Local Happenings Categorized: Outdoor Activities

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 »

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 »