Weekend Roundup: 8-30 to 9-2


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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Hot and steamy with a chance of rain/storms each day!

Local Best Bets:

Muddy Mama 5K at the Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday August 31st.  For more info. go to: http://www.mudrunguide.com/event/talladega-alabama-muddy-mama-2013/

Julie Diener 5K in Rainbow City on Saturday August 31st starting at 8 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.annistonrunners.com/event-calendar/?eventID=499&date=08/31/2013

43rd Annual St. William Seafood Festival on Saturday August 31 in Guntersville, AL.  For more info. go to: http://stwilliamchurch.com/seafood_festival

Section Labor Day Festival on Monday September 2nd in Section Alabama.  For more info. go to: http://sectionalabama.com/laborday.html

Labor Day Weekend Concert at The Amp on Lake Martin on Sunday September 1st.  For more info. go to: http://www.lmat.org/labor-day.html

Ider Mule Days on Monday September 2nd.  For more info. go to: http://www.al.com/living/index.ssf/2013/08/dekalb_countys_annual_ider_mul.html

Scottsboro Alabama 40th annual Art In The Park on Sunday September 1st.  For more info. go to: http://www.threeartsclub.org/

French Hammond Family Fun Day in Wedowee Alabama on Sunday September 1st.  For more info. go to: http://alabama.travel/upcoming-events/french-hammond-family-fun-day

Running Water Powwow on August 31st and September 1st in Rome Georgia.  For more info. go to: http://www.runningwaterpowwow.com/

Villa Rica Fireworks Extravaganza at the V-Plex starting at 5 pm on Friday August 30th.  For more info. go to: http://www.times-georgian.com/news/local/article_6c839144-10fe-11e3-bdff-0019bb30f31a.html

Action Dash 5K in Rome Georgia on Monday September 2nd.  For more info. go to: http://www.venuedog.com/rome/events/5359

Armuchee Bluegrass Festival in Rome Georgia on August 30-31.  For more info. go to: http://www.venuedog.com/rome/events/15051

Black Music Festival in Gadsden on Sunday September 1st.  For more info. go to: http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20130830/ENT/130839994

Tracy Lawrence at The Amp in Carrollton, Georgia on Friday August 30th at 8 pm.  For more info. go to:  http://carrollcalendar.com/ai1ec_event/tracy-lawrence

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: 

Dragoncon in downtown Atlanta now through Monday September 2nd.  For more info. go to: http://www.dragoncon.org/

AJC Decatur Book Festival now through Sunday September 1st.  For more info. go to: http://www.decaturbookfestival.com

Birmingham Best Bets:

The Color Run at Barber Motorsports Park on Monday September 2nd starting at 9 am.  For more info. go to: http://thecolorrun.com/birmingham/

Phenomenal Women’s Summit at the Sheraton Birmingham now through Saturday August 31st.  For more info. go to: http://www.phenomenalwomenssummit.com

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Weekend Roundup: 8-31 to 9-3


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:

Regular hot and humid weather with a chance of storms each day.

Local Best Bets:

Running Water Pow Wow at Ridge Ferry Park in Rome, Ga on September 1-2.  For more info. go to: http://www.runningwaterpowwow.com/

Be Positive 5K Road Race being held at Little Tallapoosa Park in Carrollton, GA on Saturday September 1st.  For more info. go to:  http://bepositive5k.tumblr.com/.

St. William Seafood Festival happening at the Civitan Park in Guntersville on August 31st and September 1st.  For more info. go to: http://stwilliamchurch.com/seafood_festival.

Art in the Park happening at King Caldwell Park in Scottsboro on Sunday September 2nd.  For more info. go to: http://www.threeartsclub.org/.

Section Labor Day Festival happening on Monday September 3rd in Section, AL.  For more info. go to: http://sectionalabama.com/laborday.html.

Ider Mule Days happening on Monday September 3rd in Ider, AL.  For more info. go to: http://blueridgecountry.com/details/27925-ider-mule-days.html.

Drive By Truckers at the Lake Martin Amphitheater on Sunday September 2nd.  For more info. go to: http://www.lmat.org/.

French/Hammond Park Family Fun Day in Wedowee, AL on Sunday September 2nd.

Soul in the City Music Festival happening at Murphee Stadium in Gadsden, AL on Sunday September 2nd.  For more info. go to: http://www.soulinthecitymusicfest.com/.

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 Bet:

Dragon Con happening at Atlanta from August 31st to September 3rd.  For more info. go to: http://dragoncon.org.

Birmingham Best Bet:

The Color Run happening at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds, AL on Monday September 3rd.  For more info. go to: http://thecolorrun.com.