• Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores presents 9th Annual Summer of Fun

    Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores presents the 9th Annual Summer of Fun featuring art classes, a hands-on nature series, and waterfront beach games at lunch
     
    Hands-on Habitat, Art al Fresco and Tacky Jacks Beach Games make up a series of weekly lunchtime activities offered at the waterfront venue.

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    May 14, 2021 - (Gulf Shores, AL) – 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 and local organizations each Tuesday through Thursday this summer beginning June 1. Online reservations are required. A monthly schedule of events is online at www.tackyjacks.com and below.
     
    Tuesdays
    Hands on Habitat is a fun and educational hands-on nature series presented by  Gulf State Park Nature Center, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Learning Campus at Gulf State Park, Orange Beach Wildlife Center, Alabama Audubon, Gulf Coast Center for Ecotourism and Sustainability, and Clean Horizons! Kids & adults alike can learn about our ecosystem and interact with the animals that live here with us. The event is free to attend and is all ages from 11am-12pm (arrive 15 minutes early), Online RSVP required.
     
    Wednesdays
    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: tie-dye shirts, Hurricane Sally wood slice painting, shell and lionfish jewelry, plastic pollution mosaic, create with paint or clay, learn to sculpt with sand with pros from Sand Castle University, and Ductstravaganza with "Duck Tape Stuck at Prom" finalists. All ages lunch & learn every Wednesday at 11am-12pm (arrive 15 minutes early). Includes $10 gift card for lunch, fee: depends on the project. Online RSVP required.
     
    Thursdays
    Tacky Jacks Beach Games is all about a little friendly competition. Kids ages 6-12 compete every Thursday this summer in games, challenges and more! 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! The event is free to attend for ages 6-12 every Thursday from 11am-12pm (arrive 15 minutes early), Online RSVP required.
     
    Schedule of Events
    June
    1 - Hands-on Habitat, Plastic Pollution turned into art with Clean Horizons, book signing to follow. (As seen on Good Morning America)
    2 - Art al Fresco, Hurricane Sally Wood Slice Painting $15
    3 – Beach Games

    8 - Hands-on Habitat, Learning Campus at Gulf State Park
    9 – Art al Fresco, Tie-Dye Shirt $25
    10 – Beach Games

    15 - Hands-on Habitat, Gulf State Park
    16 – Art al Fresco, Plastic Pollution Mosaic $15
    17 – Beach Games

    22 – Hands-on Habitat, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
    23 - Art al Fresco, Create with Paint $15
    24 – Beach Games

    29 - Hands-on Habitat, Alabama Audubon
    30 - Art al Fresco, Create with Clay $15

    July
    1 – Beach Games

    6 – Hands-on Habitat, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
    7 – Art al Fresco, Ductstravaganza - Free
    8– Beach Games

    13 - Hands-on Habitat, Orange Beach Wildlife Center
    14 – Art al Fresco, Sand Castle University - Free
    15 – Beach Games

    20 - Hands-on Habitat, Gulf State Park
    21 – Art al Fresco, Rare Lionfish Jewelry $20
    22 – Beach Games

    27 - Hands-on Habitat, Gulf Coast Center for Ecotourism and Sustainability
    28 – Art al Fresco, Shell Jewelry $20
    29 – Beach Games

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