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January 11, 2018 to January 17, 2018

Havana Printmaking Week


Artist Daniel Rodriguez Garcia returns to Mobile for a series of events and workshops designed to explore Cuban culture through his innovative approach to storytelling through print.

January 18, 2018

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac


Rumours is the country’s premier Fleetwood Mac tribute band. Based in Atlanta, GA, Rumours captures the energy of Fleetwood Mac at the height of their career by blending perfect harmonies, precise instrumentation and a visually engaging stage show. Rumours’ dedication to recreating the Fleetwood Mac experience has skyrocketed their popularity, garnering a loyal fan base.

January 18, 2018 to February 10, 2018



Full-length musical comedy

January 20, 2018
February 06, 2018

Hypothermia Class

Fort Payne

Learn how to prevent hypothermia and stay safe.

February 08, 2018 to February 11, 2018

"Walking Across Egypt," a play adapted by Catherine Bush at the Red Door

Union Springs

"Walking Across Egypt," a play at the Red Door, adapted by Catherine Bush from the novel by Clyde Edgerton.

February 10, 2018 to May 28, 2018

Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites


In this highly immersive and engaging exhibit, families discover the joy and power of reading at any age. Step into the world of your favorite storybooks — building a snowperson and making snow angels in The Snowy Day, tucking in Peter Rabbit, and finding Spot.

February 10, 2018 to December 08, 2018

Rappel/Rock Climb

Fort Payne

Have fun rappelling down the cliff or challenging the rock by climbing up it!

February 12, 2018

Moon Pies on Main: Mardi Gras Parades at The Wharf

Orange Beach

Who’s ready for moon pies on Main? It’s time for our annual Mardi Gras parades at The Wharf.

February 16, 2018
February 17, 2018
February 24, 2018

Image Transfer on Clay – Workshop with Nelson Grice


I’m excited to host a image transfer workshop with the accomplished ceramic artist, Nelson Grice. This will be a hands-on workshop taking a look and applying various techniques used to transfer painted imagery, copy-machine images (including photography), text, and drawings in your ceramic artwork. We will also explore how to apply color and pattern into the transfer images. Nelson’s work with image transfer techniques is featured in Lark Book’s “500 Prints On Clay.” This workshop is suitable for all experience levels.

February 24, 2018

Winter Jazz Concert

Fort Payne

The 3rd Annual Winter Jazz Concert is set for Saturday, February 24, 2018. This exclusive event is sure to please jazz enthusiasts and music lovers alike. This event has become a much anticipated annual fundraiser for environmental education.

February 27, 2018 to February 28, 2018

Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays


Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, by Mo Gaffney, Jordan Harrison, Moisés Kaufman, Neil LaBute, Wendy MacLeod, José Rivera, Paul Rudnick, and Doug Wright, conceived by Brian Shnipper.

March 02, 2018 to March 25, 2018

Enjoy the Wonders of Spring


Enjoy the wonders of spring at Jasmine Hill during the peak blooming season. Japanese Cherries and Azaleas create spectacular views in "Alabama's Little Corner of Greece". Open Fridays and Saturdays from 9;00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 pm.

March 03, 2018 to December 29, 2018

Rappelling Adventure

Fort Payne

A chance to start the day on a cliff

March 20, 2018 to March 22, 2018

High Adventure Trip 1

Fort Payne

a fun filled adventure of climbing, rappelling, caving, and canoeing

April 05, 2018 to April 14, 2018

Come Home, It's Suppertime---Spring 2018


April 5,6,7, 2018 and April 12,13,14, 2018---Brundidge, "Come Home It's Suppertime" 334-685-5524, We Piddle Around Theater, Alabama's Official Folklife Play! Admission charged

April 06, 2018 to December 28, 2018

Rock Climbing Adventure

Fort Payne

Climb the sandstone cliffs of Alabama

April 13, 2018

Mountain Bike Tour

Fort Payne

A scenic bike tour of Little River Canyon region.

April 13, 2018

Joel Bacon, organ


The 2017-2018 Cathedral Concert Series presents Joel Bacon, organ, performing on the 100-rank Grieb-Williams Organ at 7:30 p.m.

April 19, 2018 to April 20, 2018

21st Annual Alabama Writers Symposium


The Alabama Writers Symposium is an annual celebration of the Alabama literary arts in Monroeville, the Literary Capital of Alabama.

April 21, 2018

Earth Day at Little River Canyon Center

Fort Payne

Celebrate Earth Day with JSU Field Schools at the Little River Canyon Center. We will host hikes, crafts, and a day of fun. Live animal programs and awesome nature hikes.

April 21, 2018

Alabama Book Festival


The 13th Annual Alabama Book Festival will be in historic downtown Montgomery at Old Alabama Town on Saturday, April 21, 2018, with approximately 50 authors and more than 50 vendors and exhibitors.

April 27, 2018 to April 28, 2018

The Epic Trip

Fort Payne

An epic adventure of climbing, rappelling, and camping

May 05, 2018

Mariachi Concert

Fort Payne

Mariachi Concert Join us for this annual Latino inspired event including a Mariachi concert, authentic cuisine and fun activities for the whole family.

May 11, 2018 to May 20, 2018

The Importance of Being Earnest


A modern retelling of a classic comedy!

May 20, 2018 to July 29, 2018

77th Annual National Watercolor Society Exhibition


The Watercolor Society of Alabama was organized in 1939 and has been a continuing and vibrant influence in advancing the art of watercolor painting and in contributing to the enrichment of the cultural environment of the citizens of the State of Alabama.

June 01, 2018 to June 30, 2018

June is bustin' out all over, with beds of annuals and flowery shrubs!


June is bustin' out all over, with beds of annuals and flowery shrubs! Copies of famous statues set against brilliant flowers in "Alabama's Little Corner of Greece". Open Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 pm.

June 08, 2018 to June 09, 2018

Smokin Railroad Street BBQ Cook-Off


Backyard BBQ Cookoff sponsored by the Elkmont Lions Club. Fun for the family. People's Choice contest, arts and crafts vendors, entertainment and more.

June 09, 2018

Bluegrass on the Rim

Fort Payne

Bluegrass on the Rim Join us for the 5th Annual Bluegrass on the Rim Concert Saturday, June 9, 2018. Some of the finest bluegrass musicians in the industry along with some of the South’s best BBQ. Bring your lawn chair and join us at this year’s show!

June 19, 2018

Extreme Night Hike

Fort Payne

2.5 hour hike filled with bouldering, scrambling, and spelunking

July 17, 2018

Rock Climb/Rappel Combo

Fort Payne

Rock Climbing and rappelling in Northeast Alabama

August 05, 2018

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee Fundraiser Event


The Wake Up and Smell the Coffee event is sponsored by the Prattauga Art Guild and will feature art, music, and literary readings by local and regional writers. Coffee and treats available for a donation to the art guild kiln and special projects fund.

August 10, 2018 to August 18, 2018



What happens when the other woman in your marriage is the dog? Sophisticated, modern comedy!

August 24, 2018 to August 25, 2018

40th Annual Alabama Square and Round Dance Convention


Two days of Square dance, line dancing , clogging, and round dance workshops. Venders will be set up for you to shop.Nights are Fun filled dancing with exhibitions and all kinds of surprises!

September 03, 2018

Shoals Area Labor Day Festival


Sept 4, Tuscumbia. Shoals Area Labor Day Festival. 256-383-0783. www.colbertcountytourism.org. Free. Spring Park, 1 Spring Park Rd.--Parade at 11 a.m., speeches, prizes, food and more. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

October 11, 2018 to October 14, 2018

The Courage Worship Event

Fort Payne

A free 72 hour worship event!!

October 15, 2018

Poisonous Plants of Alabama

Fort Payne

Learn which plants to avoid and why in Alabama.

October 19, 2018 to October 20, 2018

Alabama Gourd Festival


The Alabama Gourd Show is held the third weekend in October, at the Cullman Civic Center. Shop the arts and crafts show, take a class, and maybe find a new hobby!

October 20, 2018

Haunted History Tours


Haunted History Tours - Cahawba Spirits Investigation

October 25, 2018

Afternoon Rock Climb

Fort Payne

a fun challenging climb from beginner walls to intermediate

October 26, 2018 to October 28, 2018

Spookapalooza Weekend at DeSoto State Park and Little River Canyon

Fort Payne

Spookapalooza Halloween Weekend Festival and Celebration at DeSoto State Park. Fun for the entire family...snacks, treats, costumes and excellent slap-your-knee-&-shiver storytelling!

October 27, 2018

Haunted History Tours


Haunted History Tours - Cahawba Spirits Investigation

October 27, 2018

Boo at Bellingrath 2018


Boo at Bellingrath, Bellingrath Gardens and Home: A day of trick-or-treating and Halloween fun in the Gardens for all ages! Admission charged. 251-973-2217.

October 30, 2018

Halloween Candy Walk


Prattville's Annual Halloween Candy Walk is for toddlers through 3rd grade for a safe and fun trick-or-treating experience and is sponsored by the City of Prattville and the merchants of downtown Prattville.

November 08, 2018 to November 17, 2018

Come Home, It's Suppertime---Fall 2018


November 8, 9, 10, 2018 and November 15, 16, 17, 2018----Brundidge, "Come Home It's Suppertime" 334-685-5524, We Piddle Around Theater, Alabama's Official Folklife Play! Admission charged

November 23, 2018 to December 31, 2018

Christmas In The Park


Nov 23-December 31, Arab. Christmas in the Park. 256-586-3138. www.arab-chamber.org. Free. Arab City Park See more than two million holiday lights while walking the park trails. Daily at dusk.

November 30, 2018 to December 01, 2018
December 04, 2018

Rappelling Adventure

Fort Payne

Rappelling in Northeast Alabama

December 07, 2018 to December 08, 2018

Pioneer Museum - Ole Time Christmas 2018


The magic of the Christmas season is brought to life and the treasured simplicity returns.

December 08, 2018

Spirit of Christmas Past Homes Tour & Luminaries


Take a nostalgic walk down luminary lit streets and avenues in Huntsville's historic Twickenham District. Tour private residences, the Weeden House Museum and other historic buildings ornately decorated for the holidays. Musicians add to the festive holiday spirit!