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  • The Art of Andy Warhol Exhibit 

When: Through November 15th
Where: The Hardin Center in Gadsden
Exhibit includes 6 original screen prints from Andy Warhol and allows attendees a chance to design an original image and produce a silk screen print. Admission is $8.

  • Community Coat Drive

When: Through Nov. 1st
Where: Crestwood Funeral Home, Cemetery & Mausoleum
Donations will be accepted Mon- Fri 9 am – 5 pm. Clean, gently used coats and jackets. For more information, 256-492-5544.

  • Movie Night

When: Friday, Oct. 2nd; 9 pm
Where: Theater of Gadsden
Sponsored by Phobia Haunted Attraction in Oneonta and Insanitarium Haunted Attraction in Pinson.  All proceeds go to help the Theater.  I.  $5 a person, and you can bring a cooler.  Its 18+, unless accompanied by a parent. Showing “Ernest Scared Stupid” and “Trick r’ Treat”.  Viewer Discretion Advised.  In between the two films we will have a Costume contest with prizes, both Pro and Amateur.

  • DeKalb County’s VFW 2015 Agricultural Fair

When: Monday, Sept. 28th – Saturday, Oct. 3rd
Where: DeKalb County VFW Fairgrounds
Gate Admission, $3, children under 6 years of age, Free, wrist bands $20 each. 256-845-9745 for more information

  • Boaz Harvest Festival

When: Friday Oct. 2nd & Saturday, Oct. 3rd
Where: Downtown Boaz
Arts, crafts, food vendors, live entertainment and more. Free admission. 256-593-8451 for more information.

  • Charity Motorcycle Ride

When: Saturday. Oct.3rd; 11 am
Where: Rotary Pavilion, Ft Payne
Sponsored by the DeKalb Shrine Club. BBQ dinner, raffle and live music form 4 pm – 8 pm

  • 2015 Northeast Alabama 4-H Chick Chain & Auction

When Saturday, Oct. 3rd; Show 1 pm, Awards 2 pm
Where: VFW Fairgrounds in Ft. Payne
Auction starts at 3 pm. Proceeds go back to the students of 4-H. 256-845-8595 or 256-547-7936 for more information.

  • Smoke on the Water

When: Saturday, Oct. 3rd; 5 pm – 10 pm
Where: Lake Guntersville State Park Beach
$10 tickets can be bought at the gate. Hosted by the Alder Springs Volunteer Fire Dept. Entertainment includes: Chad Bearden, Rusty Shii and Chase Williamson. More info: James Edwards at or 256-302-4161

  • My School Color Run, 5K/1 Mile Fun Run

When: Saturday, Oct. 10th; 7:30 am check-in time
Where: H.D. jenkins Park-Rec Center
$30 registration after Sept. 26th. Includes individual color packet, race bib and t-shirt.

  • Benefit Singing for Henry Jackson Rucker

When: Saturday, Oct. 10th; 5 pm
Where: Springdale Baptist Church-Boaz
Local singing groups. Henry will have skull surgery on Nov 4th, proceeds are going to help the family with medical expenses. 256-667-5649

  • Hospice of Marshall County “Family Fun Day”

When: Saturday, Oct. 10th; 9 am – 11 am
Where: In Piper Station on Billy Dyar Blvd in Boaz
Free registration for Race to Remember, free food, children play free at Kid’s Time indoor play center.

  • Lake Guntersville Photography Workshop

When: Saturday, Oct. 10th; 8 am – 5 pm
Where: Azalea III Meeting Room at Lake Guntersville State Park
Bring a camera, trail shoes and $10 for class fee. 256-571-5445 for more information

  • Health & Safety Expo

When: Tuesday, Oct 13th; 5:30 pm – 7 pm
Where: Albertville Primary/Elementary School
Admission is free.

  • Sand Twin Mountain Drive In Annual Halloween Horror-thon

When: Saturday, Oct. 17th; starting at dark
Where: Boaz Twin Drive In
$15 per carload, showing Sinister 2, Green Inferno, The Visit, Crimson Peak
More Info

  • Lake Guntersville State Park Festival

When: Saturday, Oct. 17th; 5 pm – 8 pm
Where: Beach Pavillion
Chili Cook-off, story telling, music candy and more. 256-571-5445

  • Attalla Heritage Day

When: Saturday, Oct. 17th
Where: TBA

  • Miss Turkey Trot Pageant

When: Saturday, Oct. 17th; 3 pm
Where: Collinsville School Auditorium
Early registration, $25, Photogenic, $10. Applications due by Friday, Oct. 9th; payment is due with application. Age division winners will appear at the Annual Turkey Trot Festival and Christmas Parade. 256-524-3277 for more information.

  • Cole Brothers Circus

When: Oct. 19 & 20th
Where: Etowah County Fair Grounds

  • Gracefest 2015

When: Sunday, Oct. 25th; 1 pm – 5 pm
Where: Etowah County Fairgrounds
Free admission. Local Christian artists and drama acts.