Local Happenings Categorized: Alabama

2019 Daffodil Festival – Blountsville, MO

Event Date: The First Saturday of May Time:  10:00 am – 3:00 pm Place:  The Blountsville Historical Society would like to invite you to attend our annual Daffodil Festival, May 4, 10 am – 3 pm. Activities will include: An Antique Car Show Musical Entertainment provided by local musicians including the Mountain Melodies Dulcimer Group A great BBQ lunch Demonstrations of 19th-century trades and crafts, such as basket weaving, pottery, and hand quilting Bring your family to Blountsville Historical Park, take… Read more »

Pickin in the Park – Blountsville, AL

Event Date: The Second Friday of Each Month, May-August 2019 Time:  5:00 Place: The Covered Pavillion 71406 Main St. North Blountsville, AL Come enjoy some local music in the park. Every second Friday of the summer. There will be a featured band each month. Admission is free, and concessions will be available for purchase. For additional information call Marlin Beasley at (205) 429-3996 or (205) 363-0507.

Back When Day at the Arab Historic Village – Arab, AL

Event Date: Saturday, April 27th Time: 9:00am-3:00pm Place: 844 Shoal Creek Trail NE Arab, AL 35952 The Arab Historical Society & the Arab Historic Village, in partnership with the Arab Parks & Recreation Department, present “Back When Day.” A day for  Village-goers to interact with volunteers who will be spending the day: Quilting Grinding Cornmeal Black-Smithing Teaching School the Way it Used to be Taught Playing Checkers in the Old Country Store Telling Stories of Things… Read more »

Locust Fork Classic Whitewater Races – Blountsville, AL

Event Date: Saturday & Sunday, April 6 & 7 Time: 9 am-3 pm Place: Kings Bend 65171-65141 US 231 Blountsville AL 35031 The Locust Fork Classic is the is the last race in the Alabama Cup series. An exciting event at a beautiful spot on the Locust Fork. Spectators and Volunteers welcome. Food and camping are available. Two days of Whitewater races and outdoor joy! Come and enjoy one of the largest eco-friendly tourist attractions… Read more »

Friends of the Locust Fork River: 2019 Art and Photo Contest
Blount County, AL

A picture from lasts year's Friends of Locust Fork River Art and Photography Contest

This year’s Friends of the Locust Fork River Art and Photo Contest theme is Celebrating the Woodlands and Rivers of Blount County and is all about showcasing the natural beauty of Blount County.  The competition will feature twelve categories for teens and adults. This year’s photo categories are: Locust Fork River or its Tributaries, Lakes & Waterfalls Roots & Shoots Birds & Raptors Furry Creatures Sun Basking Creatures Bugs & Butterflies Habitat & Seasons Sky,… Read more »