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March 02, 2018 to December 07, 2018

First Fridays Florence


Join friends, family or co-workers to experience the wonderfully festive atmosphere of First Fridays in Downtown Florence! On the first Friday of each month from March through December, Historic Downtown Florence comes alive with art, music, shopping and entertainment for the whole family! Enjoy the sights and sounds around every corner – dine in one of our fine restaurants – shop at our galleries and stores – or take a leisurely stroll to enjoy one-of-a-kind arts and the finest live music around!

March 02, 2018 to December 28, 2018

First Fridays Bicentennial Kick-Off


The City of Florence will kick off its Bicentennial events with the First Fridays event on Friday, March 2, 2018, in downtown Florence. The event will be from 5-8 p.m.

April 27, 2018

UNA Bands: President's Concert


UNA Bands will present the annual President's Concert on Friday, April 27, at 7 p.m. in Norton Auditorium.

May 04, 2018

Shoals Symphony at UNA: Disney LIVE! Ratatouille


The Shoals Symphony at UNA presents Disney LIVE! "Ratatouille" on Friday, May 4, at 7 p.m.

May 17, 2018 to May 19, 2018

Shoals Storytelling Festival


Join the best story-tellers in the nation for two days of music, history, and BIG stories!

May 18, 2018 to May 19, 2018

Shoals Front Porch Storytelling Festival 2018


The Shoals Front Porch Storytelling Festival. Nationally and internationally known tellers share their stories. Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and evening event 7-9 p.m. Visit website for schedule and more information.

May 19, 2018 to May 20, 2018

Arts Alive Festival


Arts Alive Festival

June 02, 2018 to June 03, 2018

Frontier Day Celebration


Step back in time and listen to dulcimer music while watching artisans in costumes creating baskets, brooms, quilts and much more.

July 04, 2018

4th of July Celebration


Jul 4, Florence. July 4th Celebration. 256-740-4141. www.visitflorenceaL.com. Free

July 20, 2018 to July 29, 2018

W.C. Handy Music Festival


The W.C. Handy Music Festival is a weeklong celebration of the musical heritage of northwest Alabama, honoring Florence native, W. C. Handy, "Father of the Blues." Over 200 events take place during the week, ranging from mini-concerts to headliner concerts, plays to art exhibits, picnics to restaurants and clubs. We are located almost equidistant from Nashville, Memphis and Birmingham. The area known as "The Shoals," where the majority of the events take place, includes the cities of Florence, Sheffield, Tuscumbia and Muscle Shoals.

October 20, 2018

Alabama Renaissance Feast


Florence. Alabama Renaissance Feast. 256-740-4141. www.alarenfaire.org. Admission charged. Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum--Authentic Renaissance Feast prepared by a world-renowned chef, with entertainment provided during the meal. 7 p.m.

October 27, 2018 to October 28, 2018

Alabama Renaissance Faire


Florence. Alabama Renaissance Faire. 256-740-4141. www.alarenfaire.org. Free. Wilson Park--The park is transformed into Fountain-on-the-Green for an entire weekend, with vendors, demonstrators and performers on location. Sat, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun, 1-5 p.m.

November 29, 2018 to December 01, 2018

Sugarplum Marketplace


An annual holiday shopping marketplace

June 29, 2019 to October 20, 2019

Florence Neal: Works on Paper


Auburn University alumna and New York-based artist Florence Neal will set up a working studio in the gallery adjacent to her exhibition.