What to do Around Here This Weekend – Fun stuff and LIVE Music

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Here’s the best rundown of all the things going on in the area, including The Pelican Reef.

  • Saturday, May 20th & Sunday, May 21st

“Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!”

These famous words were uttered during the historical Battle of Mobile Bay over 150 years ago.

This Saturday and Sunday, you can watch as history is re-told.

On May 20-21, the 6th Alabama Cavalry and the Alabama Division of Re-enactors will commemorate the famous Battle of Mobile Bay. The re-enactment of the 152nd Battle of Mobile Bay is set for Saturday at 2pm and the surrender ceremony at Fort Gaines will begin at 3:30pm.

The highlight on Sunday will include a Tactical at 1pm. The Fort’s Blacksmith will be on hand all day working in the Fort’s original Blacksmith Shop and music will be provided by the Kracker Dan Band. Activities will be taking place throughout the day on both Saturday and Sunday and there will be plenty to see and do for the entire family!
Check out all the details at the Facebook Event: www.facebook.com/events/1971926689701573
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Saturday, May 20th

4th Annual “Sunset Cruise Car Show”

If you’re a “car guy” or a “car gal”, then this is for you.

The Town of Dauphin’s 4th Annual “Sunset Cruise Car Show” is Saturday, May 20 from 9am to 4pm  at Green Park on Dauphin Island.  Entry fee is $20 or, for multiple cars, $15 each (The cost is increased by $5 for day-of-event registration.)

A Poker Run will be available to Car Show participants; the prize will be 40 pounds of shrimp. Additional raffle tickets will be available for $5 each.

For more information, contact Mary Strickland at Dauphin Island Town Hall (251) 861-5525 Ext 222 or by email at mstrickland@townofdauphinisland.org
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Saturday, May 20th

59th Dauphin Island Race

Dozens of vessels will make the annual journey down Mobile Bay creating a unique and colorful spectacle for all to see. Numerous vantage points offer fantastic views of the historic event or you can see them up close and personal when they anchor in Aloe Bay.

Often called the largest single-day point-to-point race in the United States, the 59th Annual Dauphin Island Race will be held May 20th on Mobile Bay. Join us for three days of sailing fun including two competitive races and the Party on the Island. With live bands, refreshments and amenities, you’ll enjoy your stay on the Island.

Come race with us!


Saturday NIGHT – *** LIVE MUSIC ***

Saturday Night, 7:30PM, LIVE MUSIC at The Pelican Reef

To top off all the events, here’s something for you to do on Saturday night.

Check out the LIVE MUSIC at The Pelican Reef from Tangerine Station.

If you haven’t heard these guys, you should.

It’s an amazing mix of tunes from Southern rock to outlaw country to the blues.

These guys have been playing since back in the day when there were only 3 bars on Dauphin St.

They’ll play you a mix of all your favorite tunes from their influences like Allman Brothers, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams I & II, Merle Haggard, Charlie Daniels Band, Joe Bonamassa, ZZ Top, Stevie Ray Vaughn and C.C.R.

It’s a great way to spend your Saturday night, so come ‘on!!!
Music going LIVE starting at 7:30pm.

See you this weekend!


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