Main Street Music Festival

The Albertville Main Street Music Festival will be held, Friday, August 8th & Saturday, August 9th in downtown Albertville! Make plans now to spend the weekend with us and make sure you stop by our booth for cool prizes and cash ;)

Festival Schedule of Events:

FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 2014 (Admission is Free)

  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The Arts Factory Fine Arts Exhibit & Sale
  • 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Children’s Inflatable Water Park sponsored by The Albertville Rotary Club
  • 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Jason Simpson presents the Exotic Animal Exhibit
  • 5:30 p.m. Nick Longshore’s Barefoot Blue’s Band (First Bank Stage)
  • 6:30 p.m. Whiskey & Lace (First Bank Stage)
  • 8 p.m. The Bellamy Brothers (First Bank Stage)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 2014 (Admission is free)

  • 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Children’s Inflatable Water Park sponsored by The Albertville Rotary Club
  • 9 a.m.-7 p.m.  Jason Simpson presents the Exotic Animal Exhibit
  • 9 a.m. Free Life Worship Center (First Bank Stage)
  • 9:30 a.m. Kids Bike Parade. Meet on East Main Street in front of the Sandwich Host restaurant. (children 12 and under)
  • 9:35 a.m. Morgan Taylor (First Bank Stage)
  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The Arts Factory Fine Arts Exhibit & Sale
  • 10:10 a.m. Rosewood (First Bank Stage)
  • 10:55 a.m. Southern Riot (First Bank Stage)
  • 11 a.m., 11:30 & 12 (noon) Chicken Races in the Farmer’s Market Parking lot
  • 11:35 a.m. Fellowship Quartet (First Bank Stage)
  • 12:15 Country Case (First Bank Stage)
  • 12:30 Chicken Dance Contest in the Farmer’s Market Parking lot
  • 1 p.m. Albertville Jazz Band (First Bank Stage)
  • 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sand Mountain Cruisers Classic Car Cruise
  • 1:45 p.m. River Hollow (First Bank Stage)
  • 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Miss Slick Chick Reunion & Reception (Albertville Museum)
  • 2:30 p.m. Sweet Tea Trio (First Bank Stage)
  • 3:20 p.m. Life Point Praise & Worship Band (First Bank Stage)
  • 4:15 p.m. Brooke Danielle Band (First Bank Stage)
  • 5:10 p.m. Wade Trammell Band (First Bank Stage)
  • 6:30 p.m. Gin Blossoms (WQSB/Bankston/Harris Fowler Insurance Stage)

8:30 p.m. Jo Dee Messina (WQSB/Bankston/Harris Fowler Insurance Stage)

Albertville Main Street Music Festival

 

 

Area Events

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  • Alabama Sales Tax Holiday
    When: August 1st- 3rd
  • Rock the Block School Supply Drive

When: Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, 4 p.m.
Where: Caldwell Elementary School
Free admission. Children’s zone, food vendors, live entertainment. Bring school supplies to donate for children in Scottsboro & Jackson County.

  • Prayin For Our School Kids

When: Saturday, August 3rd, 5 p.m.
Where: The Privillian by the park in the center of town
Several youth groups will be performing. Brother Wiley Bailey will be speaking. Bring a lawn chair. For more information, contact 256-619-0119.

  • Breakfast Fundraiser

When: Saturday, August 2nd, 6 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Where: New Union VFD
All you can eat for $5. Carry out available. New Union VFW-Highway 179 & Buffington Road.

  • Albertville Junior Chamber Board School Supply Drive

When: Through August 7th
Where:  Various locations across the city.
School supply drive for Albertville City School Systems. For drop off locations, contact 256-878-3821

  • Media Club Back to School Supply Drive

When: Through August 10th, 2014
Where: Drop off boxes in the SUB at Snead State Community College, the McCain Learning Center and Boaz Public Library

  • Albertville Main Street Music Festival

When: Friday, August 8th & Sat. August 9th, 2014
Where: Downtown Albertville
Free concert featuring Gin Blossoms, Jo Dee Messina and the Bellamy Brothers. Main Street Music Fest Info

  • Active Shooter Scenario-Albertville High School

When: Monday, August 11th, exercise starts at 1 p.m.
Where: Albertville High School
This is only an exercise in conjunction with the Albertville Police Dept. Anyone wishing to observe should be at the high school no later than 12:45 p.m. There will be a designated area for parents, observers and media.

  • Alabama Restaurant Week

When: August 15th – August 24th
Where: Across the State
Sign up is quick and easy. Restaurants can sign up at www.alabamarestaurantweek.com

  • Franklin County Watermelon Festival

When: August 15th & 16th
Where: Russellville
Watermelon contests, arts and craft vendors. Free admission and a free slice of watermelon. For more information, 256-332-1760.

  • Farm Ya’ll Festival

When: August 23rd
Where: Cullman, Festhalle Market Platz @ 8 a.m.
Local celebrity chef appearances, contests, rides and local produce available. Free admission. For more information, farmyall.com.

  • 9th Annual Fyffe UFO Day

When: August 23rd 
Where: Fyffe Town Park
Gates open at 9 a.m. with live music, car show, antique tractors and cars and kids games. Admission is free.

  • 28th Annual Mule Day

When: Sept. 1st
Where: Ider Town Park
Mule and draft horse pulls, antique tractor show, arts and crafts. Parade starts at 9:30 a.m. For more information, 256-657-4184.

  • Jackson County Fair

When: Sept. 2nd-6th
Where: Scottsboro, Veteran’s Park Fairgrounds
Admission is charged. For more information, jacksoncountyfairscottsboro.org.

  • 17th Annual 10 Mile Yard Sale

When: Sept. 5th & 6th
Where: County Road 1545
For more information, contact 256-737-0604.

  • Women’s Self Defense Class

When: Saturday, Sept. 6th, 9 a.m.
Where: Albertville Elementary School gym
Hosted by the Albertville Police Department. Must be at least 16 years of age, anyone under 18 must have a parent or guardian present. Cost of the class is $20 which will cover the cost of a manual received during training. Limited to 30 people only. Another class will be announced at a later date. To register, contact SGT. Dave Haun 256-891-8273.

  • Albertville Air Show

When: Saturday, Sept. 27th, 2014, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Albertville Regional Airport
For more information, contact Doug Emge at 256-878-1433.

  • Jennifer Garmany Hallmark Memorial Scholarship Run

When: Saturday, Sept. 27th, 8 a.m.
Where: Snead State Community College, Boaz
For more information, visit snead.edu/jennifersrace

  • 1st Annual 5K Munchkin Run

When: Saturday, Sept. 27th, 2014
Where: Vivian Lee Maddox Sports Complex
Proceeds will go to help children and families who have childhood cancer. For more information, call 256-543-2894,256-442-2898 or by email 5kmunchkinrun@gmail.com

  •  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

  • 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.

  • 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.

2014 Dragon Boat Festival

Dates of Events:

August 1st: Registration deadline
August 5th & 7th: Team Captain Meetings
August 8th: Team Roster Deadline
August 11th-15th: Scheduled Practices

August 16th: Race Day @ 9 a.m.

Registration forms can be picked up at the Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity 3644 Rainbow Drive Rainbow City, AL 35906. For more information, email gehabitat@comcast.net or call 256-543-1898

 

Dragon Boat Festival Webpage

Big Deal Store: Sakura

SAKURA

Deal: $20.00 gift certificate for $10.00

***LIMIT 1 COUPON PER PARTY PER VISIT. NOT GOOD WITH ANY OTHER DISCOUNTS OR COUPONS***

Big Deal Available August 4thth at 10:00 am

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE

Beautiful and elegant ambiance, comfortable and clean dining environment, and a welcoming staff with a service style that makes you feel right at home.

Sakura has an extensive choice of fresh, quality international food and seafood entrees as well as sushi, hibachi, rolls, and salads.
Sakura Japanese Steak House in Guntersville will provide you with great quality service and an intimate, memorable dining experience.

*8 Habachi grill table
*Sushi
*full-service bar
*Children’s menu

www.sakuraguntersville.com 256-878-1886

 

2015 Mix 102.9 Cruise To Nassau And Half Moon Cay!

January 3rd – 8th

Carnival Fascination from Jacksonville, FL

Saturday         Leave Jacksonville (4pm)

Sunday            At Sea

Monday           Nassau (8am – 5pm)

Tuesday           Half Moon Cay (8am – 4pm)

Wednesday     At Sea

Thursday         Return Jacksonville (8am)

 

Rates:

Inside Cabin ~ Starts at $390 per person based on double occupancy

3RD/4TH/5TH Starts at $255 per person

SINGLE Starts at $690

 

Ocean View Cabin ~ Starts at $440 per person based on double occupancy

3RD/4TH/5TH Starts at $275 per person

SINGLE Starts at $790

 

Payments:(SMALL DEPOSIT GUARANTEES A SAVED SPOT FOR THE CRUISE!)

$100 per person due by May 1st

$100 per person due by August 1st

Balance due by October 1st

It is up to the traveler to have proper ID (certified birth certificate & valid driver’s license OR valid passport). AL-BO Travel Agency will not be held responsible for denied boarding.

AL-BO Travel Agency
101 East Main Street, Albertville, AL 35950
256/800-891-0888 ask for Jamie
Email: jamie@albotravel.com