Local Happenings Categorized: Educational

66th Annual Blount County Fair – Oneonta, AL

Date: September 10-14 Time:  Mon-Tues 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM Thurs-Sat 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM (Arena Closes at 10 pm, Midway Closes at 11 pm) Place: 500 New Street ​Oneonta, Alabama 35121 As one of only 22 county fairs throughout the state, we are indeed fortunate that the Jaycees saw fit to begin this family tradition for Blount County in 1953. The Blount County Fair features a professionally managed and family-friendly midway full of… Read more »

Virtual Reality Moonwalk with Makerspace Workshops – Leverett, MA

Date: Saturday, August 24th Time:  12:30 – 2:30 pm Place: The Leverett Public Library Virtually experience an Apollo space mission!! The spacewalk, lunar landing, and moonwalk…robotics and balloons, too! Presented by Arthur & Peter Evans of Makerspace Workshops. Ages 8+ Supported by Friends of Leverett Library. For more information, you can reach out to the Leverett Library online or by phone at 413-548-9220.

The Nina and Pinta Coming to Guntersville Harbor – Guntersville, AL

Date: August 16 – September 2 Time: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Place: Guntersville City Harbor 201 Blount Ave Guntersville, Alabama 35976   The Columbus Foundation’s aim is to educate the public on the type of ship, the “caravel”, that Columbus used to discover a new world in the year 1492. Columbus made four voyages totaling twelve years on ships like these. The foundation takes great pride in displaying and maintaining the only traveling replicas in existence… Read more »

Lincoln Fly-In
Lincoln, MO

Fly-In Celebration for Lincoln’s 150th Anniversary Event Date: Saturday, September 14th Rain Dater: Saturday, September 28nd Time: 7:00 am – 4:00 PM Place: 101 Airport Rd., Lincoln, MO Lincoln is home to one OF 12 turf, public-use airports in Missouri and it ranks the second-longest at 2940 feet.  The airport was established in the late 1960s.  In 1971 Lincoln hosted its first fly-in to show off the new facility. What began as a simple fly-in in September 2005 to… Read more »

Cullman Ghost Walk – Cullman, AL

Date: Sat, August 17, 2019 Time:  7:30 PM – 10:00 PM Place: Historic Cullman Train Depot & City Streets 304 1st Avenue NE Cullman, Alabama 35055 View Map Join the Southern Ghost Girls as they bring their events back to Downtown Cullman, Alabama! Returning in August with a one of its kind history tour/ghost hunt / live interactive paranormal investigation of the Historic Train Depot and the downtown streets of Cullman! Be prepared to learn the… Read more »