Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Put on your grass skirts and join us at Gulf State Park Beach Pavilion for an authentic Beach Luau on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015.

Enjoy performances by the Aloha Islanders, including live hula and fire knife dancers from Hawaiian Entertainment. During the show you will enjoy our traditional Luau buffet that is sure to take your dining experience to the tastes of The Islands!

Two ticket options are available:

(1) VIP includes early admission for a meet and greet with the performers at 5:30pm, VIP seating, unlimited access to the Island inspired buffet, open bar, and a fresh Hawaiian lei direct from Hawaii! $85

(2) Performance Seating includes 1 food ticket to the Island inspired buffet, 2 drink tickets (good for 1 alcoholic beverage or 2 non-alcoholic drinks), a souvenir lei, and 6:00pm admission. $55

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 8:00am to Friday, May 29, 2015 - 5:00pm

Experts in research and management will present state-of-the-art information on key issues relevant to management of oak and oak-pine forsts and woodlands. 

Who should attend: managers, scientists, landowners, consultants and students.

Conference registration includes beverage and snack breaks, lunches, one conference dinner, one conference reception, and a conference program.

Online registration is required.

  • Early registration: $200
  • Late registration (after 15 April): $225
  • Early student registration: $125
  • Late student registration (after 15 April): $150


Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 6:00pm to Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 7:00pm

The 12th annual Alabama Coastal BirdFest is Oct. 1-3, 2015.

Alabama Coastal BirdFest is an annual event with guided trips, speakers, dinners, and free activities on the beautiful Alabama Gulf Coast.

Trips and evening events require advance registration. Registration opens in early August.

Visit to learn more.

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 8:00am to Monday, November 30, 2015 - 5:00pm

More than 300 scarecrows are spread along the trails at Frank Jackson State Park.

Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 6:00pm

A Holiday Buffet will be served at Daniella's in the Park beginning at 4 p.m.

Judging begins at 4:30, Line-up at 5:30 and Parade at 6 p.m.

To participate in the parade, call Denita at 256-247-6971 or email