Area Events

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  • Food Drive

When: Through Nov. 17th
Where: Golden Living-Boaz
A contest is being set up between Boaz City Schools. Donations will be delivered to residents in the Boaz Senior Center, Manor House and Mtn. Vernon Homes. For more information or to make donation, contact 256-558-2652.

  • Tailgating Party

When: Saturday, Nov. 1st; 6 p.m. until
Where: Big Spring Lake Golf Club- Albertville
All seats $15. Cash bar and tailgating foods. Cornhole, putting and other activities.

  • Jason Otter’s School of Basketball Basketball Camps

When: Nov. 1st & Nov 2nd; Sat. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Sun. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Coosa Christian School, Gadsden
To register for camp, visit otterbasketball.com or call 1-866-2966

  • Miss Gadsden State Pageant

When:  Friday, Nov. 7th @6 p.m.
Where: Wallace Hall at Gadsden State

  • Dogtown Fire Dept. Mini Harvest Festival

When: Sat. Nov. 8th; 5 p.m.- 8 p.m.
Where: Dogtown Fire Dept.
Games and prizes for all ages. Hot dogs, chips, drinks, $3. Cake walk, face painting, and more.

  • Altrusa Autumn Expo

When: Sat. Nov. 8th, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (rain or shine)
Where: Senior Activity Center / 623 Broad Street, Gadsden
Admission: $5 Donation. Food and craft vendors. Bring a can good for the Etowah County Food Bank. For more information, 256-458-1589.

  • Union Rescue Squad Thanksgiving Dinner

When: Sat. Nov. 8th; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Union Rescue Squad-Boaz
Thanksgiving meal $7, includes chicken dressing, green beans, mashed potatoes and tea. For more information: 256-593-6961

  • Christmas Village

When: Sat. Nov. 15th, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: Crossroads Mall-Albertville
Arts and craft vendors. Presented by Paisley Promotions.

  • Whole Backstage Benefit

When: Fri. Nov 21st.; 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Whole Backstage Theater in Guntersville
Tickets are $25, with proceeds going to the Whole Backstage. For more information: 256-572-4072.

  • Boaz Christmas Parade

When: Friday, Dec. 5th, 5:30 p.m.
Where: downtown Boaz
For more information, contact the chamber at 256-593-8154.

  • Old Fashioned Christmas in Boaz Festival

When: Fri. Dec. 5th & Sat. Dec. 6th
Where: Downtown Boaz
Visit with Santa at the Boaz Chamber on Sat. and see live deer and Kangaroo. Carolers will stroll the streets and entertain shoppers. Ride in a house drawn wagon as they take you downtown. Arts & Craft vendors, food and children’s play area.