Area Events

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  • Wakefield Volunteer Fire Dept Ham Pre-Order 

When: Cutoff date March 30th, Pick up is April 19th
Where: Wakefield Volunteer Fire Hall, 2 -4 pm
Pre-ordered Smoked Hams $30. For more information, 256-582-8721, 256-582-1301 or 256-582-0977.

  • Family Support Meetings

When: Tuesday, April 20th & 27th; 5:30 pm
Where: Bradford Health Services in Boaz
Meeting are for those who have family members who are struggling with drugs or alcohol. Free family support. 703 Medical Center Parkway in Boaz. 256-593-9152.

  • Senior Spring Health Fair

When: Wednesday, April 15th, 9 am – 12 noon
Where: Convention Hall in Gadsden
Sponsored by the Council on Aging of Etowah Co9unty & Elliot Nutrition. Health screenings, vendors, bingo, door prizes and more. 256-543-3616

  • “Into The Woods” Musical

When: April 16th – April 26th
Where: Northeast Alabama Community College
All tickets are $5. For more information, 256-638-4418

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Unique Choices

When: Thursday, April 16th; 4 pm – 6 pm
Where: The Cupboard in Attalla
Text or call 256-393-8191 to RSVP

  • Helping Children & Teens Recover from Trauma Class

When: Friday, April 17th; 9 a.m. – 12 noon
Where: Guntersville Library
Sponsored by the Marshall County Department of Human Resources. Registration is free. For more information: 256-582-7118

  • Hospice of Marshall County Volunteer Training

When: Saturday, April 18th; 8 am
Where: Hospice of Marshall County-Albertville
$10 fee, covers manual and lunch. For more information, 256-891-7724

  • Art on the Lake

When: Saturday, April 18th; 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Lake Guntersville
Features over 120 fine artists and craftsmen from throughout the southeast and beyond. Food vendors, outdoor games, rides, bake sale and more.

  • 5th Annual Gold Tournament

When: Saturday, April 18th; 8 am
Where: Cherokee County County Club
Entry fee, $50. For more information, 256-490-9524

  • Summit Volunteer Fire & Rescue Pancake Breakfast

When: Saturday, April 18th; 6 am – 10 am
Where: Old Summit School
Plates will be $5.00 & include 5 pancakes, 2 sausage patties, scrambled eggs & choice of coffee or orange juice.

  • Walnut Grove Volunteer Fire Department Breakfast

When: Saturday, April 18th, 6 am – 9:30 am
Where: Walnut Grove Volunteer Fire Dept.
All you can eat breakfast, cost $6. For more information, contact Pam Key 205-616-3818.

  • Cystic Fibrosis BBQ Fundraiser

When: Sunday, April 19th; 11 am – until
Where: The Barnyard @ Fischer Crossroads
Plates are $7, includes BBQ, Bakes beans, bread, dessert and drink. All money raised will go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Great Strides. (Emma & Eli’s DREAM TEAM) For more information: Jennifer Goggans 996-2461, Dusty Goggans 996-3671, Miranda Chambers 630-3310

  • Night of Jazz/Percussion Concert

When: Tuesday, April 21st
Where: Albertville High School Fine Arts Center

  • Women in Business Luncheon

When: Wednesday, April 22nd; 11:30 am – 1 pm
Where: Sebastien’s in Albertville
Tickets are $30, door prizes drawings and more. For ticket information, 256-878-3821.

  • Social Security Seminar for Questions

When: Thursday, April 23rd, 12 (noon)
Where: Big Spring Lake Golf
Free lunch catered by Sebastien’s on Main. RSVP to 256-878-3821 or by email  teresa@albertvillechamberofcommerce.com

  • 12th Annual Casa Golf Scramble

When: Friday, April 24th
Where: Big Spring Lake Golf in Albertville
Players check-in & lunch 11:15-12:15 pm. Shotgun 12:30 pm. For more information, 256-582-7229

  • Aggie Band-Big Bass Classic

When: Saturday, April 25th
Where: Lake Guntersville
Registration is $100 per boat with cash prizes, including $1,000 first place. Proceeds will go to the band.

  • Kiwanis Club 37th Annual Pancake Day

When: Saturday, April 25th; 6:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Fort Payne High School Cafeteria
$5 all you can eat

  • 2nd Annual Awareness Walk

When: Saturday, April 25th, 10 am – 12 noon
Where: Albertville Farmer’s Market
For more information, 256-582-8492

  • Mountain Valley Arts Council Exhibit

When: April 6th – 30th
Where: Mountain Valley Arts Council, Guntersville
Exhibit of photos taken and named by the children of Crain Court Youth Center. This year’s theme is “Through a child’s eyes.” 256-571-7199

  • Southern Regional RV Club Meeting

When: April 28th- May 5th
Where: Lake Guntersville State Park

  • Marshall County Spring Carnival

When: April 28th – May 9th; gates open at 6 pm
Where: Boaz VFW Fairgrounds
Gate admission is $4, children under 5, free. Rides, games, food and more. Presented by the VFW 6837 featuring The James Gang Amusements

  • FLW College Bass Tournament

When: Saturday, May 2nd
Where: Civitan Park, Guntersville
Featuring 100 college anglers. Universities from all over the southeast are represented, including the University of Alabama, Auburn University, University of North Alabama and more. www.flwoutdoors.com

  • Miss Southern Belle Pageant

When: Saturday, May 2nd
Where: Albertville High School Fine Arts Center
For more information, or to register call, 256-894-5000

  • Holy-One Golf Tournament Church of the Epiphany

When: Saturday, May 2nd; 10:30 registration
Where: Gunter’s Landing Golf Course
4 Person Scramble. For more information, 256-302-1003 or 256-506-2834

  • Albertville Swim Team Parent Meeting

When: Monday, May 4th; 6 pm
Where: Albertville Rec Center
Registration is underway now. All other questions can be answered at the meeting.

  • Etowah Pregnancy Testing Center 15th Annual Choose Life Banquet

When: Thursday, May 7th; 6:30 pm
Where: Gadsden Convention Hall
$20 per person, catered meal, guest speakers. For more information, 256-442-6101

  • UAB National Alumni Society Scholarship Run 5K-10K

When: Friday, May 8th, 6 p.m.
Where: UAB National Alumni Society
For more information, 205-934-3555 or Fax 205-934-3926

  • Albertville Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament

When: Friday, May 15th
Where: Big Spring Lake Golf Club
$300 per team (includes green fees, cart, refreshments, lunch and goody bag.) $100 hole sponsorship.

  • “Send Me” 5K Race

When: Saturday, May 16th; 8 am
Where: Fyffe First Baptist Church
Cost is $30. Race day registration starts at 7 am. Door prizes will be given before awards. Proceeds will go towards Peru Mission Trip. For more information, 256-996-5872.

  • Boaz Gives Back

When: May 16th, 2015; 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Boaz Outlet Center Parking Lot
Admission $5 or one new teddy bear. Cake walk, face painting, moon bounce, food, police and fireman demonstrations. All funds will go towards providing hygiene kits for those who have been in house fires. Sponsored by Servpro of Marshall County. 256-202-0717

  • 15th Annual Choose Life Banquet

When: Thursday, May 17th
Where: The Gadsden Convention Center
Tickets $20, available at The Pregnancy Center in Rainbow City. The banquet includes a guest speaker and a meal. For more information, contact 256-442-6101

  • 1st Annual Chili Cook-off & Trade Day

When: Saturday, May 23rd; 9 am
Where: Henagar  CrossOver Cowboy Church
Brought to you  by the Henagar CrossOver Cowboy Church Chuck Wagon Team. Turkey shoot at 10 am. Entry fee for cook-off $25. For more information, contact Curtis Chesser 334-313-4599

  • 7th Annual House of Hope Golf Classic

When: Monday, June 1st
Where: Gunter’s Landing
4 man scramble, door prizes, awards and BBQ dinner after awards. Return team registration form with letter of commitment by May 25th. For more information, 256-506-2007.

  • 8th Annual Spring 2 Summer Wakeboarding Tournment

When: June 19th – 21st
Where: Spring Creek Ramp
www.wakefactory.net for more information

  • Dixie Pre Majors World Series

When: July 24th – 29th
Where: Guntersville Rec Field Complex & Guntersville High School field
Teams from 11 states including a host team from Guntersville will compete in this top level youth baseball tournament.

  • 4th Annual Habitat for Humanity Dragon Boat Festival

When: Saturday, August 15th
Where:  Coosa River at Riverwalk Park
Team registration is now open for Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity’s. Information is available at: 256-543-1898, gehabitat@comcast.net, website www.habitatdragonboat.com  or Facebook/habitatdragonboat.

  • King Kat Tournament

When: Sunday, Sept. 19th
Where: Bucky Howe Park
The largest and oldest competitive catfishing organization in America will bring a one-day catfish tournament. It is a qualifying tournament with all teams qualifying for the 2015 Eastern Championship. The tournament travels to 20 states a year. Free for all youth through age 12. www.kingkatusa.com.

  • Model A Tour

When: Oct. 14th – 17th
Where:  Marshall County
The “Sweet Home Alabama Tour” by the Central Alabama Model A Ford Club will visit Marshall County Oct. 14-17. The group will bring 80-100 attendees, touring Marshall County in their Model A Ford cars (only made 1927-1931). Planned stops include the Guntersville Dam, Cathedral Caverns, Lake Guntersville State Park, Arab Historical Village, etc. Contact Richard Haldeman for more info: 256-894-5493.

  • 6th Annual Pink Pumpkin Run

When: Saturday, Oct. 31st; 7 am
Where: Lake Guntersville Pavilion
Dress in your Halloween best for the race. 1 Mile Fun Run, 5K, 10K. Register online at foundationformmc.org or call 256-571-8026