OTELCO Local Temporary Suspension

First, we wish all of our followers a happy and healthy holiday season and peace in the coming year! As you’ve may have noticed, we’ve had to update many of our posted events with either cancellations or major changes due to the COVID 19 pandemic.  Further and likely for the same reason, there are few to no event notices coming our way.  For that reason, we are temporarily suspending the monthly OTELCO Local Newsletter. When… Read more »

Oneonta Christmas Staycation – Oneonta, AL

The OBA is channeling Clark Griswold and his crew for their Christmas festivities this year! We’ve all seen the holiday classic, “Christmas Vacation.”  Well, join the Oneonta Business Association, the City of Oneonta, and community organizations for a terrific ONEONTA CHRISTMAS STAYCATION! The Griswold Goodwill Tour of Homes Decorate your home by December 1 and participate in the grand tour of homes!  Mayor-Elect Richard Phillips will design a map to guide you on the tour… Read more »

Larry Allen and Frank Gee at the Guntersville Museum – Guntersville, AL

Date: November 19th – January 1st, 2020/2021 Place: 1215 Rayburn Avenue Guntersville, Alabama 35976 Contact: (256) 571-7597 • www.guntersvillemuseum.org The Guntersville Museum is now open! There are two great artists on exhibition open now by Larry Allen and Frank Gee. They are asking visitors to wear a mask and practice social distancing when you visit. Larry Allen Larry Allen’s inspiration for his designs comes largely from African and Native American art.   He makes each… Read more »

Santa in the Park – Arab AL

Santa in the Park Date: Friday & Saturday Night from November 27th to December 19th Time: 6p.m.to 9 p.m. Place: 844 Shoal Creek Trail Contact: 256-586-3138 Arab Historic Village transforms into a winter wonderland complete with Santa’s Toy Shop and his elves and Santa himself. Children can stand near Santa and have their photo taken, decorate a cookie, or write a letter to Santa. Children can also take home Reindeer food, made in the old… Read more »

2020 Holiday Parades

A graphic of children bundled up parading with paper lights

Please check with local organizations about potential cancellations of parades due to the COVID 19 pandemic. Alabama Christmas Parades Boaz Christmas Parade Date: December 4, 2020 Time: 6:00 pm Place: Old Mill Park This year’s theme is Christmas Under the Stars. Admission into the parade is $10 per vehicle. The chamber will release more information closer to the event. The tree lighting will follow Lake Guntersville Christmas Parade Event Date: December 12, 2020 Time:  4:00 pm… Read more »