Local Happenings Categorized: Outdoor Activities

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 »

Winter Wonderland
New Gloucester, ME

Event Date: February  20, 2019 Time:  10:00 Am- 11:30 AM Place: The Education Barn at Pineland 100B Valley Farm Road New Gloucester ME 04260 US Explore and discover the beauty and wonder of Maine’s winter. If weather permits we will be outside learning about woodland creatures, winter survival, snow science or tracking skills. If the weather is frightful, we will stay indoors with winter-themed activities and crafts. The event is open to children 3 and up. The event… Read more »

The 3rd Annual Clinton Historic Half Marathon and 5k
Clinton, MO

Event Date: February 23, 2019 Time:  Half Marathon – 7:30 am 5k – 8:00 am Kids Fun Run – 9:00 am (approx) Place: 200 W. Franklin St., Clinton, MO 64735 The 3rd Annual Clinton Historic Half Marathon and 5k benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Henry County will take place Saturday, February 23, 2019. All proceeds will go to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Henry Count. It will pass by several historic landmarks, such as the Anheuser-Busch Building, Artesian… 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 »