Area Events

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  • Alabama Sales Tax Holiday
    When: August 1st- 3rd
  • Rock the Block School Supply Drive

When: Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, 4 p.m.
Where: Caldwell Elementary School
Free admission. Children’s zone, food vendors, live entertainment. Bring school supplies to donate for children in Scottsboro & Jackson County.

  • Breakfast Fundraiser

When: Saturday, August 2nd, 6 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Where: New Union VFD
All you can eat for $5. Carry out available. New Union VFW-Highway 179 & Buffington Road.

  • Prayin For Our School Kids

When: Saturday, August 3rd, 5 p.m.
Where: The Privillian by the park in the center of town
Several youth groups will be performing. Brother Wiley Bailey will be speaking. Bring a lawn chair. For more information, contact 256-619-0119.

  • Albertville Junior Chamber Board School Supply Drive

When: Through August 7th
Where:  Various locations across the city.
School supply drive for Albertville City School Systems. For drop off locations, contact 256-878-3821

  • Media Club Back to School Supply Drive

When: Through August 10th, 2014
Where: Drop off boxes in the SUB at Snead State Community College, the McCain Learning Center and Boaz Public Library

  • Albertville Main Street Music Festival

When: Friday, August 8th & Sat. August 9th, 2014
Where: Downtown Albertville
Free concert featuring Gin Blossoms, Jo Dee Messina and the Bellamy Brothers. Main Street Music Fest Info

  • Active Shooter Scenario-Albertville High School

When: Monday, August 11th, exercise starts at 1 p.m.
Where: Albertville High School
This is only an exercise in conjunction with the Albertville Police Dept. Anyone wishing to observe should be at the high school no later than 12:45 p.m. There will be a designated area for parents, observers and media.

  • 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

  • Franklin County Watermelon Festival

When: August 15th & 16th
Where: Russellville
Watermelon contests, arts and craft vendors. Free admission and a free slice of watermelon. For more information, 256-332-1760.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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