Christmas events

Celebrating the holidays: Lighted Boat Parade, Billy Claus and Santa Drop

  The holidays are a wonderful time at the beach! My family and I enjoy booking a beachfront condo …
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New Year's Eve

Make it a special New Year’s Eve at the beach

  Is there a better place than the beach to wake up on the first day of a new …
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Autumn activities

Fall into fun, family-friendly activities on the Alabama coast

  I love autumn for many reasons, Halloween being just one of them. But cooler weather, bonfires, hayrides and …
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Fort morgan known deaths and burials tour

Get spooked with “known deaths and burials” guided tour at Fort Morgan on Oct. 21

  Between “Stranger Things” and the return of the movie “It,” I’ve pretty much hit my being-scared quotient for …
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Frank Brown Songwriters' Festival

The Frank Brown International Songwriters’ Festival by the numbers

  I love listening to live music. When a song is performed by the person who wrote it, even …
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Foley's Festival of Flavor

Four reasons to attend the Festival of Flavor

  This year’s Festival of Flavor will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7, in …
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Run the Beach marathons 2018

Get your game on for the marathon series in Gulf Shores/Orange Beach

  Are you a runner who likes to participate in marathons? Or someone who wants to get started doing …
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2017 shrimp festival

Four tips from locals on how to enjoy Shrimp Festival Oct. 12-15

  You don’t have to look very hard or far to find a food festival anymore. It’s understandable, really. …
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oyster cookoff & Craft Beer Weekend 2017

Six reasons you should get to the beach Nov. 3-4 for the 10th Annual Hangout Oyster Cook-Off

  I like eating oysters, and I like drinking beer. For those reasons, I don’t plan to miss the …
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Frank Brown International Songwriters songwriters fest

Best acts to catch Nov. 9-19 during the Frank Brown International Songwriters’ Festival

  One of my favorite events to catch on the Alabama coast is the Frank Brown International Songwriters’ Festival …
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