Local Happenings Categorized: Outdoor Activities

Bijou at Bothwell: The Sword in the Stone – Sedalia, MO

Event Date: May 11, 2019 Time:  8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Place: Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site 19349 Bothwell State Park Road Sedalia, Missouri, 65301 This event is free and open to the public. The event will be on the front lawn next to the historic garage. Come to Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site to enjoy The Sword in the Stone, a fantasy/comedy movie directed by Wolfgang Reitherman in 1963. The Sword in the Stone is one of… 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.

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 »

Maple Sunday
Maine

Kids play in the snow during Maple Sunday.

Event Date: March 24, 2019 Place: Participating Maple Producers Across the State In Maine, the fourth Sunday of every March is Maple Sunday. This enduring Maine tradition is a sweet way to welcome Spring back to the northeast. Maine is the third largest syrup producer in the country, and Somerset County is the largest maple syrup producing county in the US.  On March 24th, Sugarhouses all across the state will open their doors to visitors eager for… Read more »