Events under 'History & Arts'
Thursday, March 23, 2017

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Date

Hope Reed Solo Show exhibit at the Tennesse Valley Museum of Art

March 26 – May 12, 2017 – Hope Reed Solo Show exhibit at the Tennesse Valley Museum of Art, 511 N. Water St., Tuscumbia.  Reed has been exhibiting works in shows regularly since the 1950s, including the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and the Tennessee State Museum. Open Mon. – Fri. 9am-5pm; Sun. 1-3pm.  256-383-0533 www.tvaa.net

 

Sunday, March 26, 2017 9:00 pm - Monday, March 27, 2017 5:00 am
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The IF Project South Arts’ Southern Circuit Tour of Filmmakers at The Ritz Theatre

March 31, 2017 - The IF ProjectSouth Arts’ Southern Circuit Tour of Filmmakers at The Ritz Theatre, 111 W. 3rd St., Sheffield.  7:30 p.m.  Women are the fastest growing segment of the incarcerated population, increasing at nearly double the rate of men since 1985. The IF Project explores the reasons behind these staggering numbers by intimately following a heroic Seattle police officer and the writing workshop she created with a group of inmates at a maximum security women’s prison.Tickets $8 adults, $7 students. Tickets and info 256-383-0533, tvaa.net, or at the door. 

 

Friday, March 31, 2017 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Free Historic Tuscumbia Saturday Walking Tours

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2017 – Free Historic Tuscumbia Saturday Walking Tours

10 am each Saturday morning, enjoy a morning walking tour with experienced guides entertaining you with stories of years past.  This year the walks will feature history through storytelling.  Tour begins at corner of Cold Water Books, 101 W. 6th Street, Tuscumbia.  FREE  For more information: 256-383-0783

 

Saturday, April 01, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until April 30, 2017

Free Historic Sheffield Walking Tours

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2017 – Free Historic Sheffield Walking Tours 

10 am each Saturday morning in April, enjoy a morning walking tour with experienced guides entertaining you with stories of years past.  Tour begins at Sheffield Municipal Building, 600 N. Montgomery Avenue, Sheffield.  FREE For more information: 256-383-0783

 

 

 

Saturday, April 01, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until April 30, 2017

Free Historic Tuscumbia Saturday Walking Tours

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2017 – Free Historic Tuscumbia Saturday Walking Tours

10 am each Saturday morning, enjoy a morning walking tour with experienced guides entertaining you with stories of years past.  This year the walks will feature history through storytelling.  Tour begins at corner of Cold Water Books, 101 W. 6th Street, Tuscumbia.  FREE  For more information: 256-383-0783

 

Saturday, April 08, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until April 30, 2017

Free Historic Sheffield Walking Tours

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2017 – Free Historic Sheffield Walking Tours 

10 am each Saturday morning in April, enjoy a morning walking tour with experienced guides entertaining you with stories of years past.  Tour begins at Sheffield Municipal Building, 600 N. Montgomery Avenue, Sheffield.  FREE For more information: 256-383-0783

 

 

 

Saturday, April 08, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until April 30, 2017

Free Historic Tuscumbia Saturday Walking Tours

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2017 – Free Historic Tuscumbia Saturday Walking Tours

10 am each Saturday morning, enjoy a morning walking tour with experienced guides entertaining you with stories of years past.  This year the walks will feature history through storytelling.  Tour begins at corner of Cold Water Books, 101 W. 6th Street, Tuscumbia.  FREE  For more information: 256-383-0783

 

Saturday, April 15, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until April 30, 2017

Free Historic Sheffield Walking Tours

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2017 – Free Historic Sheffield Walking Tours 

10 am each Saturday morning in April, enjoy a morning walking tour with experienced guides entertaining you with stories of years past.  Tour begins at Sheffield Municipal Building, 600 N. Montgomery Avenue, Sheffield.  FREE For more information: 256-383-0783

 

 

 

Saturday, April 15, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until April 30, 2017

Free Historic Tuscumbia Saturday Walking Tours

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2017 – Free Historic Tuscumbia Saturday Walking Tours

10 am each Saturday morning, enjoy a morning walking tour with experienced guides entertaining you with stories of years past.  This year the walks will feature history through storytelling.  Tour begins at corner of Cold Water Books, 101 W. 6th Street, Tuscumbia.  FREE  For more information: 256-383-0783

 

Saturday, April 22, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until April 30, 2017

Free Historic Sheffield Walking Tours

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2017 – Free Historic Sheffield Walking Tours 

10 am each Saturday morning in April, enjoy a morning walking tour with experienced guides entertaining you with stories of years past.  Tour begins at Sheffield Municipal Building, 600 N. Montgomery Avenue, Sheffield.  FREE For more information: 256-383-0783

 

 

 

Saturday, April 22, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until April 30, 2017

Free Historic Tuscumbia Saturday Walking Tours

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2017 – Free Historic Tuscumbia Saturday Walking Tours

10 am each Saturday morning, enjoy a morning walking tour with experienced guides entertaining you with stories of years past.  This year the walks will feature history through storytelling.  Tour begins at corner of Cold Water Books, 101 W. 6th Street, Tuscumbia.  FREE  For more information: 256-383-0783

 

Saturday, April 29, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until April 30, 2017

Free Historic Sheffield Walking Tours

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2017 – Free Historic Sheffield Walking Tours 

10 am each Saturday morning in April, enjoy a morning walking tour with experienced guides entertaining you with stories of years past.  Tour begins at Sheffield Municipal Building, 600 N. Montgomery Avenue, Sheffield.  FREE For more information: 256-383-0783

 

 

 

Saturday, April 29, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Every Week until April 30, 2017

Recall LaGrange

 

*May 5-7, 2017 – Recall LaGrange, 1461 LaGrange College Road, Leighton

 

Commemorating the burning of LaGrange College-Military Academy during the Civil War in 1863: Recall LaGrange Festival, 2017 will be commemorating also the 75th Anniversary of the battle of Guadalcanal during World War ll, with both Japanese and American’s re-enacting the campaign. Featuring the only Marine Re-enacting group in the USA; Company E. 282, 1st Sgt. George H. Jones; the re-enactors also preform the Seven Years War-Revolution War, and Modern War on Terror. Other activities include the Cemetery Drama, 1800’s Demonstrations, and Special Ceremony for Mike Vanderboegh (Founder of LLHA)and School Day will on Friday with Educational Activities for the kids. Period arts/crafts will be on display for purchase during the entire week-end. 

 

Friday  May 5 School Day 9am-3pm;

Sat. & Sun. May 6 & 7 10 am – 4 pm.  FREE.  Vendor Contact: 256-446-9324.  For more information: 256-383-0783 or www.lagrangehistoricsite.com

 

Friday, May 05, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Every Day until May 07, 2017

Shoals Symphony at UNA Presents: Disney Live! Jungle Book

Friday, May 5, 2017, 7:30 p.m., Norton Auditorium, Florence.  The Shoals Symphony Presents - Jungle Book - the full, original G movie underscored by live orchestra.  For more information and tickets visit https://www.una.edu/shoals-symphony/index.html or call 256-765-5122.

 
Friday, May 05, 2017 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Recall LaGrange

 

*May 5-7, 2017 – Recall LaGrange, 1461 LaGrange College Road, Leighton

 

Commemorating the burning of LaGrange College-Military Academy during the Civil War in 1863: Recall LaGrange Festival, 2017 will be commemorating also the 75th Anniversary of the battle of Guadalcanal during World War ll, with both Japanese and American’s re-enacting the campaign. Featuring the only Marine Re-enacting group in the USA; Company E. 282, 1st Sgt. George H. Jones; the re-enactors also preform the Seven Years War-Revolution War, and Modern War on Terror. Other activities include the Cemetery Drama, 1800’s Demonstrations, and Special Ceremony for Mike Vanderboegh (Founder of LLHA)and School Day will on Friday with Educational Activities for the kids. Period arts/crafts will be on display for purchase during the entire week-end. 

 

Friday  May 5 School Day 9am-3pm;

Sat. & Sun. May 6 & 7 10 am – 4 pm.  FREE.  Vendor Contact: 256-446-9324.  For more information: 256-383-0783 or www.lagrangehistoricsite.com

 

Saturday, May 06, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Every Day until May 07, 2017

Recall LaGrange

 

*May 5-7, 2017 – Recall LaGrange, 1461 LaGrange College Road, Leighton

 

Commemorating the burning of LaGrange College-Military Academy during the Civil War in 1863: Recall LaGrange Festival, 2017 will be commemorating also the 75th Anniversary of the battle of Guadalcanal during World War ll, with both Japanese and American’s re-enacting the campaign. Featuring the only Marine Re-enacting group in the USA; Company E. 282, 1st Sgt. George H. Jones; the re-enactors also preform the Seven Years War-Revolution War, and Modern War on Terror. Other activities include the Cemetery Drama, 1800’s Demonstrations, and Special Ceremony for Mike Vanderboegh (Founder of LLHA)and School Day will on Friday with Educational Activities for the kids. Period arts/crafts will be on display for purchase during the entire week-end. 

 

Friday  May 5 School Day 9am-3pm;

Sat. & Sun. May 6 & 7 10 am – 4 pm.  FREE.  Vendor Contact: 256-446-9324.  For more information: 256-383-0783 or www.lagrangehistoricsite.com

 

Sunday, May 07, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Every Day until May 07, 2017

African Heritage Festival

June 2 & 3, 2017 – African Heritage Festival, 609 S. East Street, Willie Green Center, Tuscumbia

Fri. 11 am – 6 pm; Sat. 11 am – 8 pm.  Explore African art and fashion, culture, crafts and food, includes drumming and dance demonstrations, live music featuring rhythm, blues groups and gospel choirs, folk storytelling and activities for the children.  Vendor or Music Contact: 256-381-1797 or 256-335-2911 or 256-381-9549.  FREE For more information: 256-383-0783

 

Friday, June 02, 2017 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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“The Miracle Worker” Play

 

June 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30– July 1, 7, 8  2017 – “The Miracle Worker” Play, Helen Keller Birthplace, 300 North Commons W. Tuscumbia

Fri. and Sat. evenings (only) at 8 pm.  Performed, in an outdoor theatre, on the grounds of Helen Keller’s Birthplace, this award-winning play recalls the childhood of the deaf-blind child, who became known as “America’s First Lady of Courage”, and her gifted teacher, Anne Sullivan. 

Now in its 56th season. Admission is charged.  www.helenkellerbirthplace.comFor more information and tickets: 256-383-4066

 

Friday, June 02, 2017 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Every Week until July 09, 2017

Frontier Day Celebration

June 3 & 4, 2017 - Frontier Day Celebration, Pope's Tavern Museum, Florence

Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  Step back in time and listen to dulcimer music while watching artisans in costumes creating baskets, brooms, quilts, pottery and much more.  Walk through the museum free to complete your journey to the past.  FREE. More information: 256-760-6439

 

Saturday, June 03, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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African Heritage Festival

June 2 & 3, 2017 – African Heritage Festival, 609 S. East Street, Willie Green Center, Tuscumbia

Fri. 11 am – 6 pm; Sat. 11 am – 8 pm.  Explore African art and fashion, culture, crafts and food, includes drumming and dance demonstrations, live music featuring rhythm, blues groups and gospel choirs, folk storytelling and activities for the children.  Vendor or Music Contact: 256-381-1797 or 256-335-2911 or 256-381-9549.  FREE For more information: 256-383-0783

Saturday, June 03, 2017 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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