2019 Elkmont Hound Dog Half Not Just for the Dogs
January in the tiny northern Limestone County Alabama Town of Elkmont is a bustling time - contrary to the rest of the world nestling into their post-holiday recovery. The small eclectic community of family homes, family farms, boutiques, antiquaries, and specialty shops including world-renowned fromagerie Belle Chevre have an especially busy weekend laid upon them during Elkmont Hound Dog Half-Marathon weekend.
This annual half-marathon, that's 13.1 miles for the non-running inclined, hosted by the Elkmont Cross-Country and Track Teams and their supporters is not only a fundraiser but an economic boon to the community at large. The race was made famous by a wandering blood hound ...
Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series Announced
Athens, AL – Athens State University Foundation and the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention Steering Committee are pleased to introduce the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series. This four-part series, leading up to the 2019 Fiddlers Convention in October, will allow bluegrass lovers to enjoy the sounds of old-time music throughout the year.
All four concerts will be held at...
"Sean of the South" to Speak at Athens State
Athens, AL – Athens State University is pleased to announce that Sean of the South (Sean Dietrich) will be coming to campus for “An Evening with Sean of the South” on Thursday, January 17 at 6:00 PM. The event, sponsored by Athens State’s Livingston Concert/Lecture Series, will take place in McCandless Hall. Dietrich will hold a book signing during a small reception that will follow.
Dietrich, best known for...