Zydeco Crawfish Festival, Art & 5K  2019
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Zydeco Crawfish Festival, Art & 5K 2019

Sponsored by the Gulf Coast Arts Alliance

The Waterway Village Zydeco and Crawfish Festival boils up a beaucoup of fun in Gulf Shores. Locals and visitors are invited to sink their teeth into hot, juicy crawfish throughout the day while dancing to the infectious rhythms of some of the best Zydeco bands from around the South. There will be arts and crafts vendors and children's activities.

This annual event is a result of a unique collaboration between the City of Gulf Shores, the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism and Waterway Village merchants, including Acme Oyster House, Lulu’s, Tacky Jacks, Gulf Coast Arts Alliance, The Diner, ByWater Bistro, Big Beach Brewing Company and Wheeles Karate Academy.

The festivities will kick off at 8 a.m. with the Zydeco and Crawfish Festival 5K benefitting Furrever Homes. The good times will roll all day long as the crawfish pots begin boiling at 10 a.m. and the Zydeco sounds will be grooving until 6 p.m.

The Waterway Village Zydeco and Crawfish Festival will be located along East 24th Avenue in Gulf Shores. Admission is free to the public. No pets allowed.

Parking for the festival will be available at the Waterway Village public parking lot and free shuttles will be running from the Erie Meyer Civic Center and Meyer Park. East 24th Avenue will be closed to all traffic from the W.C. Holmes Bridge to Acme Oyster House.

For more information, call 251-968-1172 or visit www.gulfshoresal.gov/crawfishfest.

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27th Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival

The Orange Beach Sports Association (OBSA) is pleased to announce the 27th Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival is set for February 23, 2019, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

The festival will feature live music from two stages, seafood & specialty booths & food trucks, 120 arts and crafts vendors, large Kids Zone, Car Show and more!

2018 Orange Beach Seafood Festival welcomed 17,000 patrons!
Come see what it’s all about!

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Holiday ART SALE at Jan Dempsey Art Center


The Jan Dempsey Art Center Auburn, Alabama

The Auburn Arts Association and Auburn Parks and Recreation Department will host the 12th annual Holiday Art Sale on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center, Frank Brown Recreation Center and Harris Center. Get in the holiday spirit by attending this festive shopping experience! The Holiday Art Sale is a great place to get a head start on your Christmas shopping while meeting local artists selling their own unique handmade work. Admission is FREE and open to the public!

The event features local and regional artists selling handmade works, including pottery, paintings, personalized items, photography, handmade soap, jewelry, gourmet food items, scarves, hats, candles and more! A portion of the proceeds from sales support the Auburn Arts Association and their many art education programs.

222 E. Drake Avenue, Auburn, AL 36830

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Christmas at the Crossroads


Yes, the Jolly Elf will be on the Green Stage at Russell Crossroads during the Russell Lands On Lake Martin’s Christmas at Crossroads and Holiday Bazaar! Make sure the kids have their list for Santa ready, we know they have been really good this year! Santa will arrive by carriage around 10.

Meanwhile, the Holiday Bazaar - on the Town Green kicks off with great Holiday Gift ideas at 9am! Make sure the kids get to see SANTA from 10-2, makes some arts and crafts, and play some games – and while you're there, take a stroll through the Bazaar!

17 Russell Farms Road / Alexander City, AL 35010

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Garden in the Park

Opelika's Annual Festival Showcasing Homegrown and Handmade Art

Garden in the Park is Keep Opelika Beautiful's fundraiser for community project. The event is an arts and craft festival in the Opelika Municipal Park. Typically Garden in the Park is held the first Saturday in May from 8am to 3pm. Throughout the day, a variety of vendors, children’s activities, and live entertainment will be showcased.  All items sold are handmade or homegrown. Children enjoy inflatables, Rocky Brook Rocket rides, planting a tree seedling, Farmer Brown Party Animals and Home Depot building kits. Live entertainment is provided by local schools and dance groups. Delicious food is sold throughout the day. There is no charge for admissions into Garden in the Park. Food donations will be collected for the East Alabama Food Bank. Garden in the Park is a rain or shine event. We do ask that personal pets be left at home.

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