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FEBRUARY 2018





APRIL 2018

April 27 - 28, 2018

River and Brews April 27th & 28th!!! Come out to Civitan Park on beautiful Lake Guntersville for an awesome event! Live Music and Craft Beer! Come out and hear some great music, drink some wonderful local craft beer (domestic also available) and enjoy some awesome food trucks. Check out our main Sponsor Erwin Marine Sales line of boats at the show for your enjoyment! Also trucks from Howard Bentley GMC, and ATVs/Jet skis, and more form Lake Guntersville Powersports

Friday, gates open at 5 and show starts at 6, Saturday, gates open at 4:30 and show starts at 5.

Location: Civitan Park Pier (GPS)

April 27 - 28, 2018

River and Brews April 27th & 28th!!! Come out to Civitan Park on beautiful Lake Guntersville for an awesome event! Live Music and Craft Beer! Come out and hear some great music, drink some wonderful local craft beer (domestic also available) and enjoy some awesome food trucks. Check out our main Sponsor Erwin Marine Sales line of boats at the show for your enjoyment! Also trucks from Howard Bentley GMC, and ATVs/Jet skis, and more form Lake Guntersville Powersports

Friday, gates open at 5 and show starts at 6, Saturday, gates open at 4:30 and show starts at 5.

Location: Civitan Park Pier (GPS)

April 27, 2018 (7:00 PM)

Uptown's Friday Night Concert Series - Bring your lawn chair, blanket and your family for a night of great music and fun! All outside food, beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic) and coolers are prohibited. This policy will help to provide a clean and safe environment for our attendees, merchants and the greater Uptown community.

Free Parking
RiverCenter Deck, 919 Broadway
Synovus Deck, Corner of 11th Street & Front Ave.

 

Event's Official Web Page Location: 1000 Block of Downtown

April 28, 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: Weiss Lake (GPS)
Contact: Sam Marko Phone: 404-626-8594

April 28, 2018 (12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Location: Lewis Smith Lake (GPS)

April 28, 2018 (8:00 PM)

Devon Allman is a staunch proponent of authentic Southern Blues, and he will grace the Phenix City Amphitheater stage with longtime friend and musician, Duane Betts! Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the gate the night of the show, or in advance at the Phenix City Parks and Recreation Office or at xorbia.com.


MAY 2018

May 2, 2018 (5:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

Whether your a local or just in town visiting come on out Wednesday and join us for some high water surfing at good wave and brews later over at Chattahoochee Brewing. Small meal will be provided for your enjoyment at no cost courtesy of Whitewater Express.

Event's Official Web Page Location: Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy
Phone: (334) 298-9521

May 4, 2018 (4:45 PM - 10:30 PM)

To kick off the 2018 Whitewater Season on the Chattahoochee River, Uptown Columbus & Phenix City are hosting RiverFest Weekend May 4th, 5th, and 6th. Check our festival website for details at RiverFest Weekend.

Location: Woodruff Riverfront Park (GPS)

May 4, 2018 (4:45 PM - 10:30 PM)

To kick off the 2018 Whitewater Season on the Chattahoochee River, Uptown Columbus & Phenix City are hosting RiverFest Weekend May 4th, 5th, and 6th. Check our festival website for details at RiverFest Weekend.

Location: Woodruff Riverfront Park (GPS)

May 4, 2018 (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)

GP38 will be playing 5-7PM followed by The Ultimate Garth Brooks Tribute band! Bring your lawn chair, blanket and your family for a night of great music and fun! All outside food, beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic) and coolers are prohibited.


May 4, 2018 (7:30 PM)

RiverFest Weekend - Uptown's Friday Night Concert Series. Bring your lawn chair, blanket and your family for a night of great music and fun! All outside food, beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic) and coolers are prohibited. This policy will help to provide a clean and safe environment for our attendees, merchants and the greater Uptown community.


Free Parking
RiverCenter Deck, 919 Broadway
Synovus Deck, Corner of 11th Street & Front Ave.

Location: Woodruff Riverfront Park (GPS)


May 5, 2018 (8:00 AM - 2:00 PM)

The Goldens' Cast Iron BBQ Cook-Off sanctioned by Georgia BBQ Association will host pit-master's from all over the region.

Location: Woodruff Riverfront Park (GPS)

May 5, 2018 (9:00 AM)

To kick off the 2018 Whitewater Season on the Chattahoochee River, Uptown Columbus & Phenix City are hosting RiverFest Weekend May 4th, 5th, and 6th. Check our website for details: RiverFest Weekend

Location: Woodruff Riverfront Park

May 5, 2018 (9:00 AM)

To kick off the 2018 Whitewater Season on the Chattahoochee River, Uptown Columbus & Phenix City are hosting RiverFest Weekend May 4th, 5th, and 6th. Check our website for details: RiverFest Weekend

Location: Woodruff Riverfront Park

May 5, 2018 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Fun for all ages, featuring geocaching activities, Tomahawk throwing contest, outdoor cook-off, archery activities and more


May 5, 2018 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

2018 World Paddleboard Association / Salt Life Cup National Races - The 2018 Salt Life Columbus Cup presented by SALT LIFE at the RiverFest on May 5 & 6, 2018 on the Chattahoochee River. The Salt Life Columbus Cup was a favorite of the competitors given the unique venue and downtown setting.

9:15 am: Open Technical Race (3 miles)
10:15am: Juniors Race Meeting
10:30am: Juniors Tech 3 Mile Race
10:35am: Juniors 1 Mile Race
11:45am: Pro Race Meeting
12pm: Pro-Elite SUP Technical Race
3pm: OC/Surfski 1 Mile Time Trial

Event's Official Web Page Location: Stairs @ Woodruff Park

May 5, 2018 (11:00 AM)

Join us for crawfish, potatoes and corn, hot-dogs, music by the Sky-Dogs, airplanes, vendors and prizes. $5.00 entry fee, kids 12 and under come in free. All benefiting the Humane Society Pet Rescue and Adoption Center. Bring your lawn chairs and your fur-babies are welcomed.

Location: Northeast Alabama Regional Airport

May 5, 2018 (11:00 AM)

Join us for crawfish, potatoes and corn, hot-dogs, music by the Sky-Dogs, airplanes, vendors and prizes. $5.00 entry fee, kids 12 and under come in free. All benefiting the Humane Society Pet Rescue and Adoption Center. Bring your lawn chairs and your fur-babies are welcomed.

Location: Northeast Alabama Regional Airport

May 5, 2018 (11:00 AM - 2:00 PM)

Come out for crawfish, potatoes and corn, hot-dogs, music by the Sky-Dogs, airplanes, vendors and prizes. $5.00 entry fee, kids 12 and under come in free. All benefiting the Humane Society Pet Rescue and Adoption Center. Bring your lawn chairs and your fur-babies are welcomed.

Location: Northeast Alabama Regional Airport

May 5, 2018 (11:00 AM - 2:00 PM)

Come out for crawfish, potatoes and corn, hot-dogs, music by the Sky-Dogs, airplanes, vendors and prizes. $5.00 entry fee, kids 12 and under come in free. All benefiting the Humane Society Pet Rescue and Adoption Center. Bring your lawn chairs and your fur-babies are welcomed.

Location: Northeast Alabama Regional Airport

May 5, 2018 (12:00 PM)
Location: Woodruff Riverfront Park


May 5, 2018 (4:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Location: Woodruff Riverfront Park

May 5, 2018 (7:30 PM - 10:00 PM)
Location: Woodruff Riverfront Park

May 6, 2018 (12:00 AM)

To kick off the 2018 Whitewater Season on the Chattahoochee River, Uptown Columbus & Phenix City are hosting RiverFest Weekend May 4th, 5th, and 6th. Check our website for details: RiverFest Weekend

Location: Woodruff Riverfront Park

May 6, 2018 (12:00 AM)

To kick off the 2018 Whitewater Season on the Chattahoochee River, Uptown Columbus & Phenix City are hosting RiverFest Weekend May 4th, 5th, and 6th. Check our website for details: RiverFest Weekend

Location: Woodruff Riverfront Park

May 6, 2018 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

Safe Kids Columbus at The RiverWalk
On-site, FREE Life Jackets given one per child (17 and under) while Sizes and supplies last.


May 7 - 8, 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Walker County side.

Location: Lewis Smith Lake (GPS)
Contact: Roger Treglown Phone: 205-300-5253

May 11 - 12, 2018 (5:00 PM - 4:30 PM)

10th Annual BBQ Cookoff and Festival at The World Famous Rodeo Club. For more information contact Ed at 256-825-7503

Contact: Ed Shikoski Phone: 256-825-7503 Click to e-mail Ed Shikoski

May 11, 2018 (6:00 PM - 11:30 PM)

Frogtown Crawfish Festival is two days of Fresh Louisiana crawfish, live music, family fun, food, adult beverages, arts and crafts, inflatables, games and more!! Kids 12 and under get in free. $10 adult admission.

 

 

Event's Official Web Page Location: Woodruff Riverfront Park
Phone: (706) 289-7510 Click to e-mail

May 11, 2018 (7:00 PM)

Uptown's Friday Night Concert Series. Bring your lawn chair, blanket and your family for a night of great music and fun! All outside food, beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic) and coolers are prohibited. This policy will help to provide a clean and safe environment for our attendees, merchants and the greater Uptown community.

Free Parking
RiverCenter Deck, 919 Broadway
Synovus Deck, Corner of 11th Street & Front Ave.

Event's Official Web Page Location: Downtown

May 12, 2018 (9:30 AM - 11:30 PM)

Frogtown Crawfish Festival is two days of Fresh Louisiana crawfish, live music, family fun, food, adult beverages, arts and crafts, inflatables, games and more!! Kids 12 and under get in free. $10 adult admission.

 

 

Phone: (706) 289-7510 Click to e-mail

May 12, 2018 (5:00 PM)

The Lake Martin Chapter of the Alabama Wildlife Federation
presents the annual AWF Wild Game Cook-Off

Silent Auction items at Cook-Off may include:
• Guns
• Hunting Items and Prints
• Ladies Items

Enjoy Live Music!
Cook Teams Needed!

For ticket or Cook Team information contact:
Catherine’s Market 256-215-7070 • The Sure Shot 256-329-0080
AWF Headquarters (800) 822-9453

Sample some of the “Best Wild Game” in Alabama
$40.00 Admission for up to 2 Adults prior to event
or $50.00 Admission for up to 2 Adults at the door
Free for Cook Teams and youth under 15
***Includes complimentary food and one (1) year AWF Membership for you OR your guest***

Location: Lake Martin Amphitheater (GPS)
Contact: Alabama Wildlife Federation Phone: 800-822-9453

May 18 - 19, 2018

Accepting Vendors and Sponsors. 

Over 10,000 in attendance in 2017. 

FREE public admission

(loganmartinlakefest)

Location: Lakeside Park (GPS)
Phone: 205-338-2034

May 18 - 19, 2018

Accepting Vendors and Sponsors. 

Over 10,000 in attendance in 2017. 

FREE public admission

(loganmartinlakefest)

Location: Lakeside Park (GPS)
Phone: 205-338-2034

May 18 - 19, 2018

Accepting Vendors and Sponsors. 

Over 10,000 in attendance in 2017. 

FREE public admission

(loganmartinlakefest)

Location: Lakeside Park (GPS)
Phone: 205-338-2034

May 18, 2018 (7:00 PM)

Uptown's Friday Night Concert Series. bring your lawn chair, blanket and your family for a night of great music and fun! All outside food, beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic) and coolers are prohibited. This policy will help to provide a clean and safe environment for our attendees, merchants and the greater Uptown community.

Free Parking
RiverCenter Deck, 919 Broadway
Synovus Deck, Corner of 11th Street & Front Ave.

Event's Official Web Page Location: median on Broadway

May 19 - 20, 2018

Registration $40.00
Registration is not accepted by phone or e-mail. Registration due by April 30, 2018.
Mail registration to Beverly Bass P.O. Box 1346, Sylacauga, AL 35150

Location: Hatchet Creek Float Trip (GPS)
Contact: Coosa County Ext Phone: 256-377-4713

May 19 - 20, 2018

Registration $40.00
Registration is not accepted by phone or e-mail. Registration due by April 30, 2018.
Mail registration to Beverly Bass P.O. Box 1346, Sylacauga, AL 35150

Location: Hatchet Creek Float Trip (GPS)
Contact: Coosa County Ext Phone: 256-377-4713

May 19, 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: Bankhead Lake
Contact: Buck Vines Phone: 205-226-1170

May 19, 2018 (10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)

 A venue to celebrate Armed Forces Service Members & Veterans in our community by bringing together Veteran Service Organizations & vendors who support us. This event is open to the public.

Location: Strand Park (GPS)

May 26, 2018

Saturday, May 26, 2018
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday will include: Artists and their artwork and crafts will be available all day, lunch from one or more vendors and live entertainment.

Sunday, May 27, 2018
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sunday will include: Artists and their artwork and crafts will be available all day.

Located on the serene grounds of Children’s Harbor Chapel and Hank’s Cabin - against the lapping waves of Lake Martin, this year we celebrate the Art on the Lake's 11th festival year! Last year, 47 artisans presented fine arts and handmade crafts to a crowd of more than 5,000 people.

It's free to attend, though a portion of your art purchases help support Children’s Harbor in continuing its mission to provide camp, counseling and support services to seriously ill children and their families.

(Children's Harbor)

 

Location: Children's Harbor (GPS)

May 26, 2018 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Bugs on the Hooch on the banks of the Chattahoochee River at Woodruff Riverfront Park .
A Family Fun Event for all Volkswagen Enthusiasts! Hosted by Scumbugs, Bug-Eyed and White Water Express.
Free for Spectators, Free Car Show entry and Free to join swap meet


JUNE 2018

June 2 - 9, 2018
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.

June 9, 2018 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Set your calendars for Lil' Calypso Saturday, June 9, 2018! This will be the 16th Annual show for Chuck's Marina. Calypso is known for quality crafts like jewelry, pottery, metal work, furniture,wood, & body products, and art work--oil, watercolor, acrylic. With about 60 regional artists, the show's reputation has continued to grow. Live Music on the Deck noon to four.

Location: Chuck's Marina (GPS)

June 9, 2018 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Set your calendars for Lil' Calypso Saturday, June 9, 2018! This will be the 16th Annual show for Chuck's Marina. Calypso is known for quality crafts like jewelry, pottery, metal work, furniture,wood, & body products, and art work--oil, watercolor, acrylic. With about 60 regional artists, the show's reputation has continued to grow. Live Music on the Deck noon to four.

Location: Chuck's Marina (GPS)

June 9, 2018 (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

This is a multicultural event.  A list of the events and activities are listed below:

 

Health Fair

Storytelling

Children Activities (inflatables, and train ride)

Social Service Agencies/Organizations

College recruiters

Games

Live entertainment (Gospel, Country & Western, Jazz, Blues, Hip Hop, Rap, and more...)

Car Show

This is family oriented event.

FREE admission and parking 

There will be food vendors and merchandist vendors available.

 

 

Location: Goodsell United Methodist Church
Contact: Mrs. Carmen McCoy Phone: 706-501-9069 Click to e-mail Mrs. Carmen McCoy

June 22 - 24, 2018

The races on Lake Guntersville will be held in Spring Creek, which is a part of the lake near many of the city's restaurants, stores, and entities.

Location: Spring Creek Marina (GPS)
Phone: 256-582-7015

June 22 - 24, 2018

(Hydrofest)

Boat racing returns to Lake Guntersville in 2018, bringing back one of the oldest and most popular tourism events held on the 69,000 acre reservoir. Don’t miss this exciting event featuring the Unlimited Series! Tickets will go on sale March 1st!

This weekend will feature other exciting water sports including the Grand Prix World hydros, stock outboard racing as well as a Wakeboard Exhibition with some of the top professional athletes competing in the industry today. Static displays, a boat show, food and fun including the appearance of one of the most famous boats in the history of the Unlimited Series — Miss Budweiser — will round out the festival.

 

Contact: MARSHALL COUNTY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU Phone: 800-582-6282

June 22 - 24, 2018

(Hydrofest)

Boat racing returns to Lake Guntersville in 2018, bringing back one of the oldest and most popular tourism events held on the 69,000 acre reservoir. Don’t miss this exciting event featuring the Unlimited Series! Tickets will go on sale March 1st!

This weekend will feature other exciting water sports including the Grand Prix World hydros, stock outboard racing as well as a Wakeboard Exhibition with some of the top professional athletes competing in the industry today. Static displays, a boat show, food and fun including the appearance of one of the most famous boats in the history of the Unlimited Series — Miss Budweiser — will round out the festival.

 

Contact: MARSHALL COUNTY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU Phone: 800-582-6282


JULY 2018

July 3, 2018 (5:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

The Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce presents ClemsonFest 2018 on July 3, at 5pm. For $5 on foot or $10 per car, you can enjoy food, live music, vendors, a kids play area, and a lot of family friendly fun at Clemson University’s Campus Beach, not to mention the biggest fireworks display ever. The fireworks begin at 9:30pm. Please no pets, personal coolers or swimming.

 

 

Event's Official Web Page Location: Clemson University Campus Beach

July 3, 2018 (9:30 PM)

Rumble on the River is coming up on July 3rd at 9:30 PM Eastern. Your support of this very expensive endeavor has been tremendous!


July 3, 2018 (9:30 PM)

Rumble on the River is coming up on July 3rd at 9:30 PM Eastern. Your support of this very expensive endeavor has been tremendous. Tune your radios to 95.3 Country Legends to listen to the sychronized music. Thank you to all who donated so that everyone can enjoy this spectacular event!!

Location: Bartletts Ferry Dam

July 4, 2018 (10:00 AM)

The Annual PWC and Boat Parade will start from Two Tree Island at 10:00 EST sharp!

Event's Official Web Page Location: Two Tree Island

July 4, 2018 (10:00 AM)

The Annual PWC and Boat Parade will start from Two Tree Island at 10:00 EST sharp!

Event's Official Web Page Location: Two Tree Island

July 4, 2018 (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, 2018 (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)

AUGUST 2018

August 4, 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: Holt Lake (GPS)
Contact: Becky Clark Phone: 205-799-2449

August 25, 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: H Neely Henry Lake (GPS)
Contact: Casandra Lewis Maudsley Phone: 205-472-0481 Click to e-mail Casandra Lewis Maudsley

SEPTEMBER 2018

September 10 - 11, 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Walker County Lewis Smith Lake Cleanup.

Location: Lewis Smith Lake (GPS)
Contact: Roger Treglown Phone: 205-300-5253

September 14, 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Cullman County side of Lewis Smith Lake Cleanup.

Location: Lewis Smith Lake (GPS)
Contact: Jim Murphy Phone: 205-529-5981

OCTOBER 2018

October 4, 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

This will be the Winston County Side Cleanup for Lewis Smith Lake. 

Location: Lewis Smith Lake (GPS)
Contact: Jim Eason Click to e-mail Jim Eason

October 6, 2018 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Join us on Saturday, October 6, 2018 for a fun filled day in downtown Dadeville. Festival starts at 9:00 am ends at 4:00 pm

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Food Vendors
  • Music
  • Inflatables & Train rides for kids

For vendor applications visit our website click on chamber events for links to applications. www.dadeville.com or contact the Chamber office at 256-825-4019 or chamber@dadeville.com

Event's Official Web Page Location: Tallapoosa County Courthouse Square
Contact: Linda Andrews Phone: 256-825-4019 Click to e-mail Linda Andrews

October 23 - 25, 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Contact: Sheila Smith at 205-396-5093 or Marlin Glover at
770-445-0824

Location: R L Harris Reservoir (GPS)
Contact: Sheila Smith Phone: 205-396-5093

October 27, 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: Mitchell Lake (GPS)
Contact: Dale Vann Phone: 205-910-3713 Click to e-mail Dale Vann

October 29 - November 2, 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: H Neely Henry Lake (GPS)
Contact: Lisa Dover Phone: 256-549-0900

NOVEMBER 2018

November 2 - 3, 2018 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Location: Martin Lake (GPS)
Contact: John Thompson Phone: 334-399-3289 Click to e-mail John Thompson

November 4, 2018 (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.

DECEMBER 2018

December 25, 2018
Location: All Over The World

JANUARY 2019

January 1, 2019
Location: All Over The World

MARCH 2019

March 10, 2019 (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.