530 Clubhouse Dr., Foley

5 p.m.

$10 per student

PGA instruction



Big Beach Brewing Running & Social Club

Big Beach Brewing Company, 300 E. 24th Ave., Gulf Shores

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Every week at 5:30 p.m. a few avid beer drinkers and passionate runners get together to share a run and a pint. Join them in the taproom and on the pavement and you can get $1 off your pint after the run!



Perdido Queen Dinner Cruise

Hudson Marina, 4575 S. Wilson Blvd., Orange Beach

$59 per person

Set sail with the sunset on our beautiful paddlewheel boat, Perdido Queen. Enjoy beautiful views of the bay as the sun goes down while listening to a live band. A delicious, gourmet-style buffet and cash bar for your dining pleasure.



Beginning Drawing with Mary Lou Nicolai

GCAA Art Gallery at 225 E. 24th Ave., Gulf Shores

Artist Mary Lou Nicolai will be teaching Beginning Drawing on Thursdays, from Sept. 14 through Nov. 2 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Using techniques from "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain," Nicolai takes beginners, even those who feel they have no talent at all, through a series of exercises that increase skill and confidence. The class is $135, plus the cost of supplies.

For more information on classes and other events and opportunities, please contact Gulf Coast Arts Alliance at 251-948-2627.


Thrifty Thursdays

GlenLakes Golf Course, Foley

Beginning at 2 p.m.

All you can play for $22 plus tax. Bring a foursome or five and play til dark!


Saturday Morning Bike Ride

Infinity Bicycles, 4575 Orange Beach Blvd., Orange Beach

On Saturday mornings, riders can join in the fun for a 24 to 35-mile group ride in and around Orange Beach. This ride usually averages 17 mph. Check our shop calendar or Facebook page for time changes or canceled rides. All you need is the willingness to get out and ride, a bike in good working order, helmet, water, ID, spare tube, nutrition (recommended), emergency money (recommended).




The Showroom is located behind Live Bait's Restaurant, 24281 Perdido Beach Blvd., Orange Beach

Visit website for times and schedules. Shows run weekly, year-around and are subject to change.

Direct from Las Vegas, Brandon Styles delivers a variety performance that showcases nearly 60 singing & speaking impressions, comedy, dance, magic, ventriloquism and plenty of audience participation. He has toured throughout the U.S., and whether you're 8 or 80, this classy show has something for you!

Brandon's shows are family-friendly so head down to the Showroom at Live Bait to enjoy THE ISLAND'S ONLY SHOWS.


Friday, Nov. 3

Original artwork for Downtown’s 12 Days of FAIRHOPE Christmas banners will be revealed at First Friday Art Walk!

From 6 – 8 p.m. visit the Eastern Shore Art Center, located at 401 Oak St. in Fairhope, for live music by Jeanine “Dr. Jazz” Normand and four new exhibits. They are:

• “Members’ Open Show” This annual exhibit showcases various work from the members of the Eastern Shore Art Association, done in various mediums.

•"A Passion for Paint" Paintings by Pam Soileau. “Pure color, texture found in objects, stamping, gold leaf, bamboo, wire, beads, drawing with pastel and graphite, all have managed to find their way onto my canvases.”

• “Mini Treasures” An exhibition curated by ESAC instructors, Cat Pope and Maria Papp. Local and regional artists prove that the dialogue of shape, color, and form can be impactful even on the small-scale. All works included measure less than 6 x 6 inches and range in mediums from Sumi-e, watercolor, oil painting and mixed media assemblage.

•12 Days of Fairhope Christmas. The Eastern Shore Art Center has teamed up with the City of Fairhope to recreate the 12 Days of Christmas street pole banners for the downtown Fairhope area. This year, 12 artists have reinvented the banners as the 12 Days of Fairhope Christmas and have partnered with local students and organizations to paint them!

Central Baldwin Relay for Life.

A benefit for the American Cancer Society, begins at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3 at Honeybee Park in Robertsdale. “Wish Upon A Cure” is the theme of this year’s event and participants are being asked to decorate with Disney in mind.

Lee Drug Store Pharmacy & Gift Shop is the title sponsor this year. Salac Farms, in memory of Jami Salac, is the event Gold Sponsor. Teams can sign up for a $100 minimum donation to the American Cancer Society. Individuals are also encouraged to sign up for a minimum donation of $25.

Activities will include a Womanless Beauty Pageant with an entry fee of $10; and a chili cook-off. Samples are available at a cost of $5 for a bottomless bowl. Individuals can also donate to their favorite chili team.

Sign up at For more information contact Jessica Devine at 251-947-7378 or email

You can also call 1-800-227-2345, visit or for more information.

Saturday, Nov. 4

The Gulf Shores Show – A Breweriana and Beer Can Buy-Sell-Trade Show

American Legion Post 44, 6781 State Hwy 59, Gulf Shores

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The public is invited, admission is free. Brewery Collectibles Club of America presents the Gulf Shores Show – A Breweriana and Beer Can Buy-Sell-Trade Show. There will be food, sodas and beer available for purchase and a raffle. For information contact Ray Kynard at or visit

Wednesday, Nov. 8

Veterans Ceremony

The Geo P Thames Senior Center will have a program honoring veterans at 11 a.m at the PZK Civic Hall. For more information call 947-8973.

Thomas Hospital Foundation Fundraiser

Thomas Hospital Foundation proudly presents James Farmer, best selling author and editor-at-large for Southern Living. He will share his design ideas at a luncheon on Nov. 8 at the Grand Hotel. Proceeds will help urchase 3D mammography at Thomas Hospital. To learn more and purchase tickets, visit