Christmas Page 2016

If you have a Christmas event, parade or festival; please submit it to mary@wqsb.com

  • Geraldine Christmas Parade
    Saturday, Dec. 10th @ 2 p.m. 256-659-2122
  • Scottsboro Christmas Parade “The Magic of a Small Town Christmas”
    Monday, Dec. 5th @ 6 p.m.
  • Albertville Christmas Parade
    Thursday, Dec. 1st @ 5:30 p.m.
  • Crossville Christmas Parade
    Saturday, Dec. 10th @ 5 p.m.
  • Christmas In The Park – Arab City Park
    Nov. 25th – Dec. 31st. Free, opens daily at dusk. More than two million holiday lights. 256-586-3138
  • Santa In The Park – Arab Historic Village
    Nov. 25th – Dec. 10th; 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Admission is charged. Visit the toy shop,, learn how to grind reindeer food. 256-586-3138
  • Guntersville Christmas Parade
    Saturday, Dec. 10th 
  • Altoona Christmas Parade (2844 Main Street)
    Grand Marshal’s include Crimson Tide’s Thomas Rayam & Santa! 205-589-2311

    Friday, Dec. 2nd @ 7 p.m.
  • Ider Christmas Parade
    Saturday, Saturday, Dec. 3rd @ 1 p.m. 256-657-5717
  • Valley Head Christmas Parade
    Saturday, Dec. 3rd @ 1 p.m. 256-635-6814
  • Henagar Christmas Parade
    Saturday, Dec. 3rd @ 10 a.m. 256-657-6282
  • Fort Payne Christmas Parade & Christmas in the Park
    Friday, Dec. 9th @ 6 p.m. Christmas At The Park is 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Free soft drinks, hot chocolate, caroling and more. 256-845-2741
  • Fyffe Christmas Parade 
    Saturday, Dec. 10th @ 12 p.m. 256-623-2222
  • Sylvania Christmas Parade
    Saturday, Dec. 10th @ 2 p.m., line up begins at 1 p.m. 256-638-2604
  • Collinsville Christmas Parade
    Saturday, Dec. 10th @ 3:30 p.m. 256-524-2135
  • Rainsville Santa Dash
    Saturday, Dec. 10th, line up @ 3:30 p.m. $30 per person, 256-717-5650 for more information or to sign up
  •  Rainsville Christmas At The Crossroads & Parade
    Saturday, Dec. 10th @ 4 p.m. 256-638-7800
  • Gadsden  Christmas Parade
    Monday, Dec. 5th @ 6 p.m.
  • Asbury/Martling Christmas Parade
    Sunday, Dec. 4th @ 2 p.m.
  • Santa’s Village – Douglas High School Lunchroom
    Saturday, Dec. 3rd 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. Cookies, hot chocolate, crafts, face painting and more. $10 per ticket. Fundraiser for the Douglas Cheerleaders.
  • Blount County Christmas Parade
    Tuesday, Dec. 6th @ 7 p.m. 205-274-2153 
  • Guntersville North Town Merchants 5th Annual A Night Before Christmas
    Friday, Dec. 9th @ 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Free carriage rides, cookie decorating, story telling, hot chocolate bar and more. 
  • Linze McRae’s Old World Nutcracker 2016
    Sat. Nov. 19th @ 7 p.m. & Sun. Nov. 20th @ 2 p.m. Tickets available at wallacehall.org
  • “Let It Snow” Imagination Place (Gadsden) 
    Through January 31st, 2017. Admission is charged. 256-543-2787 for more information and pricing.
  • Festival of Trees XXVI “The Big Screen” – Imagination Place (Gadsden)
    Through Dec. 31st. See 34 trees decorated by local schools, each highlighting a different movie. Admission charged. 256-543-2787
  • Huntsville- Galaxy of Lights Tour
    Thursday, Nov. 24- Saturday, Dec. 31 at the Huntsville Botanical Gardens.  Experience North Alabama’s largest holiday light extravaganza with a two-mile driving tour of the garden.  www.hsvbg.org
  • Opelika- Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour
    The Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour is Dec. 7-11.  Sixty historic homes in downtown Opelika will be transformed with colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas past.  www.opelikavictorianfrontporchtour.com.
  • Christmas At The Falls – Noccalula Falls Gadsden – Thursday, Nov. 24th  5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    Millions of Christmas Lights throughout the park, visit Santa, wrote Santa a letter, decorate cookies, petting zoo, ride the train and more. Admission is charged. Certain exhibits have extra charge. 256-549-4663
  • Cookies With Santa – Albertville Train Depo
    Saturday, Dec. 3rd 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • Drive Thru Live Nativity & Christmas Card Display – St Paul United Methodist Church in Boaz
    Sunday, Dec. 18th 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Christmas Eve Candlelight Service – St. Paul United Methodist Church in Boaz
    Saturday, Dec. 24th at 6 p.m.
  • Gadsden Fire Dept. “Toys From Santa”
    Accepting monetary or new, unwrapped toy donations at all Gadsden Fire Station locations til Dec. 22nd.  Those who wish to donate large quantities of new, unwrapped toys may schedule a pick up time by calling (256) 549-4566.     
  • Pancakes with Santa – West End Lions Club (Altoona Community Center & Fire Hall Hwy 132 Altoona
    December 3rd, 10 am – 2 pm $5 donation per person, children under 3 are free. Door prizes at 2 pm 
  • Boaz Christmas Parade
    Friday, Dec. 2nd @ 5:30 p.m. on Hwy 205, thru Hwy 168 and down Elizabeth Street. For more information, contact the Boaz Chamber 256-593-8154
  • North Poll Stroll- Gadsden
    Friday, Dec. 2nd @ 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Stroll from the Pittman to city hall. Coosa Christmas Boat Parade, GSCC Show Band and more. 
  • Ice Skate Albertville- Albertville Farmer’s Market
    Thursday, Dec. 8th – Sunday, Dec. 11th. $5 entry fee. Albertville.us – A City Impact Project
  • Boaz Merchants Holiday Open House
    Saturday, Dec. 3rd. Sales, door prizes and refreshments.
  • Coosa Christmas Boat Parade – Downtown Gadsden
    Friday, Dec. 2nd. The boats will assemble at the Ray Family Park on River Road underneath the I-759 bridge at 6:15 p.m. and at 630 p.m. will parade north up the Coosa to downtown Gadsden, under the three bridges and circle back to the park to disperse. There is no entry fee.
  • Gadsden State Show Band- Christmas Concert
    Friday, Dec. 2nd at 7:30 pm at the Pitman Theatre in downtown Gadsden. Free to attend. 256-549-8394
  • GSCC Singers Christmas Tour 2016
    Dec. 1 – 11 a.m. at Gadsden Greeters at Christ Central Methodist Church

    Dec. 2 – 6 p.m. at the City of Gadsden’s First Friday Tree Lighting
    Dec. 4 – 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Glencoe
    Dec. 7 – at Gadsden Civitan Club meeting at Gadsden State’s Cafeteria
    Dec. 8 – Noon at the Gadsden Rotary Club at the Gadsden Country Club
    Dec. 11 – 6 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church in Leesburg
    Dec. 14 – Noon at the Women’s Executive Network gathering at Classic on Noble in Anniston
    Dec. 15 – 6 p.m. at 21 Supper Club
    Dec. 19 – 6 p.m. at Gadsden State’s Fall Commencement at Wallace Hall
    For more information contact J.T. Harrell at 256-549-8391 or jharrell@gadsdenstate.edu.

 

 

First Responders

CONTEST: WQSB, POWER 1075FM & MIX 102.9 1ST RESPONDERS OF THE WEEK

PRIZE: $100 CHECK

START DATE: 5-2-2016
END DATE: 12-26-2016

HOW TO PLAY: Go to wqsb.com, wkxx.com or power1075fm.com and click on the First Responder Link. You can nominate a First Responder Unit or Department to win a check for $100. Each week a First Responder Unit will be chosen and the Unit or Department will receive the check for $100

INELIGIBLE: Employees and immediate family members of WQSB, MIX 102.9, POWER 1-07.5 FM and Sand Mt. Broadcasting are not eligible to win.

Send your nominations here: barry@wqsb.com

 

Week #1: Boaz Fire Department
Week #2: The City of Gadsden Police Department
Week #3: Fischer Rescue Squad in Fort Payne
Week #4: Sand Rock Volunteer Fire Department
Week #5: Marshall-DeKalb Electric Cooperative’s Lineman
Week #6: DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office

Week #7: Cherokee EMS in Centre
Week #8: Beaulah Volunteer Fire Department
Week #9: Rainbow City Police Department
Week #10: Aroney Volunteer Fire Department
Week #11: Blount County Sheriff’s Department
Week #12: Albertville Police Department
Week #13: Glencoe Fire Department
Week #14: Fort Payne Police Department
Week #15: Webster’s Chapel Volunteer Fire Dept.
Week #16: Douglas Police Department
Week #17: A-Med Ambulance Service of Altoona
Week #18: The Crossville Volunteer Fire Department
Week #19: McCord’s Crossroads Volunteer Dept.
Week #20: Marshall County Drug Task Force
Week #21: Etowah County E911
Week #22: Collinsville Police Dept.
Week #23: Bangor Fire Dept.
Week #24: Arab Fire Department
Week #25: Hokes Bluff Police Department
Week #26: Rainsville Fire Department
Week #27: Piedmont Police Dept.
Week #28: Asbury Volunteer Fire Dept.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teacher of the Week

Do you know of a teacher that has gone over and beyond for their students? If so, send their name, photo (if available), school/class they teach and what they have done to barry@wqsb.com.  One teacher each week will be chosen at random to win $100 for their classroom. Don’t wait, nominate your teacher TODAY! 🙂

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 RULES: 

  1. Nominate you favorite teacher to be recognized as our Teacher Of The Week by submitting their name, school and grade thru the link provided on any of our station’s web pages.
  2. Any teacher, instructor or principal currently employed in a public, private or religious school is eligible to be nominated for this contest.
  3. Each week a person will be chosen to acknowledge as our “Teacher Of The Week”.
  4. Each “Teacher of The Week” selected will receive a check in the amount of $100 to off-set classroom expenses.
  5. Entries not yet selected as “Teacher of The Week” will remain in consideration for the duration of this contest.
  6. This is a multi-station contest with one weekly winner airing on WQSB, Power-107.5 and Mix-102.9.

Week #1: Bridgett Ott of Crossville High School – $100
Week #2: Colonel Wayne Davenport – Gadsden City High School – $100
Week #3: Colleen McGinnis – Cedar Bluff School -$100
Week #4: Missy Lindley – Albertville Middle School – $100
Week #5: Tracy Coots – Plainview Elementary School – $100
Week #6: Sharra Callahan, Carlisle Elementary School – $100
Week #7: Angie Studdard, Piedmont High School – $100
Week #8: Rachel Drain, 1st grade teacher Boaz Elementary – $100
Week #9: Robin Pair, 3rd grade teacher, Sylvania High School – $100
Week#10: Jennifer Bishop Wright, Mitchell Elementary School, Gadsden -$100
Week #11: Amanda McDaniel, Cherokee County High School – $100

 

Christmas Cash 2016

The 38th Annual Christmas Cash Contest is back and WQSB, MIX 102.9 & POWER 107.5 fm are teaming up to give away $5,000 in cash!

Registration boxes will be placed all throughout our listening area and we encourage our listeners to stop by and register.
Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 15th we will begin to announcing names on the air. Each person will have 10 minutes to call and claim $100 in cash. There will be a total of 50 $100 winners!
Hurry and enter now, our Christmas Cash Contest ends Wednesday, Dec. 20th!

Christmas Cash boxes can be found at the following locations:

J & S Grocery in Albertville, Akins Furniture in Dogtown, Ashe Clothing in Fort Payne, Bond’s Appliance in Guntersville, Peoples Independent Bank with 6 locations, Jamokas in Albertville, Boaz & Guntersville, All American Beverage in Albertville, Weather’s in Albertville, Boaz & Guntersville, Bruce’s Foodland with 6 locations, Brooke’s Ladies Clothing in Centre, Boaz Farm & Garden in Boaz, Howard bentley Buick-GMC in Albertville, Williams Express Lube in Boaz, Furniture Shoppe in Albertville & Henagar, Bridals By CC in Aolbertville, Farmtown in Sardis, Holy Snip Salon in Albertville, Boots Plus in Boaz & Sears Hometown Store in Alberville, Brantley’s Western Supply, Rainsville, Verlon Painter Motors, Albertville and Cothran’s Bakery in Gadsden.

CONTEST: WQSB-MIX 102.9-POWER 107.5 CHRISTMAS CASH

PRIZE: $100

START DATE: 11-1-2016

END DATE: 12-20-2016

HOW TO PLAY: You can stop by any Christmas Cash Participating Sponsor and register by filling out an official Christmas Cash entry blank and drop it in the official Christmas Cash Box. Participating sponsor locations will be announced on WQSB, Mix 102.9 and Power 107.5 and you can find the complete list online at the 3 station websites. The entry blanks will be brought back to WQSB Studios. Each day during The Contest, Names will be randomly drawn and the names will be announced on WQSB, Mix 102.9 and Power 107.5. If the person calls any of the 3 Stations within 10 minutes, they win $100. Names will be announced until $5,000 in cash is given away.

INELIGIBLE: Employees and immediate family members of WQSB, Mix 102.9, and Power 107.5 and participating Christmas Cash Sponsors are ineligible to win. This is a 3 station promotion.

Winners List:
#1. Brandon Lambert of Boaz – $100
#2. Jonathan Lathan – Crossville – $100
#3. Tom Carnes – Albertville – $100

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Big Deal Store: Wintzell’s Oyster House

Starting Monday, Nov. 28th at 10 a.m. save 50% off Wintzell’s Oyster House in Guntersville in our Big Deal Store!

Wintzell’s Oyster House has been serving seafood dishes to the Gulf Coast for over 75 years. Our famous oysters have earned us praise far and wide. We also offer banquet facilities and catering for all occasions. Be sure to come see us in person soon!

Check out the online menu! Serving fresh seafood since 1938.

Wintzell’s on Hwy 431 in Guntersville, located directly on the lake. Visit our online menu at wintzellsoysterhouse.com

Hours of Operation

11:00am – 9:00pm Sunday – Thursday
11:00am – 10:00pm Friday and Saturday
256-582-5600

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE

**Certificate not good for purchase of alcohol**