Weekend Planning: 5-17 to 5-20


This weekend features many great activities for everyone to do.  This first event is for all the football fans out there.  The Pigskin Roundup Spring Jam is coming to Burgess-Snow Stadium at Jacksonville State.  Eight local teams from Calhoun County will play on two nights.  You can come on out to the stadium to watch all four games or you can watch the games live on TV 24.  Here are the game schedules:

Thursday- May 17th
Weaver vs. Ohatchee- 4pm
Pleasant Valley vs. Saks- 7pm

Friday- May 18th
Donoho vs. White Plains- 4pm
Alexandria vs. Wellborn- 7pm

Of course football is not the only thing happening this weekend.  If you are a fan of yard sales you will enjoy this.  The US 11 Antique Alley is from May 17th to May 20th.  This 502 mile yard sale from Meridian, MS to Bristol, VA will feature numerous people trying to sell stuff at roadside yard sales.  And many towns along the route will also feature events for the entire family to do.  Plan on seeing lots of traffic on US 11 and nearby Interstate 59 throughout the weekend.  For more information go to http://www.us11antiquealley.com/

But there’s even more happening this weekend!  On the festival side the Rome River Jam features many bands on May 19th. http://romeriverjam.com/  The Poke Salat Festival happens on May 19th in Arab, AL and features many things for the family to do.  http://www.pokesalatfestival.com/ The Glencoe, AL Celebration in the Park happens on May 19th. http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20120515/news/120519911?cid=dlvr.it&tc=ar And the Clay County Music and Arts festival in Ashland, AL occurs on May 19th. http://claycochamber.com/  The Finishing With Faith Family Fun Day 5K also happens in Clay County on May 19th.  https://www.facebook.com/events/309713512431832/

On a serious note; a fundraising concert for Aimee Copeland who is recovering from a bacterial infection will be held at 8pm on May 18th in the Moonshadow Music Hall at Sunnyside Cafe in Carrollton, GA.  The band will be Americana Express, a popular group who performs mostly original songs from the Duke Baggett Band CD, “Georgia Tracks.”  More concerts are planned for Aimee Copeland.  And this will raise a lot of money and will be packed.  Get there early!  For more information go to http://www.sunnyside-cafe.com/.

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