Local Happenings Categorized: History

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 »

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 »

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 »

Oneonta Public Library July Events – Oneonta, AL

The Oneonta Public Library has a host of fun summer events planned for children and adults of all ages! Ender’s Game: Book vs. Movie Date: July 2 Time:  7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Ender’s Game: Not so long ago, Earth was attacked by aliens. Knowing this was only the first wave, Earth’s nations united in the creation of a battle school where the best of the next generation would train to eliminate the alien threat. Ender is one… Read more »

The 30th Annual Boonville Heritage Days – Boonville, MO

Event Date: June 20-23, 2018 Time: various times Place: various locations Voted as one of the “Best Festivals in Central Missouri”, Boonville has been celebrating Heritage Days since 1989. The Boonville Area Chamber of Commerce works all year to make this festival happen. The fourth weekend in June is selected as the time to celebrate. Much goes on during this celebration including The parade A Carnival Arts and Craft booths Food Vendors Free Entertainment Static Displays Mutt… Read more »