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Mar to Apr 26th -- 2014 Winter Courses at the Center for Lifelong Learning A variety of classes are available to the public from blacksmithing to cake decorating, photoshop how-to to Religoius Studies Certificates. For more information visit the course listing at: https://www.athens.edu/cll/current-courses.php
Mar 6th - 8th -- Polk Sallet Follies This annual dinner show is a wonderful night of entertainment and delicious food at the Limestone County Council on Aging Senior Center 912 West Pryor Street in Athens, AL. Tickets can be purchased during the day at the Athens Senior Center or on Monday evenings from 5-8 at the Center. $35 ticket includes a catered dinner by Athens State University Dining. Checks and cash only. Checks should be made out to the Foundation on Aging. For more information 256-233-6412
Mar 6th - 9th -- Hamlet by Calhoun College Theatre Black Box Theatre, Fine Arts Building 6250 U.S. 31 Tanner, AL 7:00PM $12 at the door, Students and Seniors $10.00 at the door For more information www.calhoun.edu/theatre
Mar 7th -- 16th Annual UCP "An Irish Evening" 6:00pm - 10:00pm at the Depot Roundhouse 320 Church Street, Huntsville, AL 35801 Join United Cerebral Palsy of Huntsville and the Tennessee Valley for a night of Irish-inspired fun. Irish and international food and beverages will be sampled from local vendors. Celtic Entertainment including music by Bourbon and Shamrocks as well as Irish Step dancers will set your Irish Eyes to shining. Silent auction items will tempt you too. All proceeds directly benefit UCP client services. Tickets are $25.00 per person include food and beverages (one child 12 and under is free with each paid adult ticket). Buy your "An Irish Evening" Tickets Here
Mar 7th - 8th - 1818 Farms at Trinity Market Place Trinity Methodist Church 607 Airport Road Huntsville, AL Join 1818 Farms of Mooresville, AL on Friday from 9:00AM to 6:00PM or Saturday 9:00AM to 4:00PM for fresh eggs straight from the hen house, pottery, 1818 Farm shirts and hand-crafted bath and beauty products made on the farm. www.1818Farms.com
Mar 7th - 8th -- 9th Annual Elkmont Beauty Walk Gymnasium Elkmont High School 25630 Evans Street Elkmont, AL Join the Elkmont High School Band Boosters for this annual fundraiser pageant. The pageant will have 3 divisions: Babies to Preschool; Kindergarten-6th; 7th-12th. Entry into the pageant is $40.00 (pageant plus photogenic). Deadline for pageant entry is Feb 25th. Spectators admission is $5.00 per night. For details schedule, participation requirements and entry form please visit the Beauty Walk Page.
Mar 7th - 8th -- Love & Respect Marriage Conference by Dr. Emerson and Sarah Eggerichs at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church 1300 Lindsay Lane South, Athens, AL. Men and women will learn how to resolve conflict, dealing with the negative reactions (the crazy cycle). They will also learn how to motivate each other by meeting each other's need (the energizing cycle). Even those who feel hopeless in their relationships will gain understanding on how to handle an indifferent or unresponsive partner (the rewarded cycle). Child care available to those who register online by March 2. Cost $15.00 per person before February 24, $20.00 per person after February 24. For more information contact Jennifer@lindsaylane.org or 256-262-5307 Online registration: www.LoveandRespect.com
Mar 8th -- Elk River Canoe and Kayak Trail Cleanup Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful invites you and your family/church group/scouts/organization to join them in this year's cleanup of the trail's waterway, shoreline and launch points. Some canoes and kayaks will be available courtesy of Fort Hampton Outfitters for those who would like to take to the water. You're also welcome to bring your own flat-bottom boat, canoe or kayak and help as well. Not keen on taking to the water, help is needed along the shores as well. Lunch and bottled water will be provided to volunteers. Please contact Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful 256.233.8728 or by email at email@example.com
Mar 8th -- International Women's Day - Mary Kay Makeover Day Fairfield Inn and Suites 21282 Limestone Lane Athens, AL 35611 9:30AM-3:30PM Enjoy a complimentary makeover - trend tips, product give-away, refreshments. By Appointment, space limited - 10 ladies per appointment time. Schedule your time with Charlet Jones at 256-919-8606 or by email at
Mar 11th -- Homeschool Adventure Day at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center One Tranquility Base Huntsville, AL This Homeschool Exclusive Ultimate Field Trip is designed with age-appropriate STEM curriculum and includes guided tour, a Mars Meal, I-MAX Movie, simulator experience and "To the Moon, Mars and Beyond" workshop. There will be age-appropriate labs for students age 6 to 13. Check-in 9:00AM in the NASA Educator Training Facility. The cost is $25.00 per person. Reservatios are required and payment is due in advance. Limited space available, reserve your spot by calling 256-721-7140. www.RocketCenter.com
Mar 14th -- Happy Birthday Einstein! Let's Celebrate with Pi! U.S. Space and Rocket Center 1 Tranquility Base Huntsville, Al Come celebrate Albert Einstein's 135th Birthday at 9:00AM. Professor Einstein will be celebrating by eating pie for his birthday - and marking National Pi Day (3.14) - there will be a gravity defying pie launcing contest in the rocket garden. Teams will be arranged by age and the contest will occur at 11:00AM, 1:00PM and 2:00PM at the cost of $1.00 per pie - all proceeds going toward Space Camp Scholarships. Also enjoy a slice of pie at the Mars Grill and meets U.S. Space and Rocket Center's own Pi Lady. www.rocketcenter.com
Mar 15th -- The Learn to Read Corporate Spelling Bee 10:00AM Cafeteria, Athens High School 100 U.S. Highway 31, Athens, AL. Come watch the fun as three-person teams from area businesses, clubs, and organizations come to compete in this annual fundraiser. Team fee is $300.00 and benefits Learn to Read programs. Spectators Free. To enter your team or for more information, call 256-230-3050.
Mar 15th -- Ardmore Shamrock Shuffle Race Registration at Active.com
Ardmore Shamrock Shuffle is a chip-timed 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/ Walk located in Ardmore, Alabama benefitting Ardmore area charities. The event is an annual event celebrating the good times and fun of the St. Patrick's Day holiday with Irish music and food and with a variety of vendors. The race kicks off at the First Baptist Church 26670 5th Street Ardmore, AL 35739 with a crowd of runners/ walkers dressed in their best St. Paddy's Day garb hitting the streets of Ardmore. The 1 mile Fun Run /Walk follows with walkers and runners of every age heading to that Pot O' Gold. It is a fun filled day for family and friends to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Good times, good friends and the luck of the Irish all in the same place!!!!
Mar 14th - 15th -- Ardmore 44th Annual Beauty Walk Gymnasium Ardmore High School 30285 Ardmore Avenue, Ardmore AL Grade K-5 will compete at 6:30 PM Mar 14 (These grades are also open to students in Cedar Hill and Johnson Elementary Schools) Preschool will compete at 10:00 AM on Saturday Mar 15th (ages 0-5 from any area and not yet enrolled in Kindergarten) Grades 6-12 will compete 7:00PM on Mar 15th. Forms available at each school's main office, Lil' Tigers Day Care and The Grasshopper in Athens. Deadline is Feb 26 Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Mar 15th -- Rocket Run Ten Miler in Mooresville, AL This Huntsville Track Club Members Race (Membership Information Here) runs a ten mile route through Alabama's oldest city.
Mar 17th -- Henri's Notions Concert Ballroom, Sandridge Student Center, Athens State University 300 North Beaty Street, Athens, AL at 7:00PM. Come enjoy the sound of the South's premier Celtic Band Henri's Notion for a St. Patrick's Day concert. This even is sponsored by the Livingston Concert and Lecture Series and is free and open to the public.
Mar 20th -- Share Your Story: Ardmore Cheese Factory, Ardmore Creamery and the Avalon Cheees Factory Community Room, Ardmore Public Library 25836 Main Street, Ardmore, TN at 5:30PM Did you or a family member wrok at one of Ardmroe's cheese factories or the creamery? Join the community discussion and add your story to this history. Information: 931-427-4883
Mar 20th -- Spacey Spring Fun with the U.S. Space and Rocket Center 1 Trandquility Bay Huntsville, AL Celebrate the Rite of Spring and the Vernal Equinox with some "egg-citement" at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. Learn about the science behind the myth of an egg standing on its end on the equinox. Enjoy hands on demonstrations from 11:30AM to 12:30PM including Rocket Egg Standing and Painting in the Rocket Park - you can even it paint it to look like one of the rockets in the garden. Learn about the seasons of the years and how they impact the planet then make your own Earth Seasons guides. www.rocketcenter.com
Mar 22nd -- Running Buck Wild Extreme 5K and Fun Run at Joe Wheeler State Park 4403 McLean Dr, Rogersville, AL 35652 This 5K will take runners across different terrains such as hiking trails, asphalt, and gravel roads. The race will start in the picnic area at Shelter 1, go through hiking trails, through the campground, around more trails, and back to the picnic area to finish. In some areas, runners will run along side the great Tennessee River. Runners will be sure to enjoy the natural beauty of Joe Wheeler State Park.Registration on or before March 9th, 2014 = $30; Fun Run = $10/After March 9th and Race Day = $40; Fun Run = $10. For more information or to register, visit the Joe Wheeler State Park Running Buck Wild Page
Mar 22nd -- Fancy Cupcakes for Ages 8-15 from 11:00AM-1:00PM at the Center for Lifelong Learning 121 South Marion Street, Athens, AL Let your little "Cake Boss" learn some handy tips and decorate a cupcake or two. Cost is $45.00 includes supplies. Visit Center For Lifelong Learning Page or call 256-233-8260 for more information.
March 24th -28th -- Sci-Quest Spring Break Camps 1435 Paramount Drive, Huntsville, AL Parents, are you trying to figure out some activities for your kids during Spring Break? Sci-Quest, Hands on Science Center is having Spring Break Camps for children in grades K-5. There's still time to register for camps! Visit their website sci-quest.org to see a complete list of camps and register online or call them at 256-837-0606
Apr 1st - 30th -- Huntsville Blooms Huntsville Botanical Garden 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue, Huntsville, AL The Garden’s Spring Festival of Flowers has blossomed into a celebration of all things spring and has evolved into Huntsville Blooms. Dazzling daffodils, amazing azaleas and more will be bright and beautiful all over Huntsville, but especially at the Garden. For more information and ticket information, contact Huntsville Botanical Garden 256-830-4447 or visit www.hsvbg.org
Apr 5th -- Athens Historic Walking Tours Come join local guides as they stroll through one of five historic districts of Alabama's second oldest city. Check-in is at 9:45am at the Athens-Limestone Visitors Cente 100 North Beaty Street and tours depart at 10:00am. Free For more information: 256-232-5411 or info@VisitAthensAL.com Join the conversation on Facebook too.
Apr 5th -- Athens Cruise-In Shine the chrome, polish the paint or grab the family for some fun on the Square in downtown Athens, AL as the antique cars roll in and park. Enjoy a meal or do a little shopping too. Free For more information: Tschuman@comrep.com Join the conversation on Facebook too.
Apr 5th -- Athens State Alumni Lynchburg Trip Join the Athens State University Alumni Association at 9:00am for charter bux excursion to Lynchburg, TN. Choose from either shopping the quaint boutiques and shops or touring the world-famous Jack Daniel's Distillery. Attendees will enjoy lunch at the famous Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House. This all-inclusive trip can be enjoyed for $65.00 per person. For more information or to reserve your spot please call 256-233-8185 or visit www.athens.edu/alumni.
Apr 5th -- Weave Yor Own Easter Basket Mooresville Mercantile 5081 Mooresville Road, Mooresville AL Joine Sara Glines of Mt. Crescent Crafts of Randolph, New Hampshire will teach you how to weave your own basket. Workshop includes all supplies. This is a good workshop for a parent/child or grandparent/child day out. Recommended for age 8 and up. Cost $49.00 For more information or to register for this event, visit www.mooresvillemercantile.com/spring-workshops/
Apr 5th -- 3rd Annual Storybook Ball 5:00PM-7:00PM Limestone County Event Center 114 West Pryor Street, Athens, AL The Athens-Limestone Public Library invites you to join them for an evening of fun with your child. Tickets go on sale Feb 24 at the Library 405 #. South Street, Athens, AL- $15.00 for ages 3-18 and $20.00 for adults. For more information email email@example.com
Apr 11th -- Spring Plants Sale at Huntsville Botanical Gardens Huntsville Botanical Garden 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue, Huntsville, AL The Garden Guild’s Spring Plant Sale, the largest plant sale in North Alabama, offers annuals by the flat or pack; ferns, geraniums, a huge selection of herbs, cherished heirloom plants, houseplants, orchids, perennials, old-fashioned roses, vegetable plants, water plants, wildflowers, shrubs, vines, and trees, including fruit and berry trees! All varieties have been specially selected to thrive in North Alabama. Members sale: April 10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Public Sale: April 11 & 12, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; April 13. 12-5 p.m. For more information, contact Huntsville Botanical Garden 256-830-4447 or visit www.hsvbg.org
Apr 12th -- Heal and Crank Duathalon in Mooresville, AL Registration at Active.com This race is a beginner-friendly event as well as a good Sprint for the veterans. It consists of a 3 mi. run, a 13.5 mi. bike and a 3 mi. run.
Apr 12th -- Make Felted Eggs for Your Easter Basket Mooresville Mercantile 5081 Mooresville Road, Mooresville, AL Join Michelle Drake of LongLeaf Studio as she leads you through the process of wet felting an egg. All supplies furnished. You will complete on egg during the class and sent home with supplies to make a second egg on your own. Not recommended for younger children due to the use of heated water for felting. Fee is $39.00. For more information or to register, visit www.mooresvillemercantile.com/spring-workshops/
Apr 12th -- Chick-Fil-A 5K Athens, AL This USATF Certified course race will offer 1-mile, 5K, and a 10K option for runners. The race benefits Bridges of Hope Adoption Ministry. Directly beside the finish line will be the Family Fun Zone with inflatibles and activities for the family awaiting to cheer their runner from 7:00am to 10:00am. Register online at CFS Race Series.
Apr 12th -- Athens Historic Walking Tours Come join local guides as they stroll through one of five historic districts of Alabama's second oldest city. Check-in is at 9:45am at the Athens-Limestone Visitors Cente 100 North Beaty Street and tours depart at 10:00am. Free For more information: 256-232-5411 or info@VisitAthensAL.com Join the conversation on Facebook too.
Apr 18th -- Singing on the Square 6pm Join Athens-Limestone County Tourism for the kickoff of the 2014 season of this free concert series on the Marion Street side of the Limestone County Courthouse in downtown Athens, AL. For more information 256-232-5411.
Apr 19th -- Breadmaking with Joyce London of London Bread Mooresville Mercantile 5081 Mooresville Road, Mooresville, AL This day of breadmaking will have you leaving with apple bread and dinner rolls ready for the oven for Easter Brunch. Bring a loaf pan and round pan to take your fresh made treats home. Suitable for ages 8 and up. Cost is $39.00. For more information or to register www.MooresvilleMercantile.com/spring-workshops/
Apr 19th -- Athens Historic Walking Tours Come join local guides as they stroll through one of five historic districts of Alabama's second oldest city. Check-in is at 9:45am at the Athens-Limestone Visitors Cente 100 North Beaty Street and tours depart at 10:00am. Free For more information: 256-232-5411 or info@VisitAthensAL.com Join the conversation on Facebook too.
Apr 19th -- Walk for Autism and 5K Race to Solve the Puzzle Athens High School U.S. 31, Athens, AL 35611. Join the Autism Society of Alabama and help solve the puzzle of autism spectrum disorders one step at a time! The annual Walk for Autism and 5K race is the single most powerful fundraising event in April that unifies thousands of participants statewide in support of the mission and projects of the Autism Society. For more information, register to participate or donate online at www.walkforautismal.com
Apr 19th -- Classic Motorsports LLC Car Show 15487 Hastings Road, Athens, AL 35613. 10:00AM until ? All bikes, cars and trucks are welcome to this event - no entry fee required. There will be a 50/50 Drawing -- all proceeds from the raffle and entrance donations will go to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. Concessions available on site. For more information, contact Jake Malone 256-233-3306 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Apr 21st - May 16th -- Athens State University Alumni Artist Exhibition Center for Lifelong Learning 121 South Marion Street, Athens, AL Athens Stae Univeristy Alumni Artist are excited to invite you to view the 8th Annual Alumni Art Exhibition. The show will display a variety of styles, media and techniques. There will be a reception and meet the artist on April 25th at 6:30pm. The exhibit is fre and open to the public. For more information, please contact Gary Anderson email@example.com or Richard Drewyor at firstname.lastname@example.org
Apr 25th - 26th -- Best Bucking BBQ Cook-Off Southern Crossroads, a non-profit organization, formed of a group of dedicated volunteers, will host the 8th Annual Best Buckin BBQ Cook Off, April 25-26, 2014 in Athens, Alabama at the Limestone County Sheriff's Rodeo Arena 18118 AL Hwy 99. This is a Shadetree BBQ Cookoff/BackYard Division. Bring your best receipes to participate in Ribs, Chicken, and “Peoples Choice” Categories. The Best Buckin BBQ is for the weekend barbeque warriors. Space is limited, so get your entries in as soon as possible. For more information or registration forms, call 256-232-4650
Apr 26th -- Athens Historic Walking Tours Come join local guides as they stroll through one of five historic districts of Alabama's second oldest city. Check-in is at 9:45am at the Athens-Limestone Visitors Cente 100 North Beaty Street and tours depart at 10:00am. Free For more information: 256-232-5411 or info@VisitAthensAL.com Join the conversation on Facebook too.
Apr 26 -- Earth Day and Outdoor EXPO Big Spring Memorial Park Beaty Street, Athens, AL 10:00AM-3:00PM Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful and Athens-Limestone County Tourism invites you to come join them for a day of family-friendly fun. Talk with exhibitors about conservations, outdoor activities and more. Let the kids enjoy crafting and learning stations.Vicky Bechham Smith "The Bat Lady" from A-Z Animals in Fayetteville, GA will bring her bats and dispel common myths and share facts. For more information contact Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful at 256-233-8728 or Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association 256-232-5411.
Apr 26 -- Cars and Bikes on the Square Athens, AL 8:00am to 3:00pm
Activities 8:00am to 8;00pm The classic cars, bikes and automobiles roll into to downtown Athens, AL for this all day family friendly event. Come enjoy these shiny collectables, peruse the shops, enjoy the dining, see the sights and stay 4:00pm to 8:00pm the live music on the Square. Participants - Day of Registration $20. Registered participants get a chance at cash and prizes including a tool box from Snap-On. Lou Santiago of Car Fix is among the celebrities coming to the event. The kids will enjoy meeting the racers and learning about cCormack's Go Kart Racing team and local track, see the drag racers and race cars, and ice cream from Athens' own Kreme Delight. For more information: www.CarsontheSquare.com; Tom Schuman 256-457-9179 or by email at TSchuman@comrep.com
Apr 26th -- Prancing Paws Carnival Celebration 10:00AM-1:00PM Beasley Fields, Athens State University Hobbs Street, Athens, AL. All dogs welcome. Goodie Bags, Obstacle Courses, Water Station for Puppy Hydration, and Raffle. Dogs seeking forever homes from MARF and Peace, Love and Animals will be there too. Popcorn, Soda, Cotton Candy and Snow Cones.
Apr 26th -- Athens-Limestone Hospital Gala Westin 6800 Governors West, NW • Huntsville, Alabama 35806. Join the Athens-Limestone Hospital Foundation for a semi-formal event at the Westin Hotel. Cocktail hour begins at 6:00pm and dinner is served at 7:00pm. Tickets are $100.00 each and can be purchased at www.alhfevents.org or mailing a check to 100 Sanders Street, Athens, AL 35611 or by calling 256-233-9236.
Apr 25th-27th -- Panoply Art Festival downtown Huntsville, AL Each spring in the heart of the Rocket City the arts are in full bloom at the Panoply Arts Festival. The Festival celebrates music, dance, theatre, and the visual arts, making Panoply (as defined by Mr. Webster) a "magnificent, impressive array"! For more details, visit Panoply's page.
May 1st - 2nd -- Homeland Security Bass Tournament Ingall's Harbor 701 Market St NW, Decatur, AL 35601 Join The Boat House for their annual tournament to recognize the brave men and women who have saved lives and have served valiantly to ensure our safety and protect our liberties. Choose one day or fish them both! Friday, May 2nd is the Big Bass Tournament in which there will be hourly Big Bass weigh-ins from 1pm to 5pm. Saturday, May 3 is Team Tournament in which teams will compete in a regular weigh-in tournament of five fish. For more information or to register visit The Boat House Homeland Security Bass Tournament Page
May 2nd - 3rd -- Homespun Arts and Crafts Show/Plant Sale at Athens Bible School 507 Hoffman Street Athens, AL 35611 Friday: 10am - 6pm Saturday: 9am - 4pm Admission is Free. For more information visit the Athens Bible School Homespun Page
May 2nd - 3rd -- 6th Annual Ardmore Tractor/Truck Pull 7:00 PM at John Barnes Park, 26425 Hamlett Street, Ardmore, TN 38449. Classes: Light Super Stock Tractors, Heavy Super Stock Tractors, Limited Pro Stock Tractors, 6200 TWD Trucks, 9300 Super Farm Tractors, P4=PSFWD Trucks Admission: $10.00 (each night), 6 & under FREE, No Rain Checks, No Refunds For more info call: Mike Magnusson, 256-468-4950/ Mike Zeitner, 931-625-7858 or www.lionwap.org/eclub/sites/ArdmoreTN
May 2nd - 3rd -- Limestone County Relay for Life 7:00pm to 7:00am at the Athens SportsPlex US 31 in Athens, AL (just south of I-65 Exit 354) Join the teams of Limestone County Relay for Life as they walk the night way to fight to wipe out cancer. Teams will have booths with items and food for sale in efforts to meet or beat their team Relay fundraising goal. Music, zumba and more will keep the night fun and pumped full of energy. Join the conversation at Facebook for upcoming Team Fundraisers and Relay Night events.
May 3rd -- Athens Cruise-In Shine the chrome, polish the paint or grab the family for some fun on the Square in downtown Athens, AL as the antique cars roll in and park. Enjoy a meal or do a little shopping too. Free For morei nformation: Tschuman@comrep.com Join the conversation on Facebook too.
May 3rd -- Aug 31st -- Alice's Garden Wonders Hunstville Botanical Garden 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue Huntsville, AL Step inside the looking glass and experience the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, Play the Queen of Hearts Chess, get lost in the Door Maze, play a round of Queen's Croquet, Cool yourself at the Teapot and Teacup, wander the Queen's Castle, visit Tweedledee and Tweedledumb's home and learn the mysteries of the Jaberwocky and the Mock Turtle. For ticket information, contact the Huntsville Botanical Gardent at 256-830-4447 or visit www.hsvbg.org.