Area Events

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  • The Whole Backstage Theatre-Grease

When: July 18th-22nd & July 24th -27th
Where: The Whole Backstage Theatre-Guntersville
For ticket prices and show times, visit or calling 256-582-7469.

  • Power of Attorney/Advance Directives Seminar
When: Wed. July 23rd, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: Hospice of Marshall County, (Community Room) Albertville
Power of Attorney, advance directives and other difficult topics will be discussed. To RSVP, contact Annah Grace Morgan at 256-891-7724.
  • Cruise-In for Christ
When: Saturday, July 26th, 8 a.m.-12 (noon)
Where: First Baptist Church Geraldine
No registration fee. Free t-shirt with car registration.  For more information, call 256-659-4524 or 256-641-3081.
  • Free Tomato Sandwich Day

When: Saturday, July 26th, 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Where: Christ Episcopal Church Albertville
Yard games will also be set up for children to enjoy.

  • Long Ranch 4 Boys Fundraiser

When: Saturday, July 26th, starting at 9 a.m.
Where: Nazareth Baptist Church in Rainsville
Tickets are $5 in advance or $6 at the door. Call 256-506-9010 for more information.

  • Venture Riders International Rally

When: SundayJuly 27th- 31st
Where: Across Marshall County

  • CASA of Marshall County & The Child Advocacy Center Benefit
When: Saturday, July 28th, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Where: Guntersville Town Hall
Silent auction, 50/50 drawing, food from local restaurants, music. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact 256-582-7119 or 256-582-8492.
  • Back to School Drive

When: July 28th – 31st
Where: New Beginnings College of CosmetologyBring a school supply and receive $1 per supply off, up to $5. All school supplies will go to children in the community.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  •  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


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 or call 256-543-1898


Dragon Boat Festival Webpage

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)



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



$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