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August 6 - December 31, 2016

A selection of works by Ed, Philip, and Matt Moulthrop, including turned bowls that Philip and Matt recently completed using wood salvaged from the old 19th – century Chattahoochee River dams.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Columbus Museum (GPS)


September 24 - November 1, 2016

A drawdown of Bartletts Ferry or Lake Harding is scheduled for this September & October assuming adequate flow conditions exist in the Chattahoochee River to refill the reservoir. The reservoir will start down Saturday, September 24th and reach the drawdown bottom elevation of 513’ by October 1st. The lake refill will begin on November 1st and reach full pool based on inflows.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Bartletts Ferry Dam (GPS)


October 25 - 27, 2016     --   Time: 7:00 AM

Each day will begin at the Highway 48 boat ramp at 8 a.m. Snacks and lunch will be provided by LWPOA and local merchant contributors. Alabama Power Company awards event T-shirts to all volunteer workers.
Over the years, 1,529 volunteers have collected 251,100 pounds of trash from the shoreline of the lake. The group is looking forward to another highly successful event this year.
Contributions for lunch, snacks, drinks, equipment, prizes and manpower have been made by Randolph County Sheriff's Department, Wedowee Marine, Lakeside Market and Grill, WM Grocery, Small Town Bank, Perry's Foodland, Lake Wedowee Docks, Crystal Walker - Hunter Bend Realty, Georgia/Alabama Rolloffs, Rice Pavilion, Jack's, and Hacienda San Antonio.
Hacienda San Antonio has contributed three gift cards as prizes. Each day a drawing will award one of the cards to a volunteer worker.
Boats are needed, including pontoon and smaller boats. LWPOA provides gas for the boats and cleans the boats on the Friday following the event. To volunteer your boat, contact Marlon Glover at mbglover1@att.net or 770-823-6761.
To work the event, just come to the Highway 48 Boat Ramp on the days of the event. Please arrive before 8 a.m.

Location:  Highway 48 Bridge (GPS)
Contact:  Marlon Glover      Phone: 770-823-6761      Click to e-mail Marlon Glover

October 25, 2016     --   Time: 7:00 PM

Bring your lawn chair and join us every summer for hot music, smooth grooves and a whole lot of good times. Bands on the Beach is at 7 p.m. and begins the first Tuesday in April and ends the last Tuesday in October.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Gulfside Pavilion

October 28, 2016     --   Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Uptown's Friday Night Concert Series

Location:  1000 Block of Broadway

October 29, 2016     --   Time: 7:00 AM - 11:30 AM

MainStreet Alexander City brings you the Farmer's Market for 2016, showcasing the best that area growers have to offer, including fresh fruits and vegetables, plants, cheeses, breads and the occasional craft item. Rain or shine.  Call 256-329-9227 for Information or to become a registered vendor.

Location:  First Baptist Church Parking (GPS)
Phone: 256-329-9227     

October 29, 2016     --   Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Hey Bakers and Canners/Picklers we've decided to make it worth your while this year. We will have two categories at The Fall Family Festival, Baked Goods and Canned (or Pickled) Goods.

There will give prizes to the top 3 in each category - 1st Place is dinner for 2 from SpringHouse Restaurant, 2nd Place is dinner for 2 from Kowaliga Restaurant and 3rd place is $25 Gift Certificate from Catherine's Market.

Judging will begin at 12.

Location:  Russell Crossroads (GPS)

October 31, 2016     --   Time: 6:00 PM

Costume Contest Starts At 9PM
Sign up begins at 6PM

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Flora-Bama

October 31, 2016     --   Time: 7:00 PM

The BRHS Symphonic Band, in a "Moment of Madness" has chosen the AMP for a Celebration of Melancholy and Macabre! Join the fun on HALLOWEEN at 7pm. It's FREE!! Feel free to bring your own treats, but remember this is a High School Event. Costumes welcomed.

Location:  Lake Martin Amphitheater (GPS)


November 3 - 13, 2016

During this festival, Grammy Award winning songwriters and the up and coming stars of tomorrow come into the spotlight to perform original songs in multiple locations in beautiful Perdido Key and Pensacola, Florida and Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Perdido Key

November 4 - 5, 2016

Volunteers will assist in roadside and lake shoreline cleanup Lake Martin and Tallapoosa River. Sites to be determined. Contact coordinator for further details.
Contact: John Thompson at 334-323-7880 or Norm White at 256-307-1052 or 256-786-9560 (cell), E-mail: normwhite@rocketmail.com, Lake Martin Resource Association

Location:  Lake Martin
Contact:  John Thompson      Phone: 334-323-7880     

November 5, 2016     --   Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Admission is $5.00 at the gate ($3.00 if purchased in advance), with children under age 8 admitted free.


Location:  Historic Marks House

November 5, 2016     --   Time: 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m. A barbecue meal will be served to guests at noon.

Several special guests will be featured during the meeting, including Joshua Yerby, environmental affairs specialist for the Childersburg Rescue Squad; and Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Marine Division officer Steven R. MacLeroy.

Members of Alabama Water Watch will also present a water monitoring demonstration. HOBO officials noted those in attendance will witness a bird getting released into the wild by Scottie Jackson from the Alabama Wildlife Center.

Additionally, guests will have the opportunity to take part in numerous events, including catch-and-release fishing and exploring Pioneer Village.

HOBO membership information will also be available.

Pioneer Village is on the Talladega County portion of Lay Lake, across the river from Perkin’s Landing. Those interested may travel by boat, car or shuttle to the event.

Boat shuttle service from Paradise Point Marina will be available beginning at 11 a.m.

Location:  Heritage Trail Pioneer Village (GPS)

November 6, 2016     --   Time: 2:00 AM - 2:00 AM
The clock is set back one hour at 2:00 AM (First Sunday in November). Remember to winterize your boat(s) If you will not be using them in the winter months. Remember to change smoke detector batteries.

November 8 - 15, 2016

Now celebrating its 5th Anniversary, WFC will be held Nov. 8-15 at The Wharf, a resort destination with a full-service marina, retail, dining and entertainment options anchored by a multi-use event center and a 10,000-seat amphitheater.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  The Wharf

November 11 - 12, 2016     --   Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 Don’t miss this year’s Artisans Holiday Boutique. You will find fine arts and crafts by new Artisans and new artwork by past participants. Enter the raffle for a chance to win handmade artworks, and shop for holiday gifts from a wide variety of affordable selections. You will find Holiday decorations, baby clothes, floral wreaths and arrangements, candles; linen table cloths runners, napkins towels and tableware, and purses & other fabric art; pottery, stained glass & painted glassware, and a large variety of jewelry, original artwork and prints and beautiful photography. Plus everything is unique and handmade. Admission is free. Cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover are accepted.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Marker 614
Contact:  Carol Szot      Phone: 910-253-7029      Click to e-mail Carol Szot

November 12, 2016     --   Time: 10:00 AM

Veterans Day Parade to be held on Colin Powell Parkway in Phenix City, going into Columbus over the 13th Street Bridge, and ending on 9th Street in Columbus.

Location:  Chattahoochee River Park
Contact:  PC Parks and Recreation      Phone: 334-291-4719     

November 18, 2016     --   Time: 6:00 PM

The Dadeville Chamber presents "An Evening of Giving" Benefitting The Lake Martin Area United Way Friday, November 18, 2016 6:00 pm. Tickets $50.00 include steak dinner and live music by Lisa & The E-Lusion Band. Tickets available at Dadeville Chamber, Lake Martin Area United Way, Lake Martin Event Center at The Rodeo Club, Sellers CPA, Southside Collision.

For more information contact Dadeville Chamber 256-825-4019 or chamber@dadeville.com


Location:  The Lake Martin Event Center
Contact:  Dadeville Chamber of Commerce - Linda Andrews      Phone: 256-825-4019      Click to e-mail Dadeville Chamber of Commerce - Linda Andrews

November 24, 2016

Bring a covered dish and get all the turkey and ham your belly can stand.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Flora-Bama

November 24, 2016


December 3, 2016     --   Time: 10:00 AM

Bi City Annual Christmas Parade beginning at 10 a.m., Eastern Time, on Colin Powell Parkway in Phenix City. The route goes down Broad Street in Phenix City, turns onto the 13th Street bridge, and goes down Broadway in Columbus and ends on 9th Street.

Location:  Chattahoochee River Park
Phone: 334-291-4719     

December 10, 2016

Kick-off the Christmas holidays with the annual Santa Drop. Santa Claus parachutes down to the Flora-Bama. It doesn’t matter how old you are, you can still sit on Santa’s lap and ask for whatever you want!

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Flora-Bama

December 11, 2016     --   Time: 1:00 PM

Please join us for 3rd Annual Spirit of a Hometown Christmas Parade in Downtown Dadeville.

Vendors will be set up around the courthouse square beginning at 1:00pm. Parade will start at 3:00 pm.

If you are interested in being a vendor or entering a float please contact the Dadeville Chamber at 256-825-4019 or chamber@dadeville.com

Location:  Downtown Dadeville
Contact:  Dadeville Chamber of Commerce - Linda Andrews      Phone: 256-825-4019      Click to e-mail Dadeville Chamber of Commerce - Linda Andrews

December 25, 2016

Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, Christmas is a time for family and friends to gather and celebrate.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Flora-Bama

December 25, 2016
Location:  All Over The World

December 31, 2016

The Flora-Bama really gets down on New Year’s Eve. Blow it all out before making those pesky resolutions. Live music on all three stages will be rockin’ until the party stops. Food, party favors, and champagne flow all night help bring in the New Year the Flora-Bama way.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Flora-Bama


January 1, 2017
Location:  All Over The World

MARCH 2017

March 12, 2017     --   Time: 2:00 AM - 2:00 AM
The clock is set forward one hour at 2:00 AM (Second Sunday in March). Remember to change smoke detector batteries.

JUNE 2017

June 3 - 10, 2017
National Fishing and Boating Week (NFBW) - A national celebration of fishing and boating. Coinciding with most state's free fishing days, NFBW occurs each year during the first full week of June.

JULY 2017

July 4, 2017     --   Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Boats decorated with flags with an Independence Day theme parade from Kowaliga Marina to Childrens Harbor. Judging takes place and awards are given for the most decorated boats in different categories.
Location:  Kowaliga Beach (GPS)

July 4, 2017     --   Time: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Fireworks at dark in the Kowaliga Bay area of Lake Martin. This annual event is one of the best fireworks shows in the southeast.
Location:  Lake Martin Amphitheater (GPS)