Area Events

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  • Alabama Restaurant Week

When: August 15th – August 24th
Where: Across the State
Sign up is quick and easy. Restaurants can sign up at www.alabamarestaurantweek.com

  • Rotary Day Celebration

When: Saturday, August 23rd, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Rotary Park, King Street in Boaz
Free hot dogs, drinks and inflatables. The Boaz Rotary Club will honor the late Tom Gilbreath during the celebration.

  • Farm Ya’ll Festival

When: August 23rd
Where: Cullman, Festhalle Market Platz @ 8 a.m.
Local celebrity chef appearances, contests, rides and local produce available. Free admission. For more information, farmyall.com.

  • 9th Annual Fyffe UFO Day

When: August 23rd 
Where: Fyffe Town Park
Gates open at 9 a.m. with live music, car show, antique tractors and cars and kids games. Admission is free.

  • T.O.P.S. Open House

When: August 26th, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Boaz Church of the Nazarene
T.O.P.S., Take Off Pounds Sensibly, # 0564 in Boaz will hold an open house for the community and for those interested in learning more. For more information, www.tops.org or 256-571-6099.

  • Creating A Legacy Through Planned Giving 

When: Wednesday, August 27th, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Hospice of Marshall County Community Room
Free lunch for the 1st 50 people to RSVP. Lunch after the 1st 50 people will be $5. Professionals will be able to earn an hour of CPE, and should feel free to invite a client as well.  RSVP online http://pgcaugustluncheon.eventbrite.com or call Annah Grace Morgan at 256‑891-7724.

  • LAUNCH Program Open House

When: Thursday, August 28th, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Where: Gadsden Career Center, 216 North 5th Street, Gadsden, Al 35901
Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the Launch coordinator and counselor and learn more about the Launch Youth Services, a career development program. The event is catered by The Cupboard Restaurant and Bakery.

  • 28th Annual Mule Day

When: Sept. 1st
Where: Ider Town Park
Mule and draft horse pulls, antique tractor show, arts and crafts. Parade starts at 9:30 a.m. For more information, 256-657-4184.

  • Jackson County Fair

When: Sept. 2nd-6th
Where: Scottsboro, Veteran’s Park Fairgrounds
Admission is charged. For more information, jacksoncountyfairscottsboro.org.

  • Downtown Albertville Community Workshops

When: Sept 4th & 9th, 5:30 – 7 :30 p.m.
Where: Sand Mountain Toyota Community Room

  • 17th Annual 10 Mile Yard Sale

When: Sept. 5th & 6th
Where: County Road 1545
For more information, contact 256-737-0604.

  • Women’s Self Defense Class

When: Saturday, Sept. 6th, 9 a.m.
Where: Albertville Elementary School gym
Hosted by the Albertville Police Department. Must be at least 16 years of age, anyone under 18 must have a parent or guardian present. Cost of the class is $20 which will cover the cost of a manual received during training. Limited to 30 people only. Another class will be announced at a later date. To register, contact SGT. Dave Haun 256-891-8273.

  • Cherokee County Class of 1994 Reunion

When: Saturday, Sept. 13
Where: Chattokee Lodge , Gaylesville
$25 fee per person, pay in advance. For more information, 256-490-8453

  • 57th Annual Marshall County Fair

When: Sept 16- 20th, 2014
Where: Boaz VFW Fairgrounds
Fair admission is $4. Children 5 and younger free. Armbands Tue & Wed $15. Thursday through Saturday $20.

  • Albertville Air Show

When: Saturday, Sept. 27th, 2014, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Albertville Regional Airport
For more information, contact Doug Emge at 256-878-1433.

  • Jennifer Garmany Hallmark Memorial Scholarship Run

When: Saturday, Sept. 27th, 8 a.m.
Where: Snead State Community College, Boaz
For more information, visit snead.edu/jennifersrace

  • 1st Annual 5K Munchkin Run

When: Saturday, Sept. 27th, 2014
Where: Vivian Lee Maddox Sports Complex
Proceeds will go to help children and families who have childhood cancer. For more information, call 256-543-2894,256-442-2898 or by email 5kmunchkinrun@gmail.com

  •  50th Annual Boaz Harvest Festival

When: Friday & Saturday Oct. 3rd and 4th, 2014
Where: Downtown Boaz
Beauty pageant, car show, live entertainment, food vendors, kids area. For more information, contact the Boaz Chamber of Commerce at 256-593-8154.

  • Harvest Moon Midnight Run

When: Friday, Oct. 3rd, 11:59 p.m.
Where: Boaz
For more information, contact the Boaz Chamber at 256-593-8105

  • Hokes Bluff Women’s Conference

When: Friday, Oct 17th & Sat. Oct 18th
Where: First Baptist Church of Hokes Bluff
Guest speakers, songs of worship, breakout sessions and meals. Tickets $35 by Sept 1st or $40 starting Sept. 2nd. For more information, hokesbluffwomensconference.com.

  • Miss Gadsden State Pageant

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

  • 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.