Area Events

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  • 21st Annual Industry Appreciation Day

When: Thursday, Oct. 2nd, 12 (noon)
Where: Goose Pond Colony
Event will also include a golf tournament and dinner. For more information, contact 256-574-1331 or 256-259-5500.

  •  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

  • Hubble Foundation 5K

When: Saturday, Oct. 4th
Where:Lake Guntersville
The 5K is a certified route starting and ending at Civitan Park.  It is the same route as used by the Pink Pumpkin.All proceeds will benefit Hubble Foundation, a local nonprofit that benefits the widows, widowers, and children of telecommunication climbers that have died on the job. Registration can be completed www.laceupandtieoff.com

  • Health & Safety Expo

When: Tuesday, Oct. 7th
Where: Albertville Elementary School, Hwy 75
Free health fair for families. Many different and local health vendors and agencies will be present to give health screenings and help answer questions. Drawing for free weather radios and all families will receive a free Albertville City Schools bag.

  • 3rd Annual Pumpkins at the Lumpkin

When: Friday, Oct. 10th, 5 p.m.- 9 p.m. & Saturday. Oct. 11th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: The Lumpkin House
Fall festival with games and activities. $10 per child. Food and craft vendors will also be present. For more information, contact 256-891-8900

  • Sardis High School Baseball Inaugural Gold Tournament

When: Saturday, Oct. 11th, 2014
Where: Twin Bridges Gold Club- Gadsden
Cash Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Proceeds will go to benefit the Sardis High School Baseball team. For more information. contact Zach Gilliland at 256-312-5115.

  • 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.

  • Attalla Heritage Day Festival

When: Saturday, Oct. 18th, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., rain or shine
Where: Downtown Attalla
Free Admission. Food and craft vendors, car show, free rides, balloons and face painting. For more information, 256-538-9266.

  • Meeks Grain & Gin Fall Festival

When: Saturday, Oct. 25th, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Where: 2066 County Road 58, Pisgah, (Meeks Grain & Gin)
Festival will be an all day event with venders and live music. This event will raise money for cancer patient, wife and mom, Kendra Currie. For more information, contact 256-605-9004 or by email at meeksgraingincompany@gmail.com

  • Gracefest

When: Sunday, Oct. 26th  2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Where: Etowah County Fair Grounds
Entertainment provided by local contemporary Christian acts.

  • 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

  • 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.