Events under 'Community, and Cultural'
Thursday, March 23, 2017

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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 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

10th Annual Shoals Earth Day Fest

 April 8th, 2017– 10th Annual Shoals Earth Day Fest – Florence-Lauderdale Visitor Center, Florence

 Sat. 11am-6pm.  Celebrate the rich environmental resources of the Shoals area with music, entertainment, arts & crafts, food & fun!  Steve Trash Magic – “Green Street Magic.” www.shoalsearthmonth.com FREE For more information contact Nancy Muse This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Saturday, April 08, 2017 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Shoals Symphony at UNA – Martinis and Music Special Fundraising Event

Saturday, April 8, 2017, Shoals Symphony at UNA – Martinis and Music Special Fundraising event, 7:30 p.m.,  Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts.  Christina and Friends intimate parlor concert.  Limited seating available.  Underwritten by Abroms, Lyons, and Friends.  For tickets and more information visit https://www.una.edu/shoals-symphony/events.html or call 256-765-5122.

 

Saturday, April 08, 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 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 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

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

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

Music Clinic at the Mountain Theater: Getting the Best of What Ya Got

May 20, 2017 – Music Clinic at the Mountain Theater: Getting the Best of What Ya Got, 3641 Underwood Mountain Rd., Tuscumbia.  10am-2pm, Lunch included.  $15 per person.  A fun filled day of musical instruction for any experience level.  To register or more info 256-710-8963, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Saturday, May 20, 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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7th Annual Sheffield Street Party

May 26-27, 2017 - 7th Annual Sheffield Street Party, Montgomery Ave., Downtown Sheffield.  www.djpevents.com

Friday, May 26th - Wet Willie, Travis Wammack, Jackson Highway and a special guest appearance from Eddie Floyd

Saturday, May 27th - Lonestar, Ashley McBride, The Tosha Hill Band

Gates open at 6:00pm and music starts at 7:00pm
Rain or Shine! - Bring your own chair.

Tickets: $25 General Admission (see ticket details below); $75 VIP Admission (see ticket details below)  Visit www.djpevents.com to purchase tickets. 

****IMPORTANT****
A General Admission ticket will get you into one event. If you would like to go to both events, you must purchase a ticket for each night. You can print out your ticket once it is emailed to you or you may tell the gate attendant the name used when purchasing the ticket.

VIP Admission will get you into both nights of fun with furnished seating + a meal before the show. Contact www.djpevents.com for more details.

       

 

Friday, May 26, 2017 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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7th Annual Sheffield Street Party

May 26-27, 2017 - 7th Annual Sheffield Street Party, Montgomery Ave., Downtown Sheffield.  www.djpevents.com

Friday, May 26th - Wet Willie, Travis Wammack, Jackson Highway and a special guest appearance from Eddie Floyd

Saturday, May 27th - Lonestar, Ashley McBride, The Tosha Hill Band

Gates open at 6:00pm and music starts at 7:00pm
Rain or Shine! - Bring your own chair.

Tickets: $25 General Admission (see ticket details below); $75 VIP Admission (see ticket details below)  Visit www.djpevents.com to purchase tickets. 

****IMPORTANT****
A General Admission ticket will get you into one event. If you would like to go to both events, you must purchase a ticket for each night. You can print out your ticket once it is emailed to you or you may tell the gate attendant the name used when purchasing the ticket.

VIP Admission will get you into both nights of fun with furnished seating + a meal before the show. Contact www.djpevents.com for more details.

 

 

Saturday, May 27, 2017 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Memorial Day Ceremony

May 29, 2017 – Memorial Day Ceremony, 201 North Main Street, Colbert County Courthouse, Tuscumbia

Mon. 11 am, Ceremony honoring veterans of all wars at the Circle of Valor, sponsored by American Legion Post 31.  Post Headquarters on Main Street will be open immediately following the ceremony for light refreshments and an opportunity to view memorabilia including photographs of those killed in the line of duty from Colbert County.  Contact: 256-762-4206.  FREE event.  For more information: 256-383-0783

 

Monday, May 29, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 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

 

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

Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run

June 3, 2017 - Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run, 1 Spring Park Road, Spring Park, Tuscumbia  Sat. 8 am – 4 pm  One of the largest antique & vintage car shows in Alabama displays all makes and models of street rods 1972 and older.  Registration Contact Larry Lindsey: 256-412-8548 or 256-710-6204.  FREE to the public.  For more information: 256-383-0783

 

Saturday, June 03, 2017 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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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