Weekend Roundup: 5-17 to 5-19


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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Off and on rain and thunderstorms throughout the weekend.  Sorry!

Local Best Bets:

Operation Ben Concert at Burgess-Snow Field happening on Sunday May 19th starting at 6 pm.  For more info. go to: http://metrotix.com/r.php?action=event&eventId=5672

Possum Pickin Concert Series in Tallapoosa Georgia happening on Saturday May 18th starting at 7 pm.  For more info. go o: https://www.facebook.com/possumpickin

Walk-A-Thon at the Talladega Superspeedway.  Happening on Saturday May 18th starting at 9 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.alabamateenchallenge.org/

Poke Salat Festival in Arab, AL happening on Saturday May 18th.  For more info. go to: http://www.pokesalatfestival.com/

Mentone Rhododendron Festival happening on May 18-19.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/MentoneAlabamaFestivals

Dakota Dyer Foundation’s 1st Annual Waffle Eating Contest at the Bremen Waffle House. Happening on Saturday May 18th at 3 pm.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/370833263021135/

Spring Fair on the Square in Buchanan, GA happening on Saturday May 18th.  For more info. go to: http://visitharalson.org/eventdetails/10-12-13/Fair_on_the_Square_Buchanan

Twisted Ankle Marathon happening on Saturday May 18th in Summerville, GA.  For more info. go to: http://gastateparks.org/event/177050?locationid=62&p=62&c=4347555

Mark Lowry will perform at the Mill Town Music Hall on Saturday May 18th at 7 pm.  For more info. go to: http://milltownmusichall.com/

US 11 Antique Alley happening on May 16-19.  For more info. go to: http://www.us11antiquealley.com/

The Oxford Arts Council Presents the Alabama Symphony Orchestra at the Oxford Civic Center happening on Friday May 17th at 7:30 pm.  For more info. go to: http://www.alabamasymphony.org/

Honoring Our Fallen Heroes happening at Centennial Park in Anniston on Friday May 17th at 6 pm.  For more info. go to: http://calhounchamber.preview.gochambermaster.com/events/details/honoring-our-fallen-heroes-5092466

Anniston Lions Run for Sight 5K on Saturday May 18 starting at 8 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.annistonrunners.com/event-calendar/?eventID=427&date=05/18/2013

Project 1:27 5K run in Gadsden on Saturday May 18th starting at 8 am.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/122499521258899/

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:

Party in the Park at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta on Saturday May 18th.  For more info. go to: http://www.centerstage-atlanta.com/

Xperimental Puppetry Theater at the Center for Puppetry Arts from May 16-19.  For more info. go to: http://www.puppet.org/perform/xpt13.shtml

Birmingham Best Bets:

Do Dah Day at Caldwell and Rhodes parks on Saturday May 18th.  For more info. go to: http://www.dodahday.org/

Tour de Cure at St. Vincent’s One Nineteen on Saturday May 18th.  For more info. go to: http://main.diabetes.org/site/TR?fr_id=8630&pg=entry&s_src=birminghamdorg&s_subsrc=tdc2013

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