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AUGUST 2016

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)

August 26 - 28, 2016

Salt Life will present the World Paddle Association’s 2016 WPA Paddle Championships being held at Woodruff Park in downtown Columbus, Georgia August 26-28.

Location:  Woodruff Park

August 28, 2016     --   Time: 11:00 AM

Worship service at Two Tree Island every Sunday.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Two Tree Island (GPS)

August 28, 2016     --   Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location:  Woodruff Riverfront Park (GPS)

August 30, 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

SEPTEMBER 2016

September 2 - 4, 2016
Location:  Emerald Coast Convention Center

September 3, 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 at the fountain on Broad Street. Call 256-329-9227 for Information or to become a registered vendor.

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

September 3, 2016     --   Time: 3:00 PM

The bikini contest winners from the past year compete for Miss Flora-Bama 2016. Don't miss this stunning finale as they try to win you over for the grand prize of $5,000.



Sponsored by Bud Light & the Flora-Bama!

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Flora-Bama

September 4 - 5, 2016     --   Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Vendor information (Cullman County Parks)

Location:  Smith Lake
Phone: 256-739-2916     

September 4, 2016     --   Time: 6:00 PM

(The Amp Lake Martin)


The summer season comes to a close with a super concert at The AMP. Join the party as the Vegabonds come to town! Show starts at 6 with Rexton Lee, The Bank Walkers, The Bama Gambler and The Vegabonds. Tickets are $10. 

Location:  Lake Martin Amphitheater (GPS)

September 6, 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

September 9 - 10, 2016

Head to the Flora-Bama September 9th and 10th for Bulls on the Beach, TWO nights of adrenaline-filled bull riding!


Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Flora-Bama

September 9 - 10, 2016

The Miracle Strip Corvette Club will host the 14th annual ‘Vettes at the Beach’ show at Pensacola Beach on Saturday September 10th.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Pensacola Beach

September 10, 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 at the fountain on Broad Street. Call 256-329-9227 for Information or to become a registered vendor.

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

September 13, 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

September 17, 2016     --   Time: 6:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Are you up for the challenge? Gather your friends and family for the 5th Annual C2 Survival Race at Camp Thunderbird this September 17th!  Adults and Kids ages 10 years and up can take on the 3+mile Obstacle Trail Run with over 20 obstacles that will have you running, climbing and crawling your way to the finish line.  Kids can also enjoy a modified challenge by participating in the Youth 1-Mile Obstacle Fun Run suitable for 5-14 year olds.  Join us post race for great music, southern eats from Meats & Fish Co and YMCA Camp Thunderbird activities including horse rides, archery, kayaking, water slides and more!  Proceeds benefit the Steele Creek YMCA Annual Campaign to provide developmental programing to local youth.  Learn more by visiting ymcacharlotte.org/sc or register online today for the C2 Race!

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  YMCA Camp Thunderbird (GPS)
Contact:  Nicole Gross      Phone: 704.716.4611      Click to e-mail Nicole Gross

September 17, 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 at the fountain on Broad Street. Call 256-329-9227 for Information or to become a registered vendor.

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

September 17, 2016     --   Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Swim Across America's 4th annual Atlanta Open Water Swim will be held at Lake Lanier on Saturday, Sept. 17. A national non-profit organization dedicated to raising money for cancer research through nationwide swimming events, Swim Across America unites Olympians, recreational and competitive swimmers, kayakers, and volunteers all committed to raising funds for early stage cancer research at Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.


Close to 20 current and former Olympians will join over 500 regional swimmers for the 1 mile and 5K course options, as well as a 4 X 1/2 mile relay. To sign up for the Open Water Swim or for more information, visit http://bit.ly/297RLdY.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Lake Lanier Islands
Contact:  Megan      Phone: 404-983-7406      Click to e-mail Megan

September 20, 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

September 22 - 24, 2016     --   Time: 7:30 PM

Sister Act is the feel-amazing musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken, this uplifting musical was nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Springer Opera House
Phone: 706-327-3688     

September 24, 2016

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to volunteer for the annual Thurmond Lake cleanup campaign on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 24, 2016.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  J. Strom Thurmond Lake
Contact:  Park Ranger Dave Hat      Phone: 864-333-1129     

September 24, 2016

Have Fun and Save Lives - Our mission is to introduce people to the sport of Standup Paddling while raising funds for Susan G Komen for the Cure of Breast Cancer.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Lanier Islands (GPS)
Click to e-mail

September 24, 2016

Come on out for an afternoon in the park with live old time music, arts and crafts vendors and good food. This will be Don Carter State Park's third annual Chattahoochee Mountain Music Festival.


Parking fee: $5

Location:  Don Carter State Park (GPS)
Phone: 678-450-7726     

September 24, 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 at the fountain on Broad Street. Call 256-329-9227 for Information or to become a registered vendor.

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

September 27, 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

September 29 - October 1, 2016     --   Time: 7:30 PM

Sister Act is the feel-amazing musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken, this uplifting musical was nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Springer Opera House
Phone: 706-327-3688     

September 30 - October 2, 2016

It’s that time again!! Time to prepare for the 38th Annual Destin Seafood Festival!

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Destin Harbor Boardwalk
Phone: (850) 428-7783     

OCTOBER 2016

October 1, 2016

Proceeds from this event help raise more money for Gulf Coast Musician's Healthcare. Live music starts daily at noon. All ages are welcome until the sun goes down!

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Flora-Bama

October 1, 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 at the fountain on Broad Street. Call 256-329-9227 for Information or to become a registered vendor.

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

October 2 - 8, 2016     --   Time: 2:30 PM

Sister Act is the feel-amazing musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken, this uplifting musical was nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Springer Opera House
Phone: 706-327-3688     

October 4, 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 6 - 8, 2016     --   Time: 7:30 PM

Sister Act is the feel-amazing musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken, this uplifting musical was nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Springer Opera House
Phone: 706-327-3688     

October 8, 2016

October 8th, break out your lederhosen for the Flora-Bama’s Oktoberfest, because it's time to welcome the fall at our third annual Oktoberfest!

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Flora-Bama

October 8, 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 at the fountain on Broad Street. Call 256-329-9227 for Information or to become a registered vendor.

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

October 9 - 8, 2016     --   Time: 2:30 PM

Sister Act is the feel-amazing musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken, this uplifting musical was nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical.

Event's Official Web Page    Location:  Springer Opera House
Phone: 706-327-3688     

October 11, 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 15, 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 at the fountain on Broad Street. Call 256-329-9227 for Information or to become a registered vendor.

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

October 15, 2016     --   Time: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location:  Standard Deluxe Inc.

October 18, 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 22, 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 at the fountain on Broad Street. Call 256-329-9227 for Information or to become a registered vendor.

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

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 29, 2016
Location:  Russell Crossroads (GPS)
Contact:  Emily Spink      Phone: 256.794.1397      Click to e-mail Emily Spink

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 at the fountain on Broad Street. Call 256-329-9227 for Information or to become a registered vendor.

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

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

NOVEMBER 2016

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. 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

(Vendor)


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 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 24, 2016

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

DECEMBER 2016

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 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 2017

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)