Weekend Roundup: 5-10 to 5-12


Geek Alabama Weekend Roundup

This is Weekend Roundup.  The local events that are happening in NE Alabama and NW Georgia.  And the bigger events that are happening in Atlanta and Birmingham.  As always if you have an event that needs to be featured on Weekend Roundup.  E-mail me at barcncpt44@aol.com

Weekend Weather:

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Small chance of rain on Friday.  A chance of rain or a storm on Saturday but not a washout.  Sunday and Mother’s Day looks great!

Local Best Bets:

Calhoun County Relay For Life being held on Friday May 10th starting at 6 pm at the McClellan Soccer Fields.  For more info. go to: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY13MS?pg=entry&fr_id=51057

Tallapoosa County Relay For Life being held at the Alex City Sportsplex on Friday May 10th starting at 6 pm.  For more info. go to: http://relay.acsevents.org/site/TR?fr_id=51127&pg=entry

Paddlin’ 4 Paws Cardboard Boat Regatta Races at Chimney Cove on Lake Wedowee being held on Saturday May 11th.  For more info. go to: http://www.highairs.com/RCAS_LWAJ_Cardboard_Boat_Ra.html

Pawsapalooza 2013 being held at the Humane Society Pet Rescue & Adoption Center in Gadsden on Saturday May 11th starting at 11 am.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/188201394663473/?ref=22

Talladega College President’s Scholarship Concert featuring Mr. Frankie Beverly and Maze being held on Friday May 10th at 8 pm.  For more info. go to: http://hbcuconnect.com/content/246934/talladega-college-gears-up-for-a-mothers-day-weekend-treat

The Fish Market Shrimp and Crawfish Boil being held on Saturday May 11th starting at 11 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.fishmarketrestaurantgadsden.net/

Glencoe Celebration In the Park being held on Saturday May 11th starting at 8 am.  For more info. go to: http://gadsdenmessenger.com/2013/05/03/glencoe-celebration-in-the-park-is-may-11/

Cullman Strawberry Fest being held on May 10-11.  For more info. go to: http://www.cullmancity.org/FesthalleMarketPlatz.htm

The 32nd Annual Haralson County Wildlife Association’s Trout Fishing Rodeo will be held on Saturday May 11th from 8 am until 4 pm at Jimmy Smith’s Farm.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/545302148855446/?ref=14

The Concert for Will will be held on Saturday May 11th from 4-8 pm at the Carrollton Amphitheater.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/ConcertForWill

Coosa Valley Cycling Association’s Up The Creek Without a Pedal ride will be held on Saturday May 11th starting at 8 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.cvca.org/up-the-creek-without-a-pedal/

Team WILLpower’s benefit for Special Olympics of Haralson County being held on May 11th in Buchanan, GA starting at 3 pm.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/460575144016913/?ref=3

Travis Tritt at Mill Town Music Hall happening on Saturday May 11th at 7:30 pm.  For more info. go to: http://milltownmusichall.com/

Finishing With Faith 5K / 1 mile Run being held on Saturday May 11th starting at 9:30 am in Lineville, AL.  For more info. go to: http://www.annistonrunners.com/event-calendar/?eventID=526&date=05/11/2013

Race for Piedmont Benevolence Center being held on Saturday May 11th starting at 8 am in Piedmont, AL.  For more info. go to: http://www.annistonrunners.com/event-calendar/?eventID=447&date=05/11/2013

FBLA / March of Dimes 5K being held on Saturday May 11th starting at 8 am in Oxford, AL.  For more info. go to: http://www.annistonrunners.com/event-calendar/?eventID=532&date=05/11/2013

Steps For Stef 5K run being held on Saturday May 11th starting at 8 am in Southside, AL.  For more info. go to: http://www.annistonrunners.com/event-calendar/?eventID=525&date=05/11/2013

Talladega Parks and Recreation Mothers Day 5k and 1 Mile Splash Walk being held on Saturday May 11th starting at 8 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.annistonrunners.com/event-calendar/?eventID=521&date=05/11/2013

The Old Veal School Gospel Concert Series presents Second Coming taking place on Saturday May 11th starting at 6 pm at 2753 Old Columbus Road in Roopville, GA.

Here are my out of the area best bets for this weekend.  Go to http://www.accessatlanta.com/ for Atlanta events or http://birminghamal.org/events-calendar/  for Birmingham events.

Atlanta Best Bets:

Sweet Auburn Springfest being held on May 10-12.  For more info. go to: http://www.sweetauburn.com/Springfest2013.html

Barefoot In the Park Fine Arts Festival being held on May 11-12.  For more info. go to: http://www.barefootinthepark.org/

Birmingham Best Bets:

Buck Creek Festival in Old Town Helena being held on May 10-11.  For more info. go to: http://www.buckcreekfestival.com/

Cahabafest held at Cahaba Brewing Company being held on Saturday May 11th from 11 am – 5 pm.  For more info. go to: http://cahababrewing.com/site/cahabafest/