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.

  • 28th Annual Quilt Show

When: Friday, March 27th 9 am- 5 pm & Saturday, March 28th 9 am-4 pm
Where: Geraldine Homemaker Building
Door prizes, vendors, country store, free parking, quilt raffle and more. Admission $5. For more information, 256-659-6678.

  • 25th Annual Pancake Day

When: Saturday, March 28th
Where: The Rainbow Community Center
Hosted by the Rainbow City Lion’s Club. Tickets are $5 in advance, $5.50 at the door. For more information, contact 256-390-5975

  • 2nd Annual Town Creek Crappie Tournament

When: Saturday, March 28th, Start: 7 a.m., Weigh in: 3 p.m.
Where: Lake Guntersville
For more information: 256-571-5440, 256-582-8358 or online at www.alapark.com

  • Pleasant Grove Volunteer Fire Department Annual Pancake Breakfast

When: Saturday, March 28th; 6 am-11 am
Where: 7275 Section Line Road
Serving pancakes, bacon, sausage, eggs, coffee and juice. Carry outs available. Donations only. Donations go to the Pleasant Grove Fire Dept. For more information, 256-960-7135

  • Color the College 5K Run/Walk

When: Saturday, April 4th, 8 a.m.
Where: Snead State Community College-Boaz
$15 Student registration, $25 Early registration. More information: snead.edu/colorthecollege

  • 2nd Annual Reeling for Life Fishing Tournament

When: Saturday, April 4th; weigh in at 3 pm
Where: Launch at Tom Jackson Ramp
Benefits the LifeSouth Community Blood Centers and the Marshall Cancer Care Centers. Registration is $100 a boat. For more information: www.foundationformmc.org or 256-571-8026.

  • 2nd Annual DeKalb County Old-Timers Gridiron Game

When: Saturday, April 4th, 6 pm
Where: Plainview Football Stadium
There will be over 80 old-timer football players and 25 old-timer cheerleaders. Admission is $10, proceeds going towards the Long Ranch 4 Boys.

  • Snead State Community College 6th Annual Marshall County Career Expo & Hiring Fair

When: Tuesday, April 7th; 1 pm – 4 pm
Where: Plunkeyy-Wallace Gymnasium
Event is free. For more information, www.snead.edu/careerexpo

  • Bassmaster Elite Series

When: April 9th – 12th
Where: Guntersville
Featuring 100 pro anglers. It will launch each morning from the City Harbor and weigh-in each afternoon at the Harbor. An expo and live entertainment will also be added on the weekend.

  • Empower To Connect

When: April 10th & April 11th; 9 am – 5 pm
Where: Connect Church in Albertville
Free simulcast, “Empowered to Connect” given by Steven Curtis Chapman’s organize Show Hope. Visit www.goconnectchurch.org for more information.

  • Alabama Farm & Poultry Expo

When: April 10th & 11th; 9 a.m. until
Where: Boaz VFW Fairgrounds
For more information, contact the Boaz Chamber at 256-593-8154.

  • Run for Uganda 5K

When: Saturday, April 11th 
Where: Rainsville Community Church
For registration information go to their facebook page “Run for Uganda 5k” or contact Jeff at 256-601-9236.

  • Marshall Christian Schools 9th Annual Benefit Auction

When: Saturday, April 11th; 5 pm-9pm
Where: Marshall Christian Academy
Silent & Live Auction and dinner. Tickets are $40. For more information: 256-279-0192 or www.marshallchristian.org

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Southern Regional RV Club Meeting

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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