Area Events

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  • **RESCHEDULED** Summer Cinema- Free Family Movies

When: Thursday, July 30th 7:30 pm
Where: Albertville Rec Center
Movie will be “The Never Ending Story.” Admission is free. Free ice cream for the 1st 100 people.

  • Albertville Farmer’s Market

When: Thursday, July 30th
Where: Downtown Albertville
FREE tomato sandwiches, dog owners are encouraged to bring their dogs to the BARK-Market, they will be giving free treats to your dog.

  • Summer Cinema-Free Family Movie

When: Thursday, August 6th, 7:30 pm
Where: Behind Albertville Library
Movie will be “Brave.” Admission is free. Free ice cream to the 1st 100 people.

  • Marshall County Home Builder’s Association 3rd Annual 18 Hole Day & Night Gold Tournament

When: Saturday, August 1st; 3:30 pm
Where: Big Spring Lake Golf-Albertville
3 man Scramble, entry fee includes: green fees, cart, dinner, glow balls for night play and a t-shirt. 256-891-7061 for more information.

  • Lifesouth Blood Drive

When: Sunday, August 2nd; 12 (noon) til 5 pm
Where: New Directions Church of God in Attalla
The blood drive will honor Pastor Bill Smith, all donors will receive a t-shirt.

  • Back To School Blood Drive

When: Tuesday, August 4th 10 am – 6 pm & Wednesday, August 5th 7 am – 4 pm
Where: Marshall Medical Center South in Boaz

  • Identity Theft Luncheon

When: Wednesday, August 5th, 11 am
Where: Hospice of Marshall County Community Room
“Identity Theft-How to Protect Yourself & Loved Ones” luncheon. 1st 50 people to register will receive a free meal, for others, $7. For more information, 256-891-7724

  • Summer Cinema- Free Family Movies

When: Thursday, August 6th; 7:30 pm
Where: The Park beside the Public Library
Movie will be “Brave”. Admission is free.

  • Albertville Main Street Music Festival

When: Friday, August 7th & Saturday, August 8th
Where: Downtown Albertville
Live entertainment from 38 Special, Exile & Tracy Lawrence, arts & crafts and more.

  • “Wingfest” Fundraiser 

When: Friday, August 7th, 5 pm – 9 pm
Where: Sylvania High School
SHS Quarterback Club will buy 10,000+ wings and divide them up between the 12-16 competitors participating. Tickets to taste 1 wing from each competitor will be $10 and will go on sale next week. Tickets will be $15 day of event.

  • Albertville Chamber of Commerce “Festivel 5K Race”

When: Saturday, August 8th, starting 7 am
Where: Downtown Albertville
Proceeds will go to benefit the Albertville Chamber. 256-878-3821 for more information.

  • Special Appearance by Inky Johnson

When: Sunday, August 9th; 10:30 am
Where: New Canaan Church, Crossville
Special guest speaker, former college football player Inky Johnson. Lunch provided. 256-996-4378 for more information.

  • 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.

  • Make a Pine Cone Bird Feeder

When: Saturday, August 15th; 2 pm
Where: Lake Guntersville State Park Activity Building
Learn how to make a pine cone bird feeder and take it home.

  • MAD Hoops 3v3 for Kicks

When: Saturday, August 22nd; 9 am
Where: Albertville Rec Center
Basketball tournament, entry fee is $50. Tournament is double elimination. “Lose The Shoes” program is also partnering to collect new and slightly used shoes to give to those who are in need. Registration will be available mid-June.

  • Albertville Farmer’s Market

When: Thursday, August 27th
Where: Downtown Albertville

  • Women’s Self Defense Class

When: Saturday, Sept. 12th, 8:30 am
Where: Albertville High School
For more information, 256-891-8273

  • The Taste of Sand Mountain

When: Tuesday, Sept. 15th; 5 – 8 pm
Where: Boaz Outlet Centers
Tickets are $10 with over 30 restaurants. Portion of the proceeds will go to the Julia Street UMC Food Bank. 256-593-8154 for more information

  • 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.

  • Boaz VS Albertville Blood Drive

When: Tuesday, Sept. 22nd
Where: Boaz Library, Mastin Conference Center
All donors will receive a gift from Lifesouth.

  • Grant’s 10th Annual Mile-Plus Yardsale

When: Saturday, Sept. 26th, 6 am
Where: Grant
Reserve your spot for $20, sponsored by the Grant Chamber of Commerce. 256-728-8800

  • 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