Athens-Limestone AL Blossoms with Spring & Easter Events
The weather may not be cooperating yet, but Athens-Limestone Alabama is ready to welcome Spring especially with Easter just around the corner on April 1st. Whether it's photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny or tips for a greener yard, or celebrating bursting blooms... there's something going on every week.
If you want to put a little "Spring" in your step, build family memories this Easter, or do a little sprucing up around the home we have the events for you. Our roundup starts on...
... March 17th with several Spring-related activities with the events continue through April 1st with a variety of Easter-Related events.
Don't forget to pack your camera or charge your cell because you don't want to miss the photos with the Easter Bunny or the luck of finding the Golden Egg!
March 17, 2018
Mar 17, 2018 -- Spring Gathering with Mooresville Mercantile (5081 Mooresville Road in Mooresville, AL) in welcoming Spring by enjoy the crafters, artists, small businesses and community organizations that join them under the trees from 9:00AM-12:00PM.
Mar 17, 2018 -- Sheep Shearing Demonstration with Gary Lawson at 1818 Farms (24889 Lauderdale Street in Mooresville) starting at 9:30AM. Free. Reserve your space at 1818Farms.com
Mar 17, 2018 -- Limestone County Master Gardeners workshop at Lowe's Receiving Area (1109 U.S. Highway 72E in Athens) from 10:00AM-11:00AM for "Fruit Trees" with Chris Becker of Limestone County Extension Office. For additional information contact Janis Dill at 256-771-0031.
Mar 17, 2018 -- St. Patrick's Day Party at Limestone Flea Market (30030 U.S. Highway 72 in Madison) form 10:00AM-4:00PM with raffles, games, shopping, and Blarney Stone hunting. Free.
Mar 17, 2018 -- Spring Open House and Egg Hunt with the Shoppes of Ardmore Avenue (Ardmore Avenue in Ardmore, AL) starting at 11:00AM. Kids Egg Hunt starts at 11:00AM; adults enjoy a special egg hunt with participating stores with coupons and deals inside.
Mar 17, 2018 -- Limestone Saddle Club Fun Show at the Limestone County Sheriff's Arena (AL-99 on the right past Elm Street intersection) starting at 12:00PM for an open show including Quarter Halter classes, Pony Halter Classes, Western Pleasure, English Pleasure, Racking, Barrels, Poles and more for youth and adults. Cake Walk and Silent Auction Horse/Rider: $25.00; Exhibition: $5.00 p/run. Public Admission: $5.00; Ages 5&under Free. For more information including classes: Facebook
Mar 17, 2018 -- Easter Egg Hunt with Mays Memorial Baptist Church (23636 AL-251 in Toney) from 2:00PM-3:00PM.
March 18, 2018
Mar 18, 2018 -- Easter Eggstravaganza with Good Shepherd United Methodist Church (1418 Old Railroad Bed Road in Madison) from 2:00PM-4:00PM with crafts, games, snacks and egg hunts.
March 20, 2018
Mar 20, 2018 -- Easter Zax Kidz Night at Zaxby's Athens (221 French Farms Boulevard in Athens) from 5:30PM-7:30PM with an Easter-themed night of fun with face painting, crafts and more.
March 21, 2018
Mar 21, 2018 -- Storytelling Hour Easter Egg Hunt at the Ardmore Public Library (25836 Main Street in Ardmore) starting at 10:00AM. For more information: (931) 427-4883
March 24, 2018
Mar 24, 2018 -- Candlelight Spring Fling at Candlelight Antiques (26051 Upper Elkton Road in Elkmont) from 9:00AM-5:00PM with special sales, vintage items, and refreshments.
Mar 24, 2018 -- Frugal Frenzy Fair at the Limestone County Sheriff's Arena (AL-99 on the right past the Elm Intersection in Athens) from 8:00AM-5:00PM with vendors, bounce houses for the kids, concessions, Rocket City Mobile Vet and more.
Mar 24, 2018 -- Easter Spring Fling Craft and Vendor Show at the Vietnam Veterans Building (17915 West Elm Street in Athens) from 10:00AM-3:00PM. Free admission.
Mar 24, 2018 -- Easter Open House at Welleswood Venue (1005 Elkton Street in Athens) from 1:00PM-4:00PM with treats and the Easter Bunny. For more information: Lisa 256-616-2052
Mar 24, 2018 -- Easter Egg Hunt with Athens SportsPlex All Kids Park (U.S. Highway 31N and Elm Street in Athens) from 2:00PM-4:00PM for ages 0-13. Easter Bunny, Photo booth, Face Painting, Moon bounce and slide, and Kona Ice.
Mar 24, 2018 -- Friendship Flashlight Egg Hunt at Friendship United Methodist Church (16479 Lucas Ferry Road in Athens) starting at 5:30PM with food and activities followed by egg hunts for everyone starting at 6:00PM. More information friendshipumc.org
March 25, 2018
Mar 25, 2018 -- Palm Sunday with First Presbyterian Church on the Square (112 South Jefferson Street in Athens) starting at 11:00AM.
Mar 25, 2018 -- Family Fun Day with Humble Heart Farms (25235 Mooresville Road in Elkmont) from 11:00AM-3:00PM. Sample the 10 flavors of Humble Heart Goat Cheese or 6 flavors of Wrights Dairy Raw Milk Cow Cheese; pet the lambs and baby goats; take a tour of the farm and milking barn and learn how it is all done. Free. humbleheartfarms.com
Mar 25, 2018 -- Friendship North Campus Flashlight Egg Hunt at Friendship North (21960 Easter Ferry Road in Elkmont) starting at 6:00PM.
Mar 25, 2018 -- 2-S 2018 Spring Series at 2-S Arena (26155 Thach Road in Athens of I-65 Exit 361) with barrel racing for a variety of age and skill starting at 12:00PM with exhibition and show at 3:00PM.. Membership: Individual: $30.00; Family: $50.00; Day Permit: $10.00. For more information about divisions, prizes, and more: Mindy Sanders 256-278-5758
March 26, 2018
Mar 26-30, 2018 -- Holy Week Noon Service and Lunch with First Presbyterian Church on the Square (112 South Jefferson Street in Athens) starting at 12:00PM.
March 29, 2018
Mar 29, 2018 -- Talking Tomatoes at the Limestone County Extension Office (1109 West Market Street in Athens) from 6:00PM-7:30PM. Tips and tricks for a bountiful harvest. $10.00 per person, registration by March 27 at 256-232-5510
Mar 29, 2018 -- Maundy Thursday with First Presbyterian Church on the Square (112 South Jefferson Street in Athens) at 6:30PM.
March 30, 2018
Mar 30, 2018 -- Good Friday Observance -- local governments, area agencies, attractions, restaurants and shops may be closed or have modified hours of operation in observance of this holiday. Please call ahead to confirm availability and hours.
Mar 30, 2018 -- Good Friday Services with Capshaw Baptist Church (14944 Dupree Worthey Road in Harvest) with two options 11:30AM-12:30PM or 6:30PM-7:30PM.
March 31, 2018
Mar 31, 2018 -- Easter Egg Hunt with First Presbyterian Church on the Square at the Revival Building (305 West Washington Street in Athens) starting at 9:00AM.
Mar 31, 2018 -- Easter Egg Hunt with Emmanuel Baptist Church (1917 U.S. Highway 72W in Athens) from 10:00AM-11:00AM with egg games, egg hunt, and more!
Mar 31, 2018 -- Kids Easter Celebration with Mable Hill Baptist Church (3778 Ready Section Road in Ardmore) from 11:00AM-1:00PM with food, prizes, and an Easter Message.
Mar 31, 2018 -- Easter Egg Hunt at Joe Wheeler State Park (4401 McLean Drive in Rogersville, AL) from 11:00AM-12:00PM for ages 11 and under with over 2000 eggs to find, games, arts and crafts, and the Easter Bunny.
April 1, 2018
Apr 1, 2018 -- Easter Sunrise Service with the Athens-Limestone Ministerial Service on Beasley Field of Athens State University (Hobbs Street one block past the Athens Police Department) from 6:30AM-7:00AM. For more information: Jason Parnell 256-232-6119
Apr 1, 2018 -- Sunrise Service and Breakfast with the First Presbyterian Church on the Square (112 South Jefferson Street in Athens) starting at 6:30AM in the courtyard.
Apr 1, 2018 -- Community Wide Easter Service with Mays Memorial Baptist Church (23636 AL-251 in Toney). Sunrise Service at 6:30AM followed by breakfast; 8:30AM Sunday School; 9:30AM Worship. This will be an outdoor event (weather permitting) jackets suggested.
Apr 1, 2018 -- Easter Sunrise Service with Full Gospel Tabernacle (17470 Seven Mile Post Road in Athens) from 7:00AM-8:00AM with Sunrise Breakfast to follow in the fellowship hall.
Apr 1, 2018 -- Easter Service with Calvary Live on campus (4839 Calvary Boulevard in Tanner) from 8:00AM-1:00PM with petting zoo and Easter Egg hunt at both services.
Apr 1, 2018 -- Easter Service with the First Presbyterian Church on the Square (112 South Jefferson Street in Athens) starting at 11:00AM.
Apr 1, 2018 -- Easter Sunday Buffer at Danielle's at Joe Wheeler State Park Lodge (4403 McLean Drive in Rogersville, AL) from 11:00AM-2:30PM. Adults: $15.95; Children $7.95
Glory Road Driving Tour
Take time this Easter Season and enjoy a tour of 35 historic and community churches of Athens-Limestone County.
Many of the churches highlighted within the pages of Glory Road offer glimpses into our communities, our history, reflect a variety of architectural appointments, and each encourages you to join them Sunday's during your exploration.
This historic-cultural brochure is available from the Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association at the Athens-Limestone Visitors Center 100 North Beaty Street in Athens.
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