Area Events

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  • Manna on the Mountain Conference

When: Sept. 15th- 17th, 2014
Where: New Home Baptist Church-Pisgah
Service times are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights 6:30 p.m. & Tues and Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m.

  • 57th Annual Marshall County Fair

When: Sept 16- 20th, 2014
Where: Boaz VFW Fairgrounds
Fair admission is $4. Children 5 and younger free. Armbands Tue & Wed $15. Thursday through Saturday $20.

  • TuTu 2 K

When: Thursday, Sept. 18th, 2014 @ 6 p.m.
Where: 7th and Broad Street in downtown Gadsden
Check in begins at 5:30 p.m. Race begins at 6. This is open to all ages and ability levels. Proceeds will go to benefit the programs of the Downtown Dance Conservatory. For more information: contact info@ddcgadsden.com

  • Hospice Fall Memorial Service

When: Saturday, Sept. 21st, 2014, 2 p.m.
Where: The Fellowship Church- Albertville
Hospice of Marshall County will conduct a Fall Memorial Service for the families who have lost a loved one during the 1st six months of the year. For more information, contact 256-891-7724.

  • House of Hope Golf Classic

When: Sat. Sept. 22nd, 2014
Where: Gunter’s Landing, Guntersville
All proceeds from golf teams and sponsorship packages will go to the House of Hope, a non-profit organization who is dedicated to aiding women with recovery from addictions. For more information or to sponsor, contact Kim Kilpatrick at 256-506-2007

  • Etowah County Fair

When: Sept 23rd- Sept 27th
Where: Etowah County Fair grounds

  • Hokes Bluff City Fest

When: Sat. Sept 27th, 2014, 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Where: Hokes Bluff Softball Complex & Park
Food & retail vendors. Free admission, free activities and rides for kids. Free live entertainment. For more information: visit https://www.facebook.com/hokesbluffcityfest

  • Pirates VS Aggie Blood Drive

When: Sept. 23rd & Sept 24th 2014
Where: Albertville Rec Center & Boaz Public Library
The Albertville drive will be held at the Albertville Rec Center from 7 a.m.- 7 p.m. Sept. 23rd. The Boaz drive will be held at the Boaz Public Library 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sept. 24th

  • DeKalb Shrine Club Annual Golf Tournament

When: Thursday, Sept. 25th, 2014
Where: Terrapin Hills Country Club-Fort Payne
Proceeds will go to benefit the Alhambra Shrine activities. To pre-register your team or for more information, contact 256-845-4624.

  • 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

  • Sportsman’s Dinner

When: Saturday, Sept. 27th, 2014 @ 1 p.m.
Where: Mtn View Baptist Church, Fort Payne
Tickets are $5. Bring your bow for mountain archery targets, guns will be provided for skeet shooting, dinner at 5 p.m., guest speaker at 6 p.m. For more information, call Paul Hawkins at 256-630-0307 or visit www.mtnviewbc.org

  • 21st Annual Industry Appreciation Day

When: Thursday, Oct. 2nd, 12 (noon)
Where: Goose Pond Colony
Event will also include a golf tournament and dinner. For more information, contact 256-574-1331 or 256-259-5500.

  •  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

  • Hubble Foundation 5K

When: Saturday, Oct. 4th
Where:Lake Guntersville
The 5K is a certified route starting and ending at Civitan Park.  It is the same route as used by the Pink Pumpkin.All proceeds will benefit Hubble Foundation, a local nonprofit that benefits the widows, widowers, and children of telecommunication climbers that have died on the job. Registration can be completed www.laceupandtieoff.com

  • Sardis High School Baseball Inaugural Gold Tournament

When: Saturday, Oct. 11th, 2014
Where: Twin Bridges Gold Club- Gadsden
Cash Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Proceeds will go to benefit the Sardis High School Baseball team. For more information. contact Zach Gilliland at 256-312-5115.

  • 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.

  • Attalla Heritage Day Festival

When: Saturday, Oct. 18th, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., rain or shine
Where: Downtown Attalla
Free Admission. Food and craft vendors, car show, free rides, balloons and face painting. For more information, 256-538-9266.

  • Meeks Grain & Gin Fall Festival

When: Saturday, Oct. 25th, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Where: 2066 County Road 58, Pisgah, (Meeks Grain & Gin)
Festival will be an all day event with venders and live music. This event will raise money for cancer patient, wife and mom, Kendra Currie. For more information, contact 256-605-9004 or by email at meeksgraingincompany@gmail.com

  • Gracefest

When: Sunday, Oct. 26th  2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Where: Etowah County Fair Grounds
Entertainment provided by local contemporary Christian acts.

  • Jason Otter’s School of Basketball Basketball Camps

When: Nov. 1st Nov 2nd; Sat. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Sun. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Coosa Christian School, Gadsden
To register for camp, visit otterbasketball.com or call 1-866-2966

  • 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.