Local Happenings Categorized: Alabama

Alabama Cup Racing Association Whitewater Racing Events
Blount County, AL

The Alabama Cup Races Association Logo

Whitewater Racing Events The Alabama Cup Racing Series is made up of the Locust Fork Race and the Mulberry Fork Canoe & Kayak Races. Racecourses consist of about 25 gates, set on class II/III rapids that are approximately one hundred yards long. They are spectator friendly with walking trails right beside them. Dates Mulberry Fork Canoe & Kayak Races – March 2nd & 3rd 2019 Locust Fork Races – April 6th & 7th 2019 Paddlefest… Read more »

Friends of the Locust Fork River Free Film Sunday
Oneonta, AL

America’s Amazon: The Mobile-Tensaw Delta Event Date: February 24, 2019 Time: 2:00 PM Place:  Frank Green Building 5th Ave E Oneonta AL 35121 Join the Friends of the Locust Fork River as they partner with Wallace State to screen the stunning, award-winning documentary, “America’s Amazon: The Mobile-Tensaw Delta”. The film directed by Lynn Rabren & written by Ben Raines, “takes you to a vast but hidden sanctuary — the Mobile River basin and its astonishing Mobile-Tensaw Delta —… Read more »

The Friends of the Locust Fork River Palisades Park Hike
Oneonta, AL

Palisades Park Hike, Friends of the Locust Fork River will be taking hikers to new heights!

Event Date: February 16, 2019 Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Place:  Palisades Park 1225 Palisades Pkwy Oneonta AL 35121 Blount County Palisades Park offers a relaxing atmosphere with scenic views atop Ebell Mountain. Since 1973 Palisades Park has drawn and delighted visitors. The newest feature is the restored Fire Tower. When you climb the 133 steps of the Sand Mountain Lookout Fire Tower inside the park, you will see the majority of Blount County and parts of… Read more »

Bridal Fair
Blount County, AL

The Blount County Chamber of Commerce's Bridal Fair

Event Date: February 24, 2019 Time:  1:00-5:00 PM Place: The Litte Brick Church in Oneonta, AL Talk with a variety of Blount County wedding vendors all at the same time and place, including: Caterers Venue Owners Photographers Dress Shops Bakeries Florist and More! Admission is free and you may even go home with a door prize! For more information, you can visit the Blount County Chamber of Commerce online, or by phone at (205) 274-2153.

Book Signing with Larry A. Vines
Oneonta, AL

Event Date:  February 9, 2019 Time:  10 Am – 12 PM Place: Oneonta Public Library, 221 2nd St S, Oneonta, AL 35121 Larry A. Vines, a professor with a long history in the field of education, is the author of Requirements for an Effective School-Conflict Resolution Mediation. He will be selling & signing copies of this book from 10 AM-12 PM. This is a great book for anyone who works in education or is interested in conflict… Read more »