Christmas Page 2016

If you have a Christmas event, parade or festival; please submit it to

  • Geraldine Christmas Parade
    Saturday, Dec. 10th @ 2 p.m. 256-659-2122
  • 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 
  • 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
  • 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
  • “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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.     
  • Ice Skate Albertville- Albertville Farmer’s Market
    Thursday, Dec. 8th – Sunday, Dec. 11th. $5 entry fee. – A City Impact Project
  • GSCC Singers Christmas Tour 2016
    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
  • “Sounds of Christmas” – 3975 Hwy 77 in Southside 
     December 18, 2016 @6:00 pm. Enjoy carols and the Celebration Ringers as well as other Christmas melodies. Free Admission. 256-442-8602
  • ‘Joy! Unspeakable Joy!’- Southside Baptist Church  
    December 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm. Adult Celebration Choir musical. Free Admission
  • “Sanders Family Christmas” – The Theatre of Gadsden – Ritz Theatre in Gadsden
     December 9th – Dec. 17th at the historic Ritz Theatre.  The Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 pm the Sunday performances are matinées at 2:30pm. Check out T.O.G. at this link:



Riverview Regional Medical Center

Riverview Regional Medical Center

Riverview Regional Medical Center has a rich history of providing high-quality health care to residents of Gadsden, Etowah County and surrounding areas. As our home city has grown, Riverview Regional has kept pace, adding revolutionary medical technology and upgrading our facility to offer residents the most up-to-date health care advances.  Riverview Regional Medical Center is a Joint Commission-accredited, acute care hospital that annually serves more than 350,000 residents in Etowah and surrounding counties. Riverview Regional has a proud history of physician ownership.


First Responder of the Week



START DATE: 5-2-2016 END DATE: 8-26-2016

HOW TO PLAY: Go to 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, and Sand Mt. Broadcasting are not eligible to win

Send your nominations here:

Save 50% in Our Big Deal Store

New deal this week: Dale’s BBQ in Boaz
$20 certificate for only $10





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  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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  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
Week#12: Michael Pruitt, Arab High School-$100
Week#13: Jan Faulkner, Geraldine Elementary School – $100



Sara Evans In Concert


Country Music star Sara Evans tours the US in support of her latest album ‘Slow Me Down’ …and she’s making a stop at the VBC Mark C. Smith Concert Hall in Huntsville on December 16th.
WQSB has your FREE tickets to the show, starting Thursday, Dec. 8th with Barry, Al & Mary. Be listening to win 🙂



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.


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







Big Deal Store: Bubba Rito’s

How about saving 50% off authentic “Southwestern Grub?”

Buy a $20 Bubba Ritos certificate for only $10 in our Big Deal Store starting Monday, Dec, 12th at 10 a.m.!

Bubba Ritos now has 5 locations serving Etowah and Marshall County: Attalla, Boaz, Guntersville, Noccalula Falls and the NEWEST in Rainbow City!
Our guests get to choose from Burritos, Quesadillas, Nachos, Tacos and bowls, where they get to enjoy creating their own entrees during this unique experience. Come by and have a delicious grilled chicken burrito with homemade pico degallo, sour cream and our homemade guacamole that’s prepared fresh daily or maybe a steak quesadilla with our own Bubba Zesty Sour Cream. It’s up to you, we have over 30 different ingredients & toppings to choose from and hundreds of different combinations. All meats are cut and marinated onsite, with the freshest ingredients. Bubba Ritos has grilled garlic chicken, marinated steak, Bubba Ritos own taco meat seasonings and of course their Chipotle Pulled Pork.
Don’t forget all entrees come with chips and the Salsa Bar, including mild, spicy, tomatillo, and our yummy Pineapple Salsa. We also have 8 different flavors of ice cream! Gift certificates are available.
Warning: Bubba Ritos may become addictive.


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Attalla 256-344-2350
Boaz 256-281-6070 
Guntersville 256-571-2199
Noccalula Falls 256-459-4166
Rainbow City 256-281-6070