Area Events

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  • 2015 United Way Campaign Celebration and Annual Meeting **RESCHEDULED**

When: Thursday, March 12th; 11:30 a.m.
Where: Progress Rail Services Operations Center  Auditorium
RSVP by Feb. 20th, tickets are $12. RSVP at 256-582-4700 or by email to carrie@unitedwaymarshall.org

  • Unique Choices Abstinence Education Program Fundraiser **RESCHEDULED**

When:  Thursday, March 5th; 6:30 p.m.
Where: Gadsden Museum of Arts Building, Second Floor
The event will feature a fashion show. 1st Annual Fundraiser, tickets are $10. For more information, contact Cindy Smith at 256-393-8191

  • Taste of Albertville **RESCHEDULED**

When: 
Where: The Crossroads Mall Albertville
Tickets are $12. Features door prizes and a silent auction. A portion of the proceeds go to benefit Meals on Wheels.

  • Marshall Christian School Open House

When: Saturday, Feb. 28th; 10 a.m. – noon
Where: Marshall Christian School, Albertville
Tour the school, meet staff and see the curriculum. For more information, contact 256-279-0192

  • Spring into Action

When: Wednesday, March 4th, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Hammer’s Hall, Albertville
Charity luncheon for Kelley’s Rainbow, Domestic Violence Shelter. Tables and individual tickets are available. For more information, contact Paula Arnold at 256-660-2626 or 256-572-6248.

  • 10th Annual Hospice of Marshall County Race to Remember

When: March 7th, 2015
Where: Albertville High School Coliseum
To RSVP for this event or learn more, please visit www.hospicemc5k.com. For questions, contact Annah Grace Morgan at 256-891-7724 or 256-505-1879 or amorgan@hospicemc.org

  • Warrior Dash 

When: Saturday, March 7th, 2015; 9 a.m.
Where: Macedonia Elementary School
Age divisions: 12 & under, 13-30, 31-50, over 50. Medals to top 3 runners each division. Fee $20 by March 2nd, $25 after March 2nd. Free shirt to all who register. For more information: Melissa Hancock 256-228-4483 or hancockm@jackson.k12.al.us

  • FLW Series Bass Tournament

When: March 19th- 21st
Where: Lake Guntersville State Park
It’s a qualifying event for the FLW Series Championship. Daily weigh-ins each afternoon will be at the park, with the final weigh-in on the 21st to be held at the Guntersville Walmart. 300 anglers fish, with the top 20 fishing on the final day. For more information, see www.flwoutdoors.com.

  • 25th Annual Pancake Day

When: Saturday, March 28th
Where: The Rainbow Community Center
Hosted by the Rainbow City Lion’s Club. Tickets are $5 in advance, $5.50 at the door. For more information, contact 256-390-5975

  • Bassmaster Elite Series

When: April 9th – 12th
Where: Guntersville
Featuring 100 pro anglers. It will launch each morning from the City Harbor and weigh-in each afternoon at the Harbor. An expo and live entertainment will also be added on the weekend.

  • Alabama Farm & Poultry Expo

When: April 10th & 11th; 9 a.m. until
Where: Boaz VFW Fairgrounds
For more information, contact the Boaz Chamber at 256-593-8154.

  • Run for Uganda 5K

When: April 11th 
Where: Rainsville Community Church
For registration information go to their facebook page “Run for Uganda 5k” or contact Jeff at 256-601-9236.

  • Night of Jazz/Percussion Concert

When: Tuesday, April 21st
Where: Albertville High School Fine Arts Center

  • Southern Regional RV Club Meeting

When: April 28th- May 5th
Where: Lake Guntersville State Park

  • FLW College Bass Tournament

When: May 2nd
Where: Civitan Park, Guntersville
Featuring 100 college anglers. Universities from all over the southeast are represented, including the University of Alabama, Auburn University, University of North Alabama and more. www.flwoutdoors.com

  • Miss Southern Belle Pageant

When: Saturday, May 2nd
Where: Albertville High School Fine Arts Center

  • 15th Annual Choose Life Banquet

When: Thursday, May 17th
Where: The Gadsden Convention Center
Tickets $20, available at The Pregnancy Center in Rainbow City. The banquet includes a guest speaker and a meal. For more information, contact 256-442-6101

  • 8th Annual Spring 2 Summer Wakeboarding Tournment

When: June 19th – 21st
Where: Spring Creek Ramp
www.wakefactory.net for more information

  • Dixie Pre Majors World Series

When: July 24th – 29th
Where: Guntersville Rec Field Complex & Guntersville High School field
Teams from 11 states including a host team from Guntersville will compete in this top level youth baseball tournament.

  • King Kat Tournament

When: Sept. 19th
Where: Bucky Howe Park
The largest and oldest competitive catfishing organization in America will bring a one-day catfish tournament. It is a qualifying tournament with all teams qualifying for the 2015 Eastern Championship. The tournament travels to 20 states a year. Free for all youth through age 12. www.kingkatusa.com.

  • Model A Tour

When: Oct. 14th – 17th
Where:  Marshall County
The “Sweet Home Alabama Tour” by the Central Alabama Model A Ford Club will visit Marshall County Oct. 14-17. The group will bring 80-100 attendees, touring Marshall County in their Model A Ford cars (only made 1927-1931). Planned stops include the Guntersville Dam, Cathedral Caverns, Lake Guntersville State Park, Arab Historical Village, etc. Contact Richard Haldeman for more info: 256-894-5493.